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  1. Home audio & visual system setup Help for rookie

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi all, I'm moving into a smaller home where i'll have only a single lounge room for my current home theatre / audio setup that was originally in two separate rooms. I had in the study a Yamaha HTR-2067 (5 speakers and a sub), a Behringer Microphono PP400 Phono Preamp, and a Pro-Ject RPM 3.1...
  2. Rookie question of the day: difference between SPL meter and room mic?

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I'm looking to do a crossover and roomEQ with REW. Do I need a room mic and an SPL meter?
  3. DIY Rookie

    New Member Introductions
    What's up everyone! I am new to the DIY Realm and looking forward to obtaining assistance on creating my sweet home theater system for my family and I to enjoy. Hope to learn a lot and in return give back to the community. Thanks Simphars
  4. Help choosing Receiver - Rookie Theater Room

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    First....thanks to all those that know their stuff and take the time to answer these basic questions! I posted earlier with questions on setting up my entertainment room w/ projector. I call it entertainment because its an open basement so not dedicated theater room. I've finally got all the...
  5. REW rookie

    REW Forum
    Hello. I not found this is certainly possible, can use REW with integrated sound card laptop, but mcacc pioneer microphone? Or should I buy another item? Thank you very much and excuse. :sn: regards
  6. Rookie mistake

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Unfortunately my first post on this forum is regarding a HUGE rookie mistake that quite frankly has me sick to my stomach. To make a very long story short, I am in the process of building a house and have a dedicated 20x13 space in the basement for a home theater. The builder and I worked...
  7. HT Rookie

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all, Tony from Central Coast, NSW, Australia. I have dabbled a little in HT, but now setting up a dedicated home theater room and will need info, hence why I have joined.
  8. Rookie Looking for advice.

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello all, I am really interested in diving into a DIY Subwoofer. I think this is very exciting and engaging. Much more so than going to a Audio/Video store and purchasing one. The room that I am looking to place the subwoofer is not a typical square or retangular room so looking for advice on...
  9. HT Rookie question on Sub end table

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Ok so I'm new to the home theater world. I want to set up my two subs by building end tables to house the subwoofers. I have a Klipsch 10" down firing sub and a Polk Audio front facing 10" sub. My plan is to basicly build a box that will be completely open on the back side and have a material...
  10. Advise a rookie on ways to improve designs

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I'm new to this hobby and as a result - even though I've spent a few days reading on topic, some things are still not quite "clear" to me. Lets look at the following setup. Low budget build. 50%HT 50% music. Dayton Audio SD315A-88 12" driver and Yung SD200-6 200W Class D Subwoofer Amp Module...
  11. rookie needs help

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello, I am wanting to build a subwoofer, but I'm overwhelmed by all of the choices. I'm not afraid of the construction, but choosing the components and even more the design really has me baffled. I may have made a mistake, but I have already purchased a Oaudio 500 amp, which I guess I can try...
  12. The Rookie's Cinema V5.2

    Home Theater Room Photos (Finished Rooms Only)
    So, I have set up my Cinema in a total of 5 rooms since I have been born. Version 1.0 was an old Realistic setup; It had 2.0 Realistic Toers running on an old realistic Amp. Version 1.1 upgraded to modern 5.1 KLH Satellites with KLH AVR 5100 and KLH sub. Version 1.2 than upgraded L/Rs to a...
  13. OLD Rookie from San Diego

    New Member Introductions
    Hi All, This place is awesome. I have not posted but have gained lots of info by just looking around. You have been a BIG help by just posting your questions/answers. Thanks to all and maybe I can help someone in the future. Gary
  14. New HT rookie

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone! Since I am working now for almost 2 years on my HT in the basement, and to be onest I have found very useful information that helped me build it, I decided to join THE SCHACK. This week I will receive my new speakers the teufel Theater 10's. Further this week I will post the...
  15. 2nd time rookie

    REW Forum
    what the _is this ... sorry, new to this, actually I played around a long time ago when I had a PC and had far fewer problems, but, I wanted to try my laptop to get my subs eq'd and measured. well that was an adventure unto itself, getting the external usb card to work and play nice. I bought a...
  16. Another rookie with some questions...

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello, I've been reading through countless threads on this site and many others and have come up with so many ideas that I think I've really confused myself. I have 3 receivers in mind, all seem to be fairly popular choices: 1. Yamaha RX-V567BL 2. Denon AVR-1611 3. Pioneer VSX-1020-K I'm open...
  17. Rookie lossless music download questions

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Id like to start creating a digital lossless music library. Can flac files (or any lossless music files) be found for free download? Eventually Ill be playing these files with the laptop or the htpc using the Fiio E7/E9 dac/amp combo and the Sennheiser HD650 cans, but I need the best sources...
  18. Need advice, help a rookie out.

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hey guys, I've never built or really owned a home theater system so I want to start out very small just to get the feel for it. I have a rl-p sub I took out of my out car I can use in the future, for now lets just worry about the speakers, and I can worry about the sub after. Really what I...
  19. Rookie

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Wow! Been sitting here for last 45 minutes overwhelmed with all the information at hand! With that being said I am interested in setting up a decent home theatre system. I have a Samsung 61" DLP tv that is in a Living Room with all Tile and one wall is solid native Texas stone. I was...
  20. HT rookie from Sweden.

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all, Good to be here. Among many things I hope to learn enough to be able to use the REW software in order to get the most from my HT-system. This seems to be a great place to learn about HT. /Anders Bäckstrand