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A couple local guys say they can tune there amps my ear 100% distortion free. They think a dd-1 or o scope is a waste of money. I want to know if it is posible for the ear to pick up every bit of distortion. Here is link to the convo. The convo is the comments on the black sub box with 50+ comments.

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lol the human ear is not designed to detect every bit of distortion from speakers in a car......the dd-1 and an oscope are.....either you can get the dd-1 and set your gains as accurate as possible or listen to the magical guys on facebook who have o-scopes built into their brains..

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ill bet you my last dollar that they are no where near as accurate as either an oscope or a dd-1.

let them talk just dont let them touch your shit. audio companies love consumers like them. it keeps them in business.

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No it is not possible for the ear to pick up all distortion considering it isn't always audible to a humans hearing so that comment is asinine.

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i had same thing happen to me but when i got my dd-1 sounded alot better i was distorting at half volume before i tuned it with dd-1

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You can get pretty close with under 1500w amps but as you get into more powerful amps there is no way to discern distortion and clipping with the ear.

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The regular human ear cannot detect distortion below 3% for bass(maybe 1% if you're an audiophile), and plus there's environmental distortion from the car too like coins shaking, things laying around making nose, seats rattle-ling, all sorts of things, so it makes it harder to tell.

So a DD1 is a good investment to make sure you have no distortion what so ever, and plus it's cheaper than an O scope.

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I used to think I could tune by ear, then again I also thought "gain" was a secondary volume knob. I've come a long way since I was 13-14 yrs old, I'm sure those guys will come around eventually....maybe.

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Well these idiots are saying its a waste of money and that Steve Meade is a joke because he isn't loud he just plays low and shakes shit. So i don't think they will ever come around and respect Steve and realize they are wrong.

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I wouldnt even be apart of that group, once they said they are better than a oscilloscope, time to go...

btw, not alot of people can do 56-58s under the windowline in the cargo area and still seat 5....

power or not, its not something thats super easy to do, so if they want to bash, tell them to put up their TL numbers or STFU

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