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  1. Am I on the right track?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi all. I'm very new at this. Hope I'm in the right place. After years of using just the tv speakers and a ho-hum stereo, I've caught the bug and want to build a good entry level home theater. I have a Vizio M70-C3 tv, a Denon AVR-X 1000 receiver, a pair of Polk series 2 monitor 12's for the...
  2. HDMI Cuts Off Beginning Of Newly-Selected Track

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    This is an annoying HDMI issue that I have not been able to figure out. Configuration: Music Server PC with Windows 7 and foobar2000, and an AMD Radeon Graphics card running the latest version of the AMD Catalyst Control Center. HDMI connection, 5.1 configuration. Onkyo TX-SR705 AVR. Starting...
  3. Atmos track explained, 7.1 vs 5.1.2

    System Setup and Connection
    I have the new onkyo nr 646 that is atmos ready and dts x compatible. I have a traditional 7.1 set up currently. With klipsch reference premiere 280f,450c, 240S's as surrounds and 160m as back surrounds. All my surrounds are not at ear level but at height at roof line pointing down. I don't...
  4. Am I on the right track

    REW Forum
    I did some measuring the other day with my new PB-2000 and the mains on at the same time. I may be posting prematurly since I still have a lot of data to gather, but I wanted to see what everyone thinks initially. The zip is there for fun. It is a 3D model of my room I have been working on...
  5. CD track display

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Are there any blu ray players that will display the track info from a CD on the player itself or on a TV? I know my son's PS3 will do it but it has to access the internet to do it. I would like to avoid having to connect it to the internet. Basically looking for a display like my car stereo.
  6. M-Audio Fast track Pro and ECM8000

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Hello! I am looking for some advice and guidance through the jungles of REW. I have been bumping my head against a wall here and even reading for days seems to have not born any fruits. Running WIndows 7 (64bit), M-Audio Fast track Pro and a EMC 8000. Here is my loopback for the Fast Track...
  7. Expert Advice Needed..Hopefully I'm on the right track!

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello all, Like everyone else, I am here to solicit advice on home theater equipment. For the past three months I've read countless posts from various home theater forums, read countless reviews on amazon and similar review sites, and visited as many stores as possible to touch and feel HT...
  8. Fast Track Ultra Calibration Help

    REW Forum
    I am trying to calibrate my soundcard to use with REW. I have the fast track ultra. I am not sure how to properly plug everything in the do the calibration. I plugged my speakers in the output 1 and 2 in the back of the audio interface and I have a 1/4 inch cable running from output 3 in the...
  9. Thoughts on the Festool TS55 REQ track saw?

    DIY Speakers
    I really want to get a table saw, But there is no way I can store one in my home, even a collapsible one. The one I was drooling over is the Porter Cable 220 at Lowes. But since that is out of the question, I am looking at the Festool TS55 REQ track saw. It is a specially designed circular saw...
  10. Widows 8 M-Audio Fast Track Pro

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I am trying to use REW on a new computer with Windows 8 and M-A FTP. I keep getting error message "unable to load the driver for M-Audio USB - ASIO" so I am unable to use this preamp for the input/output selections. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
  11. Doesn't find my M-Audio Fast track ultra

    REW Forum
    Hi, I have a MacBook Pro 13" from 2009 with os10.6.8 and a fast track ultra (and an ECM8000). I try to use it with REW but it doesn't find it. In REW preferences, in the output device, i have "defaut device" and "java sound audio engine" and in input, I indeed have the fast track, but then I...
  12. Onkyo sound track missing

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello,, I am new to this forum and hope someone can help me. We purchased an onkyo 607 two years ago. It was connected via cabes( yellow, red , white) all worked well until about a month ago. There was sound but no picture while connected to satellite. Xbox ,media player etc all worked fine. My...
  13. Making sure I'm on the right track... some measurements

    REW Forum
    Okay, I finally had a chance to do some measurements using my Dayton EMM-6 and ART USB Dual Pre setup after removing a wall of mirrors and painting my room. I'm surprised at how different the graphs look than the previous ones I took using my RS SPL meter and PC soundcard - but that's not the...
  14. Need Help; Calibrating M-Audio Fast Track Pro Sound Card

    REW Forum
    Hi!!!!!! I am having a problem calibrating my M-Audio Fast Track Pro Soundcard! :hissyfit::hissyfit::hissyfit::hissyfit::hissyfit::hissyfit: My operating system is Mac OS X Ver. 10.6.8 (waiting for Lion to stabilize:yikes::yikes::yikes::yikes::yikes::yikes:). On my M audio Fast Track...
  15. Calibrating the M-Audio Fast Track II with REW

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Hi I'm new to the forum and REW (albeit I've been lurking for some time now). I recently purchased a M-Audio Fast Track II USB Audio Interface with the objective of optimising the setup of my listening room. I'm a little lost as to how best to go about calibrating the M-Audio to remove its...
  16. Absoute Beginner -- On the Right Track...?

    REW Forum
    Howdy all. Just getting started here with addressing real room interaction with the speakers. (A dilettante, I. Using reasonably nice gear, but nothing pro and just for fun). In short, I've spent the past 6-7 hours trying to figure this all out, and wondered if someone might be so kind as to...
  17. REW with M-Audio Fast Track and OSX - Levels :(

    REW Forum
    Hi All, My first post! :) Im using Lion, REW 5.0 and M Audio mixer. I'm having issues with getting the levels set, it keeps complaining that my levels are too low. When I connect my MAudio mixer, the windows volume controls are greyed out. I can adjust the levels with 'Mic Gain' on the...
  18. Avid M-Audio Fast track MKII and impedance measurements

    REW Forum
    Can I use an M-Audio Fast Track MKII (alias Avid studio recording) for impedance measurements. It only have one mono input plug. Is thre any way to connect it with REW? I know it required 2 channel input for this measurements. Excuse me for my english. Thanks.
  19. Difference between M-Audio Fast Track and the MKII version

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Does anyone know what is the difference between Avid's M-Audio Fast Track and the Fast Track MKII? Is it just an updated model? Is the Fast Track obsolete? Are there any feature or performance differences between the two models?
  20. M-Audio Fast Track connection

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    My dear coleagues, please, consider that I'm very beginner in this area.:help: I am investigating several options for room acoustic analysis. Nowadays, my preference is at: - Condenser Microphone: Behringer ECM8000; - Pre audio interface: M-audio Fast Track, due to USB interface for windows 7...