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That drop at 6hz is your mic's fault. Mine did the same exact thing. Do you have the newest version that is supposed to go to 5hz per mic(corrected) rather than the general 5hz version?
When all this is said and done and you have 8 drivers and 14000 watts on tap all for less than a pair of submersives and or Caps(I use them because everyone says they are the best) let me know how DIY compares to commercial. Those are two of the best commercial offerings and a pair of each are over $4000. I try to tell people all the time it is not fair comparing DIY to commercial but they do and still say commercial wins at times. I say not if it is done right. I always get" but you are comparing 12 drivers to 4" but I say they are the same price. Here is how I look at it, at one GTG they compared a submersive, dual Caps, a CHT 18.2, and others. The CHT 18.2 cost about $1200 with amp and it scored close to the Cap and submersives. For some reason these GTG's always compare way more expensive commercial offerings to less expensive DIY setups. I think this is because they compared duals to duals or one to one which would never be fair comparing prices. So I wanted to compare myself but rather than keeping a fair one to one subs I compared a one to one in price. So I compared dual Cap1000's at $3000 to 4 18.2's with clone at $3200. To me it was not even close except sound quality.(I still love the caps sound and size for a ported 18, damn impressive!). Now I bought better drivers and better cabinets with even more power and for $3800 I would love to see duals compared to what I have. I say this with confidence because I owned dual DTS-10's as well which were awesome and they don't have a chance to compete because these have more spl and full bandwidth to boot.
Anyways, you ordering 4 more drivers says it all right there!
BTW, I don't even know why I posted that.
Marantz 7702 Atmos
3 Inuke NU4-6000 amps for all speakers.
Speakers- 7 Behringer B215XL's, 4 212xl's for ceiling speakers.
Front subs 12 SI 18ht ported SLLT powered by Inuke 6000
Rear subs 2 XXX ported SLLT powered by IPR2-7500.