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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-20-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By morphemes
height mounting a bookshelf speaker?

How in God's name am I supposed to mount a bookshelf speaker in the down firing position? I've looked and looked and I'm giving up. Please help.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-08-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By morphemes
I hate to say anything too critical... facts...

I hate to say anything too critical... facts tend to antagonize a concealed subjective capacity for personal satisfaction... It's pretty much the inherent issue with acoustics... & in a broader...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-14-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,071
Posted By morphemes
NEVER do this with fiberglass. budget is "dirt...

NEVER do this with fiberglass.
budget is "dirt cheap"
very small room.
shopping list consists of three items.
Roxul Safe 'n' Sound, pipe cleaners (yes, the arts & crafts kind) & T-pins.

Like I...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-07-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By morphemes
Probably EMI from power cord(s), for which you...

Probably EMI from power cord(s), for which you would require a shielded cable...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-07-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By morphemes
is it just me, or does it seem a bit ironic that...

is it just me, or does it seem a bit ironic that most speakers start rolling off at around 16k?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-06-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By morphemes
Have you tried using an HDMI cable & tossing out...

Have you tried using an HDMI cable & tossing out the tosslink? HDMI will carry S/PDIF.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-06-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By morphemes
The ATH-M50 is quite good. My first...

The ATH-M50 is quite good.
My first recommendation would be the ATH-M50
I'd also recommend the ATH-M50.
How could I forget the ATH-M50?


ATH-M50
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-06-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,282
Posted By morphemes
:confused: I think the reverb is nulling out the...

:confused: I think the reverb is nulling out the response, that's why you're getting those uniform humps in the top end...

Treating the first reflection points with broadband absorbers should...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-06-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By morphemes
The wii doesn't output digital audio...

The wii doesn't output digital audio...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-06-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 828
Posted By morphemes
a shelf system... maybe, Sony HiFi Shelf System?...

a shelf system... maybe, Sony HiFi Shelf System? SS-EC719iP maybe...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-06-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By morphemes
Your couches form a 90 degree angle, but if you...

Your couches form a 90 degree angle, but if you could make them form a 120 degree angle & move the TV a little bit farther into the room (still on the wall, just farther away from the sliding...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-02-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,183
Posted By morphemes
pick two walls, preferably parallel, center subs...

pick two walls, preferably parallel, center subs on walls, 4 feet up, 8.5 feet from corner... dead center... sit between them, center of room.

and there's a huge peak at 90ish, so you'll want...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-02-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By morphemes
I'm so confused.... You're talking about phono...

I'm so confused....
You're talking about phono stage, but I'm assuming your NOT using a turntable?
Are you?
Is all this going on in a rectangular room?
What are the room's dimensions?
How far...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-02-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By morphemes
near-field atmos?

if four top channels are used, would it be ideal to place them in such a way that they form an inverted square pyramid, so everything remains equidistant? If so, I can finally move onto figuring out...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-24-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By morphemes
thanks! still kind of wish there was a way to do...

thanks! still kind of wish there was a way to do it from within media center... Just made shortcuts to the files I wanted to watch and that works well enough & I hadn't thought of it so yeah, much...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-24-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By morphemes
"play all" recorded tv series in media center

try googling this one... I'm about to pull my hair out! Is there a way to "play all" recorded TV episodes in a series (windows media center)? Can you make a playlist or anything of that nature?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-10-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By morphemes
Define "inexpensive" these...

Define "inexpensive"

these (http://www.amazon.com/Sony-MDRNC13-Noise-Canceling-Headphones/dp/B004P7O26W)
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-10-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,415
Posted By morphemes
the Asus Xonar Essence STX is a headphone card......

the Asus Xonar Essence STX is a headphone card... you would be paying for features you aren't planning on using... for the best stereo sound, a basic usb audio interface would be overkill... to be...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-10-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By morphemes
I'd suggest something like the Marantz AV7701 &...

I'd suggest something like the Marantz AV7701 & five identical active studio monitors (KRK ROKIT 5, Yamaha HS5, etc.). Without factoring in XLR cables, stands, subs, etc. you'd be looking at a...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-19-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By morphemes
every 'guide' I've read has been contextually...

every 'guide' I've read has been contextually biased toward treating as many spaces as possible...

this "broadband" approach does not interest me.

I want to know how I can use scientific...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-19-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,566
Posted By morphemes
you using soundblaster or realtek? download...

you using soundblaster or realtek?

download slimdrivers & see if you need update, maybe that will add EQ settings...
 
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-19-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By morphemes
can't dl sketch... to be honest, your case...

can't dl sketch...

to be honest, your case could be considered good & bad.  Bad because, yeah... your speakers are close to the wall...  good because your first reflection points are smaller. ...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-19-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By morphemes
everything about your setup make things rather...

everything about your setup make things rather unpredictable. 

 Put the sub in the main listening position, crawl around the room listening for the bass you want & put the sub there.

The space...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-19-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,249
Posted By morphemes
No. You need a seperate decoder. ...

No.

You need a seperate decoder.

Something like Turtle Beach DSS2 would get you Dolby Headphone, but no DTS...

as far as I know, there is no official DTS headphone tech...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-19-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 819
Posted By morphemes
they're concentric. shouldn't make much ...

they're concentric. shouldn't make much  difference..
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