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Nice grab at best buy. Glad they can work with you on those speakers. $30 is a giant steak, so yeah $30 is $30 haha.



That graph looks a lot better. Let us know tomorrow how it sounds.



My F12 should be hitting Rythmik tomorrow sometime. Hoping for shiping early next week for the FV15 back to me.


Nice. Rythmik has been great about getting me both subs speedy. Are you waiting for them to process your return before buying the FV15HP?

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Nice. Rythmik has been great about getting me both subs speedy. Are you waiting for them to process your return before buying the FV15HP?
Yeah, I dont have the funds to afford one outright without the return processed of my F12
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Yeah, I dont have the funds to afford one outright without the return processed of my F12


Gotcha. My LV12R is also on the way back to them now. Excited for you to get the FV15!

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Gotcha. My LV12R is also on the way back to them now. Excited for you to get the FV15!
Plugged in my JBL $300 sub and it was such an awful idea. Was almost better not having it plugged in at all. I had missed my F12 at that point but I am excited for what the FV15 has to offer.
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Not even sure if there's enough room between my speakers for that large of a screen! Haha. Also assuming that would be very expensive. Especially if I want it to be able to roll up into the ceiling.
Check out a Dalite Deluxe Model B 106" 16:9 screen.
Manual pull-down, and includes a tensioning arm to keep it flat.
$300 in 1.0-1.5 gain, depending on projector brightness and seating angle.

Although a little smaller than ideal, this kind of setup might be an easier fit for the room.
Then, when you move to the basement, you can switch to a bigger & nicer fixed frame screen.
106" is still better than a 60" by miles and miles.

This is helpful for determining screen gain:
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If it were me, I'd get a projector before the Atmos receiver. Atmos is cool, but the projector will make a much bigger difference.
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you are really striving for something...I guess you can tell the difference with your ears in sound? when I tweak I cant tell much, stupid burst tones leave me very underwhelmed. music on the otherhand I can tell on some of my favorite tunes...even by metallica or red hot chili peppers...

to be honest, I could show you rew graphs 20 different ways all within 5 different tests...dont get wrapped up in it if you are close to enjoying it...

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A few people here recommended I do this. I don't think the sweeps will damage the sub. They are barely taxing it at all.
I stuff a pair of earbuds in my ears during sweeps, to protect my hearing.
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Check out a Dalite Deluxe Model B 106" 16:9 screen.

Manual pull-down, and includes a tensioning arm to keep it flat.

$300 in 1.0-1.5 gain, depending on projector brightness and seating angle.



Although a little smaller than ideal, this kind of setup might be an easier fit for the room.

Then, when you move to the basement, you can switch to a bigger & nicer fixed frame screen.

106" is still better than a 60" by miles and miles.



This is helpful for determining screen gain:

http://www.projectorcentral.com/proj...ulator-pro.cfm



If it were me, I'd get a projector before the Atmos receiver. Atmos is cool, but the projector will make a much bigger difference.


I think you're right. A projector screen would be much bigger of an upgrade than a new receiver. Would really prefer an electric screen that rolls up into the ceiling and out of sight. Decided to grab a tape measure today and measure between the speakers. I couldn't measure the diagonal directly but I measured the length along the ground and the height based on where I could see it coming down. 120"x55" which, using a little Pythagorean, gives me a 132" screen max. I'd likely wanna go a bit smaller if/when I do it.

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I stuff a pair of earbuds in my ears during sweeps, to protect my hearing.
yeah the end of the sweeps bothered my ears.
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you are really striving for something...I guess you can tell the difference with your ears in sound? when I tweak I cant tell much, stupid burst tones leave me very underwhelmed. music on the otherhand I can tell on some of my favorite tunes...even by metallica or red hot chili peppers...

to be honest, I could show you rew graphs 20 different ways all within 5 different tests...dont get wrapped up in it if you are close to enjoying it...
I actually find the tweaking as fun as listening, but it is important to keep it in perspective.
Your listening perception shifts around a ton - far more than than what we agonize over in search of the perfect graph.
You can only hear differences with rapid A/B tests.
After that, your brain compensates, and the most of the differences vanish.
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you are really striving for something...I guess you can tell the difference with your ears in sound? when I tweak I cant tell much, stupid burst tones leave me very underwhelmed. music on the otherhand I can tell on some of my favorite tunes...even by metallica or red hot chili peppers...

to be honest, I could show you rew graphs 20 different ways all within 5 different tests...dont get wrapped up in it if you are close to enjoying it...


Yeah. Part of all the REW Stuff is just me learning the concepts and process. I'm having fun doing it so it's not a frustrating process at all for me. To your point though, perceived vs measured response definitely varies, and that's why I boost the lower frequencies. Tomorrow I hope to play some material back with different settings on the sub amp to see what the clips and music sound like with different settings. Ive said this about 10 times now, but I'm really likely done REW and PEQ setup for a while now. I seem to keep going back to it as I learn something new. But at this point I'm pretty sure I've tried every possible combination and filter set!

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I think you're right. A projector screen would be much bigger of an upgrade than a new receiver. Would really prefer an electric screen that rolls up into the ceiling and out of sight. Decided to grab a tape measure today and measure between the speakers. I couldn't measure the diagonal directly but I measured the length along the ground and the height based on where I could see it coming down. 120"x55" which, using a little Pythagorean, gives me a 132" screen max. I'd likely wanna go a bit smaller if/when I do it.
Yeah, for projector screens, it's more convenient to focus on width.
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I usually only re run rew when I shift/move something...I do that alot, but I only check to see if I really messed something up...I am lucky in that my open space is huge, and I can get away with alot due to the size being like an open field...which means not alot of bass.

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I plan on running rew to find the best spot possible out of about 6 different spots. Than running rew using the different PEQ functions.

I might even try and REW my speakers a bit but that could be a huge hassle.
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