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When going through the driverack pa setup wizard, where is the "custom" speaker setting?

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You should be able to spin the dial all the way to the end of the list of speakers and there you should see custom.

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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    Greg Lind Feb 07, 2010

    Oops, I hit post a bit too soon. If for some reason you can't find custom, as long as you use the auto EQ and follow the directions to set up the gain it doesn't really matter which speakers are selected because you should end up with the same sound either way. What you'll get either way is a "pinked" EQ and an optimized gain structure.


    Check out this site, it's very helpful:http://www.driverack.com/drug/


    PS the "drug" at then end stands for Drive Rack User's Group.

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