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Old 07-14-2017, 10:04 AM
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The set-up procedure for the new DB Subwoofers is intriguing.
B & W has the manual on their website, but it does not provide a lot of detail other than referencing using the App to set it up.

It would be nice to have more information about the range of adjustment for the different parameters as the app appears to be the only means to access the controls.

In particular:
What is the range of filter choices for the low-pass crossover?
What other parameters can be adjusted from the App?
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Old 07-18-2017, 04:39 PM
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Next week a colleague of mine gets the delivery of his ordered DB2 and is really wondering where to place it. What would you guys do?


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Old 07-20-2017, 01:10 PM
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right in the middle of the carpet or just besides himon the couch...


oh yeah : don't forget to tell him to throw his wife out of the house first
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Old 08-04-2017, 11:24 AM
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thanks B&W for the need to have android 7.0 to run the app.
Been busy for 2 hours now
THIS REALLY SUCKS !!!!!
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Old 08-05-2017, 04:30 AM
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seems I'll have to wait untill november to be able to set up my new db3d

according to google play store the app is compatible with android 5.0.
In the b&w manual : the app needs minimum android 7.0
????!!!

Very unprofessional...
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I agree that they should adjust the info in the Google Playstore if that info isn't correct. They do mention 7.0 in their manual. For the time being I would suggest to use the phone of somebody that you know that has 7.0 or iOS 10.

By the way, my colleague has placed his DB2 behind the left speaker and it sounds great. It sounds perfectly integrated with his 804's. Very easy to switch the calibration on and off, so it's easy to hear what the calibration has for an effect
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Old 08-06-2017, 02:44 PM
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Why wait until November to get a recent Android phone? Why would B&W need to support a 3 year old Android os when they launch a new device in 2017. The app should be future proof and better start to build from a recent Android os.
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Old 08-07-2017, 11:21 AM
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I asked like +- 20 people today...No one with 7.0 or IOS 10..
and no update possible for my type of phone.
Very convenient app indeed !

It's like buying a new car and not be able to fill it up without having the latest system on your phone to run the filling-up-app.
Perhaps asking other people if they can fill up a jerrycan for me...?

So angry that I'm seriously thinking of returning this product.

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Old 08-07-2017, 01:56 PM
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Hi susu,

Please check your private messages for an update on how to resolve your issue. For everyone else who's interested, we've checked the app with Android 5.0 on multiple older Android devices. They at times run slow depending on the age of the hardware, but the app works.

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Patrick Butler
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I asked like +- 20 people today...No one with 7.0 or IOS 10..
and no update possible for my type of phone.
Very convenient app indeed !

It's like buying a new car and not be able to fill it up without having the latest system on your phone to run the filling-up-app.
Perhaps asking other people if they can fill up a jerrycan for me...?

So angry that I'm seriously thinking of returning this product.
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Old 08-11-2017, 01:11 PM
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How come all 3 subwoofers are rated the same frequency response ?

Frequency range (-6dB) 8.5Hz - 500Hz
Frequency Response -3dB (centred on level at 100Hz) 10Hz - 350Hz
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