Harman Kardon EQ Coding

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Re: Harman Kardon EQ Coding

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Made this change this morning. Yup, sounds SO much better!

More poignant bass, lower frequencies (below 60Hz) more pronounced.

Better sound staging.

Definitely more rear bias and less top end treble as a minor downside, but it's not flat by any means and it sounds much better in the whole.


Nice find OP.

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Re: Harman Kardon EQ Coding

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rydale13 wrote:Made this change this morning. Yup, sounds SO much better!

More poignant bass, lower frequencies (below 60Hz) more pronounced.

Better sound staging.

Definitely more rear bias and less top end treble as a minor downside, but it's not flat by any means and it sounds much better in the whole.


Nice find OP.

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Don’t forget that it resets your EQ so if you had adjusted those before you’ll need to do it again. Hopefully, you’ll see even more improvement after the default. Image


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Re: Harman Kardon EQ Coding

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Has anyone codes B&O sound settings on their HK system? If so, how does the F45 compare to it? Coding B&O settings, I found a huge difference in the sound compared to the stock HK settings.
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Re: Harman Kardon EQ Coding

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IMO the coding to F45 equaliser was the worst thing ever.Dropped my volume by 25 % ,soundstage in the front disappeared and the mid bass went boomy.It actually felt like there was no output from some speakers. Coded back to stock F20 HK after a day.
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Re: Harman Kardon EQ Coding

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Thread revival, but can this be done with the standard setup? (Professional media pack but standard speakers)
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Re: Harman Kardon EQ Coding

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shrjun wrote: Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:04 am IMO the coding to F45 equaliser was the worst thing ever.Dropped my volume by 25 % ,soundstage in the front disappeared and the mid bass went boomy.It actually felt like there was no output from some speakers. Coded back to stock F20 HK after a day.
same. i found f45 sounded too weird, put back to stock h/k
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Re: Harman Kardon EQ Coding

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rydale13 wrote: Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:52 am Made this change this morning. Yup, sounds SO much better!

More poignant bass, lower frequencies (below 60Hz) more pronounced.

Better sound staging.

Definitely more rear bias and less top end treble as a minor downside, but it's not flat by any means and it sounds much better in the whole.


Nice find OP.

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is this on f20? can you show pics please?
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Re: Harman Kardon EQ Coding

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OMFG I just did this in my car and it's changed my life :lol:

Thank you! The bass is amazing
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Re: Harman Kardon EQ Coding

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Danny_Boy wrote: Tue Feb 16, 2021 1:50 pm OMFG I just did this in my car and it's changed my life :lol:

Thank you! The bass is amazing
:thumbs: Did you try the other settings?
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Re: Harman Kardon EQ Coding

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No, just stuck to F45.

Changed it back today as it sounds strange streaming Bluetooth from my phone, almost like it has chorus on from a guitar pedal so back to F22 and it’s sorted it so who knows!
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