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Hello, all you Rythmik types out there. After some research, I have decided to go with a Rythmik sub. But which one?
I have just purchased all the POLK LSIM line with the 707's as my mains.
So which Rythmik do I need? I am looking for accuracy and a visceral home theatre experience. Not looking for a boomy rap experience; the room is about 18 x 24, open to the dining room on one side along with the staircase upstairs.
I've decided it's definitely one of the 15" subs; hoping I don't have to spend the $1500 on the top end dual sealed, but if that's what I've gotta do... I will also be listening to music (AC/DC and the like).
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for the room, you don't have a 18x24 space. I have a similar layout and found two FV15hp work pretty good to pressurize my 1700 sq house. I bought rythmic to match with my polk 705 as well. The sub has great sound quality to match the speakers, just be prepared to need two subs do to your rooms layout.
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There is a B-stock E15HP piano black with black cone and H600PEQ3 amp available in the clearance area for $1214, but thats still ~$300 more than the L22 and F12 you're looking at. Could you sell the Sony to make up the difference?
I just purchased this exact sub today hopefully it gets here this week. Now i need to read up on how to set this bad boy up with my yamaha rxa2040. Seems like ypao and subs don't work well together .

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I see a MiniDSP in your future. Just ask @citsur .

Wait...nevermind, citsur has a Pioneer.

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Seems like ypao and subs don't work well together .
Not necessarily. Theres a lot of bias and ignorance in these threads.
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I just purchased this exact sub today hopefully it gets here this week. Now i need to read up on how to set this bad boy up with my yamaha rxa2040. Seems like ypao and subs don't work well together .


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I see a MiniDSP in your future. Just ask @citsur .



Wait...nevermind, citsur has a Pioneer.


Yeah I was going to say that although I have a pioneer, I just went down the road of buying a mini DSP 2x4 HD and a UMIK-1 microphone and spent a good 2 months learning, calibrating, learning more, re-calibrating, learning more, re- well you get the point. I just got it how I like it and will be leaving it how it is for a while. If your into learning about frequency response, parametric equalization, LFE reproduction, and fine tuning the sub, I highly recommend this route. Yeah it was about $275 for the equipment, but it's so worth it. And I love that I'm very confident in my ability to use these tools and understand the results.

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Receiver:Pioneer Elite VSX-44
Fronts: B&W 684 S1 — Center: B&W CM Center S2
Surrounds: B&W 685 S1 — Subwoofer: Rhythmic FV15HP
Rear Surrounds: Polk Audio T15 — Front Heights: Polk Audio T15
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Side note: this came today - paid $11 on eBay. Excited to watch the whole thing with the FV15HP! The demo clip from one of the bass demos was amazing.




My Current "Living Room" Home Theater!
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Receiver:Pioneer Elite VSX-44
Fronts: B&W 684 S1 — Center: B&W CM Center S2
Surrounds: B&W 685 S1 — Subwoofer: Rhythmic FV15HP
Rear Surrounds: Polk Audio T15 — Front Heights: Polk Audio T15
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Side note: this came today - paid $11 on eBay. Excited to watch the whole thing with the FV15HP! The demo clip from one of the bass demos was amazing.



I have the 3D version on order from Germany.
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Well, Rythmic got my F12 back today. Had a small blemish on one of the corners due to trying to place between the wall and couch it scraped on the wall. Ascend got the center cabinet back today but have not heard from them. Either way, my FV15HP should be shipping very soon.
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Yeah looks like 100hz gives me a real bad crossover dip and spike, so went back to 80hz. This is 1/6 smoothed, but it doesn't look half bad.



This is with the sub +3 from the -6 MCACC put it at. It's a nice 9-10db boost from 13hz-70hz.

Here is Channel 4 - LFE



Too bad I can't listen until tomorrow! Watched a couple episodes of Stranger Things with the wife earlier tonight, not a ton of bass, but there were some pretty cool parts where even at relatively lower volumes, (-20 from reference), we could feel the couch pulsing. Cool! OH I also forgot to mention I picked up a second pair of Polk T15s today for my rear surrounds. So now the front heights and rear surrounds are all the same Polk T15. Kind of a funny story. When I bought the first pair at best buy on 8/14, they were $69.99. Today I went to best buy to return a cord i didn't need (from same time I bought the first T15 pair), and the T15s today were $99 (even on Amazon!). So I went to do the return and purchase and the customer service guy noticed the price I paid for them on 8/14 from the receipt - and took $30 off for me on this pair! Anyways, thought I would share - first time I got lucky like that at Best Buy. $30 is $30...
Is this what you finally settled on?

I found a mild house curve myself, starting at my 90Hz crossover point and ending at 30Hz, where I shelved the response. Flatter sounded flabby in the mid to upper bass and steeper was sounding ominous with everything on the low end.




UN46EH6030 Calibration/Settings
Samsung UN46EH6030; Yamaha HTR-3066, SVS Prime Bookshelf Mains and Prime Center, Sony Core Bookshelf (SS-CS5) Side Surrounds, Rythmik LV12R; PS4, Xbox One, Motorola RNG150N
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UN46EH6030 Calibration/Settings
Samsung UN46EH6030; Yamaha HTR-3066, SVS Prime Bookshelf Mains and Prime Center, Sony Core Bookshelf (SS-CS5) Side Surrounds, Rythmik LV12R; PS4, Xbox One, Motorola RNG150N
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