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Old 04-12-2019, 03:53 PM
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Default 1/3-Octave Pink-Noise Tracks?

Can anyone point me to a source of such downloadable files that can be burned onto CD-R (or an available CD) for use in single-sub-woofer integration with stereo main speakers?

Various advisers have recommended use of such banded pink noise for setting up the cross-over, phase, and volume adjustments on a typical sub-woofer. (The best discussion I've come across so far can be found with a Web search on "70-how-to-accurately-set-up-a-subwoofer". In that write-up Bob Katz gives a no-longer-functional link to image files of such tracks for download from his professional site. Although I was able to track down the proper directory there, the two images are in formats neither of which I have been able to convert to ISO for burning to CD. Hence the above request.) -- Clark2
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Old 04-12-2019, 04:46 PM
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https://www.audiocheck.net/testtones_pinknoise.php
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Old 04-12-2019, 06:27 PM
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Serge -- Sorry if I'm being dense, but all I see there is a long broadband pink-noise track. If there are a sequence of 1/3-octave banded pink-noise samples centered on different frequencies (e.g., 40, 50 , 63, 80 Hz, etc.), I'm too blind to see them. -- Clark2
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Serge -- Sorry if I'm being dense, but all I see there is a long broadband pink-noise track. If there are a sequence of 1/3-octave banded pink-noise samples centered on different frequencies (e.g., 40, 50 , 63, 80 Hz, etc.), I'm too blind to see them. -- Clark2
A test cd is best. There are some out there such as this one for example which should have what you are looking for https://www.amazon.com/Contemporary-...TPPJZ3TGQXJPYX
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Old 04-12-2019, 09:58 PM
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Look on the Vandersteen website.
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Look at the JL Audio web site and search for sub set-up. Sound Doctor Test CD. Has a lot of good info as well. Pink noise plus pure test tones.

http://www.soundoctor.com/testcd/
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Serge -- Sorry if I'm being dense, but all I see there is a long broadband pink-noise track. If there are a sequence of 1/3-octave banded pink-noise samples centered on different frequencies (e.g., 40, 50 , 63, 80 Hz, etc.), I'm too blind to see them. -- Clark2
Here you go —

Download the RealTraps Test Tone CD Zip file HERE (3.2 MB).
http://realtraps.com/test-cd.htm

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Thanks, all, for suggestions. -- So far the ONLY source I've found for 1/3-octave pink-noise tracks is "Alan Parsons & Stephen Court ‎– Sound Check CD," which is available used for $123 and up!!! -- Clark2

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Thanks, all, for suggestions. So far the ONLY source I've found for 1/3-octave pink-noise tracks is "Alan Parsons & Stephen Court ‎– Sound Check CD," which is available used for $123 and up!!! -- Clark2
The RealTraps Test Tone CD Zip file I posted does everything you want and more and it's — FREE.

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The RealTraps Test Tone CD Zip file I posted does everything you want and more and it's — FREE.

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Ron -- Free is great; but I did download it, read the description, and listened to a couple of the tracks. The tracks listed by 10 Hz frequency range are stepped sine waves (1 Hz per step). The only pink noise offered is broadband. What am I missing here? -- Clark2
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