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It may well be a good sub but I really doubt it goes to 20Hz.
i cant find any legit testing done on this sub on the nets. i'm screwed.
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i cant find any legit testing done on this sub on the nets. i'm screwed.
What is your price range?

Otherwise, you can buy the sub, measure it yourself, and return it if not up to snuff. You'll need the proper mic and the right software.
Edited by Mygaffer - 12/21/10 at 1:02am
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What is your price range?

Otherwise, you can buy the sub, measure it yourself, and return it if not up to snuff. You'll need the proper mic and the right software.
i dunno dude im looking for a cheap solution. i was originally looking at sub drivers themselves at 200 or so

20 htz or less is a must
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Why do you want it to hit 20 Hz? There's almost nothing below 50Hz for music in general.

The only time you really experience deeper bass in music is with the DVD-A/SACD surround mixes when they add an LFE channel.

If this is for a desktop setup in a small room, the room acoustics will be so bad that getting 20 Hz out of any sub is probably going to be a challenge.

Also a lot of subs are measured at +/- 20 Hz in meaningless conditions (i.e., 70dB average volume level). The only sort of subs that are going to hold up to 20Hz output above 85dB SPL are probably gonna weigh closer to 150 pounds than the 30-some pound sub you listed, and will occupy a significantly larger amount of space.
Edited by astrallite - 12/21/10 at 1:32am
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I've never been able to hear/feel anything pass 35hz. maybe if you stick your foot in the port you might feel something hehe.
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I've never been able to hear/feel anything pass 35hz. maybe if you stick your foot in the port you might feel something hehe.
I'm pretty sure it's just your speakers.

I made a subwoofer for approximately $120 that F3 at 23-24Hz. Here's the thread about it.

Yes, you can hear 20Hz, however like others said, it's more felt than heard.
Edited by FearSC549 - 12/21/10 at 4:21pm
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For lower frequencies SPL needs to be pretty high to hear 20Hz or below.

Try your local garbage truck
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