Subwoofer reccommendations please

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  1. grantmc3

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    Hi,

    I have just bought an Arcam AVR400 and am really impressed with the sound out my Tannoy Eyris 2 floorstanders. However, my sub is now being shown up and it needs to go.......here is my list of criteria and all help would be greatly appreciated

    Budget is < £500
    I watch a lot of films but would prefer a sub which has a music bias if I need to make a choice
    This has to be either white or black but the finish, if wood, should not have a grain


    Thanks


    Grant
     
  2. grantmc3

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    The 2 that I have looked at so far as the Rel5 and the BK xxls400.....any views on these or others ?
     
  3. fayeanddavid

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    I reckon this will need to be moved to the Sub Woofer thread however............

    Having said that, BK XXLS 400 or Monolith is the way forward, take a read of all the threads on both, first class subs and excellent value for money
     
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    Having had both the monolith and the xxls400 i would say with your bias for music the xxls400 would be better.
     
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    I would second the xls400 or monolith. From what I have read on here the Monolith is very musical as well.
     
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    You will get many votes xxls400 around here, great value for money..

    Cheers
     
  7. grantmc3

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    Thanks for all replies......any other options
     
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    SVS SB12-NSD - slightly over budget at £549 but a worthy comparator to the BK - at least you can hear one too!
     
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    I use my monolith for music aswell as films and its more than up to the job musically, its tight and fast and integrates absolutely flawlessly with my main speakers.

    I havent heard a 400 but im strugglin to see how it could be any better than the mono atleast based on my experience.
     

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