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lefthandluke's Avatar lefthandluke 08:51 AM 10-17-2013
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Originally Posted by Blackmambakila View Post

Could it depend on the room or calibration? Im just wondering because i was hitting 129dbs with my trinity the other day and that was just one trinity in a 4590sq foot room and even on pure concrete floor it was doing some damage to the foundation biggrin.gif i was just curious because mine sounds pretty strong but it does lack at 30hz and below.


the trinity is strong in the 20-25hz region, is -3db at 18hz and drops like lead below 16hz...tho I don't think I've hit 129db with two of them in my room!


I really like these subs, but DANG...i'd like to trade em up for a pair of triax subs today!!

Blackmambakila's Avatar Blackmambakila 08:59 AM 10-17-2013
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Originally Posted by lefthandluke View Post

the trinity is strong in the 20-25hz region, is -3db at 18hz and drops like lead below 16hz...tho I don't think I've hit 129db with two of them in my room!


I really like these subs, but DANG...i'd like to trade em up for a pair of triax subs today!!

I hit 129dbs with just one of them in a 4,590 cu ft room. It stayed from 126dbs-129dbs for a 30 second frequency sweep i ran off youtube. I havent measured anymore since the other day but i would love to get 2 triaxs too!
Blackmambakila's Avatar Blackmambakila 09:02 AM 10-17-2013
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Originally Posted by lefthandluke View Post

the trinity is strong in the 20-25hz region, is -3db at 18hz and drops like lead below 16hz...tho I don't think I've hit 129db with two of them in my room!


I really like these subs, but DANG...i'd like to trade em up for a pair of triax subs today!!

I cant seem to get mine strong in that 20-25hz range but anything above that its been a beast! I could probably adjust the calibration on it but i dont know how, all ive done is run the aud x32 eq on it from my denon receiver. How many trinitys do you have and how big is your room?
steve nn's Avatar steve nn 09:05 AM 10-17-2013
BLACK> In that case I'll find the Triax a suitable mate. biggrin.gif

cool.gif Say you didn’t get together with bass and JB trying to entice me to buy the Trin with them knowing I like the PR design did you?? Pretty high numbers.. I’m watching you Black! tongue.gifbiggrin.gif
Blackmambakila's Avatar Blackmambakila 09:28 AM 10-17-2013
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BLACK> In that case I'll find the Triax a suitable mate. biggrin.gif

cool.gif Say you didn’t get together with bass and JB trying to entice me to buy the Trin with them knowing I like the PR design did you?? Pretty high numbers.. I’m watching you Black! tongue.gifbiggrin.gif

Actually i didnt know you were a fan smile.gif the trinity was boomy at first because of corner placement but after running aud eq it cleaned up real nice and gain alot of output. I like the shape because it fits snug in corners. From 25hz and down it drops for me in output and im not sure if a mini dsp might fix that but i know with the Triax I should get all the low freq power ld ever want. By the way, its put cracks in the walls in both floors of this brand new house and knocks paint off the ceiling in my room which i have to clean off my tv stand all the time eek.gif
steve nn's Avatar steve nn 10:07 AM 10-17-2013
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Actually i didnt know you were a fan smile.gif the trinity was boomy at first because of corner placement but after running aud eq it cleaned up real nice and gain alot of output. I like the shape because it fits snug in corners. From 25hz and down it drops for me in output and im not sure if a mini dsp might fix that but i know with the Triax I should get all the low freq power ld ever want. By the way, its put cracks in the walls in both floors of this brand new house and knocks paint off the ceiling in my room which i have to clean off my tv stand all the time eek.gif

Oh I have no doubt! You’re running and much more substantial of a SW. I have a 15” option on the board now, but I really don’t need it since I’m flat down to 14 in a way smaller bedroom. 110dB peeks works for me. Not sure how far I could push it though? That being that, I need a project. Anyway a couple rooms ago I always had a hard time of it at around 25 on down because of it being so lossy, so I understand what you’re up against in that size room. Good call going for the Triax though, and then maybe a second?
Blackmambakila's Avatar Blackmambakila 11:10 AM 10-17-2013
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Oh I have no doubt! You’re running and much more substantial of a SW. I have a 15” option on the board now, but I really don’t need it since I’m flat down to 14 in a way smaller bedroom. 110dB peeks works for me. Not sure how far I could push it though? That being that, I need a project. Anyway a couple rooms ago I always had a hard time of it at around 25 on down because of it being so lossy, so I understand what you’re up against in that size room. Good call going for the Triax though, and then maybe a second?


After i get the triax setup and tested im going to see the reaction i get with dif locations from the trinity. If the trinity doesnt act rite in neither locations then ill jump on a 2nd triax. Problem in my room design is that theres one front corner that allows for full output, anywhere else in my room robs from sub output so being that i only have 1 good location im not sure about spending $3k for another sub if i dont have a good placement for it. There is the option of stacking 2 triaxs in my front corner and gaining +6dbs, not too worried about bass smoothing in that senerio because that corner alone pressurises the listening area without any problems. For now i like the trinity behind my seat because while the triax is at full potential in the front, the trinity can just rock the seats from behind to give viewers more of a in your face pounding! biggrin.gif
Homebrew101's Avatar Homebrew101 11:21 AM 10-17-2013
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I am picking up 2 of my 3 tomorrow afternoon.

Going to be a long day at work!

did you get a credit vs. shipping charges?

I know shipping is included but that has to be substantial savings for PSA if you pick them up
Reefdvr27's Avatar Reefdvr27 11:31 AM 10-17-2013
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Originally Posted by lefthandluke View Post

the trinity is strong in the 20-25hz region, is -3db at 18hz and drops like lead below 16hz...tho I don't think I've hit 129db with two of them in my room!


I really like these subs, but DANG...i'd like to trade em up for a pair of triax subs today!!
Put them on AVS classifieds. I have sold quite a bit stuff on there.
Blackmambakila's Avatar Blackmambakila 11:50 AM 10-17-2013
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Put them on AVS classifieds. I have sold quite a bit stuff on there.

That might be where ill be going soon
Bigotis's Avatar Bigotis 01:49 PM 10-17-2013
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I am warning future Triax owners get some help with this unit, my wife helped a little, really need 3 people. I will try and listen to it tonight and give some feedback. My wife was very gracious about the purchase, she doesn't realize another unit is coming in a couple weeks.
Bigotis's Avatar Bigotis 01:52 PM 10-17-2013

I'm not good at posting pictures, I'll post some more later, I picked mine up at the hub.
lefthandluke's Avatar lefthandluke 02:00 PM 10-17-2013
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How many trinitys do you have and how big is your room?




I have 2 trinity's, one on front wall and one on side wall...room is 14x24x8 with opening to the rest of the house.
Blackmambakila's Avatar Blackmambakila 02:25 PM 10-17-2013
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I have 2 trinity's, one on front wall and one on side wall...room is 14x24x8 with opening to the rest of the house.

Awesome! How do you like the dual setup you have with them? ill bet your rockin your house pretty good! biggrin.gif Not a bad sub setup thats been out for 7 years now. I was actually just about to buy 2 more trinities a few months ago and some members bere suggested i look into PSA. When I went to their website I saw an ad for the coming Triax and I was blown away. Needless to say I ordered one rite away and hopefully am about to receive it. When I called PSA they are very friendly and will give you all the details on any questions you have so I love their customer service. I also upgraded my receiver to a Denon 4520ci which can calibrate 2 individual subwoofers for you and got their latest 3313udci blueray player while im waiting. Even though it seems the Triax is a monster I still think the Trinity is a beast. How much more of a monster is the Triax, well im going to be finding out any day now eek.gif
Reefdvr27's Avatar Reefdvr27 03:02 PM 10-17-2013
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I am warning future Triax owners get some help with this unit, my wife helped a little, really need 3 people. I will try and listen to it tonight and give some feedback. My wife was very gracious about the purchase, she doesn't realize another unit is coming in a couple weeks.
I said this from day one!! I hope others follow what I said.
raynist's Avatar raynist 03:32 PM 10-17-2013
Picking up my Triax subs in 15 minutes. Super excited!
Blackmambakila's Avatar Blackmambakila 03:43 PM 10-17-2013
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Picking up my Triax subs in 15 minutes. Super excited!

Please tell us how it sounds when you can!! Good luck!!
raynist's Avatar raynist 04:52 PM 10-17-2013
I have tried to post a picture several times from my phone. I'm using the IMG tag from photo bucket but it's not working. Here is a direct link I'll post a better pic when I get home
Joshjp's Avatar Joshjp 04:55 PM 10-17-2013
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I said this from day one!! I hope others follow what I said.
I wounder if you can just take out the drivers to help out,but they are heavy to.
Tasdom's Avatar Tasdom 05:08 PM 10-17-2013
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I have tried to post a picture several times from my phone. I'm using the IMG tag from photo bucket but it's not working. Here is a direct link I'll post a better pic when I get home

http://i460.photobucket.com/albums/qq324/raynist/BD878EFB-5CC6-4F7C-9918-98358F6E9042-2191-0000021CA80F8D74_zpsbd6ff609.jpg

Here you go....

Tasdom's Avatar Tasdom 05:08 PM 10-17-2013
What's the appx. wait time if ordered today?
raynist's Avatar raynist 05:19 PM 10-17-2013
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Here you go....

Thanks for posting that. I'm not sure why I couldn't do that from my phone.

I'm guessing the wait time now is probably three weeks maybe. It's probably a good thing I couldn't pick up my third subwoofer today, I'm not sure would've fit in the van.
Saturn94's Avatar Saturn94 05:23 PM 10-17-2013
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Here you go....

Loving these pics. smile.gif
raynist's Avatar raynist 05:27 PM 10-17-2013
Tom and Jim showed me both the new driver and the old driver for the Triax. I'm not a driver expert but just by looking at them you can tell the new driver is more substantial. The new driver also feels like it weighs twice as much as the old.

Tom and Jim are really a couple of great guys.

It's really cool to be able to meet the guys who designed and brought the product to market.

I was able to see The empty Triax cabinet, many of the different available finishes, and able to compare the size of the Triax their other products.

Let me just say that this thing is a beast and I haven't even turned it on yet.

Tom and Jim must get a pretty crazy work out just moving around the cabinets and assembling these drivers into the cabinets

We're lucky to have these guys in this industry and I'm fortunate that I live close enough that I can stop up there and pick up my products in person and meet Tom and Jim.
Bigotis's Avatar Bigotis 05:37 PM 10-17-2013
I had a brief listening session tonight, watched WWW's, taped from direct tv, pod scene was effortless, knocked a large ornamental shell off a shelf about 40ft away, very smooth, no boominess, excited to get the 2nd to smooth things out. I had to use a cheater plug to get rid of a hum, previous sub in that position had no hum. My area is large, 6000 cubic ft or so. Anxious to see it tested, what a great value, thank you PSA.
Saturn94's Avatar Saturn94 05:50 PM 10-17-2013
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I had a brief listening session tonight, watched WWW's, taped from direct tv, pod scene was effortless, knocked a large ornamental shell off a shelf about 40ft away, very smooth, no boominess, excited to get the 2nd to smooth things out. I had to use a cheater plug to get rid of a hum, previous sub in that position had no hum. My area is large, 6000 cubic ft or so. Anxious to see it tested, what a great value, thank you PSA.

Thanks for the report. I have a similar size space, about 5500 ft3, and am waiting for my single Triax. Sounds like it had no problem in a space that size. smile.gif
Blackmambakila's Avatar Blackmambakila 06:08 PM 10-17-2013
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Originally Posted by raynist View Post

Tom and Jim showed me both the new driver and the old driver for the Triax. I'm not a driver expert but just by looking at them you can tell the new driver is more substantial. The new driver also feels like it weighs twice as much as the old.

Tom and Jim are really a couple of great guys.

It's really cool to be able to meet the guys who designed and brought the product to market.

I was able to see The empty Triax cabinet, many of the different available finishes, and able to compare the size of the Triax their other products.

Let me just say that this thing is a beast and I haven't even turned it on yet.

Tom and Jim must get a pretty crazy work out just moving around the cabinets and assembling these drivers into the cabinets

We're lucky to have these guys in this industry and I'm fortunate that I live close enough that I can stop up there and pick up my products in person and meet Tom and Jim.

Awesome! Wow I can't imagine hearing 3, that is insane! Can't wait to hear your reaction once you shake the neighborhood!
Blackmambakila's Avatar Blackmambakila 06:11 PM 10-17-2013
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I had a brief listening session tonight, watched WWW's, taped from direct tv, pod scene was effortless, knocked a large ornamental shell off a shelf about 40ft away, very smooth, no boominess, excited to get the 2nd to smooth things out. I had to use a cheater plug to get rid of a hum, previous sub in that position had no hum. My area is large, 6000 cubic ft or so. Anxious to see it tested, what a great value, thank you PSA.

Geez, 2? I feel left out, I only got 1! eek.gif There's going to be earthquakes everywhere soon!
raynist's Avatar raynist 07:14 PM 10-17-2013
I was able to get them out of the van with the help of a neighbor.

Luckily I have a refrigerator dolly and only have one step so it was pretty easy getting it in the house.

The only problem I ran into was that they were too wide to fit through the door and I had to take the door off.

The hardest part about moving/lifting these is that there isn't really anything to grab into (like a port) and they are obviously not square/rectangular.

They are just sitting in the gameroom now. I plan to put the sliders under them and out them in place in about 30 minutes.

Here is a pic of Triax serial number 1



Signed by Tom and Jim



Here is serial number 2



And waiting to be moves into place.


steve nn's Avatar steve nn 07:21 PM 10-17-2013
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Originally Posted by Bigotis View Post

I had a brief listening session tonight, watched WWW's, taped from direct tv, pod scene was effortless, knocked a large ornamental shell off a shelf about 40ft away, very smooth, no boominess, excited to get the 2nd to smooth things out. I had to use a cheater plug to get rid of a hum, previous sub in that position had no hum. My area is large, 6000 cubic ft or so. Anxious to see it tested, what a great value, thank you PSA.

COOL! That's great, good for you.

GREAT pics!
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