Challenging room sub placement help

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  1. JDErickson

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    Please see diagram of my home theater room. Currently I have 1 sub at location listed. Is this a good spot for this room?

    I plan on adding a second sub. Where would be the best place to put it (and the first sub) in a 2 sub setup.

    SW-8MK2 (current sub)

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    › Frequency Range....................................................38 Hz-150 Hz
    › Maximum Input Power.......................................................100 W
    › Driver Size.................................................................................8”
    › Dimensions (W x H x D) ...........12-3/16” x 14-3/16” x 12-3/16”
    › Weight (each)..............................................................20 lbs 4 oz
    › Power Consumption............................................................1.0 A
    › Power Requirement................................................120 V / 60 Hz
    › UPC........................................................................012562906133
    Andrew Jones Designed 100-Watt* Powered Subwoofer
    *50W FTC Power Output


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    The best place is trial and error. Nobody can tell you without being in the room.
     
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    Try the top/left corner of the drawing. Also, as you experiment with different sub positions be sure to recalibrate(and tweak the distance setting / phase setting each time you move the woof.

    Tom V.
     
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    Fuzz posted a link to an article that has the advice I always give. Rather than schlepping the sub around the room to try different spots, put it where you'll be sitting and YOU move around to find the best spot. This will identify the correct acoustical relationship between you and the sub. Works every time.

    -Doug
     
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    To do this 100% the correct way, you need to get your sub up to ear level.
     
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