I am Beta testing DIRAC on Mac. The Digidesign Hardware HD192 won't play nice so I am confined to the Mac Line Out.
This does sound inferior to the HD192 to my ear.
So, I did a quick first test. The Beta is limited to analysing just the centre of the sweet spot. Called C below.
The full version does much more than that of course, with user chosen locations and so on.
So the filters here were generated using the C position only. The Nose. A worst case scenario I guess.
I took a shot with no Eq, called RAW below.
The other shots were with DRC Left Right and Back of the Nose spot, all by about 0.5M.
Sonically I like the difference. More Bass, Less Honk, More Clarity, Better Stereo and Depth.
Walking about the room, the sound stage holds up quite well and is much wider than the speakers positions would suggest.
The pictures can do the rest of the talking.
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