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Pioneer Audio Tuning Guidelines using a 13-band EQ

Rules for adjusting sound in Pioneer radio tape recorders using a 13-band equalizer

Modern Pioneer head units offer a wide range of sound tuning options. If earlier most car receivers had very simple and primitive controls with which you could only slightly change the high or low frequencies, then the Pioneer radio tape recorders can be very flexible and fine-tuning the sound reproduction.

For example, if you take a model Pioneer MVH-X580BT in the sample quality, then it has a 13 band equalizer, with which comprehensive sound tuning in a wide variety of frequency ranges. And here it is important to know exactly how to adjust the settings correctly, since with such a variety of possibilities you can easily make a mistake if you don’t know all the subtleties and features. Let's look at the available frequencies and the how they affect the sound reproduction. This will help you make the most of the features offered by Pioneer head units.

Features of adjusting the sound on different frequencies

So there are a total of 13 different frequencies that are responsible for our perception of music in whole:

  • 50 Hz : You can control the bass on this frequency. However, it is not it is necessary to add this figure where in the machine is not a subwoofer is installed. You can unnecessarily "overload" the speakers and get the opposite result. If the subwoofer is present in the speaker system, a small gain in the range will give depth.
  • 80 Hz : This range is responsible for saturation and bass density. With the adjustment on this frequency you need to be very careful, because this is where the main acoustics and the subwoofer are most often located.
  • 125 Hz : At this frequency, you can control the impact of the bass and the power of the pressure of the sound. If you sharply weaken this range, it can lead to that the sound loses color, vigor and will become boring. But with excessive amplification, the bass can become very tough. Therefore, the setting must be done very carefully and carefully.
  • 200 and 315 Hz : It is at these frequencies that interference is caused due to the resonance of the cabin. It is necessary to slowly raise or lower the indicators until you achieve the most natural sound, it should remain saturated, without a boom and echo.
  • 500, 800 Hz and 1.25 kHz : These three bands can be considered the most important and informative, since it is here that the human ear perceives the bulk of the sound. When setting up, it is recommended to use a recording with a voice, as this will help to quickly catch an unnatural sound. Please note that if you strongly attenuate the sound at these frequencies, then the sound will be deaf and quiet, devoid of color. A here excessive force threatens with a “telephone” sound when the voice is distorted.
  • 2 and 3.15 kHz : These two bands are responsible for the degree of legibility of vocals and sound recognition of many musical instruments. If you weaken them unnecessarily, get a vague and inaudible sound, while while sharp amplification can cause tedious sound.
  • 5 kHz : Responsible for clarity and clarity of sound transmission. Weakening makes the sound dull and monotonous, increasing,  — too bright, sharp and often very unpleasant for the human ear.
  • 8 kHz : Adjusting to this frequency will allow you to adjust the clarity of the playback, especially with regard to hissing-hissing sounds. The easiest way to tune in compositions with vocals. So the difference will be noticeable more.
  • 12.5 kHz : This is a very high frequency, there are usually no basic tones of musical instruments. However, less, it is also very important, as it allows you to adjust the sound of overtones that can make the sound more airy, if you add an indicator. However, you need to know when to stop, if you overdo it, you will get a whistle.

We hope that our advice will help you. Pioneer receivers have always been known for their excellent sound quality, while the extensive tuning options allow everyone to get the perfect sound with their personal preferences. And to do this, as we have just seen, is very simple. A  car receiver to buy a Pioneer car radio in Kharkiv, Kiev, Odessa with delivery in Ukraine can be on nandp;

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