[LAU] M/S EQ in Linux

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Wed Sep 11 18:26:20 UTC 2013

On 09/11/2013 05:54 AM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Tue, 2013-09-10 at 22:58 -0500, Brent Busby wrote:
>> But some stereos seem to have woofers/subwoofers that only get engaged
>> when there's a fair amount of power, which means that if you don't
>> turn the volume up, it creates the impression that the EQ is mostly
>> high mids and treble.  If you turn up the volume, the "problem"
>> disappears as the woofers begin to engage.
> Some people have got 200 W speakers in their cars and in their 15 m²
> living rooms, where 20 W speakers already would be more than loud
> enough. You can not listen in household noise level on a 2 x 200 W
> stereo, you need to increase the volume to insane loudness, that has
> nothing to do with the mix, it's related to the speakers. I had a
> neighbour listening each night 4 to the flour that loud, that I couldn't
> listen to my music in household noise level. If a car has to stop at the
> lights perhaps 200 m away and my windows are closed, I anyway often
> can't hear the music in my flat anymore, because the car's hifis are
> that loud.
> Reconsider that your mixes are ok, but you try to listen to it on
> stereos of idiots.
> I use 20 W speakers and they could be that loud, that it could
> permanently damage the ears.

Somewhere ages ago I read that it only takes 1/10th of a watt to produce 
audible sound ...

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