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I have a BIC america F12 ,i would like to know what everone has their speaker level set to on their receiver.I usually have mine set at 0.Does anyone set it lower than 0.
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Mine are set lower then zero, i just used a SPL meter to calibrate them, they way i had it set up befor was way off, i had the L/R speakers set to zero, the Center speaker set to -5, the Left rear set to -3, and the Right rear set to -4. now using the SPL meter my level is different, my Front Left is set to -4, and my center is set to -7, and the Front Right is set to -5, and the Left rear is set to -4, and the right rear is set to -5.

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Mine are set lower then zero, i just used a SPL meter to calibrate them, they way i had it set up befor was way off, i had the L/R speakers set to zero, the Center speaker set to -5, the Left rear set to -3, and the Right rear set to -4. now using the SPL meter my level is different, my Front Left is set to -4, and my center is set to -7, and the Front Right is set to -5, and the Left rear is set to -4, and the right rear is set to -5.

I have my fronts set at +3.5,center at +4.5 surrounds set at +1.5,and sub set at -4.I lowered my surrounds because them seemed to overpowering than my fronts,i kept hearing my surrounds more than my fronts.
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I would try a SPL meter from RadioShack, it will help ALOT with the speaker levels.

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I would try a SPL meter from RadioShack, it will help ALOT with the speaker levels.

Thats a great idea..............

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