One on top of another?

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  1. davidjohnson

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    I visited a house recently and the guy had two sub-woofers, one placed on top of the other!
    This struck me as being a bit odd and I am sure it can't be good sound wise.

    I am not an expert and I haven't heard them in action. I also wasn't sure what make they were, so can anybody tell me if this is a bad idea and why?

    Thanks.
     
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    It's a very good idea if you have multiple subs. You get increased headroom, SPL and lowered distortion levels whilst avoiding the accompanying phase issues. :)
     
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    What about if they're downward firing?
     
  4. davidjohnson

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    Oh right, shows what I know :blush:
    But would he be better off with something between them, like one of those isolation mats?

    They weren't downward firing by the way :rotfl:
     
  5. Nic Rhodes

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    You should get 6dB additional headroom, equivalent of 4x the amplifier power you may not listen to it any louder but it should be lower distortion
     
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    Interesting snippet. Nice to know the rough figures.

    Read and reread posts about multiple subs, but that is what I needed to know.
     
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    You only had to ask!!
     

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