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  1. Starting theater build

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I started the build this week...just thought I would put up some pics to show progress and get suggestions. Starting to baffle wall. It will be a 120" Jamestown transparent screen
  2. Starting off with Micca MB42X, now amp + sub?

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hey all you lovely audiophiles. A couple years back I was prepping for a poor man audio startup and purchased the Lepai LP-2020A+ .... then a year ago I was trying to find some good sounding shelf speakers to use while I built my house and worked inside ... something I could later use for TV or...
  3. Help with starting 5.1 system

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hello all, I recently upgraded my TV to a 55" 4K so I was looking to upgrade my sound system as well. I had a 5.1 system in college, but I sold most of those speakers (party speakers, dubious sound quality) and have been using a 2.0 system with a pair of TriTrix vented cabinet speakers I built...
  4. New Home Theater starting from Scratch

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    OK, We gutted my 20x25 dedicated home theater room down to the studs. Here is what I am planning. Would appreciate any suggestions since we are getting close to final design. We will have a 90 inch screen in the middle wall with with 2 40 inch TV's on each side. I will have 2 hdmi cables...
  5. Room Measurments - Just starting out help and advice

    REW Forum
    Hey guys, My first post so be kind :) I'm just starting out with REW and taking measurements you can view my Mdat File at this link. I can also attach graphs if you prefer but as you know there is alot more detail in these files. I'm using UMIK-1, all measurements have notes and graph names...
  6. Java exception on Starting up REW 5.1 on OS X Yosemite

    REW Forum
    Can someone tell me what is wrong here. OS X 10.10.2 I get this when start ing REW ---------------- Exception during startup Message: java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException Level: SEVERE Stack Trace: null java.awt.EventQueue.invokeAndWait(EventQueue.java:1307)...
  7. Starting from scratch….New system help needed.

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I’m pre-wired in a large room for a 9.2 system. Initially I was thinking about just buying a 9.1 AVR and be done with it, but I may or may never add rears or highs/wides but then again, who knows? So if I start with a good 5.1 AVR ($1000) range I'm assuming it would it be possible to add...
  8. Starting my Research on Pre/Pros

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Oh boy, here we go again... Now that the BDP is taken care of, and my new speakers are on their way, in my usual fashion; I am getting well ahead of myself and beginning my research into the wonderful world of separates! I'm looking at driving 5 channels in my present set-up. I like my AVR...
  9. Black Friday TV deals are starting tomorrow

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    This week Samsung is permitting select authorized dealers to begin selling two models with Black Friday promotional pricing. We just launched our Black Friday prices on Samsung's H7150 series LCD/LED Full HD TVs. Prices are very deeply discounted for the next week. 46” UN46H7150 Retail...
  10. Philips HTD3514/F7 300-Watts 5.1 Home Theater starting issue

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I have a Philips HTD3514/F7 300-Watts 5.1 Home Theater At the begininng it worked perfectly, but suddenly it stayed frozen displaying STARTING in the Bluray screen and it never starts, it won't display video neither audio out. What can I do to fix this problem? Please, I would appreciate some help.
  11. Tripping on the starting line

    REW Forum
    I have been spinning my wheels for the past week trying to use REW with ASIO4ALL and finally decided to go back to using the Java interface. Unfortunately, I didn't get very far as I can't seem to balance the input and output during the sound card calibration. It seems that the best I can do is...
  12. First Measurement - Starting point for a work already in progress

    REW Forum
    Good evening guys. Tonight I took my first REW measurement. I have been sitting on the fence for a while trying to make sure I read as much info as possible before getting started. Measurements are taken with a Macbook pro and a Dayton UMM-6. I have loaded the calibration from Dayton into REW...
  13. Starting my treatments...

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Well, I'm finally getting around to some acoustic treatments..I will be going with the 1x3 frames and filling them myself..I have a couple questions..#1. Can I use cotton bed sheets as the fabric covers?...#2. How high should I hang them (24x36 size)? Here is a video I made for a friend, that...
  14. NEW Speaker kits HT series starting at $429.00

    Creative Sound Solutions
    After some time I have been doing some new designs for CSS. These HT designs are required cabinet skills to build these speaker kit.The designs use a 7" width baffle which has lots of benefits to the narrow width for dispersion.Plus we have used a NEW RT2 ribbon tweeter.For those who have not...
  15. NEW Speaker kits V series starting at $199.95

    Creative Sound Solutions
    New speaker kits have just been finished.The V series replaced the VX series. With the V series these are designed to fit the Parts Express pre manufactured speaker cabinets which are available from CSS in Maple cherry or piano black. New to the V series is a brand new CSS LD22C tweeter which is...
  16. Starting REW on EEE PC

    REW Forum
    I know, not the greatest muscle in the field, but i really like working with it on location... But i can't seem to get REW 5 started. I'm running on Windows 7 x64 Java version 7 update 25 (latest) Atom N570 1,8GHz 2gb ram Focusrite Scarllet 2i2 with a Behringer ECM8000 All I'm getting is the...
  17. Starting things off.

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone. I am joining HTC to learn how to turn my setup from wow to stunning. I have bought several componts over the years. I have a three rooms setup: master bed room 5.1 with zone 2 (bathroom), family room 7.1, and a movie/video game room. I will post the specs for each room later...
  18. Starting all over after house fire

    New Member Introductions
    Well, it's a long and sad tale that I'll spare you from, but after collecting CD's and vinyls for 20+ years, I lost it all in a Christmas Eve house fire - 2009. I would never consider myself an audiophile, but I like music and I appreciate a detailed reproduction of sound. I never had top end...
  19. Question before starting enclosure

    DIY Speakers
    I will be building the Swope 3-way towers, but I have a couple of questions first. I will be using mdf to build these. First, should I go with screws or a nailgun? I have either a 15ga or 16ga finish nailer at home, would these be too big? Or if I go the route of screws, what size and what...
  20. Depression starting 2khz, not stereo related

    REW Forum
    Here are the 1/6-octave smoothed measurements using a calibrated UMIK-1 of some very good speakers whose anechoic results are flat to 20khz as measured by Stereophile. Each measurement was made 2m from the speaker, on-axis. I'm puzzled as to why there's a depression of 2-3db that starts around...
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