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5150 - Speakers and Settings Test

Discussion in 'Andy Sneap' started by JeffTD, Aug 31, 2006.

  1. JeffTD

    JeffTD Senhor Testiculo

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    I didn't have any homework today :)rock: ), so I decided to do a test and see which speaker sounds the best in it - huge difference! I also decided to test out some different settings while I was doing this, just for reference.

    http://witheringaway.googlepages.com/Speakerstest.zip

    1-3 = Top Left
    4-6 = Top Right
    7 = Bottom Left
    8 = Bottom Right

    Because I used different settings for the top two (which sounded the best), the setting is in clips 2, 5, 7, and 8.

    I'm leaning towards the top right speaker, I'll have to test it out some more when DFHS gets running on Intels, and then I'll actually be able to test it in a mix.

    The settings vary between 1-3 and 4-6... 1 uses the same setting as 4, 2 = 5, and 3 = 6. The three I used were Andy's from the ilovemetal.co.uk site, a set I got from Ken Sorceron (Abigail Williams), and a set I got from egan. (Daylight Dies settings) - see if you can guess which is which! Kinda lame, I know, but I'm bored.
     
  2. Death Is Certain

    Death Is Certain Life Is Not

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    Didn't seem to work, here's the error I got...

    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create folder Speakers:Settings Test
    The directory name is invalid.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create Speakers:Settings Test\.DS_Store
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create folder __MACOSX\Speakers:Settings Test
    The directory name is invalid.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create __MACOSX\Speakers:Settings Test\._.DS_Store
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create Speakers:Settings Test\1.mp3
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create __MACOSX\Speakers:Settings Test\._1.mp3
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create Speakers:Settings Test\2.mp3
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create __MACOSX\Speakers:Settings Test\._2.mp3
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create Speakers:Settings Test\3.mp3
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create __MACOSX\Speakers:Settings Test\._3.mp3
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create Speakers:Settings Test\4.mp3
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create __MACOSX\Speakers:Settings Test\._4.mp3
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create Speakers:Settings Test\5.mp3
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create __MACOSX\Speakers:Settings Test\._5.mp3
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create Speakers:Settings Test\6.mp3
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create __MACOSX\Speakers:Settings Test\._6.mp3
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create Speakers:Settings Test\7.mp3
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create __MACOSX\Speakers:Settings Test\._7.mp3
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create Speakers:Settings Test\8.mp3
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    ! C:\Documents and Settings\Norsk\Desktop\Speakerstest.zip: Cannot create __MACOSX\Speakers:Settings Test\._8.mp3
    The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
     
  3. Skyweaver

    Skyweaver Shred or Die !

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    I dig 5 and 2 - probably 5 is the best to my ears

    what where the speakers ?
     
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    i like 2, 5, and 7
     
  5. egan.

    egan. daylightdies.com

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    I assume you are using a PC. Don't try to drag the folder out of the zip. Open or pull out the MP3's individually.
     
  6. JeffTD

    JeffTD Senhor Testiculo

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    Thanks guys! I fixed up 4 and 6 (I only recorded one track on left and right sides, respectively, so it screwed with the tone and feel of it).

    When corrected, I found my favorite tone so far! Daylight Dies settings, top right speaker.

    http://witheringaway.googlepages.com/46fix.mp3

    Egan is god!
     
  7. JBroll

    JBroll I MIX WITH PHYSICS!!!!

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    These do sound pretty cool, a bit more gain than I would use... but then again I hate gain. If I had the time to goof around with all *two* of the speakers I have at my disposal and various positions I'd try stuff like this out more.

    Jeff
     
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    Cool! the difference is huge! A bit like you an other artist in the CD player! All miced the same way, right?! The difference between the speaker is much bigger than between the settings!
     
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    It´s the same with my 5150, top right sounds best, is there something to that?:err:
     
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    I like 7.
     
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    speakers ? do you have a list of the speakers that you used ? lol or am I blind and have missed it
     
  12. JeffTD

    JeffTD Senhor Testiculo

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    It's all V30's - just different speakers in the cabinet.
     
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    lepersmeesa Badman rudeboy

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    Nice one DSS3. Pretty interesting listening to all 8 different settings and position. I would say 7 is my favourite. Thought it had the most clarity and didnt sound as dark as the rest of them.

    Should give this ago with my Powerball when i get a chance....which will be never considering im going to uni in about a week!
     
  14. JeffTD

    JeffTD Senhor Testiculo

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    Got sick of these (sounding kind of phasey and meh), so I tried out some other settings/mic placement today... not even sure if I like these new ones:

    http://www.*************/files/room38/1070681/5150 LB 2.mp3
    http://www.*************/files/room38/1070681/5150 LB.mp3
    http://www.*************/files/room38/1070681/5150 LB3.mp3

    TBH I'm getting a bit sick of the 707 - it seems to woof/honk up the low mids and suck the highs out. The 81 sounds far better recorded from what I've heard, so I'm going to snag one to stick in the bridge when I find one used for sale.
     
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    Hey DSS3. Care to make some impulses of these ( 7 would be great)?:)
     
  16. JeffTD

    JeffTD Senhor Testiculo

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    I've actually moved it out of my closet and into my bands old rehearsal space, because I realized the amp being so loud was shaking the floor (2nd story, not too sturdy, new floor is a concrete slab), so the mic was shaking, and the results weren't so great. Also, the fact that it was in a 2x3ft closet doesn't help.

    TBH - I'm not that interested in making impulses, simply because I wouldn't use them at all. Sorry!
     
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    Never mind.
     

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