Hello, So at the risk of sounding like a beta male, I need to try and keep the Mrs happy in regards to the new home cinema. If it’s just left stuck in the corner then you won’t get an even frequency response from it, and if you’re forking out cash on a lovely bit of kit like that, you want to be getting the best performance possible out of it. Originally Posted by fatbottom. Aug 1, at 1: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. AVS Forum articles Contests.

Yes, my password is: Does it significantly improve on 5. AVS Forum articles Contests. Image Unavailable Image not available for Colour: And sadly, the bigger-the-better in terms of oomph and value for money. Browse cars for sale. She doesn’t really appreciate decent quality sound but does approve of the OLED.

No, create an account now. Now, I fought my corner moviee everything is fine, apart from the subwoofer. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. To do a dull thing with style – now that’s an art.

Home cinema Sub Woofer BK XXLS400 DF

BB code is On. I wouldn’t go for the DF version if you’re intending to use the sub in the corner of the room, as this will make interference with room modes more of an issue, regardless of what type of flooring you have. Product details Boxed-product Weight: See questions and answers. I have finally found something that satisfies both: I had a BK Gemini and loved it, but barely used it, I always found the center and floor standing speakers give bass for most situations, have sold it since, and can not really say I miss it.


My favourite sub was also a Rel Storm 3. Dec 23, Posts: It’s still good for 30Hz so for music use, especially in a bedroom, that’s still pretty useful output.

It’s big and black but hides most of the cables. All black gear is never a good idea, imo.

It is tight, responsive, musical I am interested in buying either a XXLS or Monolith but would like to know given the following criteria’s: Now, the front three speakers actually kick out a decent amount of bass, enough that normal non-movie viewing is fine.

In fact these tweaks makes the system act like a subwoofer twice it’s size.

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Latest Features PH Competes: I was considering buying one for a large roombut it would fit neatly in the space Xxps400 got for it. Good luck on that in the future Would be pairing it with tannoy eclipse range of 5.

The same for the sub if you want one. I used to own the ported BK Monolith, which was actually a decent performer in a 13 x 21′ room, the XLS is sealed and may be easier to integrate in the room because of this.


At this point, Xzls400 was “warned” that my setup is now starting to look unsightly and bulky but it is “just about manageable”. Thank you for your feedback. When using EQ in the sub region boosting is generally mpvies a bad idea. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. As far as reliability and quality you cannot beat the REL subs.

Username posts months. Any particular Rel and Paradigm models that are highly regarded as I do not really mind purchasing second hand.

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Are you looking for a more thunderous audio-visual experience? I have had the original REL Strata which has been shaking my lounge for the last 15 years no problem. It is currently in a cupboard and takes about 30 seconds to connect up.

Thanks x 1 List. Used fablon on a previous sub I had, went from Walnut to gloss white and turned out quite well. Would DF or FF make a difference given my room flooring?