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  1. Problem with big rooms and long reverberation (>6s)

    REW Forum
    Hi, I try to measure for the first time a big room with more than 6s of reverberation. It looks like REW can't handle this but maybe I miss something ... If listen to the IR wav file, I can hear a filter cutting the diffuse field ! Also the measurement with a sweep stop before the end of the...
  2. Two rooms one system

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello again HTS, First let me thank you for the help several years back as I built my first system and have loved it. Now I'm being commissioned to build another for a friend and am back for more advice. He is building a simple home theater in a room roughly 22'x17'. 50inch t.v. in the middle...
  3. 2 rooms, better size?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I have 2 rooms to chose from, 26x14x8 or 19x12x8. The smaller room has 1 window the larger has 3, is it splitting hairs on which one is a better size? Both will be dedicated media rooms
  4. Listening rooms and impulse response

    Audio Processing
    When we look at the improvements produced by digital room correction systems we usually look at the frequency response graphs... or at least this is the aspect most people pay attention to. But in evaluating the performance of our system (speakers and listening room as a whole) I believe we...
  5. Home recording musician here to improve my room(s)

    New Member Introductions
    If memory serves, I believe I found my way here by way of a recommendation on the Home Theater Geeks Podcast where they talked about the Room EQ Wizard software. My primary interest is in improving the quality of my basement recording studio where I record and mix my own music and that of other...
  6. StrawBale Construction for Music & Theatre rooms

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi all, As requested, I am going to try to describe my rooms (a large Music Room, and a smaller theatre room). I got the idea for using strawbales when I visited a friend who had built one. I was struck by the lovely acoustics, even though the floors were tiled, it did not sound "busy" and there...
  7. Preventing Bass from reaching other rooms

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Hey all! Was just trying to see what's everybody's take on this one: Last winter I went to a restaurant right about friday night, the kind that has a sit and eat area and a bar area next to each other separated by only a glass wall and some booths... Now don't get me wrong, I love BASS but...
  8. What Are the Rules with Speakers In Rooms

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I am just about to start my basement build which will include a Theater Room and an adjoining Game/TV Room in an open layout. Additional plans are going to included Whole-House Audio down the road. I am basically ready to complete the 3 bedrooms in the basement except I have a few things to...
  9. Examples of GREAT sounding rooms?

    REW Forum
    Does anyone have both waterfall and frequency graphs of great-sounding rooms with dimensions and descriptions of furnishings/treatments, e.q. settings (especially just for plain audio, as opposed to home theater) they could share (not even limited to R.E.W. graphs)? Kind of like a "best-of"...
  10. Screen Innovations Shows Off Projection Screens that Work in Bright Rooms at CEDIA Expo 2012

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: BigPictureBigSound
  11. CNET's Five best matte-screen TVs for bright rooms

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Sharp LC-LE640U series Toshiba L5200 series Sharp LC-LE745U series Samsung UNEH6000 series Vizio E2VLE series You can read David Katzmaier's full article here at CNET.
  12. how to measure a rooms acoustics?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hello, Im pretty New to this forum but it shure seems like you have some talanted persons here. now I need some help on how to measure my rooms acoustic response. I have rew, ecm 8000, behringer mixer and a calibrated soundcard so it's just the knowledge that lacks. 1. How do I position the...
  13. Million Dollar Rooms 2

    Chat Box SWAMP
    Who here saw the guys room who had all the a/v equipment costing $6 million just laying around in his theater ? Did anyone else notice the ports on the subwoofers that looked like they were only 6x6 slot ports ? If I had that much money I'd have invested in a lot of sub sonic things, as well as...
  14. Two rooms of equipment

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    Theater: - Epson 6500UB - 100" Seymour Center Stage XD - Pioneer VSX-92TXH - Outlaw M2200 x3 - Xbox 360 - PS3 - Wii - HTPC - iRule + iTach IR + iPod, iPhone, iPad - Klipsch RF-62 x3 - Klipsch RS-52 x2 - Klipsch RB-51 x2 - DIY Klipsch Sonosub - SVS PC12-NSD x2 - Anti-Mode 8033c Multi-purpose...
  15. merc's stuff - or at least 2 rooms of it

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    PRIMARY HT/MUSIC ROOM SYSTEM POWER -Monster Power HTPS-7000(audio) -Panamax 1000 - 2 units(video) -Dedicated 20 Amp Circuit for ATI Amplifier AUDIO SOURCES -Magnum Dynalab FT101A Etude FM Tuner -Anthem CD-1 Tubed CD Changer -Denon/Modwright Tubed 3910 DVD/Multichannel Music Player w/ PS 9.0...
  16. Surround sound in 5 rooms

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    Well we will have surround sound in 5 rooms, once we finish the basement this year. We actually have 3 rooms with it now. Where to start, OK control systems first: Remote URC MX-3000 it controls all A/V equipment listed as well as X-10/Insteon switches and modules, programmed it myself. Two URC...
  17. Reccs for 2 rooms

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I am looking reccomendations on 2 rooms. The first is the living room which will be a combination of music and tv. The lay out is not the best. The kitchen open to this room. See Pics. The TV is in the corner, Only good place for it. I want the speakers off the floor. I have a set of...
  18. How to best flatten rooms response

    REW Forum
    I have taken a number of calibrations and seem to have a dip around 50-80Hz. The three graphs posted below are done using my RS SPL meter. One is connected to my Onkyo 886 with Audyssey enabled with the crossover at 80Hz (light blue) and the second is with Audyssey off (green). The third is...
  19. RT 60 in small rooms (useful?)

    REW Forum
    Hi I´ve been advised (in this forum) not to use RT60 (rev times) to calculate reverberation in small rooms. Why is that? Then how can I approach issues regarding reverberation in such rooms? what measurements/calcs?. International standards for acoustics in classrooms (the topic Im dealing...
  20. Noise traveling between two rooms connected by glass exterior wall...help?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I need advice on how to keep noise from traveling between two rooms that are seperated by a drywall parrtition but connected by the same glass exterior wall (the previous owner built out a room doing the work himself). These are the family room and our master bedroom. My wife complains that she...