Secrets of Audyssey – Guide

Audyssey – Friend or Foe?

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Have you:

  • Tuned off Audyssey correction as the sound is too harsh, piercing or high pitched?
  • Do movies and music kind of sound off?
  • Maybe you have left Audyssey on but turned off high frequency correction on some or all of your speakers using the Audyssey mobile app?
  • Maybe you left Audyssey on all the way but turned off Dynamic EQ and Dynamic Volume because they sounded boomy or harsh?

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I reveal the secrets to getting amazing results with Audyssey including:

  • How to set up your speakers and your room for optimum results
  • The mic patterns that will work best
    • 1 tight, 1 medium and 2 wide pattern
    • 1 restricted pattern (new in v3.0)
    • 3D colour coded diagrams and YouTube videos (new in v3.0)
  • Configuration changes that will make Dynamic EQ and Volume work without custom curves
  • Troubleshooting Audyssey – how to troubleshoot harshness with Audyssey – step by step
  • MultEQ-X Performance Suggestions (new in v3.0)
  • New Loudness Compensation and Dynamic EQ Chapter adopted form Dirac Live Perfection (new in v3.0)
  • Audyssey Curve Editor Excel Tool now available – linked from Appendix B. (requires Microsoft Excel and Audyssey phone app – new):Edit the default Reference curve by editing the Audyssey App file directly.
    • De-emphasise the mid-range region to troubleshoot harshness
    • Move midrange compensation and create 2-3 dips for 3 and 4-way speakers respectively.
    • Change the shape of midrange compensation
    • See the changes as you go with graphs.
    • Apply custom curves of your choosing – create your own using precision editing
  • 85+ pages of dense but easy to understand material based on 100s of hours of research and testing
  • Lots of new diagrams (new in v3.0) explaining the concepts in a visual manner
  • Lots of easy to understand explanations to guide you through each step of the process.

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1. Improved sound quality and speech intelligibilityor your money back!
2. Maximised subwoofer performance with smoother and tighter bass!
3. The walls will literally disappear and the sound will appear to be coming from beyond the walls of your room!
4. Gorgeous natural reverberations like in a purpose-built multiplex!

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  1. I found your Audyssey guide a great read and very informative. I did not know that you could use different microphone patterns, until now I have always followed the on screen guide on my Marantz and Denon AVR. which showed microphone positions 1,2,3 in the middle, 4,5,6 in front, 7, 8 in back. I did not know you should vary height a little as it told you otherwise, nor did I know you could change the order and put 5,6 in back and 6,7,8 in front. One question I did have is should put sound dampening material on the wall opposite my front main speakers where their built in powered subs are facing?
    They are about 2.5 feet from the side walls. My front main speakers are a pair of Defintive technology BP-2000s. They bipolar speakers with front and rear firing mid-range and tweeter arrays and 15″ side firing 300 watt rms powered subwoofers. they are the original ver. not the TL ver. with 500watt ported subs. I have always like how they sound for music and movies even before I put in dedicated subs (which I just upgraded to dual 15v2 1000 watt monolith ported subs. I liked them enough to get BP-2002TLs some years later for my TV room setup.

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    1. Hi Michael,
      The short answer is no.
      The long answer is that you wouldn’t really be able to affect bass frequencies with just smaller room treatments. You would need to put large bass traps on the walls or corners.

      Also, bass isn’t like mid or high frequencies. It behaves less directional so you can’t really affect it by treating only what looks like the first reflections (there is no first reflection as such for waves that large.). You need to treat the areas of build-up instead.

      For example, in my room, the back left corner was the one where bass built up the most so I put a large bass trap there which helped it not transfer that energy into the walls and resonating things. Furniture and my other large panels help also. But ultimately, I treat the rest of the bass response using EQ because it’s very effective and I can’t put even larger panels up right now.

      If you are interested in this topic, I’d get The Room Treatment Guide as it goes into room treatment a lot more.

      But ultimately, you either take a whole room approach with bass or there’s very little dent you can make in it, I’m afraid. 🙂

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    1. Hi Guillaume,

      You have lifetime updates with your purchase. It can at times go into spam so let us know if you didn’t receive an update and we’ll re-send it from the backend.

      V4.0 is out in February. 🙂

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