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should i get this subwoofer?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-034-_-Product

im using a 1986 bose acoustimass passive sub. :/ will it be better than mine?
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post #2 of 23
It will offer more "punch" as it is powered and has an adjustable low pass so you can tune it to your setup/liking.

I would say go for it.
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Will it be better? Most likely.
Will it be good? Not really.
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what im thinking is thats too much bass since i have a pair of 1996 201's that has some sort of a sub behind it xD idk really im a noob.

@should i just save the money and buy better speakers?
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post #5 of 23
Unless you like boom box, no. It's a bad sub overall.

Most subs have adjustable crossover frequencies and volume control. So you could tweak it to your liking.

What's your budget?
    
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post #6 of 23
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Most subs have adjustable crossover frequencies and volume control. So you could tweak it to your liking.
The sub he is looking at has both of these plus a phase switch as well. For the price it is a good deal that will sound better than his old Bose once tweaked.
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The sub he is looking at has both of these plus a phase switch as well. For the price it is a good deal that will sound better than his old Bose once tweaked.
Well yeah, but this Polk is not worth what it costs at all.

A sub I would look out for wouldbe the Pioneer SW-8. Best Buy has it on sale for $100 sometimes and Cow Boom (Best Buy company) had them for $80 shipped at one point. Even at it's $150 retail price it's well worth it.
    
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post #8 of 23
imo, if your budget is that low, you should check out craigslist for a ProMedia 2.1. Not only will you be upgrading your speakers, the sub is better than what you currently have. in my area, they can be found for 99 typically. Sometimes cheaper, sometimes more.
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well im not really in desperate need of a sub since im inlove with my new m50s. lol. but my plan is to get a pair of swans of D1080MKII 08 and idk about the sub yet :/
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Would personally not buy a sub for any less than 165ish.

At that range you can start looking at Dayton and BIC America
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