Originally Posted by ExToker
My suggestion(s) towards Robert were considering his room size of 10 x 10 x 8.
A 10" imo would rock the room. My old VTF-2 did so in a 15 x 12 x 8. Since I moved to a 14 x 20 x 7, more ooomph was need.
Ive read lots of good things about the VTF-3 turbo, however in both mine and Roberts case (with that animal), we would both likely have all the drywall joints cracked, bleeding ears, and be homeless
Glad I didn't pull the trigger on the STF-2. At first, I was a little bummed that the $319 sale price ended, going back to the original $349 price. Then I started looking at the VTF-1 with the Black Friday price. I notice the STF-1 was also on sale but figured why settle for this first level sub even though very good for the price when the VTF-1 would be worth the price difference considering the $379 sale price. It seems like I would get considerably more by spending $125 more since I'll be able to tune the sub for music or HT along with HSU saying it is a better sub than the STF-2 even though the specs are similar. I'm sure the dual ports help along with thinking someone said the magnet is slightly bigger. It must be since it is a little heavier. Also heard the finish is a little better (maybe that was the finish on the STF-1). Either way, I believe the VTF-1 is also a 1/2" taller than the STF-2 as well.
I would order today but with having 2 weeks off starting Christmas week, I figure it will probably be best to order toward the end of the Black Friday sale which end 11/29 so I'll have more of the 30 day trial period to use. With my small room, I'm not expecting to have issues and return it but still feel like better to wait.
Just out of curiosity, is the VTF-1 really a better sub than the older version VTF-2 (I believe II version versus the new III one)? Not sure if it is marketing by saying less power provides more or maybe the sub ports and box design such as bracing is better designed.
Hopefully once I get the VTF-1, it will last me a very long time. Definitely like all the posts I read about the HSU subs being musical, detailed and defined. It seems a common theme with the ED A2-300 being able to provide more air but not being as musical. Someone on another thread upgraded their VTF-1 to this ED model and said the ED moved more air but the HSU sub was easily hands down more musical when it came to bass guitar and kick drum notes. There is so much music involved in movies, I want this more than just moving air. Of course the VTF-1 should be able to provide plenty of oomph in my small 10' x 10' x 8' foot.
Looking forward to ordering it soon. I asked Pete from HSU if he would be able to extend the audition to end of year if I ordered today.
I'll see what he says, hopefully he can swing it so I'll possibly have right before Thanksgiving.