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  1. Home theater Speaker question

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    A speaker (L/R/C) with the following spec: 200 watts continuous power , SPL 114 dB (Anechoic) - 118 dB (typical room), Sensitivity: 94 dB/2.83V/m Is it loud enough to be used as home theater front speakers (L/R/C)? Thanks in Advance
  2. diy sub question - Infinite Baffle

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    please delete
  3. Small vented vs large vented Winisd question

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I currently have a 12 cubic foot vented enclosure and now I am switching to two 4.5 cubic foot vented end table subs on each side of the couch. While modeling in Winisd, I am showing the same output and response curve (within one db)if I add an 8db boost at 20hz to the smaller box. I tweaked...
  4. Room design question re: dual sub placement

    AV Home Theater
    I'm rebuilding my basement theater. It's irregularly shaped, as shown in the attached drawing. The screen wall (on the left of the drawing) is 14' 1" wide. The main part of the room is 15' 9"' deep, but halfway across it goes back another 6' 3" into a recessed area. My wire-frame equipment...
  5. Infinite Baffle Sub-woofer Question

    IB - Infinite Baffle Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hello, I am brand new to this and have been trying to learn about speaker building. This may seem like a dumb question, but the answer will help me understand more than I knew before :smile: Would it be possible to not have an extra room, but just have a cylinder from each woofer go out through...
  6. Question for someone who has intimately familiar with how auto calibration software works.

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    I have always wondered why all (at least the ones I have played with Audyssey, MCCAC YPAO) the auto calibration software seems to only run a single pass per channel? Yes I know some of them will allow you to adjust the position of the mic and run multiple passes but that is not what I am...
  7. PSB Image S50 question

    Home Audio Speakers
    I have a pair of PSB Image S50 surround speakers. I believe they are either called Bipole or Dipole. I was checking the speakers out today and noticed something unusual about the bass reflex ports. There are 2 on each speaker, under the drivers. On every other speaker I've seen, the port enters...
  8. Question regarding Wayne's article: House curve: What it is, why you need it, how to do it!

    REW Forum
    Hi Friends! I have a question regarding Wayne's article: "House curve: What it is, why you need it, how to do it!" If I understood the idea behind it, there is a difference between the "perceived flat response as opposed to measured flat response." So if I choose some house curve and I need...
  9. Dumb Question on remote

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Hi: I inherited an older Denon 2807 receiver, sans remote. Denon's website shows an RC1030 as the remote sold with it. To get an inexpensive remote for it, do I buy a remote that's compatible with the Denon RC1030, or a remote compatible with the receiver? Or either? Don't want to spend much on...
  10. receiver question....

    Two Channel Audio
    Is an HT receiver good for 2-channel music? Does all the riggamaroll for HT mess it up for using it as a good receiver? My Adcom system is dying on me..after 30 years of faithful service. I have a 2011 Denon HT Receiver that saw little use..I think it is the 1911..would it be good for 2-channel...
  11. Yamaha RX A2020 sub output question

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi all, have a question for you all. I have the above receiver, sub is a CSS SDX-15 powered by a Dayton Audio SA1000 amp. Amp is connected to pre out for sub. I ran the YPAO setup, it finds the sub, and I hear it during the setup. Problem is, there is no output from the sub otherwise. I have...
  12. win isd question

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    hello everyone first of all thanks for allowing me to join and learn from you all. I have installed winisd and made an attempt to load some of the download-able files that are in the sticky but winisd is wanting a .wpr file extension while it seems the files in the thread are .wdr have i totally...
  13. Question on DIY setup

    DIY Speakers
    I hope this is the correct place, I've been doing some reading here and planning of a small system in a "family room" we have which is actually just bare concrete floors and walls as of now. My question is I would like DIY as much of this as possible and I have a set of vintage Bang & Olufsen...
  14. Face amp question

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    How loud are the fans in these things? Loud enough to hear 10 feet away in a very quiet room? (35db noise floor)
  15. dumb question

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I am hoping you guys can help me out, I am just in the process of building a CSS trio 12 sonotube and I have a few options for power Onkyo 705 sub out to...... one channel of my Rotel RMB 1075 (200wpc 4 ohm|) or, Harrison XI600 pro amp (specs are hard to find 600 wpc 4 ohm i believe) then...
  16. Another Level Question (Newbie)

    REW Forum
    Hi Everyone, I'm working my way through the steps to use REW, and I've run into something that I don't understand. Here's a summary of where I'm at: 1) I have a Creative Labs "Blaster X-fi" external sound card. This card has separate right and left channels for line out. It has a single...
  17. Quick winisd question

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    In the system input power do I put the amp's power?
  18. question on matching subwoofers with main speakers

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I built two Maelstrom subs with dual passive radiators in 9 cubic foot boxes and I purchased two Velodyne SMS-1 active crossovers for these subs. The instruction manual recommends setting the crossovers at 80 Hz because it is "the THX standard". My main speakers are rated to achieve 32 Hz. I...
  19. Spectrum graph export as text - frequencies question

    REW Forum
    Hello. When I export a 1/3 octave Spectrum measurement I've taken, and export the graph as a .txt file, I get thousands of data points, rather than the 1/3 octave frequency centers I've chosen for the graph display. Is there a way to export the data but just have the file show the levels at the...
  20. Speaker wire question

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hello, I have a quick question. I just set up my home theater which I have had put in storage for a while. I could not find my 10 gauge wire's for my mains and center so I used 16 gauge instead. I can't believe that my speakers sound so much better using 16g instead of 10g. It has me baffled...