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What equipment are you all rocking in your Home Theater set up? (Displays, Media gear, Receivers, speakers, etc.)
What do you like/hate about it? 
What's the next upgrade or addition you want to make?


I use a Roku Ultra 2020 as my media streamer (has the most Dolby Vision/Atmos support across more apps than anything else... at least when I bought it). 
For 4K UHD Player I have a Panasonic UB820, but I need to build up my collection of 4K Discs.
For TV I have a 4k Vizio P Series Quantum-X 65" 2019 TV. I prefer "calibrated" to calibrated dark, with Local dimming set to medium but gamma set to 2.4. I almost never use the smart features but it supports ALL HDR standards as well as all Chromecast and Airplay. (doesn't have EARC, but I don't need it)

All my Devices connect to the brain of my Home Theater; the Marantz SR6014 Receiver. It's a 9.2 Channel receiver  (but can process 11 channels w/ an external amp)
I'm running it in a 5.1.4 Dolby Atmos configuration. For Main Left and Right Channels I'm running 2 Polk S55 Tower Speakers, a Polk S35 Center, 2 Polk S50 Side Surrounds, and for heights I've got 4 Polk S15s
(BTW if you need a GOOD speaker mount I can't recommend Rockville RHSB4s enough, multiple different mounting abilities, 180 degree rotation, and 30+ pounds support, but get better screws, mine stripped)

I love how it sounds in my space, but after having it for almost a year I'm noticing where the center channel  dialogue has noticeable imperfections at higher volumes, especially with stereo content up mixed using the Dolby Upmixer. I'm not maxing out my power delivery so I'll need to mess with that more. Also I need better Subwoofer calibration, Although after I mess with settings after a while I do notice improvement. but its a little less set it and forget it.

What's next? Well besides actually building a 4K UHD collection I want surround back speakers (my space will support them)
So I need an external amp (probably will get a 5 channel amp [or a 2 channel for L/R and 3 Channel for Center, And Surrounds] to power my mains, and leave  height channels on main AVR)2

And what I'd LIKE to do is get 2 Polk S60s and put them up front, move the S55s to the side, and placing the S50s in the surround back positions. BUT I'll probably end up getting a nother pair of S15s for surround backs or S10s.


What about YOU?




 

Currently have to game on Wife's PC (see profile) so instead here's my Home Theater Setup!

TV: 2019 65" Vizio P-Series Quantum X | Media Streamer: Roku Ultra 2020 | UHD Player: Panasonic UB820 | Consoles: PS4 Slim w/2TB external drive, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo WiiU (Ethernet to everything)

SOUND
5.1.4 AVR: Marantz SR6014 | 2 Polk S55 Mains, Polk S35 Center, 2 Polk S50 Sides, 4 Polk S15 Height Channels, HTS 12 Subwoofer

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I keep a pretty svelte setup. 65“ LG C1 with an Nvidia Shield, Xbox Series X, and PS5. Covers everything I need. I have YouTube TV, so no cable box, and I can play UHD Blu-ray with either console (though the vast majority of my movie purchases are digital UHD copies).

 

My next purchase will be a good soundbar with Atmos. Not quite ready to part with $1000 bucks for that, yet, though.

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I don't know what my setup would be called, home theatre PC desk hybrid?

 

I have small bedroom at 3m squared room but it's all I got. My LG C1 48 inch is placed onto TV cabinet I got for free. I made my own AV rack mainly for my Marantz SR7013 AV receiver and Yamaha AS-501 stereo amplifier, and I also made a keyboard + mouse desk so I can game on C1. I still have my PC desk for my monitors should I need to use my PC without fear of C1's burn-in. 

 

My main speakers are Dali Zensor 5 + Vokal centre, and also have Zensor 1 on PC desk. My stereo amplifier can switch between Zensor 1 and 5 depending when I use my monitor or TV. 

Then I have 8 Jamo satellite speakers for 7.1.4 surround setup, and dual SVS-SB 2000 subs (plus a third cheap Yamaha sub placed on top of AV rack to fix 70hz null).

 

What do I like? Managing to fit everything in a small bedroom. Also satisfied with smooth bass response from 20-100hz.

 

What do I hate? I wish I have a bigger room and there's no cable management especially for height speakers as they are just hanging from top to bottom.  

 

Next upgrade? I'm currently not sure. Phillips Hue was on my mind but not sure if it would work with a curtain directly behind my TV, so I decided not to get it. Maybe a nitpicky wish but I want stereo amplifier that can switch A-B speakers using remote control, as my current amp could only be done by hand on the machine. Other than that I'm currently happy as it is, if I were to have a bigger room I would go more crazy with HT setup. 

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LG B9 65"

Panasonic DP UB820

Denon AVR-X3500H

I have this in a 5.1.2 Atmos configuration 

Energy CF-70 L&R

Energy CC-10 C

Polk S10 SL&SR

lol using my old tiny sony speakers from my old HTIAB I bought on clearance 20 years ago as my HL&HR

BIC America F12 sub

I also have a zone 2 output going to a cheap amp feeding 2- Klipsch KHO-7 outdoor speakers 

Tivo cable box

Kids gaming PC r5 1600, gtx1060 6gb, 8gb ram

and my pc can be hooked up as well.

 

My next upgrade will be the atmos speakers.   But as this is not my permanent home I want to see my future house before I decide on what of atmos speakers to get.

 

My biggest dislike is some of the features on the tv itself.  Ethernet connection is crap.  I can't use free-sync/g-sync because I still have pascal cards,  once a I get a new gpu this problem will go away  . . . when ever that is

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Main Home Theater

Sony KD-85X9000H LCD TV

Dell Optiplex 7090 Micro HTPC

Cambridge Audio 752BD Bluray/SACD/DVD-A Player

Cambridge Audio Azur 751R AV Receiver

Wharfedale Diamond 9.6 Floor Standing Speakers (main)

Wharfedale Diamond 9.cm Horizontal Speaker (center)

Wharfedale Diamond 9.3 Bookshelf Speakers (surround and surround back)

2 x Klipsch R-115SW Subwoofers

Likes: Warm non-fatiguing sound; 6-channel SACDs and DVD-As play well

Hate: TV internally processes streams at 1080p then scales to 4K

 

Main Audio

Old desktop PC (High Res download and playback machine)

Audiophilleo 1 SPDIF Interface w/ Purepower PSU

Cambridge Audio Azur 851C DAC / CD Player

Cambridge Audio Azur 851E Preamp

Audiocontrol 6XS Crossover (using a 12V linear PSU for bass management)

Cambridge Audio Azur 851W Power Amp (powering mids and tweets)

Adcom GFA-575se Power Amp (powering woofers)

2 x Mirage Omni S12 Subwoofers (stereo sub setup; 1 port plugged each)

Bowers & Wilkins CM9 Floor Standing Speakers

Like: Fast and dynamic sound; quite revealing

Hate: Not the flattest-sounding set for the price (B&W voicing)

 

Office Audio

Pro-Ject Debut Carbon USB Turntable

ROG GL702ZC Laptop as Digital Source

Musiland Monitor 01 USD SPDIF Interface

Yamaha WXC-50 Streamer / Preamp / DAC

Tannoy Gold 8 Active Monitors

Like: Neutral-sounding, especially when playing digital (EQed flat with the help of my RTA)

Hate: Turntable output is just okay (nowhere near as revealing as high-end models)

 

Secondary Home Theater

Sharp LC-70LE660 LCD TV

ITX desktop HTPC w/ BD Drive (digital source)

Yamaha RX-V567 AV Receiver

Polk Audio T50, T30 & T15 Speakers (5.1 setup)

Klipsch SW-450 Subwoofer

Likes: Great bang/buck (surprisingly pleasant-sounding after manual EQ); very low power consumption

Hate: TV Colors had to be calibrated from the HTPC

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TV: Sony x900h 85" 
Receiver - Denon x4500h

4K BR player - Oppo UDP-203
Amplifier for mains - Monoprice Monolith 5 channel

Amplifier Cooler -AC Infinity AIRCOM T8

Subs- 2 x 21" FTW21's in sealed boxes gets me down to 6hz in room/4000 watts per sub. 

Sub Amps - 2 x Behringer ep4000's bridged on their own 20 amp outlets

Front Speakers - Klipsch RP-8000f
Center Speaker - Klipsch RP-504c

UPS - Rack mount 1500va/1500w CyberPower PR1500LCD

Power Conditioner/Distribution - Ultrapower HDC150RM and Tripp Lite RS-1215-RA

NAS - Qnap TVS-882T with 10 slot Expansion unit - 100tb's
Satellite Receiver - Bell HD PVR

Gaming - PS4 & Nvidia Shield Pro


One day when I have room I will build these for the front 3 consisting of a huge waveguide and dual JBL 15's.

I have almost $12k in these speakers and the parts are all sitting in different closets waiting. 

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14 hours ago, King_PIN said:

TV: Sony x900h 85" 
Receiver - Denon x4500h

4K BR player - Oppo UDP-203
Amplifier for mains - Monoprice Monolith 5 channel

Amplifier Cooler -AC Infinity AIRCOM T8

Subs- 2 x 21" FTW21's in sealed boxes gets me down to 6hz in room/4000 watts per sub. 

Sub Amps - 2 x Behringer ep4000's bridged on their own 20 amp outlets

Front Speakers - Klipsch RP-8000f
Center Speaker - Klipsch RP-504c

UPS - Rack mount 1200va/1500w CyberPower PR1500LCD

Power Conditioner/Distribution - Ultrapower HDC150RM and Tripp Lite RS-1215-RA

NAS - Qnap TVS-882T with 10 slot Expansion unit - 100tb's
Satellite Receiver - Bell HD PVR

Gaming - PS4 & Nvidia Shield Pro


One day when I have room I will build these for the front 3 consisting of a huge waveguide and dual JBL 15's.

I have almost $12k in these speakers and the parts are all sitting in different closets waiting. 

 

Holy Supertweeters O_O

 

 

 

 

Can I join?

 

Not really a home theater but it's as close as it gets to one in my tiny home lol it's a dual use system

 

The pc side is going through pre outs on the AVR 3805 because it cleans up the humming until I further solve the problem. The Denon is running on EXT in mode, and pre outs get sent to the 2.1 system for the pc, but rear B powers the speakers under the TV all at the same time and both are independent from another in volumes. It's a ghetto rigged system lol

 

The speakers for the pc are:

Focal Shape 65 I got for $380 after replacing the left woofer from letgo

 

The Subwoofer is a Mirage Omni S12 I got from a thrift store for $45 and did mild repairs on

 

The ghetto sound bar is a couple of Aperion Audio 522D I got four for $35 on FB marketplace

 

Receiver is a Denon AVR 3805 I got for $50 at the same thrift store as the subwoofer

 

Sound card is an Asus Xonar SE, old better card broke, need to get a better sound card or go optical at this point with a 2.1 DAC so I can break up the computer from the TV sound system and not need reciever to clean up the PC audio signal as I suspect I have grounding issues causing transformer hum with the Focals.

 

They aren't the loudest speakers in the world, but it's damn near studio quality, and my frequency response is 24Hz-35,000Hz, which ain't bad for the same price as a pair of KRK rockits.

 

The Focals get down to 40Hz all by them selves and in this apartment I actually almost never use the subwoofer, hell I can't even figure out how to enable stereo upmix at the moment on this crappy sound card after my Xonar DX died

 

Anyway, I used to mess with car audio and used to buy and sell car stereos on craigslist a long time ago, which is how I was able to get all this together by deal hunting for a couple years. I named the setup Scrapyard Battlerig lol

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17 hours ago, Stagea said:

Main Home Theater

17 hours ago, Stagea said:

Secondary Home Theater

Now I'm curious why one would need two theatres 😛 Are they at separate places?

 

16 hours ago, King_PIN said:

One day when I have room I will build these for the front 3 consisting of a huge waveguide and dual JBL 15's.

I have almost $12k in these speakers and the parts are all sitting in different closets waiting. 

I hope that "one day" is soon? I understand hobbies, but never using them with 12 large ones spent already seems unfortunate.

 

As for me:

TV - LG C9 55"

AVR - Denon X1400H
Fronts - Dali Zensor 5

Centre - Dali Spektor Vokal

Surrounds - Dali Spektor 1

Atmos - Dali Alteco C1

Subwoofer - SVS SB1000 Pro

 

Media wise my old gaming rig now does NAS duty and stores all the rips. An 2019 Nvidia Shield Pro does playback duty through Plex.

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1 hour ago, tikker said:

Now I'm curious why one would need two theatres 😛 Are they at separate places?

 

Yes, the main home theater is at my house. The secondary one is in my condo. 🙂 

 

3 hours ago, CptnReflex said:


Focal Shape 65 I got for $380 after replacing the left woofer from letgo

 

The Subwoofer is a Mirage Omni S12 I got from a thrift store for $45 and did mild repairs on

Those Focals are amazing monitors. Congrats!

 

As for the Omni S12, try testing it with one port plugged (you can do a temporary plug with a balled sock or something similar). They play better that way in some cases (it can give you better extension and less boominess). 

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There are some legit set ups in here.

The other thing I don't like about mine is it is also the combination play space for my foster kids so instead of two rows of seating, I have one LONG row,  so TV placement is not pefect center also because of room layout. But its the pan when we have the moolah to remodel.

Currently have to game on Wife's PC (see profile) so instead here's my Home Theater Setup!

TV: 2019 65" Vizio P-Series Quantum X | Media Streamer: Roku Ultra 2020 | UHD Player: Panasonic UB820 | Consoles: PS4 Slim w/2TB external drive, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo WiiU (Ethernet to everything)

SOUND
5.1.4 AVR: Marantz SR6014 | 2 Polk S55 Mains, Polk S35 Center, 2 Polk S50 Sides, 4 Polk S15 Height Channels, HTS 12 Subwoofer

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75" lg nano90
denon avr-x3700h in 7.1.4
pioneer vsx-532 running fronts
fronts - Yamaha NS-6490 3-Way Bookshelf

center - Yamaha Audio NS-C210BL

surrounds and rears - Fluance Elite High Definition 2-Way Bipolar Speakers

ceiling - Yamaha NS-IW280CWH 6.5" 3-Way

sub - 12" 400 watt with a alpine sub (replaced stock woofer with better one)

 

room is 20x20 have 2 rows of seating. front is 3 recliners, back is 2 recliners

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On 11/12/2021 at 11:51 AM, Home Theater Dummy said:

There are some legit set ups in here.

The other thing I don't like about mine is it is also the combination play space for my foster kids so instead of two rows of seating, I have one LONG row,  so TV placement is not pefect center also because of room layout. But its the pan when we have the moolah to remodel.

I have a dog fence in front of my stuff after my Jack Russell Jumped head first from 6' away into my 75" tv that was hanging on the wall.  Frickin commercial with these tiny hippos he goes nuts.  

 

 

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12 minutes ago, King_PIN said:

I have a dog fence in front of my stuff after my Jack Russell Jumped head first from 6' away into my 75" tv that was hanging on the wall.  Frickin commercial with these tiny hippos he goes nuts.  

 

 

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Currently running an LG C9 OLED 55" combined with a Samsung HW-Q80R soundbar. A few months ago i also bought the rear sattelite speakers for the soundbar. All in all a very nice movie watching setup. The soundbar combined with the rear speakers delivers surprisingly good spacial audio, the TV is fully calibrated and still delivers excellent picture quality even when compared to the most current TVs. With this setup there is no content that looks or sounds bad.

 

No need for a Nvidia shield, Roku, etc because i stream pretty much all my media via Netflix, Prime Video, YouTube, Spotify, etc. and the internal apps on the C9 work like a charm. They also get frequent updates so even though the TV is over 2 years old by now i still get frequent feature additions through software.

 

Sometimes i also use this setup to game, but that became a lot less frequent since i got a good HDR monitor. It's hooked up via HDMI 2.1 to my PC and so i do have the option if i want to.

About monitor marketing BS

 

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On 11/11/2021 at 4:56 PM, Stagea said:

Yes, the main home theater is at my house. The secondary one is in my condo. 🙂 

 

Those Focals are amazing monitors. Congrats!

 

As for the Omni S12, try testing it with one port plugged (you can do a temporary plug with a balled sock or something similar). They play better that way in some cases (it can give you better extension and less boominess). 

Thank you! haven't been at the pc much but that means a lot, and I'm pretty grateful to get some monitors that would normally be out of reach for me, previous speakers were some used NHT super one originals hehe. Will def try that with the omni sub! my old sound card died from 2014 and going to replace that soon so I'm excited to hear the sub again lol this Xonar SE card I haven't been able to upmix yet, and my old Xonar DX I needed a modified driver to do so O_O some sound cards are more finicky than others, but a new better sound card is definitely in the works soon, kind of eyeing the EVGA card because they have incredible warranty!

On 11/12/2021 at 12:51 PM, Home Theater Dummy said:

There are some legit set ups in here.

The other thing I don't like about mine is it is also the combination play space for my foster kids so instead of two rows of seating, I have one LONG row,  so TV placement is not pefect center also because of room layout. But its the pan when we have the moolah to remodel.

I'm in awe of some of the setups my self 😄 Call me excited for your remodel for you, cause I know the pains of fighting a layout! I got rear speakers I'm not using at all and a subwoofer that hasn't woofed in a couple months here haha the woes of a backburner!

On 11/15/2021 at 4:56 AM, King_PIN said:

I have a dog fence in front of my stuff after my Jack Russell Jumped head first from 6' away into my 75" tv that was hanging on the wall.  Frickin commercial with these tiny hippos he goes nuts.  

 

 

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oof D: the woes of anxiety

 

huuuge speakers or tiny dog but still huge speakers haha, I've only had a couple of subs anywhere near that size but I think even my old Velodyne ULD 18 my mother got rid of because it looked like old furniture to her was even a good bit smaller than that. I bought one of those things used in high school lol 10 years back when my hifi hobby started. I had a 6 cu ft subwoofer for my old junk riviera stuffed in the trunk a long time ago with two alpine type R subs and a Soundstream TA-3000D as well but that would still probably be smaller than just one of those cabinets O_O beautiful finish by the way!

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1 hour ago, CptnReflex said:

Thank you! haven't been at the pc much but that means a lot, and I'm pretty grateful to get some monitors that would normally be out of reach for me, previous speakers were some used NHT super one originals hehe. Will def try that with the omni sub! my old sound card died from 2014 and going to replace that soon so I'm excited to hear the sub again lol this Xonar SE card I haven't been able to upmix yet, and my old Xonar DX I needed a modified driver to do so O_O some sound cards are more finicky than others, but a new better sound card is definitely in the works soon, kind of eyeing the EVGA card because they have incredible warranty!

I'm in awe of some of the setups my self 😄 Call me excited for your remodel for you, cause I know the pains of fighting a layout! I got rear speakers I'm not using at all and a subwoofer that hasn't woofed in a couple months here haha the woes of a backburner!

oof D: the woes of anxiety

 

huuuge speakers or tiny dog but still huge speakers haha, I've only had a couple of subs anywhere near that size but I think even my old Velodyne ULD 18 my mother got rid of because it looked like old furniture to her was even a good bit smaller than that. I bought one of those things used in high school lol 10 years back when my hifi hobby started. I had a 6 cu ft subwoofer for my old junk riviera stuffed in the trunk a long time ago with two alpine type R subs and a Soundstream TA-3000D as well but that would still probably be smaller than just one of those cabinets O_O beautiful finish by the way!

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Thanks they are just stained and satin clear coat on birch ply.  

They used to bigger in the ported boxes when I had my dedicated theater room.  

 

 

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3 hours ago, King_PIN said:

Thanks they are just stained and satin clear coat on birch ply.  

They used to bigger in the ported boxes when I had my dedicated theater room.  

 

 

 

holy baffle batman! very well designed, and the 5 gal buckets + being as tall as as a regular sized man almost really puts that into context! Do you prefer the sealed box or ported? I'm a sealed box guy my self. Really impressive work!

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4 hours ago, CptnReflex said:

holy baffle batman! very well designed, and the 5 gal buckets + being as tall as as a regular sized man almost really puts that into context! Do you prefer the sealed box or ported? I'm a sealed box guy my self. Really impressive work!

Thanks. I've been DIY'ing speakers and subs for a while now.  

I prefer sealed but they need a lot more power than ported.  

Although for larger spaces like my original layout the ported seemed to work better.  

 

I'm not sure what you mean by 5 gallon buckets.  I am assuming you mean the cylindrical objects under the unfinished sub?  Those are concrete post forms. That's how the subwwofers were shipped.  Each one of those are 24" diameter by 18" high.  😄  One for each sub.  

 

 

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4 minutes ago, King_PIN said:

Thanks. I've been DIY'ing speakers and subs for a while now.  

I prefer sealed but they need a lot more power than ported.  

Although for larger spaces like my original layout the ported seemed to work better.  

 

I'm not sure what you mean by 5 gallon buckets.  I am assuming you mean the cylindrical objects under the unfinished sub?  Those are concrete post forms. That's how the subwwofers were shipped.  Each one of those are 24" diameter by 18" high.  😄  One for each sub.  

 

 

 

 

That's my mistake haha. smart way to ship them!

 

absolutely massive. Iv'e never heard a subwoofer that big before, I bet they pump good in the subsonic range

 

I didn't even know they made drivers that big O_O sometimes treated paper and foam surrounds are still king, actually loved some paper woofers I've had over the years 

 

what's the -3db cutoff of something like that?

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Optoma Cinemax P1

XY Screens PET Grid 110" ALR UST screen

Logitech Z606 5.1 speakers w/ P1 integrated soundbar as a center channel

4x some generic speaker stands

HDMI cable input from media laptop

Cyberpower 12 outlet surge protector (everything from my RetroPie to my SNES runs off it)

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21 hours ago, CptnReflex said:

That's my mistake haha. smart way to ship them!

 

absolutely massive. Iv'e never heard a subwoofer that big before, I bet they pump good in the subsonic range

 

I didn't even know they made drivers that big O_O sometimes treated paper and foam surrounds are still king, actually loved some paper woofers I've had over the years 

 

what's the -3db cutoff of something like that?

If you're asking how low they can play I've had them playing sub 8hz scenes no problem.  I use to have them low passed at 12hz but got rid of that nonsense when I went sealed.  I run them free so they can get as low as they want.  😄

The actual 3db cutoff when ported was around 15hz

 

This was for one sub.  I have no idea where my in room measurements went though.  

 

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46 minutes ago, King_PIN said:

If you're asking how low they can play I've had them playing sub 8hz scenes no problem.  I use to have them low passed at 12hz but got rid of that nonsense when I went sealed.  I run them free so they can get as low as they want.  😄

The actual 3db cutoff when ported was around 15hz

 

This was for one sub.  I have no idea where my in room measurements went though.  

 

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absolutely nutty! that's almost subwoofer fan territory heh. 

 

lowest Iv'e ever heard was 13Hz my self 😄 I'd like to listen to something like that one day, and I actually miss my old car sub even more that only went to 19Hz cause I could play it as loud as I wanted. I miss setting off car alarms lol the inner child! 6Hz must be nuts, and you have to have a huge listening space to even go that low. that stuff is the real deal

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Meh.  If you were legit hardcore, you'd be using a rotary woofer for those brown notes.

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