Recommended equipment for Magic Beans True Target

Recommended Equipment

Recommended equipment

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An affordable and popular USB calibration mic that can be used on desktop and mobile devices.

Microphone Shock Mount

Minimize unwanted handling noise when doing moving mic measurements.

Selfie Stick Tripod

Compact and lightweight and allows for handheld and stationary positioning of the microphone. Can also be extended to reach height channels.

20ft USB Extension Cable

Ensure that your mic can reach from your computer to each speaker and listening position.

Spatial Audio Calibration Toolkit

Plays the required periodic pink noise that True Target uses for measurements. Supports up to 9.1.6 channels.

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Sugru (optional)

Putty that hardens into a rubber-like substance. Stabilizes the USB connection to prevent damage and disconnections.

USB-A to USB-C Adapter

If you have an older UMIK-1 with USB-A but your computer only has USB-C.

Previous version of the UMIK-1 used a USB-A connection. Newer versions are USB-C. Ensure that you have the proper connection to your computer.

Audyssey MultEQ-X

If you're using a Denon or Marantz product MultiEQ-X is required to get the optimal calibration with True Target.