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Old 04-25-2015, 09:25 PM   #1
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Like to stay around 500. If you know of any other ones around that range, post them up.

Living Room: About 3550 cubic ft


HSU VTF-1 MK2
http://www.hsuresearch.com/products/vtf-1mk2.html


SVS PB-1000
http://www.svsound.com/subwoofers/ported-box/pb-1000


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Old 04-25-2015, 09:46 PM   #2
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http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MJ1YR8Y/?tag=sgnatsumwfd-20
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Old 04-25-2015, 10:35 PM   #3
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May not be the best, but I have this one... I've liked it so far and haven't had any issues. Currently considering picking up a second one to run two with my system...
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Old 04-25-2015, 10:57 PM   #4
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I have always heard very good things about HSU. I have had a Svs pb2+ since 2002 with no issues.
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Old 04-26-2015, 09:18 AM   #5
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Read a few good reviews for this Polk 505.

Half the price of my budget.


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16882290130
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Old 04-26-2015, 11:37 AM   #6
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Read a few good reviews for this Polk 505.

Half the price of my budget.


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16882290130
That's what I have and I love it.
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Old 04-27-2015, 01:29 PM   #7
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I'm kind of torn between them. Just want to be sure that it feels the livingroom with no issue. I have a pretty good size LR.
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Old 04-27-2015, 01:48 PM   #8
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I have the BIC America F12 12-Inch 475-Watt Front Firing Powered Subwoofer. Sounds great, does everything I need it to in my living room.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0015A8Y5M/?tag=sgnatsumwfd-20
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Old 04-27-2015, 03:06 PM   #9
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I have an SVS PB12 (think that is the model..the one right before the 2000) and love it. Check out their outlet section as well. Mine was almost perfect and I got it for $450 with a normal price of $550. I love the fact SVS has the anytime upgrade thing though honestly dont know if I ever will.

HSU is also great. Ever though about DIY? You can build an awesome sub cheap (apparently, I have no experience.). Lots of guys on AVS forums with flat pack sub boxes and a driver from Parts Express.
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Old 04-27-2015, 03:24 PM   #10
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I have a Outlaw LFM-1 EX sub that rocks it pretty well. Had the amp go out on me after a couple of years, and after a 5 min call they sent me a new amp just requesting that I send the old one back for them to diagnose.
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Old 04-29-2015, 06:58 PM   #11
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I went ahead and ordered the Polk 505. Half my budget, and from what Jared said, and what I've read, it's a really good sub.
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Old 04-29-2015, 07:13 PM   #12
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I went ahead and ordered the Polk 505. Half my budget, and from what Jared said, and what I've read, it's a really good sub.
I think you'll dig it. It's damn loud.
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Old 05-07-2015, 03:26 PM   #13
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I went ahead and ordered the Polk 505. Half my budget, and from what Jared said, and what I've read, it's a really good sub.
Update with your thoughts?
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Old 05-07-2015, 07:34 PM   #14
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Hell yea, sucker has some juevos for price I paid. Very happy with it. Got it on Tuesday. Shakes the pictures on the wall pretty good. Plays lows pretty well.
Played a few scenes from transformers and Inception and was impressed. Went aheaD and reconfigured rest os speakers.

I even played some Nemesis for the hell of it. Hahaha.
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Old 05-07-2015, 09:29 PM   #15
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Nice!
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Old 05-05-2019, 04:08 PM   #16
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Resurrecting this..


My Polk PSW505 took a shit. LED just stays on RED. Doesn't turn green.

I swapped cables, and nada.


I hooked up my old cheap SW and it works. Guess I'm back to looking for SW. Spent 200$ 4 years ago, so I guess I got my money's worth..haha
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Old 05-05-2019, 05:18 PM   #17
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I'd say the amp went out. I had my amp go out and SVS sent me a replacement. **free of charge**..... I still wish I had gone with a bigger sub, but I have two so it make up for some. I'm thinking i want to upgrade with a little better AVR.
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Old 05-06-2019, 11:35 AM   #18
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Thinking on HSU again.

VTF-2 MK5 is what I am eying.
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Old 05-06-2019, 01:48 PM   #19
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Resurrecting this..


My Polk PSW505 took a shit. LED just stays on RED. Doesn't turn green.

I swapped cables, and nada.


I hooked up my old cheap SW and it works. Guess I'm back to looking for SW. Spent 200$ 4 years ago, so I guess I got my money's worth..haha
Bummer!
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