two quakes?

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  1. stu mcc

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    Hello all,
    now my garage conversion is up and running I'm looking for a wee bit more guidance; basically now it's in a 17' x 17' room I think my Quake is running out of steam a bit. Would I be better off adding another Quake (and if so how do I do it) or would another sub in the 4-500 quid bracket be better? I must say I've always liked the diminutive size of the Quake and enjoyed the sound,
    cheers

    Stu.
     
  2. eviljohn2

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    I think that you'd find a more significant improvement by going for a single sub in the higher price bracket here. The Quake only has an 8" driver so is severely limited by physics. :)
     
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    I am not an expert but from what I have heard setting up two subs is a headache you just don't need. Go for a single bigger beast :)
     
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    q150 you won't be dissapointed!
     
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    In a room 17'x17' you do really need a powerful sub i doubt 2 quakes would do it either.Have a search through the forums theres quite a few subs that would fit the bill-svs-velodyne-bk electronics-B&W etc if you sell the quake and put that towards your budget you will end up with a useful subwoofer.
    Btw discount the rel ive owned it.
     
  6. stu mcc

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    Thanks all,

    looks like B&K here I come! Oh my aching wallet!

    Stu.
     
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    I have one of these. It does make some serious noise in my 10*14 room. But i dont think its 'that' good, fair enough for a small sub it does chuck out some nice bass frequencies.
     
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    in a room that size you are looking at the Q200 or Strata 5 at a minimum from REL, other companies subs i dunno about........

    i went from a Quake to a Strata 5 and am extremely happy with the result....thats in a room around 13x18 (i can never remember exactly what size my room is..lol) thats filled with furniture as well as equipment........i was tempted to go the 2 Quake route, but didnt, mainly because my main stereo speakers are powerful floorstanders and wanted more control and power with music at higher volumes.....for movies tho i reckon two quakes might have worked nicely if placed properly, mebbe not tho i dunno as i never tried it.....
     
  10. stu mcc

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    should have said that it would be just for film + telly use, my music system is in another room, I've pretty much decided to look at the xls200, monolith or pb10 although I'd prefer the smallest option sizewise.Kazman's sub shootout should help me decide- who knows, I may just keep the quake!
    Cheers all,

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    Strata 5 or BK XLS200DF...
     
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    Stu

    Will you be selling the Quake then? is it oak or brittex black?

    I've heard two Quakes in a system and they sounded great
     
  13. stu mcc

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    Hi Pasta Girl,
    yes I probably will be selling the quake through the forums classifieds - it's grey finish by the way.

    Stu.
     

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