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PostPosted: Mon Jan 02, 2017 4:11 pm 
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Why is my bass response gone now? I mean I knew it would be slightly less but not almost diminish?
Any tips would be appreciated. Or do I need to buy a sub now lol

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 02, 2017 4:20 pm 
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Check speaker wiring polarity...

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AudiOhm wrote:
Check speaker wiring polarity...

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Checked at first and just checked again - its good...
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Walk around the room to see if you can hear the bass. If you can you're likely just sitting in a bass null and need to work with placement.


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Were you speakers before on the floor or stands..was there a rug or whats different in the rooms besides the size..furniture placement ..brick walls ..dry wall ..drapes..etc ..it all ads or takes away the sound.


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The concrete floor will make quite a difference. I experienced the same thing with my setup. I rarely use them but after moving to a basement I added two subs to my system that I didn't require before.


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Many factors to consider and experiment with, given the increase in room size. There`s ceiling height, amount of furniture or lack there of, concrete floor/walls? Distance and height of speakers placed from walls and floor. Have you experimented with the amp or receiver`s tone controls?


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Small wide room with wood floors -> now in the basement with carpet
Room is long now with drywall on walls drop ceiling. I have sound absorbers on the walls

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kawihornet wrote:
Small wide room with wood floors -> now in the basement with carpet
Room is long now with drywall on walls drop ceiling. I have sound absorbers on the walls

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sound absorbers may be the culprit?


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in that room the VTL will not give you the bass....you will have to go for SS(for the lows) and subwoofer.


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your speaker in the smaller room , where probably closer to the wall , giving you more boost in the bass, also the smaller room add room mode that where closer to the lower frequency those dynaudio could give. now in a big room like this, room mode will be lower closer to 35 hz.. and now being far from walls you loose that bass boost from smaller room.
easiest way to fix problem, add a sub. because now in big room . and would not go smaller than 12 inche sub.


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I recently put my rig in the basement as well & exact bass response required some fiddling with speaker positioning. As I moved them into the room about 3 feet from the rear wall seems great. Put a 12-inch sub on either side of the tower speaker to smooth out the tone. Bass is now both fidelious & seismic when required. Hope this helps & good luck!
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PS - is that a vertical turntable :?:


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libor wrote:
in that room the VTL will not give you the bass....you will have to go for SS(for the lows) and subwoofer.


Don't say that.... lol "gulp"

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Old Rusty wrote:
PS - is that a vertical turntable :?:


Lol, I think you're seeing the reflection of the dust cover there, Rusty.


To kawihornet, can you give us some dimensions for scale? How far from the speakers is the listening spot? Which amps do you have?

If you've gone from a small room to a bigger one, then yes, you'll have the perception of less bass. But, as has been mentioned, you're gonna have to fiddle and fart with the positioning of the speakers and the position of the listening spot. It's a painful process, but once you get it right it's bliss.

It's been a while since I've read through it, and I don't have it with me to reference, but in "Get Better Sound" the author, Jim Smith, mentions the listening spot has a a greater impact than the speaker spot (as it pertains to bass response). If you want precise imaging then be nearfield. If you want scale (and b-b-b-bass then be farfield and be closer to the back wall with your seat.

Try pulling the speakers into the room more, they have a rear port, yes?

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kwadzilla wrote:
Old Rusty wrote:
PS - is that a vertical turntable :?:


Lol, I think you're seeing the reflection of the dust cover there, Rusty.


D'oh! :oops:


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