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  1. SPL meter or linear mic for home theatre room analysis

    REW Forum
    I am little bit confused where to start the room acoustic analysis for Home theatre setup. First priority is for low end and the second priority is for mid and high end analysis. My question is Whether to choose SPL meter with line out like galaxy audio cm 140 or linear condenser mic like...
  2. Meter for Speaker Calibration

    REW Forum
    Hi, I am new to room calibration. I read the latest step-by-step guide for REW. I am trying to calibrate my stereo speakers to use with a DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) to 77-79 dB. For this I would simply playback a test signal within the DAW (using that signal chain) and measure the output...
  3. REW/UMC200/Behringer UCA-202/Radioshack SPL Meter

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    Is there a help video or something that can get me started using REW. I have the equipment in the title (well...Im going to be buying the Behringer). I've been searching through the forum, but haven't found anything definitive that shows me how to use it? Any help is appreciated. Thanks in...
  4. Which settings should I use on the REW SPL Meter to understand danger levels to my ears?

    REW Forum
    I have REW running on my Mac (OSX Yosemite). I have a umik1. For whatever reason LZpeak never goes above 100.6db. I'll hit it at -25db or 0db (with my ears plugged). Should I be using LAFmax? Even if I crank up the volume to 0db I still don't hit > 100.6db for LAFmax which I would expect...
  5. SPL Meassures doesn´t match SPL Meter Meassures

    REW Forum
    Hi there, I´am a total noob on REW. I watched all youtube tutorials I could found, and was pretty shure I set up all the correct way. I meassured the 75db SPL with an Smartphone app, matched all the signals correct, but when I do a meassureing of my room, the spl readings tent to be around...
  6. Bug with SPL meter in REW?

    REW Forum
    Using 5.11 on Windows 7 x64. - Start REW. It automatically loads with last saved preferences, including Soundcard Output and Input sections, as expected. - Open SPL tool/meter - Red button is grayed out. Mousing over top section of meter says "This SPL reading is not valid unitl it is...
  7. SPL meter vs calibrated mic (UMIK-1)

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I am intrigued by a simple thing as "correct" subwoofer level. Since last week I own a UMIK-1 mic. Before that I always used a Voltcraft analog SPL meter for years with REW measurements and level settings. The SPL meter is comparable with the older analog Radioshack meters. Now with the new...
  8. SPL Meter in REW will not turn on

    REW Forum
    I have the latest version of REW, latest ASIO drivers running windows 7 64bit I am new to REW so just trying to get it working...at least a measurement... I have a Yamaha 3020 amp. I have the DSP UMIK-1 USB Mic with cal file loaded. REW has been configured in preferences and I can access all...
  9. SPL meter, no sound output

    REW Forum
    Hello all, First time REW user and I am not having sound output both from Java and Asio4all from the SPL meter within REW. Sound test from windows is outputting sound. I have tried most, if not all, possible combinations of outputs (HD output1, 2, primary sound driver, etc etc) to no avail. I...
  10. Rookie question of the day: difference between SPL meter and room mic?

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I'm looking to do a crossover and roomEQ with REW. Do I need a room mic and an SPL meter?
  11. Can I use this SPL meter ?

    REW Forum
    Hi, Im quit enew to REW. Can I use this SPL meter with rew? https://www.studiospares.com/Accessories/Test-Gear/Monacor-SM-2-Sound-Level-Meter_745150.htm I says its only got a frequency range from 30 hz - 8000hz ? This seems very poor and would explain why Im getting some really weird reading s...
  12. MiniDSP with REW SPL Meter Issue

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    I have tried to search for similar issue but could not find any. Let me start by saying that I have followed the exact instructions for getting MiniDSP to work with REW in MiniDSP website. my setup: 1- MiniDSP with calibration file from cross-spectrum. (using narrow_band_response_0_degree...
  13. SPL meter

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Hi, I don't have anything to measure my speaker level. I don't have REW but I do plan do REW measurement in the next few years once I can setup a proper HT setup. I just aquired a house so it's going to happen. For now I would like to start with a SPL meter to set my speaker trim. It would...
  14. broken SPL meter or unrealistic expectation? max spl of 90-95ish

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Finally looked at my SPL meter with the sub playing some sine waves from 16hz to around 100 or so. there was one tone that did have a boost up to around 95 but for the most part the max I saw was around 90 and that was with the volume cranked to +8. My HSU sub was set to maximum headroom 1...
  15. REW SPL Meter VS Radio Shack SPL Meter

    REW Forum
    When I saw this bug fix below I decided to buy a UMIK-1 from Cross Spectrums Labs and upgrade REW to beta release 23. • Bug fix: SPL readings from USB mics were 6 dB low (verified on UMIK-1, suspected to affect Omnimic and UMM-6 also). REW recognized the UMIK-1 and I used the zero degree cal...
  16. SPL meter audio input not available

    REW Forum
    Hello! I am a new user of REW Wizard and am using it for an acoustics project in my physics degree. I am having an issue with the software and cannot seem to get it to work. I took a few sets of data and got results just fine the first day. When I came back the second day, I get the error...
  17. RS SPL Meter Accuracy

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    The spec sheet for the meter shows +/-2dB accuracy. Is that correct? That doesn't seem great. I don't see a mention of a cal file or curve. Thanks.
  18. Calibration of REW's internal SPL meter.

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Hi, I am new to REW and the forum. Please excuse my newbie question. I have a Behringer UCA202, XENYX802, and ECM8000 mic. I realise that as I am using Windows XP I will have no input level control for the UCA202 within XP. I can calibrate the soundcard successfully, but I am having trouble...
  19. spl meter

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Does RS Analogue SPL meter needs calibration? If so how to calibrate the meter. Thank you.
  20. SPL Meter vs. Microphone and First Graphs. Opinions?

    REW Forum
    Hello, Everyone. I am dealing with REW for some days and now I guess I managed to do something right. However I have some questions and probably you more experienced guys can help me: First I have measured my room with my Microphone AKG D88S. Very much probably not the best mic, but this is...
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