Room Measurement Tutorial for Dummies Part 1

DonH50

Member Sponsor & WBF Technical Expert
Jun 23, 2010
3,565
24
38
Monument, CO
#21
CSL will cal the Dayton EMM/UMM or UMIK microphones. The ECM8000 has been having issues (see the CSL website). FWIFM, after a little research, I went with a CSL-calibrated UMIK-1. http://cross-spectrum.com/measurement/calibrated_umik.html

CSL also sells a Galaxy CM-140 SPL meter with freq file. http://www.cross-spectrum.com/measurement/calibrated_cm140.html

My Earthworks M30 is very nice but pretty expensive. It is not a USB mic and requires phantom power so you also have to have a preamp with it. http://www.earthworksaudio.com/microphones/m-series/m30/ Mine is probably overdue for a recal.

They now make a battery-powered version with built-in preamp but it is not USB either: http://www.earthworksaudio.com/microphones/m-series/m30bx/

I had a B&K but got rid of it ages ago (should have kept it!) Bought the Earthworks a while back when I was helping install a sound system for our church (before REW and USB mics were around).

HTH - Don
 

About us

  • What’s Best Forum is THE forum for high end audio, product reviews, advice and sharing experiences on the best of everything else. A place where audiophiles and audio companies discuss existing and new audio products, music servers, music streamers and computer audio, digital to audio convertors (DACS), turntables, phono stages, cartridges, reel to reel, speakers, headphones, tube amplifiers and solid state amplification. Founded in 2010 What's Best Forum invites intelligent and courteous people of all interests and backgrounds to describe and discuss the best of everything. From beginners to life-long hobbyists to industry professionals we enjoy learning about new things and meeting new people and participating in spirited debates.

Quick Navigation

User Menu

Steve Williams
Site Founder | Site Owner | Administrator
Ron Resnick
Site Co-Owner | Administrator
Julian (The Fixer)
Website Build | Marketing Managersing