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Old 05-07-2019, 07:47 AM
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Yes, had tried with a MAC6700 prior to the MA8900. Same issue. I switched outputs around on the MA890 - no change. I strongly feel it is a software issue with the B&W sub.
I agree. I think at this point I would bring it back to the dealer for a repair under the warranty. If they refuse, I would call credit card company and ask them to reverse payment.
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Hmmm... I was really looking at the DB2D, but now might look at the JL Fathom« f112v2-GLOSS, but I am wondering how well it will integrate with my 802D3.
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Old 05-27-2019, 03:57 PM
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B&W is not listening to the customer. This sub should blend well with their speakers, either balanced or unbalanced mode. It does not. As mentioned I have had to use the edit feature to change equalization and gain setting to get acceptable levels.
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Old 05-28-2019, 01:36 PM
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Ummm, not to in any way discount your experience, which has been inexcusable on B&W's part--but your experience is not representative of the way in which B&W subs typically blend seamlessly and effortlessly with B&W speakers. It takes just a couple of minutes with an iPhone app to automatically equalize for the speakers/room.
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After reading this thread, I decided on JL Fathoms rather than the DB1D... especially comments from Miner.
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Happy for you Joey. B&W is trying to work with me to figure this out but not at the pace I am expecting. They keep saying the Output 2 on my MA8900 is the problem. Figure-pointers instead of problem-solvers.
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I have had original F113s and for my next sub in the family room i have gone for the DB2D. I have been really pleased by my D3 speakers so hoping to be impressed by this sub.
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After reading this thread, I decided on JL Fathoms rather than the DB1D... especially comments from Miner.
Which one? Did you get it already, and if so, how is it blending with your 802D3?
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I have had original F113s and for my next sub in the family room i have gone for the DB2D. I have been really pleased by my D3 speakers so hoping to be impressed by this sub.
How will you be connecting your DB2 and to what (preamp or integrated amp)?
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Visit scheduled for tomorrow from the district rep - he is aware of my issue and has heard it himself. Not much different from his last visit 6 months ago, except nothing has been done to improve the software/gain for RCA Stereo connection.
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