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Wouldn't that require an oscilloscope?

Would a Winamp visualization work?
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How do I run that graph and make sure its as flat as possible? Want to give examples for my Xonar DX?
Quiet easy actually if we're talking about flattening the frequency response a bit, just raise up the 30Hz and 60Hz accordingly. Look at the graph; it's your guide. You can see that the AD700s are quiet in the lower frequencies, increase the 30Hz to maybe +15dB and 60Hz to +12dB.
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Quiet easy actually if we're talking about flattening the frequency response a bit, just raise up the 30Hz and 60Hz accordingly. Look at the graph; it's your guide. You can see that the AD700s are quiet in the lower frequencies, increase the 30Hz to maybe +15dB and 60Hz to +12dB.
You're the best. Got it on 192Hz sound quality, 8CH, No dolby anything is on, I've got 30hz on 15+ db and 60hz to +12and everything else is flatline and it sounds *incredible.*
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Quiet easy actually if we're talking about flattening the frequency response a bit, just raise up the 30Hz and 60Hz accordingly. Look at the graph; it's your guide. You can see that the AD700s are quiet in the lower frequencies, increase the 30Hz to maybe +15dB and 60Hz to +12dB.
An EQ has a curve too. The freqs outside the 30Hz and 60Hz will be raised, creating peaks.
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An EQ has a curve too. The freqs outside the 30Hz and 60Hz will be raised, creating peaks.
Well, if you look at the frequency response of the AD700s, you can see the smooth decrease in the lower spectrum. Raising up 30Hz and 60Hz will not create spikes; rather, it will bring the lower end close to "0" dB. I understand that raising the 60Hz bar will initially raise the 70Hz, 80Hz, 90Hz etc... frequencies a bit, but that's the point of the EQ. If it were just to raise the 30Hz alone, it wouldn't make any sense to have it there...
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You really can't look solely at frequency response graph to eq headphones. The upper frequencies appear FAR from flat on graphs, in even the most high-end headphones. This is due to the driver being so close to the ear. This is necessary in order for us to hear a flat response. If you try to eq it based off the graph, you'll be making what you hear less flat.

I don't know how long you've had your headphones but I would listen to them for a while with no eq to get used to them. Once you know their deficiencies, start playing with the eq in very small increments until you find something that sounds best to you.
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Music is meant to be enjoyed so mess with the eq any way you want until it sounds great to you. Don't stress yourself about how other people think. I adjust my eq to what sounds good to me.
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