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  1. Home Audio Acoustics
    I finally replaced my broken camera so here are a few pics showing how I placed my GIK 244 traps in a 18.9'x13.3'x7.3' room. It's going to be quite a while before I'm setup to properly measure the room but any ideas based on the pics would be welcome. Edit: Just wanted to note that...
  2. General Screen Discussion
    Hello everyone, I am new to this forum but have spent the past few hours reading up on a lot of threads about different DIY screens and setups. Now I embark on my own journey, I just recently purchased a Sharp XR-30X projector to be used in a dedicated room in my basement with controlled...
  3. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Long story short: I bought this on ebay thinking that I was getting a "TSS 450 Sub" .. but instead I got just the amplifier. I already talked to the seller, and he agreed to give me back my money. I don't know if is worth it to build a small sub with this amp; it will be used for music ... the...
  4. Two Channel Audio
    I am in the midst of upgrading my stereo setup, and I am hoping to garner enough information to make a wise purchase(s) for a dedicated music setup. At the moment my Audio components consist of: 1) Cambridge Audio 640C CD player. That's it. So you can see I am about to embark on a rather...
  5. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hey guys...my brother is sorta internet "challenged" but he would like to find some information on Sonotube builds. I know there is a wealth of information here and on other sites, but I was hoping someone could point out some of the better build threads. He has a very large open area in his...
  6. Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi all. Im new to the forum and this will be my first build. Im starting constructon from the ground up on my room...literally (pouring my cement floor this week) I was just wondering if there was anything I could/should do before I start pouring the concrete. I would like to soundproof as much...
  7. System Setup and Connection
    Can I hook up the Better Music Builder CS-612 Pro 600w Karaoke Speakers ( BMB CS-612 ) or BMB CS-450V 450W to my Pioneer receiver (VSX-90TXV) for home karaoke? thanks
  8. Headphones | Head Gear
    Dear Everyone, I am looking out for some good quality headphones to connect to my Laptop, I intend to use it while watching DVD movies or listening to music on my Laptop. I am looking out for a Headphone which will give me a Good surround sound while watching movies and will give me a strong...
  9. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hey everyone, I have two unused channels on my Cinenova 7 and want to build 2 sub enclosures for them. Any suggestions on what you would do? I'm thinking 4ohm 600w capable each and want to to be able to keep up, actually have some overhead with my RF-7 system. I have a Sunfire Signature EQ...
  10. Home Theater Design and Construction
    I'm currently building our home, we are a week out from drywalling. I have included the plans of the downstairs theater room. I have ideas that Ive seen in other theater rooms which I would like to implement. Wall treatment is my main concern. I have plans to make full wall acoustical panels...
  11. Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Hi all... Been having fun with a borrowed DSP1124/USB card/mic setup. Insert standard comments about REW/BFD being the coolest thing since sliced bread... I am going to get my own one of these! I don't currently have a HT amp, just a stereo amp setup, minus even a preamp. Was wondering how...
  12. Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hello all! I recently purchased my first home in Richmond, VA and it will be just me and my wife in a large home. SO... I decided what better use of a converted garage (20'x12'x10') than to turn it into a home theater! I've been reading on here quite a bit, and I think I can handle most, if...
  13. Home Audio Speakers
    Okay, I'm moving into a house (been an apartment dweller for years). Currently, I'm using a Rocket Tyke system that I bought from AV123 several years ago. The receiver is a Pioneer VSX-1017TXV (got a great price on it, it suits my needs for the time being, can't really afford to upgrade it for...
  14. Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hello all! :bigsmile: Im sure that as time goes on, I will ask more important and technical questions, but to start, I figured I'd keep it light. I thought it might be fun to hear what others think....(ahem, please be nice, haha. If you think its lame, just pass us by. Thanks.) Anyway, I want...
  15. Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hey guys, long time reader, but first time poster. Great site, thanks a lot for it! I am moving in to my first house, which is currently pre-construction, but it's a predesigned house with not a lot of options on layouts. I am claiming the whole basement for my office and home theatre room...
  16. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I need a cheap reciever or pre-pro with at-least 5.1 pre-outs and all the usual surround formats DD EX/ DTS ES etc. I am not worried about HDMI at all right now. I'm switching all of the speakers to a 5.1 set-up with powered monitors all-around in the living room and my nearly 10 year old Sony...
  17. HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    My 50" Sony SXRD (I believe the model is from the "A2020" series, which is discontinued as of now, but was part of their Wega or Grand Wega line) is connected to my theater via an HDMI loop which runs like this: A Panasonic '10A Blu-ray player is running HDMI OUT to my Onkyo TX-SR605 receiver's...
  18. Home Audio Subwoofers
    I bought my parents this sub about 3 years ago. They recently bought a Samsung LNT5271F along with a new Bello tv stand so they want something smaller to go with their new uncluttered look. I looked up the specs of the Velodyne: SPECIFICATIONS CHT-15 Cabinet (H,W,D) 21" x 18.5" x 22.75"...
  19. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    As some of you may have seen in my other thread. I have one of these mammoth 18's that somehow survived the beating that UPS gave it. It's time for me to put it to use and I need help deciding what to do. It will be used in a 4000+ cu ft room that has a stairwell and 2 doorways to other rooms...
  20. DIY Speakers
    I have a listending room 50' L X 13'W X 7.6'H What will I need to keep in mind when selecting DIY speaker projects for a room this size? woofer size?, efficiency?.... I need a steer in the right direction...... Looking for centre, mains and surrounds and sub. Old system is breaking down...
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