Just an update for anyone who was following my subwoofer drama a few pages back, I re-ran audio calibration with the readjusted setting on the gain dial set to the 2 o'clock position (or in my case, half way between 1 and 2 o'clock as the 2 position got me up to around 90db and I thought that was a tad hot). After carefully running Audyssey and checking levels with an SPL meter, I bumped up the bass 3db in the AVR and movies are much better, with greatly improved presence and impact. I'm getting more of that slam factor now, which is very enjoyable. However, for music, things are better, but still pretty lean. I'm not sure why, but hey, getting 50% of what I want is better than bass response sucking all around, right? Thanks to all who chimed in and did their best to help. Much appreciated.