What we know about the measurement:

Vue Audiotechnik A-8 is a passive liveportable that cost around 999 USD each.

  • Quality of the measurement data is low.
  • Origin of the data is Vue Audiotechnik.
  • Format of the data is a GLL file .
  • Sensitivity: 98.3dB (avg. 100Hz-1kHz for 2.83V estimated at 1m) . Sensitivity computed at the measurement distance (10m) over the same frequency range: 78.3dB.
  • -3dB (resp. -6db) point v.s. reference is at 90.0Hz (resp. 80.0Hz).
  • Reference level is normalised to 0.4dB computed over the frequency range [300.0Hz, 5000.0Hz].
  • Frequency deviation is 4.3dB over the same frequency range.
  • Directivity
    • Horizontal directivity is (-30.0°, 30.0°) between 1kHz and 10kHz. Angle computed for +/-6dB.
    • Vertical directivity is (-20.0°, 20.0°) between 1kHz and 10kHz. Angle computed for +/-6dB.
  • Tonality (Preference) Score
    • Tonality (Preference) Score is 2.79 and would be 6.04 with a perfect subwoofer.
      • Details: NBD: ON 0.621, LW 0.574, SP 0.658, PIR 0.58; SM: SP0.875, PIR0.709; LFQ 1.83, LFX 82Hz
    • Tonality (Preference) Score is 4.42 with an EQ and would be 7.62 with a perfect subwoofer and the same EQ.
      • Details: NBD: ON 0.381, LW 0.36, SP 0.532, PIR 0.407; SM: SP0.945, PIR0.906; LFQ 1.83, LFX 79Hz
  • Vendor specifications:
    • Dispersion: 70° horizontal and 55° vertical.
    • Sensitivity 93 dB
    • Impedance 8 Ohm
    • SPL
      • continuous: 118 dB
      • peak: 124 dB
    • Size
      • Width 286mm
      • Height 460mm
      • Depth 274 mm)
    • Weight 13.1 kg
Vue Audiotechnik A-8
AutomaticEQ (IIR)
Set preamp gain to: -2.4dB.
Type Freq Q Gain
3 309.0 1.14 -0.61
3 584.0 2.46 -2.62
3 764.0 2.34 2.61
3 903.0 2.58 -1.25
3 1884.0 2.49 1.94
3 2721.0 2.79 2.77
3 3555.0 2.99 -2.69
3 5677.0 2.9 -2.95
3 9372.0 1.13 -1.59
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These EQ optimise the Harman score and is a good start for far field listening like in your living room.

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AutomaticEQ

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Target v.s. EQ

Vue Audiotechnik A-8
Graphic EQ 15 bands
Set preamp gain to: -1.1dB.
Type Freq Q Gain
3 25.0 2.14 0.75
3 40.0 2.14 0.75
3 63.0 2.14 0.75
3 100.0 2.14 0.25
3 160.0 2.14 0.0
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 0.5
3 2500.0 2.14 0.75
3 4000.0 2.14 0.0
3 6300.0 2.14 -0.25
3 10000.0 2.14 0.0
3 16000.0 2.14 0.75
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These EQ is designed for a 15 bands graphical EQ.

Vue Audiotechnik A-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 0.0
3 125.0 4.32 0.0
3 160.0 4.32 0.0
3 200.0 4.32 0.0
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 -0.25
3 630.0 4.32 0.0
3 800.0 4.32 0.25
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 0.5
3 2500.0 4.32 0.5
3 3150.0 4.32 0.25
3 4000.0 4.32 0.0
3 5000.0 4.32 0.0
3 6300.0 4.32 0.0
3 8000.0 4.32 0.25
3 10000.0 4.32 0.0
3 12000.0 4.32 0.5
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.

Vue Audiotechnik A-8: comparison between EQs
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Comparison betweens various EQs

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Improvements made by EQ

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