Just out of curiosity, is there a particular reason why you chose Not to have someone do this for you ? I mean aside from them getting it done in a few hours, having a warranty, etc.. YOUR time is worth something too and it seems like you have been on this for a week now.
Kenwood DNX893 >Helix DSP PRO MKII, HEC-BT, Director
Brax Matrix MX4 ..PHD Studio 6.1/ Audiomobile Elite IB
Brax Matrix MX4 ..Dynaudio Esotar 430/PHD Studio TW