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JTR Subs for HiFi and Music Primarily

CJPopovich

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As someone who is competent in subwoofer design, you won't go wrong with JTR. The biggest part will be incorporation and calibration, but as a sub they're first rate.
 

pierre

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I'm currently thinking of two RS1's. I rarely enjoy music that loud on speakers (only in headphones and at EDC :).

And I'm going to be doing a Genelec 8351B-based active monitor HiFi system, so I am more looking for clarity and range than crazy SPL.

This is what I'm thinking. I'm hoping it will come close to a decently-high-end passive system? (I was originally thinking a D'Agostino Progression Integrated amp and Focal No. 2s)
  • 2 x 8351B's for Left/Right Highs
  • 2 x W371A's for Left/Right Mids
  • 2 x JTR RS1s for Left/Right Bass
And then all that leveled and smoothed out with a Storm Audio MKII Processor using DIRAC.

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Since your room is not that large, I would start with W371 plus your 8351B. I get 100dB at 20Hz in a similar room with 8361 on top of W371 with a concrete wall behind the speakers.

I would add 1 sub only to start with and see if you really need it (for music I am unsure). JTR or another Gelenec like 7380 can do it. If you buy W371 I am sure you can ask the dealer to lend you 1 or 2 subs to play with and see how many you need to optimise your room.
 

galanakop

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My saliva really falls and only with the idea 2x 8361 2x w 371 2x 7380. But we will have to reach about 30,000 euros. It's a lot of money my friends.
 
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