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Well just to let you all know, I got my sub sounding great. Had to phase it 180, but also had to almost max the volume on it.

Yes it blends great with my main speakers, but I am concerned of THD. Obviously Im not running the amplifier efficiently. So any suggests?
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Does a 1965 deluxe reverb count?

It has nice speakers.
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Well just to let you all know, I got my sub sounding great. Had to phase it 180, but also had to almost max the volume on it.

Yes it blends great with my main speakers, but I am concerned of THD. Obviously Im not running the amplifier efficiently. So any suggests?
Phase will make no difference as to amplifier load.

The "volume" knob on your sub is really a gain knob - it controls how much input voltage is required to make the amp produce rated output power. It is not a bad thing to have it all the way up, that just means that you have a lower level signal coming in from your source. The amplifier THD will be rated based on output power levels, not input voltage, so it does not matter where the gain is.

Look at is this way: If your amp were rated 2% THD at 100w, it does not matter if 100w is achieved with a really hot input signal or a really low one - as long as there is 100w of power being output, you can assume THD is going to be 2%.
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Does a 1965 deluxe reverb count?

It has nice speakers.
I would say not, but hold out on that
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Add in My Setup !

Wharfedale 9 C.M, SW250 Sub, 9.6s and 9.1s + Denon 2809.









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Phase will make no difference as to amplifier load.

The "volume" knob on your sub is really a gain knob - it controls how much input voltage is required to make the amp produce rated output power. It is not a bad thing to have it all the way up, that just means that you have a lower level signal coming in from your source. The amplifier THD will be rated based on output power levels, not input voltage, so it does not matter where the gain is.

Look at is this way: If your amp were rated 2% THD at 100w, it does not matter if 100w is achieved with a really hot input signal or a really low one - as long as there is 100w of power being output, you can assume THD is going to be 2%.
Cheers for clearing that up. Was just curious as phase at 0 requires much less gain than phase at 180. But good to know as long as the amp dosnt peak I will have minimum THD. Cyber cookie for you chipp.
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Add in My Setup !

Wharfedale 9 C.M, SW250 Sub, 9.6s and 9.1s + Denon 2809.









good god that's a lot of wharfedale you make me jealous how do the 9.6's sound? or have you done any testing with the individual components of that set up?

will update that list after lunch

edit lunch what is this lunch? list updated you must tell us (mostly me) more about that setup
Edited by jarble - 6/10/09 at 11:11am
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Add me.

KRK Rokit 6 Studio Monitors. I love these things.





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I guess I'll never get away without posting here. This is part of one of my speaker setups. I just finished these today My latest 'upgrade' DIY outriggers for my av123 ELT525T's



Preliminary listening seems that the highs aren't quite as open as previously (I was using 12x12" granite slabs under the speakers) so more listening tests are in order. The speakers are more sable, but I may look into 18x18" slabs :dizzy:
Wow, those are gorgeous! Is that rosewood?
Edited by slytown - 6/11/09 at 12:52am
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yes, rosewood real wood veneer. I have the 5.0 ELT525 in Rosewood in my living room and I have Onix Reference 1's in my office, same finish.
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good god that's a lot of wharfedale you make me jealous how do the 9.6's sound? or have you done any testing with the individual components of that set up?

will update that list after lunch

edit lunch what is this lunch? list updated you must tell us (mostly me) more about that setup

Ive been doing some testing on the 9.6s and They are pretty good.

The sound overall is quite warm the highs sparkle without being harsh. Most of the time i was drawn into whatever i was listening to even at low volumes.

The Midrange is well defined and voices have a good sound without being boomy at all . The bass from the speaker is great aswell fast and tight.

Obviously i still think they need a Sub with them for the Extreme Low end

Overall though a very musical speaker.

For the Price i really couldn't find any better
Edited by Benny99 - 6/11/09 at 6:30pm
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