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I have a few questions, as I just bought an F12 and have been messing around with the settings to figure out what is optimal.

I was advised on this forum to keep the sub volume at 2-3 (out of 10) on the dial. If I do that an run the calibration on my Sony receiver, it puts the sub to +6 dB (max is +10 dB on this receiver).

Now I am reading that this is wrong? And that I am running the sub too hard (I am assuming that's what running the sub hot means).

So should I turn the volume on the subwoofer itself up? Maybe to 5/10 and then re-run the calibration? And see if it's closer to 0?

I actually turned it down to +3 dB on the receiver because I don't think +6 is necessary.
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I have both the SVS SB-1000 & SVS PB-1000.

I started with SB1000 and really liked it - still do. It hits hard and does shake the room often. However, I had heard the PB1000 was more powerful and would offer a lower bass at 19hz so ordered that also with the idea to sell the SB1000.

After much testing i couldn't/can't really tell the difference between the two to any degree to say one is better than the other. That was a surprise. I had thought the PB would overshadow the SB

Although one is ported and one sealed; in the end (and to those i have shown also to get 2nd, 3rd opinions); these two subs seem to have more in common than not.

Also, contrary to what i had read; i have mixed both together (one at front on 0 and one at back on 180; both set on -1 db, both on 2 o'clock). I do not hear any bad/negative bass cancellation or any issues whatsoever mixing these 2 subs; that would warrant me only using one at a time, or thinking it was a bad mixture. Those with far better ability at hearing the differences/negatives may disagree if they listened of course. So these 2 points may seem a surprise to some; but it is my experience and may help others looking into these subs. In the end i think your ears are more important than SBL meters etc; and this is why i am using both as a set - they sound good to me and my guests!
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