A little advice needed

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  1. rs1612

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    Hi guys, first time posting on this forum!

    I recently purchased the Wharfedale Xarus 5000's for a really cheap price since the guy wanted rid of them quick. They are pretty outstanding, the bass on them is amazing, the mids are the best thing about them about them so much detail and bass in the mid section.

    I was thinking about getting an active subwoofer just to lower that frequency range a bit, as the speakers don't really go down that low in the bass section

    I wanted to know what your opinions of a good active subwoofer to pair with these speakers? Is it best to stick with Wharfedale make so they are similar sounding or is there another make that pair with wharfedale speakers well? I listen to many ranges of music, but my favorite is house/techno so I need a quick responding sub-woofer for all the bass lines haha!

    Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated guys
     
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    Sorry guys, posted in the wrong section, I have posted in the Subwoofer section! Not sure how to delete this thread.
     
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    Its not necessary to get a wharfdale sub, it wont be matched or similar to the speakers you have. That said, one of the most reasonable and well reviewed sub is the wharfdale SW150.
     
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    I have yet to find any sub that integrates properly especially for classical music and prefer TL speakers that have deep enough bass,
     
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    I actually have read up about the SW-150 .. Would that be worth it? I have seen them going for about £100 - £150 range.. I always prefer quality, would always be willing to spend a little extra IF it's worth it.
     
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    Dont know about many others, but i'm sure if you get a well reviewed one that fits your budget it will work well. The SW150 is a cheap model. It works fairly well, but there are better ones.
     
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    I'd go for a BK Electronics sub. They are sold with no middle man and are excellent value.

    Even the cheapest, the Gemini II is an excellent sub.

    Gemini

    I've owned two, still own one and they are as good as it gets at this price. The wharfedale is an 'adequate' cheap sub. Not a patch on the Gemini.
     
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