What we know about the measurement:

Novacoustic KIRA 8 is a passive liveportable

  • Quality of the measurement data is unknown.
  • Origin of the data is Novacoustic.
  • Format of the data is a GLL file .
  • Sensitivity: 82.8dB (avg. 100Hz-1kHz for 2.83V estimated at 1m)
  • -3dB (resp. -6db) point v.s. reference is at 118.0Hz (resp. 97.5Hz).
  • Reference level is normalised to -0.1dB computed over the frequency range [300.0Hz, 5000.0Hz].
  • Frequency deviation is 7.7dB over the same frequency range.
  • Directivity
    • Horizontal directivity is (-40.0°, 40.0°) between 1kHz and 10kHz. Angle computed for +/-6dB.
    • Vertical directivity is (-50.0°, 50.0°) between 1kHz and 10kHz. Angle computed for +/-6dB.
  • Tonality (Preference) Score
    • Tonality (Preference) Score is -0.81 and would be 2.55 with a perfect subwoofer.
      • Details: NBD: ON 1.209, LW 1.123, SP 1.113, PIR 1.081; SM: SP0.725, PIR0.479; LFQ 0.789, LFX 87Hz
    • Tonality (Preference) Score is 1.71 with an EQ and would be 4.74 with a perfect subwoofer and the same EQ.
      • Details: NBD: ON 0.944, LW 0.839, SP 0.91, PIR 0.814; SM: SP0.873, PIR0.796; LFQ 0.789, LFX 73Hz
  • Vendor specifications:
    • Dispersion: 90° horizontal and 90° vertical.
    • Sensitivity 96 dB
    • Impedance 8 Ohm
    • SPL
      • max: 123 dB
    • Size
      • Width 250mm
      • Height 250mm
      • Depth 250 mm)
    • Weight 9.0 kg
Novacoustic KIRA 8
AutomaticEQ (IIR)
Set preamp gain to: -3.0dB.
Type Freq Q Gain
5 138.0 1.24 2.99
3 1032.0 2.78 -1.51
3 1491.0 2.99 3.0
3 2153.0 2.99 -2.68
3 3216.0 3.0 -2.99
3 4645.0 3.0 -2.69
3 5870.0 2.51 3.0
3 9372.0 2.55 -3.0
3 11454.0 1.29 -2.96
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These EQ optimise the Harman score and is a good start for far field listening like in your living room.

Novacoustic KIRA 8 filters_auto_eq

AutomaticEQ

Novacoustic KIRA 8 filters_eq_full

Target v.s. EQ

Novacoustic KIRA 8
Graphic EQ 15 bands
Set preamp gain to: -1.1dB.
Type Freq Q Gain
3 25.0 2.14 0.5
3 40.0 2.14 0.5
3 63.0 2.14 0.5
3 100.0 2.14 0.5
3 160.0 2.14 0.0
3 250.0 2.14 0.25
3 400.0 2.14 0.0
3 630.0 2.14 0.0
3 1000.0 2.14 0.0
3 1600.0 2.14 0.75
3 2500.0 2.14 0.5
3 4000.0 2.14 0.75
3 6300.0 2.14 1.0
3 10000.0 2.14 -0.25
3 16000.0 2.14 1.0
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These EQ is designed for a 15 bands graphical EQ.

Novacoustic KIRA 8
Graphic EQ 31 bands
Set preamp gain to: -0.8dB.
Type Freq Q Gain
3 20.0 4.32 0.0
3 25.0 4.32 0.5
3 31.0 4.32 0.5
3 40.0 4.32 0.5
3 50.0 4.32 0.5
3 63.0 4.32 0.5
3 80.0 4.32 0.5
3 100.0 4.32 0.5
3 125.0 4.32 0.25
3 160.0 4.32 0.0
3 200.0 4.32 0.0
3 250.0 4.32 0.25
3 315.0 4.32 0.0
3 400.0 4.32 0.0
3 500.0 4.32 0.0
3 630.0 4.32 0.0
3 800.0 4.32 0.0
3 1000.0 4.32 0.0
3 1250.0 4.32 0.25
3 1600.0 4.32 0.5
3 2000.0 4.32 0.0
3 2500.0 4.32 0.25
3 3150.0 4.32 0.25
3 4000.0 4.32 0.5
3 5000.0 4.32 0.0
3 6300.0 4.32 0.75
3 8000.0 4.32 0.0
3 10000.0 4.32 -0.25
3 12000.0 4.32 0.0
3 16000.0 4.32 0.75
3 20000.0 4.32 0.0
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These EQ is designed for a 31 bands graphical EQ.

Novacoustic KIRA 8: comparison between EQs
Novacoustic KIRA 8

Comparison betweens various EQs

Novacoustic KIRA 8

Improvements made by EQ

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