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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-27-2015, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Blacklightning
I think if you search a few years back you will...

I think if you search a few years back you will see the problem.
I have a version 1 and it makes a pop sound when I disconnect it from power and I get a small pop if I touch a piece of metal in the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-27-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 417
Posted By Blacklightning
I know your frustration. I have removed my towers...

I know your frustration. I have removed my towers from my system and replaced them with bookshelves that have better imaging and high frequencies.
I was able to get the sub to work well with them...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-27-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 417
Posted By Blacklightning
I'm not sure you can trust the high and low...

I'm not sure you can trust the high and low frequency charts from a cell phone mic but it's still a good tool.

What app did you use? I might compare it to REW.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-27-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 417
Posted By Blacklightning
I wanted a system that could go down to 16hz flat...

I wanted a system that could go down to 16hz flat and my speakers/amp run out of steam at high volumes.
Forum: Speakers   02-27-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 221
Posted By Blacklightning
All the amps in your system are being feed by the...

All the amps in your system are being feed by the same power supply so the power supply is the limit. If you are Passive Biamping with two different amps with two different power supply you "might"...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-24-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 628
Posted By Blacklightning
Can you take your measurement at a higher volume...

Can you take your measurement at a higher volume and include the noise floor?

Run it with just the sub and include the Mdat file in your post.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-24-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 238
Posted By Blacklightning
Why can't you turn the volume down on your mic...

Why can't you turn the volume down on your mic and crank the volume by 5 db and keep going until it maxes out?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-16-2015, 05:57 AM
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Views: 1,387,285
Posted By Blacklightning
great tips all-around but our ears are not...

great tips all-around but our ears are not perfect. A usb Mic and some software will go a long way to setup your room.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-14-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17,907
Views: 1,387,285
Posted By Blacklightning
This forum has a lot of home theater guy so the...

This forum has a lot of home theater guy so the F12g does not get a lot of love here. The F12g is second only to the new F8 for music. You will be very happy with it as long as it has the output for...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-14-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By Blacklightning
I guess my question is why the F12 and not the...

I guess my question is why the F12 and not the F15 or D15. The SB13 is a great sub and I don't think it's going to be worst than the other options. I think you may have to look at your room. Have you...
Forum: Speakers   02-13-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,412
Posted By Blacklightning
A lot of things have been said. But you should...

A lot of things have been said. But you should get what will sound better in your room. Get both and see wwhich one "is" better. Sell the loser used.

No one can tell you which is better in your...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-09-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,412
Posted By Blacklightning
You need to have a budget in mind. The subs that...

You need to have a budget in mind. The subs that most people talk about here are the best you can buy for the money. So in most cases a $1100 sub will be "better" than a $1000 sub and so on and so...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-09-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,412
Posted By Blacklightning
Both subs are great, Get the one you can get...

Both subs are great, Get the one you can get right away.

HSU makes great subs and is great for its price point. Rythmik will be releasing a cheaper sub that I think will be in direct competition...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-06-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17,907
Views: 1,387,285
Posted By Blacklightning
Great you see you using the F8 but are you using...

Great you see you using the F8 but are you using them for mostly HT? I figured the F8 is mostly for Music only systems.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-05-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 417
Posted By Blacklightning
I think you need to spend $75 on a UMIK-1 Mic and...

I think you need to spend $75 on a UMIK-1 Mic and download REW. Then you can run tests and see what is happening in your room with your speakers.

I had the same problem as you and I kept returning...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-05-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 417
Posted By Blacklightning
You will understand your settings once you see a...

You will understand your settings once you see a graph.

Your speakers having a level of 75db is just an average or peak. Singles frequencies can be +/- 20db or more.

The blue (Sub only) and...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-03-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 145
Posted By Blacklightning
Hey, I'm a huge Classical Music fan and I can...

Hey,
I'm a huge Classical Music fan and I can tell you from personal experience that I would rather have a good Full range speaker than a sub. For the sole reason that a sub for Home Theater is...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-02-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,579
Posted By Blacklightning
Read more:...

Read more: http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/home-audio-subwoofers/93249-powersound-audio-xs15se-discussion-thread.html#ixzz3Qc1iZmft

Best I could find. The E15HP and F15HP are close and...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-02-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17,907
Views: 1,387,285
Posted By Blacklightning
I would to but I want to know frequency response...

I would to but I want to know frequency response compared to F12 and F15.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-30-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 335
Posted By Blacklightning
You know what give it a try or keep it until you...

You know what give it a try or keep it until you upgrade. You will be able to sell it for the same price. So it will be like a free demo or cheap trial.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-30-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 335
Posted By Blacklightning
Unless you are hard core into Music and...

Unless you are hard core into Music and brainwashed, stick with ported for your situation.
You will get more output for your dollar.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-29-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 335
Posted By Blacklightning
Nothing that is going to really help the OP with...

Nothing that is going to really help the OP with 10" drivers in his towers.
I think he should just start his budget at $600 cdn.

I know he asked for a $300 budget sub but I have been in his shoes...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-29-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 335
Posted By Blacklightning
The SW110 can barely play lower then 30hz....

The SW110 can barely play lower then 30hz. :confused:

http://img4.audio.de/Klipsch-SW-110-f630x378-ffffff-C-7f0c91d8-47522515.jpg
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-29-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 335
Posted By Blacklightning
Go to Sonicboom audio they are Canadian, have the...

Go to Sonicboom audio they are Canadian, have the subs in stock and ship from canada and deal in Canadian dollars.
The PB-1000 is currently $583.83 cdn. ...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-29-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 335
Posted By Blacklightning
hey, I'm also in Canada too. I feel your pain. ...

hey, I'm also in Canada too. I feel your pain.
I ended up going used and got a Paradigm Servo 15 for $450. The only new sub I would buy close to that is SVS PB/SB 1000 for around $500 cdn.

Do not...
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