Sub Under Stairs

Discussion in 'Subwoofers' started by drum63, Jul 14, 2004.

  1. drum63

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    Nov 20, 2003
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    Having read the "sub behind sofa" thread, thought I would ask this question.

    In my house the staircase comes down into the lounge, (which is where I have my AV kit).
    The space under the stairs is just the right size for a PB1-ISD, but I'm unsure whether having a downward firing sub in an enclosed space would cause any problems.

    My XLS is currently part way under and doesn't behave any differently there than in a more open area but obviously that is front firing.
    I'm not too worried about boom as I have just acquired a BFD, which has tamed a nasty room mode quite nicely.
    Now I'm hearing cleaner bass but I want a bit more of it. (Must also stop reading these threads :) )

    I'm about to send my room details over to SVS and will ask them the same question but I'm also interested if anyone here has used a similar type of semi-enclosed space for their down-firing sub.

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