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Discussion in 'Subwoofers' started by psychedelic, Nov 27, 2004.

  1. psychedelic

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    Hi guys hope somebody help me, I recently installed a 2.1 system with b&w vm1s and ASW 600. They sound great with movies but with music I feel I am missing out those mid range frequencies. I have tried changing the crossover frequency upto 140 but even that doesnt seem to help. Any suggestions!

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    140 Hz is a bit high for a crossover. I would have thought that 80Hz or 90Hz would be nearer the mark.

    What kind of amp are you using ?
     
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    I use a denon 1905 av receiver, does that make any difference Ian?
     
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    Sometimes when useing AV amps for music they don't sound particulary very good its just that they seem to be always missing something!, like the power that a stereo amp can provide.

    John
     
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    Not really but I wonderered if you were using a stereo amp instead.

    I wonder whether you have it set up right as the Denon 1905 has a variable crossover but it doesn't include 140Hz.

    Within the amps bass management you should have the speakers set to small and you have a choice of crossovers of 80/100/120/150Hz. I would start off at 80Hz and see what that sounds like.

    I am not familiar with the controls on the ASW600 but if you can switch the crossover off you should do so. If there is no on / off switch for the sub's internal crossover it should be set as high as possible as the idea is that the bass management is all handled by the amp and not by the sub at all.
     
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    Hi guys :hiya: thanks for all your help. just one more question what should be the frequency range of speakers for listening to music, should my speaker go all the way down to 20 hz or would something around 70 sufficient? :smashin:
     
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    I doubt whether 70Hz would be low enough but I don't think that much music on CD goes as low as 20Hz unless you are into that stuff that the reversed baseball cap brigade play with the windows open in their Saxo's
     
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    Didn't know Saxo owners liked classical organ music? :devil:

    Here's why they wear their hats back to front:
     

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