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Willem

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This what I posted in another thread: my Kef Kube8b in the corner of a large room:
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The corner position was advised by the ANtimode engineer: locate for maximum reinforcement and flatten with eq. It sounds very good too. Equalization with the ANtimode 8033 was for a wider area, so not as good for the primary listening position. The Kube8b is a temporary replacement for my B&W PV1d that died (hopely it can still rise from the dead). The plan is to combine the PV1d and the Kube 8b for a smoother response over a wider area. The PV1d went quite a bit lower, by the way. The difference was just about audible on some music.
 

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He has 10 dB error rate, it either means that his walls are US fake cardboard style or he is really really lucky.

Since it's in a corner he's exciting all the room modes and yet none of them caused an infinitely deep cancellation where he sits.
 
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I ended up discovering possibly the Worlds best tiny speaker. Neat Acoustics iotas. Very smooth on the highs and produce enough bass to satisfy. Have put a subwoofer purchase on hold. My stereo is tiny but sounds very nice. Wife loves it too. Following the comments on my post have been a delight
 

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Yes indeed, but the Antimode equalization was for a wide area (multiple measurement points) somewhat compromising the primary listening position. The REW measurement that I posted here was only for the primary listening position. As I said, my plan was to have dual subs for a smoother response over a wider area, but then my intended main sub failed.
 

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Yes indeed, but the Antimode equalization was for a wide area (multiple measurement points) somewhat compromising the primary listening position. The REW measurement that I posted here was only for the primary listening position. As I said, my plan was to have dual subs for a smoother response over a wider area, but then my intended main sub failed.

wait that response is EQed?

I retract my statement about the response being good :p
 

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He has 10 dB error rate, it either means that his walls are US fake cardboard style or he is really really lucky.
Concrete floor and ceiling, and brick walls. A lot of double glazing as well. Also this 40 sqm open plan sitting room (with a tall ceiling) has two openings with large sliding doors/panels into other rooms (the dining room and my wife's study) so the entire ensembe is some 75 sq m. For the measurment I had the sliding doors half open. Modern furnishings and hard floor with a carpet
 

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He has 10 dB error rate, it either means that his walls are US fake cardboard style or he is really really lucky.

Since it's in a corner he's exciting all the room modes and yet none of them caused an infinitely deep cancellation where he sits.

US fake cardboard style?
 

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I have an SVS 3000 micro in a small room and it is working very well. Surprising for such a tiny box and it comes in gloss white. Happy wife happy life....
 

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I looked at this but response of 25-150Hz-18dB (yes really eighteen db) scared me away.

I see a slope of 18dB mentioned, but the frequency response was cited at -10dB, guess the marketing guys didn't like the -3dB spec :)
 

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I also have a SVS 3000 micro. Very happy with it.
 

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I see a slope of 18dB mentioned, but the frequency response was cited at -10dB, guess the marketing guys didn't like the -3dB spec :)
That was a typo my my part. Yeah, 25-150Hz -10db. Although it could just as well have been my eyes LOL. The other day I asked my wife how Beyonce could only have 18 views on Youtube. She has 1B (billion) LOL I'd love to know the -3db on these speakers because the price is great and you can fit them under a couch. I wonder if you could actually feel the seat vibrate that way! Doubly fun if you surprise a guest! And who cares about frequency response if they are *secondary* sub!
 
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