10-25-2018 11:04 PM - edited 10-25-2018 11:10 PM
Recently, I have managed to helped a friend to service his IdeaPad Y450 notebook, and perform sound tuning as well.
To tweak the sound
A. Extending the internal speakers dynamic range.
1. Go to Control Panel > Sound.
2. Select Speakers, and click Configure.
3. Under Choose your configuration, and click Next.
4. Under Select full-range speakers, check Front left and right > and click Next.
5. Click Finish.
B. Improve the sound signature and loudness using Realtek Sound Effect - Equalizer
1. Go to Control Panel > Realtek HD Audio Manager.
2. Under the Speakers tab > Click on the Equalizer sub-tab.
3. Adjust the 10-band EQ according to the picture below, then click Save.
Optional. If you wish to have virtual surround effect, you may change the Environment from <None> to Generic.
C. Dolby Home Theater to boost bass
1. Go to Start > All Programs > Dolby > Dolby Control Center > Dolby Control Center
2. Check Natural Bass.
For the bass boost level, there are 7 levels. Ranging from 1 being the extreme left, to 7 being the extreme right.
I would recommend the Bass boost between Level 1 to 3. Any higher would result in softer sound with muddy bass.
You may give a try on the Sound Space Expander. The sound becomes more diffuse, but less clear and loud. Therefore, I uncheck it. If you want to have virtual surround effect, refer to B - Optional part above.
Hope you enjoy this tweaks!
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