Originally Posted by cjp3
i would prefer a sub thats not so big.
Just saying when I post: there's only so much a consumer can do about size and then they end up hurting themselves as to what they want; deep, powerful bass.
In the spirit of your comment, the LV12R isn't a large box but if one has to go smaller, now they're into the complications smaller sealed boxes bring to the conversation such as the SVS, SB-1000 or the more capable, but more expensive, SVS, SB12-NSD. Personally, I'm a big fan of sealed body subwoofers but I'm also a fan of three or four subwoofers in a room.
I've found, that no matter what door to subwooferland one opens, there's always going be a little clown on the other side, holding a sign: "You Lose!" Because now you get into issues surrounding the thought of: gee, I wish I purchased 15" drivers instead of 12" drivers (I could have put them here) as now those 15" drivers are looking like a really sweet deal. And those who are familiar with 15" drivers are wishing they had a full set of 18" drivers and those with a set of 18" drivers are looking to DIY.
Well, that aside, now that you've dialed your single, compact 12" subwoofer system in one comes to find that due to familiarity, the little, itty-bitty 12" subwoofer system is leaving them wanting more and then buyer's remorse sets in as they start looking at and chastising themselves for getting such a small subwoofer when for a few dollars more, they could have had.......