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  1. Drilling top plate in the right spot

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    OK I am trying to do something simple with one minor complication. Dropping some cable down a wall from the attic into my master bedroom. Easy enough. I've located the studs, know where to drill on the top plate. Or do I. Problem I'm having is I have about a 3 inch area in the attic I can drill...
  2. Studio Equipment Behind Mix Spot

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hello, I have a small home recording studio which is very challenging to treat properly (entrance door alcove to the left of Mix position, Window on the right, double modal spots, you name it....). I've learned where the problems are using REW, built a bunch of Rockwool panels/traps placing...
  3. Pansonic PT-AE3000 magenta spot problem

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hello! Can you help me identify this wierd problem. Is it in green lcd panel? I already try to locate problem to polarizators. They are not causing it. I also try to clean it so well what I can. With vacom cleaner and canned air. I can try more if you think its could help. Projector is 5500h...
  4. Help! my room have a sweet spot -10db difference

    REW Forum
    Ok, I hope there is someone out there that want to help a beginner. I have the UMICK-1 for the measurements, and I have a (5 meter x 4 meter ?) room. I had (as on picture) 2x 12" sub that is not replaced with another SVS 13 ULTRA. was not happy with the sound from my SVS, so I got one more...
  5. Sweet spot on H. T. equipment

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Looking for a consensus for the following items. Looking for the best price in the these 3 categories. Low end, mid range, and high end. Receiver Amp Blue Ray player HTPC (box version) Thanks in advanced for your feedback Brian
  6. Can't find a sweet spot modeling drivers for LLT

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I am working on modeling some subs with the intent of building a 24" Sonotube LLT with a 15" driver. I have looked at Dayton, Bravox (on buyout right now at Parts-Express.com), Soundsplinter, etc. I think I have settled on the Dayton Ultimax UM15-22, about 300L volume and a tune around 18hz. At...
  7. Sony PlayStation 3 claims top spot as Netflix streaming device of choice

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: Engadget
  8. The MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS Discussion Spot...

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    The MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS Discussion Spot (WARNING: POTENTIAL PLOT DISCUSSION SPOILERS) WARNING -- POTENTIAL PLOT DISCUSSION SPOILERS BELOW. Okay. Went to see this on opening night, as most of the U.S. did (last night), and have some thoughts about what was headlined as “one of the most...
  9. How do I find the best spot to record vocals in a room?

    Pro Audio
    Can anyone help me? What I can do to find the best spot to record vocals in a room. Is there anyway I can use REW and run the RTA to find the best spot? I'm sending my EMC8000 to be calibrated and was wondering if I could use that mic to help determine the best location to record when it...
  10. The sick sweet spot of synergy horns

    Home Audio Speakers
    The video following, is a lot bigger than anything we'd use in our homes, but I think the concepts can be carried over to the lesser "home size" synergy horn speakers. Get out your headphones and watch this video: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=2225928221801
  11. Panasonic PT-53WX42 / Red Spot on Screen

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I just noticed a red dot right in the center of my screen. It is small like a lipstick mark. It is permanently there even with a DVD being played. I did all the convergence stuff but nothing changed. It seems to be permimently burned on the screen. Other than that the picture is fine, no...
  12. 'Dear John' Knocks 'Avatar' Out Of Top Spot

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    Could a chick flick bump Avatar off its box office top spot?? If Friday's numbers are any reflection of the days to come, YES! Dear John, starring Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum opened to an impressive $13.8 million on Friday night, while Avatar only earned a little over $6 million! Seems...
  13. Dimmable, Spot Lights?

    Home Theater Seating and Accessories
    Here is what I'm thinking about. My Home Theater is basically my living room. It's pretty much a dedicated room with heavy black out curtains. My fiance and I watch a movie or downloaded television show while we eat every night, so my goal is to have some sort of dimmable spot lights in the...
  14. Possible Sub Location

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hey guys, I'm still at it. My IB keeps getting further delayed, but, that's ok as I'm still not sure how I want the room layed out. After the holidays I think I might flip it, try it and see how I like it. I don't want to commit to an IB until I commit to a layout. I also don't want to cut into...
  15. Akai PT50DL14, blurry black spot at edge of screen

    Just noticed this last night (I haven't watched it in a few days). The left edge of the screen, towards the bottom, has a black blurry area (I say blurry because you can see it gradient back into the picture). I've had this set for 2 years, and I'm a bit confused about what's causing it and what...
  16. Which speakers to maximize sweet spot?

    Home Audio Speakers
    My wife and I are currently planning a major home remodel with a structured wiring installation being part of those plans. I'm in the process of educating myself on home theater and speaker placement so that I don't spend money on gear that is a poor fit for my room and my priorities. I...
  17. Does a sub driver have a sweet spot?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi there, I was looking at the drivers in my IB last night, and I noticed that they actually don't use much of their lowly available 12mm XMax, even at a kind-of loud volume. As some of you know, I'm using four of the Mach5 MJ-18 drivers. I started me thinking -- is more always better? That...
  18. Is $2000 the sweet spot for a projector?

    Home Theater Projectors
    I guess my question is what can $1000 get you? Am I wasting my money at that price point? What are some of the key features and qualities I can expect between the two? Thanks Greg