AV Rant #442: Room Design and Speaker Placement
This week we thank Stephen and Jordan for their donations and Sushmit for letting SVS know he bought his sub because of us. In the news: Klipsch gets Atmos (LINK), HDR updates (LINK and LINK), and VR controllers (LINK). Jack is looking for over-ear headphones and maybe an amp to drive them (LINK, LINK, LINK, and LINK), Jim is wondering about speaker wire and resistance, and Scott needs help placing his speakers in his living room along with some speaker recommendations (LINK, LINK, and LINK). Aaron is worried he doesn’t have enough power for his speakers (LINK, LINK, and LINK), Michael is looking for a streaming service with high quality audio, Jim has a small space for a dedicated theater and needs help with speaker placement (LINK and LINK), and Jason needs subwoofer placement help. Scott needs help choosing between either high quality Audyssey or room treatments, James got a measurement microphone and wants advice on how to use it and introduces us to the Kii 3 speakers (LINK), Josh wants us to clarify what the BBE Sonic Maximizer does (LINK), and Mike lets us know that he ended up getting PowerAmp for his Android device as he couldn’t find anything he liked better (LINK). Infinite Gary has a few questions about the SimAudio Moon 400M amp (LINK, LINK, and LINK), calibrated displays, center channels (LINK), imaging, finding a mate for his infinite baffle sub (LINK), and ELAC speakers (LINK). Lastly, Joshua has a question for Infinite Gary ane everyone else – what makes the bass bump in your house (LINK)? Thanks for listening. Check out our Facebook Page. Click here for our YouTube channel where you can see the recordings of our show videos. Download Tom’s FREE superhero-themed ebook Bob Moore: No Hero wherever ebooks are sold (or given away in this case). Visit Tom's website for download links as well as links for the two full-length followups - Bob Moore: Desperate Times and Bob Moore: Hostile Territory. Check out AVGadgets.com where Tom is the new Editor-in-Chief!