Posts Categorized: Audio

Optimizing Your Home Theater Acoustic Treatment

Optimizing Your Home Theater Acoustic Treatment

  There are many opinions about where to install acoustic treatment panels in a home theater.   You will not achieve the maximum improvement from the panels you have purchased unless you position them properly.  It is a fact that fewer panels installed well can yield better results than more installed poorly.  One key point to consider is the panels… Read more

Kreisel Sound Quattro KK-Q125LC Speaker And DXD-1202 Subwoofer

Kreisel Sound Quattro KK-Q125LC Speaker And DXD-1202 Subwoofer

Ken Kreisel has been around many years making loudspeakers and subwoofers for theaters.  The list of professional installations that use his equipment is extensive and includes notable venues like Skywalker Sound, Sony Pictures and Warner Brothers. I recently had the opportunity to work on a home cinema that used a pair of his latest DXD-1202 subwoofers along with… Read more

Onkyo Receivers With AccuEQ Are A Poor Choice

Onkyo Receivers With AccuEQ Are A Poor Choice

I have worked on several new Onkyo receivers with AccuEQ.  I am finding that this auto calibration technique is much worse than others on the market.  While the others are not particularly great they are better than AccuEQ.  Onkyo in the past also offered manual equalization for front, center, surrounds and subwoofer along with automatic setup. … Read more