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logitek computer surround systems work just fine been using and recommending them for years.
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post #12 of 23
EW logitek and ew that polk sub. Look at parts express sub woofer kits or something, that will give better bang for your buck.
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post #13 of 23
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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
yea thats what my dad and my uncle said. thank you for helping.
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post #14 of 23
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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
The lower end Dayton subs used to be $80, $100 and $120 for the 8", 10", and 12". I'm just saying.

Now the sub you choose depends on what you listen too. A closed sub would be a lot better for music. While a ported one would be better for music and games.
    
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Yea that is Polk's cheapest sub. It is not very good. I'd go for at least a Dayton. Checkout parts-express.com
   
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post #16 of 23
Dayton Sub 100/120 is as cheap as I would go on a subwoofer.

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logitek computer surround systems work just fine been using and recommending them for years.
Congrats for recommending crap.
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post #17 of 23
The Dayton is a step above the PSW10. The BIC is a step ahead of the Dayton but most models lack outputs for active monitors. SVS, HSU, KRK are all a step ahead of the BIC and obviously costs more.

If you want to stay cheap I also recommend Dayton. I had a 10" and downgraded to an 8" so I can fit it under my desk. Make sure you do some measurements before buying anything. Sub placement is very important.
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post #18 of 23
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imo, if your budget is that low, you should check out craigslist for a ProMedia 2.1.
My receiver and sub are both from Craig's and I'm Very happy with both. Craig's is worth a look at least.
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Originally Posted by Killam0n View Post
logitek computer surround systems work just fine been using and recommending them for years.
They don't work just fine. They suck.
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The lower end Dayton subs used to be $80, $100 and $120 for the 8", 10", and 12". I'm just saying.

Now the sub you choose depends on what you listen too. A closed sub would be a lot better for music. While a ported one would be better for music and games.
IMO, a closed sub is a waste of a subwoofer driver. Yes, you get a more accurate sound in the cost of max SPL and sub-bass extension. A sub driver has a lot of excursion, the air has to move somewhere, and not stay in the enclosure. Some might disagree with me, but this is purely my opinion.


OP: If you're getting the D1080MKII 08, do not buy the Polk sub. That is a waste-of-money subwoofer. Get this http://www.parts-express.com/pe/show...number=300-635 or this http://www.parts-express.com/pe/show...number=303-430
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My receiver and sub are both from Craig's and I'm Very happy with both. Craig's is worth a look at least.
only good things i saw are a pair of yamaha studio monitors for 700$ a pair and a pair of 150$ mackie studio monitors. couldnt find good subs except for these..
http://seattle.craigslist.org/skc/ele/2301290414.html

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They don't work just fine. They suck.

IMO, a closed sub is a waste of a subwoofer driver. Yes, you get a more accurate sound in the cost of max SPL and sub-bass extension. A sub driver has a lot of excursion, the air has to move somewhere, and not stay in the enclosure. Some might disagree with me, but this is purely my opinion.


OP: If you're getting the D1080MKII 08, do not buy the Polk sub. That is a waste-of-money subwoofer. Get this http://www.parts-express.com/pe/show...number=300-635 or this http://www.parts-express.com/pe/show...number=303-430
yea i can shell out more for the sub i just thought those subs would be a steal.
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