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At what size of room would you say is the max for the SB13? This is one on my short list, and my room is roughly 3200 cu ft.
What cchunter said.

It depends upon what your goals are, and all rooms are different. Are you looking for a sub for music at moderate to high levels (say between 80-90 dB) or for movie LFE at reference levels? That being said, I own an SB13-Ultra and it's in a 3,500 cu. ft. room that is not sealed off. I use it for music only and it has no problems attaining moderate and high levels. I also tested it in a room of similar size for movie LFE and it did an excellent job, but won't compete with its bigger ported brother or other large ported models. I ended up with another sealed design (different manufacturer) for that room.
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I was concerned with how well it would stand up on the LFE side, and that pretty much answers my question. Thanks

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I'm getting ready to download Room EQ Wizard today. I was wondering what kind of mic I would need? Will my regular room correction mic work? Oh am I am testing the PB13 and SB13. The PB is winning so far.

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What's the size of the room they'll be in?
Hey Tom,

They'll be in about a 2,500 cubic foot room. The room is soundproofed and completely inclosed. They are currently standing at attention in my office while I wait for the carpet guy to come in about 2 weeks. These things are indeed massive! My wife is not as impressed as I am (; but they will be behind a screen and out of sight in the theater. Everyone that walks by them is blown away and thinks I'm insane! I'm pumped to fire these things up and I'll post my impressions once I do.

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Hey Tom,

They'll be in about a 2,500 cubic foot room. The room is soundproofed and completely inclosed. They are currently standing at attention in my office while I wait for the carpet guy to come in about 2 weeks. These things are indeed massive! My wife is not as impressed as I am (; but they will be behind a screen and out of sight in the theater. Everyone that walks by them is blown away and thinks I'm insane! I'm pumped to fire these things up and I'll post my impressions once I do.

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2 PCU 13's in a 2500cu/ft sealed room will not disappoint.

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Hey Tom,

They'll be in about a 2,500 cubic foot room. The room is soundproofed and completely inclosed. They are currently standing at attention in my office while I wait for the carpet guy to come in about 2 weeks. These things are indeed massive! My wife is not as impressed as I am (; but they will be behind a screen and out of sight in the theater. Everyone that walks by them is blown away and thinks I'm insane! I'm pumped to fire these things up and I'll post my impressions once I do.

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Well then ... I believe you'll have the low end of the frequency spectrum covered :-)

I just upgraded my PC12+ to the PC13ultra a few weeks ago in anticipation of our moving to a new house ... the HT will be in part of a 16' x 29' (approx. 6,000 cu.ft.) great room.

Joe ... please share with us some pics of the room when everything is assembled ... I imagine that those two ultras will fit nicely behind
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So far in testing the PB13 and the SB-13. The SB-13 is amazing! I listened to a JL e112 watching The Avengers, scrolled thru the movie for key action scenes at a local shop. The JL was really working. There's a part where Thor drops the hammer on Captain America. I wanted it to shake the earth but nothing. So I figured that part just may not have a lot of bass. Well watched it today with the SB-13 hooked up and realized that part was meant for bass. If I had the SB-13 and only the SB-13 I would have to say it is by far the best sealed subwoofer I've ever heard. It does have to work a bit but it does produce beyond what I thought it could. So after my flipping threw the movie a bit I decided to hook up the PB13. I ran the SB-13 at 0 and used the same set up for both on the processor. The PB13 was set to -7. It did not have to work at all to produce mega bass. When Thor dropped the hammer it felt like the air was being sucked out of the room. My wife and I are both agree that the PB13 has a feel of it sucking you into whatever you are watching and believe me, she really does not care about this stuff.
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