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Have you gone from a direct radiating sub to a horn loaded one?


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On 10/17/2021 at 10:11 AM, Shiva said:

I must say, I am still fascinated reading about IB set-ups, though I have not heard one as of yet.  Some years ago, I did listen to a sub with a 24" driver from Deep Sea sound at an audio show.  I was fairly impressed. It wasn't even loud in the room and my pants were flapping. 👍  

Net time you're in TX..............

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On 10/16/2021 at 9:43 PM, wuzzzer said:

I've read that the THT isn't considered a true horn sub.

 

It's not? I thought it was a folded horn. So because it is not straight it is not a horn? If so KHorns, Jubes, MWMs ain't horns either.

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On 10/13/2021 at 12:18 AM, wuzzzer said:

I'm fortunate to have a basement theater room that's decent size.

The seller has four that he's selling.  Two or four... Two or four...😁

Two for front and rear mid wall placement is second best. Four for mid wall placement is best.

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4 hours ago, ClaudeJ1 said:

Two for front and rear mid wall placement is second best. Four for mid wall placement is best.

Four in Corners gives maximum output, for third place, but four against mid walls are the smoothest.

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Been experimenting with different crossover points.  I'm really liking 120Hz for music.  These THTs work incredibly well with kick drums and bass guitar.  Just crazy output.

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On 11/1/2021 at 7:34 PM, wuzzzer said:

Been experimenting with different crossover points.  I'm really liking 120Hz for music.  These THTs work incredibly well with kick drums and bass guitar.  Just crazy output.

They work fairly well to 200 Hz. With the rising response of the cabinet and great sound it's easy to get carried away crossing them over too high. 

Glad you like them.

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3 hours ago, charok said:

i added a 30" wide THT to my kpt-904/k510 setup and first fired up tonight. Have not yet begun optimization but the output is impressive and makes my old 15" sub anemic, all in a good way of course!

 

Awesome!  I've only level matched my subs as far as output.  Eventually I'll get a miniDSP and all that jazz.

 

I have the sub output as low as it goes on my receiver (-10dB) and the gain about 2/3 of the way up on my amp so I definitely have a bit of headroom to play with!

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I use a DBX Venu360 on the mains and the sub feed but it is set to the old sub until I get time to play with the RTA. Using the old sub plate amp to get an idea of how much power I actually need and TBH does not seem to need a lot. Going to be fun dialing it in but so far I love it. The wife however is not happy with the size of it.

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59 minutes ago, charok said:

I use a DBX Venu360 on the mains and the sub feed but it is set to the old sub until I get time to play with the RTA. Using the old sub plate amp to get an idea of how much power I actually need and TBH does not seem to need a lot. Going to be fun dialing it in but so far I love it. The wife however is not happy with the size of it.

 

Yeah it's not an easy sub to hide.  😅  Try two of them in a 20 x 12 room!

 

I believe I read that they have a sensitivity of about 110dB so they definitely don't need much power.

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