Cover up that sub

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  1. bob1

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    Due to some recent changes my sub needs to blend in a bit more,my 32" tv has been swaped for a plasma on the wall. The problem now is that the sub isn't hid by the tv and the wifey dosen't like to see it, infact she said can't we get rid of that thing for something smaller :eek: .Is it possible to cover the sub over with a cloth without affecting it , i really don't want to change it for something smaller because it will be a downgrade at the moment because i wouldn't be able to spend any money till later in the year.
     
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    A dark item in general will appear bigger than a lighter one. You could either paint it, cover it up with a colourful drape (towel or other) as I did with my black Ultra/2. Just be careful not to block driver or vent hole.
     
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    Hi

    What I ended doing when a previous (in) significant (ex) took offence to a brace of DD15's was to throw a couple of Sari's over the top and finish off the sub with a bit of pohished limestone.... her mum was not impressed with the use of HER sari's !!!!



    Kishoo
     
  4. Mr Incredible

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    Can you hide the sub behind a chair in a corner and run a longer connection to it? I see you have a BFD so you should be able to even any anomolies due to the change.
     
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    Yep,

    thats acceptable .... corners are best ...:clap:
     
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    I've recently introduced an overly large sub into my room. I experienced all manner of whining sounds that interfered with my measurement and calibration efforts. I found that an effort to apply a non-AV subjective deafness has greatly improved the objective measurements. As with all new products or changes, there is a certain 'running in period' that follows before true optimisation of the situation is achieved. I am now down to about 2 minutes per day were I find less than optimum results are achieved due to auditory interference. I have been informed, elsewhere on this forum, that the running in period for my sub is nearly 100 hours, I am, therefore, quite happy the way things are progressing after about 30.

    Yours in sympathy

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    rofl classic
     
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    Put a square of toughened glass on it and say you've bought a new coffee table :)
     
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    Contrary to Ettepets's opinion a light object appears larger than a dark one. Just look at somebody with a nice tan compared with the pale and uninteresting version. :devil:

    Disguise a sub as ordinary furniture and it will become invisible.

    Match the background colour and it becomes instantly camouflaged.

    Introduce the concept of a cloth throw-over and ask for advice on choice and colour and posh decorative object to finish it off. Remove fragile objects before firing up the sub.

    Make her think it was her idea in the first place!

    No plants though! :nono:
     
  10. Ian J

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    Why ? Was she still wearing them :)
     
  11. Ettepet

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    I think it has a lot to do with the surroundings, if you live in a dark place black will obviously not stand out. ;)
     
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    Fat people wear black as it is a slimming colour. Not that I know any.

    Russell
     
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    That's funny, becasue I've never seen any fat people wear black, only slim ones.

    Wait a minute............
     
  14. Steve N

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    I have to agree with you. I found this to be the case from personal experience.
    I said as much on this thread in Post #9 :-
    http://www.avforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=316994

     
  15. bob1

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    Thanks for the input guys, i will have to wait till we fully decorate the room and see if it will fit in ,i'm sure i can get it to stop.:rolleyes:
     
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    The skinny ones are goths and they don't count as people.

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