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  1. Advice on selecting speakers for Atmos

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi there, First time poster. Planning out an upgrade to add Atmos to my existing home theater. I already have a solid 7.1 setup and a receiver that can do 7.1.2. I'm trying to figure out what speakers to by for the ceiling channels. My fronts are Martin Logan (motion 40s and a 30 center)...
  2. Help Selecting Optimal Receiver

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello, and thanks in advance for your expertise and recommendations. I have an ancient audio system (a decades-old Adcom preamp and GFA-555 200 w/ch. power amp) that has been put into service for a video sound system as well. This pair works hard to make my old Polk LSi-15's sound good, which...
  3. Need Help Selecting Speakers

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I am looking for some help picking out speakers. I just bought a new Yamaha RX-V677 receiver. I have an entire 5.1 set of Onkyo speakers, but they are very old and very cheap (Radio Shack special 10 years ago). My plan is to eventually replace all the old speakers and get good quality 7.2...
  4. Need Help with Selecting Towers

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    This is my first post and I'm a total noob when it comes to audio. A while back I decided I'd start piecing together a new 3.1 system for our home. I have purchased a smaller receiver and a sub and now I'd like to pick out some towers (i have old bookshelf speakers and a center that I will...
  5. Help selecting low extension sub

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Several years ago I heard a tech demo involving a Bag End ELF subwoofer setup and was very impressed. I would like to get a subwoofer that similarly goes very low. I don't need loud; this will be paired with JBL LSR308s in a small apartment. I would just like a sub that goes low and stays...
  6. Selecting RT60 Display Settings

    REW Forum
    I'm trying to decide which settings are most appropriate for evaluating RT60 in my listening room. From what I gather, Topt is the preferred metric, however I'm less clear on whether I ought to use reverse filtering and zero-phase filtering. The help box suggests that reverse filtering provides...
  7. Help me in selecting Receiver and Home Theater Speakers

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello Everyone, I want to buy a "good" home theater, and my budget is 1500 USD. I want to use it for both 4K / Full HD Movies and music. So far I have following choices: Onkyo NR626 + Acoustimass 10 Bose home theater Speakers. Onkyo NR636 + Acoustimass 15 Bose home theater Speakers. After...
  8. Selecting single channels for measurement in Mac OSX

    REW Forum
    It's always the dumb little things. In my case, I've got a mac air with Mavericks, the v 22 beta of REW, an HDMI dongle on the display port, a cross spectrums calibrated USB mic, and a rat shack meter..... and I can run a nice sweep of the room. BUT It's with all speakers playing. For...
  9. Need help selecting the right 5.1 speakers component ( Budget 1,043$ )

    Home Audio Speakers
    So I just started with a modest budget of 2,000$ for building my HT setup. As you can see from this thread http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/home-theater-system-recommendations/79746-need-help-building-ht-system-under-2000-a-2.html , I used part of that budget to buy a Marantz SR6008...
  10. Need help selecting paint for screen

    DIY Screens
    I would like some help with selecting the proper screen paint. This will be in my bedroom and used as a TV replacement 1) Epson 2030 with 2000 lumens for color and white, up to 15,000 contrast ratio 2) 94" screen with 8'8'' throw and 9' seating distance 3) Brown walls, white ceilings any help...
  11. Selecting specific speakers in REW

    REW Forum
    Hi, I am new to using REW and was using this guide to help me get started: Getting Started with REW: A Step-by-Step Guide v 2.8 I cannot post links yet, so maybe putting it in the code box will work...
  12. Advice on selecting a complete HT audio system

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    So I am new to the forum, THANKS in advanced for advice. Here is the nuts of it. I have a 60" flat screen (thin sharp) tv and the sound is no good. I am/ was a mobile audio guy and really appreciate SQ, that being said I know NOTHING about home audio and would like some advice on putting...
  13. Help selecting Blu-Ray player

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Hello to all. Please help me with a few recommendations for a Blu-Ray player up to $200.00 to 250.00 if necessary. Will the additional $50.00 make a difference? I will only use the Blu-ray to watch movies and play some music. I am more interested in easy-to-use features. I will never use...
  14. Need help in selecting components for 2.0 setup

    Two Channel Audio
    Hi, I already have a 5.1 HT setup comprising of Harman Kardon AVR-3550 Receiver and Wharfedale Diamond 8 Series speakers. Now I wish to put together a 2.0 "music-only" setup for my study room. I would be using it to hear High-Quality MP3 songs(320 Kbps), AAC/FLAC files which reside on my USB...
  15. need help in selecting satellites?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Currently i am looking for installing satellite speakers and later adding tower speakers with svsound or hsu sub. I have selected few of them so need help in selecting them: Klipsch quintet iv energy take classic HSU Ventriloquist VT-12 sbs-02 Thanks.
  16. Help selecting speakers for home theater system

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hey everyone! This is my first time setting up a home theater system, and I would appreciate some help picking out the speakers. Right now, I'm looking at picking up an Onkyo TX-NR609 (ASIN: B004O0TRD8) receiver, and either Onkyo SKS-HT540 (ASIN: B000GU78Z4) or SLS Q-Line Gold (ASIN: B003FCVL6W)...
  17. Error when selecting soundcard input

    REW Forum
    I get that when I'm trying to select the input to my Tascam 122-MXII
  18. Trouble selecting Mic Input

    REW Forum
    Hello everyone! I use a presonus lightpipe soundcard and im having trouble detecting sound. I have the mic input on channel 13 but cant select that channel in the preference window. Anyone have any ideas?
  19. Need help on selecting a distribution amp for whole house audio.

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have researched and watched threads regarding this topic for years and I feel that it is time to put rubber to road and finish this aspect of my home. I have 6 zones that I would like to distribute audio to from my theater. I have all cables for audio video run to av closet in my theater. I...
  20. request advice/ help on selecting a service provider of installation of HT system

    System Setup and Connection
    dear friends, i am new to the forum. Request help/ advice to please let know the address and contact of a service provider of installation of home theatre system. I am presently y navi mumbai. Few months ago a good friend of mine took up the project of installing home theatre system in my house...