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Old 10th March 2014, 10:50 AM   #1
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I measured yesterday my speakers using REW v5. I was able to gather alll equipment but I need your help guys with reading the response. What can we see here and what can be done about that to improve the sound? If you need more information or extra measurement let me know.

The frequency response is smoothed to 1/6 octave.

I know that peaks and nulls at low frequency are produced by room modes. I am going to deal with it with multi subwoofer setup. I am not sure what to do with 202 Hz null as my subs wont go that high.

Crossover point at 2200 Hz so it probably explains the huge dip around that frequency.
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Old 10th March 2014, 10:56 AM   #2
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Frequency responses not smoothed.
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Old 10th March 2014, 08:54 PM   #3
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OK, no where enough information to help much but here is what I can say:

A big dip at crossover may mean the tweeters are out of phase.
From your plots, I would say your balance mid to tweeter is off. Too much pad on the tweeter.

You don't say anything about where you are measuring. Move the mic a foot and it may be completely different.

The sub must be overpowering! Turn that thing down!

Without seeing the room, we really can't offer much help. Remember, you are measuring the room and the speakers. Everything matters.
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