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1 vs 2 vs 4 subwoofers

Wharfedale EVO 4.1 4.2 Speakers

liverpool_for_life

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I now have had all 3 configurations in my setup. I hope to show, through empirical evidence (measurements), what differences (if any) have come from each. There'll be subjective listening impressions as well.

In general though, a lot of the proof of the bass pudding is in the measurements. Stay tuned.
 
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Single subwoofer: Dual opposed 15 inch drivers

Two subwoofers: First one + an identical (but passive) unit

Four subwoofers: Aforementioned two + two subwoofers with 12 inch drivers

Placement:

Dual opposed dual 15's along the front wall, with the dual 12's along the rear wall. Each sub at roughly 1/4 of the distance from the nearest side wall.

Seating:

About 16 feet from the front wall.
 
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The additional pair of subs will be going up high on the rear walls, above the diffusers and close to the ceiling. Supports for those are currently under design/construction. Will post measurements after they've been integrated in their final position.
 
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