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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-21-2014, 10:23 PM
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Posted By basshead81
Brian, I do not need convincing. If I had to...

Brian, I do not need convincing. If I had to choose between the FV15HP or PB13 I would take the Rythmik without a doubt. From my understanding Josh will only bump the compression test up 3db instead...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-21-2014, 06:56 PM
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Posted By basshead81
yes I am suggesting adjusting the sub trim back...

yes I am suggesting adjusting the sub trim back and fourth between music and movies. different sources are recorded at different levels. That is part of the reason why you have a sub trim adjustment....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-21-2014, 02:15 PM
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Posted By basshead81
looking at data-bass sealed subs have higher...

looking at data-bass sealed subs have higher distortion then vented below 30hz. And the PB13 actually measures cleaner then the FV15HP. They both do pretty well in that regard so I am not sure that...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-21-2014, 09:36 AM
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Posted By basshead81
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attac...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=378377&stc=1&d=1416587761

Thanks for the reply. I wondered because when I looked at the Max long term power they both are very close....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-21-2014, 08:33 AM
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Posted By basshead81
A good flat response down to 65hz at what volume...

A good flat response down to 65hz at what volume levels? Sure they can probably play down to 65hz up to 85db, but asking them to do any heavy lifting at volumes above 90db is no bueno with a 80hz...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-21-2014, 08:24 AM
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Posted By basshead81
Yes but the FV15HP was tested with the limiter...

Yes but the FV15HP was tested with the limiter off...so I wonder how much output it would of put out with the limiter on? It is only apples to apples to compare both subs with the limiter engaged. I...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-21-2014, 12:13 AM
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Posted By basshead81
that large space is going to need at minimum a...

that large space is going to need at minimum a pair of SVS PB2000's or Reaction PV-15's.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-20-2014, 08:55 PM
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Posted By basshead81
I want to address a couple things being this...

I want to address a couple things being this topic comes up frequently. First the sub trim is in the AVR not the sub itself...Second you want to set the "Amp Gain" on the back of the sub to 2:00 then...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-20-2014, 08:48 PM
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Posted By basshead81
not sure where you got your information but a 4"...

not sure where you got your information but a 4" driver should never be crossed at 80hz...100hz minimum and 120hz would probably be better but then you might get some localization with the sub. I...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-20-2014, 09:19 AM
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Posted By basshead81
Did you try bumping up the sub trim another +3db...

Did you try bumping up the sub trim another +3db for music? I usually run a bit hotter(2-3db) for music over movies because I have a gradual rise from 80hz to 25-30hz. So naturally movies sound bass...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-20-2014, 07:48 AM
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Posted By basshead81
Wait a minute...you actually need to use REW...

Wait a minute...you actually need to use REW before you can give advice on how to use it. :p

Btw, sounds like you have being doing a lot of research...good for you my friend! Now time to put it to...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-19-2014, 08:25 AM
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Posted By basshead81
Coming from those that all have 2-4 subs lol....

Coming from those that all have 2-4 subs lol. Admit it, something about one subs is never "plenty". It's like going to work with one sock on. :)


I think you have a better chance of hitting the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-18-2014, 04:50 PM
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Posted By basshead81
how do I measure it?

how do I measure it?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-18-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 167
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Posted By basshead81
Time for avatar update...that was sooo yesterday....

Time for avatar update...that was sooo yesterday. :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-18-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By basshead81
DeepHZ audio is in Australia and sells SVS & PSA...

DeepHZ audio is in Australia and sells SVS & PSA . Have you checked with them?

http://www.deephzaudio.com/index.html
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-18-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 670
Posted By basshead81
Output is one of the most important metrics...

Output is one of the most important metrics because if you do not have enough of it the sound quality goes down. It is important to purchase a subsystem that will cover your output needs with...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-17-2014, 10:48 PM
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Posted By basshead81
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-17-2014, 10:08 PM
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Posted By basshead81
Alan, I already suggested 2 Triax's or Quad...

Alan, I already suggested 2 Triax's or Quad XV30's. You suddenly went back to XV15's as if the 30's were too imposing? As mentioned previously, It is up to you to decide if its worth giving up a...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-17-2014, 09:11 PM
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Posted By basshead81
Bummer! I was hoping those scenes that had the...

Bummer! I was hoping those scenes that had the low roll down into the ulf region were not filtered. Evidently the version I watched is just like the BR. :(
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-17-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,236
Posted By basshead81
I'll make it short and sweet.... Get the T-18's...

I'll make it short and sweet.... Get the T-18's and be done. :)

If you can afford flagship then buy flagship....no reason to settle for less especially in your large room. That is 6 18" drivers...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-17-2014, 07:44 PM
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Posted By basshead81
Ya Android FTW!

Ya Android FTW!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-17-2014, 06:07 PM
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Posted By basshead81
No stacking them would not change anything...

No stacking them would not change anything because this thread is based on 2m rms data with no boundy gain factored. You could actually see more or less output depending on room gain and room...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-17-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,236
Posted By basshead81
Just relax, take your time, and weigh your...

Just relax, take your time, and weigh your options. I kind of wondered about the free trial being you were returning a pair of 2yr old subs. I can not really blame him, most companies would not even...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-17-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,236
Posted By basshead81
actually I was about 6months ago. ;) The...

actually I was about 6months ago. ;)


The reason why I went vented was simply that at the time my budget would only allow either 1 XS30 or 2 XV15's. I initially was going to go 1 XS30 then add...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-17-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By basshead81
I would give the Reaction PS-15x a try.

I would give the Reaction PS-15x a try.
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