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post #31 of 42 Old 05-17-2012, 07:47 AM
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cool, those are a lot better. so the drop under 30Hz is more like 6 dB. I would definite prefer to run it with one port open to get flatter extension if it was me.

Keep in mind it was a different tester than the SVS. I'm not sure which mode those numbers came from.
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The numbers from the PB12-NSD test and the VTF15h test can not really be compared. If you want to see why, look at the numbers that Paul Apollonio and Josh Ricci came out with with the Rythmik FV15HP, the same exact unit and different results. From this I would say that Paul's measurements should only be used to compare with his own testing, and likewise with Josh's. Regardless, there is no doubt the VTF15h will have a lot more output. These subs aren't really in the same class, the VTF is more comparable with the PB12-Plus. The VTF2 or VTF3 is the PB12-NSD's proper competition.
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The VTF2 or VTF3 is the PB12-NSD's proper competition.

Agree. But the poster is wondering if the VTF is going to be worth $300 more to him. I would say yes, but at a huge cost (not only money, but possible hassle importing and warranty)

OP, I'm feeling that you really want the Hsu more, so that's what you should get.

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Agree. But the poster is wondering if the VTF is going to be worth $300 more to him. I would say yes, but at a huge cost (not only money, but possible hassle importing and warranty)

OP, I'm feeling that you really want the Hsu more, so that's what you should get.

Haha yeah I think you are right.

The HSU will be a one time solution for me and I cant see myself looking at an upgrade any time soon.

I havent seen anyone who has a bad word to say about them and I do like the idea of it being able to supply ample bass without stress in my room size.
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Regardless I will be making my decision in the next 3 days and purchasing.

I actually have money down on the new Velodyne EQ-Max 15 but have since decided to pull out on it - hence looking at these other 2 models.

I will update once I have purchased and let you know what I went with. Just waiting to see what the AUD does in the next couple of days!
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In a small seating space like you have the SVS cylinder subs would be a worthy option to consider since the box subs will take up a lot of your floor space.
How much space is behind the center wall ?? The sub has to take care of that too even though it is not in the listening area.

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There is a dining room that is roughly the same dimensions.
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Well guys I have decided to go for the PB12-NSD, simply because I can get it locally, quickly and because warranty wont be a pain in the ass if anything happens to it.

I am going to go for corner placement too so it should yield plenty of low extension for my room size.

Thanks to all that helped. I will be sure to take a pic and let you know my impressions once it arrives.
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...since there were no post for 14 days i thought id ask this....should i get 1 or 2 of the PB12-NSD's?....here is my situation....14'x15'x8' w/ plastered walls ( not drywall) and plastered ceiling...carpeted floor over wood above a basement....one 36" arched opening (no door)...Reciever is Pio vsx-1122 7.2...speakers are 4x~fs-51 lr...1x~c21...listening to 75% HT-movies/TV, 25% music...thanks for any help!
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1 should be enough beerhunt

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thanks for responding wardrive...im not familiar with audio systems and was wondering also about how often these companies raise prices. I may want to get two sw's n case i move into a bigger house within 3-4 years from now! BUT! I don't want to spend money needlessly!
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they don't usually raise prices often, but they do revise them from time to time (either cosmetics or improvements or both). Getting two is not a bad idea if you want to stay with two identical subs


by getting two right away, you'll immeidately get the benefit of improved sound quality that dual subs offers (and that's not wasting money needless at all)

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