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Looking to pressurize a 1200^3 ft room for cheap. I am looking at 2 Dayton SUB-1500 for $350. Any better suggestions for that much money?
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Hey all.

So I have a ZVOX 670 soundbase and a Vizio P50, and looking to get a decent sub for under $200.

I am completely clueless in audio related things, but the ZVOX has a sub output on the back. Is this the only way I'd be able to connect a sub? Or could I have two RCA cables from the sub to a single cable going to my ZVOX?

If the connection isn't an issue, what would you recommend? My room is a mere 12' x 14', so I do not need something super crazy. My primary focus is movies, but also a good amount of shows. Music is a very low priority.

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Hey all.

So I have a ZVOX 670 soundbase and a Vizio P50, and looking to get a decent sub for under $200.

I am completely clueless in audio related things, but the ZVOX has a sub output on the back. Is this the only way I'd be able to connect a sub? Or could I have two RCA cables from the sub to a single cable going to my ZVOX?

If the connection isn't an issue, what would you recommend? My room is a mere 12' x 14', so I do not need something super crazy. My primary focus is movies, but also a good amount of shows. Music is a very low priority.

Let me know if I left anything out, and have a good Christmas.


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What is your budget? All new subs connect using a single digital coax so your connections are good.
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What is your budget? All new subs connect using a single digital coax so your connections are good.


I'd prefer under $200, but maybe $250 could be my max. I won't buy it anytime soon now, but I like to do my research beforehand.


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I'd prefer under $200, but maybe $250 could be my max. I won't buy it anytime soon now, but I like to do my research beforehand.


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There are a few options at that price. I just bought two of these for my bedroom:

http://www.parts-express.com/dayton-...oofer--300-634

I will be getting them Tuesday so I will have a better impression then, but for the money, I think they will be hard to beat.
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There are a few options at that price. I just bought two of these for my bedroom:



http://www.parts-express.com/dayton-...oofer--300-634



I will be getting them Tuesday so I will have a better impression then, but for the money, I think they will be hard to beat.


Great, I was looking at the 12" variant. I've heard good things. I'll see how much room I actually have and pull the trigger. Thank you.


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It's soon to be upgrade time! I have a crappy PSW10, it's get surprisingly low but it's fairly sloppy and doesn't handle transients very well. 90% of the time the sub will be used for movies and gaming, but I won't rule out music. We're not critical listeners, but I like good, clean, tight BASS!!!! The room is about 1800 cubit feet 15' wide, 17' long and has a trapezoidal ceiling the raises from 5' to 9' with an 8' section in the middle that's flat. Looking around the BIC F12 gets lots of love from the budget minded folks, and it's available on Amazon for $209 The Bic Eviction series is available for about the same price. I'd like to 2 if one... is good, 2 must be better, right? The question now becomes is 2 BIC's going to be as good as 1 $400 sub? If I were to go with the BIC is the Eviction any better then the F12? It seems to have similar specs other then the red cone. I'm also fine with the DIY approach. I'd like to stay in the $400-$500 range at most.
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It's soon to be upgrade time! I have a crappy PSW10, it's get surprisingly low but it's fairly sloppy and doesn't handle transients very well. 90% of the time the sub will be used for movies and gaming, but I won't rule out music. We're not critical listeners, but I like good, clean, tight BASS!!!! The room is about 1800 cubit feet 15' wide, 17' long and has a trapezoidal ceiling the raises from 5' to 9' with an 8' section in the middle that's flat. Looking around the BIC F12 gets lots of love from the budget minded folks, and it's available on Amazon for $209 The Bic Eviction series is available for about the same price. I'd like to 2 if one... is good, 2 must be better, right? The question now becomes is 2 BIC's going to be as good as 1 $400 sub? If I were to go with the BIC is the Eviction any better then the F12? It seems to have similar specs other then the red cone. I'm also fine with the DIY approach. I'd like to stay in the $400-$500 range at most.
Check out the DIY board for advice on that option. $500 can go a long way with DIY. If you are willing to spend up to $500, definitely get a good ID sub over two budget subs. The RBH I-12 and SVS PB-1000 are both $500 and for your room would do well. I have multiple RBH and SVS subs and would go with the RBH I-12.
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+1 on the RBH, @MIX_MASTER_ICE suggested it and im still grateful. That sub rocks, literally my couch vibrates and it goes low. Note its quite big so hope you have the space for it.

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+1 on the RBH, @MIX_MASTER_ICE suggested it and im still grateful. That sub rocks, literally my couch vibrates and it goes low. Note its quite big so hope you have the space for it.
Man, that's one good looking sub. However it's not going to match anything I've got.... does it come in a satin or flat? All I saw was gloss.

How will 1 sub vrs 2 cover? I know sub frequencies are omni directional, but was looking at trying to get the most even coverage at the various listening positions. And of course, couch shaking is always a plus, bass should be felt as much as it's heard!
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Man, that's one good looking sub. However it's not going to match anything I've got.... does it come in a satin or flat? All I saw was gloss.
Yep its one of the finest subs ive seen. i think it comes in just gloss (black or red burl).

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How will 1 sub vrs 2 cover? I know sub frequencies are omni directional, but was looking at trying to get the most even coverage at the various listening positions. And of course, couch shaking is always a plus, bass should be felt as much as it's heard!
Mix will have to answer that, he has 4, i just have the 1, but two subs should smoothen out the bass.

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Dual subs, when well placed, can typically provide a smoother frequency response through a wider seating area.
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Hey Everyone,

I'm in the field for a sub at $200 or less ( a few bucks over is fine). So far from what I've looked at, the Bic F12 sounds like my best bet, but I've heard that they aren't great for music, which is what my system would be used for 50% of the time. Is there anything that sounds better at the price point? Not looking into the DIY approach. Live in an apartment, living room roughly only 11' X 12' . Don't worry about loudness being an issue because neighbors blast their stuff much more than I would consider appropriate on weekends. Building is full of other college students. As far as bass preference, I do enjoy that rumbly bass you can feel and just encapsulates the room. Carpet flooring and standard sheet rock style walls.

Thanks in advance!
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amazon has the sub12hg for $250 with free prime shipping

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Hey Everyone,

I'm in the field for a sub at $200 or less ( a few bucks over is fine). So far from what I've looked at, the Bic F12 sounds like my best bet, but I've heard that they aren't great for music, which is what my system would be used for 50% of the time. Is there anything that sounds better at the price point? Not looking into the DIY approach. Live in an apartment, living room roughly only 11' X 12' . Don't worry about loudness being an issue because neighbors blast their stuff much more than I would consider appropriate on weekends. Building is full of other college students. As far as bass preference, I do enjoy that rumbly bass you can feel and just encapsulates the room. Carpet flooring and standard sheet rock style walls.

Thanks in advance!
If the deal comes back again, Fry's had the Klipsch R-112SW for $220 in December. In the ~$200 range it can't be beat

However, that's if the deal ever comes back. Depends on if you can wait and take the chance or if you want something now
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If the deal comes back again, Fry's had the Klipsch R-112SW for $220 in December. In the ~$200 range it can't be beat

However, that's if the deal ever comes back. Depends on if you can wait and take the chance or if you want something now
whats the performance diff between the 112sw and the 12hg?

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whats the performance diff between the 112sw and the 12hg?
I've had both (have the 112sw currently) and although the specs show both at 24hz, the 112sw sounds better down low and also more punchy/tighter.

Also, the amp if I recall is a class D, which is better than the hybrid bash amp in the sub-12. Also, the R-112sw adds the option to go wireless with an add-on kit. And, it matches my klipsch reference speakers in color lol

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thanks! wonder how one would blend with my sub12 if i ever added it

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It's soon to be upgrade time! I have a crappy PSW10, it's get surprisingly low but it's fairly sloppy and doesn't handle transients very well. 90% of the time the sub will be used for movies and gaming, but I won't rule out music. We're not critical listeners, but I like good, clean, tight BASS!!!! The room is about 1800 cubit feet 15' wide, 17' long and has a trapezoidal ceiling the raises from 5' to 9' with an 8' section in the middle that's flat. Looking around the BIC F12 gets lots of love from the budget minded folks, and it's available on Amazon for $209 The Bic Eviction series is available for about the same price. I'd like to 2 if one... is good, 2 must be better, right? The question now becomes is 2 BIC's going to be as good as 1 $400 sub? If I were to go with the BIC is the Eviction any better then the F12? It seems to have similar specs other then the red cone. I'm also fine with the DIY approach. I'd like to stay in the $400-$500 range at most.
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Check out the DIY board for advice on that option. $500 can go a long way with DIY. If you are willing to spend up to $500, definitely get a good ID sub over two budget subs. The RBH I-12 and SVS PB-1000 are both $500 and for your room would do well. I have multiple RBH and SVS subs and would go with the RBH I-12.
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+1 on the RBH, @MIX_MASTER_ICE suggested it and im still grateful. That sub rocks, literally my couch vibrates and it goes low. Note its quite big so hope you have the space for it.

Reburg99... you want a musical sub that can hit as lower than the psw10, while being budget friendly. RBH has been mentioned already and I second that. Someone in the EMP/RBH thread compared his svs pc12+ to the e1010i dual 10" sub and said they sounded VERY similar. The sound quality was pretty much identical, but the svs hit lower. In my room its around 26-27hz before they fall off, but it's pretty large and it's not in a corner. Also, they look incredible! The i-12 looks to hit a little lower, but takes up more depth and is around $500. The PB-1000 at that price is a known solid sub too.

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If things work out, I'm going to try to get CrazyCramers ultimax 15 and iNuke. If not maybe a e1010 in my future?...
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