advanced questions on gains/clipping
i want this to be a very helpful topic. if you have knowledge of what im talking about please give as much detail as possible.
i got a tone generator for xmas and ive setup a little testing station in my room. i quickly found out that if i set the gains with a 1000hz tone i would get very bad clipping when i droped the frequency to 250~hz. i thought this was pretty interesting seeing as how this is how everyone is told to set the gains for the mids and highs. i didnt use the dmm at all in this so its not exactly how everyone sets gains but it gives me an idea of a potential problem. i made a couple little videos to help explain.
so here you can see that even though the volume was not changed, when the frequency was lowered it started to clip. but when i raise the frequency i didnt get it to clip. of corse i didnt try anything over 5khz so who knows whats going on up there. it got too annoying hearing something so high pitch lol. anyways, perhaps some of you could help me test this out. set your gains for your mids/highs with a 80hz tone instead and tell me if you get better low end responce from your mids. also report how your highs are effected if they are on the same channel.
this is very early testing, i may have been doing something wrong but it seems pretty straight forward so far. if anyone sees any flaws in how i did this please go ahead and comment.
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