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In a corner

Discussion in 'Subwoofers' started by caleb, Mar 9, 2005.

  1. caleb

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    HELP PLEASE!

    I have a B&W ASW 850 which currently is to the right of my front speakers (B&W 802's).

    Due to WAF - I have been asked if it will go in the corner of the room.

    I tried this last night and nearly blew myself off my seat - the volume went up so much, and the sound was ver bloated and wooly.

    Is there any way to put a sub into a corner so this does not happen?

    Caleb
     
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    Caleb - If you were to use a BFD then you could tame the response that you are getting from a corner location.

    Cheers
    John
     
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    Sorry to be so stupid, but what is a BFD??

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    Caleb - Sorry here is a link that explains everything about the BFD which works as a Parametric Equaliser.

    www.snapbug.ws/bfd.htm

    Cheers
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    A corner isn't usually a good idea with a powerful sub, as you've discovered.

    I'd plea-bargain to have your sub just *inside* one of your speakers rather than out on a limb where it attracts attention like a sore thumb.

    Throw a nice cloth over it when it's not in use Then agree to a nice table lamp of her choice to sit on top. Soon it starts to be a furnishing piece that just happens to make decent bass when you are allowed to play with it.

    Don't put a pot plant or flower vase on top or there are bound to be spills.

    Keep an eye on the lamp if you do go that route. It might start walking off a cliff if the film gets too exiting.

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    Thanks Nimby - that's a great idea.

    Her indoors likes order - that's the main reason for changing from a servo 15 to the ASW (can't you hide that big black box!!).

    We'll see what a week of grovelling and eating out will do for the situation.

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    Exactly what happened to me when I moved my Velodyne CHT-15 into a corner - it definately prefers being between my main speakers.
     

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