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    which sub(s) for my home theater

    4 8's ported on 1k or 1 15" on 1k



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    Re: which sub(s) for my home theater

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    Re: which sub(s) for my home theater

    four 8's ported...one in each corner of the room.....




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    Re: which sub(s) for my home theater

    btw 250 dollar budget... and if i did the 8's they would all be in one box



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    Re: which sub(s) for my home theater

    I'll go with 1 15" AA Avalanche...
    Edit:15" TC7 will be a nice sub too...



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    Re: which sub(s) for my home theater

    15" Titanic



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    Re: which sub(s) for my home theater

    15". It isn't even a question.




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    Re: which sub(s) for my home theater

    Quote Originally Posted by Louisiana_CRX View Post
    four 8's ported...one in each corner of the room.....
    This is not a good idea, do not listen to it.




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    Re: which sub(s) for my home theater

    15 it is then.... i was lookin at that CSS 15 but i cant find a power rating for it



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    Re: which sub(s) for my home theater

    cone area;
    One 15" = 176.71
    Four 8" = 201.06




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    Quote Originally Posted by caps View Post
    cone area;
    One 15" = 176.71
    Four 8" = 201.06
    Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by caps View Post
    cone area;
    One 15" = 176.71
    Four 8" = 201.06
    four 8's =PWN in cone area




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    Re: which sub(s) for my home theater

    Not to mention, as CRX said, you can place them in more than one location to help with room modes.



    Quote Originally Posted by audioholic View Post
    Saying "clipping doesn't kill speakers" is a half-truth at best. Technically no, clipping itself does not hurt the speaker. But in clipping your amp, you can easily create a situation that WILL kill the speaker. Was the squared waveform the DIRECT cause of the failure? No. In the end, the answer is, always has been, and can only be... heat kills speakers. BUT, clipping increases heat generation, sometimes by a drastic amount. So to start a thread simply to state that clipping does not hurt speakers is, again, a half-truth at best.

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    Re: which sub(s) for my home theater

    We need to address your true goals and narrow the field of driver choices down before we just say 8" or 15".



    Quote Originally Posted by audioholic View Post
    Saying "clipping doesn't kill speakers" is a half-truth at best. Technically no, clipping itself does not hurt the speaker. But in clipping your amp, you can easily create a situation that WILL kill the speaker. Was the squared waveform the DIRECT cause of the failure? No. In the end, the answer is, always has been, and can only be... heat kills speakers. BUT, clipping increases heat generation, sometimes by a drastic amount. So to start a thread simply to state that clipping does not hurt speakers is, again, a half-truth at best.

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    Quote Originally Posted by caps View Post
    cone area;
    One 15" = 176.71
    Four 8" = 201.06
    but will there be an audible difference tho?



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