Which subwoofer should i keep?

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  1. BCrenshaw

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    Ok so I'm trimming down on the stuff I have. I have a klipsch ksw10 sub and 2 Yamaha yst-sw215's. My question is which would be better to keep? The matched pair of yamaha's or one Yamaha and the Klipsch?

    The Yamaha's are 8" 150 watt. And the Klipsch is a 10" 225 watt sub.

    Is it better to have a matched pair for a theater room or can I have different subs without running into problems?
     
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    My immediate reaction would be to keep the Klipsch.
     
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    Only the klipsch? Or the klipsch and a Yamaha?
     
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    It depends how you're set up.

    The Klipsch should go lower and louder and unless you're playing at volumes that exceed the Klipsch's limit, I don't see what you're gaining by adding a Yam :confused:

    Whatever, It's what you think that matters most :smashin:
     
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    2 subs the same give you nothing other than a small amount of extra volume. Also trying to set up 2 subs can be problematic with sound cancelation. Hence I would just keep the klipsch and ignore the Yamaha ones.
     
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    In short:

    Going by specs I'd expect the Klipsch to be the keeper.

    Don't mixed two different subs.

    Trust your ears, which one sounds best in your system?
     
  7. BCrenshaw

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    Ok that all makes sense. I was curious about what I would gain and lose.

    A quick question though. If two subs is not the beneficial to a setup why is there 7.2 receivers?
     
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    You can use two identical subs to good effect but mixing subs is normally more hassle.
     
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    Yes but these are Yamaha SW215's so not exactly the last word in sub quality.
    I'd keep the Klipsch myself.
     
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    Why are there cars with 700 plus bhp that just sit there wheel spinning until you turn the wick down.
     
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    Oh absolutley, if you see my previous post this is what I was suggesting too. I was just answering OP's specific question on two subs, I actually missed he had two Yamahas on first read. I was refering to two good subs. But in his case clearly the Klipsch on it's own is the best option.
     

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