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  1. 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...
  2. How to read the graph

    REW Forum
    It the first time I write on this forum. I wanted to ask how to read the graph with the .cal file microphone. The line of the frequency response must go to the black the .cal file? ? Can you explain how? Thank you
  3. read the ETC ( John )

    REW Forum
    Hello John, I can not solve this problem: I measured with REW my listening room and I must say that the measures are not bad but there is one thing I can not understand: the answer in the environment is good the level of distortion is acceptable the impulse response is good the value is good...
  4. How do I run a sweep with a corrective software EQ inserted?

    REW Forum
    Hello, I'm looking for help as to how to run a sweep with a corrective software EQ applied, so as to test my corrective EQ settings. I spent a lot of time with REW doing a lot of sweeps and figured out the best position for my monitors, sub, and mix position (with the help of a consultant for...
  5. Excellent Read! "Acoustical Physics of Music"

    Home Audio Acoustics
    https://courses.physics.illinois.edu/phys406/lecture_notes/p406pom_lecture_notes/p406pom_lect5.pdf See page 19 the chart. this is why a flat sounding room sounds like . you need to boost the lows and the high's to effective get a "flat perceived" sounding room... aka... house curve.
  6. Member Info for someone to read #1

    I spent five years as a full-time broadcast engineer maintaining a 1000 watt directional daytime AM radio station and a 3kW FM station. Duties included routine maintenance and installation of a new recording studio.
  7. First Room REW EQ. What am I looking at and how to read graphs.

    REW Forum
    Hello All. This is my first room EQ, what am I look at and what information from this waterfall can help me zero in on room treatments or adjustments. Thank you Another question I have is the SPL chart. What information as I looking to get from this chart? Is my goal to use the EQ to...
  8. How to read graphics?

    REW Forum
    Hi! I'm Daniel and I'm new here. Just wanted to ask a simple question I don't seem to find anywhere. I want to understand what the SPL graph is showing, but I don't find the info. I've seen people uploading graphics and asking for help and nice people answering, but I want to be able to...
  9. REW I need some help how to read them.

    REW Forum
    Hello, I am a newbe so do not kick me out if I make mistakes. I also not a native speaker therefor please forgive me when I write unclear. Nevertheless, for many months I had read the forum and I have decided to make my measurement. I have read the REW help content but so far I cannot make right...
  10. Please help me read REW results

    REW Forum
    I have made some measurements, and I think I have rather long decay times in my room, and some peaks and valleys in de frequency response. I have measured with the subwoofer in a corner, and along a wall, there does not seem to be a big difference between the two placements. I have also...
  11. Lots of neat stuff to read

    New Member Introductions
    I originally came just to get the room EQ wizard, and learn how it functions, but it looks like there's enough useful info here to keep me reading for a while. Thanks
  12. Wide open spaces may doom my home theater (drama to entice you to read this!)

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Greetings one and all, The excitement has been building over the last few months in anticipation of beginning construction to finish my 1900 square foot basement. The jewel of this journey is the inclusion of a home theater consisting of the following: Television: Panasonic 65" TCP65ST60 FL &...
  13. How to read peak SPL on REW SPL meter?

    REW Forum
    I was using the REW SPL meter to get a peak reading of a particular movie scene. I set the meter to C weighting and fast response. I noticed it gave two peak readings; LCFmax and LZpeak. What do these mean? Which one do I use? Btw, the scene I was checking was the "Darla taps aquarium" in...
  14. Why does my Radio Shack SPL read Maximum when I plug in an Output Cable?

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I am taking measurements with REW but have a small problem. As soon as I plug in an RCA to 3.5mm jack cable into the output connecter the guage reads maximum. My PC still manages to get proper readings so I am curious as to why this is happening. Thanks in advance.
  15. First Read from REW

    REW Forum
    I am just trying to get my sub correct with REW. I have disconnected my front two speakers so all your are seeing is the subwoofer. If I am measuring correctly the graph looks pretty good besides around 58. I have a minidsp to try and correct this. What would be the best way to go about this...
  16. Planning out a new home theater or listening room? Read these posts.

    Home Audio Acoustics
    If you are planning a new home theater or listening room, I suggest you hop over to our Pro Audio forum and read through the articles on Control Room Acoustics (follow the link). They are full of good basic advice, especially posts two through five. Any of you have experience designing your...
  17. Philips 42PFL3603D Flat TV,, PC to TV issues,,,,sound

    System Setup and Connection
    The jist of it is that my PC is connected to my Philips 42PFL3603D flat TV VIA HDMI. My picture comes thru one "channel" (HDMI 3) while the accompanying sound comes in on HDMI 4. Just the other night we watched a movie and it was fine. I got home from work yesterday ready to watch some YouTube...
  18. Epson Unveils its Latest 2D and 3D Full HD 1080p Home Theater Projectors

    Home Theater Projectors
    Posted in the news section.
  19. More Convergence questions - I had read the mandatory 10 first posts and more :)

    Updated: Hitachi 51WX20B Convergence questions :) new chips installed Our TV Hitachi 51WX20B has gone wacky today. The 51Wx20B has a DP27 / 27D chassis. Unfortunately we cannot afford a new TV, just not there now with all the other things going on. I've read tonight until my eyes are blurry...
  20. External USB Read Time

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    I have a Mediasonic 8 bay external HD enclosure attached to my '93 via USB and it takes a long time (over a minute) for the player to find all 8 drives (ISOs of my DVDs and recorded TV shows in .TS format). Anyone know a trick to speed this up? Perhaps I am asking too much? Also, is there such...