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  1. Is this a realistic expectation for 2 Dayton um18s

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello this is my first actual post to this forum so my apologies if any errors are made. I've been designing my first diy sub enclosure for 2 Dayton ultimax 18s and just want some feedback from anyone with experience. The main use of the subs will be for music, but the music I listen to has a...
  2. Wattage for realistic playback = 1000watts?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Looking into alot of techy stuff. Found this article: http://annhyg.oxfordjournals.org/content/55/8/893.long which shows some testing done on the SPL of musical instruments played by orchestra players. Much data shows averages and peaks. One interesting note is Peaks of horns are in the...
  3. Realistic Mc 1200 tweeters Upgrade?

    Home Audio Speakers
    Realistic mc 1200, need a new tweeter something brighter sounding too match my Klipsch speakers,. Woofers are replaced with goldwoods. I* also Have visaton but I dono which brand is better,. http://www.parts-express.com/goldwood-gw-8pc-8-8-delmar-series-heavy-duty-woofer-8-ohm--290-314 VS...
  4. Realistic bass needs for 2100 sq.ft. room?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello! Beginner DIYer here. Been reading here and other forums for a few months getting ready for a build over the winter. I have a closed off basement room about 2100 cubic sq. ft. in an L shape with low 7 foot ceiling and concrete floors. I will work up a room layout. Room is 90% HT / 10%...
  5. Found a Realistic Stereo Test Record

    CD-BD-DVD Music | Vinyl Records
    I came across this and found it interesting. Its in good shape too. Bought it with 20+ other LPs for $12 I've been curious about balancing the stylus arm. This record has tracks specifically for getting the pressure right. Is it a usefull tool, or more of a gimmic? I'm waiting for a new...
  6. Help with realistic woofers

    General Service and Technical Information
    I have two Realistic Mach One speakers. they're pretty old and both of the subwoofers need a new surround. the problem is it sounds like the coil is vibrating against something when i play them. will replacing the surround fix this?
  7. realistic optimus T-200 speakers

    Home Audio Speakers
    These speakers have dual 10" woofers in each tower and they are rated at 16 ohm each woofer. I am missing two woffers. Do any of you know were I can find replacements? I picked them up for free and they are in the retale boxes with all packing. they look mint but two of the drivers were...
  8. MLB.tv will be even more realistic than MLB: The Show on the PS3

    Just in case you didn't have enough ways to watch baseball, MLB.tv is coming to the PlayStation 3. Already on the Roku streamer (if it's working yet), Boxee and even the iPad, there's no word on any PS3 specific features or interface tweaks, but it does have the advantage of tossing all...
  9. Have Any Filmmakers Used Realistic Explosions?

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    I just got back from Avatar on IMAX, and while the explosions and effects were beautiful, it reminded me what bothers me about most movie explosions. When they say "hit 'em with high explosive rounds" I want to see shockwaves and high velocity shrapnel. Instead, we see a missile hit a...
  10. Resurecting Realistic Mach One's

    DIY Speakers
    I was given a pair of Mach One's today. One is minus the woofer the other has some cone damage and needs foaming. When I was a kid I drooled over the pair a family member had. The midrange and and tweeter are both horns. (If I recall right, these were rather pricey for the day about $750 for...