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  1. Surround and round we go, what do you like, you'll only know!!

    AV Home Theater
    Thinking about changing out my side surround speakers... Last night I went to see Godzilla in IMAX. I'm allllllll about the IMAX experience since first going to my local theater a few years back, it is the "ultimate". Prior to leaving last night as the little woman was getting ready, I cranked...
  2. Need help on GIK round 2

    Home Audio Acoustics
    So moved to a larger house with tile flooring and lots and lots of echo. The first round of panels I had are distributed throughout the house but I need at least twice as many like 12. (Wife is fine with it too!) With that being said I need to know how tall 242's are with the GIK custom metal...
  3. Baffle width and slot or round port

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Is there any rule regarding the width of the baffle in regards to the size of the driver? Also is there a preference out there on the type of port used?
  4. Slot vs round ports

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I've been procrastinating to build some subs and not sure whether to use slots or round ports when I will finally commit:whistling:. I havn't seen much in HTS concerning slots so please excuse any ignorance coming from the following questions: Can a slot can take the place of one or more...
  5. Not understanding slot port vs. round port

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I have a question concerning slot port. I was under the impression that slot port is used to save internal cabinet volume, but when I put the numbers into winisd, the numbers seem to indicate the opposite. For my enclosure winisd says that I need a 4" round port with a length of 14.71" long...
  6. best carpet for round theater stage

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I don't think i am going to be able to curve the carpet for my theater stage. What kind of carpet do most people use for the curved stages.
  7. Round or Slot port?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hey guys, its tax time and my pending refund check has me itching for something low and loud! I am trying to decide between a round or slotted port for this sub I will be using an RLP-18 and EP2500/BFD setup. My main question is this: Is there a noticiable difference in sound quality between...
  8. Room Treatment round two

    Home Audio Acoustics
    For those that may want to read it, round one is here. Sketchup of Room: Recap: The main area of my apartment is 20x20 with the kitchen set in the middle of one wall. The 'outside' walls, ceiling and floor are poured concrete, the kitchen walls are probably plaster on metal lathe. Initially...
  9. my DIY 5 way frontloaded hornsystem with round tractrix horns

    DIY Speakers
    hi i want to present my speaker system, which however is not finished yet. Consisting in Sub: Aura 1808 ; 50hz, active with rhytmik plate amp. Upper bass : front loaded basshorn , active, with RAS300 bassmodul, driver JBL 2206h 50hz - 150hz Lower midrange: 38" tractrix horn, with Fane...
  10. Help with recessing speakers that are not round

    DIY Speakers
    I am finishing a pair of bookshelf 2-way speakers based on 'The Ego' by Dillon Acoustics and am using 2 Focal 5 W 33211B speakers (along with Hiquphon OW2 Tweaters). http://www.ellisaudio.com/hiqcomments.htm Recessing the Focal speakers were a real pain and not done well...
  11. Subwoofer Tests Round 5, 6th of October 2007, Test Summary ***READ ME***

    Subwoofer Tests - Archived
    Measuring conditions: Air temperature: 10-12 C Atmospheric pressure: ~1015-1020 hPa Wind speed: 0-1 m/s Weather: Cloudy It’s not Christmas eve yet, but here’s an early Christmas present for all of you bass heads - the full results for round 5 of our subwoofer testing! Due to a very...
  12. New setup and first round with BFD - "feedback" please?

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    So I finally got all the stuff and then got it wired up and tested. First round test with dual HGS 12's in my room is here: And with a manually enhanced filter selection from REW Thoughts? I'm going to start playing with house curves this weekend and get some listening time in. So far, it...
  13. Subwoofer Tests Round 2, 29th of October 2005, Test Summary

    Subwoofer Tests - Archived
    Measuring conditions: Air temperature: 5-7 C Atmospheric pressure: ~1030 hPa Wind speed: 2-6 m/s Weather: Sunny Can’t anything stop these lunatics? One would think there would be some better things to do than measuring subwoofers in a 7 C weather, and even without any payment, but no. The...
  14. Subwoofer Tests Round 1, 11th of September 2005, Test Summary

    Subwoofer Tests - Archived
    Measuring conditions: Air temperature: 15 C Atmospheric pressure: ~1010 hPa Wind speed: 1-2 m/s Weather: Sunny Here they finally come! The test results which some of you have been waiting for over two weeks now. The GP session gave me so much data that unfortunately it took me some time to...
  15. Subwoofer Tests Round 4, 5-6th of May 2007, Test Summary

    Subwoofer Tests - Archived
    Measuring conditions: Air temperature: 10-15 C Atmospheric pressure: ~1020 hPa Wind speed: 1-3 m/s Weather: Sunny, partly cloudy Once again it’s that time of the year. No, not super bowl or spring break but time for the Finnish subwoofer tests instead! Since the last measurement session, many...
  16. First Round w/ REW -- Mixed Results

    REW Forum
    Now that I got the soundcard issues out of the way, I did a first go-round with REW and as mentioned in the title, got some mixed results. I need to more thoroughly go through the instructions, and get more used to the REW application. But, it seems like my previous settings using manual...
  17. Subwoofer Tests Round 3, 6-7th of May 2006, Test Summary

    Subwoofer Tests - Archived
    Measurement conditions: Air temperature: 22 C (>30 C in the sun) Atmospheric pressure: ~1035 hPa Air humidity: ~40% Wind speed: 1-2 m/s Weather: Sunny I started planning this round approximately 3 months in advance, but soon after the registration was opened, it became very clear that we...
  18. Round or square

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I know this is Home Theater forum,but there is a know it all at my work that was telling me that a square subwoofer would be better than a round one .I haven't seen a square home theater subwoofer ?Is he talking about a car subwoofer .As far as I know for home theater / I/B subwoofer you don't...