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  1. A Dog's Purpose - Blu-ray Review

    Official DVD and Blu-ray Reviews
  2. Audio Cable - Different Purpose

    System Setup and Connection
    In the absence of decent RCA audio cables to connect a device (e.g. CD player) to an amp, could you use digital coax cables? If so what effect on the quality of the signal is likely?
  3. New Member - My purpose for Being Here

    New Member Introductions
    I am upgrading my home theater equipment. I found this site while searching Google for a review on the Denon AVR-4520 which I am considering purchasing. I already have a Denon AVR-3312, which I am very happy with, in my family room and so I am considering Denon again for the theater. I have...
  4. Dual purpose bonus room HT

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Unfortunately I don't have the space to build a dedicated HT room so I have to make some compromises. I have never owned a projector so I am not 100% sure what to expect and I am looking for design/planning feedback. My main requirements are to be able to use this room for both HT and as a...
  5. Purpose of Dual vs Single Voice Coils?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    This seems like something I should intuitively know, but I am having a hard time understanding the virtues of dual voice coil drivers. Does it have to do with multiple driver setups, versatility, or something completely different?
  6. [Problem] Should FBQ2496 Change The "Waveform" Of A Tone On Purpose?

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Hi, I bought the fbq2496 yesterday. now, what i recogniced is that : (hard to explain, stay with me (; ) if i play a song where a constant 25 Hz tone is played in the background with NO EQUALIZION APPLIED (or bypas mode) the tone/excursion of the membrane/signal light on the ep2500 is like...
  7. dual purpose component cabinet, take 2

    Home Theater Seating and Accessories
    so, we bought our house in '07. we found this old sideboard buffett while cleaning out the shop's attic. obviously it has seen its better days. i've been looking for a good use for it and when my wife gave me the go ahead on turning the kids' old play room into a theater room, i decided to use...
  8. All purpose HiFi subwoofer

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Hey all I don't post very often, but read here daily. I am in the process of slowly putting together a home theater. First component into my house will be the subwoofer. While I save up for the other bits, the sub will become part of my very nice 2 channel rig. The speakers I am currently...
  9. Purpose

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, Joined the post today in hopes of both contributing and aquiring input (tech-tips) related to frequency response characteristics involved in D & E and R & D of driver compatabilty, Qe, Qm, room acoustics and compatable parametersfor EQ over-lap in design (hobbyist level). I have some...
  10. Another dual purpose living room system

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    My system is pretty solid mid-fi level stuff but it works well for the living room. Currently it consists of Speakers: AV123 RS450, RSC200 and RSS300 (saving up to replace with a PSB Imagine system) Subs: Dual SVS PB13-Ultra's Receiver:Denon AVR-4306 Monitor: Samsung 50" Plasma Sources...
  11. What is the purpose of the internal baffling?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Sorry, bit of a noob question here, but what is the purpose of the internal baffling people put inside their sub boxes? What benefit does it have over just simple bracing? How to people know the proper design of the inside of the box if the sub does not come with a enclosure diagram? Thanks
  12. HTPC Build in Pictures

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Multipurpose HTPC setup for 5.1/7.1 1080p This thread outlines my HTPC build and depicts the connections and settings used to make it work for web browsing, music, 7.1 analog gaming, 5.1 digital 1080p movies etc. This was done with a budget of $1000. Components: -Silverstone HTPC aluminum case...
  13. What is the purpose of rca two inputs on sub

    Hi: A bit of a dumb question, but why is there two rca inputs (left and right) on my sub ( 20-39 PC+)? I only use one of them (left) coming from a single sub-out on my a/v receiver! Do some receivers have left and right sub-outs? Why do I need two inputs for a single-driver sub? Give me some...
  14. Whats the purpose of an SPL meter when using calibrated Mic with REW?

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I never understood the connection between the RS spl meter and the calibrated mics with use in REW. It is my understanding that even with a calibrated mic, you will still need the SPL meter. What purpose will it serve?