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Subwoofer Volume?

Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by Dr Downey, Jul 26, 2004.

  1. Dr Downey

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    Hi Guys,

    Please could you give me any advice as to the best way to set the subwoofer volume on my Sony HT-SL40? Is it just a matter of taste, or is there some method of calibration?

    Cheers!!
     
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    When playing something with alot of bass say blade 2's club scenes or saving private ryan. As long as you cannot tell were the bass is coming when switched on and you are looking at it the sub directly it is set up right. Thats how i do it any how
     
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    Get the Digital Video Essential DVD from Piero Milani in the Power Buys does the job fine

    Mike
     
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    If you can notice the sub during normal listening, it is to loud.

    I agree with getting the DVE disk
     
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    Forgot to mention that you would need a sound meter to do properly such as the Radio Shack model

    Mike
     
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    Agree with mikatt, you should use a test DVD and a SPL meter for proper calibration.
    Though instead of the DVD you could also use the test tones of the AV amp/receiver.
     
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    Thanks for the replies guys, DVE is now here!

    Cheers!
     
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