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FrankHarveyHiFi wrote:

Just checked - the ex-demo we have is the DXD12012, not the 808 Smile

Thats the one Smile for that price it's tough to resist!

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MUSICRAFT wrote:

Hi duaplex

If you're looking at up to £2k on a new sub woofer then (as has already been mentioned) i also feel that you should try JL Audio's Fathom f110. I've found Fathom sub woofers to be unfussy about room positioning (which is no doubt helped with their on board room Optimization - A.R.O).  The Fathom gives deep, tight, weighty, fast, punchy and powerful pulsating waves of bass.

All the best

Rick @ Musicraft

Second person to mention this sub, it's worth investigating. Thanks Rick!

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htuser wrote:

hi thanks in advance. i have kef r400d that's part of kef's new r series. it has a dual speakers. it sits on marble floorin beneath the cabinet but the space on sides is marginally 4 inches on either sided. im not feeling the effect of any low frequencies. will i get some inprovement if i place one of its speakers to face front and the other firing back against cabinet wall?

Because every room is acoustically different, I would say its worth a try. Best way Is trial and error, don't go by other peoples layout either.

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RE: Thinking of replacing PV1

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FrankHarveyHiFi wrote:

Just checked - the ex-demo we have is the DXD12012, not the 808 Smile

Thats the one Smile for that price it's tough to resist!

That ones another ball game! As with the 808 punching above its weight, I'd pitch this against many more expensive subwoofers that are on the market at the moment. There aren't many manufacturers using dual 12" drivers, but there are some manufacturers charging up to £6k for this sort of arrangement, and even then it is just a straight dual 12", not a push/pull design.

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Then it's settled, I am putting my PV1 up for sale Smile

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RE: Thinking of replacing PV1

thank you duaplex. i will try. its heavy. with frequent pulling

out and in and moving to place in different positions will any damage occurs to sub?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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duaplex wrote:

Then it's settled, I am putting my PV1 up for sale Smile

IMO. It is only worth changing for a good step up in performance.............so I think you are doing the right thing.

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duaplex wrote:

Then it's settled, I am putting my PV1 up for sale Smile

IMO. It is only worth changing for a good step up in performance.............so I think you are doing the right thing.

As always I find myself in agreement with you CnoEvil Smile  Thank you for the vote of confidence!

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htuser wrote:

thank you duaplex. i will try. its heavy. with frequent pulling 

out and in and moving to place in different positions will any damage occurs to sub?

 

 

Of course not, unless you drop it  Shock Which you wont :)Remember with subs and any speaker in general a few centimeters (forward, back, right or left) can make a huge difference to the way it sounds. What im saying is, the movement does not need to be so dramatic, but give it a try, you may move it to one side of the room and find it works a treat.  Your aim is to avoid any reflections and fine tune. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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