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post #71851 of 71855 Old Yesterday, 05:00 PM
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No, you are not good. That means the receiver "ran out of room" attempting to negatively trim your subs. You need to lower the gain (try 1/4 to 1/3 gain) and then re-run Audyssey. You want it NOT to be "pegged" at the max value.

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I see. Okay, so I checked the "Subwoofer Level" in the Audio menu of my receiver and it is at -12 dB. So I guess I'm good then? Thanks.
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Gotcha, thanks guys. Guess I will try re-running Audyssey tonight with the gain lowered.

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Hey, so I ran Audyssey on my receiver to tide me over until a pro comes out to calibrate my setup, but I have a question: one of the instructions given to me during setup was to turn the volume/gain on my subwoofer to the halfway point. Before running Audyssey, it was at a lower setting. Should the gain remain at halfway after calibration has completed?
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f)3. How do I set the controls on my subwoofer before running MultEQ?
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Sorry: you need to turn the subwoofer gain control way down, probably even lower than where it was originally.

"Between", not "at". Unfortunately, a value of -12dB is where Audyssey pegs on most equipment. That value means that Audyssey turned down the receiver's subwoofer output as far as it could and it was still too loud.

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