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  1. Lee-c

    Avia DVD calibration and the Radio Shack SPL meter?

    Ok, thanks, I'll remember that. :)
  2. Lee-c

    Avia DVD calibration and the Radio Shack SPL meter?

    Thanks for the info. :) Ok, I won't apply any corrections to the SPL readings when calibrating my main speakers and surround speakers with the Avia DVD. My intention is to calibrate to Dolby reference level with the volume control set to 00dB, and then just back off the volume to -5...
  3. Lee-c

    Avia DVD calibration and the Radio Shack SPL meter?

    An update on the compensation chart for the Radio Shack SPL meter. Over at the SVS site they have a low frequency compensation chart listed for the RS SPL meter and apparently there is still some lack of sensitivity even at 125Hz. So I thought you'd want to know about that. :) Here is the...
  4. Lee-c

    Avia DVD calibration and the Radio Shack SPL meter?

    George, much thanks for the great info.! :) Even though we may not know the exact calibration frequencies used for the mains, surrounds, etc., do you know if the frequencies used for the mains and surrounds are definitely well above 100Hz, and thus there is no need for any correction factor...
  5. Lee-c

    Avia DVD calibration and the Radio Shack SPL meter?

    George: Thanks for the info. :) I take it from your post that at frequencies above 100 Hz the Radio Shack SPL meter is more or less accurate and doesn't need any correction factor applied? But what frequency does Avia use to calibrate the main speakers and surround speakers (remember, no...
  6. Lee-c

    Avia DVD calibration and the Radio Shack SPL meter?

    I'm going to be getting one of the well-known Radio Shack SPL meters and I have the Avia DVD for Dolby Digital reference DVD calibration. I was wondering if someone could please tell me what, if any, correction needs to be applied to the dB readings on the SPL meter when calibrating the main...
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