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#312767 - 06/29/10 09:21 PM Re: My HT evolution project. [Re: CatBrat]
Ichigo_Kurosaki Offline
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Registered: 06/18/10
Posts: 463
Loc: Japan
Congrats! I am still waiting for my speakers to be shipped. frown This wait is killing me! crazy

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#312770 - 06/29/10 09:38 PM Re: My HT evolution project. [Re: Ichigo_Kurosaki]
CatBrat Offline
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Registered: 08/05/09
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Loc: Milky Way Galaxy
One thing I had to do was move my sub away from under my center. It was so close to the center that it caused the sound waves to bounce off the top of it, causing the sibilance to go through the roof. I have it just to the right of the center right now and couldn't sound better.

I waited for my sub twice, about 4 weeks each time. Long wait.


Edited by CatBrat (06/29/10 09:39 PM)

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#312771 - 06/29/10 09:41 PM Re: My HT evolution project. [Re: CatBrat]
CatBrat Offline
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I'm re-watching 2012 with the new sub. There is NO comparison with the EP175.

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#312777 - 06/29/10 10:02 PM Re: My HT evolution project. [Re: CatBrat]
jakewash Offline
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Glad to hear the 350 is working better for you Cat.
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#312796 - 06/30/10 12:53 AM Re: My HT evolution project. [Re: CatBrat]
fredk Offline
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Registered: 12/06/07
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Loc: Canada
Originally Posted By: CatBrat
I'm re-watching 2012 with the new sub. There is NO comparison with the EP175.

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If you listened to us in the first place... </grannyvoice>

Glad you are enjoying it. It may not reach super low, but it really is a good sub.
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#312814 - 06/30/10 06:21 AM Re: My HT evolution project. [Re: fredk]
MarkSJohnson Offline
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Registered: 09/27/04
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Loc: Central NH
Originally Posted By: fredk
It may not reach super low


Dude! Now he's going to want to upgrade again!
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#312815 - 06/30/10 07:57 AM Re: My HT evolution project. [Re: MarkSJohnson]
CatBrat Offline
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Registered: 08/05/09
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Sorry to be the everlasting pessimist, but so far the only negative I can find, other than a bigger footprint, is I'm having to adjust the sub's volume level differently for every CD/DVD/BD. I never noticed this as much with the EP175. Too bad AVR's don't have a memory feature to adjust it's sub pre-out per source material.

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#312817 - 06/30/10 08:31 AM Re: My HT evolution project. [Re: CatBrat]
onn Offline
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Registered: 02/28/08
Posts: 941
Loc: Edmonton Alberta
Hmmmm either I'm doing something wrong or you are. I never adjust the volume on my subs. The bass is what it is for whatever I'm listening to as far as I'm concerned.
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#312819 - 06/30/10 08:38 AM Re: My HT evolution project. [Re: CatBrat]
EFalardeau Offline
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Registered: 08/27/07
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Loc: Laval, Quebec, Canada
Sounds like you need to adjust LFE levels in your AVR to match music/movie. It is not normal to have to adjust the sub's volume and it has nothing to do with the sub.
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#312820 - 06/30/10 08:42 AM Re: My HT evolution project. [Re: EFalardeau]
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Registered: 09/27/04
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I'm guessing the sub is set too high. Have you calibrated?

Generally, a good sub setting is one that your barely aware of...
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