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    Pioneer Sound Retriever to use or not to use?

    So I've been tuning my system with this option off but have been looking up a ton about it and I hear that it enhaces compressed tracks to sound near CD quality by filling in the blanks so to say... Well my question is is this just another form of bass boost? Because if I go from Off to say Level 2 on Sound Retriever the bass gets a lot cleaner and louder and obviously my voltage drops more.

    So I was going to retune my system with it set on Level 2 to make sure I wasn't clipping I'm just wondering if I should just keep it off or use it and tune my system with it on?







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    Re: Pioneer Sound Retriever to use or not to use?

    recheck your grounds




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    Re: Pioneer Sound Retriever to use or not to use?

    Quote Originally Posted by Louisiana_CRX View Post
    recheck your grounds
    Huh? what the... lol that's not anything related to my question my voltage is fine well for the most part lol




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    Re: Pioneer Sound Retriever to use or not to use?

    Quote Originally Posted by Louisiana_CRX View Post
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    Re: Pioneer Sound Retriever to use or not to use?

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    Yeah... So anyone actually use this if I don't get a reponse I'm just gonna go ahead and retune with it on tommorow, I would like to avoid doing it for nothing if it's a big waste of time.




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    Re: Pioneer Sound Retriever to use or not to use?

    I use it on mine



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    Re: Pioneer Sound Retriever to use or not to use?

    I've also used it, but I had good grounds.



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    Re: Pioneer Sound Retriever to use or not to use?

    Was wondering what that feature did. Mine has off 1 and 2. What is the bestone to use?



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    Re: Pioneer Sound Retriever to use or not to use?

    Quote Originally Posted by rebelfromva View Post
    Was wondering what that feature did. Mine has off 1 and 2. What is the bestone to use?
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    Re: Pioneer Sound Retriever to use or not to use?

    I used in on 2. Tune system with it on.



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    Re: Pioneer Sound Retriever to use or not to use?

    i use level 2 because i'm not a ***** *****




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    Re: Pioneer Sound Retriever to use or not to use?

    I used mine on 1 back on my Pioneer DD. I look at it as a lesser form of the "LOUDNESS" feature. All it really does is slightly boost ("restore") high and low freqs that may be lost in compressed music files. With it off, since alot of my music is mp3s, some songs sounded dead. Level 2, sounded too "boosted" ,bass was too heavy. Level 1 suited me perfectly. Ever so slight boost in the lows, more pronounced highs.




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    Re: Pioneer Sound Retriever to use or not to use?

    if u use flax and lossless files no, if you use 128 or 196 yes..



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    Re: Pioneer Sound Retriever to use or not to use?

    Ok I just retuned my system with it on level 2 it actually does seem a little cleaner and slightly louder my voltage even dropped a little less, hmm is this magic? haha




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