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Recommend a Subwoofer

Discussion in 'Subwoofers' started by johndon, Feb 3, 2002.

  1. johndon

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    I have a Toshibe 40WH08B 40" rear projection TV with Dolby Digital and am interested in getting a subwoofer to go with it.

    Are there any on the market that anyone would recommend to go with this TV.

    Thanks

    John
     
  2. Stuart Wright

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    My usual advice to get a REL because it goes with any speakers may not actually hold true so much when the speakers are those that came with the TV. Which are usually pretty poor.
    Your upgrade path should be a separate AV amp, 5 speakers and a subwoofer. In which case getting a REL is still a good choice.
    Most AV enthusiasts tend to mute their TV entirely and use separates which produce much better sound quality.
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    Actually the best advice is to audition subs for yourself from a shortlist. There are lots of good brands such as M&K, Velodyne, B&W, Vibe and Titan to name but a few.
    Read the reviews to make a shortlist.
     
  3. lidders

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    i would agree. I have spent the last year slowly building my system.
    At the moment I have not purchased a sub but with decent fronts centre and rears the system still sounds better than my friends Toshiba tv with built in dolby digital!
    I am considering making a sub, possibly the IPL acoustics kit but still saving at the moment.
     
  4. philmate

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    Depends on your budget and what space you have, IPL SW2 self build , (www.iplacoustics.co.uk) excellant little sub, £285, you could'nt ask for more. Other than that £500 will buy you a Paradigm Servo 15 which reading reviews and ears on experience on this site is the one to go for if you have the space as its as big as its output, well nearly..ish., other than that a Rel or M&K in your price range.

    Philmate.
    Phil.
     
  5. Robbbo

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    take look at my coments on deffs's thread

    I would also add the Pro50 from MJ Acoustics to you list

    Sevenoaks will dem it for you - you will not be disappointed
     

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