Originally Posted by rkdgator
Thanks Cel, that does look like a good deal. I also found the JBL ES150P for $214.99 shipped. Any thoughts on this one?
Still have not settled.................
I have not heard that model Energy subwoofer, nor the JBL. However, I do have the Mirage Prestige S10, which is the next model up in the Mirage/Energy duplicate subwoofer lines. I have been extremely happy with it for what I paid for it ($350 on special), although I'm getting close to upgrading.
Based on my experience with my sub and what I've read about the Energy S10.3/Mirage Omni S10, I would suspect that you can't buy a better
sub at that price. It doesn't seem like you could beat that deal--it's a fairly low price point--but there could be another sub that is better for your listening taste and use. You might read some reviews of the Omni S10 and Energy S10.3, but if I remember right from doing my research a few years ago, like the Prestige S10 that I have, that series also privileges a tighter, more focused bass over deeper, louder extension. Vanns has reviews of the Omni S10 and S8 with some Prestige S10 and S8 mixed in
. People seemed to really like the different subwoofers across the two lines.
Good luck with your choice
Update: part of the reason that unusual rebranding of the same subwoofer goes on with Energy and Mirage is that they are both owned by Klipsch, although the Mirage and Energy subwoofers do not appear to be duplicated in the Klipsch sub lines. There is a Mirage MM6 and MM8 subwoofer which is also duplicated in the Energy sub offerings, too.