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Sorry if this has been answered before, but at age 61 I can't spend a lot of time reading post treads in depth and for that I apologies and I have tried to find this info through my stupid searches.
I want to use REW to auto graph my system. What do I need besides a laptop and the DL?
Thank you for your patience with this newbie.:wits-end:
Hal
 

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Hi Hal,

All your questions will be answered in the REW guide. It's at the top of all HTS pages, and I'll link you to it here. It's well-written and accurate. It has a lot of good information and you should be able to skip around to the parts with the required parts for hookup. Let us know if you have questions from there!

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What do I need besides a laptop and the DL?
What's a DL?

You need an external USB soundcard that has a line-in and a line-out capability, an SPL meter (Radio Shack or Galaxy CM-140) and cabling.

If you plan on taking a response of the system full range, the Galaxy meter would be required as the RS meter is inaccurate at higher frequencies (~5KHZ max). The cabling depends on the type of connectors of your soundcard and receiver.

You will need to read the REW Help files. No gettin' around it I'm afraid....


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Thank you for the help. Any recommendations for a low cost USB sound module that will work with this?
 
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Do you recommend the analog or digital SPL meter from Radio Shack? There is only $5.00 difference in price.
 

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The analog model is much easier to read the meter, but since you're using REW, I don't see much difference. Others may have a different opinion though.

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