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I don't know really anything on the specs of subs, so I could use to really good help as what to buy. I appreciate honest opinions.


I have narrowed my choices to: Yamaha YST-SW320

Velodyne DLS-3750R

Velodyne DPS-10

HSU STF-2

Polk Audio PSW404
 

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I don't know the Yammy or the 3750. From the rest, IMO, the HSU would be the clear choice.
 

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Why not also inlude the SVS PB10-ISD? From your list, I would rank them:


1. Hsu

2. DLS/ DPS (they sound the same to me - just different controls)

4. Polk
 

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STF-2

(Keep in mind it's a 10" woofer, uses a 200 watt amp, and weighs 44lbs)


Also consider this one for the money. Two of them cold possibly embarrass one STF-2 or PB10 if the budget and space is available. I'm a big fan of dual subs. This is not your typical E series sub from JBL. It weighs in at a hefty 65lbs and retails for $699. You can pick them up at ubid below. A lot has to do with your taste in bass. Are you a HT guy, or prefer music? The JBL may be better for music, as it won't go down as low as the SVS PB10 (you know, that U-571 depth-charge bass). But 22Hz is nothing to scoff at.

http://www.jbl.com/home/products/pro...=S120PII&Buy=N

http://www.ubid.com/actn/opn/getpage...=1226&SPOTID=4
 

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I'm more into Home theater, but I do want the bass to hit nicely when listening to music.
 

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STF-2

(Keep in mind it's a 10" woofer, uses a 200 watt amp, and weighs 44lbs)


Also consider this one for the money. Two of them cold possibly embarrass one STF-2 or PB10 if the budget and space is available. I'm a big fan of dual subs. This is not your typical E series sub from JBL. It weighs in at a hefty 65lbs and retails for $699. You can pick them up at ubid below. A lot has to do with your taste in bass. Are you a HT guy, or prefer music? The JBL may be better for music, as it won't go down as low as the SVS PB10 (you know, that U-571 depth-charge bass). But 22Hz is nothing to scoff at.

http://www.jbl.com/home/products/pro...=S120PII&Buy=N

http://www.ubid.com/actn/opn/getpage...=1226&SPOTID=4
At UBID.Com I can get the JBL S120PII for $280 + shipping. I already have a Polk Audio PSW303, but I dont think it is enough so I was going to add one more sub. I have hard wood floors so if I go to big of a sub it might be to much. So do you think the S120PII by itself is better than the stf-2?
 

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At UBID.Com I can get the JBL S120PII for $280 + shipping. I already have a Polk Audio PSW303, but I dont think it is enough so I was going to add one more sub. I have hard wood floors so if I go to big of a sub it might be to much. So do you think the S120PII by itself is better than the stf-2?
I've not compared them side by side, but IMHO would say the S120PII probably is closer in comparison to the STF-3. You get a larger cabinet on the SFT-3, but less power.


Either sub properly (or improperly) placed in a room will make a world of difference.


Even the Polk 505 won't compare to either of these subs. I'm not a Polk basher (I own the RTi/CSi/FXi series), I just hate their subs. ;)
 

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Originally Posted by billybob_jcv
Why not also inlude the SVS PB10-ISD? From your list, I would rank them:


1. Hsu

2. DLS/ DPS (they sound the same to me - just different controls)

4. Polk


Billy: What happened to number 3? :confused:


You can can pick up a DPS 12 for around $400.00 plus shipping. If you check out the site below forget about the adv. pricing and talk to a hungry salesmen. Also, Sound City.Com has the DLS 3750R on sale for $189.00. These dealers are authorized. If you shop around you will find that you can get some very competitive prices on Velodyne.

http://www.legacyaudiovideo.com/dlseddldldl.html


Ian ;)
 
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