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Old 03-10-2014, 09:40 AM
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Hands down dual Pioneer SW-8's.....

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Have now, two SubM HP's.

If I were to design a money-no-object purpose built theater, I'd probably go with a crazy infinite baffle. Divided room-within-a-room for the IB (or dig a sub-basement) having an exit at catercorner 1/4 wave points of each wall. So, four exits total, each with an opposed manifold having 8 of those 24" SI drivers (4x2). That should be pretty sick, 32 24" drivers in IB -- think I'd never need to upgrade, lol. Of course, the room would probably be large, and I'd spend all my other pennies sealing it off from the world as best as possible to contain every bit of that bass pressure, lol.
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I would do 4 PSA Triax's. This would be for my bonus room above the garage which is currently unfinished. The plan is for it to be a dedicated theater room in about 5 years. The room would be sealed and 14' X 22' X 8' but with the angled ceiling down to about 4' high.
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My room can only accommodate two JTR S1's... I believe structurally it's a bit too much, as I do have various drywall and foundation cracks.
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I already have 3 SubMersive HP's and I'm really happy with them...but I would like to see what Nathan Funk could do for me if money was no object. I have always admired his designs.
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Just a fun thread to see what everyone would choose if money were not an object.  Choose something that would be realistic as far as size goes for your space that you would actually want to have, and what you have now.

I currently have(enroute), a PSA XS30.

Cost no object, with what I know now, I would possibly opt for a pair of Seaton Submersives in a dark espresso finish.

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If money were no object and I still had a little restraint left biggrin.gif it would be x2 Ken Kreisel Quattro DXD12012 stacks front and rear , I currently have a single frown.gif but a second is coming biggrin.gif


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A dozen or more LMS5400, sealed and with lots of QA4004 amps to drive them and a sufficiency of DSP and placed carefully to smooth response.
However, as I already have 56 litres of swept displacement, I'll stick with what I have and be happy for the time being.
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Hmmm...maybe a pair of Paradigm SUB 2s. cool.gif
Me too.
My Sub1 effortly gives me all I want in my large L shaped room so a couple of Sub2's would be eek.gif
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In my room I would go 8 SI-24's in my baffle wall but for now I will settle for 8 IB3's, but 4 more coming soon.

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In my room I would go 8 SI-24's in my baffle wall but for now I will settle for 8 IB3's, but 4 more coming soon.

How bout some pics of your setup?  Not sure I understand the configuration.

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In my room I would go 8 SI-24's in my baffle wall but for now I will settle for 8 IB3's, but 4 more coming soon.

I am suprised you did not go with the 24's from the get go being that was your initial choice. smile.gif

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A DAC isn't an amp. Although the general info is that modern DACs are far more similar than different. I think the Yamaha's DAC is perfectly adequate as is the avr (and its amp) for whatever speakers and subs the user wants to use with them. There may be something down the line that can make upgrading the processor/amp worthwhile, though.
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My pic is in my avatar although a crappy one. I still need to take better pics LOL! I built a dual purpose baffle wall and IB with 8 Fi IB3-18's powered by a Sanway FP14K bridged.

I wanted to get the 24's but they are just coming out now and I did not wait for them as I have enjoyed my drivers for a while now. I have the equivalent of almost 4 24's now for $800 less.

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Money no object? I'd do Turbo upgrades to my current mfw-15s. I'd also add two more mfw-15s for a total of four. biggrin.gif

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A DAC isn't an amp. Although the general info is that modern DACs are far more similar than different. I think the Yamaha's DAC is perfectly adequate as is the avr (and its amp) for whatever speakers and subs the user wants to use with them. There may be something down the line that can make upgrading the processor/amp worthwhile, though.

I would not mind upgrading now to get XT32 and sub eq ability, but still going to work on a way to eq subs without spending over $1k on an AVR that will no longer fit in my custom built in bookshelves, which will then require completely relocating all my equipment into a rack.  It doesn't have a ton of power, but it will still go a lot louder than I ever listen. :)

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My dream home theater would have 2 (a pair) of F212s integrated with B&W Diamond main and surrounds pushed by McIntosh amps



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Hey Bear....glad you're enjoying the XS30....iif money were no object as being mentioned several times in this thread already the Funk Audio 18.0 with real wood inlays with 1" round over edges & curved back cabinet. I'd get it custom custom finishes to boot & match my mains

So yeah....there is NO question in mind it would be the best performing sub given its size and the best looking too.! Choosing not to go back with another Funk was a difficult decision for me with and thus far...no regrets... but I know what my next sub upgrade will be....smile.gif
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Im sorry, but I think its hilarious that you are using a PSA XS30 with a Yamaha RX-V375. The fact that you are even contemplating two seaton submersives with a Yamaha RX-V375 is a crime! LOL.

If you think bashing other peoples equipment is going to get people to like you, I would venture to say you are wrong.  This is poor taste, and definitely not in line with how this community works.  I have seen many members going back and forth with debates about various audio subjects, but this is childish.  

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Im sorry, but I think its hilarious that you are using a PSA XS30 with a Yamaha RX-V375. The fact that you are even contemplating two seaton submersives with a Yamaha RX-V375 is a crime! LOL.

Actually Yamaha builds some quality AVR's....just because they do not use Audyssey means very little. There is plenty of external options that are as good if not better for sub eq.
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My dream home theater would have 2 (a pair) of F212s integrated with B&W Diamond main and surrounds pushed by McIntosh amps


A wet dream, I know.
smile.gif I like..Wet dream indeed.. We'll keep the Mac's...
But since money is no object, I'll take 4 of the big bros, thank you biggrin.gif



And a set of these please biggrin.gif
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My dream home theater would have 2 (a pair) of F212s integrated with B&W Diamond main and surrounds pushed by McIntosh amps


A wet dream, I know.
smile.gif I like..Wet dream indeed.. We'll keep the Mac's...
But since money is no object, I'll take 4 of the big bros, thank you biggrin.gif



And a set of these please biggrin.gif

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Great taste especially the Utopias....
Yes indeed biggrin.gif $100k spent and still need surrounds eek.gif LoL
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Yes indeed biggrin.gif $100k spent and still need surrounds eek.gif LoL
If I had these it would be a two channel only system.
I have a friend with a pr. of the Stellas with all the right supporting gear plus $40k of engineered room treatments and they sound absolutely amazing.
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My pic is in my avatar although a crappy one. I still need to take better pics LOL! I built a dual purpose baffle wall and IB with 8 Fi IB3-18's powered by a Sanway FP14K bridged.

I wanted to get the 24's but they are just coming out now and I did not wait for them as I have enjoyed my drivers for a while now. I have the equivalent of almost 4 24's now for $800 less.

So MK, it looks like most of your subs will be directly behind the screen when it is down.  Does this cause any issues with moving the screen?

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4-8 Funk Audio 18.2's would do it for me.
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I would not mind upgrading now to get XT32 and sub eq ability, but still going to work on a way to eq subs without spending over $1k on an AVR that will no longer fit in my custom built in bookshelves, which will then require completely relocating all my equipment into a rack.  It doesn't have a ton of power, but it will still go a lot louder than I ever listen. smile.gif

Racks cool equipment better than bookshelves and your gear will last longer is one positive there. A low cost and small formfactor outboard eq is something like the miniDSP. You can spend less than $1k and get Audyssey XT32, too: http://www.accessories4less.com/make-a-store/item/onktxnr818/onkyo-tx-nr818-7.2-ch-thx-certified-network-a/v-receiver/1.html
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