YPAO – The Lost Manual – Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Speaker Setup1.1 Main SpeakersIntroduction
Left and Right Speakers
Centre Speaker
Surround Speakers
Front and Rear Height Speakers
Ceiling Height Speakers
Mount, Bookshelf or Free Standing?
1.2 Subwoofer SetupSubwoofer Placement
Setting up Receiver for Subwoofer Placement
Test Methods
Placement Test Method
Subwoofer Crawl Method
Chapter 2: Room Setup2.1 Room InteractionsIntroduction
Bass Frequencies
Early Reflections
High Frequency Build-up
2.2 Listening PositionIntroduction
2.3 Room TreatmentBack Wall Treatment
Floor Treatment
A Note on Coffee Tables
Wall Treatment
Ceiling Treatment
A Note on Bass Traps
Chapter 3: YPAO – Types and Features3.1 FeaturesSingle Point Measurement
Multi-Point Measurement
Precision EQ
3D and Angle Measurement
Chapter 4: Running YPAO4.1 PreparationDO’s and DON’Ts of YPAO
Mic Placement Patterns
Amp Assignment
External EQ Modules
External EQ and Room Correction
External Subwoofer EQ
Subwoofer Setup
Setup without Subs
4.2 PositionsSingle / Starting Position
Pattern 1 – Tight Pattern
Pattern 2 – Mid-Size Pattern
Pattern 3 – Wide Pattern
Pattern 4 – Restricted Pattern
3D and Angle Measurement
4.3 During SetupSpeaker Phase
Chapter 5: After Running Room Correction5.1 Receiver SettingsChecking Speaker Levels
Setting Crossover
Setting Delay / Distance
Setting EQ Curve
Extra Bass
Surround Volume Levels
Other Settings
Music Listening
Chapter 6: Troubleshooting YPAO6.1 Sound Field Sounds DisjointedCheck Distances
Check Levels
6.2 Subwoofer Too Weak / Too Hot
Chapter 7: Manual Editing of PEQsBenefits
What You Will Need
R.S.C. vs PEQ Filters
Copying The Curve
Editing PEQs
Chapter 8: Loudness Compensation and YPAO Volume8.1 IntroductionWhat is Loudness Compensation
The Issue with House Curves
Theoretical Background
8.2 YPAO VolumeYamaha’s Implementation
8.3 House Curves Based on Loudness Compensation PrinciplesImplementing a House Curve
Amending YPAO Volume
Loudness Compensation Options
Option 1: Content / Volume
Option 2: Input / Volume
Option 3: Volume Only
Adjusting Surround Volumes
Choosing an Offset for Movies
8.4 Loudness Compensation ConfigurationWhich Base Curve
Which Emulation Data
Appendix A. Expert Configuration with REWNote: required Manual Calibration with REW guide!
Appendix B. High Level Comparison of Different Room Correction Solutions
Appendix C. Integrating Dirac with YPAOHigh-level notes to get you started!
Appendix D. Thank You VouchersNote: not included in Apple Books version but will honour with Apple Books receipt

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