Originally Posted by In.vincible
Things are sounding pretty good. Some of it may be due to the new amp which is pushing more power to the speakers (and whatever other magic it's doing), but music is sounding good. I got the Audyssey app and re-ran the calibration. One thing I noticed right away was that it set the sub to -5.5. When I ran it last night without the app, it set it to -8 dB. At any rate, I think it sounds better with more bass, so whatever. Other than that, speaker levels came out about the same, and the REW measurement looked similar.
There are a few options in the app, but I ultimately decided to leave things pretty much as is. The one thing I did was change the high freq. rolloff from version 1 to version 2, which supposedly applies a bit more rolloff for medium to large rooms.
Other than that, I turned on DEQ, set ref. offset to 10 dB, and boosted the sub by +4 dB. So far, I like what I'm hearing. Not sure how much going from MultEQ to XT32 changed the high end, but it really tamed a big bass peak that MultEQ couldn't. DEQ seems to work well even for music now that the bass peak is smoothed a bit.
Here is where I was with my Marantz NR1403 with MultEQ:
And here is where I'm at with the 6011 with XT32. Blue line is rolloff 1 and red is rolloff option 2.
Audyssey XT32 has more correction filters applied at the lower frequencies compared to MultiEQ - if the settings and test conditions between the NR1403 and SR6011 are the same. This is evident in your two graphs for frequencies below 500Hz. I.e. the peak to valley dip between 100Hz to 80Hz has been corrected in XT32 compared to MultiEQ.
Marantz SR-7009, Oppo BPD-93, MTV 7000D, aTV, Harmony Home Control remote, KEF E301+T101, MiniDSP (2x4)+(10x10HD)+(DDRC-88A), Emotiva 2xXPA-5 (Gen2), Rythmik 2xF12G+2xF8, HiMedia Q16, LG 55EC9300.
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