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  1. Home Audio Acoustics
    I have taken several measurements with REW in different rooms/speakers combinations and found that I'm always getting similar data regarding the RT60 below 200 Hz. Since I've not yet understood how to read the results of the waterfall and spectrogram, I would like to ask some suggestion and how...
  2. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I've been doing a significant amount of reading and research of late prepping for a DIY sub build to compliment a modest home theater system in a rather large room. I've been paying a lot of attention to The Stereo Integrity sealed 15-18in sealed build threads as they seem to be a good...
  3. Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hello, I'm thinking some of you can chime in here. I just finished building my first sonosub and have been messing with it in my (non-dedicated) modest home theater. The idea came from boredom and lack of funds at the moment more than anything. After mostly lurking on here for a month or so...
  4. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I never really understood what kind of problems AV receivers had with HDMI handshakes until my receiver started to have this problem (i think it has the problem). We have a brand new Yamaha 673 (all in all i love this machine). However, after about 3 weeks of use, yesterday our TV screen went to...
  5. Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    I would love to gain a better understanding of how movies are transferred to blu-ray (or, DVD for that matter)... and what the different video codecs are (perhaps, how they differ)... Anyone know of a place on the interwebs that lays all of this info out? If not... anyone want to take it...
  6. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hi, I have an old integrated stereo amplifier with output power of of 100W x 2. Please see the attached pictures of the back of the amplifier. I have the following questions. 1. What is the meaning of the A or B and A + B specification in the first figure? 2. Does that mean that I can...
  7. Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi Peeps, I Writing a report about my room treatment here and having with results of SOME meassurements. Brief info: The room has been treatet, these are a final measurements. I ve no idea about the Impule response diagram, are the results OK, bad? Wheres the ITD-Gap? OK, I ve updated the...
  8. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Well I have all my speakers setup and a nice avr but there is something I need help with and that is understanding how delay aka distance works. Now if I am reading it right if my mains are 10 feet away and I set there distance to 10 feet that will add about 10ms of delay to when they fire...
  9. Pro Audio
    The compressor and how to use it seems to be something that many people struggle to understand. Many times the knobs and switches, and the numbers and names on these things confuse people, and they wonder where to start when using them. Whether it's a software or hardware compressor, learning to...
  10. Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    I am moving into a new house with an existing media room. All speakers are hidden behind the walls and ceiling. I'm having a bit of trouble understanding exactly how the speakers were setup. The room itself is approximately 16.33' x 30.25'. From what I can tell, the section of the room used...
  11. HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    There has been much discussion about HDTV displays and the types however not in detail and in one place. There still seems to be a lot of misinformation about how these different types work. Hopefully this will clear up some of the confusion. There are 5 main types. Plasma, LCD, DLP, LED and...
  12. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Knowing the facts about what your buying is one of the key ingredients into actually making the correct purchase for your needs. I recently got back into Home Theater and coming from both a car stereo, HT(10 years ago), and IT background I of course knew exactly what I was doing(lol). I...
  13. REW Forum
    While playing with Auto/Manual EQing in REW I see that "Auto EQ" really "stops" after reaching "Flatness Target" not making any attempts to improve the flatness further (without adding new filters). Any plans to decrease minimum "Flatness Target" to say, 0.1 db (or continue optimization without...
  14. REW Forum
    As an amateur at this stuff, I would appreicate any thoughts on this test reading of system. I am a bit confused by the whole thing. I took this reading with both the Rythmik and Emotiva FR/FL speakers connected. Reading 1 is with Audyssey EQ off and Reading 2 is with Audyssey EQ on. I was...
  15. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I have a question concerning slot port. I was under the impression that slot port is used to save internal cabinet volume, but when I put the numbers into winisd, the numbers seem to indicate the opposite. For my enclosure winisd says that I need a 4" round port with a length of 14.71" long...
  16. System Setup and Connection
    I am trying to figure out my Onkyo settings. Does anyone know where I can find out what all the setting on my new system means. Not sure which setting I need for a movie because they show one thing in the user manual and then on the system it says something else. When just watching a movie...
  17. REW Forum
    I was just thinking of manually messing around with my bfd to play around with it a little bit to see what I can stirrup. Anyway I would like a better understanding of what Fine and bandwidth do to the frequency setting within the bfd. What I do know or atleast what I think I know from the...
  18. REW Forum
    I ran Audyssey MultEQ 32 and it told me the sub phase was reversed. I went ahead and ran the calibration resulting in the purple graph on REW. I then pulled out the sub, reversed the wiring, and re-ran Audyssey. This time I did not get the phase warning and proceeded with the calibration...
  19. Home Audio Acoustics
    For christmas i wanna buy myself some nice acoustic treatments for my room, it is a spare bedroom i kinda took over and turned into my little theater. The room is painted but nothing is hung on the walls, it also has hardwood floors which im gonna be getting an area rug to cover that. As far...
  20. Pro Audio
    Its been discussed many times in different posts particularly on the Home Theater Shack and it seems there is some confusion on the subject. I will post it here as well just in case some newcomers here also dont understand the difference. This post will help make this much clearer and hopefully...
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