Originally Posted by bass addict
I wish. I just loaded up my PB12/2 Ultra that my friend bought, and there is no way in hell I'm hauling that back down to the basement.
Break out the handtruck!
That or borrow something like an Energy 10.3 from someone, heh.
Originally Posted by SeaNile
Just read all 24 pages. I need more bass!
YES you do. Definitely stop over Friday if you can.
Update - I reran Audyssey using both sub channels. Fronts on channel 1 and rears on channel 2. EQ with this method was a bit trickier. It was certainly easier using just one sub channel and I may go back to that. Weird thing though - even when I set my speaker config to 1 subwoofer, when I run Audyssey it is still looking for both subs and errors out, WTF. I suppose I will figure it out eventually.
Anyway, when I started out I had a huge hump in the midrange, totally unlike what I saw when only running 1 sub channel. After some (ok a few HOURS, ugh) tinkering, I noticed that Audyssey had both some channel levels fully maxed out at -12 even with my amp gain at 50%, haha. I normally wait until after EQ to level match but in this case doing it beforehand took care of my issue. Once both subs channels were set to the same level at the LP, I was back to what I was used to seeing. Here is what we're looking at - smoothing or no smoothing pretty much looks the same.
Such a smooth sound overall, although I still run music about 8DB hot. I've noticed the mains can't hang without distorting once I get to +5 on the dial.
Yes, this is an obscene level but that's what this hobby is all about. I'm going to try powering them with my EP4000 to see if that helps to keep them from distorting at that level. I'll be going from ~120 watts to ~450 to each speaker.
The cool part is smoothing or no smoothing pretty much looks the same except it extends about 0.5db lower with smoothing on.