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Kef Subwoofer

Discussion in 'Subwoofers' started by ashearer, Feb 28, 2002.

  1. ashearer

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    I have just got the Egg Sub/Sat package to go with my 3802. I haven't found the installation guide on the sub particularly clear.

    1. The cable I bought for the sub has one output lead and two input. I have connected this from the Sub Pre-out on the receiver to Line in left and right on the sub. Assume this is correct.

    2. I have set the crossover frequency for the sub on the receiver to 80 Hz. Do I set the frequency on the sub to the same? What's the difference between the two settings? Apologies if this is me being stupid.

    3. What the hell does phase control do and what should I set it to?

    Any help appreciated.

    Thanks.
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    Andy (not the more famous Alan?)
    I have the same set up albeit with the 3801
    Most of what you say is correct (sub cable etc)
    The Phase is only worth tinkering with if your sub is a long way from the sats (that's my interpretation anyway!)
    Setting my sats all to "small" gives me no control over the 3801 crossover but I have tried setting the sub control to 80 & 120 - I didnt find it made a huge difference so I've left it at the recommended 80 ...
    Hope that helps ... Paul ;)
     
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    Andy,

    1) is correct

    2) Leave the crossover frequency on the sub turned off which means turning it up to the maximum and let the amp do all of the distribution of frequencies.

    3) I can't remember the technical answer but sometimes switching the sub to out of phase helps with the integration of sub and speakers. Play with it and see which sounds best to you
     
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    Thanks Guys - I shall experiment tonight.
     

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