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Subwoofer

Discussion in 'Subwoofers' started by Chandy, Oct 15, 2003.

  1. Chandy

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    Hi

    I live in a first floor flat so at the moment when watching films I don't put on the woofer for fear of complaints from downstairs. Obviously this is "spoiling" my full enjoyment of the films - has anyone got any ideas for any cheap methods of absorbing the majority of the noise so I can play the sub without fear of complaint?

    Cheers
     
  2. Nobber22

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    This is in the wrong forum. Do a search in the Speakers & Subs forum lower down for all the answers you need. Hint: search for "paving stones, "granite" & "neighbours"
     
  3. briandzo

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    i think your going to be well out of luck,
    bass is the only part of the sound spectrum that will pass through just about anything.(in domestic homes anyway)
    you can deal with the higher frequencys easier, but your problem is bass.

    a shame because your missing out......
     
  4. SanPedro

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    Only thing you could do, in all seriousness, is to properly sound insulate the floor. I priced up getting this done once. I'ts not 100% and it may not have taken subwoofers properly into the equation, but the cost was something like £25 per sq m. It was basically a laminate that sat under your carpet. You couldn't leave any gaps so you might have to do more than just your cinema room as the sound would travel through the floor where the laminate stopped, if you see what I mean.

    Slabs and such can improve the quality of your bass and tighten it up on certain surfaces. But it doesn't remove it :(

    chris
     
  5. Stellavision

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    I live in the middle of a 3 story block of flats.
    I try and keep the levels to unbearable!:devil:
    Seriously, my neighbours are good friends and tell me they have never had any problems from my dvd watching pleasures.
    Either they are being polite or I've deafened them!:D
     
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    dont laugh BUT my mate but his sub on a pile of sleeping bags!! :)
     

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