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  1. 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...
  2. 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 -...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. HAS Advanced Audio and Imaging Solutions
    Hi All - I’m a first-time homeowner and am just about to make the speaker purchases for our theater and wanted to get your valuable input beforehand. This is a work-with-what-you-got scenario, so I know the room isn’t ideal, but it’s what we have! We’re going to try and leverage its oddities...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP
    Hi All, Thank you all for all the good stuff in this forum. Learned a lot about projector, Screen, AV recievers, speakers. After all reading and investigating, here is my plan to do. Please suggest / guide/ correct me in this plan. I read a lot that it is a bad idea to have a home theater in...
  17. What's Your System Configuration
    Hi All, I've been watching from a distance for a while, amazed at some of the truly jaw-dropping rigs and living room setups. So I thought I would join in and post an intro. Back in 2006, my super ultra mega budget setup was a Sylvania 19" flat monitor and a $10 DVD player from Fry's...
  18. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    I just moved into a new house and the living room has me stumped. I'm trying to find a solution for mounting the 55" TV. As you can see in the photo I've attached, the fireplace is on a small corner wall. There's a wall with a window directly to the right. Across from that wall is a couch...
  19. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    Hello everyone. Any advice you can give would be greatly appreciated. I recently purchased my first house and could use some set up/design recommendations for my living room. Specifically I'm looking for lay out advice rather than component recommendations. I made a little diagram of my living...
  20. Speakers
    Perusing the site, I see that, in addition to the excellent main thread on speaker set-up, people here get pretty granular with their questions; I hope you'll forgive a newbie for following that lead. Next week, they start pouring the foundations for my new house in Florida, to which I shall...
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