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wenn_du_weinst
09-30-2011, 10:57 PM
anybody running stereo subwoofers? Actually ran in stereo as well not just 2 on a mono signal

Z1NONLY
09-30-2011, 11:38 PM
I did it a long time ago with a Radio Shack "Realistic" 12".

No drama, but then I wasn't really killing the thing with a bunch of power. Maybe 50 watts / coil IIRC.

wenn_du_weinst
10-01-2011, 02:01 PM
Running the subs in stereo is for sq not spl

Kangaroux
10-01-2011, 02:03 PM
Running the subs in stereo is for sq not spl

Then go over to DIYMA and ask this question not here lol

wenn_du_weinst
10-01-2011, 02:05 PM
DIYMA is also a car audio forum so neither is the best place. But I don't like talking to most HT guys

solidcrowd
10-12-2011, 12:13 AM
AVSforum I found to be pretty helpful...now GTFO.






loljk

duanebro
10-21-2011, 01:33 AM
DIYMA is also a car audio forum so neither is the best place. But I don't like talking to most HT guys

If your looking for a nice HT forum try techtalk. It's parts express's forum. Tech Talk Forum - Techtalk Speaker Building, Audio, Video, and Electronics Customer Discussion Forum From Parts-Express.com (http://techtalk.parts-express.com/forumdisplay.php?f=2)

They are big on measurements, so no $10,000 speaker wire crap!

In many cases it wouldn't matter because the bass is mixed to mono in the studio. (So I've heard - and every thing you hear on the internet is true!!)

Duane

CADENCE SOUND
12-09-2011, 12:55 PM
Running the subs in stereo is for sq not spl

Most people run dual subs for the added output at lower volumes.
Plus it helps if you have a huge room a dual setup will help better fill it.

Whatever you go with, check to see if you can daisy-chain the subs, it will help in your tweaking and tuning..

Good luck

svtcontour
01-25-2012, 10:10 PM
I ran stereo subs (Vifa M26WR09 10") along with my Usher S520 bookshelf speakers. Crossed them over just where the ushers started to drop off. It blended real nice. I used an Audiocontrol PCA (Phase Coupled Activator) as the crossover. I didnt actually cross the bookshelf speakers over. I let them run full range. Just blended the subs in to match. It was great. Subs went down flat to 23Hz with -6db at 18Hz or so. This is inroom response of course - probably helped by room gain.

I just built some two way towers with an 8" driver and 1" tweeter that go just low enough that I dont feel I need a sub which is why I'm not running that setup anymore. New speakers are flat in room to 30Hz with -6db at around 25Hz.

This was the old setup:
http://powerthings.com/pics/newsubs_finished.jpg



This is now:
http://powerthings.com/pics/stereo.jpg

kramer_212
01-25-2012, 10:15 PM
i have done it before, but even for sq IMO a mono signal for woofer is always better