Subwoofer Choice - Music and Movies

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  1. samhain

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    I have kind of lost touch with the subwoofer community and as such wondered what is regarded as the best subwoofer under £1500 these days which gives fantastic control with music but also gives satisfying depth, power and scale with movies.

    Never an easy balance, usually you fall one way or the other.

    Cheers

    Stu
     
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    Take a look at velodyne EQ max range new out with auto EQ
     
  3. samhain

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    ported I see, less effective with music?
     
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    Consider the MJ Acoustics Ref 1 mk3.
    Serious sub with music. Yes it is ported but amazingly fast and tight. I demoed many subs as my system is mainly used for multi channel music and this was the best IMO. It is better for music than my previous MK V125 THX subs.
    No it is not made by or designed by BK.
    Fantastic build quality and finish.
     
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    IMO a ported sub will never match a sealed unit for speed and accuracy. Sealed units are more inefficient and require lots of power to drive them but are generally cleaner sounding. Low distortion is also a important factor for music replay. What are the room dimensions?
     
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    Cheers for that, room is small about 13 ft square
     
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    Small is not a bad thing but square is not ideal as the modes for width and length will coincide. A home audition of any sub you wish to buy is imperative.
     
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    Agreed. Well worth trying out any intended purchase at home before committing.
     

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