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Is the NXG Technology NX-BAS-500 12" more accurate than the Dayton Audio SUB-1200?


From my perspective it was.

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From my perspective it was.
Why do you say it was? Did the NXG got worse or the Dayton Audio better?
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Why do you say it was? Did the NXG got worse or the Dayton Audio better?
Probably because it is. Why would it need to be any reason like that?
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Probably because it is. Why would it need to be any reason like that?
I don't understand your point. When you measure accuracy why one sub can't be more accurate than another? If that isn't a reason that makes sense then which one does makes sense? If one sub isn't more accurate than another then why are so many different brands and prices? I'm just asking a simple question because the NXG doubles the Dayton in price. I demand that it also doubles the accuracy. If it doesn't then there's no point to be more expensive.
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The NXG is more accurate from the factory. There is no transformation taking place.
As far as I know its not something you can measure. You simply hear it. Expecting twice the accuracy for twice the price is unrealistic.
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Have you heard both of them so you can compare them and tell me the differences in more detail?
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Have you heard both of them so you can compare them and tell me the differences in more detail?
No
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If the confusion is over the word "was", it's because he didn't keep either sub, Jim wrote the reviews for both.

http://www.hometheatershack.com/foru...er-review.html

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If the confusion is over the word "was", it's because he didn't keep either sub, Jim wrote the reviews for both.

http://www.hometheatershack.com/foru...er-review.html

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Now that makes sense. It was more accurate because he don't have it anymore. I didn't knew that fact because I found this forum just a few months ago and I don't come here too often. So this resulted in crucial info to decide for the NXG over the Dayton. Thanks to everybody for your attention.
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Now I'm confused. What just happened?

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looking for help to setup my receiver and sub settings

I m newbie to home theater stuff. Find my system details below.

Klipsh Quintet V
Yamha RX V577
NXG-NAS 500

Need help in setting up the crossover and other settings in my receiver.

My room size is 11'× 16.2'

I hooked the receivers subwoofer preout to NXG-NAS 500's R or LFE. Also based on discussion in this thread, set my crossover to Max in Subwoofer and sound to 3/4 intially and ran the YPA0. Got the W-1 out of phase and W-3 Level error from YPA0 which i ignored.

Find the below settings which YPAO recommended from my reciever.

Front,center and surround set to Large
Crossover : 60HZ
Front L :0.0dB
Front R : 0.0dB
Center : +1.5dB
Surround L +8.5dB
Surround R ; +4.0dB
Subwoofer : -10.00 dB

I couldnt hear any bass from reciever. so i changed the front, center and surround speaker sizes to small and cross over settings to 120HZ in receiver as recommended by Klipsh, also increased the subwoofer level to 0.0dB from -10.00dB in receiver but still i feel some kind of boomy sound in some music videos.

Please help me in setting up the cross over and other settings. I listen to both music and movie.

Appreciate your help in advance.

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I m newbie to home theater stuff. Find my system details below.

Klipsh Quintet V
Yamha RX V577
NXG-NAS 500

Need help in setting up the crossover and other settings in my receiver.

My room size is 11'× 16.2'

I hooked the receivers subwoofer preout to NXG-NAS 500's R or LFE. Also based on discussion in this thread, set my crossover to Max in Subwoofer and sound to 3/4 intially and ran the YPA0. Got the W-1 out of phase and W-3 Level error from YPA0 which i ignored.

Find the below settings which YPAO recommended from my reciever.

Front,center and surround set to Large
Crossover : 60HZ
Front L :0.0dB
Front R : 0.0dB
Center : +1.5dB
Surround L +8.5dB
Surround R ; +4.0dB
Subwoofer : -10.00 dB

I couldnt hear any bass from reciever. so i changed the front, center and surround speaker sizes to small and cross over settings to 120HZ in receiver as recommended by Klipsh, also increased the subwoofer level to 0.0dB from -10.00dB in receiver but still i feel some kind of boomy sound in some music videos.

Please help me in setting up the cross over and other settings. I listen to both music and movie.

Appreciate your help in advance.

Thanks
You have done everything right. Except you need to rerun YPAO until it sets the sub to around -3. -10 is the maximum displayed so it may actually be -16 or something.
After that set all speakers to Small. Xover to 120. And tweak the sub volume AT THE SUB.
The boominess may also be due to placement of the sub. Have you tried moving it around?
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You have done everything right. Except you need to rerun YPAO until it sets the sub to around -3. -10 is the maximum displayed so it may actually be -16 or something.
After that set all speakers to Small. Xover to 120. And tweak the sub volume AT THE SUB.
The boominess may also be due to placement of the sub. Have you tried moving it around?
Thanks for your input.

I ran the YPAO so many times, the best it can come up with is -5dB for Sub and even for that i have to reduce the volume in Sub less than 3. YPAO came up with the below recommendations

Front L :0.0dB
Front R ; +2.0dB
Center : +0.5dB
Surround L + +5.0dB
Surrond R : +6.0dB
Sub : -5.0dB

I tweaked the volume after this in sub but still i am not getting good music listening experience. I moved the sub around but still im getting the boominess. Is there anything i need to do?

Appreciate your help.

Thanks
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Now I'm confused. What just happened?
He read your statement as meaning the NXG was (used to be) more accurate than the Dayton. Due to that, he was trying to understand what changed over time to make it lose accuracy.
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ok i will do that ..thanks.....
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Connect to LFE. Set crossover all the way up. Set volume at about halfway. Run Audyssey.
hey bond 007 i did rerun the audyssey and it now set the sub level to a -12.0....i know this isnt right so do i have to rerun again..and will this do anything ..or can i just bump up the level....so what is the normal level i should be looking for ...thanks......my other sub was at a + 5.5
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hey bond 007 i did rerun the audyssey and it now set the sub level to a -12.0....i know this isnt right so do i have to rerun again..and will this do anything ..or can i just bump up the level....so what is the normal level i should be looking for ...thanks......my other sub was at a + 5.5
Yes that is too high. You should run the first chirp of the audysey then check the sub trim. Then adjust the sub gain until you get -3db to -6db and then do the whole mic audysey posotion.
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Yes that is too high. You should run the first chirp of the audysey then check the sub trim. Then adjust the sub gain until you get -3db to -6db and then do the whole mic audysey posotion.
not getting what you mean here...sub trim...sub gain..ect....sorry....thanks...
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not getting what you mean here...sub trim...sub gain..ect....sorry....thanks...
sub trim is what the result from the audysey. sub gain is where you can adjust the gain knob from the subwoofer.

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sub trim is what the result from the audysey. sub gain is where you can adjust the gain knob from the subwoofer.
couldnt i just maually raise the level from -12.0 to -3.0...or should i lower the volume on the sub and try it again.....what you think
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Just to report in. Been punishing my nxg for a good while now. Had heart surgery so everyday it's getting a workout as I have nothing else to do. It is performing flawlessly. Still love and would recommend this sub. Wondering which one Jman would recommend this or the bic he reviewed still very happy with my purchase.
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Just to report in. Been punishing my nxg for a good while now. Had heart surgery so everyday it's getting a workout as I have nothing else to do. It is performing flawlessly. Still love and would recommend this sub. Wondering which one Jman would recommend this or the bic he reviewed still very happy with my purchase.
That very topic came up just a few weeks ago, and this is what I had to say in response.

I'm very sorry to hear about your surgery. I hope you get back on your feet real soon. I'm glad the subwoofer has made the situation a bit more tolerable!

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