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Guys,

have any if you checked out the offerings from the brand new British based Ultimate Subwoofer Co?

Incredible subs for fantastic money.  

They have just developed a 15" 3000W single sub,a dual 15" 6000W sub and are about to finish an 18" 3000W sub. All of these subs run iNuke power amps so they don't have inbuilt plate amps which brings the cost to the consumer down. The finish of these subs is high end,from basic black to various furniture grade wood finishes. 

 

I have demoed several of these now and all I can say is WOW. Absolutely awesome. The single 15 comes in at about £1595. It easily beats or matches anything out there up to £2.5k+. 

 

The subs are out there for home trial at the moment and I will be putting one against my Paradigm Studio Sub15. 

USC will also custom design any sub to your exacting requirements. At the moment they have the Octo sub stack on demo consisting of 8 x 18" 6000W subs. It literally pulverised my innards. They are absolutely fantastic with music too. 

 

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RE: The Ultimate Subwoofer Company

No commercial interest undeclared I trust?

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RE: The Ultimate Subwoofer Company

None at all. I wish I had a comercial interest though ha ha  

No the USC is being set up by a company called Gecko, they were the first home cinema company in the UK 20 years ago.  

I bought my first AV gear from Gecko (Zebra),17 years ago and recently purchased my MK speakers from them, now Gecko Home Cinema,hence found out about what they are doing. 

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RE: The Ultimate Subwoofer Company

Not that this reads like a press release at all.

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RE: The Ultimate Subwoofer Company

This is one reason that I rarely post on these forums these days.  banging head against wall

I just thought that some WHF forum members may be interested in these new subs! poke, prod  

I am a fire fighter, I don't work in the AV industry.I have been seriously into home cinema for over 17 years now. The only connection I have to Gecko is me spending my money with them for many years.   shame on you

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RE: The Ultimate Subwoofer Company

I couldn't find any details online. Their website is still under construction, and the parent website doesn't have the details. Can you post some links?

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RE: The Ultimate Subwoofer Company

It is just DIY subs built by 1 guy who has about as much knoweldge of building subs as Bob the Builder, No seriously I would not touch them with a barge pole lads trust me shame on you

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RE: The Ultimate Subwoofer Company

You know this because?

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recruit wrote:

It is just DIY subs built by 1 guy who has about as much knoweldge of building subs as Bob the Builder, No seriously I would not touch them with a barge pole lads trust me shame on you

you obviously don't know what you are talking about. You have not heard them. I suggest you take a trip to Gecko home cinema.  

They certainly  are not DIY. Yes 1 guy designs them,(Dan as you already know), a second guy who is an acoustical engineer perfects the design and a third guy who is a cabinet maker builds them!

 

Anyway god forbid I post a link in case I get a tirade of accusations,but for those interested contact Rob/Steve at Gecko home cinema. 

I've been on this forum long enough for many of you to know I have no vested interest. Just  great subs at a great price. Do I own one? No, I have my Sub15,but I will be trialing one as I was so impressed with them.  

 

 

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RE: The Ultimate Subwoofer Company

RobinKidderminster wrote:
You know this because?

I know the people involved from AVForums and it is a bit of a scam if you ask me!!

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RE: The Ultimate Subwoofer Company

ric71 wrote:

recruit wrote:

It is just DIY subs built by 1 guy who has about as much knoweldge of building subs as Bob the Builder, No seriously I would not touch them with a barge pole lads trust me shame on you

you obviously don't know what you are talking about. You have not heard them. I suggest you take a trip to Gecko home cinema.  

They certainly  are not DIY. Yes 1 guy designs them,(Dan as you already know), a second guy who is an acoustical engineer perfects the design and a third guy who is a cabinet maker builds them!

 

Anyway god forbid I post a link in case I get a tirade of accusations,but for those interested contact Rob/Steve at Gecko home cinema. 

I've been on this forum long enough for many of you to know I have no vested interest. Just  great subs at a great price. Do I own one? No, I have my Sub15,but I will be trialing one as I was so impressed with them.  

 

 

 

Rich - and you are that much of a fool that you get taken in by Rob and his merry men that it just another one of his many schemes, he bloody has so many of you over at AVForums in his pocket shame on you

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RE: The Ultimate Subwoofer Company

I reply only for the sake of fairness. I have no interest in subs and probably more in scams. Two opposing opinions when some here would appreciate a heads up but equaly we should all be aware of scams in any area. That damned woman was on the phone again yesterday wishing to help me clear some really bad computer viruses. Sadly only kept her talking for 10 mins before she told me to FO. On the one hand it is unfair to critisise a small & maybe new or developing company if they are indeed offering a decent service but where critisism is valid IMO it must be supported by some reasonable evidence/experience. Maybe clarification would be welcome but for now I will tuck into my bacon & egg. Cheers

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RE: The Ultimate Subwoofer Company

I am all for people having a fair crack at the whip but the trouble with the people running this businness is that they do not like to play fair, and I would much rather warn people and let decent companies like Frank Harvey's or other well known stores by fellow people get your money rather than those titled in the Heading of the thread!!

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RE: The Ultimate Subwoofer Company

I hope they paid to use all those copyright images on the Gecko website shifty

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recruit wrote:

RobinKidderminster wrote:
You know this because?

I know the people involved from AVForums and it is a bit of a scam if you ask me!!

That's a pretty serious allegation. Have you got any evidence to support this?

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recruit wrote:

I am all for people having a fair crack at the whip but the trouble with the people running this businness is that they do not like to play fair, and I would much rather warn people and let decent companies like Frank Harvey's or other well known stores by fellow people get your money rather than those titled in the Heading of the thread!!


What do you mean by not play fair?

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