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We have written a guide to choosing and using a subwoofer, it can be viewed here
We have specially selected the EQ-
The use of large diameter paper cones in boxes of reasonable proportions produces bass that is tight and fast, making them able to reproduce rhythm and timing to match a huge variety of speakers. Unlike many ‘one note’ bass systems, these have tonality, delicacy and texture, as well as real low end reach, slam and attack.
They are also extremely easy to use as most features can be controlled via remote control which makes setup from the listening position a breeze. They can accept both speaker level as well as line level signals (we would recommend the former connection).
A microphone (pictured above) is supplied which works with the DSP circuitry to reduce output at major room peaks, giving a flatter response, all at the touch of a button.
The range features cone sizes spanning 8” to 15”, with inbuilt amplification from 180 watts to 750 watts and -
Anti clipping and over excursion measures are included which make them incredibly reliable even under heavy use, and they are not troubled by rumble from vinyl sources.
Naturally nothing’s perfect, I’d prefer the option of a lower cut off frequency for use with very extended speakers (the lowest setting is 40Hz) and having the frequency control on the remote control would make the setup a little easier, but to criticise when this level of performance and functionality is available at such a reasonable price would be churlish.
The EQ Max range is slowly being updated to the Wi-