Get Free, Friendly, Expert Advice
Call 1-866-244-8796 or email

Designed and Manufactured in Canada Since 1980


AxiomAudio Blog

Blind Listening Tests

Sneak Peek into Axiom’s Current Research and Development

Axiom’s Newest Speaker: The In-Ceiling M3

Wall'O'Fame
EP175v4 with M3v4
Jungle's HT
Who's Online
3 registered (CV, J. B., storm266), 39 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Financing
Forum Stats
13336 Members
11 Forums
22944 Topics
405812 Posts

Max Online: 378 @ 02/24/13 04:33 PM
Top Posters
Ken.C 17809
pmbuko 16298
SirQuack 13344
CV 11271
MarkSJohnson 10965
Meanwhile On Facebook

Shopping made easy! Need it by the 24th? Upgrade to air shipping for just $20!...

Just two more days! Better tell your gift-givers! http://axiomaudio.com/holida...

So many people took advantage of the weekend sales! Lots of auditioning about t...

Only a few hours left to get a gift card worth up to 25% of your purchase! http:...

Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#71206 - 12/09/04 12:56 AM YPAO speaker level calibration
rad_sci_guy Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 11/27/03
Posts: 34
Loc: Toronto, Canada
I reran the YPAO on my yamaha 1400 the other day. When it was done I noticed that the speaker levels were between 4.0 and 6.0 db while the subwoofer was set to -8.0 db. Does that happen to others? I find that this is always happening when I run the YPAO. It really doesn't work well as the sub isn't engaged and is often times reverting back to standby mode. I'm wondering if anyone has any suggestiong on how to set the subwoofer levels so that the sub is being used without having to jack up the main volume knob. I find that I have to manually raise the sub level to around the same decibel level as the speakers for it to be awakened more often from stanby mode.
_________________________
____________________________

Axiom M60, M2i, VP100, QS4, EP350v3
Yamaha RX-V1400

Top
#71207 - 12/09/04 01:15 AM Re: YPAO speaker level calibration
JohnK Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 05/11/02
Posts: 10412
Hari, my suggestion would be to lower the level setting on the sub itself when you increase the sub output level on your 1400, so that the overall sub loudness level stays about the same but the higher output from the sub out on the 1400 keeps it "awake".
_________________________
-----------------------------------

Enjoy the music, not the equipment.



Top
#71208 - 12/09/04 11:57 PM Re: YPAO speaker level calibration
rad_sci_guy Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 11/27/03
Posts: 34
Loc: Toronto, Canada
Thanks for you response John

I played around with the settings for a while and tried your balancing advice. I was only able to keep the sub "awake" when I set the sub output from the 1400 at around 8.0 db and then move the sub gain to around 40%. It worked well tonight especially while playing music which is when I had most of the problems with the "dozing off" sub. I'm just concerned that turning up the receiver output to such a high level (it maxs at +10) will harm the sub in any way.
_________________________
____________________________

Axiom M60, M2i, VP100, QS4, EP350v3
Yamaha RX-V1400

Top



Moderator:  alan, Amie, Andrew, axiomadmin, Brent, Debbie, Ian, Jc 

Home  |  Corporate Info  |  Products  |  Message Board  |  FAQs  |  Warranty  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Statement   |  Contact Us

©2014 Colquhoun Audio Laboratories Limited
All Rights Reserved.