Small room,low volume, which sub??

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  1. Badger0-0

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    Hi folks :smashin:

    Yeah, another 'which Sub' post, sorry.

    Thing is, I have a 19ft x 9 ft room.
    I also have neighbours with kids.
    Being a considerate Brummie (according to a recent survey, we're the rudest in the country, but I digress) , my question is, is it worth buying a decent sub, when I can only pump up the volume at weekends and even then at, I'm guessing, 90Db max ???

    I saw a Mordaunt Short (prob 309) at RS for £229 and thought maybe it was a bit OTT.
    But would this be the best to match my setup?

    I'm running MS 902's front, cheapey Eltax centre and MS 903's rear.
    My sub at the min is a Videologic digitheatre job. It sounds poor, really muddy, IMO and needs changing. I know it can't handle the power of my Yam 557 amp, so I have it turned down, to avoid distortion.

    I will probably upgrade things, but slowly and for quality, not volume

    So any recommendations would be nice.
    Obviously the cheaper the better ;)
    PS thoughts on a centre would be good too :smashin:
     
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    The MS309 would be an excellent subwoofer choice as it's quite restrained compared to some but has everything where it counts.

    For a centre speaker you really want the MS model which matches your MS902s. :)
     
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    A decent sub does make a big difference and even if you can only "pump up the volume" at weekends it is more than many people can manage.
     
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    Ok many thanks guys.
    I think that's the route I'll go down. :smashin:
     

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