Originally Posted by Phillips751
What do you use it with, 2 channel full range?
I use it in my two channel system, the unit can operate in dual mono or stereo mode. It fits in the signal chain for me like so; ALAC files on a MacMini > toslink > Deq2496 > tos > DacMagic > Nad352 > Klipsch Cornwall I.
I have mainly used the unit for it's RTA/room correction abilities along with the Behringer ecm8000 mic. At times I will let the unit perform it's eq corrections automatically (fun to watch) or do it manually.
The auto eq feature uses the graphic eq and this is mainly what I will use, although I have made use of the parametric eq as well.
I found the real time analysis function very educational, I would throw on my earplugs and send the pink noise tone out from the Deq and observe the changes to the response as I moved my speakers about the room. It was very helpful in integrating a sub.
At first I would tend to set up my speakers where I thought they should go and then eq from there, but after a while i realized it worked better taking the time to find the speaker placement that yielded the optimal response then moving on to eq from there. Lately I find myself using the eq function less.
Here is an unadjusted room response reading with my Cornwalls, since I try to avoid eq boost whenever possible, I'm reasonable happy with this as is, so I have my eq modules in bypass mode on the Deq presently.
I use the sound level and metering functions constantly, the unit can also perform compression/expansion, dynamic eq, feedback tracking/destruction, stereo width/symmetry. It's a fun toy, and the price is hard to beat, I give it two thumbs up.