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#342606 - 03/19/11 02:30 PM FYI: Use the correct mic for auto calibration!!
jhunt17 Offline

Registered: 05/19/05
Posts: 225
Loc: Ironton, Ohio
I have an old yamaha and an Onkyo that I use now. Both have the auto cal mic. I thought I had been using the correct one, but I was getting really terrible results. It had my mains running at +11 and the sub at another ridiculous number. I found the other mic and used it. WOW. it sure was a major difference. Both of the mics look very close to one another. I cannot believe how big a difference in the numbers I got. When I used the one that must have been the correct mic, all my settings made sense and you could definitely hear the difference. I know all this sounds like,.....WELL DUHH!!!, but I am completely amazed at the difference.
7.1 theater room
60 fronts vp180 center 4 qs8's ep500 sub

3.0 tv room
m3's vp150 center

#342615 - 03/19/11 05:19 PM Re: FYI: Use the correct mic for auto calibration!! [Re: jhunt17]
jakewash Offline
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Loc: Calgary, Alberta
Well DUH!! wink wink Nice to know you have things straightened out.

I believe you can interchange Denon and Onkyo mic's as they are both Audyssey and should be calibrated the same(providing they are from the same version of Audyssey) but Yamaha's YPOA is a different beast.
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QS8 v2
PB13 Ultra
Denon 3808
Samsung 85" Q70

#342645 - 03/20/11 10:05 AM Re: FYI: Use the correct mic for auto calibration!! [Re: jakewash]
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I'm glad the auto calibration worked for you and made things sound better, as it should.
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