Sunday, 01 June 2003
AV Education on RHT:
Bob Hodas' Sound Tips Part 2
When we last left off, we had moved your speakers all over the room
until you found the spot where they sounded best. Ideally, when
finished, you realized that you had improved your room in more ways
than simply buying any new piece of gear on the market. I know speaker
setup is a daunting task and some of you may be still procrastinating.
That’s okay, because I can’t provide all of the necessary information
in just one column.
There’s more help this month. For instance, did I remember to tell you
it would be much easier if you removed those speaker spikes first? No?
Shame on me! Those spikes will have an audible effect on the low end,
but you don’t need them for the initial placement. Even with my
high-resolution gear, I can’t measure any difference in frequency,
phase or ...