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Would the sound be decreased if it was on carpet on the ground? Cause im trying to find a place for it.
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In my experiance it hasnt seemed to have an impact on it. sometimes it even sounds better if you hide it, or put it into a corner. Bass is a lot different then your highs- it isnt as directional.
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Forgot to mention i have Altec Lansing Octane 7.
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Best is to place it in a corner, ideally with concrete foundation underneath it. Carpet will reduce vibration and help to absorb the sound preventing it from bouncing around.
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Couldnt i just turn up the Sub volume then?
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You want to isolate the subwoofer for acoustic damping and reduction of resonance and nearby objects rattling.

In other words, you're fine with putting it on carpet. You can turn it up louder if you want for your own liking, but you won't need to do it to compensate for anything. I'll spare you the technical details.
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i have my sub under my desk on carpet and it doesn't sound bad at all
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