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does ur sub have a dB scale on it ? have to set volume to -6dB for it to be at half power. use the LFE out to the left line input from the sub. check if the LFE of yammie avr is set to LFE+Fronts. and the trim level on 0dB and sub adjustment also to 0dB.
The digital display is only on the Plus and Ultra models. It has to be noted that the "volume" setting is in fact only an attenuation of the line-level input. The recommended setting is max (0 dB) unless (like many) your AVR is not able to reduce the signal enough to get the appropriate level for this sub. If you use the sub in a small room, in all likelihood you'll have to set the volume lower.

On the 1000- and 2000- series sub, the volume knob is the amp's gain. If you set it to the max, you may experience too much noise. Somewhere between 10 and 2 o'clock is the recommended starting position.

It's also to be noted that the volume (on any model) setting has no bearing on the max output that you'll be able to reach with the sub.
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Why didn't you get the Black Oak finish then?
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He did. See pics in this post. I believe he was just stating that he definitely prefers the finish he got over the gloss finish.
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You are right, my bad!
yes i did
i do like the black oak finish a lot better then this plastic look gloss stuff. it makes the sub look more natural and i just like wood and natural things more then plastic and unnatural stuff.

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The digital display is only on the Plus and Ultra models. It has to be noted that the "volume" setting is in fact only an attenuation of the line-level input. The recommended setting is max (0 dB) unless (like many) your AVR is not able to reduce the signal enough to get the appropriate level for this sub. If you use the sub in a small room, in all likelihood you'll have to set the volume lower.
On the 1000- and 2000- series sub, the volume knob is the amp's gain. If you set it to the max, you may experience too much noise. Somewhere between 10 and 2 o'clock is the recommended starting position.
It's also to be noted that the volume (on any model) setting has no bearing on the max output that you'll be able to reach with the sub.
ah that explains a lot, thanx. the -6dB setting on my sub is allready too much bass for me . my room is 6x6.5 meters, not that small i guess . for amp gain it is best to have the volumeknob at half power, so it won't distort and least amount of noise indeed.

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Something is definitely not right. I would try turning the sub gain up to around 3/4 and run YPAO. See where the AVR sets your subwoofer level trim. If it is above zero, turn the gain up on the sub some more and re-run YPAO. The goal is to set the gain on the sub in such a way that YPAO will set the subwoofer trim around -8 or -9. Auto calibration almost always sets the subwoofer quieter than most people prefer, so this gives you room to turn the sub up 6 dB or so, to -2 or -3. Of course, this should be done AFTER you have performed the subwoofer crawl, to ensure the sub is in an optimal location for good bass at your main listening position. If you cannot get YPAO to set the sub down to -6 to -9 even with the gain maxed out, then a Y splitter might help, or there might be an issue with the sub or the AVR. Good luck!

Also, if you are able to get the sub setup properly this way, play some bass heavy music nice and loud. Not super low deep bass, but some nice punchy bass. Reverse the phase on the sub. If the bass weakens, the phase was correct, switch it back. If the bass noticeably improves, it was out of phase and is now correct.
agree. with a sub with gain adjust as the one he has it better to decide whether he want to turn it up 3/6/9 dB and then run the ypao on volume setting that end up with -3/-6/-9 dB then after this he can set it to his liking and have the end result be that the trim is at 0dB so that the gainknob on the sub is at the lowest possible setting and has least amount of noise and distortion.

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yes i did
i do like the black oak finish a lot better then this plastic look gloss stuff. it makes the sub look more natural and i just like wood and natural things more then plastic and unnatural stuff.
I also have the black oak finish with my Ultra and it matches very well with my Klipsch 7's and 64.

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Dajojo have you tested your Ultra out on any bass heavy movies yet?

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Dajojo have you tested your Ultra out on any bass heavy movies yet?
yes i tried the intro part from Godzilla... this atombomb sound is so real.. really killing my room interior here too lol
and now just tested Life of Pi this part where the ocean goes wild... insain, really . this shizzle scares the crap out of me
edit: you know how many hours playin time this sub need to play to it's full capacity ?

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this atombomb sound is so real..
I think you'd be surprised at the SPL levels achieved by a real atom bomb
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I think you'd be surprised at the SPL levels achieved by a real atom bomb
oh this movie version of it was unbearable loud as it was allready lol.
man i will hope this never happens on this earth again.. it won't be good for our life. there is this japanese old man, he had been through 2 atombombs in his life. it's a miracle he still alife and don't have subsequential hearingdamage.

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yes i tried the intro part from Godzilla... this atombomb sound is so real.. really killing my room interior here too lol
and now just tested Life of Pi this part where the ocean goes wild... insain, really . this shizzle scares the crap out of me
edit: you know how many hours playin time this sub need to play to it's full capacity ?
Not sure I never noticed. I just hooked it up and let it rip
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yes i tried the intro part from Godzilla... this atombomb sound is so real.. really killing my room interior here too lol
and now just tested Life of Pi this part where the ocean goes wild... insain, really . this shizzle scares the crap out of me
edit: you know how many hours playin time this sub need to play to it's full capacity ?
I have one sub from Outlet so it has been used before just not sure how long and other one was new they both playing amazing and I did not notice any full capacity after few months. They play for my ears from day 1 amazing.
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Not sure I never noticed. I just hooked it up and let it rip
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yeah i just started easy on it for a little while and now i have put it on 0dB and played some nice bass tracks from the subwoofer song thread. it's doing pretty good at max volume, my yammie subs couldn't do more then volume 6 out of 10, they just start moving around and shred the place here. the pb13 however just stays where it's at and doesn't distort at all at max volume. it's doing a very remarkable job here.

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Earthquake tremors felt in Netherlands?

Breaking news says small tremors are being felt in Netherlands! Dajojo turn that $#!T down!!
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try this on your sub scroll down to number 5 sunday evening > Seamoon - Compilation Appearance put it as loud as possible and tell me if your speakers are still in one piece and it plays distortion free. then you know you have a good system lol

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Breaking news says small tremors are being felt in Netherlands! Dajojo turn that $#!T down!!
ROFL
my neighbour came asking allready if there was a thunderstorm while i was playing dire straits-brothers in arms hehehe she found it odd that there was no rain outside
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my neighbour came asking allready if there was a thunderstorm while i was playing dire straits-brothers in arms hehehe she found it odd that there was no rain outside
looks like your neighbors will have a lot of fun with you new sub

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looks like your neighbors will have a lot of fun with you new sub
XD i remember her saying that if she gets annoyed she just close her backdoor.. let's see if that is gonna work now
they're used to my loud playing though, if they have a problem with it they have my doorbell (if i hear it) and they can knock on the backdoor or send a hangouts message or sms. my other two neighbours on the front side of the building have a habit of playing loud too. one of them his brother came listening for a bit and disliked that he had to hold his t-shirt and got throw up tendencies lol

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looks like your neighbors will have a lot of fun with you new sub
yeah i have this feeling they're not gonna like the ventilation shaft that is going up till the roof of the building now

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