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Old 09-04-2018, 07:14 AM
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When feathered in properly, I consider them the 4th dimension of music.
Agreed.
Like many, when I got the first pair of subs I balanced our system like Christopher Walken.

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One dead giveaway that subs are not correctly set up is having to fiddle with them all the time. Steve mentioned this in his podcast. I never have to mess with my subs once I get them set up properly.
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When feathered in properly, I consider them the 4th dimension of music.


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The only problem I see with most subwoofer integration is when they are not properly tuned and they present huge peaks at various frequencies or time delays that smear the sound.

When a sub woofer is properly “feathered” in, it will not be booming and it will fill in the lower frequencies that are otherwise missing. How can that be a bad thing? The goal is an in-phase, flat frequency response down to 20Hz. Granted it’s not as easy as simply plopping one down by your speaker, plugging it in and listening; it takes some effort.

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The only problem I see with most subwoofer integration is when they are not properly tuned and they present huge peaks at various frequencies or time delays that smear the sound.
Of course, those issues must be managed with all speakers placed in real rooms.
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I love my subs. They were set by a pro though.
To make them sound perfect for music, they are way too loud for movies. I had them set to play perfect with music though.

I have 1,000+ SQ FT, so I needed more than SF O3 can put out for the room size. In a hotel room at Denver Rocky Mountain Audio Fest the O3s sound amazing and bass heavy in a small hotel room. If I move these to my office I wouldn't need a sub.
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I personally can't even imagine the life without deep and clean bass. So, the subwoofer for my music system is a must!
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