Just bought nsp1/sa-wm40 combo. Need big help.

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  1. Dennis Ellis

    Dennis Ellis Stunt Coordinator

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    Not sure where to start. I purchased a sony 12" sa-wm40 sub along with the jbl nsp1 speaker package. All of this is hooked up to my onkyo 575x receiver.
    I hooked it up last night (except for the rears) and I am not impressed. I have read numerous reveiws on the nsp1's and the overall concensus is that they are really good.
    1. Where do I set the knobs on the sub? I'm at work now so I can 't recall what the labels are.
    2. Why is is that when I had my cheaper KLH bookshelfs hooked up I only needed to put the volume on 35 for normal tv shows, etc? Now with the n24's I have to turn it up to almost 50 before I can get the same volume of sound.
    3. This is in a relatively large size room. I don't seem to get alot of midrange/bass sound. just highs and lows. I do have my n24's set to small. WOuld it hurt if I set them to large? Would that allow more midrange/bass to come through? Or does it fall back to the sub not being configured properly?
    4. Any other tips on how to improve the sound of this setup? I feel like I may have just wasted alot of money. Don't get me wrong, the n24's are alot more "detailed" than the klh's but I honestly think the klh's had a better range of volume.
    Thanks for any help.
    Dennis
     
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    Dennis,

    I calibrated with the Sound and Vision disc and the Analog SPL meter.

    Good for beginner!

    Steve
     
  5. Dennis Ellis

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    Dennis,

    I used the meter attached to a standard camera tripod(it is threaded).

    That enabled me to put it exactly were i sit, and keep my hands free.

    The sound and vision disc will actually explain how to do this.

    Each chapter has a tutorial at the beginning.

    Steve
     
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