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Forum: Speakers   02-13-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,973
Posted By Mfusick
A better speaker is better in all rooms. The...

A better speaker is better in all rooms. The room won't change the outcome.

Humans can hear through a room.

It's much the same as if we talked outside and themninside a bathroom, my voice...
Forum: Speakers   02-13-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,973
Posted By Mfusick
At $5000 the chances a pair of speakers is pretty...

At $5000 the chances a pair of speakers is pretty darn good is very high.

But the chances they could beat the revel in blind ABX testing at the same price point is much lower.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-13-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By Mfusick
Small rooms can be increasingly challenging for...

Small rooms can be increasingly challenging for acoustics and sound quality so make sure you get that part right.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-13-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By Mfusick
You can't "fix" a speaker or a room with DSP or...

You can't "fix" a speaker or a room with DSP or EQ.


You design speakers in half space or full space, or use near field measurements done outside or anechoic chambers. You get the speaker...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-13-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 127
Posted By Mfusick
I have a 50 year old drill press. Doesn't see...

I have a 50 year old drill press. Doesn't see much use but works well. My table saw motor is 30+ years old too. It's doesn't like long extension cords and 1.5" mdf, but otherwise is still strong....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-13-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4,105
Views: 226,491
Posted By Mfusick
Haha. This ^ Did you look over Adams...

Haha. This ^

Did you look over Adams shoulder as he worked his magic ?

There is certainly much more to it than hitting the button for DiRAC or Audessey.

Doing it is challenging enough...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-13-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 911
Views: 169,927
Posted By Mfusick
So what's next up on the agenda towards theater...

So what's next up on the agenda towards theater progress ?
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3,344
Views: 142,821
Posted By Mfusick
You are mixing things up. DSP and EQ in the...

You are mixing things up. DSP and EQ in the calibration phase can not fix a speaker design/directivity problem.

In the design phase it could, but that's now doing an actual speaker design, ...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-12-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 463
Posted By Mfusick
I have some stuff I could post. I did...

I have some stuff I could post.

I did several of these for friends.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-12-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 610
Posted By Mfusick
What do you want to see specifically?

What do you want to see specifically?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-12-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 4,667
Posted By Mfusick
I like it

I like it
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-12-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,956
Posted By Mfusick
very cool

very cool
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-12-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 11,729
Posted By Mfusick
No she is... :D Just curious. I have a lot...

No she is... :D Just curious. I have a lot of AVS friends on facebook and from meeting in real life GTG events, CEDIA shows, that sort of stuff. I mainly was wondering if I knew you, or you...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-12-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By Mfusick
If you can swing sound isolation in your budget, ...

If you can swing sound isolation in your budget, I would do it.

The only time we suggest not doing sound isolation is when the budget restricts it.

Some sound isolation is better than no...
Forum: DIY Sound Group - Loudspeakers and Subwoofers   02-12-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By Mfusick
I did this and it seems to hold up so far. ...

I did this and it seems to hold up so far.

Look for a high yield or high build primer. Then coat it well, multiple coats. Sanding in between coats in some cases.

If you use a fast drying...
Forum: DIY Sound Group - Loudspeakers and Subwoofers   02-12-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Mfusick
Sealed would be better because the size is...

Sealed would be better because the size is smaller, and you simply do not need the extra bass extension or output of the ported in your application.

It's more important to consider the design and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-12-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4,105
Views: 226,491
Posted By Mfusick
Matt did you ever buy ATMOS overhead speakers yet?

Matt did you ever buy ATMOS overhead speakers yet?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-12-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 11,729
Posted By Mfusick
How did you know my wife is a photographer?

How did you know my wife is a photographer?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-12-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 11,729
Posted By Mfusick
The mixing would be mostly dependent on the AVR...

The mixing would be mostly dependent on the AVR or processor. Something like a Trinov has more capability in that sense than a basic AVR.
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3,344
Views: 142,821
Posted By Mfusick
You can't "fix" a speaker design issue like a...

You can't "fix" a speaker design issue like a directivity problem, and you can't "fix" the physics of your room with EQ.

I know that these fancy auto correct DSP programs market such things but...
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3,344
Views: 142,821
Posted By Mfusick
+1 without quoting it ^ (The you can't EQ...

+1 without quoting it ^

(The you can't EQ out a problem stuff )
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-11-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4,105
Views: 226,491
Posted By Mfusick
You know the rules here.. Pics or it didnt...

You know the rules here..

Pics or it didnt happen.
Forum: Speakers   02-11-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,973
Posted By Mfusick
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_w5OVFV2Gsos/Su3bsCqxNkI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_w5OVFV2Gsos/Su3bsCqxNkI/AAAAAAAAALo/DkDumFcTdM4/s400/Circle+of+Confusion.png
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-11-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 11,729
Posted By Mfusick
Thanks for the kind words. Yes it's been a...

Thanks for the kind words. Yes it's been a struggle and stressful. We don't really have the budget to do what we are trying to do, and that's why I end up DIY so much of it. It's not choice, ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-11-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 11,729
Posted By Mfusick
Thanks for the kind words. Yes it's been a...

Thanks for the kind words. Yes it's been a struggle and stressful. We don't really have the budget to do what we are trying to do, and that's why I end up DIY so much of it. It's not choice, ...
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