Dirac Live Bass Control Now Available on Select AVRs

Dirac Live, a room correction technology that Sound & Vision has evaluated recently on several preamp/processors and AVRs, is a feature that lets listeners measure and correct for room-based anomalies using a simple, yet sophisticated interface on PCs/Macs and Android/iOS devices. According to the company, Dirac Live Bass Control, an add-on for Dirac Live that provides bass management for multiple subwoofers, is now available.

Here’s how the new feature is described in the company’s press release:

“Dirac Live Bass Control aggregates measurement and location data from each subwoofer to determine how a system’s bass is distributed throughout the room. It then identifies gaps in the sound waves and distributes bass evenly across the room. The feature also corrects the low-frequency sound waves produced by the speaker pair, so the bass produced by each speaker is in sync with the system.

“All of this processing enables the subwoofers to be positioned anywhere in the room–wherever most aesthetically pleasing–without sacrificing performance for design, or vice versa.”


According to Dirac’s release, three separate Bass Control tiers are available: Enabled (manual single subwoofer), Limited (automatic single subwoofer), and Complete (AI multi-subwoofer).

Dirac Live Bass Control Complete is now available on AVRs from StormAudio, Bryston, and Focal, with models from JBL Synthesis, Arcam, and AudioControl soon to follow.

For more information, visit the company’s website here.


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