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Thanks for all the feedback guys, seems like the AV40's dont seem too bad afterall. Now even more decisions.
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Originally Posted by ThumperSD;11756277 
Deep bass is subjective but I dont think saying it is muddy is. Muddy to me is a generic rumble whenever there is bass. Not crisp or clean. I dont think the AV40 fits that description at all. Not even close. My Dayton sub sounds 10x more muddy than the AV40 and it's still far from the muddiest sub Ive heard.

When my BX5a dies Im going to GC to check out the Rokits. Ive heard good things about them but want to test them for myself. The only thing I dont like about them is the color but I can care less if it sounds good.

Bring your wallet because you will leave GC with them I promise. I do suggest though for the sake of fairness you have them disconnect them from their mixers and just plug in your ipod or phone to listen to them.

Side by side they sound great with subtle differences. When I took them off their mixers and just plugged in an ipod is when I could really see/hear the difference.

When they are on the mixer the Rokits just murder the Bx5a's. Again this is subjective since we all have different ears.
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Originally Posted by Michael Cox;11756206 
This is why I always say it's subjective. To me they have deep bass. But I don't really listen to heavy bass rap, trance or dance. So for me they are.

But I do agree that Rokits are the beez knees baby!
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Originally Posted by ThumperSD;11756277 
Deep bass is subjective but I dont think saying it is muddy is. Muddy to me is a generic rumble whenever there is bass. Not crisp or clean. I dont think the AV40 fits that description at all. Not even close. My Dayton sub sounds 10x more muddy than the AV40 and it's still far from the muddiest sub Ive heard.

When my BX5a dies Im going to GC to check out the Rokits. Ive heard good things about them but want to test them for myself. The only thing I dont like about them is the color but I can care less if it sounds good.

Deep bass is not subjective. 80 Hz is not close to deep bass at all. Deep bass is more like 50 Hz and under. Maybe you guys never heard real subwoofers before.

For the last time, my AV40 had a faulty amp and is now powered by a receiver. I do not know why you guys think this will affect the audible sound quality.
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Originally Posted by FearSC549;11770312 
Deep bass is not subjective. 80 Hz is not close to deep bass at all. Deep bass is more like 50 Hz and under. Maybe you guys never heard real subwoofers before.

For the last time, my AV40 had a faulty amp and is now powered by a receiver. I do not know why you guys think this will affect the audible sound quality.

Okay it's time to get back on track for the OP. But please learn to read. I was very clear on what I said and YES it's subjective. The numbers don't mean s.h.i.t when you are talking personal preference.

What you perceive as deep bass may start at 60Hz and mine might start at 90Hz. It's just a matter of personal taste hence the word "subjective".

No need to reply I'm done. Oh, and have a Merry Christmas!
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Originally Posted by FearSC549;11770312 
Deep bass is not subjective. 80 Hz is not close to deep bass at all. Deep bass is more like 50 Hz and under. Maybe you guys never heard real subwoofers before.

For the last time, my AV40 had a faulty amp and is now powered by a receiver. I do not know why you guys think this will affect the audible sound quality.

I own 3 subwoofers. Owned several more in the past. When I said deep bass I did not refer to how low it can go. I dont know what is muddy about it. I dont know, maybe you have different definitions for muddy as with deep bass. Maybe you should listen to mine and tell it's muddy.
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Originally Posted by FearSC549;11770312 
Deep bass is not subjective. 80 Hz is not close to deep bass at all. Deep bass is more like 50 Hz and under. Maybe you guys never heard real subwoofers before.

This. Or heard songs with actual; deep bass like:

long delay deep bass:

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vswHL2qu8PU[/ame]

shorter delay deep bass:

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X16MKQXHDmc[/ame]

both extend very deep and will test any subwoofer.
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Keep in mind we are talking about 2.0 monitors/speakers and not an actual subwoofer
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