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I bought that sub in 2009 I think. It was a demo unit that had been auditioned a handful of times, and sat in a corner for about a decade, I only paid a buck a watt :D
 

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I have hooked up two 12" subwoofers to my Amp put them behind my sectional sofa and WOW you can really feel it and hear it now!

AMAZING!

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Is one of those (bottom pic, looks like rear right) firing diagonally in the room while the other (top pic, looks like rear right) is pointed directly to the left towards the other speaker (not diagonally like the other)?
LOL.
Here they are in real time.
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Ahh, ok.. weird optical illusion in the first set. ;)

Why not mount them with the terminals to the wall? It would look better (that rear right) at the very least. ;)

I'd go terminals to the wall and swap L and R cabinets so they are angled in towards the seating area.
 

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Ahh, ok.. weird optical illusion in the first set. ;)

Why not mount them with the terminals to the wall? It would look better (that rear right) at the very least. ;)
It was or rather is the only way to mount them for my sound preference.
 

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speaker terminals... where you plug in the speaker wire to the speaker cabinet.

(Also, see my edit above)
I tried them every way possible even that way it just didn't sound right. It was like the right was getting to much or the left or not even hearing them at all.

I even had them on the celling and that sounded horrible.
 
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I tried them every way possible even that way it just didn't sound right. It was like the right was getting to much or the left or not even hearing them at all.

I even had them on the celling and that sounded horrible.
That rear left will likely be more pronounced considering it has 2 walls (sound reflection) versus 1.

Just looks cleaner mounted with terminals hidden away... no tacky terminals lighted by a lamp. :p
 

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That rear left will likely be more pronounced considering it has 2 walls (sound reflection) versus 1.

Just looks cleaner mounted with terminals hidden away... no tacky terminals lighted by a lamp. :p
You know I really thought that to but nope it is not happening. I think mainly because both walls are insulated. LOL yeah I do not see the terminals anyway I mean really I don't. ;)
 
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This is the power section of my living room stereo. The speakers picture was taken a few years when I was in the process of movingi8QoYWq.jpg:
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WOW AMAZING SETUP! ^^^
Looks like an electronics floor show exploded in there ! YES! :clap: :roll:

May I please have the BGW 7500?
 
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I had that 7500 custom built by BGW in 1985 back when I sold, installed and serviced Pro audio equipment. It's in use driving the EV Sentry 100A's on top of the speaker stacks. Here's the outboard equipment rack. I don't use it much anymore since I do almost everything on computers these days. I use a Mackie 24 channel 8 buss mixer to control the inputs. The Denon on top of the rack is only used for a preamp for my Technics 1200 M3D turntable.
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Yeah that is all pretty SWEET! Love it all really and that Denon :love::love::love::love::love:. I would LOVE to have some of that setup, But that's what the jellylike in me say's because I really am super stoked and more than AMAZED at my setup now.
 
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Nearly everything came off Craigslist or Ebay dirt cheap. I paid $50 for the Denon at a garage sale 4-5 years ago. I got the two Crown XLS 1500's for $150 each with the tags still on them from a guy on his way to prison for DUI. The XLS 2502 was bought new at a deep discount through the radio station I worked at when I bought it.
 
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It doesn't get used everyday and the Class D Crown power amps are extremely efficient. The BGW's are Class AB and really aren't power suckers like Class A tube amps. It all runs on a single 15 amp circuit and it's never tripped the breaker. It doesn't get played loud either, it's for realistic audio reproduction not sonic warfare (I'd use my band PA for that).
 

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It doesn't get used everyday and the Class D Crown power amps are extremely efficient. The BGW's are Class AB and really aren't power suckers like Class A tube amps. It all runs on a single 15 amp circuit and it's never tripped the breaker. It doesn't get played loud either, it's for realistic audio reproduction not sonic warfare (I'd use my band PA for that).
I have mine setup for sonic warfare as well as sound quality.

"Realistic audio reproduction"
Fantastic terminology; A true Audiophile at heart you are. :rockout::toast:
That is so GOOD a line man I need to use it in my sig I LOVE IT! If that is okay of-coures?. ;)

OMG A ROLLS MIXER EQ!!! HOLY SHITZZZZZZ! DUDE your system is AMAZING! Yeah you sure have mine beat, But I got you on power consumption lol Bet the power company hears a siren every time you start that up! LOL SO SWEET!
 
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I bought seven of those Crest FA-901 power amps from a mega-church for $90 each in mint condition. Sold four at a nice profit and kept three. I've sold one since that picture but still have the other two in that rack. That's a Stewart PA-1000 at the bottom. I have 5 more BGW's in my basement; a 500D, two 250C's and two 250D's. I bought one of these a few weeks ago for one of my A/V production workstations and may buy another: https://www.parts-express.com/dayto...bluetooth-42-usb-aux-in-headphone-s--300-3840
 

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I bought seven of those Crest FA-901 power amps from a mega-church for $90 each in mint condition. Sold four at a nice profit and kept three. I've sold one since that picture but still have the other two in that rack. That's a Stewart PA-1000 at the bottom. I have 5 more BGW's in my basement; a 500D, two 250C's and two 250D's. I bought one of these a few weeks ago for one of my A/V production workstations and may buy another: https://www.parts-express.com/dayto...bluetooth-42-usb-aux-in-headphone-s--300-3840
DANG! Them are nice looking amps I like the price to! And well Dayton IMHO is right up there with Denon!

PLEASE PEOPLE POST SOME PICTURES! I want to see your your setups!
 
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Im stoked for I just got a set of DCM KX12 Series 2 speakers for $40. Only down side is I got to drive 3 hours to go pick them up, but well worth it. I had the KX10's back in the 90s and loved them soooo much, but couldnt afford the 12" versions, and now like 20+ years later I can, and pick them up monday to make my system go boom boom :D
 
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