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ncdrawl
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*really* test your subwoofers..
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Re: *really* test your subwoofers..

Not much of a test if you ask me. First of all there's hardly any LF, secondly very few people have actually witnessed a lift-off, so how to compare with reality?

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Re: *really* test your subwoofers..

if there is no LF, your subs suck. Plenty of LF in there..

ou will see that to do justice to the experience, you will need a low-distortion subwoofer system capable of producing up to ~119 dB SPL on peaks at 25 Hz and ~116 dB SPL at 16 Hz and below! If not, then you will not be able to feel the chest-thumping, clean solid bottom that is produced.

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Re: *really* test your subwoofers..

I never played the track on my stereo, only from the link on my headphones. It sounded very limited.

My sub plays from 23 - 60 Hz, according to the settings. It doesn't suck at all, but doesn't blow the dust off my jeans. If you think that's what a sub needs to do, we disagree.

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Unreal!

Incredible sound. Being present within the three mile radius must turn one into pudding.

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I never played the track on my stereo, only from the link on my headphones. It sounded very limited.

My sub plays from 23 - 60 Hz, according to the settings. It doesn't suck at all, but doesn't blow the dust off my jeans. If you think that's what a sub needs to do, we disagree.

Dude, if you can't hear the LF on your subs...then your subs aren't that great...because it *IS* there, in spades!

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Dude, if you can't hear the LF on your subs...then your subs aren't that great...because it *IS* there, in spades!


Yes, huge amounts of LF energy.

My sub goes to 8Hz per specs. This recording at higher volume is impressive.

(I've put an 8Hz sine wave through the sub. I can't hear it at all, but one can almost count the cone excursions.)

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