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Tannoy Sfx sub settings

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near dark's picture
Joined: 5 May 2009
Posts: 79


just bought from richer sounds he tannoy Sfx sub.

i was wondering what the correct settings are for the sub,the actual controls on th rear of the sub.

there is power ,phase,crossover and level 

any help is appreciated 



ps, connected to. Yamaha rx-v371

f1only's picture
Joined: 7 Apr 2010
Posts: 1059
RE: Tannoy Sfx sub settings

Hi near dark

What speakers do you have to go with this subwoofer?

There are not any correct settings for a subwoofer to be honest just a good starting point. I would advise the folowing

Phase set on 0

Turn the gain or volume on it up to no more than half way

Lastly put the crossover setting at around 80Hz

When you have done this you will have to run the YPAO setup on your amp using the mic supplied by Yamaha. After callibration if the subwoofer is too loud you can turn it down on the amp in the speaker menu rather than on the sub as it steps down in 1/2dB steps so is easier to judge, especially if you dont have a SPL meter using the test tone option.

Note: Position in a room will alter the sound from it dramatically





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near dark's picture
Joined: 5 May 2009
Posts: 79
RE: Tannoy Sfx sub settings

Hi,Thank you for the help,I will follow your advice and see what happens .

i have a kef centre speaker and gale 3010,s for the font and rear .

thanks again