Here's another question for the Curve Editor gurus. The graph below (1/12 smoothing instead of my normal 1/24th smoothing) shows a dip of up to 5dB between about 300Hz and 1kHz. I can correct this to some extent (+3dB) by using the Curve Editor. Question is, do we think it will be worthwhile and is that the best way to deal with it? Seems to me that 300-1000Hz is a significant portion of the response.
At the same time, I am wondering about bringing down that little peak at 55Hz. If I did all of the above I would be pretty flat from 20 all the way through to 15kHz (ignoring the mid-range comp dip which is, of course, deliberate).
What do you guys think?
The graph below shows the effect of running Audyssey and then engaging Pgm2 on the Submersives - a 3-4dB boost starting from about 50Hz down and really making its impact felt from 20Hz down. The red line shows Pgm1 and the blue line shows Pgm2 of course. As you can seem by using Pgm2, the response is only 8dB down at 7Hz, compared with the response at about 20Hz, and less than 3.5db down at 9Hz.
Question is this: Craig (John) advised me to turn off DEQ if using Pgm2 for fear of overblowing the bass. At the time this seemed to make sense, but since I have been wondering why it is necessary to disengage DEQ. If we accept the curve below (with DEQ off) as 'flat' for the purposes of this question, then all that DEQ does is restore the perception of flatness when I am listening at below Reference level. IOW, engaging DEQ gives me the perception of the curve below. So why would it be best to disengage DEQ, even when running Pgm2? I usually listen at around -7.5dB on the MV. Thanks for any thoughts offered.