08-06-2010, 06:34 PM
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Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Detroit MI
What makes the MOST sense... Forget a scope which in no way can show real performace. I started a thread similar, and 1/4 of avaliable power should be deadkey, and the rest swing. I have tried this method in real life situations and its true.. If the deadkey is say 1 watt and your swinging to 60, sounds good up close, but fades with distance.. Think that lowering deadkey is mainly for amps that require it.. Either way you need decent carrier to get out, and swing to be heard loud and far..
From my other thread... this makes the MOST sense
Originally Posted by Highlander_821
High deadkey with small swing=undermodulated (bad). Low deadkey with huge swing is overmodulated (also bad). Deadkey at 1/4 of full modulated power is just right. You are pretty close to that now (a little over) but since you are running an amp, a little more swing will probably be ok.
But check what the deadkey coming out of the amp is with no modulation, and let us know what that is.
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Last edited by Simbalage22; 08-06-2010 at 06:47 PM.