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Old 15th December 2004, 05:43 AM   #1
The Paulinator is offline The Paulinator  United States
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Default Best way to EQ subwoofer

What has anyone found to be the best, and hopefully most cost effecient way, or component, to equalize a subwoofer? Manufacturers of some higher end drivers are really recommending that some form of EQ be used, so does this mean throw one of those Audiocontrol sub EQ's on there or what?
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Old 15th December 2004, 06:05 AM   #2
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Well, if well designed with room gain in mind and you can place it well, your sub will be equalized by itself

But then, a parametric equalizer can correct usual peaks in the response.

It can also correct some holes, but then you must be sure that the amplifier can take it, and that you won't run the cone in overexcursion...!
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Old 15th December 2004, 06:08 AM   #3
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Another route to consider is changing the turnover frequecy of the bass control. Say about 125Hz?
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Old 18th December 2004, 06:19 AM   #4
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IMO the best way is with Behringer Ultracurve. Put the mic in your listening position and get it to automatically eq the thing flat in room, taking account of driver response, room gain and modes. Simple!

It also has ways you can set it up to prevent the driver from bottoming!
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