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  1. Hello All! New member from the great state of TN

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone! I wanted to introduce myself - I’m a middle aged married man (36 yrs young) with two great kids that’s addicted to anything audio. As of right now, my addiction rests on finding a suitable diy projector screen to use with my new benq HT2550 projector that I just received the other...
  2. The Free State of Jones - Blu-ray Review

    Official DVD and Blu-ray Reviews
    http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=80178 Title: Free State of Jones Movie: :3stars: Video: :4.5stars: Audio: :4.5stars: Extras: :halfstar: HTS Overall Score:78 http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=80186Summary I had no idea that “Free State...
  3. "Flashing" on OTA State of Affairs

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    Hi All I use OTA and record "State of Affairs" with Windows Media Center. When I watch on my Pioneer Kuro, I see a lot of flashing in the lighter areas in many scenes. if I watch the exact same physical recording in the master bed (but on old 720P LG Plasma), I don't see it. It's happened on...
  4. Tube vs. Solid-State

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello! My name's Cody; I work for TARA Labs. Not here to promote anything, this is just a disclaimer. In my experience, I have found that tube amplifiers and pre-amplifiers offer a more musical sound – in the sense of resembling live, accurate, un-amplified music. I receive many comments from...
  5. Greetings from the bayou state

    New Member Introductions
    Please bare with me. This is my first time on a forum and hope the welcome mat is rolled out.
  6. Solid state drives

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    So I got myself a 256gb toshiba SSD for Christmas and after reading a lot I'm hearing lots of positive things about it. The one thing that concerns me is some people who seem to know a lot about how they work say that you can only write so many times to a ssd befor it will fail. Is this...
  7. Tubes vs. Solid State

    Two Channel Audio
    Tubes vs. SS... There's an old Stereophile test CD where they demonstrate how microphone placement and your seating position determine how a piano recorded in a church will sound. Their test begs the question "what does a real piano playing in a church sound like?" The original goal of "hi-fi"...
  8. Empire State - Blu-ray Review

    Official DVD and Blu-ray Reviews
    http://www.hometheatershack.com/news/ESC.jpg Title: Empire State Movie: :3.5stars: Video: :4stars: Audio: :4.5stars: Extras: :3stars: HTS Overall Score:79.5 http://www.hometheatershack.com/news/ES1.jpgSummary Stuck between a self-made rock and a hard place and struggling...
  9. State of emergency in Southeren Alberta

    Chat Box SWAMP
    Just wanted to let people know that southern Alberta in Canada is under a state of emergency due to serious flooding caused by huge amount of rainfall in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. Many areas received over 10" of rain in less than 12 hrs and it is still coming down. Many highways...
  10. Greetings From Washington state

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, Seems like a great sight. Came a crossed it while searching for RS Sound Level Meters. And though my application is a bit different, it actual was just what I needed as we are setting up a new sound system for our church. So the REW software should help a lot. I had found other Frequency...
  11. Starting New Audio Club in WA State - Free to Join

    GTG, Clubs, Associations and Audio Fests
    Are you interested in getting together with other audio hobbyists? Are you the type of person who has an interest in DIY speaker building or tube / processor amp building / design? Do you want to learn more about both the listening end as well as the audio recording end (microphone techniques...
  12. Greetings from WA State

    New Member Introductions
    Hello Everyone, My name is Bob and I hail from WA State, (the state of too much rain ;-) Just as a introduction to me: - I've been an audio nut for decades now; - In the past I've been a member of both the Audio Engineering Society (AES) as well as the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) but...
  13. Glad to join from Washington State

    New Member Introductions
    I'm interested in becoming Audio and Electronics literate. I currently know just about enough to be dangerous. In other words I spend a lot of time scratching my head. Thanks for welcoming me to your forum.
  14. Newbie from Washinton State

    New Member Introductions
    Just registered with the forum, and am hoping to be able to EQ my THT sub with REW and BFD here over the next couple of weeks.
  15. Penn State molestation scandal

    Chat Box SWAMP
    Sorry, HAD to get this off my chest tonight: To all the Joe Paterno apologists out there, How many career wins does it take before enabling a child predator becomes okay? 200? Or maybe it's 300? Apparently, 409 is the magic number for you people. If Joe Pa had been a .500 career coach would...
  16. Hello to all from the 1st state of Delaware

    New Member Introductions
    This is my first time posting here at this forum . I would like to thank all of you in advance for this wealth of info . I will be starting a HT build within 3 weeks and would love to receive some input . I will post pics and questions along the way ... :sn:
  17. 2012 State of the Calibrated Microphone

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    My fellow Americans/citizens of the world: The state of the calibrated microphone union (at least with respect to the Behringer ECM8000 and the Dayton EMM-6 mics) is... mixed. Dayton Audio EMM-6 - it seems (although I'm not 100% positive) that Dayton has switched suppliers for the 3rd time. In...
  18. Looking for "friends" interested to DIY-make a state of the art DXO-DRC using a COTS device like the MOTU 896 mk3

    Audio Processing
    Dear All, I have a dream, make myself a state-of-the-art Full Digital Preamplifier with an Advanced Digital Crossover and Digital Room Correction embedded. My dream is to make something better than the DEQX-HPD-3 and, for some cases, even better than most famous TacT. And doing all with a...
  19. Hi from the Pacific Coast, Washington state

    New Member Introductions
    Hello! Someone once said that "Honesty is the best policy." so I think I'll go with that... Honestly I joined just because I was looking for an RTA software for speaker measurement and TrueRTA likes to blow up on 64bit Win7 for some reason! (For those that aren't aware, this forum is also...