Originally Posted by Polyrythm1k
Skeptical of field tests?
30hz dead zone?(what is this nonsense?)
Manufacturers adding noise to avoid dead spots?
All this skepticism(and fiction), but you’re gonna use an iPhone spl meter app, not mention the YouTube review thing. Do you really think an iPhone mic has a good enough response curve to accurately measure subwoofers? Everything in the above quote is fiction.
Well I ordered it Tuesday night and received it Today Thursday morning. It plays clean down to 3hz. Thanks Worldwide stereo for the quick shipping! (Not affiliated in any way, only thing I ever ordered there)
If I can contribute one thing to anyone in the World looking to buy a subwoofer and reading through this stuff it is this: 99% of the advice you get from 99% of people who appear to sound like experts is wrong 99% of the time.
Please, anyone looking for honest advice do not believe anyone who says you need two subs. I am in a room that is 3,342‘ ^3, not counting the entry foyer, Behind the seating area, which puts the space over 3,500’ ^3.
This SPL-120 is waaaaaay overpowered for this space. It can be felt at a relatively low volume, in rooms far away, through the walls. At a moderate volume, it moves so much air it blows air on us like a fan from 15.5 feet away! So that said, even if a PB-1000 has less output, it still would have been plenty too powerful for this space.
I’m not directing this at any one person, but I literally got only bad advice on the internet. It’s too bad. I had to read through enough of the claims of everyone saying that the subs don’t play below the stats ratings, to just not take that advice seriously. I can say they definitely do.
Don’t be afraid to buy a major brand that they sell in major stores, either.
We watched Into the spider verse to test it out. It sounds great. And, yes, I know, the right front speaker is too close to the TV, it’s going to be moved this weekend. I spent last week repositioning the hard wired surrounds, which required patching and painting. The end table to the right will be moved. That is a 15.5’ distance. Anyone going 2 subs this size at less distance In a room this size is just crazy.