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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-26-2016, 11:04 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
If I had an unlimited budget - I would first...

If I had an unlimited budget - I would first completely finish the unfinished part of my basement which is set aside to eventually become my dedicated listening space. Then I would probably snag 4...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-26-2016, 09:32 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Sounds great - though I'd be lying if I didn't...

Sounds great - though I'd be lying if I didn't say I boosted Sw trim by another 4dbs http://www.avsforum.com//forum/images/smilies/tongue.gif[/QUOTE]
Audioholics.com has a rating system for the subs...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-26-2016, 06:07 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
The sweeps don't bother my ears at all. Am I not...

The sweeps don't bother my ears at all. Am I not running them loud enough? lol - never thought I would ask if I'm doing something wrong because I'm not in pain.[/QUOTE]
Well, I get fullness and/or...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-26-2016, 05:59 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Yeah. Part of all the REW Stuff is just me...

Yeah. Part of all the REW Stuff is just me learning the concepts and process. I'm having fun doing it so it's not a frustrating process at all for me. To your point though, perceived vs measured...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-26-2016, 05:44 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I stuff a pair of earbuds in my ears during...

I stuff a pair of earbuds in my ears during sweeps, to protect my hearing. http://www.avsforum.com//forum/images/smilies/smile.gif[/QUOTE]
I use earplugs from home depot, the triple flanged ones......
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-26-2016, 05:41 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Yep... Sweeps will not hurt anything...its...

Yep...
Sweeps will not hurt anything...its steady state tones that will toast a voice coil quick.[/QUOTE]
Yeah, continous sine wave test tones are a good example.

Sweeps should be okay as long...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-26-2016, 05:36 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
What this shows is 1 port mid or high damping...

What this shows is 1 port mid or high damping will give you the flatest response from 12Hz to 40Hz or so.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-25-2016, 03:22 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
That's a cool way to demonstrate driver excursion...

That's a cool way to demonstrate driver excursion vs. frequency.

How loud were those tones playing?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-25-2016, 12:21 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Bass from the LFE channel is played back 10dB...

Bass from the LFE channel is played back 10dB louder than bass re-directed from any other channel.[/QUOTE]
Maybe that's the difference I'm hearing between the two
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-25-2016, 12:15 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I'm confused, why is it opposite the LV12R? I...

I'm confused, why is it opposite the LV12R? I though high damping tightens the bass and lowering it allows for more boom.[/QUOTE]
In terms of the damping it does the same thing. In terms of low end...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-25-2016, 12:01 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Think about what you just said. True, music...

Think about what you just said. True, music doesn't have a LFE track. But bass management combines LFE with re-directed bass and outputs it all to the same sub channel. Your sub has no way of...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-25-2016, 10:12 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
but even in this case, if main is crossovered...

but even in this case, if main is crossovered (say at 80), bass will be directed to subs and make it produce bass. In this case, if sub is producing boomy bass, it will sound the same. Might not have...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-25-2016, 09:35 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I was referring to his full range CC+sub...

I was referring to his full range CC+sub measurement
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-25-2016, 09:35 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
movies have ample LFE content often very hot and...

movies have ample LFE content often very hot and has alot of low end, 2ch music doesn't have an LFE channel, just 2ch of bass management
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-25-2016, 09:27 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Yeah if you have the headroom you can do whatever...

Yeah if you have the headroom you can do whatever you prefer, but 1 FV15HP in a completely open first floor house isn't going to be able to handle 15dB hot at or even remotely near reference level......
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-25-2016, 09:24 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I may be wrong about this, but in general speaker...

I may be wrong about this, but in general speaker trims are set with bandwidth limited pink noise from 500Hz to 2kHz and subwoofer trim(s) with bandwidth limited pink noise from 30Hz to 80Hz. MCACC...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-25-2016, 07:14 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Well here is the thing - the above graph was...

Well here is the thing - the above graph was after I ran MCACC with the subwoofer volume knob in a position where the sub came out to -6db. Then I ran it up to -2db. My understanding was that I was...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-25-2016, 07:10 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Although I also posted this over in the REW...

Although I also posted this over in the REW thread, I'll repeat it here for the folks that don't follow that one, as it's still relevant to Rythmik since it's with my FV15HP.

Here is the thing -...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-25-2016, 05:39 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Looks like you're running things at least 15dB...

Looks like you're running things at least 15dB hot at the bottom end... be careful as your sub might reach and exceed its limits long before your speakers do.

Most here don't run things hotter...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-25-2016, 05:33 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Loving it. There has been a few times so far...

Loving it. There has been a few times so far that it's absolutely blown me away. I just finished doing some final calibration on it after reading about perceived vs. measured flat responses and...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-24-2016, 01:05 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I would just enjoy the movies you like and see...

I would just enjoy the movies you like and see what the FV15HP adds to the overall experience beyond the LV12R. In time it will become clear what the differences and similarities are... above all,...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-24-2016, 12:28 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Have only done it twice. But I'm pretty sure I'm...

Have only done it twice. But I'm pretty sure I'm well within the limits of the sub, and I have the limited enabled.[/QUOTE]
Do be careful, though, sine wave test tones are much more demanding than...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-24-2016, 11:50 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I think one concept I'm still somewhat struggling...

I think one concept I'm still somewhat struggling to understand is regarding mixed material vs. just tones. So, if I play a straight up 12Hz tone by itself and get nothing but the driver moving a...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-24-2016, 11:45 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
plasma can you explain the benefits (purpose) of...

plasma can you explain the benefits (purpose) of taking sub measurements using HDMI3 with XO @ 200Hz and CC unplugged versus HDMI4 XO at 200Hz, wouldn't it be the same result?[/QUOTE]

You know, I...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-24-2016, 11:40 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Ah - I understand now. I changed the boost to...

Ah - I understand now. I changed the boost to 8db and this is what it looks like:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1621009&stc=1&d=1472062577[/QUOTE]
Yes, though I would...
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