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Is it possible? How would I go about it?
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If the subwoofer has inputs for the speakers it is possible.
    
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Why not just use the amp that comes with the 5500's and incorporate that into another sub enclosure? Basically get another sub of your choice (as long as the impedance matches that of the logitech, IDK what it is off the top of my head but would imagine 8 ohm) build a seperate enclosure for your selected sub and mount the amp to that. Will be what I end up doing eventualy, damn back only lets me do some much in a day now
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You need more bass than the Z5500 sub puts out?

...wow
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I'm using that amp, but I was wondering if it was possible to add another sub.
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You need more bass than the Z5500 sub puts out?

...wow
I don't need it....but I definitely want it.
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post #7 of 21
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I'm using that amp, but I was wondering if it was possible to add another sub.
I wouldn't add another sub as that will either drop or raise the impedance the amp is seeing and if you drop the impedance and the amp can't take it (like 8 ohm amp and your configuration is set at 2 ohms) you could damage the amp, Higher impedance's will share the amount of power being delivered between the two subs and you will be basically cutting the power in half to the logi sub compared to what it is now. Granted you will gain the extra 3db's for cone area but it is prolly gonna hurt you more than anything.

Sub-woofer: 188 watts RMS (into 8 ohms, @ 100Hz, @ 10% THD) ya so be careful with your impedance's and that.
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IMO this sub blows below 40HZ.

Edited by CRZYSTNG - 6/18/08 at 8:21pm
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I wouldn't add another sub as that will either drop or raise the impedance the amp is seeing and if you drop the impedance and the amp can't take it (like 8 ohm amp and your configuration is set at 2 ohms) you could damage the amp, Higher impedance's will share the amount of power being delivered between the two subs and you will be basically cutting the power in half to the logi sub compared to what it is now. Granted you will gain the extra 3db's for cone area but it is prolly gonna hurt you more than anything.

Sub-woofer: 188 watts RMS (into 8 ohms, @ 100Hz, @ 10% THD) ya so be careful with your impedance's and that.
ImmortalKenny

IMO this sub blows below 40HZ.
Good info right there. I would love to somehow improve the sub's performance below even 60-80hz if possible. Perhaps a new box like you were suggesting but I doubt it would help much.

I can't see any real use of having two subs unless you are going to run them both at a low frequency to really hit those deep lows.
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I can't see any real use of having two subs unless you are going to run them both at a low frequency to really hit those deep lows.
That's exactly why. The Logitech sub doesn't quite do it for me, and I found a sub in my closet the other day.
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That's exactly why. The Logitech sub doesn't quite do it for me, and I found a sub in my closet the other day.
What kind of sub? Little vague there.
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