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post #1 of 2 Old 01-10-2013, 08:34 PM - Thread Starter
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I'm almost done with my FIRST SUB BUILD and am inquiring about REW as I have a MiniDSP and would like to have a good understanding of REW before I finish my subs. I don't know how all of this works but I have a HTPC that I plan on running REW on. I'm assuming that I just connect the Audyssey mic or the RadioShack Meter directly to the mic in port on my motherboard?

I would like to know if I can use my Audyssey mic that came with my Onkyo PR-SC885 processor. It looks like this:

If not, I have a RadioShack SPL meter #33-2055 that I can use but don't know how to connect it. I'm assuming that I just use an rca to phono plug such as this:

in which I'd just connect the white wire to the radioshack and the other end into my motherboard mic in?

As always, thank you for your help! smile.gif
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I've tried it with that mic, and it is VERY easily clipped with the input. I couldn't get an accurate measurement with it at all. Ended up buying a umik-1 from minidsp
I have also tried using the rat shack meter, but it didn't work well either. It will work if you are manually EQ'ing though.
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