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    How does this home audio sub compare to my car's set up?

    I'm going to be buying a nice little dorm set up soon. And I'm trying to pick out a subwoofer. I'm looking at this:
    PB-1000 - SVS

    And I was just wondering how it will compare to my Type arrggg on 500rms. I know that you need less RMS in home audio to get the same sound level as car audio. So I'm thinking it might be close.

    Any input in appreciated!







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    Re: How does this home audio sub compare to my car's set up?

    For 500 buy a Dayton subwoofer and plate amp and have someone here build a box = Win



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    Re: How does this home audio sub compare to my car's set up?

    same thing i was gonna say for 500 you could piece something together better




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    Re: How does this home audio sub compare to my car's set up?

    Quote Originally Posted by Iosias View Post
    For 500 buy a Dayton subwoofer and plate amp and have someone here build a box = Win
    this^^^

    buy a bash or dayton plate amp ~~500 rms and a 12 or even 15" sub, build a box yourself and it'll crush that one.



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    Re: How does this home audio sub compare to my car's set up?

    Quote Originally Posted by naughtyca View Post
    That's not ported.




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    Re: How does this home audio sub compare to my car's set up?

    Quote Originally Posted by Iosias View Post
    For 500 buy a Dayton subwoofer and plate amp and have someone here build a box = Win
    Quote Originally Posted by MOFOMAN View Post
    same thing i was gonna say for 500 you could piece something together better
    Quote Originally Posted by Jerhemy View Post
    this^^^

    buy a bash or dayton plate amp ~~500 rms and a 12 or even 15" sub, build a box yourself and it'll crush that one.
    That an interesting idea. Kind of weary because people seem to push people away from doing that on this forum.




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    Re: How does this home audio sub compare to my car's set up?

    Id say most people are for doing it that way lol, diy tends to be the trend here lol.



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    Re: How does this home audio sub compare to my car's set up?

    haha was gonna say, pretty much everyone here says do it yourself and save money/get better results.

    I built my home theater sub for like 400$ and it pounds out my whole upstairs, knocks **** off the walls, gotten the cops called a couple times. And it's a shyt 12" kenwood KFC on a 300 wrms Bash plate amp tuned to like 20hz in a 2 cube box.



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    Re: How does this home audio sub compare to my car's set up?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerhemy View Post
    haha was gonna say, pretty much everyone here says do it yourself and save money/get better results.

    I built my home theater sub for like 400$ and it pounds out my whole upstairs, knocks **** off the walls, gotten the cops called a couple times. And it's a shyt 12" kenwood KFC on a 300 wrms Bash plate amp tuned to like 20hz in a 2 cube box.
    Ok. so it's loud... but does it sound good?




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    Re: How does this home audio sub compare to my car's set up?

    Quote Originally Posted by sjv13 View Post
    Ok. so it's loud... but does it sound good?
    Yes it sounds great with my polk 60's off a H/K 136.

    ---------- Post added at 01:50 PM ---------- Previous post was at 01:49 PM ----------

    but yes, it does sound very clean and accurate.



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    Re: How does this home audio sub compare to my car's set up?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerhemy View Post
    Yes it sounds great with my polk 60's off a H/K 136.

    ---------- Post added at 01:50 PM ---------- Previous post was at 01:49 PM ----------

    but yes, it does sound very clean and accurate.
    Would you recommend the 20hz tuning?




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    Re: How does this home audio sub compare to my car's set up?

    Yeah, i'm no audiophile or anything, but I know a lot of hometheater subs are tuned super low like that. Hopefully someone with more HT experience will chime in. @Boomsday ;



    In the process of being installed:
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    Re: How does this home audio sub compare to my car's set up?

    Quote Originally Posted by sjv13 View Post
    That's not ported.
    its poted click on large / more views

    not sure if you noticed if not all of powered home theater subs are ported, i personally have not seen a sealed home theater sub. if you want real bass do at least 2 sub, i am running 3 subs




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    Re: How does this home audio sub compare to my car's set up?

    Quote Originally Posted by naughtyca View Post
    its poted click on large / more views

    not sure if you noticed if not all of powered home theater subs are ported, i personally have not seen a sealed home theater sub. if you want real bass do at least 2 sub, i am running 3 subs
    they are definitely not all ported. Even the brand I was just looking at has three in their line up that are sealed. High Performance Compact Sealed Subwoofers - SVS




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