Taking a cue from the helpfulness of the giomania/member-originated and driven Audyssey Setup Guide, I wanted to create the equivalent for the AS-EQ1 and am posting this as a placeholder until we actually have
tips & tricks for successfully using the AS-EQ1 and its accompanying SubEQ software.
This is to supplement the excellent manual and it will always
be the first recommendation to READ THE MANUAL.
I expect that, as these units get into members' hands, there will be "issues" that Ed will deal with. (Not many though, ED, I'm sure.
) If the answer goes beyond what is in the manual, a nugget of new information will have been formed which will go into this space.
"Operator Manual is up and running
now at SVS website." This is the latest
version: Manual Version 1.2 August 2009
4/16/09-First real news - pics posted
by an SVS dealer in Philipines. Thanks ribbit!
4/19/09 - Tip from ribbit: "subwoofer not detected by receiver auto-EQ
- when running the receiver calibration, make sure the AS-EQ1 software is at the Auto EQ assist page and the ON tick box is clicked.
Dimensions (not mentioned in the manual): 1.75" H x 17" W x 8.5 D w/o faceplate, 17.25" W with faceplate and 19" with rack mount ears. It is 1 RU.
4/24/09 - Very informative post from Ed
addressing some of the questions/comments that had come up recently (to 4/24/09). And here is Ed's recommendation for a four sub setup
8/24/09 - Not much has needed to be added/expanded on, but one thing has come up and that is a misunderstanding about the AS-EQ1's operation with respect to equalizing two subs individually. From Ed: "In dual combined mode the AS-EQ1 independently level matches and time aligns each subwoofer, and then builds the EQ file for both subwoofers together. In dual discrete mode, the AS-EQ1 builds a separate EQ file for each subwoofer. We will correct/clarify this in the Operator's Manual."
8/25/09 - USING TWO DIFFERENT SUBS?
Previously, the thinking was that the AS-EQ1 will do the best job of integrating two subs into one system and no regard was given to them being different. Now, with this unit being used by more and more members, some experiences with very
different subs - usually from multiple but staggered purchases spread over "varying" economic situations
- it should noted that the dual discrete mode might be the best one to use. Experimenting with both modes should be done to make that determination.
8/29/09 - Great post from Doug McBride can be found here
with more tips for a trouble-free setup and enjoyment of our AS-EQ1's.
9/7/09 - The issue of the manual's wording on the level matching step has been raised. Here is Ed's supplemental info
on the subject.