Couple of housekeeping points - can you make the X-axis scale in increments of 5dB, just to make it easier for us to compare at a glance, and can you post graphs of R+L + Subs for the full range measurement, which is what we are used to using?
The front and middle rows don't look bad, assuming that big bass boost is what you want. The back row is pretty disastrous by comparison, but we expected that. Personally, I'd like to see the bass rising more smoothly from the crossover region to about 30Hz and then dropping off gradually or remaining flat for as long as the subs can hold it. But to achieve that you'd probably have to go into the realms of PEQ and that is a whole new rabbit hole. If it sounds good as things stand, and accepting that you will probably never get all three rows to be equally good, how do you think it looks so far?
I really don't know how it looks so far sorry Keith, its beyond my knowledge.
I don't even know how to give you the other things you ask for sorry....
can you make the X-axis scale in increments of 5dB, just to make it easier for us to compare at a glance, and can you post graphs of R+L + Subs for the full range measurement, which is what we are used to using?
Check that your limits dialog looks like this:
With the small increments you have used, the graph looks worse than it is. It's just as good but it makes it harder for us to compare 'at a glance' as we are used to seeing 5db increments.
You have posted L+ Subs, R + Subs. What we'd like to see for the full range graph is L and Right and Subs all together. With the subs switched on select Channel 1 in the dropdown box in REW and Channel 2 in the other dropdown box.
Are you happy with the bass boost your graphs are showing currently? If this is a deliberate house curve, then that's fine, but if you are aiming for something like the Audyssey target curve, then we'd need to discover why you are getting that big boost and what to do about it. I personally like a house curve for my bass but I prefer a gentle rise from the crossover area up to about 30Hz. I have been fortunate that I have managed to achieve this by a combination of sub placement, Audyssey, Dynamic EQ and using a 'trick' with the Submersives whereby I calibrate with the subs in one 'program' and then change to a different program for actual listening. Serendipity really. Otherwise I would have had to use PEQ (which I am still considering for various reasons).
Of course, the shape of the graphs might be quite different when we see the R+L+Subs all together ;)
Using R+L+Subs is a much closer approach to what we actually hear - we never hear just the R speaker plus Subs or the L Speaker plus Subs if you think about it, so why would we be interested in seeing graphs of those combinations?
Edited by kbarnes701 - 7/8/13 at 2:49am