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  1. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    A while back I asked here for some help to decide on some new speakers. Well, I completely ignored that advice (except for the sub) and got a set of Jamo's for SUPER cheap. At any rate, I ignored the advice b/c I realized I'm not sure about the layout. My room is terrible with openings on either...
  2. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    Fronts: KEF R11 Center: KEF R2c Surrounds: KEF Q150 Atmos: Polk Audio MC60 Subwoofers: SVS PB-2000 Pro Receiver: JBL Synthesis SDR-35 Amplifier: AudioSource AMP100VS Rear Atmos speakers couldn't go any further unfortunately. Should have lowered the surrounds a bit, but they are pointing down...
  3. Speakers
    I'm new to this so bear with me. I did delve into DIY with some C-Note builds last year which sound great, but I'm out of my league here. It's been my goal for while now to upgrade our home entertainment setup. I wouldn't want to call it a home theater, but it's our primary TV (connected to PC)...
  4. Speakers
    My first post on this site! I am going to build some ported studio monitors, based on one of Troels Gravesen's designs, however I am unsure about placement and whether I should build with a front or rear port for this scenario (either or is fine according to the build page). Below is a basic...
  5. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hi, My new home has a living room plan that pretty much prohibits the use of surround at ear level, what kind of setup would you recommend? My initial plan was 5.1 or 5.1.2 but that seems unlikely now. Main use will be movies, some gaming and music What do you say to these options? A -...
  6. Speakers
    Hi All, Total Newbie , trying to setup a 5.1 in living room. My Living Room is a high ceiling with few windows and this is the current setup i am aiming for. TV - Sony - 75" Class - LED - X900F Series Budget For 5.1 around 1500$ Sticking to 5.1 as it is prewired and budget constraints 1...
  7. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Hi all, First of all, thank you for checking out my thread! We just moved in and I’ve managed to put together a basic setup so far. I still haven’t decided how should I get rid of the very intense reverb in the most professional and budget way while keeping aesthetics in mind. How would you...
  8. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    After searching this forum I'll ask for help in deciding on equipment to conquer this open concept great room challenge. I'll attach a picture of the floor plan and pre-wire placement for the full In-ceiling build out. Here is some information to help you help me: Ceiling is 9.5 ft high with...
  9. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hi, I'm moving into a new home soon and I'd like to configure music listening for a sitting area with a couch and two chairs. This ~150 square foot sitting area surrounds a fireplace, has one wall of windows to the left of the fireplace, but is open for about 25-30' to the right of the...
  10. OLED Technology and Flat Panels General
    I am moving very shortly to a new 1 bedroom apartment and want to upgrade my living room set up. Currently I have a 50" Samsung UHD TV from 2015 that I want to place in the bedroom. I am looking at the 2017 55" LG OLED for the living room. The couch to the TV should be 10 - 12 ft apart. My...
  11. Speakers
    Hello everybody, I am currently looking for a living room speaker that has an airplay function. My “problem” is my love for so great Harman Kardon go + play that has been rocking for 10 years with me (I even have old ipod mini on dock :)). I can’t justify spending hundreds of euros just...
  12. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    While it's easy to predict the sorts of sound systems you'll see in dedicated music music listening rooms and home theaters, living rooms are more varied when it comes to audio. In addition to the countless residential situations where the TV is the primary sound source, living rooms host...
  13. Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP
    Am a total noob and just bought the BenQ W1070 for $500 on amazon. Moving into a new home and I have this dream of having my projector in a living room. Now I know all about minimizing ambient light and all but will only be watching sports mostly during the day on weekends. We are getting...
  14. Speakers
    I'm trying to setup surround sound in my living room. I want to hide the speakers as much as possible. Because of layout of studs and position of pillers, In-Wall speakers on sides of TV is not an option. Installer recommended to move the speakers on top of the TV with separation of around 5...
  15. Speakers
    Been lurking the forum until it has been time to upgrade my living room experience. I am completely new to building your own system and have never had a dedicated system and hoping for a little guidance. Since, this is a living room we are looking for Some aesthetically middle ground between a...
  16. DIY Screen Section
    I am planning to replace my Living room Plasma TV with a projector and DIY screen. I own a w1070 and Epson 6010 and can use one of them for my living room setup. Since this for the living room, there will be ambient light and achieving a good image is crucial to not spoiling the experience for...
  17. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    Just wanted to open up some dialog about picking subs. The average Joe with a nice TV and system setup in a living room or bonus room sometimes runs into a need to buy a sub. This Joe’s system is used for watching movies with the family or Wife and he does not have the option of watching movies...
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