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Originally Posted by Legairre
Oh no I'm saying if it is what I think it it is, it sounds like it will do what Dirac or REW (combined with a miniDSP) will do, but without buying anything at all. Sounds like with ARC Genesis I won't need REW + my miniDSP anymore.
I thought that the hardware in the AVM 60 treated the 2 subwoofer ports as 1, with a single timing and PEQ. If so the it will not replace the need for miniDSP if you have multiple subs located at different distances from the MLPs.
Also REW does much more than analyze the frequency response of the speakers in the room. It also measures distortion, impulse response, decay with waterfall and spectrogram, RT60, etc.. I am really looking forward to using ARC on my Mac and being able to use some of new features, but I also anticipate I'll still need REW for fine tuning the room.
SONY VPL-VW385ES, Da-Lite 92" 0.9 HD progressive 16x9 screen, Apple TV 4K, HDFury Integral 2, Oppo UDP 203, Panasonic DP-UB820, Anthem AVM 60, D-Sonic 4000 (800x3, 400x4) for bed layer, 2 Crown XLS 1002 (225x4) for Atmos; Speakers: Polk LSiM 705s, 703 front, 4 702F/X surround, 4 Polk TL3 (Atmos), Dual Velodyne DD15 Subwoofers.