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post #21 of 31
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I actually just put a bid down on the Kenwood amp, lets see how this goes lol
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The only thing I can suggest it DIY.

http://www.parts-express.com/pe/show...number=300-702

Maybe that can inspire you....
naw, i think i am gonna hopefully win the receiver above and then there is a guy here in downtown burlington that has a lot of nice speakers and stuff ill get them from him
post #22 of 31
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well kinda had a change in heart/realization...

for one, if i don't have room for the separate sub how the heck am I gonna have room for these massive speakers, and secondly the sound i have is good enough for college, once i am done with college i'll pursue a crazy setup. still gonna hopefully get that amp off ebay because my receiver for my bookshelf system at home burnt out after 13 years just before i left for college this year.

Thank you for all the help everyone this information won't be lost, ill be back lol

ps. i am redirecting the funds to my poor case, yes i modded it but it still looks really bad lol
post #23 of 31
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You could get big speakers like these and they still won't have the bass capability of a decent subwoofer :/
Yes they would.
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Yes they would.
No, they wouldn't.

Frequency Response
38 Hz - 20 kHz (-3 dB)
36 Hz - 20 kHz (-10 dB)

Response drops like a rock starting at ~40Hz.
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post #25 of 31
Headset

Or a nice box for the sub on a T-amp(yes it works and still sounds relatively well)
and some cheap DIY monitors from parts express and you'd be just fine

Btw in the right box an 8 can get just as low as a 15 (box is everything), in reference to your worrying about space.
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post #26 of 31
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No, they wouldn't.

Frequency Response
38 Hz - 20 kHz (-3 dB)
36 Hz - 20 kHz (-10 dB)

Response drops like a rock starting at ~40Hz.
If you had these powered correctly, you wouldn't even notice a sub of less than 1000watts.
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If you had these powered correctly, you wouldn't even notice a sub of less than 1000watts.
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post #28 of 31
Old Cerwin Vegas like HP215 or the slightly newer(and prettier) CL215 if you can afford. The problem is most any "main" like this is geared for pure loudness and does not stretch very low. You're gonna be in need of a subwoofer eventually if you like low bass.

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Yes they would.
No. No they wouldn't. Not even close. The magnet on these and voice-coil is small, they are geared for SPL and efficiency to be used as a main with one of their Earthquake subs handling the low end.

What makes a woofer produce low bass has nothing to do with its sheer size, it has to do with its motor. A large magnet and a large voice-coil with a fairly heavy cone is what allows a driver to get really low.
Edited by Cavi Mike - 10/12/11 at 10:42pm
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post #29 of 31
Where's Snoopykins where you need him?

He can go on and on about his $400 Cerwin Vegas can shatter bass records and make $12,000 subwoofers sound like sopranos.
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post #30 of 31

build your own. buy wood, an integrated amplifier, and drivers from parts-express. that will be the closest thing you can get to what you want.

any floorstanding full-range dynamic speaker is going to be more than the price you want to pay (150 bucks? lol) or its going to sound like crap if you find one.

btw you dont need 15 inches of woofer to get big bass.

heres something that is close to your price range:


same price, but per speaker instead of for the pair:

bottom line, low prices + good sound + big bass (all in a full range tower) = ?
Edited by Skoobs - 10/13/11 at 1:02am
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