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Forum: Audio Gear   06-29-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By KevinG
Great price! Someone grab these!

Great price! Someone grab these!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4,825
Views: 135,506
Posted By KevinG
I also have a Denon x4000, and a miniDSP 2x4...

I also have a Denon x4000, and a miniDSP 2x4 (balanced). After some research, I went with the 2v setting. Apparently, people have measured the output voltage for the x4000's .1 channel, and it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-25-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4,825
Views: 135,506
Posted By KevinG
Hooray! Thanks for the update.

Hooray! Thanks for the update.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-23-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 954
Posted By KevinG
I just built two of the 18" Ultimax kits. I was...

I just built two of the 18" Ultimax kits. I was planning on keeping my SVS PC13Ultra. That was a silly plan. It's already sold.

Yes, you can easily achieve what you are aiming for. But, be...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-22-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 954
Posted By KevinG
I think it's important to point out that this: ...

I think it's important to point out that this:

http://www.parts-express.com/dayton-audio-18-ultimax-subwoofer-and-cabinet-bundle--300-7099

doesn't take up much more floor space at all. It's...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-22-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
Yep. I'll do a few more quick sweeps while...

Yep. I'll do a few more quick sweeps while sitting elsewhere and see if it changes the response at all.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-20-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
Not anywhere that I think could have an effect on...

Not anywhere that I think could have an effect on the measurement... About 5 feet to the left of the mic, 2 feet back from the mic, sitting on the floor...

Do you see something that would indicate...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-20-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
I didn't include it in the mdat aboce, but I did...

I didn't include it in the mdat aboce, but I did try sliding my left sub almost all the way right to touch my center speaker. The REW measurement there wasn't substantially different, so I just...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-20-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
Here's an mdat with Both, Just Left, Just Right,...

Here's an mdat with Both, Just Left, Just Right, and then Both with the mic in 1ft left, 1ft right, 1ft forward, 1ft up positions.

I think moving the mic shows that this isn't a localized issue,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-20-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
Yep, first thing I did was compare the results to...

Yep, first thing I did was compare the results to the predicted. Perfect match.

Unfortunately, I'm not unable to reproduce the same predicted results. But that's okay, since they seem less than...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-20-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
No, not necessarily. That value is suggested by...

No, not necessarily. That value is suggested by REW. I just clicked on "Set Target Level" to accept what REW had chosen.

But, in the "Filter Tasks" section, I made sure my values were the same...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-20-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
I followed the exact settings from this guide: ...

I followed the exact settings from this guide:

http://www.minidsp.com/applications/auto-eq-with-rew

Are there more aggressive settings I should try?

Thanks!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-19-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
Should I expect REW's eq settings to do better...

Should I expect REW's eq settings to do better than this?

http://i.imgur.com/RIDVFgv.jpg

Green is baseline, Blue is after loading REWs EQ settings into the MiniDSP, and sweeping again.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-19-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
He was responding to my statement that with the...

He was responding to my statement that with the sealed subs, the DSP (miniDSP in this case) might not have been required. (mostly because they are equidistant from the MLP, and because they are...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-19-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
Are you including Room Correction (ie. Audyssey)...

Are you including Room Correction (ie. Audyssey) in the category of "DSP of some variety"?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-19-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
Aw, man. The 18" kit is only every so slightly...

Aw, man. The 18" kit is only every so slightly larger... ;-)

The mounting kit is this:
http://www.parts-express.com/parts-express-cast-frame-1-4-20-speaker-mounting-kit--260-778

I think you...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-19-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
Interesting...It certainly sounds like I don't...

Interesting...It certainly sounds like I don't have the right equipment to actually do this.

No bad sounds, and no real desire to go much louder. I'm also a slight bit worried about the fact...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-19-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
Was this a rhetorical question? If not, as I...

Was this a rhetorical question? If not, as I stated earlier, I'm willing to do the measurements, I just don't know how. How, exactly, would I "measure the signal output and made sure its 0dbu at...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-19-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
Ah, that's a simple fix. Any fix that doesn't...

Ah, that's a simple fix. Any fix that doesn't necessitate re-running Audyssey again is a simple fix. ;-) After running the Audyssey calibration, it left my sub output at -4.5 db. So, I have room...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-18-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
1) Set miniDSP back to 2.0 volts, cleared the...

1) Set miniDSP back to 2.0 volts, cleared the default crossovers in the miniDSP, and synced to it.
2) Turned amplifier's volume knobs all the way up, set subwoofer trim to 0 (previous run had set it...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-18-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
1) Oh, sorry. Non-DSP, since I planned on going...

1) Oh, sorry. Non-DSP, since I planned on going miniDSP anyway.

3) Consider it done. But I'm reading through the entire miniDSP thread to get a better grasp on what that actually means. :-)
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-18-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
1) I did get a plugin that includes the...

1) I did get a plugin that includes the compressor/limiter, but, I'm not using *anything* yet...I'm still at the baby steps level. It's wired up, but that's it. I'm not exactly sure how to set the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-18-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
Ugh, now I've read some more and I think I want...

Ugh, now I've read some more and I think I want to run my miniDSP at 2.0 volts...It seems it always has 2.0 volts of output, and if I tell it that input max is 0.9 it will map that to 2.0 at...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-18-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
Thanks. I'm happy to do as much...

Thanks. I'm happy to do as much research/measurement as necessary to get this right, and I think I have all of the tools...just not the right "know-how." :-)

1) I believe, in theory, that the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-18-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,913
Posted By KevinG
My replacement balanced miniDsp 2x4 came in. ...

My replacement balanced miniDsp 2x4 came in. It's all wired up, and inserted between my processor and the iNuke. I haven't synced to it yet to remove the default crossovers.

I was reading around...
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