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Re: OT: Setting xover for 2.1 setup

Chose the x-over point that sounds best in your particular control
room. After all, the material you are working with is your own
experience of the sound as you are seated right there.

Greetings from Sweden

Per Boysen

On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 6:50 PM, Rainer Straschill
<moinsound@googlemail.com> wrote:
> Ok, wildly offtopic for the studio sound geeks here:
> I am using a monitoring setup consisting of two Dynaudio BM5A nearfields,
> which are specified with 50-21k Hz (and crossover at 1.5kHz, in case 
> that's
> relevant).
> Right now, when using a calibrated K-setup, they are running at -10dB for
> K-20 calibrated monitoring, so there's enough level remaining "to the 
> top".
> I decided to extend that to a 2.1 setup using a single Dynaudio BM14S. 
> Now
> the nearfields have a HP, offering flat, 60Hz and 80Hz frequencies, while
> the sub can be set to LP at 50-150Hz.
> Now, I'm deciding between the 60 or 80 Hz crossover. My line of argument
> goes like this:
> 60 Hz:
>   * generally, easier to get to sound good w/ regard to phase thingies
>   * larger range in binaural reproduction.
> 80Hz:
>   * could get more SPL (but not relevant here)
>   * would relieve the nearfields' LF speakers to concentrate more on
>     the low mids.
> Ok: your recommendations?
>         Rainer
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