Originally posted by neil_n
I have been trying to figure out which DD sub I should get based on room dimensions but I have been unable to find a basic guideline anywhere. I have searched this forum, Velodyne website, etc., and I cannot find the information. Could someone please list a basic guideline for each DD sub and the acceptable room dimensions.
Also, there has not been much discussion at all about the DD-10. I was hoping that this sub would be right for me. Anyone out there using the DD-10 or do most people buy a 12 inch minimum? Help! The last part of my HT setup is the subwoofer (60/40 movies/music).
I wish it was that simple. So many variables. We are revamping our Website and will attempt to do what you're requesting. Room size, openings into other rooms, types of music/movies, how loud all come into play. I often suggest cheat up (bigger) or the largest unit you can budget. Most end up with a subwoofer that is too small, often much to small and then they push it to hard, just as theranman states.
Against my better judgment, I today will offer the following. I may change my mind tomorrow. (My Disclaimer)
Small Rooms (to 1800 cubic feet) DD-10 or DD-12
Medium Rooms (to 3000 cubic feet) DD-12 or DD-15
Large Rooms (over 3000 cubic feet) DD-15 or DD-18
If rooms have openings into other rooms, then all those rooms must be counted in the measurement.
We are going to do our best to put some science to this issue.
Hope this helped some.