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  1. Wanted: DSP for active crossover

    Classifieds - Wanted
    I'm looking to buy 2X4 DSP, or single unit that is larger. Prefer boards, but for the right price, I'll crack the case. (this is for an amplifier build) Please contact me with what you have available. Thank you.
  2. Wanted HDMI Switch with SPDIF Out

    System Setup and Connection
    Well my pre-amp is pre-HDMI and I can't justify upgrading it. I'm looking to use a simple Apple TV or Raspberry Pi-3 as a media stream device replacing my bulky HTPC. Unfortunately digital audio is only out over HDMI. So I'm looking for recommendations on a 4x1 or 4x2 HDMI switch with optical...
  3. Wanted Phono Pre-Amp

    CD Players | Turntables
    I'm looking for a phono pre-amp for a decent consumer grade Technics SLQ200 turntable and Audio Technica 311EP MM. I can't justify spending a lot of money but I also don't want the pre-amp to be the week link in the chain. I've looked at budget Pyle, and Behringer pre's but have concerns on...
  4. WANTED (to know): U.S. Customs

    Classifieds - Wanted
    Please move if posted in wrong area. Does anyone know how private-party purchases of audio equipment are processed through U.S. Customs? I'm consider a speaker purchase out of England, but am worried that I might be billed hundreds of dollars in fees.
  5. New member, Help wanted

    New Member Introductions
    I'm looking for a receiver for my Home Theater. I did have a 2014 Onkyo TX-NR737 but it did not last long. What do you guys recommend for a good used receiver? I have 4 Klipsch RS-42 speakers with a Klipsch RC-42 center speaker and a Theater Solutions Sub12DN 12" sub. Any kind of info would be...
  6. Denon AVR X4000 phono amp opinions wanted

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have the Denon AVR X4000 and use it's phono pre-amp stage with my TT. Would anyone venture a guess as to what price range I'd have to start at for an external pre to improve on what the Denon has?
  7. Wanted: DIY design for shallow, way-bad full range HT speakers

    DIY Speakers
    Hi all, I'm working on a plan to optimize my dedicated home theater space and am rethinking speaker selection. Room is going to be about 13'W x 20'L. The plan was to use Statement speakers behind an AT screen (ported version, and they're half built). Problem is that these speakers really take a...
  8. Something my wife wanted

    Chat Box SWAMP
    The dog wakes up my wife wanting on/off the bed. I built this so I don't have to hear about it anymore.
  9. Wanted: AE-TD15S or H 4ohm

    Classifieds - Wanted
    No Longer Needed - AE-AV15 or TD15 Sub wanted Does anyone have an Acoustic Elegance TD15S or TD15H 4ohm around? PM me if you do :D Mod's please delete this thread.
  10. Wanted: Looking for a cheap used 7.1 that supports 3D.

    Classifieds - Wanted
    Don't need internet ready and wifi just a simple receiver that supports 3D. $150-170 Local NYC sale or shipped. PM me. Thanks
  11. Noise Floor, RT60 and ETC - feedback wanted

    REW Forum
    Hi All, Trying to figure out how my room measures. So I did the following Noise Floor - Position 1-3 Front Left only - Position 1-3 Front Right only - Position 1-3 Position 1 is MLP and 600mm right and left is P2 and P3 - based on facing the screen. Using REW 5.13 and a UMIK calibrated MIC...
  12. Just wanted to say Hi.

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all. I found this site yesterday after looking for information on setting up a system in my 20x20 spare room. I am retired but still like to make and tinker with things. I am what I call old school. Come fall when the weather starts getting cold out I plan on making a system starting out...
  13. Wanted: Custom format (H/V) feature on new flatscreen

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I hate the scrolling ticker across the bottom of the screen during sports programs so much, that I am considering buying a new 55-65" flatscreen if it had custom format settings. IOW, if I stretch the vertical by about 5%, then the ticker would move below the bottom edge of the picture. I...
  14. Amazing Results - I wanted to share...but what next?!

    REW Forum
    Hey guys. I'm coming with a lot of upfront info and have seen great results so far. I'm curious what I need to be looking at or looking for now to continue taking things to the next level. So my wife and I recently moved into our new home in Texas. I have a dedicated movie room but it's...
  15. Opinions wanted with car sub ht build

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello, I have two Pioneer TS-W256C subs in about a 1.25cuft box. The box is sealed and partitioned. I can get the exact air space if there is a program that can work calculate a box with the front and rear sloped...
  16. hush box design help wanted :)

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    hey guys, i have a small ht and my pj is located just behind my seating position in the sealing. i would like to lower my noise floor and the pj is the villain, it might not be to bad, but i want it as silent as i possible can. my pj is a jvc dila hd350. it has air intake on the front and has...
  17. Help wanted

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I'm new to this, i have spent a lot of money on equipment without knowing what l'm doing, looking for a receiver, down to Marantz sr7008, or denon avr-4520, also recently bought sony xbr-55x900b, along with fmp-x10 media player, not coming in as clear as in store, do i need special 4k hdmi as...
  18. Wanted to apologize.

    Chat Box SWAMP
    Just want to apologize to everyone for not being on here much lately. I started a new job and am working some crazy hours on top of driving 2hrs each way to get to work and come home so that doesn't leave me a lot of time for the internet, hopefully things slow down a little this winter. Until...
  19. Muppets Most Wanted - Blu-ray Review

    Official DVD and Blu-ray Reviews
    http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=24497 Title: Muppets Most Wanted Movie: :4stars: Video: :5stars: Audio: :4.5stars: Extras: :1.5stars: HTS Overall Score:86 http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=24505Summary Sequels are almost never as good as...
  20. Thought I knew what projector I wanted

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hello everyone, the more I read the more I realize I don't know too much about projectors. I started researching a few days ago and picked a Epson 5030UB as my choice. But I would like some opinions on what I should really get. If it's still the 5030UB than that is fine. Here are my specs...