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  1. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Hey guys, I'm a total newbie and browser, never poster..till now. I'm renovating my home theater to make it more dedicated. Will have velvet drapes on all walls and a flat black ceiling. Ceiling has a peak of about 10ft over the middle row, coming down to 8' at the screen and 8' in the rear/Row...
  2. Speakers
    Hi all, I'm setting up my new dedicated media room but I am stumbling on speaker, especially subwoofer, placement. As you can see, I do not have space everywhere for the subwoofers, mostly is at the front wall and about a 1/4th of the front area on the side walls. I have tried several positions...
  3. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    Suggestions for Sub Placement in My Room (4 total) Very Near Field and "Far" Field I recently purchased two Pierce Audio custom 21's in a 6.6cuft sealed enclosure and two UM-18's in 4cuft sealed enclosures. Also consider me a sub noob - I have done a lot of research and reading on these forums...
  4. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    Hello, I have a home theater setup that was part of a house that I purchased last year and I've been slowly figuring out how to make it sound the best and there is something about it that just doesn't seem "right". From what I can tell, it really should be a nice (maybe high-end?) setup that...
  5. Home Theater In A Box
    The layout of my room is attached here... The diamonds are the speakers, the biggest being the subwoofer. I normally sit at position A. But the bass is somewhat less and boomy here. But if I stand in the position B, I get good and 'punchy bass'. How to get it at A? The rectangles are couches...
  6. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
     Hey guys, I have a question regarding the concept of nearfield subwoofer placement. I have seen different posts in the last few weeks where one person says that nearfield placement solves a lot of problems when someone is struggling to get good bass. Then someone else follows that post saying...
  7. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
     Hi! I have a non-standard room setup and I’m looking for the best subwoofer placement. It’s a front firing with down-firing bass reflex one:                                                 There are no free walls to place it near by. For me the most convenient place is position 4, placing...
  8. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
     I am fairly new to the A/V game, and If it isn't too much trouble, I would like some help with subwoofer placement.   I started with a cheap RCA HTIB. I recently "upgraded" to a slightly less cheap, used, older, Denon AVR-2800, with a set of Aiwa bookshelves. They look like this, if anyone...
  9. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    I have read umpteen articles regarding sub placement and what I get out of having read all of the viewpoints is that this is a VERY subjective matter. I will be getting my new sound system in about 1 week or so...and I really only have 2 options as far as placement. The place in which I have my...
  10. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    I have an lv12r as of now but would eventually like to buy a fv15hp. The lv12r is occupying spot A which is IMO the best sounding spot in the room for a sub. Assume spot B is really good but not as good as spot A by a small margins in both quality and output. Which sub should I put in the A...
  11. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    I have my subwoofer right next to my couch and I've run audyessey with my denon avr1713 but on occasion I can still hear my subwoofer to the left of me. How can I adjust it to make it somewhat better? I do have an radio shack spl meter to use what else is needed
  12. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
     Hey all!   Looking for some advice on subwoofer placement for a 7.2 setup.  My subs are currently set in the SW2 and SW4 locations (see picture).  Problem with SW4 is that it's in a closet and the majority of the subwoofer sound stays there rendering it worthless.  Not to mention the SW2...
  13. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    Greetings all I've got a sub about 4 months ago but i've been wondering if my placement is optimal. I got the sub because i listen to a lot of rap so i'm not too worried about the bass being overpowering or something. I notice that when I stand at the door (this is the picture thats lookin at...
  14. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    I'm trying to figure out speaker placement with this room layout. I'll have 2 bookshelf speakers and a subwoofer. As you can see, the layout is pretty limiting, so I'm wondering if I can put the subwoofer in that wall recess to the right of the fireplace. If not, any recommendations?
  15. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    I want to analyze where I've placed my subwoofer. What is a good, known, inexpensive SPL meter. I've read some posts where people recommend Radio Shack meters. Which one is considered the standard? Is it the 33-2055?
  16. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    Could use some help with where to place my subwoofer. It's been bothering me for a while. I think it has something to do with the room I'm in. My tv is against the wall and have my couch in front, but there isn't a wall behind me, it opens up into my living room and my kitchen. I think most...
  17. Speakers
    So this is what I whipped up real quick for show purposes on placement of my subwoofer. I am just trying to find out where the best place to put it would be really. Any help or input would be greatly appreciated. The couch is movable and the picture obviously isnt to scale. The home theater...
  18. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    I know there are threads, articles all over the web, but would like some assurance if at all possible. With the smaller sub I had before this Klipsh RW-12D, I had it in the corner, it worked quite well, the bass did not sound localized to any one spot, it filled up the area quite well. Now...
  19. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    I have two MX-5000 subs and a Denon 5805 receiver that includes AUdyssey equalization (I could also use a Behringer Feedback Destroyer). My question is, with two subs and if you are going to EQ, is corner stacking to get the highest gain the best approach and then EQ down to get flatter, more...
  20. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    I can't decide whether or not it is a good idea to place one of the subwoofers in my hometheater under the 2nd level riser (see picture). It's 2' off the ground and there is plenty of room, I just don't know what that enclosed space under the riser will do to the sound (if it will make it sound...
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