What we know about the measurement:

RSL Outsider II is a passive outdoor that cost around 300 USD for a pair.

  • Quality of the measurement data is high.
  • Origin of the data is ASR.
  • Format of the data is generated by a Klippel NFS .
  • Sensitivity: 85.7dB (avg. 100Hz-1kHz for 2.83V estimated at 1m)
  • -3dB (resp. -6db) point v.s. reference is at 87.9Hz (resp. 74.7Hz).
  • Reference level is normalised to 0.2dB computed over the frequency range [300.0Hz, 5000.0Hz].
  • Frequency deviation is 3.3dB over the same frequency range.
  • Directivity
    • Horizontal directivity is (-70.0°, 50.0°) between 1kHz and 10kHz. Angle computed for +/-6dB.
    • Vertical directivity is (-10.0°, 60.0°) between 1kHz and 10kHz. Angle computed for +/-6dB.
  • Tonality (Preference) Score
    • Tonality (Preference) Score is 1.99 and would be 5.14 with a perfect subwoofer.
      • Details: NBD: ON 0.593, LW 0.455, SP 0.402, PIR 0.389; SM: SP0.468, PIR0.042; LFQ 0.885, LFX 77Hz
    • Tonality (Preference) Score is 5.18 with an EQ and would be 7.8 with a perfect subwoofer and the same EQ.
      • Details: NBD: ON 0.465, LW 0.361, SP 0.326, PIR 0.265; SM: SP0.924, PIR0.892; LFQ 0.755, LFX 58Hz
  • Link to Original review.
RSL Outsider II
AutomaticEQ (IIR)
Set preamp gain to: -4.3dB.
Type Freq Q Gain
5 87.0 0.79 2.91
3 87.0 0.52 2.8
3 113.0 2.07 -2.99
3 153.0 1.57 -2.95
3 1348.0 2.02 1.89
3 4345.0 2.15 -2.03
3 6489.0 1.65 -2.65
3 12662.0 2.87 -2.93
3 13997.0 0.69 -2.9
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These EQ optimise the Harman score and is a good start for far field listening like in your living room.

RSL Outsider II filters_auto_eq

AutomaticEQ

RSL Outsider II filters_eq_full

Target v.s. EQ

RSL Outsider II
flipflop@ASR (IIR)
Set preamp gain to: -0.8dB.
Type Freq Q Gain
3 304.0 3.0 0.3
3 557.0 20.0 -0.8
3 706.0 1.367 -2.3
3 1259.0 5.0 -10.9
3 1262.0 4.003 12.0
3 1974.0 1.003 -1.3
3 2065.0 15.0 1.1
3 2219.0 18.0 -1.4
3 2519.0 5.0 12.0
3 2554.0 4.999 -12.5
3 2832.0 5.0 5.5
3 3075.0 5.0 -5.0
3 3573.0 4.083 12.0
3 3598.0 5.0 -11.5
3 4579.0 24.0 -0.8
3 5961.0 1.0 -4.1
3 9380.0 5.0 -0.6
3 10530.0 10.0 0.7
3 12830.0 4.486 -1.6
3 13008.0 1.365 -6.7
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These EQ is designed by ASR member flipflop.

RSL Outsider II
Graphic EQ 15 bands
Set preamp gain to: -0.3dB.
Type Freq Q Gain
3 25.0 2.14 0.25
3 40.0 2.14 0.25
3 63.0 2.14 0.25
3 100.0 2.14 0.0
3 160.0 2.14 -0.25
3 250.0 2.14 0.0
3 400.0 2.14 0.0
3 630.0 2.14 -0.25
3 1000.0 2.14 0.0
3 1600.0 2.14 0.0
3 2500.0 2.14 -0.25
3 4000.0 2.14 -0.75
3 6300.0 2.14 -0.75
3 10000.0 2.14 -0.75
3 16000.0 2.14 -0.5
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These EQ is designed for a 15 bands graphical EQ.

RSL Outsider II
Graphic EQ 31 bands
Set preamp gain to: -0.4dB.
Type Freq Q Gain
3 20.0 4.32 0.0
3 25.0 4.32 0.25
3 31.0 4.32 0.25
3 40.0 4.32 0.25
3 50.0 4.32 0.25
3 63.0 4.32 0.25
3 80.0 4.32 0.25
3 100.0 4.32 0.0
3 125.0 4.32 -0.25
3 160.0 4.32 -0.25
3 200.0 4.32 -0.25
3 250.0 4.32 0.0
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 -0.25
3 800.0 4.32 -0.25
3 1000.0 4.32 0.0
3 1250.0 4.32 0.0
3 1600.0 4.32 0.0
3 2000.0 4.32 -0.25
3 2500.0 4.32 -0.25
3 3150.0 4.32 -0.5
3 4000.0 4.32 -0.75
3 5000.0 4.32 -0.75
3 6300.0 4.32 -0.75
3 8000.0 4.32 -0.75
3 10000.0 4.32 -0.75
3 12000.0 4.32 -1.0
3 16000.0 4.32 -0.5
3 20000.0 4.32 0.0
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These EQ is designed for a 31 bands graphical EQ.

RSL Outsider II: comparison between EQs
RSL Outsider II

Comparison betweens various EQs

RSL Outsider II

Improvements made by EQ

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