Need a cheap subwoofer

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  1. Khearts

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    Hey guys,

    Im buying these speakers for my yamaha amp
    http://www.acoustic-energy.co.uk/Product_range/Aegis_series/Aegis_evo_3.asp

    but the guy im getting them off doesnt have a sub, so Im looking to buy a cheap subwoofer. I have a goodmans 75w sub just incase I cant find 1.

    Looking for a second hand, around £50. as cheap as possible. Hoping to get it by next week for mgs4.

    Thanks guys
     
  2. cribeiro

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    50 pound will not buy you a subwoofer that performs better than those speakers, IMHO. And again IMHO, no sub is better than bad sub. So you'd better save longer and look for a second hand, decent sub in the classifieds ;)
     
  3. Khearts

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    Really?

    Theres surround sound sets for like £200 including a sub, so I cant find a second hand sub for less then £100?
     
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    :) Oh, you probably can, but don't expect miracles :)
    What I mean is that your speakers deserve a good subwoofer. Compared with a 50 pounds subwoofer, the bass of your speakers will probably be better (just a guess).
     
  5. kjt2004

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    All the above are true

    However if you are experimenting and just trying to find a sub

    I got mine MS 308 for £50 of ebay , Luckily i knew the seller and had to collect

    You can get a cheap gale off richer sounds £69 i think

    None are brilliant but i dont want thunderous explosions my neighbours will complain

    And it goes plenty loud enough for me

    regards
     
  6. cribeiro

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    Thanks for putting things into perspective. Sometimes we go too crazy about reaching 15Hz :devil: The truth is, if you have never heard a monster sub:suicide:, then an entry-level one will probably sound impressive.
     
  7. Khearts

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    Thanks guys. Ill have a look around on ebay and the forums. to see if I can find anything. I dont want something to strong, i live with a few ppl.
     
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    You could try ebay for a mordaunt short 308 or a gale 3070 the gale is actually ok and you will get one cheap it comes in beach or black and i have had one in the past when I first started up
     
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    My Gale 3070 is all-right too but I keep it very quiet! I know I'm missing out on something 'bigger' but with small kids I don't want to give them nightmares.

    Having said that, I'm considering a REL Quake - just 'cos it fits under the side table :)
     

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