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      10-16-2012, 06:27 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by omaragha View Post
Fronts and subs are setup differently. ie my fronts are 1 way NOT 2 way. So I setup subs as 30hz subsonic filter 12db slope.
Ok, that explains it. But what is the frequency for subs then?
You mentioned sub sonic filter (30Hz) but what sort of frequency are you using for subs?

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How do you set gains on speakers ? I thought you set gains on amps ?
Correct, gains on amp to drive your drivers.

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Why set the sub channel to 20% of the 100w RMS ?
On lower gains, less chances of static / hiss, unless your amp if of very high quality.

Also don't forget that gain is the way to control how much 'input' are you using to reach max power of amp.


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The Eartquakes are rated at 300w max so surely they can take 100w RMS ?
If the L7's are rated at 75w RMS why set the amp at 20% for that channel ?

MS-8 will do most of the job for you. If you are not sure, get it installed professionally, or use voltmeter to check if your gains are adjusted as per your driver's abilities.


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I am confused by your kind response mate. I think you are reffering to setting up the front channel as 2 way ? I could be (and probably am) wrong.
There is no harm in trying that.
Personally I get better results with SWS-8s when setup as subs on MS-8s.
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