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  1. High end speakers or Pro Audio speakers?

    Home Audio Speakers
    Why is it that people select Hi End speakers vs PA style speakers? When you go to a Concert they are using PA Speakers for the voice, and instruments... Not High End speakers. Wouldn't it be more like the original sound to use PA Speakers?
  2. Gearing Up For the World Cup – 4K, Mobile Access, and Style

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Much to the chagrin of the average American, the World Cup is arguably the single most popular sporting event in the world. In 2010, FIFA (The Fédération Internationale de Football Association) reported that nearly a billion fans watched some portion of the Cup’s Championship game and close to...
  3. Horn style bandpass sub

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi I'm new to this forum I'm designing a horn style bandpass woofer, with twin 6.5" subs in a push pull configuration I'd greatly appreciate any input regarding volume, port size and the overall design
  4. uk sonosub style build

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hi all First post but been lurking for a while... I am planning a sonosub style sub but you cant get this in the uk so have purchased a 1150mm long & 630 dia steel duct tube and a Fi Q18 driver. On Sonosub this models to 312 litres with 14.7 Hz tune using 150mm port 700mm long (apologies to...
  5. RE XXX 05 XBL2 style VS Maelstrom X

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I was wondering if anyone had experience with both. Which one was a better overall driver for HT on paper?
  6. Statement center channel ... gonzo style

    DIY Speakers
    I will be starting a project in a couple days... I found someone selling an already built but not finished Statement Center Channel. My center channel is pretty weak and I want to build a pair of Mini Statements so this was a good opportunity to get a project done not being able to really work...
  7. KEF - style Acoustic Butterworth 3rd Order w LRC?

    DIY Speakers
    Jeff Bagby's Passive Crossover Designer has a calculator for an Acoustic Butterworth 3rd Order passive high pass filter. What makes it unique is an RC circuit that goes from the positive input of C1 to the output of C2. The RC circuit is calculated for a crossover Fr using driver Re, Fs, and L1...
  8. Can older style audio equipment be used in HT?

    Audio Processing
    Hello out there to all you audio proficient folks. My questions sound simple to myself but I'm sure the answers are more complicated than my feeble brain can comprehend. Can I use a graffic equalizer with a home theater surround sound system and how would it be hooked up? Or...is there an...
  9. THX Style Baffle Walls for AT Screens

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I did a quick search and didn't find anything, so I apologize in advance if there is a thread or discussion on this topic already. So does anyone have or are thinking of making a baffle wall for their AT screen? I have always wanted an AT screen, possibly dating back to when a projector didn't...
  10. Auditorium (Movie Theater Style) Seats, Govt Auction!

    Home Theater Seating and Accessories
    Not sure if this is the right place to put this, but for the price/number I though someone might find this interesting. Looks like a lot of seats from a school auditorium up for auction. With a little steam cleaning they look like they would work well for someone who wants an "authentic" movie...
  11. Sony Style stores to air X Games 16 in 3D tonight, Saturday

    Don't have a 3DTV setup yet, but still want to get a piece of ESPN 3D's X Games 16 production? Grab a map and find the nearest Sony Style -- and hope it's open past 8 tonight, past 7 Saturday -- since they will be displaying the broadcasts during store hours. Tonight's featured event is Moto X...
  12. NFL Network brings summer football, Canadian style

    Happy Canada Day everyone, usually we just skip right on by to our own Independence Day but we're giving our up north neighbors props since their football is coming our way this summer, and in high definition. The NFL Network announced it is airing 14 Canadian Football League games in 2010...
  13. Sony 3DTVs go on pre-sale at Sony Style stores immediately, 'Cloudy' hits Blu-ray 3D June 22

    After getting price and release date information in the UK, Japan and even Canada, Sony has finally seen fit to announce US details for the latest and greatest additions to the BRAVIA LCD lineup. Additionally, the software update to turn on Blu-ray 3D playback and DLNA streaming in its latest...
  14. 2 x Maelstrom-X in a Seaton Submersive style arrangement?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi All, With all the fan fare going on over at the Aus DTV forum regarding the Submersive I was wondering what peoples thoughts were regarding doing it DIY style with a couple Maelstrom's? How would you model them and would you think its worthwhile over a LLT slot ported single Maelstrom sub...
  15. Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, 8-Bit Style

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, 8-Bit Style By Mike Sharkey | Mar 31, 2010 Programmer creates NES remake of the iconic rock album. Have you ever wondered what Dark Side of the Moon would sound like if Pink Floyd had written it...
  16. Monitor Style speakers

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hey all, Been running my Kef iQ's for a while now, and it is about time for an upgrade. What I really wanted was the monitor style LCR's, where i can hide them behind acoustic fabric under the screen. You know, like the M&K series. Any ideas? I don't have a budget yet, but trust me, it's...
  17. Paradigm sub2 / ML Descent style enclosures

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I have an idea but wanted to bounce it off the sub experts here regarding calculating the volume for a six sided enclosure like the new Paradigm SUB1 and 2 and the Martin Logan Descent. I am thinking I can first calculate the volume of a Triangular enclosure using the great enclosure calculator...
  18. Another subwoofer GTG, Southern Style

    GTG, Clubs, Associations and Audio Fests
    The Great Southern Sub Shootout Official Date Saturday April 18th, 2009 If you want to attend be sure to post in this forum thread and I'll send you a PM with location info. Drivers/ Subwoofers confirmed ED 190v2 18 in a large ported cab tuned to 15hz (Brandonnash) Shiva X 12 in a 6.5 cu...
  19. Bass Traps with style?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I sure wish someone would make a nice Bass Trap that wasn't ugly. My home theater is trimmed with a whole lot of woodwork. The ability to choose a bass trap that would match or come closer to matching my particular set up would sure be nice. Black bass traps are OK but something other than that...