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8040 dip switches

phye, modified 4 Years ago.

8040 dip switches

Youngling Posts: 2 Join Date: 6/23/14 Recent Posts

This might have been asked a thousand times but I've done some searches and just cannot find the simple answer but I might be a bit thick.

On my 8040 there are 3 sets of white switches on a red background. Corresponding to Roll off, Bass Tilt, Treble Tilt. Desktop is 4 switch of the roll off group??

In the Quick guide I see some suggested settings for different environment but still I cannot deduce which switch setting stands for which curve of the respected groups.

1 switch up the rest down? Curve 1? but there are only 4 curves and all switches down must mean neutral? or is that curve 1? 

I would love someone te explain.

jani-oksanen, modified 4 Years ago.

RE: 8040 dip switches

Jedi Master Posts: 449 Join Date: 3/30/17 Recent Posts


Genelec monitors have always been individually tested and adjusted for a flat frequency response in an anechoic room before leaving the factory. When used in the real world, however, room and placement needs to be taken into account. That is why Genelecs for decades have had DIP switches. If you just leave all switches off, the monitor has a flat on-axis frequency response in an anechoic room, or standing free outside; but it most likely won't provide anywhere near a flat response when used in a room or studio. I have made this picture below to explain the meaning of each DIP-switches. I hope you find it useful!


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