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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-30-2014, 07:32 AM
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Posted By KevinG
I haven't done my back wall yet (that's next),...

I haven't done my back wall yet (that's next), but I did see a huge improvement when my ceiling panels went up.

Pictures here of the entire process so far:
http://imgur.com/a/YOLoo

I suspect...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2014, 12:07 PM
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Posted By KevinG
I'm finally a one percenter! ;) Edit: Darn,...

I'm finally a one percenter! ;)

Edit: Darn, I misread that as 99% of everybody here...instead of 99% sure. Oh well.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2014, 06:05 AM
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Posted By KevinG
Wait. Someone cares about 30khz? I haven't...

Wait. Someone cares about 30khz? I haven't heard a 20khz tone in probably 20 years! Can *any* human hear 30khz?

Should I be disappointed that my projector isn't putting out infrared light? ...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-24-2014, 06:28 AM
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Posted By KevinG
Yes, I've seen that. It is interesting. ...

Yes, I've seen that. It is interesting.

However, there's also this:

http://www.gikacoustics.com/diy-acoustic-panel-frames/

which seems to indicate that the difference is very minor. In my...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-24-2014, 06:05 AM
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Posted By KevinG
Thanks! It's actually just an L bracket screwed...

Thanks! It's actually just an L bracket screwed to a purpose built "stub" that comes out of the frame. It came silver, I just hit it with the same black spray paint that I am using on the wooden...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-24-2014, 05:20 AM
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Posted By KevinG
My first ceiling panel is done. Taking the...

My first ceiling panel is done. Taking the advice here, I went 2x the size I was planning. When it was done, I realized that the layout of the lights in the room allows me to put 4 of these up,...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-20-2014, 12:04 PM
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Posted By KevinG
Understood.

Understood.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-20-2014, 11:57 AM
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Posted By KevinG
Okay, fair enough. I'll consider the materials...

Okay, fair enough. I'll consider the materials that I've already purchased to be sunk costs, finish building what I can, and consider it "as good as it gets."
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-20-2014, 11:45 AM
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Posted By KevinG
Understood. But that's the one thing that is off...

Understood. But that's the one thing that is off limits. The room must stay the way it is (for lots of reasons).

So, to answer your questions:
1) As much as possible, given the current room...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-20-2014, 10:25 AM
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Posted By KevinG
More pics are here: http://imgur.com/a/YOLoo ...

More pics are here: http://imgur.com/a/YOLoo

Happy to provide more if they can be of any assistance.

I can remove the throw pillows from the couch & loveseat, but the back of the couch that...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-20-2014, 04:17 AM
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Posted By KevinG
Excellent, Thanks for all the advice. ...

Excellent,

Thanks for all the advice. Without knowing the name "blocking method", last night I realized that I should suspend a panel right over the speaker to figure out exactly what the...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-19-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By KevinG
Tonight's efforts: Mdat file: ...

Tonight's efforts:

Mdat file:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-GYLbiDn8J8SVU4Q19WUVBjN28/edit?usp=sharing

Description of what I did.

Took all 3 traps off the wall, move sub out of the...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-19-2014, 12:11 PM
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Posted By KevinG
I wasn't able to see anything that really shows...

I wasn't able to see anything that really shows how they are mounted. Can you point it out, or give me a quick overview?

Thanks.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-19-2014, 12:05 PM
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Posted By KevinG
Ah, I didn't look at the waterfalls at all. I'll...

Ah, I didn't look at the waterfalls at all. I'll do so tonight.

I'm a bit surprised that there was any effect on the center speaker. The first reflection point for that speaker on my left wall...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-19-2014, 09:42 AM
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Posted By KevinG
I already have 2 bundles (16 sheets) of the...

I already have 2 bundles (16 sheets) of the roxul. But that doesn't matter much, since pink fluffy is so inexpensive. What would you consider "rather large"? I was planning on 3 or 4 2x4x8" deep...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-19-2014, 06:38 AM
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Posted By KevinG
I looked around a bit, and couldn't see how to...

I looked around a bit, and couldn't see how to look at "sliced ETC", so I'll go off and google that in a bit. Knowing the frequency should help. The floor is carpeted, but it is rubber padding (for...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-19-2014, 04:06 AM
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Posted By KevinG
Excellent. I will be playing around some more...

Excellent. I will be playing around some more tonight. Thanks for the assistance!

Any chance the one at 2.97ms is coming from the floor?
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-18-2014, 05:48 PM
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Posted By KevinG
Here's my mdat file. ...

Here's my mdat file.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-GYLbiDn8J8SnZlbVMwVEJVVUU/edit?usp=sharing

I think it is showing me that my panels are doing very very little. I'm studying my left...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-18-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 115,860
Posted By KevinG
And, if you are really going down that path...

And, if you are really going down that path (which is highly recommended if you are into this sort of thing), you'll want to know about this thread:
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-18-2014, 11:06 AM
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Views: 115,860
Posted By KevinG
That's basically what brought me to this thread. ...

That's basically what brought me to this thread. I've just started hanging my DIY panels, and while the wife is okay with it so far...I suspect she will be happier if they are something other than...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-18-2014, 11:02 AM
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Posted By KevinG
http://www.roomeqwizard.com/

http://www.roomeqwizard.com/
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-18-2014, 07:14 AM
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Posted By KevinG
Pardon me if this has already been brought up,...

Pardon me if this has already been brought up, but aren't many of you hanging these way too high to be useful? In many of the photos they are far above tweeter height, and in many cases, it seems...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-18-2014, 07:05 AM
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Posted By KevinG
Okay, but that article also states this: ...

Okay, but that article also states this:

"Technically the phase reverse, or 180 degree phase button on a console should be labelled ‘polarity inversion’ but convention over time has led some to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-18-2014, 06:04 AM
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Posted By KevinG
Doesn't *every* sub in existence have a 0/180...

Doesn't *every* sub in existence have a 0/180 switch? All you do is swap the red(+) and black(-) cable and you are 180 degrees out of phase. Right?
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-17-2014, 04:07 AM
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Posted By KevinG
Okay. My panels were designed for extremely...

Okay. My panels were designed for extremely simple removal/attachment/placement. They are just hanging on french cleats, so it's trivial to take them down and get a measurement before and after.
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