Just initially playing around with the program and connecting the mic, not all that bad. MiniDSP has a pretty good and quick setup guide to get going, then I’ll follow audiofrog guide from there!I can't find the time to read all the stuff about REW. there's so much. I need the "do this, this and this" version. Maybe if i just download it, it will be easier. Oh and get a mic.
The audiofrog guide gives you the basics you need to know to start tuning with REW. You can go from there but if you start with the guide you should see good results right off the bat.I can't find the time to read all the stuff about REW. there's so much. I need the "do this, this and this" version. Maybe if i just download it, it will be easier. Oh and get a mic.
Nice.small update: got my amplifier OEM male plug delivered today - will need to take some time to transfer the old plugs to this new one, solder and shrink wrap the connections. Nice thing is the pins on the back are easy to bend so I can make them straight and then trim to connect. I’ll be shrink wrapping the 12V power and ground to ensure they don’t mess with anything if the plug shifts under the seat while driving.
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tomorrow is TUNING DAY! Hoping I can get it done in a few hours (half day) but as it is my first real tune I’ll be taking my time. Will document and let everyone know how it goes!
Your midrange phase issues to me sound like a miscalculation in time alignment. I had no such issues tuning and I even tried for fun putting the tweeters out of phase and saw a big dip, then put em back and all speakers summed up nicely.In my car, the midrange is where most of the trouble is. When you display the left side, right side, and both together, you can see where you have phase issues between the sides by where the response for both sides dips down to meet or go below the individual sides. Something else I’ve tried to highlight phasing issues: play all speakers with correlated and uncorrelated pink noise. Where the response differs is likely caused by phase misalignment between the sides.
The part that took me the longest to be happy with was the subwoofer to midbass transition. Look at it carefully with each side + subs compared to all speakers. I don’t recall all the things I did to improve mine, I think I needed to adjust time alignment on both my sub (I only have 1) and one midbass driver, experiment with the crossover frequency, and crossover alignment.
oh I am sure I will go back and try some new things just for fun! I also wanted to do a passenger seat tune for demo'ing to friends.Awesome results! Tuning is addictive though so I'm sure you'll end up spending a lot more time trying different curves, XO points and EQ just for fun. I just finally had to pull the USB cable and MIC out of my car yesterday, months after my install and first tune, because I couldn't stop messing around trying to improve lol.
Very nice! Thank you for sharing - that first picture SO CLEAN! I’d even leave it like that! You’ve confirmed my choice