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  1. What type of diffuser goes on the back wall?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    What type of diffuser goes on the back wall? In other words, what frequencies will I build for, low to high? http://www.mh-audio.nl/DiffusorCalculator.asp The front wall is 3" rockwool, sides will be with rockwool as well as ceiling. 1/2 of the back wall is 3" rockwool. Dimensions of...
  2. what type of capacitor or resistor does tweeters uses?

    DIY Audio
    Hi, everyone! What type of resistor or capacitor should be used when wiring tweeters with loud speakers? Is there some sort of protection that could be wired along tweeter to prevent them from burning out?
  3. What type of insulation behind AT screen?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    My first theater... I read somewhere that it is advisable to put Corning 703 on the wall behind the projector screen. I do not have access to rigid and would like to go cheaper. What else can I use and how thick should this stuff be?
  4. bridging a mono block type amp

    System Setup and Connection
    Hello, i have what i hope is a quick question, i am using a minidsp to change the phase of one channel, the amp i am doing this is a onkyo M-504, the thing i forgot is the channel that has the phase shifted , is that the new negative or positive, I would normaly use the calibration mic that my...
  5. best type of smoothing for EQ

    REW Forum
    Good morning, I make EQ filters with REW and use it with EqAPO only to improve room correction in my small (12m2) home cinema room Before the version 5.12, I used 1/12 smoothing and made a set of filters for each of my 5.1 in 20-2000hz ( 20-200 for sub) range With 5.12 and now 5.13 , I see...
  6. Surround Speaker Type and Placement

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Two small questions guys. 1) I am building a set of TriTrix (L/C/R) speakers with my BIL. For cosmetic reasons they want in-wall surrounds. Hence the question, can anyone suggest a good in-wall surround speaker (just rear left and right)? Preferably ones that compliment the Tritrix TLs, but I...
  7. What type of sub should I use for my backyard theater?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I've been slowly upgrading my sound system on my backyard theater over the last year and am considering adding a subwoofer but am not sure which type would be best for my situation. First let me tell you a little about the equipment I already have. So far I have 9' x 16' screen that hangs in...
  8. Help with projector type and placement

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hi New to the projector technology. Have read a lot on the forums. I am in the process of building a home theater. Here are some details room size 20'6" x13'11". height 8 feet. Plan to get a 150 inch diagonal 2.35:1 screen with side blanking panels for CIH projection. I am looking to get a...
  9. Amp setup, clipping, distortion, volume levels, NEWBIE type questions

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Current setup: Anthem MRX 300 Velodyne SMS-1 Behringer (2x) EP4000 SI HT Dual D2 18" wired as 4 ohm (4 subs, 1 per channel) http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/sealed-subwoofer-build-projects/64479-stereo-integrity-18-d2-quad-build.html Connections: Sub out from Anthem going into my SMS-1...
  10. dual 10" infinity - help with box type

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    HI all, I have a couple of old school Infinity Kappa KCS100BR subs that are not being used so I thought I'd try and incorporate them into my current HT setup. Here is my dilemma, subs are 4 ohm, so I need to wire them in series, no big issue, but should I go sealed or vented, or isobaric...
  11. Need Help!!! Paint color and type for my wall

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi, I am a new member - first post, so sorry if this is not the correct place to ask this question. I am in the process of finishing my basement and need help with the paint type and color to paint the wall that I will be projecting on. The following is my projector: - InFocus IN3118HD - 3000...
  12. What type of spray paint (rattle cans) do you like?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I am in the final stages of finishing my third painted sub... I have been using all types and brands of paint... I do not have access to a HVLP spray gun and have to resort to rattle can aerosol paints... I have used Rustoleum Lacquer, Rustoleum acrylic lacquer, Valspar lacquer, Rustoleum...
  13. Surround speaker type and placement help?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I've been an avid follower of this forum for quite sometime, figured it was time to become an offical member. I'm about to start working on my first dedicated HT and a have a few questions about what type of surround speakers to get and where to place them with the layout i have. I plan on...
  14. What's the best AT type and make of screen?

    Manufactured Screens
    Hey all, I am going to replace the screen material in my motorized screen. I have been looking at acoustically transparent screen material from Elite and Seymour, but I don't know much about which kind of AT screen is best. Does anyone here have any insight as to the visual, auditory, and...
  15. Are there good bookshelf type speakers that are good for Home Theater vs. Floorstanding?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Long title for a thread. Is it possible to find bookshelf speakers that are better for home theater than floorstanding speakers? Are floorstanding speakers necessarily better than bookshelf? I only mean "decent" speaker makers. I was hoping for recommendation on good bookshelf speakers. I...
  16. using CHT (eminence OEM) 18" drivers for LLT type subs

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    I'd like to convert my CHT CS18.2 (dual 18") to two vented subs. This would be the first time I model/build a subwoofer. I'd like your feedback about the the idea in general and , most importantly, if this kind of project should even be considered by a noob like me. The drivers are...
  17. what type of speaker

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello so I had these plans done about a year ago never got to making it. Here is the question designed for tc sounds would like to go a little cheaper and FI speakers work?
  18. New spoiler type tags for reviews...

    Reviewers Private Forum
    I have created some different spoiler type tags for use in your reviews. We have the normal Now we have the [specs] tags: Specifications go here And in some cases you may wish to use the [features] tag: Features go here And how about a [graphs] tag: Insert measurement graphs here And a...
  19. SWR 1223D Type R12

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Was wondering how this driver might work for HT. Thinking about 2 of them in an end table(s) type project. Sono tube or ported box. http://www.crutchfield.com/p_500SWR1223/Alpine-SWR-1223D.html#details-tab Sale plus free ship to Alaska is a bonus.
  20. Are these type of hdmi baluns any good?

    General Service and Technical Information
    Are these type of hdmi baluns any good? Price is $19.00