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Old 27th October 2005, 05:00 PM   #1
boogs is offline boogs  Canada
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Default What equipment do i need to measure my DIY speakers?

Ok - Obviously i have a computer (and it has a decent sound card)so...what else do i need? I assume a microphone and a sound generating program but is there more than that? Do i need a RS SPL meter (i'd have to go buy another one - lent mine out several years ago and can't remember who borrowed it!)?

Any info would be great!

Thanks, Scott
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Old 27th October 2005, 06:49 PM   #2
Hornlover is offline Hornlover  United States
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You need a proper mic and mic preamp, and software designed for speaker measuring, such as Speaker Workshop. Speaker Workshop is free. Search for it on the web. For a good mic preamp kit, go here:

http://www.highefficiencyloudspeakers.com
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Old 28th October 2005, 09:31 AM   #3
maiky76 is offline maiky76  France
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Hi!

All you need is here:
http://www.speakerworkshop.com/

With an extraordinary "how to"
http://www.audiodiycentral.com/ntutorials.shtml


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Old 28th October 2005, 01:47 PM   #4
boogs is offline boogs  Canada
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Thanks for the replies!

I'm off to read and research...

Scott
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