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by SLLPC / October 20, 2006 2:52 AM PDT
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CERWIN VEGA SOUNDS NICE
by stewart norrie / October 20, 2006 3:23 AM PDT

For years I owned a cheap pioneer 12" sub and instead of Bass all you heard was a flopping sound I replaced it with a 12" Atlantic Technology set the level to +2 and you feel a punch in you chest just awsome.Dont buy unless you can listen to it first good luck steweeeee

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(NT) (NT) i'd go with the cerwin-vega, they make nice speakers.
by masterying01 / October 20, 2006 11:07 AM PDT
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DITTO. ALSO KLIPSCH, ARE VERY GOOD.
by Riverledge / October 20, 2006 11:24 AM PDT

river.

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I have a Cerwin-Vega passive sub
by NM_Bill / October 20, 2006 3:10 PM PDT

not the model you cited, an older one. It has surely been adequate. I profess that I got it to play with just as I got a multi channel graphic equalizer & subsonic synthesizer - to play around with knowing my speakers were good for the day, but not terrific.

My main concern with music has actually been for a really pleasing, open sound - apparently neutral & accurate. The above mentioned things were pretty harmless folly. I've never quite figured out the best setting for a sub. What's as good as can be on one song may be boomy on the next.

Today, my A/V main setup has a sub about 4 times as expensive than the Cerwin-Vega & it still puzzles me. Some reviews rave over a few subs - which are much more expensive.

To cut to the chase, the Cerwin-Vega just can't logically be great or worth spending the bucks for when you already have a Sony in the same relative quality category.

Save your money for the next toy which fascinates you. I'm no qualified expert, just think I'm being logical.

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