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  1. Does size really matter?

    Home Audio Speakers
    First of all...don't ask my wife this question! Growing up in the 60's and mid 70's, and being a musician with exposer to live music daily in school (Concert Band / Jazz Band), it was my opinion that bigger was always better in audio-stereo speaker selection. A good friend even built a pair of...
  2. confuse about box size for diy sub

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Good evening I am thinking about building a new subwoofer using this driver dayton Audio RSS390HO-4 15" . Still undecided if i will go vented or sealed. reading the info about this driver on Parts-Express website. In the optimum cabinet size recommended by using BassBox 6 they recommend a box...
  3. calibrate RME BF pro with REW : 16k for buffer size is needed

    REW Forum
    I calibrated the RME BabyFace Pro sending on Ch1 input a logarithmic sweep (volume: -12dB) generated via Room Eq Wizard at the BF PRO output (loopback sweep). I experiment instabilities (+1.4 dB to -43 dB for 20 Hz to 20 kHz) for a buffer size of 32K (sample rate: 48 KHz). The mic input is not...
  4. Eye Strain and tv size

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I know that common myth is that sitting too close to the tv is bad for your eyes. Well I think the opposite is true. Sitting too far when concentrating can cause the eyes to strain when focusing on details and the distance causes loss of details and that causes the eye to strain when attempting...
  5. Determining screen size for aspect ratio changes

    General Screen Discussion
    I have my projector mounted and playing and it seems I will have media in both 16:9 and 4:3. How do you determine the proper screen size to display both ratios correctly with out being too large or small on one? I would think that being off on the size would be distracting. Note: I am painting...
  6. Center Channel Location with Large Screen Size

    System Setup and Connection
    Say it isn't so! The larger your screen size, the more of an issue center channel location becomes?! What I mean is this; I heard - maybe on this forum, maybe somewhere else - placing your center channel below or above a screen that is much larger than a typical TV will cause a situation during...
  7. Pls Guide: 4K Display TV: Size, Mount, Ideas - Tilted Angled Down, Corner, Flush to wall

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Pls Guide: 4K Display TV: Size, Mount, Ideas - Tilted Angled Down, Corner, Flush to wall Please advise on 4K Display TV - Size + Mount & mounting ideas - Tilted Angled Down, Corner, Flush to wall Suggestions on TV size & Mounts/ ideas on designing & implementing this correctly. Will mostly...
  8. Help choosing speaker size

    Home Audio Speakers
    I am about to move into a new home and I want to set up an inexpensive home theater system. (just bought a house, need to save some money before a start buying better stuff) My basement area is fairly large, but the section of the basement that I am setting up my tv is 14'x17' with an 8'...
  9. UM10-22 port size?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I'm new to building a HT subwoofer. I narrowed my search down to the Dayton Audio Ultimax 10" subwoofer but something on their page confuses me. They say to use a vented box at 1.75 cubic ft. (net internal, not including driver or port volume) tuned to 25 Hz with a 10" wide by 1" high slot port...
  10. Buffer Size?

    REW Forum
    Hi please can someone tell me what Buffer Size to use with ASIO drivers? I have a Steinberg CI-1 pre/soundcard. Computer = HP Envy, 8G Ram, I7 processor, Windows 8.1 currently (but looking at upgrading to Windows 10). Thanks in advance
  11. Determining enclosure size & using sub dampening material

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    How do u determine enclosure size for sub? And what effects does using Acuististuff or similar do for sound?
  12. Listening position in reference room size

    System Setup and Connection
    My audio system is setup in a living room which is LxWxH 24'10" x 15'5" x 8'. My speakers are at the front of the room and are 10' apart, when I create an equilateral triangle, I end up sitting 13 feet away from the front wall and 11'10" from the back wall along the long side of the room. While...
  13. what wire size do you use on your subs?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    So for everyone that has a DIY sub and separate amp, what wire size do you use ( please list amp power , and length of wire) I may have wire runs of 20ft to 25ft is 12/2 enough ( inuke 3000) looking to use OFC only
  14. Size of room question

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi all. I have a basic question about how to right size what I will buy for a 5.1. Here's my layout. http://i.imgur.com/nAiXjX9.jpg http://imgur.com/TY1TAIR My question is...the projector viewing area is an area about 150 sq feet. This is one side of a basement that is much larger. The other...
  15. Screen Size Help

    General Screen Discussion
    I am buying a Sony 40ES this week and I need to buy a screen as well. I built a 13x19 room with black walls/ceiling and 100% light control (no windows and sealed door). I decided on the 40ES for now and plan to upgrade to 4k when they are under $5,000. My first row is at 11'5" eye distance from...
  16. Does Size really matter?

    System Setup and Connection
    I wish it didn'tbut I'm pretty sure it does.here's my situation:, I'm using speaker wire that seems pretty thin to me I'm not sure of the gauge but I can just tell by looking at it it's cheap wire.can you guys please help me so I can get the right speaker wire for maximum sound quality. thank...
  17. Full size center channel

    Home Audio Speakers
    I have been unhappy with my center channel. I've been running kg5.5s as fronts kg 3.5s as surrounds a huge homemade sub that I documented on here and a kv 1 center. The kv 1just doesn't have enough for everything else. I'm thing of finding another kg 3.5 to use as a center. What do you think?
  18. AE AV15-H Ported Box Size?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I have a couple of these drivers and was going to put them in to sealed enclosures, I used Unibox and with a 1000w input in a 1.98cu ft (56Lt) box it gave a QTC of 0.547 and reached xmax at 10Hz. The room I am going to be using will be approx 2000 cu ft. I started wondering if it would be...
  19. Best "Short Throw projector - Sub $1k - size issues

    Home Theater Projectors
    Looking for a better sub $1000 projector to pull a 175-220 diagonal image on a wall in a well lit room. Should be Short Throw, as room is 12-14 feet across I have the Optoma hd141, and it has a great image, but I cant get the image larger than 80" or so, and I want the whole wall. My issue is...
  20. screen size help

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    So i have a 14x18 room seating is about 12-15 feet range light controlled painted black. I have a benq1070 and am looking to buy a screen. Been looking at 135 or 150inch dont know which yet. But its going to be a elite screen ethier the starling tension which is about 900 bucks or a manaual...