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  1. Rel high level pass sub integration

    REW Forum
    I've been playing with REW for a while. I have a pair of speakers and rel strata sub, also a dac and integrated amp. I can only use the high level pass filter with the sub. All the forums seem to talk only about integration of subs with amps that have lpf filters. That isn't practical for me or...
  2. Subwoofer Level w/House Curve

    REW Forum
    The house curve makes the volume level high in relationship to the crossover point. For instance, crossover at 60hz, using REW "Use Subwoofer to Check/Set Levels" to set sub level at 75dB...The SPL at 60hz ends up at 66dB... With 24dB/oct, would I set the sub level using a 60hz tone only, and...
  3. Pioneer MCACC PRO not setting ref level

    System Setup and Connection
    I apologize in advance if this is in the wrong place or if it's a repeat. I did some searching and did not find what I was looking for. I am using a Pioneer sc-lx801 in a 5.1 configuration. I start with full auto mcacc. It sets up my speakers as large. I change them to small with xover at...
  4. UMM-6 level

    REW Forum
    I have a weird issue going on with my UMM-6 calibrated mic. I am generating pink noise and using REW SPL meter and a CM-140 SPL meter placed next to each other and the UMM-6 is reading 10db lower than the CM-140. The only reason I did this was because I could tell tell UMM-6 was not giving an...
  5. Level too low -95dB

    REW Forum
    Hi guys, Somewhat dazed and confused at the moment after battling with REW. More specifically this relates to "check levels". All right I have gone down the path of wanting to 3 way active on a pair of Tympani 1D speakers. Yes I know these were traditionally a 2 way speaker but the addition...
  6. Low level to High level?

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I picked up a cheap old Mirage sub on craigslist for $40 until I have time to build my own, but I don't know how to hook it up to my system. I have a subwoofer cable running to my living room and no way to run any other cables since they are all about 50' runs from another room where my...
  7. how to read SPL level in my room?

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Hi guys, noob here, Probably asked a milllion times... I'm interested in getting the Dayton EMM-6 mic and downloading REW for setting up my 2 satellites and sub. I see how I can get all the eq response and comparison levels for the speakers with this mic and software, but how do I know the...
  8. Pioneer Announces Two New Entry Level AV Receivers (VSX-1131, VSX 831)

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    The number of high performing entry level and mid-priced AV Receiver models on the market is quite astounding. As we’ve mentioned before, this plays big for a wide range of buyers taking advantage of low prices on new 4K televisions and Atmos-enabled speakers. Manufacturers easily could have...
  9. Confused with setting gain level on mic ECM8000

    REW Forum
    Hello. I have ECM8000 Behringer microphone which is connected to USB soundcard. So, when trying to measure a room, I am stuck at a point where I need to calibrate microphone. REW guide says that if I have a calibration file with sensitivity parameters I can skip this step. However, although I do...
  10. Same target level setting for all channels ?

    REW Forum
    Sorry if this question has been already asked. I read the Rew help. I can change the target level suggested by Rew. I took my measurements of 5.1 channels with Umik and Rew, SPL was 75db for each ( sub also approx). Then I which to use the 10 filters of the Rotel RSX-1562 . ( 5 filters...
  11. Radio Shack Sound Level Meters

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Here are the schematics of the old analog Radio Shack SPL meter (33-2050) and the newer digital readout meter (33-2055). They both show woefully inadequate coupling capacitors. Upping these should help the performance of this meter by an order of magnitude.
  12. Testing at MAX for my normal listening level

    REW Forum
    Okay so I’m trying to figure out how loud my system can go at my normal levels. I’m somewhat doing this to see if the subs I what to get can handle my listening habits. The level on my AVR that I listen to the most is -20db. -30db or -25db for “regular music” and -20db or -15db for Classical...
  13. level of distortion

    REW Forum
    how to set parameters for reading the level of distortion?
  14. subwoofer cable low level or high level ?

    DIY Audio
    Hi, I am building a subwoofer, and I wonder what is the best way to get the signal to my sub. In order to be able to put the sub anywhere I want in my room to determin the best placement, a cable of 12m is required. The amp is a 400W Hypex with DSP on board What would be best ? - Put the amp...
  15. What should be my volume level on my processor?

    REW Forum
    This is the first time I will be using REW, I have M-Audio Avid MobilePre MkII connected to McIntosh MX 121 processor. There is a volume on M-Audio Avid MobilePre MkII and on MX 121. Questions which volume should set to what?
  16. Measuring My Subs and Check Level Questions

    REW Forum
    Hello, I've been playing around with REW taking measurements with a UMIK-1. I'm using two subs in the front of my living room. When I made my first measurements in early April, I had the two subs sitting inside my Mains, between the Mains and TV. Based on my measurements, I was advised to...
  17. Debating: Used Axiom v new HTD Level 2

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Greetings, I need a sounding board and am not sure if anyone is familiar with these systems or have advice on which I should consider. I'm currently in an apartment with the living room being roughly 15' x 13' I'm currently using Mirage Omnisat V2s which I'm going to sell or use as a spare...
  18. Speaker Level to Active Speakers (HELP)

    System Setup and Connection
    Hello everyone, I know this may sound very akward,but I do want to use these lovely studio monitors which I will refer to as speakers for now...I used to have my Genelec 1037's Active Monitors connected on an old Denon Receiver that had PRE OUTS. So my speakers ran over a DI Box and did...
  19. very weak sub output level with mini dsp

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Good morning hope you can help me out for a moment here I built a micro marty box that i outfitted with a TC Sounds LMR-R15 driver that i had. here how i connected everything : from Anthem MRX300 sub out rca to inputt1 of minidsp 2 X 4 balanced with cutout end connected to positive and...
  20. Finding actual sound level

    REW Forum
    Hi I have a REW setup using "an ECM8000 microphone and XENYX 502 preamp", except that my mic is a EMM-6, not a ECM8000. There is however one issue that I'm not getting hold about - and I hope for some help. When I setup REW and peforms a mesurement I will get a graph showing the spl over...