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  1. REW SPL Meter VS Radio Shack SPL Meter

    REW Forum
    When I saw this bug fix below I decided to buy a UMIK-1 from Cross Spectrums Labs and upgrade REW to beta release 23. • Bug fix: SPL readings from USB mics were 6 dB low (verified on UMIK-1, suspected to affect Omnimic and UMM-6 also). REW recognized the UMIK-1 and I used the zero degree cal...
  2. New to the Shack

    New Member Introductions
    I'm new to the Shack, great to be here. I'm a bit of a stereophile, starting to lean towards audiophile...listen closely and you can hear my bank account begging for mercy. However, I know that a cheap system that's properly matched/setup sounds better than a bazillion-dollar system that is...
  3. An Osage HOME THEATER SHACK Review of...JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT (Blu-ray; Paramount/Skydance)

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    http://www.minastv.com/static/minastv/images/new_release/jack-ryan-shadow-recruit-blu-ray-cover-69.jpgReleasing/Participating Studio(s): Paramount/Skydance Disc/Transfer Information: Region A; 50GB Blu-ray Disc 1080p High Definition 2.39:1 (Original Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1) Video Codec: MPEG-4 AVC...
  4. An Osage HOME THEATER SHACK Review of...DEVIL'S DUE (Blu-ray; 20th Century Fox)

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    http://popculturelandscape.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/devils-due-blu-ray.jpgReleasing/Participating Studio(s): 20th Century Fox Disc/Transfer Information: Region A; 50GB Blu-ray Disc 1080p High Definition 1.85::1 (Original Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1) Video Codec: MPEG-4 AVC Rating: R Running Time...
  5. Osage's Home Theater Shack Review of...POMPEII (2D Blu-ray; Sony Pictures/Constantin Film)

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    http://www.dvdsreleasedates.com/covers/pompeii-blu-ray-cover-35.jpgReleasing/Participating Studio(s): Sony Pictures/Constantin Film et al Disc/Transfer Information: Region A; 50GB Blu-ray Disc 1080p High Definition 2.40:1 (Original Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1) Video Codec: MPEG-4 AVC Rating: PG-13...
  6. HT Shack Newb

    New Member Introductions
    Hey Folks, This is Trevor from Northern Canada, the metropolis of Timmins to be exact. Been silently hovering over the forums for the last few years and figured I'd make an account and get involved with the community. As for an audio background, used to DJ with my father back in the 90's...
  7. New to the Shack not HT

    New Member Introductions
    I am a nationally known home theater designer and installer. Love to see great projects by Pro's and DIY if done right although I hardly ever see it. Feel free to ask me questions as well if you'd like. I am here to get to know some other talented HT people.
  8. Rew/umik-1 vs. radio shack vs avr mic

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    My AVR mic sets levels very even, the radio shack meter confirms the levels were set at 75db. The UMIK-1 and REW combo measure about 3 db lower. Normally I would take the UNIK-1 any day over the rat shack meter, but i find it odd that the rat shack is matching what the AVR is supposed to be...
  9. Hello Home Theater Shack community

    New Member Introductions
    Great place for for anyone wanting to learn and share all things Audio.:rofl2:
  10. VerticalScope Purchases Home Theater Shack

    Forum Announcements | News
    VerticalScope Purchases Home Theater Shack In April 2006 when John and I decided to embark on this journey of creating the most respected forum on the Internet, we had no idea it would have succeeded so remarkably well. There is one thing for certain; we could not have made it as far as we...
  11. Get Ready on Home Theater Shack

    New member of Brazil! :D Test 1
  12. Home theater shack T Shirts??

    Community Help
    Is there such a thing??..Would I be "allowed" to use the logo to get a t shirt printed??
  13. Before I run back to Radio Shack

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I have just received my Radio Shack 33-2055 meter and I install new battery and turn on and get the LO display on all settings. My iphone app db meter is reading around 60 db but the Radio Shack meter does not register a reading at all. Just LO. I am assuming that the meter is faulty and will...
  14. Welcome Onkyo as a New Sponsor at Home Theater Shack

    Forum Announcements | News
    We would like to welcome Onkyo as a new sponsor! http://www.onkyousa.com/ I suspect there will be several of our members exclaiming, "It is about time!" Despite Onkyo NOT being a sponsor, we have recommended many of their receivers over the years for being one of the best bang for the buck...
  15. Welcome XTZ Sound to Home Theater Shack

    XTZ Sound
    Please welcome XTZ Sound as a new sponsor here at HTS. XTZ Sound, which is based in Sweden, manufactures and distributes high end audio products from speakers and subwoofers to power amplifiers and room acoustic analyzers. XTZ Sound sets itself apart by implementing innovative technologies...
  16. Thank you Home Theater Shack

    New Member Introductions
    Hi Everyone, Obviously I am just a new member of this forum which I believe has a lot of excellent information,ideas and facts about the Audio World particularly in Home Theater. I came interested with this because of the REW, I wish to try this program in our show lounge here on the ship...
  17. An Osage Home Theater Shack Review: G.I. JOE: RETALIATION (Blu-ray; Paramount/MGM/Hasbro)

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    http://getsomegrapesoda.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/gijoe-retaliation-blu-ray-combo-pack-cover-art.jpgReleasing/Participating Studio(s): Paramount/MGM/Hasbro Disc/Transfer Information: Region A; 2.40:1 (Original Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1); 1080p High Definition 50GB Blu-ray Disc Video Codec...
  18. Home Theater Shack Unveils the Audyssey MultEQ FAQ and Setup Guide

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Home Theater Shack is proud to announce the most comprehensive user guide to Audyssey MultiEQ on the planet. Written by Wayne Myers (AudiocRaver) and available beginning today, the Audyssey MultEQ FAQ and Setup Guide is designed for both owners and potential owners of AV Receivers with Audyssey...
  19. Why does my Radio Shack SPL read Maximum when I plug in an Output Cable?

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I am taking measurements with REW but have a small problem. As soon as I plug in an RCA to 3.5mm jack cable into the output connecter the guage reads maximum. My PC still manages to get proper readings so I am curious as to why this is happening. Thanks in advance.
  20. <surfmarktag>Owner's Manual for Radio Shack SPL meter # 33-4050 <FYI></surfmarktag>

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Here is a link to the O.M. for the "newer" Radio Shack SPL meter # 33-4050. Is is not very detailed <from the pdf> : ...  Specifications Range: Accuracy ............................... ± 2 dB @ 114 dB Standard ........................... 0 dB = 0.0002 μbar Weighting...