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Subwoofer Set Up and Configuration for Bass Performance

— March 12, 2017 14:00

Subwoofer Set Up and Configuration for Bass Performance

This basic subwoofer setup guide and YouTube video will teach you how to place and configure your subwoofer and A/V receiver in layman's terms to ensure you achieve optimal bass performance.

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Subwoofer Connection Guide For A Multi Subwoofer System

— July 01, 2016 00:00

Subwoofer Connection Guide For A Multi Subwoofer System

This subwoofer connection guide gives you placement options to get the best bass experience in your home theater. We also discuss the benefits of using multiple subwoofers in your home theater room.

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Home Theater Multiple Subwoofer Set-Up & Calibration Guide

— August 09, 2015 16:00

Home Theater Multiple Subwoofer Set-Up & Calibration Guide

This article discusses methods of proper placement, and setup of multiple subwoofers to achieve the best measurable and audible results for your entire listening area not just a single sweet spot.

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AV Receiver Bass Management Basics – Settings Made Simple

— June 26, 2015 09:00

AV Receiver Bass Management Basics – Settings Made Simple

This guide is designed to address the numerous questions we've received from new home theater owners on setting up their loudspeakers and AV receiver bass management settings. Get good bass here.

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How to Place a Subwoofer For Best Bass Performance

— December 09, 2013 17:10

How to Place a Subwoofer For Best Bass Performance

Subwoofer Placement: An easy guide for placement of your home theater subwoofer. Crawl for bass to find the optimal location and achieve the best sound.

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AV Tip: Apply Bass Management to Achieve Better System Performance

— December 07, 2012 22:50

AV Tip: Apply Bass Management to Achieve Better System Performance

Apply bass management in your A/V receiver to achieve the best performance from your speaker system.

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Are Two Subwoofers Better than One?

— March 10, 2009 14:40

Are Two Subwoofers Better than One?

We discuss the benefits of multiple subwoofers by comparing measured performance of two subs vs one. We discuss using two smaller subs instead of one larger one to provide better bass for all seats.

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Subwoofer Placement - The Place for Bass Part 1

— June 02, 2005 20:00

Subwoofer Placement - The Place for Bass Part 1

Where it comes to fine-tuning a home theater sound system for peak performance, finding those locations within a typical home listening space where a subwoofer can provide the most satisfying

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Setting Up Speakers in an Octagon Surround Room?

— August 29, 2004 20:00

Setting Up Speakers in an Octagon Surround Room?

Well, I found myself working with a friend to develop a suuround sound system for his listening room. A litening room that is a nearly-perfect octagon! After picking myself up off of the floor, I set

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Setting the Subwoofer / LFE Crossover for Best Performance

— August 29, 2004 19:00

Setting the Subwoofer / LFE Crossover for Best Performance

Setting the correct bass management on receivers and processors is essential to getting the most out of your audio system. For some systems 80Hz, the standard THX setting, is a good starting point.

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How to Fix No Subwoofer Output for Two-Channel Sources

— August 29, 2004 19:00

How to Fix No Subwoofer Output for Two-Channel Sources

This article shows you how to get your subwoofer working for two-channel sources in your AV receiver. Enjoy great bass for all listening modes by following these guidelines.

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The Marriage Between the Subwoofer and Tower Speakers

— August 29, 2004 19:00

The Marriage Between the Subwoofer and Tower Speakers

Some marriages are easier than others. Ideal ones require minimal maintenance to flourish and thrive successfully on mutual cooperation right off the bat. Some marriages are not so ideal, however.

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Bass Management: The Right Stuff

— August 25, 2004 19:00

Bass Management: The Right Stuff

It has been over a decade since the first generation of Dolby Digital Receivers hit the market. These Receivers implemented a crude and inflexible bass management system and had limited power.

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Subwoofer Calibration Using Rives Audio Test CD 2

— August 24, 2004 19:00

Subwoofer Calibration Using Rives Audio Test CD 2

If you bought a sub-woofer lately and had the pleasure or displeasure of trying to integrate it into your existing system, then hopefully this…