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Old 09-19-00, 01:39 AM
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I'm just curious what subs other people are using. I'm getting my Acoustic Research S300 sub this week. It's a 12" slot loaded sub with a 300 watt Bob Carver/Sunfire amp. Response rate is down to 22 Hz! I am really looking forward to it. What do you guys use and are you satisfied by your sub?
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I have a HSU 1220 w/ 500w amp in my HT setup and a velodyine 1200 in my 2 channel system. The Velodyine is ok, but the HSU is really nice--goes low, never barks, and sounds great.
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I use a Mirage BPS-150i and recently added a an older REL Strata to my HT system. Two subs really give you the advantage of getting smoooooth bass (max SPL is not my goal).

I think by far the hardest part about setting up HTs is sub placement.

Anyone with practical tips on getting flat bass response? I don't do corner placements, and I have a SPL and AVIA.

Thanks.
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Klipsch KSW(V?)-12. I frickin love that thing.

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Here's mine. Here's a link to how I made it.

I'm in the process of making 2 more subs with the Tempest driver from Adire Audio.

If you have the tools and desire, they are fun to make, and can be designed to really beat most commercial subs for a fraction of the price.

It goes down to 20Hz with ease.

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Paradigm PS1000---it's awesome!
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I have three JBL PSW-D115 15" 350 watt subs.

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I currently have the Mirage BPS-400 and will soon have a pair of SVS 20-39`S to go in the front corners of my hometheater.I also have a pair of Clark Synthesis 229`s tactile transducers mounted under my couch.
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JBL PSW110 it 150 watt 10" but it rocks my little world alright.
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I gotta agree with webbo,
I just bought the PS1000 and wow, is it
great! I moves my bowels like even I
can't!

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I have a REL100E...very tasty.
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I have the polk psw1200, it has dual twelves in it. Very loud and awesome. To bad it retails for 1300.
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What is the best cheapest sub?

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the best sub for the least money is the atlantic technology 162pbm. it was discontinued about a year ago. i picked it up at sound city for $149. it lists for $300. it won a home theater magazine face-off about two years ago. it really goes down to about 32hz, is small, looks good, and was cheap!

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HSU VYF-2 for 544 bucks. I am satisfied with it.

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I agree with cartman...the klipsch ksw-12 sub is the best investment I have ever made. Check out the review at www.audioreview.com
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Mine's also Paradigm PS-1000 its more than enough to pack punches in a big room and for music also.
And the price is also a bargain compared to other subs for this kind of performance.
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Two Mission 700AS subs.

Excellent bang for the buck IMO, especially if purchased in Canada, where they are manufactured.

Dave
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quote:<HR>Originally posted by webbo:
Paradigm PS1000---it's awesome!<HR>


I got the same one, paid about $200 for it shipped to me.

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I wish you could order Paradigm mail order... at least, legitimately

Brian

Oh... I just have the sub that came with the kenwood htb-502... it's alright though sometimes it vibrates with really low bass.
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I've got the JBL 350W 15 PSW-D115 sub. Picked it up for $252 after free shipping, a buy.com coupon, and ******.
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A Cerwin Vega HTS-12. Not to be confused with the inferior CV HT-12.

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Infinity BU-120 12" Powered Subwoofer with 150-Watt Digital Amplifier
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Wow, people seem to be proud of their subs. Mine is on it's way, I have tracking digits for it now. Hopefully by Friday I will be able to post how much I love my new sub.

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