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Sub crossover settings ( once again )

Discussion in 'Subwoofers' started by killabeez, Jan 7, 2005.

  1. killabeez

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    Hi

    Would like some advice please on the setting up of the Amp and Sub crossover settings ( speakers set to small )

    Amp Pio 814 and the Sub MS309

    Only got >3< settings for setting up the crossover on the Amp 100/150/200
    and of course there is a variable range on the sub up to 200.

    What would be my best option for setting up these 2 items ?

    Many thanks for any advice recieved

    IAn,, :smashin:
     
  2. lostprophet

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    Personally I'd set the amp to 100hz and turn the sub xover to max or off, have a listen and see what you think
     
  3. Ian J

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    It all depends on what type of speakers you have. Assuming that you have main speakers capable of reproducing a reasonable frequency range I would go for 100Hz crossover on the amp. If they are diddy little lifestyle speakers you may need to have the crossover higher if they aren't capable of reproducing sounds under 150Hz
     
  4. killabeez

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    Thanks guys
    The fronts are Ms 302's and a Ms304 center, would the recomendations still be the same ?

    ( useing my old >small< sony ones at the rear, shame on me )
    Ian
     
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    100hz on amp and then max the sub crossover.
     
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    Another vote for bypass the sub and set the amp to 100Hz. That's what I find best on my setup, the major factor in my experience is how the amplifier implements it's bass management. My old Denon 1802 was rubbish for that so I had the crossover on my sub set to about 60Hz.
     
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    Cheers everybody, many thanks for your advice, Amp and Sub now set.

    All set to give it a major blow out tonight :) ( hope its not a blow up! )
    IAn,,
     

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