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I've got this in my bedroom:
Technics SA-DX750 | Cerwin Vega LS10 x2 | Klipsch C20 | Klipsch B20 x2 | Klipsch SUB12
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Okay, I couldn't wait.

New Living Room setup (as seen in these pictures):
Yamaha 467 5.1 Receiver (arriving tomorrow)
Pioneer CS-405 Towers (12" woofers, 5.25" midrange, 4" horn tweeter)
Samsung 50" Plasma 3D 1080p
Adding later: BIC Formula F12 Subwoofer, Polk CS1, Polk Monitor 30's

Computer Speakers (will be moved to new location later today):
Dayton DTA-100a 100w RMS amplifier (50w RMS x2 @ 8ohm)
Dayton B652 Bookshelfs
Sig Rig Obviously
Adding later: Dayton SUB80

Pictures: (Everything is all kind of jumbled together from testing, and please ignore the mess....still picking up new boxes that just KEEP COMING!!!)


Comparison of the Dayton bookshelf to the Pioneer tower


Dayton Bookshelf (B652) up close and naked:


Same thing, but clothed.


Dayton DTA-100a amplifier (works as a headphone amp too, and cuts off the speakers when cans are plugged in!!!):


What that entire wall looks like currently (again, still unpacking, setting up, and cleaning):






Edited by pioneerisloud - 6/28/11 at 11:45am
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Ill join!
I have a pair of Alesis M1 active MKii speakers.


Anyone have any experience with them?
Edited by pangolinman - 6/28/11 at 11:52am
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Third time's the charm for me apparently...F5, they're all there and working now. Been up all night messing with the Media Center boxes for the TV's, and still no luck on it yet.
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Pictures look fine now

How are Dayton subs for music? I'm looking for a cheap option to go with my bookshelves.
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How are Dayton subs for music? I'm looking for a cheap option to go with my bookshelves.
For the price, they can't be beaten. They're a SQ sub, so they don't get really loud, but they sound really clean.
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For the price, they can't be beaten. They're a SQ sub, so they don't get really loud, but they sound really clean.
That's what I'm after, loudness is not a big issue. Which size would you recommend? I'm not trying to fill a big room so adequate pressurization shouldn't be an issue - however, if there's a big increase in quality/response going from the 8-10-12, I don't want to miss it (especially at prices I'm seeing).
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Using some Klipsch Promedia 2.1's currently.

*is very sorry* >.<
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That's what I'm after, loudness is not a big issue. Which size would you recommend? I'm not trying to fill a big room so adequate pressurization shouldn't be an issue - however, if there's a big increase in quality/response going from the 8-10-12, I don't want to miss it (especially at prices I'm seeing).
Depends on the speakers you plan to run with it. Find your lowest frequency that your speakers pick up well enough, and you'd want to pick a sub to match that.

An 8" sub will usually pick up to around 80-100Hz. A 10" will reach to 60-80Hz or so, and a 12" will reach up to 40-60Hz. At least with the Daytons. (Please note, I am referring to the highest point the subwoofer should be reaching...not the lowest point).

The reason why, is because a subwoofer is only designed (by nature) to reproduce at most 1.5 octaves (one octave = double the frequency). So by looking at the lowest notes the Dayton subs hit, is how I've come up with the above figures.
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