best sub for bookshelf speakers?

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  1. grahamfocal

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    Hi I am looking to match my bookshelf speakers linn Kann size to a decent sub, I have been getting a little carried away in looking for the biggest sub, but realising that there will be a hole in the middle of the sound if I do this.
    I like music, but love the feel of a good kick in the teeth of a good sub on movies, so a good all rounder would do.

    Thanks
     
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    Price?

    The BK XLS200 is a good starting point, but can be bettered if you want to spend more.
     
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    got about £400 was thinking of the BK, so which one would be better, could I go to the monolith, or is that too big?
    thanks
     
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    Get the Monolith, no contest.
    It's only too big physically. But if you can live with it, it's a great sub for the money.

    I meant to answer your "there will be a hole in the middle of the sound", but forgot.
    I can't see it being a problem myself, although I don't know the specs for the Kanns. If they can go down to 110-120hz, it won't be a problem, imo.
     
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    was hoping that you would say that, monolith it is, all i have to do now, is convince the wife, hmm great coffee table love.

    might try to save a bit by looking for a sec hand one, that may win the vote.

    thanks again.:thumbsup:
     
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    Blimey, you might want to hear other views first :D

    I doubt there would be many to argue though.
     
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    I agree with Badger that a Monolith should be £400 well spent
     

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