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Old 03-21-2011, 08:33 PM
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D6 is a great sub. For a ported sub, I find it fairly musical. It hits hard and will not leaving you wanting more from your action movies.

If it is blowing the fuse with the signal hits then there is more than a little water going on. Take a look at the board and see if you can detect any other damage.


Jamo sells parts. I think you could replace the amp for fairly cheap. Vanns also is selling these boys for 399 right now as they are closing out the inventory.

Good luck.

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Old 04-25-2011, 12:05 PM
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Hey Guys,

Anyone have any opinion on the Jamo D 4SUB 8" dual woofer 400W powered subwoofer? Seems there are some good prices on these right now? Probably clearance I would guess since this thing has been around for a while (since 2003?) I like the dark apple finish to go along with my E680s. Have not been able to find much at all in terms on reviews on this thing. Any thoughts would be appreciated.

http://www.jamo.com/na-en/products/d-4sub-description/

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So am keen to get my hands on the Jamo 650SUB like the looks in black and get get it for a reasonable price but now the guy in the shop is telling me I should get the Klipsch SW-112 instead - they are the same price?

also figured that they are made by the same company now so what's the difference really...

Any ideas
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So am keen to get my hands on the Jamo 650SUB like the looks in black and get get it for a reasonable price but now the guy in the shop is telling me I should get the Klipsch SW-112 instead - they are the same price?

also figured that they are made by the same company now so what's the difference really...

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i heard from sub650.its deep and powerful.great for music and movies.
i didn't get a chance to hear from sw-112,so can't comment.
650 is a great sub.
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Old 10-11-2011, 10:01 AM
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got myself the Klipsch SW-112...

Guess it's got more punch than the Jamo - it's a hell of a step for me anyway

Shaking my appartment, no complaining neighbors yet but eyeing up a subdude or gramma just in case

saved transformers 3 for tmr just for my new sub

giving it a good workout tmr
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Just got my sub 300 today. There are a few of concerns:

1. The volume turns 180º, though volume never turns all the way down. It's still overpowering my front Bose 301s at it's lowest setting. (this is true when using the LFE input or speaker level input)

2. Ground loop buzz when amp is shut off before sub.

3. Buzzing if anything is plugged into the 'speaker level' terminals.

Is any of this normal for Jamo?
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I am amazed there is a thread for Jamo subs! I recently acquired a Jamo MPA-100 sub amp, which I have connected to an 8 inch Jamo sub speaker. I have been trying to get an answer on the thread for my Pioneer Elite SC-55 receiver why I can't seem to get any sound from my sub speaker. I have an RCA Y from the pre-out to a double RCA cable to the right and left sub amp inputs. I have a two conductor wire speaker cable to the speaker and the sub amp set to Bridge. I wired the Jamo speaker with the two voice coils in series. I have my receiver sub output LFE at 0 dB. I am not sure how to check it, but I don't think the sub is putting out any sound, and the receiver MCACC sound check does not seem to detect a sub.
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I too didn't know a Jamo sub thread existed until this evening.
I just bought a Jamo SUB 650 and I couldn't be more pleased. It's my first sub so I can't compare it to anything but it does sound very nice in my system and I really don't know how I enjoyed anything before I got it. I'm still messing with getting it set up right but so far it's a joy to listen to.

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I am amazed there is a thread for Jamo subs! I recently acquired a Jamo MPA-100 sub amp, which I have connected to an 8 inch Jamo sub speaker. I have been trying to get an answer on the thread for my Pioneer Elite SC-55 receiver why I can't seem to get any sound from my sub speaker. I have an RCA Y from the pre-out to a double RCA cable to the right and left sub amp inputs. I have a two conductor wire speaker cable to the speaker and the sub amp set to Bridge. I wired the Jamo speaker with the two voice coils in series. I have my receiver sub output LFE at 0 dB. I am not sure how to check it, but I don't think the sub is putting out any sound, and the receiver MCACC sound check does not seem to detect a sub.

I found out that my voice coils are fried, apparently by the way I hooked it up. Does anyone know where I can get a manual for the Jamo MPA-100 sub amplifier?
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I found out that my voice coils are fried, apparently by the way I hooked it up. Does anyone know where I can get a manual for the Jamo MPA-100 sub amplifier?

The MPA-100 looks like the previous version of the MPA-101. Go to the Jamo site and download the MPA-101 manual (because they don't list the MPA-100) and, provided it's the same amp, should help you.

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Hi All,

I'm from Australia , and just bought the Jamo Sub 660, which is paired with Jamo S606's.
I have to say that it is a bloody powerful sub also , at one point I thought the windows were going to shake out of their frames, the wife was absolutely outraged!!!!!
I have to say I'm not quite used to the auto on feature where the sub only comes on when bass frequencies go to it. I have a Yamaha receiver and when i set it to music mode "Hall in Venice" the sub wont come on as that feature mimics the acoustics of the real Venice Theater and thus doesn't send the required bass frequencies across.
But otherwise in all the normal music modes the sub is awesome!!!!

Home Theatre: Yamaha RX-A2020 | Oppo 95 Bluray | Jamo s606 surround sound System | Jamo SUB660 12" Active Sub-woofer.
Audio Room: Cambridge Azur 851a | Oppo 105 Bluray | B&W CM9
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I hate to dig up an old post from the far reaches of the pages of the forum, but I have a dilemma regarding what Jamo subwoofer should I get.

My set-up is as follows and yes, I know it's a bit old, but it does the job and I'm satisfied with them:
Fronts are Jamo S718, rears are Jamo Studio 180 and both are driven by Kenwood KRF-X9070D.

My question is: should I get one Jamo D600 Sub or two Jamo SUB660? I will eventually upgrade to a 9.2 receiver, but until then, I will buy one of these.
My use will be about 90% HT and the rest of 10% music and games.
The room is about 6m x 10m x 2m but it's in the attic of a house and all the walls are made of drywall and the total surface of the attic is a lot bigger.
Other suggestions are welcomed but since I already own 4 Jamo speakers and I like how they sound, I said that keeping in the Jamo family is a good option and also where I live I don't have that many options to select from.
Price-wise, the D600 is double compared with SUB660 so is going the extra mile worth the larger driver and THX certification?
I have not heard either of the subs but since I know they are both good, which configuration is better for a clear, crisp and couch-moving sound?

I recently saw Interstellar in my local IMAX theater and the opening scene really impressed me. That is what I want to achieve in my room.

Receiver: Kenwood KRF-X9070D Front: Jamo S 718 Rear: Jamo Studio 180 SUB: SVS PB-2000 TV: SONY Bravia KDL55HX850 Blu Ray: SONY BDP S590; XBox ONE
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I just bought a Jamo D500 THX setup......cant wait to hear the Jamo 660. Should be good.
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D600 vs SUB660

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I have no personal experience from the Sub660 but I have had a number of other Jamo subs over the years.
  • Jamo THX One X 2 (Passive) 15"
  • Jamo SW 505E (Active) 12"
  • Jamo D6 (Active) 15"
  • Jamo D600 (Active) 15"
If I compare the above subs there is a big difference both for HT as well as for music. The D600 is in a league of its own in the above competition if you also consider the size and prize. The only downside so far is that the Sub Amp crashed for me after three years of use. The replacement Sub Amp was on the other hand fairly reasonable prices.

Considering your room size I am pretty sure you will be satisfied but to fully support THX Ultra levels Jamo is recommending two units.
If I had to choose between One D600 or Two 505E I would go for One D600.
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thank you for your response, but after some more researching and finding out that none of the Jamo woofers are nowhere in stock near where I live, so even if I would've decided on a D600 I couldn't get it, I then decided to go for a SVS SB-2000 which will be soon available at a local store.

Comparing the two, I prefer the SVS, being cheaper and reading only great reviews about it. I must admit, I did not hear any of them.

I think I'll be very happy with one and maybe in the near future two SB-2000

Receiver: Kenwood KRF-X9070D Front: Jamo S 718 Rear: Jamo Studio 180 SUB: SVS PB-2000 TV: SONY Bravia KDL55HX850 Blu Ray: SONY BDP S590; XBox ONE
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@jonas.v.strandberg

thank you for your response, but after some more researching and finding out that none of the Jamo woofers are nowhere in stock near where I live, so even if I would've decided on a D600 I couldn't get it, I then decided to go for a SVS SB-2000 which will be soon available at a local store.

Comparing the two, I prefer the SVS, being cheaper and reading only great reviews about it. I must admit, I did not hear any of them.

I think I'll be very happy with one and maybe in the near future two SB-2000
hi.if your room is not very large you will be happy with one or you might have to add another one lather. I was eying on jamo sub D660 too a year and a half ago (one of the first speakers in my journey in hi-fi i had was a jamo studio 180 series like your rears ) but since i read more and more about SVS i ended up with sb12nsd and later with added another one they were great but i was missing a little more punch in the low end (i had mirage omi s12 before) so i sold them to my brother which uses one in the nearfield and one in the front right corner and they shine and give earthquake feeling they rock setup like that ... and i upgraded to one sb13ultra and i cant be happier superb quick, punchy and very powerful sub now i am dreaming of adding another one in my living room

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