Subwoofer noob, $400 budget, single, dual?? - Page 7 - AVS Forum
Forum Jump: 
Reply
 
Thread Tools
post #181 of 182 Old 05-22-2013, 09:45 PM - Thread Starter
Advanced Member
 
csgamer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 670
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 26
My first actual subwoofer is going better than expected. I'm very pleased with the sound so far. My movie and music quality has both improved. I have set it up with 60hz crossover all around. Subwoofer nearfield, 3 feet away, sub output at 1 out of 10, phase 0. With the low output of 1 on the subwoofer, audyssey still puts negative 6.5db on auto setup.

I wasn't able to fully let the subwoofer go full blast because wife was home, LOL. But from mid level output, it sounded great. My memory foam mattress didn't shake but I didn't have it that loud. Tested lord of the rings trilogy, dark knight, war of the worlds. Even the surrounds seems improved on the attack of the clones beginning chase scene. Crossing all speakers over to the sub seemed to help a lot with clarity.

I tested some rock music as well. I wasn't expecting an improvement for music, but it has improved by a lot. Vocals and instruments sounded much clearer and my towers feel much more open and less congested. I can clearly hear an audible improvement. smile.gif Man, a subwoofer is so mandatory in my opinion. My center dialogue is oh so clear. LOL at MTM horizontal centers.

Now for some more pics. All speakers are naked. tongue.gif I got new drapes put up too. cool.gif


csgamer is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #182 of 182 Old 05-22-2013, 11:25 PM
Advanced Member
 
Done Deal DR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 650
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 15 Post(s)
Liked: 82
Congrats and glad you're happy with the purchase!

Home Theater Build in Progress (Contemporary living room, Klipsch RF-7 II 5.2 audio, Sony VPL-HW50ES Projector, Da-Lite 16:9 159" HP, recessed Mid Atlantic rack, etc)
Done Deal DR is offline  
Reply Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off