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      02-01-2013, 10:25 AM   #1
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HK Setting for Electronic/EDM Music

What are some of the tricks of making the HK system really pop for EDM music. I mostly listened to 70% EDM and 30% rock/metal. I'm guessing i need to cut the lower end on the EQ (100hz) by quite a bit? I've messed around with the setting, but i would like to see how everyone are setting theirs up. Thanks for the help and advice!
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LOL at impatience only 13 hours after original post.

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Go with what the guy above this post suggested.

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LOL at impatience only one hour after original post.

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Go with what the guy above this post suggested.
I waited 24hrs.
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Trying it right now.
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I turned off L7... Doesn't sound like majority of the sound is coming from center dash now.
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I did that at first, but then for fun I went back to L7. If you listen to it for a while you'll hear some cool effects on some songs. It definitely emphasizes the upper frequencies, hence my EQ adjustments.

If I went L7 off, my EQ settings would look different.
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I am very particular about my audio... my home set up is rather nice (McIntosh, B&W, etc).

Here are the settings that work the best for me. It definitely tames the high end/treble and keeps the bass from being boomy. With these settings, you should be able to turn it up with your ears bleeding, or experiencing too much distortion from the bass frequencies.

Interestingly, my settings aren't too far off from member Sirrus
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I waited 24hrs.
fixed. 01:25 and 14:39 make for about 13 hours, I missed the AM PM change.

Oh yeah, turn L7 off unless you want your centre speaker to work overtime. Better off without it IMO.
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I am very particular about my audio... my home set up is rather nice (McIntosh, B&W, etc).

Here are the settings that work the best for me. It definitely tames the high end/treble and keeps the bass from being boomy. With these settings, you should be able to turn it up with your ears bleeding, or experiencing too much distortion from the bass frequencies.

Interestingly, my settings aren't too far off from member Sirrus
Is there a reason why your balance is more right than center?
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fixed. 01:25 and 14:39 make for about 13 hours, I missed the AM PM change.

Oh yeah, turn L7 off unless you want your centre speaker to work overtime. Better off without it IMO.
Haha ok, thank you! Yea i've been listening with L7 off but will try it on for a day or two.
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Is there a reason why your balance is more right than center?
Because sitting in the driver's seat, your much closer to the speakers on the left. Boosting the right side of the car will help the imaging. You ca test this by listening to some solo vocals. Move the balance until the singer is right in front of you, then you'll know it's locked in.
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I only listen to EDM. I use something very similar to this and i am a huge fan of itAttachment 815306
L7 on or off? I only listen to EDM as well and can't for the life of me find good settings.
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L7 on or off? I only listen to EDM as well and can't for the life of me find good settings.
L7 off
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Damn you like that treble.
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Damn you like that treble.
yea i do

a lot of media players have equalizers, and within them there are presets for like dance, rap, jazz, techno. all them have high treble on the dance settings. sounds good to me tho.
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I only listen to EDM. I use something very similar to this and i am a huge fan of itAttachment 815306
I have to try this setting..all I listen to as well and I went crazy raising a lot of them all the way up but you hear like a digital tone at high setting with the volume high so I have to change it and going to try your setting.
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