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Ever since I read this at work I've been dying to get home and lightly press on the driver to see if it scratches.... Glad to report nothing of the sort.

Also a new tip of the day sounds great, you know, for those of is with measly 3lb brains.
I can gurantee there is nothing wrong with your subs. I have worked mine like $2 whores and they are flawless. They will take much mkre abuse then Tom leads on. He is just being conservative so the customer does not get upset when he does not cover a warranty claim for sine wave testing. That being said stick to REW sweeps and lay off the steady state tones.
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I run my four XV15SEs dual corner stacked upfront L&R at about 7dB hot and my pant legs are flapping and I feel like I just got a face lift every time I've watched a BD movie. These subs have about 12 hours of playing time on them as I've spent a month trying to find the right location for them and the solution was right in front of my eyes. It's also tough since I just had my second total hip replacement surgery July 1st. These are just quick setups manually with SPL meter and test tones. Will calibrate and dial them in soon. Also getting ready ( I am a patient man Tom and Jim) for my signature series autographed by Tom Vohanel and Jim Farina serial #1 made in the USA exclusively for Jeffrey L Nordi.. Lots to do yet but it just keeps getting better and better, I wanted to sell the four (or trade ) XV15SEs for dual XV30FSEs because I've been trying to duplicate the 30s sound as this is the only sub that has not taken residence in my home, thanks to Jim I decided to keep the Four15s dual stacked as they still have four drivers and each driver has more amp power per driver than the XV30, again thanks yo my friend Jim for this. I can honestly say that this an addiction, I am a recovering alcoholic with lot of sober time but with PSA subs and speakers it is difficult, I should start a SSA meeting (subwoofers speakers anonymous), problem is I won't stop using.
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I can gurantee there is nothing wrong with your subs. I have worked mine like $2 whores and they are flawless. They will take much mkre abuse then Tom leads on. He is just being conservative so the customer does not get upset when he does not cover a warranty claim for sine wave testing. That being said stick to REW sweeps and lay off the steady state tones.
Haha thanks! I'll have to download REW sometime and possibly get mic... Along with mini dsp... So much to do.
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Haha thanks! I'll have to download REW sometime and possibly get mic... Along with mini dsp... So much to do.
So few things to buy, so much money... scratch that, reverse it. LOL
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Unreal man, 6 days after the amp in my xv15se locked up, I got my replacement. It lasted less than 10 minutes. Same exact issue as the first one. This is extremely frustrating. =/
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The Triax has shipped with only one driver model. The 15" *Q* variant from Scott Atwell(Fi). We are always experimenting with different ideas but at the moment we don't have any set plans to change the Triax design.

The original driver we had planned for the Triax never worked out due to vendor issues (incompetence).

Comparing the current SE drivers to the "incomp" drivers that we never used......the SE drivers do measure better in the Triax design.


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So how do the current SE drivers compare to the current drivers used in the Triax?

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soooo torn if I should keep xs15 or upgrade to xv15....

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soooo torn if I should keep xs15 or upgrade to xv15....

Summer of Bass man... The worst thing that could happen is you like it better and have to sell the XS15.

Or you could keep it and make a separate 2.1 music system.

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Unreal man, 6 days after the amp in my xv15se locked up, I got my replacement. It lasted less than 10 minutes. Same exact issue as the first one. This is extremely frustrating. =/
That's not good. So sorry to hear about your misfortune. I wonder what's causing the issue with the amps. I have had my XV15se running for close to three months and haven't experienced any problems. I hope PSA hasn't made any changes to the amps they've been using.
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soooo torn if I should keep xs15 or upgrade to xv15....
That's a tough one. But I can tell you that the XV15 is a real nice sub.
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That's not good. So sorry to hear about your misfortune. I wonder what's causing the issue with the amps. I have had my XV15se running for close to three months and haven't experienced any problems. I hope PSA hasn't made any changes to the amps they've been using.
It's a frustrating situation, but Tom is incredibly prompt and courteous. He thinks it's a driver issue and is just going to replace the sub. That's two straight weekends he has answered email on a Saturday or Sunday.
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Summer of Bass man... The worst thing that could happen is you like it better and have to sell the XS15.

Or you could keep it and make a separate 2.1 music system.

I dont' have to sell anything. Its a new unit. With summer of bass I ship it back at no charge and pay the difference to step up. I do like the footprint of the XS though... Gonna have to keep testing with movies.


What kind of decibel correction do most of you use after Audyssey does it's thing?

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I dont' have to sell anything. Its a new unit. With summer of bass I ship it back at no charge and pay the difference to step up. I do like the footprint of the XS though... Gonna have to keep testing with movies.


What kind of decibel correction do most of you use after Audyssey does it's thing?
Personally I usually run it about 2.5 to 3 hotter than what Audyssey sets it at.
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It's a frustrating situation, but Tom is incredibly prompt and courteous. He thinks it's a driver issue and is just going to replace the sub. That's two straight weekends he has answered email on a Saturday or Sunday.
I don't think Tom ever leaves PSA headquarters. He has always answered my emails when ever I have sent them regardless of the day of the week or the time of day for that matter. I can't say enough about PSA customer service. It's top notch through and through.
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I dont' have to sell anything. Its a new unit. With summer of bass I ship it back at no charge and pay the difference to step up. I do like the footprint of the XS though... Gonna have to keep testing with movies.


What kind of decibel correction do most of you use after Audyssey does it's thing?
I think that depends on the volume of your room, and listening levels. I listen 10db or more below reference in a large room. I like the bass about 8db hot.
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I dont' have to sell anything. Its a new unit. With summer of bass I ship it back at no charge and pay the difference to step up. I do like the footprint of the XS though... Gonna have to keep testing with movies.


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I think that depends on the volume of your room, and listening levels. I listen 10db or more below reference in a large room. I like the bass about 8db hot.
I agree with these guys. It depends on your room. Tom recommended starting at 3 - 5 dB hotter initially. Just remember not to go above 0dB.

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