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Low sub frequencies.

Discussion in 'Subwoofers' started by JIT, Jun 25, 2002.

  1. JIT

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    My current sub is rated at a low of 45Hz and so would buying the Paradigm PS1000 at 27Hz make a big improvement to my bottom end sound.
     
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    It depends on how the manufacturers publish their statistics and without the + or - Db figure the 45 Hz is meaningless.

    In any event 45Hz is hardly deep bass as my satellites go down to 50Hz.

    In short, the answer is yes, the Paradigm will be a significant improvement.
     
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    Something that only goes down to forty something Hertz isn't a subwoofer in my opinion.
    Ideally you should try and get a sub which goes flattish down to 20Hz since this is what the Dolby and DTS specs say.
     
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    Or you could buy a BagEnd Infrasub-18 or 12, which has extention down to 8 Hz... :) In some movies, bass below 20 Hz is present...

    But, like Spectre says, go for a sub which has bass down to 20 Hz flat in room. This does not mean it has to be flat in a anechoic situation. Room gain will extend bass down to 20 Hz in most cases, even if the specs mention 27 dB -3 dB.
     

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