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Originally Posted by martinlk
Do you happen to have any advice on how to prevent a subwoofer from muddying up the sound stage? I don't know how to describe it, but I've always felt that my sub is too boomy and doesn't sound as crisp as an integrated unit (a regular speaker with both tweeter and woofer) does. Plus it look ugly.
Sad face :-(
Sounds like your sub is picking up some room gain. If located in a corner that can cause it. Try moving it out from any walls if possible. But your best bet is to do a sub crawl and find the best location. Try several locations and pick the best sounding location or the best based on your aesthetic preferences.
Where we want to put them does not always sound the best.
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