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Old 03-23-2007, 09:01 PM   #1  
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hey guys looks like i missed a little part while i was reading the manual because i was just reading it again and i found that theres a TONE button on the reciever that adjusts treble and bass, god man both were set to 0DB, i set the treble to 10 and bass to 8, man i think the sound is even better now or am i just imagening? btw i just set treble to 10 becuase from the car's audio system i kno that setting treble high gives a clear sound but i dont know here, what is the recomanded setting to set the treble and bass to? i know everyone likes it different but what do u guys have it set on? btw i have cinema filter enabled and OR equ enabled, is there any other setting i missed that affects the sound? i have the distance calabirated and the levels of the speakers adjusted too so please assist me and btw im using the speakers that came with the reciever and i have the spkeaers sizes set to FRONT- LARGE, CENTER- LARGE, SURROUND- SMALL- SURROUND BACK- SMALL.
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oh and btw whats the best crossover frequency option to choose, right now i have it 100
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The suggested setting for both base and treble at normal volume levels is 0 dB. The settings are related to what they should be to get a flat frequency response. That is why 0 dB is the factory default setting.

Assuming that the recording engineer was competent, you should only need to boost/cut the bass and/or treble at normal volume levels to compensate for speakers with uneven frequency response and/or a room with bad acoustics. At low volume levels boosting both bass and treble is often needed if the amplifier does not have loudness compensation (either automatic or via a loudness control) because the human ear is relatively less sensitive to base and treble (compared to mid-range) at low volume levels.
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huh, so i should put bass and treble on 0DB to get the crispiest sound? i thought if i raise the treble the sound will be crispier? and in audio settings , what should i put the crossover frequency on to get the best possible sound?(just give me a plain stright answer meaning the direct answer to the question and btw im using the speakers that came with the system)
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There's another thread on crossover frequency. If you have a THX speaker system it will be 80Hz. For others check your speakers manufacturer's specifications.
If no clue, start down about 50 or 60 Hz and start raising it in increments until it sounds best.
If you are using tall full range main speakers you will probably have it set quite low. For very small satellites it could be well over a 100hz.
100 Hz is a compromise, at best, but could be optimum based your specific system.
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im using the speakers that came with the onkyo s790 bro, heres a picture: http://www.gspr.com/onkyo/images/hts790_blk_300.jpg

what should i set the frequency to since now u can see the speakers(i know that frequency applies only to the surround speakers so yea u can see them in the picture) please assist
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and btw, i have doublebass enabled, what will give better sound, with it enabled or disabled?(i tried to switch on off but i couldnt notice much difference without u guys telling me lol) oh and 1 more thing, when i was watching TV the sound and video didnt match, meaning the sync was a little out so i turned the delay to 0MS, 0MS means no delay yea? and i just checked my other components and they are set to 40MS by default, should i turn them to 0MS aswell? im using 1080i on 2 components(ps3 and tv and for 360 720p)

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1 last question, im having a little problem, the lip sync, meaning when i watch something on my time warner hd dvr(any channel) theres like BARELY noticable sync problem between the sound and the lips of the person that talks, i have the audio video sync set to "20MS", i know it cant be 100% fully synced but whats the best, 40MS? what do u have it set on?
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There is no best for stuff like that (sync) and no best for bass and treble +/-. Audiophiles will tell you to leave the bass and treble alone as you are distorting the sound from it's original state. However, whatever sounds right to YOU is what matters.
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