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post #1621 of 1627 Old 04-02-2015, 11:38 PM
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Use star trek or Star Wars for a test.

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Also: "Elysium" and "Gravity" among others, feature extended scenes with loud-ish sub 30Hz content. Not just explosions, which makes it easier to tell the more subtle effects the sub add to your system.

The opening titles from "Day after tomorrow" contains a couple of nice sub bass transients with a large dynamic range (the big drum). This will be clearly audible with capable full-range speakers. But with a good sub added, it will shake your windows and make you jump you from your seat.
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Will call SVS when they're open tomorrow, but I'm freaking out--and maybe I'll get a response tonight?

So I lost all sound out of my PB-2000. I run an Onkyo 805, and a miniDSP 2x4 unbalanced. Removed the miniDSP for testing--still no sound. However, very briefly I could get "fits" of sound by not rotating, but "jiggling" the gain knob on the sub. Does that makes sense? Tried the whole range from 7 o'clock to 5o'clock.

Same for what appeared to be a fully seated RCA cable to the LFE input. Swapped the cable (was it bad?), still no improvement.

Took a resistance reading of both cables on a multimeter--they're good. Checked the AVR output--it measured 0.9V playing a -3dBFS 60Hz tone directly to the sub with AVR main volume at 0.

I have a dog-**** hand-me-down sub that functions just fine off the same output. I know this really seems like my PB-2000 died/went defective, but the "comes back with jiggling" confuses me. At least it did--the jiggling does nothing now... The sub was purchased 11 months ago.

Does this happen? Is this a thing?

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Did you get a reply from SVS? Any updates on your situation? Sounds like something failed or is failing in the amp. It happens. I am sure SVS will take care of you.
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Did you get a reply from SVS? Any updates on your situation? Sounds like something failed or is failing in the amp. It happens. I am sure SVS will take care of you.
Yes, spoke with SVS and they are sending me out a new amp section. Will report back on the result...
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Heads up i do not have a question.

I ordered my SB-2000 last Thursday on sale for Memorial Weekend from the outlet. The package arrived two days ago. Of course i was so excited and compared to my ported Paradigm PDR10 i turned the gain way up and played some loud music and scenes to finally listen to this sub i had wanted for 6 months. After my initially session i am adjusting to the lack of boom and I keep turning down the gain of this sub. This sub is solid, while my previous sub would have boom, now i have a good LFE sound and i feel it much more. It is definitely cleaner and tighter and while my Paradigm was solid it was an entry level sub that i should have never have settled for because i knew i wanted something more.

My setup is currently in my open concept main floor which is a kitchen and living room. I bet the sound will get better when we carpet the basement where the home theater will go which is not open concept and has sound dampening in the ceiling.
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Yes, spoke with SVS and they are sending me out a new amp section. Will report back on the result...
So I got the amp section, and after borrowing a suction tile-lifter from work (later learned a nail would have sufficed) I got the defective plate out and the new one in. Only 3 connections to make-quite simple really.

Sub again works like a charm. Great service.
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