I am looking to purchase a new subwoofer(s) for my home theater. My current setup is:
2 x Andrew Jones SP-FS52
1 x Andrew Jones SP-C22
4 x Andrew Jones SP-BS22LR
I used used to have a Klipsch RW-12D for about a year, but I wasn't really happy with the way that it sounded in my 1200 ft^3 room. It was a little too "Boomy" for my taste. I've done a lot in car audio and I always preferred sealed vs ported. It seems that my car audio tastes have transferred over and into my home theater tastes. I sold my RW-12D and am borrowing a velodyne F1000 from a friend. I really love the sound that I'm getting from that, but I'm looking for something bigger and better. I've been researching subs for over a week and can not seem to settle on one. I need a Remote (Or way to control subwoofer volume level without having to get up and adjust it. It's a dedicated theater, but I live with my parents at the moment. Moving out soon) So the sub(s) either have to be passive, or active with a remote. I don't want a ported sub or a sub with a passive radiator. I know that sealed subs may not be the best for home theater usage, but I prefer their sound over the other 2.
Here's what I'm currently looking at:
2 x Velodyne SC-15's Ebay has a deal on these with sc-1250 amp for $1500
Power Sound Audio XS30
Rythmik Audio F25
I just can't seem to decide. They all get great reviews and seem like they will work. I'm definitely open to other suggestions though!! Please HELP! I would say that so far my favorites are the SC-15's and HSU but I'm not sold on the HSU yet. From what I've read it does the low end better than anything, but the high end just isn't nearly as good. And of course the fact that you get 2 sc-15's plus a $1000 amp for 1500 is ridiculous! So that's a top contender as well. Just need some expert advice!
Thanks in advance!
F25 is likely the strongest performer in that group.
I would use the Trim, if my receiver had come with a remote . It was used off of Ebay. Flawless condition... Just no remote.
I've got a buddy who has RTI software. I'm going to be buying the RTI T1B after I grab my subs. Didn't know if I would need to program an amp or sub into the remote so I'm holding off on that until the very end. 4 Remotes suck.
I wish it was! But In all honesty I really didn't need a networking option. I just needed an HDMI input because all sources are plugged into TV, and my TV doesn't passthrough 5.1 audio via spdif to receiver. Found that out pretty quickly when trying to stream my PLEX.
Have you ever heard the 18" 's from chane? I can't seem to really find a good review with some graphs on them. I don't like buying blind and hoping. Especially on something that expensive. I know dayton audio is good. I've used their woofers in my car before and they were marvelous!
Is there any particular reason why you placed the rythmik above all of the subs you've heard? Do you really have that much faith in the company? I'm new-ish to home theater building and planning and designing just trying to understand the big "Players" so to speak. Also what were your thoughts on the ULS-15? Did it have a good high end response? From what I've read it will go lower than low but doesn't play the higher end well. Curious if this is true?