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  1. Silly Questions

    REW Forum
    Ok, bare with me. In live audio when I tune a PA I first tune each speaker in as dead of a room as I can (typically do this only once unless the PA changes), then I'll lay a graphic over all speakers to tune to the room. I have downloaded REW and all makes since as I use Smaart quite a bit. With...
  2. Retailer Silly Sales Pitches

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    While this thread does not fit completely in this topic area, I was hoping that others would share their stories of ridiculous claims made by sales people.. During one visit to a national retailer, the sales rep made two amazing claims within moments of each other: 1) A plasma set needs better...
  3. Silly question # 11

    REW Forum
    :DI'm taking measurements in order to EQ my subs ; So the range of what I'm measuring ( area of interest ) is limited to 20hz to 100hz and because of the ears response and the loudness curves , I can't really even hear much ( as opposed to when the sweep gets higher up and nada when I have the...
  4. Silly question about cm-140 and subwoofers

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Hi! I was going to but it but is listed down to 31.5hz only so is it not good for subs then? Thanks
  5. Hi guys and gals, first post, looking for some advice, and maybe have some silly questions....

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    First off, my setup with pics... Pioneer VSX23-TXH (110W/channel) Paradigm stuff: CC690 center SA-35 fronts Sub 12 SA-15R (L/R inputs) rear ADP-190s for the surround Display, Samsung PN63C8000 Pics: (sorry, just links, they aren't showing up in the post.)...
  6. Silly Newbie question..

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hi, I am slopping together a stereo system from my current kenwood vr517 surround system,and my 15inch subs from my defunct durango. Since i was running 3000w rms to the subs I fig id go the cheap route and get a pa style amp. I got a yorkville ap3000 amp from good ol' craigslist and hooked it...
  7. Post Padding Thread

    This is it... the famous post padding thread so that you can get your first five post out of the way quickly. The old post padding thread got wiped out accidentally... we apologize to those who may be inconvenienced.
  8. Would it be silly to NOT use the big heavy gasket?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    That comes with a MAL? I am shooting for a 21.5 inch cube. If I don't use the gasket (parts express foam tape on the cabinet instead) I can cut the hole a 1/2 inch smaller. It might make a diffference, because I want to use a 3/4 radius roundover on the four vertical lines of the cabinet. So...
  9. Using a single side of stereo RCA cable - silly question

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I have a pair of stereo RCA interconnects that I am using temporarily to run longer extensions to some subwoofers. The subwoofers seem to sound fine and do a decent job of filling the sound for the rear row however, if I touch the end of each stereo RCA cable that is not plugged in, there is a...
  10. Silly question...

    REW Forum
    I finally got around to borrowing my buddy's RS meter to cal the REW SPL meter... when doing so, should the RS meter be set to C weighting? Does the C weighting check box in the mic/meter tab have any effect on this section of the calibration procedure?
  11. Silly question

    Home Theater Projectors
    Is it possible to even find a projector now a days with a coax input? Got a project coming up, and the customer has alreay ran coax from his satellite box, I'd prefer he used anything else but coax, but I haven't been able to convince him of that yet. Thanks