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Which Sub??

Discussion in 'Subwoofers' started by mjn, May 24, 2001.

  1. mjn

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    Need a sub-woofer, bufget around £1000. got my short list down to 2. KEF TDM45B, and a REL Q400e....just can't choose between them!
    Will be using it mainly for movies, with a sony 725 dvd, sony 930 amp, spendor sp2/2 fronts, modruant short centre, mission 771e rears....any thoughts on which one??
     
  2. torimusic

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    I would go for REL. When it comes to subs, my shortlist will always be

    REL, Velodyne or M&K
     
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    I've got the KEF and it is spot on, Deep, Fast, controlled and works with music and movies. I wasn't 100% sure to go for this sub after reading various reviews, I had demos of various SUB's from REL and M&K but it won me over. It does need a big room though and take a while to run in. If you shop around you may find it discounted, I paid £680 and got interest free finance.
     
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    I run three sub's (possibly stupid idea!), 2 REL Storms and a Monitor Audio asw100 (Small) which is for your comparison reference. I recently heard a reasonably well set-up Paradigm Servo 15. My first impression was, sh!t turn it down you philistines. My final impression was, you WILL quite seriously need a large room, it WILL go very loud, it really WILL fulfill that dark side of you - REALLY low.
    Flip side
    I have never heard music (any music) sound that bad for quite a while now,
    Would i swap my REL's? No, but only for my love of the "invisible sub" type sound that they make, But that's only my opinion there are quite a few Servo 15 owners who post here who adore the 15 as i do Storms. The Servo 15 has many great published reviews. If you want to be scared could be just the ticket - horses for courses (as usual)

    Regards

    SteveEX
     
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    If you were currently on a day release from the local asylum you might consider 2 Servo 15's for your £1000. I would regard any future post's made by you on any of the following subjects: Structural Damage, Local Council prosecutions, Distressed neighbours etc with a certain degree of acceptance.

    Go on son go for it (if that's your bag)

    Regards

    SteveEX
     
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    Hehehe! Why not go for three servo-15's and put one in the garden :)
     
  7. Nic Rhodes

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    Two is enough for me, my wife fears for the stuctural integrity of our house

    :D :D

    Now dare I add a Storm back into the mix?
     
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    As stated above i run 3 (not servo's) and in case anyone's in any doubt the slightest error in set-up proceedure result in:
    Broken windows (have honestly broke front sash window with just 2 although window was crap)
    Broken ornaments
    Mentally broken neighbours
    Broken marriage
    Vibrating radiators
    Etc etc

    Fun!
     
  9. mjn

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    the cheapest i've seen for the KEF is £720, and for the Q400 is £1000....the problem is here in Dublin, there is no too many hi-fi shops keeping stock of expensive sub's, which means demo's are quite impossible near enough!!
     
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    Get the paradigm servo 15's you'll not better bass sounds for a grand ;)
     
  11. mjn

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    no can do Paradigm servo 15, i'm in Ireland, and the only place i've seen this is Richer Sounds UK. Richer sounds in Ireland are crap...everything is nearly twice the price of the uk branches....
     
  12. philmate

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    Talk abouit ripoff Britain, poor sod.

    Philmate. :(
     
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    LYRIC HI FI have a shop in Dublin, try them They have REL, REGA, SNELL,KEF,etc.....
    I have a REGA VULCAN £685 from LYRIC in Belfast(100Watts RSM/200Watts peak)
    Hope this helps Jim
     

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