I've searched through this thread, and still have a couple of questions about a House Curve.
1) Are we still limited in ARC to not be able to use a custom curve (like create a house curve and let ARC do its magic)?
2) If so, are the other options for adding back some bass "punch" (I have like low rumbling bass and a smooth response, but miss the chest kick) is to a) try adding some room gain (I'm at +3.5)m or b) getting a MiniDSP of some sort and creating a house curve?
It seems like if #1
was possible that it would resolve my desire for more punchy bass.
Details of room and speakers:
I have a dedicated room with front absorption treated wall (floor to ceiling) front wall-corner bass traps, eight 24" x 48" x 3.5" thick broadband absorption panels on the walls, and a 24" x 48" x 5.5" absorption panel on my rear wall.
Room is 14 feet wide x 24 feet deep and 7.9 feet tall. I have two SVS 20-39 PCi subs up front (only place that they really will fit) that are set between my center channel and the right and left main speakers. Speakers are Axiom M60 front L/R, VP180 center, and M3s for surround and overhead duties (7.1.4 with dual subs).
Here are some ARC screens.