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Budget sub recommendations please

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My kef sub (psw1000) has died (constant buzzing) so I'm looking for a replacement , it's a 5.1 set up kef q5

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amp is a yamaha Rx v675.

when i say budget i mean around £250/$320 mark

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SVS PB1000. If it is not in the budget, I would save money until it was. Anything less than that is too much of a compromise imo.

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If you're definitely unable to go higher on the budget, I'd say check out the nxg nx-bas-500. They were out of stock for awhile, but are trickling back in now.
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Signs: Nice little theater you have there! I agree with rrskda, the nx-bas-500 is probably the best in that price range if you live in the U.S. Otherwise, shipping and other charges eat up the budget.
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Your screen is crooked.

Other than that, with such a nice theater, I would try and save for a sub to match. The sub has the greatest impact (pun intended) in the system. It really adds a lot to both music and movies, especially movies.

At a minimum you should get nothing less than a PB1000.

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Your screen is crooked.

Other than that, with such a nice theater, I would try and save for a sub to match. The sub has the greatest impact (pun intended) in the system. It really adds a lot to both music and movies, especially movies.

At a minimum you should get nothing less than a PB1000.
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I had a little play around last night and took my Kef 3005 sub from the lounge into the cinema room , although it sounds good in the lounge(lounge is bigger ) it seemed a little lost in the cinema room (i thought it would be better than the PSW )

I've decided to up my budget to say £500/$850

any recommendations in this bracket would be appreciated

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Svs pb-2000
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Svs pb-2000
Nooooooo! I wanted a bigger TV and ended up building a cinema room , no more ! Lol
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Nooooooo! I wanted a bigger TV and ended up building a cinema room , no more ! Lol
Ha. Well in the price range you quoted, the PB-2000 seems like a decent option, no?
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Ha. Well in the price range you quoted, the PB-2000 seems like a decent option, no?
Yes it does :-) I misread the price to start with , but I have now gone from £250 ish up to £645 !!!
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