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Anyone with a JTR sub tell me how long the power cord is? I assume they are all the same length regardless of model. Going to install some 20 amp outlets and want to make sure I plan correctly.


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Anyone with a JTR sub tell me how long the power cord is? I assume they are all the same length regardless of model. Going to install some 20 amp outlets and want to make sure I plan correctly.


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It's less than or equal to 5 feet.

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It's less than or equal to 5 feet.
And the cord/connector is super thick, so plan to lose at least a foot if the connection points left and the plug is in the right...
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For all you jtr subwoofer owners/or submersive owners. Does the balanced minidsp put out enough voltage to power the speakerpower amps? Speakerpower could not tell me the voltage requirements to run the amp to its full capabilities.

I am sure alot of you have a minidsp in your chain. Just seeing how the minidsp has worked out for others with speakerpower amps. S2 owner here
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For all you jtr subwoofer owners/or submersive owners. Does the balanced minidsp put out enough voltage to power the speakerpower amps? Speakerpower could not tell me the voltage requirements to run the amp to its full capabilities.

I am sure alot of you have a minidsp in your chain. Just seeing how the minidsp has worked out for others with speakerpower amps. S2 owner here
I have been using a balance minidsp on my s2 for over a year now and it works perfectly. You will be fine.
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And the cord/connector is super thick, so plan to lose at least a foot if the connection points left and the plug is in the right...
Guys...thanks for the information. Was hoping it would be longer but glad I asked before I arbitrarily place the outlets.

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Anyone with a JTR sub tell me how long the power cord is? I assume they are all the same length regardless of model. Going to install some 20 amp outlets and want to make sure I plan correctly.


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they are 6 ft. Jeff confirmed that when I was purchasing
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they are 6 ft. Jeff confirmed that when I was purchasing
What did you purchase?

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For all you jtr subwoofer owners/or submersive owners. Does the balanced minidsp put out enough voltage to power the speakerpower amps? Speakerpower could not tell me the voltage requirements to run the amp to its full capabilities.

I am sure alot of you have a minidsp in your chain. Just seeing how the minidsp has worked out for others with speakerpower amps. S2 owner here
I have the balanced 2x4 minidsp and yes it has the voltage output to take the SP4000 to clip.

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I've got a trio of AE TD-18's which are supposed to be shipped out in the next few weeks and I've been thinking I'll use minidsp's to get them integrated. I'm just not sure at this point if I should get two 2x4's and just create a full range speaker with active crossover, or get an 8x8 so I can do the same thing but also add in the LFE to the td-18s for a few extra sources. I've got 4 sealed UXL's currently and 2 more I need to build boxes for. Any suggestions?

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What did you purchase?
Cap S2's. I haven't measured but they look 6 ft to me
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Guys...thanks for the information. Was hoping it would be longer but glad I asked before I arbitrarily place the outlets.
The OS uses a Powercon connector at the amp end. I have a new 15 footer laying around if you need it.

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Cap S2's. I haven't measured but they look 6 ft to me

That is plural so you got two of them? or more?
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The OS uses a Powercon connector at the amp end. I have a new 15 footer laying around if you need it.
Rob, thanks for that offer...unfortunately the OS is too big for my room....it was my first choice. I'm now thinking of a couple of S1's up front (the 215's take up too much space to even accommodate S2's). So do all the JTR sub's use the Powercon connector?

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That is plural so you got two of them? or more?
I purchased dual S2's. They were everything people make them up to be I must say. They are just effortless compared to my previous VTF15. At reference the 15H had a tendency to distort, while these it looks like they are just gliding along. It honestly looks like I am not even pushing them.

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Rob, thanks for that offer...unfortunately the OS is too big for my room....it was my first choice. I'm now thinking of a couple of S1's up front (the 215's take up too much space to even accommodate S2's). So do all the JTR sub's use the Powercon connector?
Yes all JTR subs use the powercon connector. The powercon connector only plugs into the amp so no worries. I actually love that it has that type of connector on the amp. No kids are gonna come around and unplug it thats for sure haha. Wall plug is standard 3 prong. I just had two dedicated 20a breakers installed for each sub just the other night. Played the same material at higher volumes than when I tripped the breaker and all is well. Jeff said if you trip your breaker on two dedicated lines you are listening either louder than a house should be able to handle or lengthy sine waves.
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Rob, thanks for that offer...unfortunately the OS is too big for my room....it was my first choice. I'm now thinking of a couple of S1's up front (the 215's take up too much space to even accommodate S2's). So do all the JTR sub's use the Powercon connector?
Ask Jeff if he can offer a Master / Slave option with the S1. Single units use the SP1-2400 wpc amp while the S2 has the SP1-4000 wpc. He may be able to run 2 x S1 off one SP1-4000 wpc amp.

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Ask Jeff if he can offer a Master / Slave option with the S1. Single units use the SP1-2400 wpc amp while the S2 has the SP1-4000 wpc. He may able to run 2 x S1 off one SP1-4000 wpc amp.
Interesting idea...didn't know Jeff had that option. I was considering 2 independent S1's up front...then later adding 1 or 2 more in the back of the room....or maybe 2 S1's up front and an S2 in the back.

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Interesting idea...didn't know Jeff had that option. I was considering 2 independent S1's up front...then later adding 1 or 2 more in the back of the room....or maybe 2 S1's up front and an S2 in the back.
It would seem like he could but have not read where its an available option yet. If he does it should save about 1k per pair.

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Is it possible to get the 215 RT with a built in amplifier?

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Is it possible to get the 215 RT with a built in amplifier?
I'm sure anything is possible for the right amount of money
Jeff uses SpeakerPower amps, the same brand of amps that Seaton uses in his powered Cat12 speakers. So Jeff is able to buy the same amps also.


That's actually a very interesting idea when you think about it, you could get optimal amp power to power the 215RT's to their full potential right from JTR. That would be a hell of an option when you consider how many guys have bought amps specifically to power the 215RT's that they bought to get the most out of them.
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I'm sure anything is possible for the right amount of money
Jeff uses SpeakerPower amps, the same brand of amps that Seaton uses in his powered Cat12 speakers. So Jeff is able to buy the same amps also.


That's actually a very interesting idea when you think about it, you could get optimal amp power to power the 215RT's to their full potential right from JTR. That would be a hell of an option when you consider how many guys have bought amps specifically to power the 215RT's that they bought to get the most out of them.
Anything is possible but as a lot of folks probably know, Mark (Seaton) and Jeff (JTR) are previous co-workers and friends. I thought I had read, or at least under the assumption, that they try not to play in each others space too much. Seaton does the powered speakers "thang" with DSP applied and Jeff plays in the standalone speaker market.
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I'm sure anything is possible for the right amount of money
Jeff uses SpeakerPower amps, the same brand of amps that Seaton uses in his powered Cat12 speakers. So Jeff is able to buy the same amps also.
When the price will be incredible it would be a shame.

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That's actually a very interesting idea when you think about it, you could get optimal amp power to power the 215RT's to their full potential right from JTR. That would be a hell of an option when you consider how many guys have bought amps specifically to power the 215RT's that they bought to get the most out of them.
That's exactly what I was thinking

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Interesting idea...didn't know Jeff had that option. I was considering 2 independent S1's up front...then later adding 1 or 2 more in the back of the room....or maybe 2 S1's up front and an S2 in the back.
Here's an option for you too.
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Anything is possible but as a lot of folks probably know, Mark (Seaton) and Jeff (JTR) are previous co-workers and friends. I thought I had read, or at least under the assumption, that they try not to play in each others space too much. Seaton does the powered speakers "thang" with DSP applied and Jeff plays in the standalone speaker market.
true but they are totally different animals, and it's really no different then both offering powered subs. Mark's about to release his SubM F2 XL which will be the exact same design as a Cap S2.
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Anything is possible but as a lot of folks probably know, Mark (Seaton) and Jeff (JTR) are previous co-workers and friends. I thought I had read, or at least under the assumption, that they try not to play in each others space too much. Seaton does the powered speakers "thang" with DSP applied and Jeff plays in the standalone speaker market.
This seems to be the unspoken rule/agreement.

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true but they are totally different animals, and it's really no different then both offering powered subs. Mark's about to release his SubM F2 XL which will be the exact same design as a Cap S2.
I saw the DO 18" SubM XL but not the F2 yet. I will bet that Marks not releasing these XL versions as contenders but S2 Conquerors. Of coarse it will cost $$$$$???
I wonder what the Cap "XL" or "el Hefe" will look like?

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I saw the DO 18" SubM XL but not the F2 yet. I will bet that Marks not releasing these XL versions as contenders but S2 Conquerors. Of coarse it will cost $$$$$???
I wonder what the Cap "XL" or "el Hefe" will look like?

I have a pm from Mark saying that he has a XL version of the SubM F2 coming out this year with 18" drivers.


I don't really think Mark would have any issues if Jeff built a custom powered version of a 215RT for a customer, like I mentioned before the two speakers are totally different animals.
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