Receivers today offer a large number of selections for audio processing. A common question I get is what processing mode should be used. These modes are intended in general to extract information from the recording to then map it to channels that are not found in the recording, but are in your surround system. … Read more
I recently had a chance to use the Dirac Live software with a Datasat preamp processor. I was not able to get this software to work properly whether a XP or Vista laptop was used. A USBPre and a Centrance Mic Port Pro was used with a Smart M30 microphone. The software user interface prevented… Read more
Unusual wall mounted subwoofer. Some people may find this unusual subwoofer from Sunfire easier to mount in their home than other options.
Subwoofers are a huge part of a great home theater system. Finding the right subwoofer setup for your room is one of the keys to great theater sound. After working on 1000’s of installations I believe I can offer some insight into how to go about selecting these. Before deciding on the product you need… Read more
A common problem with subwoofers is that they can cause the floor and other items in the room to rattle. This can dramatically reduce the sound quality of your theater or music. I recently added four vibration dampers to my subwoofer that is on a wooden platform. These were Wagner ISO-2 2″x2″x0.75″ pads. They are… Read more