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What would be a good eq setting for DT 770 80ohz headphones?
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Originally Posted by ShamisOMally View Post

Frequency: 31 62 125 250 500 1K 2K 4K 8K 16K

Boost: 5 2 2 4 5 0 10 15 8 12

This MIGHT be incorrect, its hard to tell, every frequency response chart I look at those creative headphones their entire response chart for some reason is on the negative decibel side, they're like reverse Audio Technica AD700's, where the AD700's have no bass, your creative's have no treble

Thanks, so far it sounds great with those EQ settings, however

Where is the boost settings? I can't find them in the Pro Studio Control panel
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Originally Posted by Mog84kupo View Post

Thanks, so far it sounds great with those EQ settings, however

Where is the boost settings? I can't find them in the Pro Studio Control panel
he means you put the slider on 31hz to +5, so its boosted by 5 dB
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he means you put the slider on 31hz to +5, so its boosted by 5 dB

LOL

So I already had it right
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Since there is no freq. response chart for my headset, can anyone hazard a guess at some EQ settings?
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Hi all. I just installed the Sound Blaster Z with my Logitech Z906 5.1 speakers. I do not use headphones at all.
I am only using this system for gaming. I have several config questions:

1. Should I disable the SBX Pro Studio entirely or just the Surround and/or Crystalizer options?

2. Would there be any benefit in using optical out with DDLive/DTSConnect instead of analog?

3. Should I set my front and rear surrounds to be full range?

4. Should I use the bass management/redirection?


For the SBX Pro Studio I am especially confused. Their manual states:

Quote:
Playing Games

Your audio device is equipped with cutting edge audio technologies and software to enhance the audio in
your games. SBX Pro Studio will elevate your gaming experience to the next level, allowing you to hear
sound details in games you have never heard before!

However from what I have been reading in this thread is that it is primarily designed for 2.1/headphones? In my brief testing in 1 game I did in fact notice a significant difference in audio when enabling/disabling this option, but in both cases the surround appears to be functioning - I could clearly hear sounds going around me and using all 5.1 correctly as I rotated.
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SBX makes my games sound rubbish half the time. I just use default settings for games and Crystallizer w/ custom EQ for music.
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Originally Posted by TheUnk View Post

Hi all. I just installed the Sound Blaster Z with my Logitech Z906 5.1 speakers. I do not use headphones at all.
I am only using this system for gaming. I have several config questions:

1. Should I disable the SBX Pro Studio entirely or just the Surround and/or Crystalizer options?

2. Would there be any benefit in using optical out with DDLive/DTSConnect instead of analog?

3. Should I set my front and rear surrounds to be full range?

4. Should I use the bass management/redirection?


For the SBX Pro Studio I am especially confused. Their manual states:
However from what I have been reading in this thread is that it is primarily designed for 2.1/headphones? In my brief testing in 1 game I did in fact notice a significant difference in audio when enabling/disabling this option, but in both cases the surround appears to be functioning - I could clearly hear sounds going around me and using all 5.1 correctly as I rotated.

SBX Surround is virtualization for headphones. Since you have a descete 5.1 setup it wouldn't be needed for games. For stero audio I believe it will create virtual surround for your speakers. Not sure how it works though, if it just doesn't do anything for a 5.1 sound source or if you have to turn it off manually.
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What is the best headphones for SBZ for $100 or less ?

They must :

1-Have very good audio quality for movies, music and games with SBX Pro

2-Be very comfortable for long sessions

3-Have a wide soundstage to get a true surround immersion

4-Have a very good bass
Edited by minaelromany - 3/20/14 at 4:04pm
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Originally Posted by dayglow View Post

What would be a good eq setting for DT 770 80ohz headphones?

Frequency: 31 62 125 250 500 1K 2K 4K 8K 16K

Boost: -4-1 -3 -1 -1 0 5 8 -4 0

Also to those who are wondering, I am looking at headphone frequency decibel charts and finding out what their frequency responses are upon the 10hz-20Khz scale and then countering where they either depressed or excessively respond to tones, so if headphones at at 500hz respond three decibels too strongly to that tone, I compensate that with the equalizer by adding -3 decibels to that tone in order to bring it down into a more equal tone response. I'm aiming for neutral sound.

Naturally this won't make say awful headphones awesome, but it will make them sound better.
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