1. C

    How do I connect my setup?

    Hey, I am very close to buying the Ascend Acoustics Sierra-LX and a Fosi Audio V3 with a 48v power supply or an Aiyima A07 Pro Amplifier. I wanna be able to connect them to both my Wiim mini my Topping E30 and my TV, which has Optical and a 2,5 mm jack. This is a dumb question but how do I...
  2. C

    7.2.4 HT Speaker Placement/Setup and Other Questions

    Hi all - long time lurker, first time poster. Doing my first real HT setup (Atmos 7.2.4) and would love some input on speaker selection, placement, and other miscellaneous items. LCR: In-Wall KEF Ci3160RL Side surround: In-Wall, KEF ? Rear surround: In-Wall, KEF ? Atmos: In-ceiling, KEF ? AVR...
  3. R2R

    Setup Advice

    Hey, first post here! don't want to waste too much of your guy's time on this, so I've tried to narrow down what I want and am just confirming that I'm making the optimal setup with my budget. 2.2 Setup for music and movies (50/50) 2x Neumann KH120ii + 2x Rythmik F12 I'm mostly unsure about...
  4. B

    Turntable and Speaker Set-up

    I recently purchased an AT-LPW40WN turntable and KantoYU6 speakers. I should say that I am very new to turntables so if I don't sound like I know what I'm talking about...I don't. With that said I have two hopefully easy questions. I see that both the turntable and speaker have a preamp...
  5. C

    How to improve my setup? Elac DBR62 + Pioneer A-505R + Topping d10s DAC + Wiim Mini streamer

    Thanks to this great forum, I've upgraded to the Elac DBR-62 speakers (thank you!). The rest is still a mystery for me. Currently considering piecing the following setup and am curious: Q1. Which elements should I change/upgrade to improve the audio quality/experience the most? Bearing in mind...
  6. TOOdamnFRANK

    PC Gaming Setup / Gear

    What’s your endgame gear for PC Gaming? Im currently using a Topping D90SE DAC, Topping A90D Amp, Blue Yeti Pro Mic, & HD800S Headphones, but I’m always curious to try new headphones / potential upgrades. Anyone want to share their current setup or have any suggestions for something new to try...
  7. Thunder

    Best budget studio monitors?

    Budget $200 for each Some examples: KRK Rokit RP5 G4 Yamaha HS 5 Adam T5V
  8. Thunder

    Which balanced cable do I need to connect a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 to a pair of KRK Rokit RP5 G4?

    The interface has two 1/4 inch output lines, one for each speaker and the KRKs have one XLR female and 1/4 inch combined input each one. Would this be good? It's a XLR Male to 1/4 inch TRS balanced cable...
  9. Thunder

    Would the KRK Rokit RP5 G4 + Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 3rd Gen be a good combination for a budget entertainment setup?

    I want to upgrade to studio monitors for my gaming setup, I play games, watch movies, listen to music and I'd like the best audio quality possible for my budget (500€), although I don't have a limited/specific budget, it's an objective for me and I could save money if it'd be worth it to get...
  10. E

    What audio system do you own?

    There is this thread "What headphone(s) do you own ?" with many posts. Maybe a similar thread related to the complete audio system might be of general interest. I have not found another thread covering this. At least I would be curious... Apart from the gear itself, the distance from speakers...
  11. D

    Setup help/suggestions for surrounds and Atmos

    Hi everyone, New to HT and wanting some suggestions on what to implement given my room size. See here for a photo of my room layout: Note: On the far RHS, across the 90% of the 4.9m length, are curtains. Note: Still deciding between sub placement (either SW1 or SW2 in photo above) - SW2...
  12. D

    Old Onkyo Integra/B&W and New KEF - how to best integrate?

    Hi Guys, Hoping to get some help. I'm very new to the HT scene. I had recently bought the KEF Q750 for front L/R, and KEF Q650 as centre, and a Yamaha RXV-2085 AV receiver. I've now only realised behind some boxes in the basement, were a pair of Onkyo Integra TX-DS989 (apparently top of the...
  13. Arun Raj S

    Allo Boss2 DAC No Native DSD Play Back

    Hi All, I have purchased an Allo Boss2 DAC Acrylic version recently. The DAC is awesome and I am using moOde OS as its player. But the only issue I face is that the player not playing any DSD files in their native state, if I changed the settings to DoP, the player starts to play files up to...
  14. H

    Looking for recommendations for a new setup

    Hello everyone, We will renovate our flat soon and this is a perfect time to upgrade my audio setup. I'd very much appreciate any feedback from the ASR community. This is what I want to replace: - B&W 685 mounted on the wall - Onkyo TX-SR505E integrated amp - currently the only source is a...
  15. silentt29

    Determining Speaker Toe-In

    Are there any objective means of determining the degree of speaker toe-in, or is it best determined by ear? I feel it has something to do with horizontal directivity and beamwidth measurements, and possibly room measurements. Any help would be appreciated.
  16. mononoaware

    2021 Desktop Setup - Your audio auditioning/archiving system

    Please share a photo of your 2021 audio archive desktop setup. It can be ugly or odd lets see where you analyze your audio. Requirements: use this post as example. Audio: Sabaj DA3 Balanced DAC + Panasonic SC-GA10 Smart speakers. (Audition system is intentionally lower fidelity than...
  17. Matias

    REW filters into JRiver Convolution

    I spent some time trying to figure out how to make this work, gathering information from different sources, and now that it is working, I share below if someone is interested. I am far from an expert, but this is a starting point for noobs like me. The basic idea is to make measurements with...
  18. N

    First Set of Speakers Setup. Please Help

    Hi. I'm confused on what is the best volume control to use. I want to make sure I'm doing it right. I have it setup DAC into Gustard H16(has built in preamp), into speaker amp. have both the DAC and the AMP maxed and am using the Gustard H16 as the volume control. Am I doing it right?
  19. P

    Room EQ & component upgrade

    Hi, First of all, I just discovered this forum a few days ago and I must say that it's blown my mind how nice of a community this is. I found this forum because I've been unhappy with the sound of my system and was specifically looking for EQ possibilities. To preface this, I am an absolute...
  20. R

    New setup questions (HE400i, Fiio DACs, JDS Atom)

    Hello community, my listening setup has drastically changed over the last month and i need advice to tune it: Before: PC-> Focusrite Solo Gen2 - > M-Audio BX8 / Shure SE425 Now: PC->Fiio K3 ->JBL 104 BT / -> sonarworks ref 4 ->JDS Atom (incoming) -> HifiMan HE400i / Shure SE425 my reason was...
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