Official Rythmik Audio Subwoofer thread - Page 674 - AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews
Baselworld is only a few weeks away. Getting the latest news is easy, Click Here for info on how to join the Watchuseek.com newsletter list. Follow our team for updates featuring event coverage, new product unveilings, watch industry news & more!


Forum Jump: 
 603Likes
Reply
 
Thread Tools
post #20191 of 20199 Old Today, 08:42 AM
AVS Special Member
 
artur9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: near philly
Posts: 1,198
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 277 Post(s)
Liked: 108
I looked over the website but didn't see if any of the subs came with a high pass output?
artur9 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #20192 of 20199 Old Today, 11:00 AM
AVS Special Member
 
enricoclaudio's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Houston
Posts: 1,477
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 277 Post(s)
Liked: 289
Quote:
Originally Posted by DonH50 View Post
Attached a plot comparing two vs. four subs (2 - 200 Hz, 5 dB grid). With four subs I was able to smooth out some room resonance issues, including a dip between 50 and 60 Hz and a big peak up around 120 Hz (sub crossover is set and 70 Hz so that big rise should not be happening; with four subs I was able to suppress and narrow-band it. The subs are hooked up as a mono group but claibrated in pairs. I did fool around with individual settings, but the pairs are symmetric so tweaking them as pairs worked fine. The second rear sub is slaved off the first in the final configuration.

More pictures showing final (for now) system response over on the XMC-1 thread: Emotiva XMC-1 Owners Only Thread I shall note that four subs allowed me to really dial in the overall system response and integration with the mains so I have the best sound I have had in years. Should have added them a while back but other things kept coming up.

I adjusted pre/pro gain so the plots mostly overlie; I did get a large boost in output by adding the rear pair (do not need it, though).

Now of course I wish I had XLR2 amps on my first pair of F12's but everything is working OK as-is. I was worried about ground loops sice the rear subs are on a totally differnt circuit but no problems (whether due to the balanced XLR connections or just luck I could not say). I really like having a trigger input on the subs! Saved me having to get a couple more X10 appliance modules to switch them on and off.

It was a lot of work (had a couple of vacation days I had to take; this used a substantial portion of them) but I am happy with the results. Some sonic issues I've been hearing seem gone now, probably due to a more even sound field and smoother frequency response for the whole system.

Happy, yes I am! Thanks Brian and Enrico! - Don
WOW.... -6dB @ 7Hz.. That's really impressive, Don!!! Good job
enricoclaudio is offline  
post #20193 of 20199 Old Today, 11:07 AM
AVS Special Member
 
enricoclaudio's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Houston
Posts: 1,477
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 277 Post(s)
Liked: 289
Quote:
Originally Posted by artur9 View Post
I looked over the website but didn't see if any of the subs came with a high pass output?
The F12 with A370PEQ amp comes with HPF out @ 80Hz. Also our XLR2 amp has HPF out (mono) via XLR fixed at 80Hz as well.
enricoclaudio is offline  
post #20194 of 20199 Old Today, 11:25 AM
Senior Member
 
meli's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: New York City
Posts: 267
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 26 Post(s)
Liked: 11
I'm in the market for a sub, but not sure which model I'd be happier with. I'm thinking either the LV12R or the F12. I'd be using the sub more for HT than music, say 80/20 split. I don't consider myself a bass head; I've never cared much about the room shaking while watching a movie. But I do like tight bass when listening to music.

My current speakers are Paradigm Studio 60's version 2, but in the next year or two I plan on upgrading. At this time, the Ascend Sierra Tower are at the top of my list.

My listening room (aka "the basement") is 14 x 27 feet with a drop ceiling 6.66 feet high. About 2517 cubic feet.

I'm not concerned about the price difference between the LV12R and the F12, but I'd be reluctant to spend more.

I'd welcome any suggestions as to which model (or any other) people may think I'd be happier with.
Thanks.
meli is online now  
post #20195 of 20199 Old Today, 11:33 AM
AVS Special Member
 
enricoclaudio's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Houston
Posts: 1,477
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 277 Post(s)
Liked: 289
Quote:
Originally Posted by meli View Post
I'm in the market for a sub, but not sure which model I'd be happier with. I'm thinking either the LV12R or the F12. I'd be using the sub more for HT than music, say 80/20 split. I don't consider myself a bass head; I've never cared much about the room shaking while watching a movie. But I do like tight bass when listening to music.

My current speakers are Paradigm Studio 60's version 2, but in the next year or two I plan on upgrading. At this time, the Ascend Sierra Tower are at the top of my list.

My listening room (aka "the basement") is 14 x 27 feet with a drop ceiling 6.66 feet high. About 2517 cubic feet.

I'm not concerned about the price difference between the LV12R and the F12, but I'd be reluctant to spend more.

I'd welcome any suggestions as to which model (or any other) people may think I'd be happier with.
Thanks.
In a room like that I would also consider the L22 which has more output than both, the LV12R and the F12.
meli likes this.
enricoclaudio is offline  
post #20196 of 20199 Old Today, 03:21 PM
Exclusively Servo
 
Rythmik's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Austin
Posts: 1,969
Mentioned: 5 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 116 Post(s)
Liked: 129
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrGoomba View Post
Just put an order in for an lv12r for my 18x15 room

Welcome to the family

The sub should arrive on Wed. You can then prep the sub with moderate playback for a few hours before enjoy the game.
Rythmik is online now  
post #20197 of 20199 Old Today, 03:41 PM
Member
 
MrGoomba's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 190
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 105 Post(s)
Liked: 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rythmik View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrGoomba View Post
Just put an order in for an lv12r for my 18x15 room

Welcome to the family

The sub should arrive on Wed. You can then prep the sub with moderate playback for a few hours before enjoy the game.
Awesome!

Will this be enough sub for that sized room? I do have accoustic panels.

Someday I will get another but should upgrade a few other components first
MrGoomba is online now  
post #20198 of 20199 Old Today, 06:56 PM
Member
 
MrGrey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 107
Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 40 Post(s)
Liked: 23
Mad Max: Fury Road Blu-Ray is freaking audio and movie perfection!.

anyone dare watch at reference?

i can't imagine what dual subs will sound and feel like.

Receiver - Sony STR-DH550
Front - Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-280F
Center
- Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-450C
Sub - Rythmik FV15HP
MrGrey is online now  
post #20199 of 20199 Old Today, 07:02 PM
AVS Special Member
 
gadgtfreek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 4,300
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 632 Post(s)
Liked: 673
I can almost guarantee Ill have mine at 0.0 master volume, but we will see.

Panasonic VT50 / Sony S7200
Denon AVR-4520CI
Klipsch RF-7II and RC-64II
Dual Rythmik FV15HP's
gadgtfreek is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers

Tags
f12g subwoofer , Rythmik , Rythmik Audio , Rythmik Audio F12 Direct Servo Subwoofer , Rythmik Audio F15 Subwoofer , servo sub



Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off