help needed - choice of 2 subwoofers

Discussion in 'Subwoofers' started by pmarb, Dec 2, 2001.

  1. pmarb

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    wanting to decide between a Yamaha SW-320 or a REL Q50
    any thoughts people? :)
     
  2. Ian J

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    No contest - REL wins every time.

    Don't be put off by the REL Q50 having only a 50 watt amplifier as I am still using the original Q Bass which only had a 40 watt amp but 40 REL watts seem to be the equivalent of many more from other manufacturers.

    Ian
     
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    thanks for the post Ian, anyone else? :)
     
  4. Jase

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    Go for the Rel.

    I went from a Yamaha 160 to a Rel Q200 - no contest, the Rel is way ahead.

    cheers
     
  5. dts_boy

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    bit different but i went from a £180 yamaha sw80 to a M&K vx100...what a difference!!! it is simply worth spending as much as you can on the sub and get cheaper speakers or if your savin just for a sub save a bit longer. my advice would be to listen to a few £700+ subs, you'll understand what i mean!:D
     
  6. leon

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    REL is the bizz
    i have a rel storm and it is crisp and sharp ,its 3 years old now and still works a treat also in the past ive have yam subs like the yst60 and 120 but the rel is great
     
  7. Phil Hinton

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    I think you now have your answer.

    And as a rel owner i am not biased...........Honest:p
     
  8. philmate

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    Or buy a self build an Iplacoustics SW2 for £285 all in or supply and fit off cuts of MDF yourself and have a sub built and finished in your style £300/400 cheaper..your money but hey...am I the only one.Or spend a grand or more (or the Paradigm at Richers £500 ) a big box but lots and lots of low end ooomphhhh I''ve read and tend to agree with .Its your pennies.

    Philmate.
     

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