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    Full range test tone?

    I wasn't really sure where to post this, and I did search. I'm looking for a full range test tone from highs all the way through to the bass notes. I'd like to see if my system has any quiet (non existant?) points.



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    Re: Full range test tone?

    White noise.




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    Re: Full range test tone?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gary S
    White noise.
    I was thinking a progressive movement.



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    Re: Full range test tone?

    Oh. Like a sweep of pink noise starting at 20 hz and moving slowly up to 20khz.

    I think i have an autosound 2000 disc that has that on it.




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    Re: Full range test tone?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gary S
    Oh. Like a sweep of pink noise starting at 20 hz and moving slowly up to 20khz.

    I think i have an autosound 2000 disc that has that on it.
    Sweet, i got it. Thanks for the info.



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    Re: Full range test tone?

    Dont' forget though, your ears wont' hear all tones at the same true volume to be at the same volume. Essentially some frequencies are "louder than others. Meaning if all tones create the same SPL, you'll hear some louder than others. It's a bell curve shape. Meaning it'll start low and quiet, get louder and higher up to a point, then get really high, but quieter again. I guess if you hear any sharp drops it could be a gap in F/R, especially near crossover points.




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    Re: Full range test tone?

    Urei Sonipulse.... Produces a series of pulses set to different frequencies so that standing waves are not gauged. The reason for doing this is in most music a sine wave is not going to be used, also sound is usually very random. And pink and white also have a tendency of producing very unnatural standing waves in loudspeakers systems. So if you can find a UREI Sonipulse 100-A you will be set....

    Problem is you can't find one. So use a sine sweep or White/Pink noise... Most of all just use your ear. If it sounds good to you then nothing needs to be done.







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    Re: Full range test tone?

    i've heard that frequencies like 2400 hz or something like that are the most painful/damaging, is this true?



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    Re: Full range test tone?

    I think it depends on the person/s who is/are listening....







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    Re: Full range test tone?

    Quote Originally Posted by B&W_EE
    Urei Sonipulse.... Produces a series of pulses set to different frequencies so that standing waves are not gauged. The reason for doing this is in most music a sine wave is not going to be used, also sound is usually very random. And pink and white also have a tendency of producing very unnatural standing waves in loudspeakers systems. So if you can find a UREI Sonipulse 100-A you will be set....

    Problem is you can't find one. So use a sine sweep or White/Pink noise... Most of all just use your ear. If it sounds good to you then nothing needs to be done.
    Did you ever get the issue with yours figured out??



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    Re: Full range test tone?

    I haven't really been messing with it.... Been way too busy....







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    Re: Full range test tone?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gary S
    Like a sweep of pink noise starting at 20 hz and moving slowly up to 20khz.




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    Re: Full range test tone?

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    Yea I know I didn't comment on that because it would of been WAY too harsh....







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    Re: Full range test tone?

    Quote Originally Posted by 954runner
    i've heard that frequencies like 2400 hz or something like that are the most painful/damaging, is this true?
    yeah, somewhere around there is the resonance frequency of the ear canal. It's in between 2-3 k for just about everyone.




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