Originally Posted by mojomike
I assume these are uncorrected values? If so, numbers would need to be adjusted accordingly.
12Hz add 16.5dB
16Hz add 11.5dB
20Hz add 7.5dB
25Hz add 5dB
31.5Hz add 3dB
40Hz add 2.5dB
50Hz add 1.5dB
For 15hz, you could probably approximate 12.5db.
After adjustment, those number are looking very impressive.
How did you know when you were hitting max? Distortion? Clipping lights? Or did it just stop getting louder?
With the Peavey, I think the clip lights turn on before there's actual clipping. With the EP4000, clip lights didn't come on until a millisecond before the breaker in the amp tripped.
I can finally say I've achieve scary bass, even for me. The Peavey is bridged mode is, for lack of a better word, is insane. Before clipping, my dedicated 20A circuit trips. At that point, the bass is so loud I can't see straight and have a instant headache. I'm a complete bass head, so that's remarkable.
I do think I'm hitting the limit of my SPL meter though.
For example, the meter will be at 110db at 20hz. I'll turn the volume up, the house shakes more, the wind from the Cap blows harder, but the meter doesn't move. I'll go up even more, get more shaking, more wind, again, meter won't move.
Could the incredible amount of noise from the walls, ceilings, and doors be interfering with the reading?
BTW, still not a single sign of distress from the Cap, and I can feel the air it's pushing from 15ft+...and I'm standing behind a couch!