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post #17311 of 25214 Old 07-19-2014, 05:20 AM
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Finally got around to running Audyssey and did some more tests with my new PB13 Ultra. I can't believe how awesome this thing is in my 4000 cubic foot room. It is able to produce chest thumping bass so well and I believe the sub isn't even trying. I'm pretty sure it asked me, "is that all you've got!?" The opening scene in Dark Knight Rises was so amazing, I watched it five times. This sub brought out some rattles I didn't have before that I need to fix! Amazing! Glad my PB12-Plus was broken so I could talk the wife into this monster.
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After our conversation of yesterday (thanks for the encouragement, etc.) , I did some more emailing with Ed Mullen. After some more research and thought -- As of a few minutes ago, I purchased a piano black SB13-Ultra with the isolation feet. It should be here mid-next week. Woohoo! I'll let everyone know when I get it set up.
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After our conversation of yesterday (thanks for the encouragement, etc.) , I did some more emailing with Ed Mullen. After some more research and thought -- As of a few minutes ago, I purchased a piano black SB13-Ultra with the isolation feet. It should be here mid-next week. Woohoo! I'll let everyone know when I get it set up.
good stuff!

Here is a pic of the two I use (for now) in my office 2 channel system.



I am very happy with the sound they produce.
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good stuff!

Here is a pic of the two I use (for now) in my office 2 channel system.

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I am very happy with the sound they produce.

Wow! Beautiful setup! I can't even imagine how those two sound together! Very nice!

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After our conversation of yesterday (thanks for the encouragement, etc.) , I did some more emailing with Ed Mullen. After some more research and thought -- As of a few minutes ago, I purchased a piano black SB13-Ultra with the isolation feet. It should be here mid-next week. Woohoo! I'll let everyone know when I get it set up.
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After our conversation of yesterday (thanks for the encouragement, etc.) , I did some more emailing with Ed Mullen. After some more research and thought -- As of a few minutes ago, I purchased a piano black SB13-Ultra with the isolation feet. It should be here mid-next week. Woohoo! I'll let everyone know when I get it set up.
Turn it up so I can hear it here in Buffalo.
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Finally got around to running Audyssey and did some more tests with my new PB13 Ultra. I can't believe how awesome this thing is in my 4000 cubic foot room. It is able to produce chest thumping bass so well and I believe the sub isn't even trying. I'm pretty sure it asked me, "is that all you've got!?" The opening scene in Dark Knight Rises was so amazing, I watched it five times. This sub brought out some rattles I didn't have before that I need to fix! Amazing! Glad my PB12-Plus was broken so I could talk the wife into this monster.
Makes me wish i could just drop down a credit line and buy this sub in full with a credit card..But i am the kind of guy who say's if i want something then i save my cash up and i get what i want.I dont let anything stop me from getting what i want.And i really really would like tog et this PB13-ULTRA TODAY .But yeah it's going to have to wait a little more.
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Turn it up so I can hear it here in Buffalo.
I'll see what I can do! ;-)

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Congrats, you will love SVS sub no question about it!!!!

Thanks very much. I'm sure I will!

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Makes me wish i could just drop down a credit line and buy this sub in full with a credit card..But i am the kind of guy who say's if i want something then i save my cash up and i get what i want.I dont let anything stop me from getting what i want.And i really really would like tog et this PB13-ULTRA TODAY .But yeah it's going to have to wait a little more.
That's the smart thing to do and the wait will be worth it. I've built my home theater over the course of 11 years. My first home theater system was a Koss 6.1 HTIB that I bought when I was 20. It had a passive sub that I put next to my couch and thought it was great. Then I bought a real system and it just grew from there. Now to convince my wife I need a second PB13 Ultra. Lol!
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Hello,

I'm not an SVS owner yet but I probably will be fairly soon and would appreciate your input that may help me get there. First, here's the pertinent components of my 7.1 system:

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Also, my room is 20' x 20' with a 12' cathedral ceiling and about 8' on two sides. I did a quick calculation and it came out to about a 4000 cubic foot space.

My current sub is surprisingly good for its size, but it's obviously the weakest link in my system. I'm looking to buy an SVS SB13-Ultra to either replace the current sub -- or more likely (if it's a good idea) to use both the SB13-Ultra and the RSW-10d. I'm going to call/chat with SVS later today but would also like input from current owners too. Here's are my questions:

  1. Your thoughts and opinions about the SB13-Ultra in general
  2. Your thoughts and opinions about the SB13-Ultra in my system
  3. Your thoughts and opinions about using both the SB13 and RSW-10d together.
  4. Thoughts of a different sub?

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The room has 16' of windows/glass on each of three walls and an opening into the kitchen/dining area on the other (see picture links below)
who makes your av cabinet and are you using an ir repater, your room looks outstanding but is there a lot of glare on your tv screen ?
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As above, does anyone have any experience with the EQ available on the Plus's? I'm wondering how successful people have been taming room responses with them (I'm considering getting one). From what I can tell you can apply boost and smooth peak's with it at certain frequencies? - and if so, is there a limit? for instance, can I set 3 different changes? eg smooth at 30hz, boost at 45, boost at 60? (just an example )

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The PC12+ comes with two PEQ settings ... you can either reduce peaks by 12db or boost nulls by 3db. The limit of 3db for boosting is a safeguard for the sub, so as not to overtax the amp.

Therefore, the PEQ is most effective in taming peaks, which IMO are more difficult to live with than the nulls.

PEQ also has a Bandwidth control, labeled "Q", affecting the width of the PEQ cut or boost.

The Frequency control, labeled "FREQ", selects the center frequency where the adjustment will take place ( 31, 35, 40, 46, 50, 56, 63, 70, 80, 90, 100, 112, and 125hz ), before setting the desired "Q" width.

My son also has a PC12+ and after running REW, was able to address two peaks rather successfully.

He'll be visiting here in a few weeks and bring his REW gear with him to measure my room ... I just re-ran my Audyssey XT a week ago, so we'll measure the sub's output with Audyssey engaged, and then make two adjustments if necessary ... I believe I have one significant peak somewhere to be addressed.

The PEQ seems like a nice feature to have to compliment Audyssey ... my son does not have Audyssey, but won't let me upgrade his receiver or get him a miniDSP - he says I've spent enough on his audio gear for a while ... I feel that a miniDSP, since he already has the REW equipment, would be money well spent, relative to the cost of the PC12+ ... maybe this Christmas :-)

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The PC12+ comes with two PEQ settings ... you can either reduce peaks by 12db or boost nulls by 3db. The limit of 3db for boosting is a safeguard for the sub, so as not to overtax the amp.

Therefore, the PEQ is most effective in taming peaks, which IMO are more difficult to live with than the nulls.

PEQ also has a Bandwidth control, labeled "Q", affecting the width of the PEQ cut or boost.

The Frequency control, labeled "FREQ", selects the center frequency where the adjustment will take place ( 31, 35, 40, 46, 50, 56, 63, 70, 80, 90, 100, 112, and 125hz ), before setting the desired "Q" width.

My son also has a PC12+ and after running REW, was able to address two peaks rather successfully.

He'll be visiting here in a few weeks and bring his REW gear with him to measure my room ... I just re-ran my Audyssey XT a week ago, so we'll measure the sub's output with Audyssey engaged, and then make two adjustments if necessary ... I believe I have one significant peak somewhere to be addressed.

The PEQ seems like a nice feature to have to compliment Audyssey ... my son does not have Audyssey, but won't let me upgrade his receiver or get him a miniDSP - he says I've spent enough on his audio gear for a while ... I feel that a miniDSP, since he already has the REW equipment, would be money well spent, relative to the cost of the PC12+ ... maybe this Christmas :-)

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Thanks Tom. I do indeed have an XT32 equipped receiver, and have an audio mic and experience with REW. I was thinking I'd let the Denon and Audyssey handle the peaks (it does so quite successfully in my room), measure with REW to find the nulls, (I've already a good idea of where there at from previous measurements) and then try to apply gain to the two worst dips; food for thought. I will most likely go in this direction whilst taking advantage of SVSs generous 1 year upgrade policy on my PC12 sub. I'll let you know how it goes

Update: Well I received an e-mail from SVS today letting me know that the upgrade policy isn't valid for their Canadian customers (Sonic Boom is their distributor in Canada, and SVS won't ship direct to Canada irrespective) - so I might have to go in a different direction. Still looking at the Plus model, but I'm a little disappointed TBH - so I have started kicking the tires with PSA and Outlaw as well.
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who makes your av cabinet and are you using an ir repater, your room looks outstanding but is there a lot of glare on your tv screen ?
Salamander Systems (http://www.salamanderdesigns.com/) makes the A/V Furniture. It's a called the Synergy System (http://www.salamanderdesigns.com/pro...6f56beb9f4?f=m) and it's modular and very flexible. You choose the modules, colors, etc. to create what you want. The small storage cabinet to the left of the system is also a Synergy System component too. It has served us well for many years and it receives a lot of complements from visitors, etc.


I use a Logitech 915-000139 Harmony IR Extender System that I bought for $59 in September 2012. Unfortunately, it has been discontinued by Logitech. There are (obviously) others available. I also use a Global Cache WiFi to IR adapter so I can use Roomie Remote and iPad/iPhone to control my IR-only components (in addition to the IP-capable ones). It then feeds the IR signal either directly to the components, or for some of them, I have one of the WiFi to IR adapter outputs feeding into the Harmony IR Extender for broader coverage to all of its components too.


Thank you for the compliments on the room. We spend most of our time in there. It truly is a multi-purpose room - and that has compromises to deal with. One of them is that the 16' of glass on each of the three exposed walls does provide a lot of light -- and also glare for the TV. In those cases, we close the vertical blinds and its then reasonably dark without glare.


PS: I need to take new pictures (quite a bit of the equipment and furniture in the room has already changed) and post them at the link below but I will do that when the new SB13-Ultra is in place.

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That's the smart thing to do and the wait will be worth it. I've built my home theater over the course of 11 years. My first home theater system was a Koss 6.1 HTIB that I bought when I was 20. It had a passive sub that I put next to my couch and thought it was great. Then I bought a real system and it just grew from there. Now to convince my wife I need a second PB13 Ultra. Lol!
Yeah i been doing this kind of buy and saveing thing all my life.I remember my mom telling me when i was about maybe 14 year of age .I was in a store and i seen a tv i wanted it was a samsung tv about 23 inch's.My mom told me if you want something so bad you save up your money and you go out and buy it.Till this day all my want's are because of me saveing up my money.I go by a moto were if i dont have the cash fow in my bank or on me then i just dont buy it period!!! The main reason why i do this is because i just do not want to be in debt with THING'S I WANT!!!! even tho ye si am in debt but it's edacation debt and most american's of people in the world are in debt for that reason.edacation.But hey it's not a bad thing to be in debt for edacation.It's bad to be in a dbt because of WANT'S.Then need's.

Tom you wife sound's like a wonderful person.You are one luck person to have such a wonderful wife.I am 24 and while i dont have a wife that's ok.i never been in love or takeing a girl out before lol.I guess that's just because i never looked for love or a wife YET.But hey i got alot ahead of me .So as my mom and dad say one step at a time.

Also yeah haveing a second PB-13 ULTRA WOULD BE BADASS LMAO.Try and ask the wife maybe a early birthday gift of early xmas gift lmao.
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Loving my PC13-Ultra!!! I really want to get a second one but Ill have to sell some bits and pieces to scrunge the money together because we have land about to settle and a house to build.

Recent movies that Ive enjoyed with plenty of bass.

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Loving my PC13-Ultra!!! I really want to get a second one but Ill have to sell some bits and pieces to scrunge the money together because we have land about to settle and a house to build.

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That is great !!! we told you you will not be disappointed. With those SVS subs you don't need to to be worry about bass you always get a lot!!!! Enjoy.

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So i got a tracking number for my klipsch RS-62 II Surround's speaker's.They will be here monday the 28th.I have to wait 5 day's toget them.There shipping from las vegas.so yeah i have ordered from theis dealer many many time's.i ordered my RF-7 II AND RC-64 II from this dealer so yeah.

All in all i cant wait for the surround's to come in .I should be getting my order i place from monoprice.com today some speaker wire and a subwoofer cable.
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So I received my SB13 Ultra yesterday evening and began to get it setup in my room...

What gain level do other SB13 users have their gain on??

I have had to re-run Audyseey three times due to the sub's gain being too low -- I am now on -5db (on the sub) and the Audyssey result for that level was -2.5 for the sub channel.

I am a large room that is living, breakfast, kitchen, which is open to a large vaulted hallway that runs the length of the entire house. Does this have anything to do with this??

Not sure if I should open the gain all the way to 0bd -- a little reluctant to do that??

I'm integrating this with SVS Ultra towers, powered by Emotiva XPA-100 mono blocks, and a Denon 3808ci as the 'processor'.

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So I received my SB13 Ultra yesterday evening and began to get it setup in my room...

What gain level do other SB13 users have their gain on??

I have had to re-run Audyseey three times due to the sub's gain being too low -- I am now on -5db (on the sub) and the Audyssey result for that level was -2.5 for the sub channel.

I am a large room that is living, breakfast, kitchen, which is open to a large vaulted hallway that runs the length of the entire house. Does this have anything to do with this??

Not sure if I should open the gain all the way to 0bd -- a little reluctant to do that??

I'm integrating this with SVS Ultra towers, powered by Emotiva XPA-100 mono blocks, and a Denon 3808ci as the 'processor'.
That gain setting seems to be about right. Do some listening and see how it sounds and if needed bump up the sub channel to 0db. If you still need more output then increase the gain on the sub to 0 and rerun Audyssey.
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So I received my SB13 Ultra yesterday evening and began to get it setup in my room...

What gain level do other SB13 users have their gain on??

I have had to re-run Audyseey three times due to the sub's gain being too low -- I am now on -5db (on the sub) and the Audyssey result for that level was -2.5 for the sub channel.

I am a large room that is living, breakfast, kitchen, which is open to a large vaulted hallway that runs the length of the entire house. Does this have anything to do with this??

Not sure if I should open the gain all the way to 0bd -- a little reluctant to do that??

I'm integrating this with SVS Ultra towers, powered by Emotiva XPA-100 mono blocks, and a Denon 3808ci as the 'processor'.
Your in a large room so your settings on the sub seem correct. You might even have to run it at 0. I'm in a 2000 cu/ft room and it sets mine to -17. Although after getting my RF7II's I have bumped the sub volume to -10. Hits much harder now. The big drivers in the 7II's kinda drowned out the sub but now it's much better after bumping up the sub volume.

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So I received my SB13 Ultra yesterday evening and began to get it setup in my room...

What gain level do other SB13 users have their gain on??
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I've just replaced my SB12 with an SB13, about 2 weeks ago.

Using a Denon 3808 as well, room is about 3600 cu.ft. with 3' and 4.5' openings on one side. My speakers are all Paradigm Millennia One's driven by the Denon.

I have run a full calibration but will re-run after about a month when the sub is broken in. I have the sub gain at -12 db and the calibration is at -1.5 db.

Hard to tell, but from your description it's possible that your room arrangement might absorb more energy than mine.
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That gain setting seems to be about right. Do some listening and see how it sounds and if needed bump up the sub channel to 0db. If you still need more output then increase the gain on the sub to 0 and rerun Audyssey.
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Your in a large room so your settings on the sub seem correct. You might even have to run it at 0. I'm in a 2000 cu/ft room and it sets mine to -17. Although after getting my RF7II's I have bumped the sub volume to -10. Hits much harder now. The big drivers in the 7II's kinda drowned out the sub but now it's much better after bumping up the sub volume.
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I've just replaced my SB12 with an SB13, about 2 weeks ago.

Using a Denon 3808 as well, room is about 3600 cu.ft. with 3' and 4.5' openings on one side. My speakers are all Paradigm Millennia One's driven by the Denon.

I have run a full calibration but will re-run after about a month when the sub is broken in. I have the sub gain at -12 db and the calibration is at -1.5 db.

Hard to tell, but from your description it's possible that your room arrangement might absorb more energy than mine.
Thanks for the replies...

Figured it was due to my room size....I might try going to 0db, and rerunning the Audyssey.

I tend not to listen overly loud -- but will go to -15 on the AVR from time to time (for fun content -- did last night with the Michael Jackson blu-ray), and don't want to be driving the sub to it's limiters / compression.

Have an e-mail into SVS as well -- so shall see what they have to say...

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Your in a large room so your settings on the sub seem correct. You might even have to run it at 0. I'm in a 2000 cu/ft room and it sets mine to -17. Although after getting my RF7II's I have bumped the sub volume to -10. Hits much harder now. The big drivers in the 7II's kinda drowned out the sub but now it's much better after bumping up the sub volume.
Yeah i told you those RF-7 II are bass hitter's.They hit really nice .You have to watch war of the worlds with tome cruise.MAN THAT FILM IS REALLY BASS HITTING .Watch it on -10.00 dbs if you can .Idk if you can because i dont have any subwoofer's and you have 2,000 watts of pure hitting beast power. lol
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LOL Dont know what happened with the double post. Soz!

Yeah Im totally addicted to bass! Thanks guys and others in this thread!!! My wife wonders why I always buy action movies too Muhaha. My favorite is the digitally made bass sound effects like the opening scene in transformers with the helicopter blowing stuff up or Dredd Slo mo's and Oblivion when Tom Cruise falls into the hole.

The PC13-Ultra in Australia are $2,299 AUD. Im at $1,500 for random junk I can sell and thats a low respectable appraisal for the items too. Im now finding it tough for further items to get me to the goal I'm looking at the ps4 and all its bits and pieces LOL. Well I hardly play a game on it and I have a OPPO for blurays and other media content. I could easily go and buy the the sub with my debit card but Im trying this saving thing that normal sane people do. Plus my wife is testing me and my will power She thinks I will cave in LOL.

So its a used PS4 thats not used now OR a 2nd Awesome SVS PC13-Ultra.

Hmmm

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LOL Dont know what happened with the double post. Soz!

Yeah Im totally addicted to bass! Thanks guys and others in this thread!!! My wife wonders why I always buy action movies too Muhaha. My favorite is the digitally made bass sound effects like the opening scene in transformers with the helicopter blowing stuff up or Dredd Slo mo's and Oblivion when Tom Cruise falls into the hole.

The PC13-Ultra in Australia are $2,299 AUD. Im at $1,500 for random junk I can sell and thats a low respectable appraisal for the items too. Im now finding it tough for further items to get me to the goal I'm looking at the ps4 and all its bits and pieces LOL. Well I hardly play a game on it and I have a OPPO for blurays and other media content. I could easily go and buy the the sub with my debit card but Im trying this saving thing that normal sane people do. Plus my wife is testing me and my will power She thinks I will cave in LOL.

So its a used PS4 thats not used now OR a 2nd Awesome SVS PC13-Ultra.

Hmmm
I know what I'd do. Thumpity thump thump.
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[QUOTE=Chopin_Guy;26004242]So I received my SB13 Ultra yesterday evening and began to get it setup in my room...

What gain level do other SB13 users have their gain on??

Check the back of the sub and make sure the high level input switch is set to normal. Mine was set on high level which lowers output 6db. Also purchase a y-splitter 1 female to 2 male. This will give you an additional bump of 6db. The SB13 Ultra is a huge upgrade from the PC12 Plus. I like this sub so much I'm gonna go dual. It's like I upgraded every speaker in my home theater.
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