1. Install the software: 
    1. Download the latest Dirac Live version from https://www.dirac.com/live/downloads/ and install it on your computer. 
    2. Ensure that your Dirac Live-enabled device and computer are connected to the same local network and have internet access. 
  2. Dirac Live Account: 
    1. Launch Dirac Live and enter your account details on the first screen. If you purchased a feature from the webstore, you must enter your account details to use it.
  3. Select Device: 
    1. The Dirac Live application will scan your network for compatible devices. 
    2. Make sure your device and computer are connected to the same network and have full network access. 
    3. Choose your device from the list of detected devices.
  4. Select Recording Device: 
    1. After selecting a device, choose the microphone you will use for measurements from the list of available options. 
    2. Load the relevant calibration file for the selected microphone, ensuring it is designed for 90-degree measurements.

  5. Volume Calibration: 
    1. Position the microphone in the usual listening seat at ear level (the "sweet spot"). 
    2. Set the Master Output to a low volume and the Mic Gain to the bottom of the red section (+0dB digital gain). 
    3. Test each speaker by playing a stimulus and adjust the Master Output and Mic Gain as needed to ensure the channels are audible. Sometimes, subwoofer levels are much louder and need to be individually turned down. (Note that Volume Calibration will not impact the relative channel gain levels when Dirac Live is active.)

  6. Select Arrangement: 
    1. Choose an arrangement that best matches the size of your listening area: Tightly focused imaging (9 points), Focused imaging (13 points), or Wide imaging (17 points). 
  7. Measurement Procedure: 
    1. Ensure a clear line of sight between the microphone and speakers and no background noise during measurements. 
    2. Take measurements at each point in the chosen arrangement, starting with the sweet spot. The first measurement should always be taken at the sweet spot, as it will be used to align levels and delays between speakers. 
    3. After all recommended positions have been measured, proceed to the filter design page.
  8. Filter Design: 
    1. You can review each speaker's corrected frequency response to see the improvements Dirac Live will make.
    2. Adjust the sound character by dragging the bars for bass and treble or use classic view to manually adjust individual frequencies.
    3. You can also load custom target curves from the menu.
    4. Speakers with similar attributes are automatically grouped, but you can separate them for individual target curves if desired.
    5. You can take snapshots to compare different target curve settings.

  9. Export Filter: 
    1. After designing the filter, export it to your device for a live listening test. 
    2. Select a slot and save the filter with the desired name. 
    3. Save your project before closing the application to keep your filter settings and measurements for future adjustments.
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