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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-20-2014, 09:29 PM
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Posted By eljaycanuck
Correction to my previous post (because it was a...

Correction to my previous post (because it was a bit of cut-and-paste):
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-20-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By eljaycanuck
You should have a single RCA cable running from...

You should have a single RCA cable running from the AVR's SUBWOOFER pre-output to the LFE input on the sub. (The sub's owner's manual should tell you which input that is.)


After you run...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-20-2014, 11:44 AM
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Posted By eljaycanuck
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-20-2014, 09:26 AM
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Posted By eljaycanuck
I don't question that the subs were beat up - I...

I don't question that the subs were beat up - I question the customer's story about how they got that way.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-20-2014, 06:06 AM
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Posted By eljaycanuck
FWIW: - Overall, my experience with the gear...

FWIW:

- Overall, my experience with the gear I bought through ChaseHT has been good, too.

- I can't say I'm a big fan of Craig or his style, but aside from one major customer complaint (whose...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-18-2014, 06:25 PM
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Posted By eljaycanuck
"Well, touché!"...

"Well, touché!" (http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0003026/quotes) :)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-18-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By eljaycanuck
FWIW: I contacted iST (http://www.istonline.ca/)...

FWIW: I contacted iST (http://www.istonline.ca/) regarding the rubber ring on my UXL-18s. Mark's reply was:

When I indicated that I wanted to go with weather-stripping alone because cosmetics...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-18-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,788
Posted By eljaycanuck
Just a *bit* too far away...

Just a *bit* too far away...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-18-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 651
Posted By eljaycanuck
I had the same concern about the iNuke 6000DSP I...

I had the same concern about the iNuke 6000DSP I received: In one spot, the amp casing looked like it may have been lightly tampered with; and the bag with the owner's manual looked suspiciously...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-18-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 78
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Posted By eljaycanuck
If you live in the Ottawa area, I can swing by...

If you live in the Ottawa area, I can swing by with my OmniMic. ;)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-18-2014, 10:16 AM
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Posted By eljaycanuck
There's no free shipping / return shipping for us...

There's no free shipping / return shipping for us Canadians. :(


;)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-18-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 252
Posted By eljaycanuck
If you're stuck on buying from Amazon.com, get a...

If you're stuck on buying from Amazon.com, get a couple of NXG NX-BAS-500s (currently selling for $269.99/ea., shipped). They're well-rated - see Jim Wilson's review for more info...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-17-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 252
Posted By eljaycanuck
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-17-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By eljaycanuck
Go into your AVR's speaker set-up menu and make...

Go into your AVR's speaker set-up menu and make sure the speakers are set to "small" and the subwoofer is set to "yes" (or whatever the Yamaha equivalents of those two options are).

Also, your AVR...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-17-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,788
Posted By eljaycanuck
I use a spring-loaded clip for both my OmniMic...

I use a spring-loaded clip for both my OmniMic and my Audyssey mic. The "jaws" of the clip open wide enough to accommodate the base of the Audyssey mic.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-17-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,788
Posted By eljaycanuck
How to MultEQ...

How to MultEQ (http://www.audyssey.com/technologies/multeq/how-to)


Your AVR has MultEQ XT - you should be running Audyssey in 8 different positions.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-17-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,788
Posted By eljaycanuck
Have you run Audyssey and are the subwoofer...

Have you run Audyssey and are the subwoofer levels within a few dB of the levels of the speakers? Have you confirmed (using an SPL meter or a mic + REW) whether you've got a null at the MLP?

...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-16-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 75,109
Posted By eljaycanuck
I'll try playing with phase, but that dip has...

I'll try playing with phase, but that dip has always been there, whether it's been one sub or two up front, ported or sealed.


The only time the dip hasn't been there was when I forced a "flat to...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-16-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By eljaycanuck
IMO: 1. Toss the "crappy little subwoofer" and...

IMO:
1. Toss the "crappy little subwoofer" and get a Dayton SUB-1000 (http://www.parts-express.com/dayton-audio-sub-1000-10-100-watt-powered-subwoofer--300-628) ($109, shipped) or SUB-1200...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-16-2014, 05:55 PM
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Views: 75,109
Posted By eljaycanuck
No, that's room positioning. Here's a graph of...

No, that's room positioning. Here's a graph of the UXLs in those spots vs. the SS-18s in the same spots a few months ago:
- Audyssey off
- black = UXLs (w/ 80Hz x-over)
- red = SS-18s (w/ 200Hz...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-16-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 367
Posted By eljaycanuck
Fair enough. Given your suggestion to him, I...

Fair enough. Given your suggestion to him, I wasn't sure if you had read it.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-16-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2,463
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Posted By eljaycanuck
Here's the graph (+/-3dB to 16Hz, 80Hz x-over),...

Here's the graph (+/-3dB to 16Hz, 80Hz x-over), with:
- yellow = SS-18s (Aud off)
- green = UXLs (Aud off)
- red = all subs (Aud off)
- black = all subs (Aud on)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-16-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 367
Posted By eljaycanuck
The OP already owns the Onkyo.

The OP already owns the Onkyo.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-16-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 136
Posted By eljaycanuck
In ~2,500 cu.ft. - and for a little over your...

In ~2,500 cu.ft. - and for a little over your budget cap - you could even do something like dual SVS PB-1000 (http://www.svsound.com/subwoofers/dual-subwoofers/dual-pb-1000)s for $949, shipped. Lots...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-16-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 136
Posted By eljaycanuck
You're likely missing out on a LOT of deep bass /...

You're likely missing out on a LOT of deep bass / LFE. For HT, you do want that.



That sub - and any of the subs discussed earlier - will give you plenty of output and 20Hz (or lower)...
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