Ok, considering that I invested some time/ money and effort in my listening room (see older post) I thought it might be a good idea to measure it.
The first sweeps using a simple 20-20k Hz sine generator showed a room resonance around 60Hz that was quite annoying! Unfortunately there was no more time to improve anything – the room sits in my parents house – Romania, and I sit in Birmingham UK. But there is still enough to improve!
Lately a nice piece of kit caught my eye – XTZ room-analyzer. Looked like what I needed to finish up my room design, so I bought one from Audiosanktum.co.uk – the main retailer for England.
The experience I had with it proved positive. It’s very simple to use, gives good – similar results on consecutive measurements and has other features except room-analysis – you can do near-field measurements with it, meaning you can measure the response (past crossover) of each speaker driver.
There are a few other nice things you can use it for but I must test further myself.
All in all it is a good investment if you feel you are not getting the most of your audio set-up. It’s also a very good tool in case you plan to create a dedicated listening room in the near future!
Here are the pictures of my listening room: