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You Know What Would be Great? A Subwoofer that Floats Around the Living Room!!!

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#1 of 12 OFFLINE   Arthur S

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Posted September 18 2004 - 11:47 AM

I'm sure we are just right around the corner from such a subwoofer. Using Lasers, vibrating air, and a few military secrets, someone could make a million dollars a week Posted Image . On the other hand, a 180 pound SVS would sound better and save about $900,000.


#2 of 12 OFFLINE   Jimi C

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Posted September 18 2004 - 11:52 AM

My friends KLH was doing that last week when his basement flooded.. didnt sound too good though..

#3 of 12 OFFLINE   MichaelDDD


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Posted September 18 2004 - 03:42 PM

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Arthur? Are you "hitting the peace pipe" again?

I'm sure that there would be all kinds of room-induced standing waves and such showing up due to the fact that the woofer would not be stationary.

Therefore, the perceived size of the room (to the sub, that is) would constantly be in flux. Talk about changing the equation!!! Posted Image

Sorry to hear your friend's basement flooded. The fact that his KLH sub drowned...well, that's not all that great of a loss. Posted Image
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#4 of 12 OFFLINE   Jimi C

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Posted September 18 2004 - 03:57 PM

Its actually the greatest thing that ever happened to me, unfortuanatly it still works.

#5 of 12 ONLINE   Craig Chase

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Posted September 18 2004 - 04:40 PM

Arthur, If you had JUST purchased the 1220's last spring, we could have prevented all this... Posted Image
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#6 of 12 OFFLINE   Arthur S

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Posted September 19 2004 - 03:45 PM

I think I need a long vacation in the Bermuda Triangle or some other triangle Posted Image .


#7 of 12 OFFLINE   Brad_See


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Posted September 20 2004 - 05:22 AM

Rocket shoes and money trees would be cool too. brad cook

#8 of 12 OFFLINE   Mark Seaton

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Posted September 20 2004 - 06:19 AM

Acoustic levitation does most certainly work, and is quite fun to play with. Levitating a loudspeaker with sound would indeed be a cool, and ironic trick. If only we had time to play with all the things we dream up...
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#9 of 12 OFFLINE   John Garcia

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Posted September 20 2004 - 07:51 AM

SVS Backpack...Posted Image
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#10 of 12 OFFLINE   ScottCHI



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Posted September 20 2004 - 09:12 AM

anyone ever tried hanging or suspending their sub, btw?
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#11 of 12 OFFLINE   James W. Johnson

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Posted September 20 2004 - 09:54 AM

Id rather just have bass at my fingertips, Id point to someone and make them crap their pants from 2Hz tones vibrating them all the way down the the marrow in their bones. It would be ugly , Id be a villian named "The Bass Master" and Id take over the world. ha ha ha ha ha!

#12 of 12 OFFLINE   mark alan

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Posted September 21 2004 - 04:14 AM

Naw, the electric cord coming out of your butt would only allow to rule about a 10 foot diameter of the world.

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