How do you test subwoofer sound?
Check a Blown Subwoofer With Multimeter
- Turn off your subwoofer completely and unplug any power source.
- Remove all audio inputs or any cables to make your subwoofer free.
- Remove the subwoofer from the enclosure.
- Attach the positive multimeter probe to the positive terminal of voice coil of your subwoofer.
How do I check bass frequencies?
On the top of the test tone, a voiceover tells you which frequency is currently playing. Play back the file until you start hearing the underlying sweeping tone as it rises. The voiceover tells you the frequency you have reached. This frequency more or less represents the lowest limit of your audio system.
What’s the best Hz for bass?
The best sub-bass frequency starts at around 60Hz and goes down to around 20Hz. This is where you start to feel the crackling and the heart-thumping vibrations of the subwoofer when you’re listening to music. Bass notes are usually generated by bass guitars, kick drums, pipe organ, and stand-up bass.
How can I tell the quality of an MP3 file?
When in doubt about your (downloaded) MP3 file, just load it into Spek and check the high frequencies. If the bitrate of the MP3 file is higher than 128 kbps but almost everything above 15 kHz is cut off, you can be pretty sure it was upscaled.
What kind of audio files can I use to test subwoofers?
In the Tones Files section you will find audio files ranging from 20 Hz to 20 KHz. Lower frequency files are ideal to use as a subwoofer test. In the last page of the library, you’ll find sounds that go in crescendo or decrescendo. Use these files to measure the range of your audio equipment (and your own ears, also ;-))
Where can I find a subwoofer tone file?
In the main speaker test section you will two wave icons (left and right) so you can test each speaker individually and note if they’re properly connected, or if your balance is properly panned. In the Tones Files section you will find audio files ranging from 20 Hz to 20 KHz. Lower frequency files are ideal to use as a subwoofer test.
Can you bypass the subwoofer in this test?
Bypass your subwoofer during this test: we want to use your main speakers across their fullest frequency range in this test. Our test file relies on a sweeping tone, starting from 200 Hz down to 40 Hz. A voiceover tells you which frequency is playing.
What can I use a speaker file for?
These are meant to be used as speaker tests, so you can test the quality and range of your audio devices. Low frequency tone files can be used as subwoofer tests.