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Quake v AS80 v SW150 v MS309


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Considering a small system of either 5x Canton CD50 or 5x B&W M-1.

My budget has already grown so I'm looking at reasonable budget subs. Which of these would you recommend?

Rel Quake (2nd Hand)
Canton AS80
Wharfdale SW150
Mordaunt Short MS309




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i own a quake, nice little sub, its more suited to providing a good quality bass rather than quantity tho, turn it up too loud and it does tend to lose control.......i'd say use in a room no bigger than 12x18 for best effect....

it does however still go very low considering its size....lower than most subs do at the price range.......

i dont know how it compares to the other ones u mentioned, but i give it a thumbs up.....can be had for around £300 now i think from Sevenoaks brand new, however you could probably get it second hand for under £200 quite easily....


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oh, however, if could pay off a total of £650-700 over the next 9 months, pop in to sevenoaks and take up their 9months interest free credit and get the Strata 5.....heh....its a whole new world...lol

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