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  1. Greetings!

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone! Just stumbled upon the REW software and was looking for resources. Got a studio PA that's quite loud but needs serious EQ help. Got tired of tuning by ear. Using an RS 33-2055 SPL and a laptop for measurements. Sound card lets me set line level and the calibration was...
  2. Target curve filter fine tuning advice

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hello everyone. I've been getting the hang of REW and would like to get some critiques regarding my before and after EQ curves. My concern is the very narrow (0.200 BW OCT) 9db gain at 55hz to treat that null. Is that okay? I also have a very narrow and deep null at 270 hz, could this be an...
  3. Treating and tuning a large living room, it has some issues

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I've got a somewhat large living room I'm trying to improve the acoustics in. The room is almost 21 feet wide, and 15 feet long. The floor is carpet and the drywall ceiling is 8 feet above the listening position, sloping up to 9'-6" in the front, above the mains. I've played with a few sub...
  4. Tuning /subwoofer room correction. Help

    REW Forum
    Hello, I am attempting to tune and apply room correction to my ported JL12w7 with minidsp rew v5. And crown xls2000 amplifier . I have my crown xls2000 set to bypass stereo . I followed the direction on rew/ minidsp and ran a sweep / measurement and then clicked apply filters to meet target...
  5. Help tuning my 15' HT subwoofer

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi, I have using my subwoofer for over 6 months and the sound is OK but I am sure I could tune it. The parts are the following: Driver: Dayton Audio RSS390HO-4 15" Box: Dayton Audio SWC3-BK 3.0 cu. ft. Amp: Dayton Audio SPA1000 1000W Subwoofer Plate Amplifier Port: Round, 4' x 16' So now the...
  6. HT Subs: Sub-30Hz tuning really necessary?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hey guys, I have been having a look over quite a few specs for commercial cinema subs. And the one thing I have noticed is that a lot of commercial subs extend down to about 30Hz before they roll off. THX certified subs seem to extend to 22Hz or so before the roll-off. So that sparked my...
  7. mtx sw1515 passive radiator tuning.

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello all, I got an idea that might get me lower tuining with this subwoofer as I am not happy at the moment and cant afford getting the tc 5400 up and running yet. Its a mtx sw1515 and it does not like deep output and seems to have a steep roll off at around 30hz. Anyone have an idea how I...
  8. Sub-woofer/room tuning procedure?...

    System Setup and Connection
    To Whom it may Interest: I am a dedicated audiophile/stereo-phile, with reasonably capable electronics/speakers, however, I have never elected to take the time to properly set-up/"tune" my system other than by ear...and now wish to get more precise in terms of listening position frequency...
  9. Testing Tuning Freq???

    REW Forum
    Can A impedance sweep be done with REW to verify tuning Freq? If not i heard about a way with a resistance , multimeter and tone generator ? Anybody know excactly how this is done ?
  10. Getting Ready For Room Tuning Stage

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I am in the midst of trying to finish my theater space. It is at the point where the shell is constructed, the wiring is done, and the stage with the baffle wall is nearly completed. Notwithstanding the fact that I'd have to take it all apart again to paint it, I could hook up all 7 speakers...
  11. sms-1 manual tuning has no test frequencies

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I have been messing with the sms-1 with my klipsch sw310 to see how it works before I start messing with the DIY subs. I can get a test sound with the auto EQ but when I go into manual there is no sound. I type 12345 to get to the main sound screen, same place as the auto EQ test sounds but...
  12. Live Tuning?

    REW Forum
    I'd like to be able to do some "live" crossover tuning by using the RTA, but I need to be able to see historical readings since it refreshes way too fast. Is there a better way to do that, I'm still exploring the program. Otherwise it's adjust, measure, and repeat. The way speclab does its...
  13. Small enclosure tuning?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi, I thought I knew a little about subwoofers until I started surfing this topic. Wow, there is so much technical information out there that I don't know where to begin. Simply put, I have acquired a 12" car sub in a enclosure that I would like to use to boost the base in my home theater...
  14. Tuning Frequency Of Ported Cab

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hello, I have a O Audio 300 Watt plate amplifier, fitted in a 4.3cf ported cab tuned to about 21hz. According to the amplifier spec sheet the amplifiers frequency response starts rolling off at around 20hz. Should the tuning frequency of the cab ideally match the roll off frequency of the...
  15. Fine tuning my sound

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I have had my room completed for about a year now and I have never really felt like I am getting the sound that I should be getting. I just do not feel like the surround sound definition is really there. To be honest, I am not sure how much of that is due to my speakers and how much of it...
  16. Tuning BrilliantColor

    Home Theater Projectors
    I have a love/hate relationship with BrilliantColor. My projector(Acer 7531D) has on or off settings. With BC on, sometimes things seem more natural, I see less rainbows, brighter image....but it also seems to add a lot of yellowness to the image. I have gain controls for RGB, and when BC is on...
  17. Interesting Video about Tuning Freq !

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    This is from a sub enclosure builder ,designer (PWK Desings) talking about Tuning Frequency of a bass reflex enclosure.
  18. sub sounds terrible

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I have a vector research 150w 12" sub that when trying to play at higher levels it sounds like it is doing all harmonics. I havent changed anything on the box when is sounded like that. its like it doesnt have enough power to push the speaker and when at full volume it cant even show any...
  19. Tuning an auditorium

    REW Forum
    I am Biamp AudiaFlex certified. I have a lot of experience with programming DSPs but have never had to tune a system (most of the work I do is for courtrooms where some basic defaults sound pretty good and only voice is usually involved. I have been contracted out to tune a few auditoriums...
  20. 20 HZ tuning

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    What up Shackers, i just finished my first DIY sub and it is supposed to be tuned to 20 hz, my question is how can i tell if i really accomplished this? what to listen for and how to accurately test? Thanks! Oh, it's a 12" SVS sub, 3.9 cu. ft. box, 4 inch port 18.5 inches long. Thanks again!