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#320920 - 09/01/10 01:37 PM Tourture test those fancy speakers of yours....
Scamp Offline
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Need a way to really test the high end of your fancy pants speakers, not to mention your hearing?

Try playing these " Mosquito" tones.

I can clearly hear the 14Khz tone but not the 15Khz. I'm guessing my computer speakers just can't reach 15Khz. It'll be fun to try this on my M22's later today....
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#320922 - 09/01/10 01:43 PM Re: Tourture test those fancy speakers of yours.... [Re: Scamp]
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With my $5 Walmart earphones on my laptop, I can hear 17khz, and very barely 18khz. I don't want to reveal my age, but I'm somewhere between 46 and 48.
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#320923 - 09/01/10 01:46 PM Re: Tourture test those fancy speakers of yours.... [Re: Scamp]
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More like a torture test for one's ears... At 45, I can hear the 15kHz. I can tell there's an annoying something at 16 kHz, but cant really "hear" it.

A 27 year old co-worker winced at the 18kHz tone and looked at me oddly whaen I said I couldn't hear it.

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#320924 - 09/01/10 01:53 PM Re: Tourture test those fancy speakers of yours.... [Re: Adrian]
Scamp Offline
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Originally Posted By: Adrian
With my $5 Walmart earphones on my laptop, I can hear 17khz, and very barely 18khz. I don't want to reveal my age, but I'm somewhere between 46 and 48.


Oh ohh. Perhaps it's not my cheap speakers. I'll have to find a youngster to try this out on.
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#320925 - 09/01/10 01:53 PM Re: Tourture test those fancy speakers of yours.... [Re: a401classic]
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I can hear the 15hz with my cheap computer speakers turned up all the way, but not the 16-18hz.

I guess this is like saying the Super Tweeters would be wasted on me, huh? But I'm pushing 60, so I guess 15hz isn't all that bad.

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#320926 - 09/01/10 01:55 PM Re: Tourture test those fancy speakers of yours.... [Re: a401classic]
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I heard to the 15kHz, but not beyond.

This didn't make sense to me:
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It can be used so that people of all ages will hear it. When it is set to 17KHz to the Mosquito will disperse these groups. When set to 8 KHz the Mosquito can only be heard by teenagers approximately 13 to 25 years of age.

Seems to me as though those two frequency listings were reversed....
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#320927 - 09/01/10 01:56 PM Re: Tourture test those fancy speakers of yours.... [Re: MarkSJohnson]
Adrian Offline
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I can only hear 14khz through my laptop.
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#320928 - 09/01/10 01:56 PM Re: Tourture test those fancy speakers of yours.... [Re: MarkSJohnson]
dllewel Offline
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Or maybe instead of 8 kHz they meant 18 ?
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#320929 - 09/01/10 01:57 PM Re: Tourture test those fancy speakers of yours.... [Re: Adrian]
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Originally Posted By: Adrian
I don't want to reveal my age, but I'm somewhere between 46 and 48.


Ohhhh, that's why it's not 42 for you. Duh.

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#320930 - 09/01/10 01:57 PM Re: Tourture test those fancy speakers of yours.... [Re: dllewel]
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Maybe... but they should fact-check their own website!
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