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Which of these subs

Discussion in 'Subwoofers' started by nheather, Mar 7, 2005.

  1. nheather

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    Think I already know the answer but just like to run it past you guys.

    I want a sub on a tight budget (around £150 but will push to the current offer on the Velodyne) to go with some Sony SAVE-705 eggs (120Hz to 40KHz).

    Obviously, given the other speakers, I'm not after a high performing system so please don't suggest more extravagent (expensive) options.

    Velodyne CHT-8
    Elac 101
    Mission ms8
    MS 308W

    All in silver to match the rest of the kit and to keep the wife happy.

    Cheers,

    Nigel
     
  2. Ian J

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    That's a difficult question as you are looking for a subwoofer that will perform well up to 120Hz and maybe even higher if you want it to integrate satisfactorily with your satellites.

    I don't know the answer.
     
  3. nheather

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    That's a good point. This is what the manufacturers' websites claim

    Elac - 30Hz to 300Hz
    Mission - 38Hz to 150Hz
    Velodyne - 35Hz to 140Hz
    Mordaunt Short - 35Hz to 150Hz

    How well they do this is another matter.

    Elac seem to make impressive claims that are hard to believe.

    The other three are close enough to sound like realistic specifications.

    Of course none of the manufacturers provide a frequency response graph or specify the attenuation at the end points of the range.

    Cheers,

    Nigel
     
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    it maight be worth looking for a second hand sub...will most likely get a better bargain if you can't go over your limit...
     
  5. scrapbook

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    Couldn't he try something like the Kef 1000.2?
     

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