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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-01-2014, 03:54 PM
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Posted By eljaycanuck
Dayton Audio SUB-1200 ($129, shipped, at...

Dayton Audio SUB-1200 ($129, shipped, at parts-express.com).
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-01-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 33
Posted By eljaycanuck
You can wire it as you indicated, or also by...

You can wire it as you indicated, or also by running one pair of wires from Channel A to your speakers and one pair of wires from Channel A to the high-level inputs on the sub.

IMO, you should...
Forum: Speakers   10-01-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By eljaycanuck
My favourite is Paradigm. There are...

My favourite is Paradigm.



There are plenty I wouldn't buy from, but I can't say I hate any of them.
Forum: Speakers   10-01-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 52
Posted By eljaycanuck
A bit over budget, but I'd go with something...

A bit over budget, but I'd go with something like:
- a pair of PA-style speakers (e.g., Chane Theater Ten (http://www.chanemusiccinema.com/chane-home-theater-loudspeakers/Theater-Ten) ($600/pr.));...
Forum: Speakers   10-01-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 368
Posted By eljaycanuck
My buddy's 15' x 18' x 7.5' room. It had* THE...

My buddy's 15' x 18' x 7.5' room. It had* THE best sound. Killer room gain for his subs, too. :cool:


(*He bought a new house and no longer has that room. :( )
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-01-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,161
Posted By eljaycanuck
If I were HSU and I had a business model that was...

If I were HSU and I had a business model that was working well for me, I'd leave well enough alone. If the model stopped working, I'd change it.


There will always be potential customers or...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-30-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 518
Posted By eljaycanuck
Overall, the default settings seem reasonable. ...

Overall, the default settings seem reasonable.



Looks good.


If there's no difference between 60 and 80Hz, go with 80Hz and let the sub handle the lower frequencies.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-29-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By eljaycanuck
The OP's budget cap is $817; the LV12R is $599,...

The OP's budget cap is $817; the LV12R is $599, shipped.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-29-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By eljaycanuck
Nope, that's the sub to get at that price point. ...

Nope, that's the sub to get at that price point. Go for it, and enjoy! :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-29-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,089
Posted By eljaycanuck
IMO, the 550W XS15 should easily out-perform the...

IMO, the 550W XS15 should easily out-perform the little 300W Monitor SUB 12 in terms of extension and overall output.

Sound quality would likely be comparable.
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FWIW:...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-29-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By eljaycanuck
Other options include: - HSU VTF-3 MK4...

Other options include:
- HSU VTF-3 MK4 (currently on sale for $629 + $99 shipping)
- PSA XS15se ($799, shipped)
- SVS PB-2000 ($799, shipped)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-29-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By eljaycanuck
+1 to getting a PL-200 now and adding a second...

+1 to getting a PL-200 now and adding a second one if*/when you feel you want/need another one. (*You may find that one is enough.)


If you properly integrate the sub into your system, it should...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-27-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By eljaycanuck
Since you're eyeing an almost-$200 sub, I'd go...

Since you're eyeing an almost-$200 sub, I'd go with the BIC F-12 (http://www.bicamerica.com/showpage.php?brand=2&type=8&spkrID=84) @ $198.11, shipped...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-27-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By eljaycanuck
The PSW10 is a decent enough sub for a smaller...

The PSW10 is a decent enough sub for a smaller room and at more moderate volumes. But it's often available for $99 (or even a bit less), so if you do buy it, don't pay more than that.

The Sony is...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-27-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By eljaycanuck
I set up my first HT - complete with a...

I set up my first HT - complete with a monster-sized 51" Hitachi RPTV - in my family room in 2003. That set-up included a DefTech ProSub 200TL.

In early 2008, in anticipation of moving my HT to...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-25-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By eljaycanuck
Dayton Audio SUB-1200 - $129, shipped, at...

Dayton Audio SUB-1200 - $129, shipped, at parts-express.com.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-24-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,121
Posted By eljaycanuck
If the bass is too agile and fast, it escapes and...

If the bass is too agile and fast, it escapes and you can't enjoy the music. That's why less-athletic drivers are actually better. :D
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-24-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,121
Posted By eljaycanuck
I don't understand how a subwoofer that sounds...

I don't understand how a subwoofer that sounds like full-range speaker is a "real deal" subwoofer.


IMO, a "real deal" subwoofer should sound and perform like, well, a subwoofer.


YMMV, of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-24-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,121
Posted By eljaycanuck
+1.

+1.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-24-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,121
Posted By eljaycanuck
3 + the PV1D = 4. :)

3 + the PV1D = 4. :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-24-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 66,954
Posted By eljaycanuck
Unless something's changed, the SA1000 has a...

Unless something's changed, the SA1000 has a single band of PEQ, which is great if you want/need to EQ at only one frequency.


IMO, focus on buying the best-performing sub for the money and add...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-23-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By eljaycanuck
Huh, I thought the preferred horizontal range was...

Huh, I thought the preferred horizontal range was 5-200Hz. :confused:

-- Edit --
According to kbarnes701...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-23-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By eljaycanuck
Congrats! :cool: Once you get it, make...

Congrats! :cool:


Once you get it, make sure you take the time to:
- read the manual; and
- properly integrate the sub into your system.


And then enjoy! :D
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-22-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By eljaycanuck
11 x 25 isn't a small room. Get the Outlaw LFM-1...

11 x 25 isn't a small room. Get the Outlaw LFM-1 Plus while it's still on sale for $499, shipped.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-22-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By eljaycanuck
The generally recommended route is to buy the...

The generally recommended route is to buy the best sub you can afford, then add a second one down the road if/when your budget permits. I suggest you go with the LFM-1 Plus while it's currently on...
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