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Subwoofer for Yamaha YSP-1 Sound Projector

Discussion in 'Subwoofers' started by Sprout Crumble, May 1, 2005.

  1. Sprout Crumble

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    Looking for a sub that would be a good partner for this.

    Don't really want to spend more than £150 but funds are available if there is a GENUINE benefit to going a bit higher.

    Cheers
     
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    I recommend something like the REL Quake or the Stampede as a minimum. We actually use the B&W PV1 in our demo room the YSP-1 all the time. Unless you buy second hand I don't think £150 is a realistic budget.
     
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    Doesn't have to be the latest. What does the PV1 sound like, Nice balance with the Yam?
     
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    The pv1 is a £950 subwoofer .
     
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    Yeh, I know. Just curious as to the kind of sub sound that would compliment the YSP.
     
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    Any good subwoofer would complement the ysp ,the trouble is for £150 your limiting yourself to second hand. Whats the other equipnemt you have?
     
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    I see that the budget is not fixed ,how high would you go?
     
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    Just had a look at the ysp-1 ,it seems that it as built in amps with a subwoofer out ,i thought it was just a speaker.
    If you haven't looked allready look up the xls200 on the bk website at £279 its more than you wanted to pay but its better than waisting £150 CLICK HERE
     
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    The Ruark Vita 50 from BK electronics will probably do a good value-for-money job for £150.
    But the XLS200 would do an even better job!
    ..PJ
     
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    There really are GENUINE performance benefits in spending a bit more
     
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    That XLS looks good and the moneys ok.

    I have a polished limestone floor so given that, would I be better with a downward or forward firing sub?

    The rooms not particularly large either.
     
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    There shouldn't be any predictable difference between the forward- and downward-firing units. I would recommend forward firing if you go for a black or silver model but downward firing if you want one of the wooden finishes. :)
     
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    The FF looks luv-er-ly in cherry!

    ;) ...PJ
     
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    Is there any difference in 'spaciousness' between the two. Would the forward firer be more directional, something i'm keen to avoid in my awkward shaped room. (hence the ysp-1).
    Certainly no question of the floor muffling a downward firer. Very solid surface indeed.
     
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    No difference at all unless you sit very close to the sub, even then the DF may have the same effect. There's just no way of predicting exactly how any unit will integrate within your room. :)
     
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    Any last minute alternatives for around that money that I should also be looking at?
     
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    Mornin'

    Look at the power buy section, Velodyne CHT8 for £188.

    We will be putting the Yamaha YSP-1 in our recepion, when it's finished,with a CHT8! should be good.

    Regards
     
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    Is the Gallo TR-1 any good?
     
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    Sprout, do you have your YSP on a stand? Bought myself a YSP yesterday, and need to decide on what to put it on.

    BTW, I bought a Rel Quake to partner it, sounded very good, price was £350.
     
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    Picking up a tv in the next week or so, so not rigged it up yet.

    Can't decide on the Samsung 50" DLP or the 42" Panasonic 500 plasma. Samsungs new Hidef 42" plasma at £1500 looks a damn bargain as well.

    Decisions, decisions
     

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