Demo DVD for subwoofer

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  1. Jeremiah W

    Jeremiah W Stunt Coordinator

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    what DVD do you all use to show off what your sub can do?Sorry if this is in the wrong area of the forum
     
  2. Jason Merrick

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    Jeremiah,
    There are so many, it's hard to give you a definitive list, but the guys over at SVSubwoofers have tried, and they also include graphical charts to back up that bass. Go to: http://www.svsubwoofers.com/faqs.htm#moviedemos
     
  3. Sean Moon

    Sean Moon Cinematographer

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    Haunting DTS..the ultimate subwoofer killer!
     
  4. Jon D

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    The Haunting DTS
    Fight Club
    Titan A.E.
    Jurassic Park III
    Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
    Play these back to back and your sub will beg for mercy. My 16-46 PC does. Each movie has Extremely strong bass in the 10 to 20 Hz region.
     
  5. Neil Joseph

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    My alltime favourites...

    - Titan AE

    - Toy Story 2

    - Jurassic Park 3

    - Independence Day

    - The Phantom Menace

    - Vertical Limit
     
  6. Tom Rags

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    I'm surprised nobody has yet mentioned U571...the "Depth Charged!" chapter will knock your socks off. This is a great demo chapter because it has a real wide frequency range portrayed at the same time...nasty deep base followed by high squeals of pipes bursting.

    Also, the "Battle of Carthage" scene in Gladiator contains excellent base (hoof beats, drum beats, chariot crashes, etc). These two remain my favorite demos.
     
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    The new Tron : SE is one of the most bass heavy disks I have ever listened to.
     
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    Jurassic Park (dts)
     
  9. MichaelW

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    Simply for ease of use, Fox's Demo Disk #1 that was handed out free at Best Buy has a number of great scenes that can be shown back to back without switching disks. I think it is great from a demo standpoint, lots of "low" bass including the ice field sequence from Titan A.E. which is some serious bass.

    If you have a local Best Buy, you might stop by and search the "Misc" racks as sometimes there are some left... (they will have a sticker for $4.99 but it rings up as free on the register).
     
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    "Titan AE" DTS, is still the champ IMHO. It has the deepest loudest bass you can feed your subwoofer pretty much throughout the entire film, plus it is an incredibly full and creative mix to boot.

    If you have a top floor sub that can reproduce the really LOW frequency stuff... Look Out!

    Some others that have been mentioned like "The Haunting" DTS, are good for bits and pieces of extremely deep bass, but if you want a movie that will move your sub throughout, try Titan, or Episode 1 (also with an incredible mix like Titan), or Jurassic Park 3.

    That recently released re-master of 'Tron' also has some loud, deep stuff -but it does not seem to extend quite as low as some of the newer, afore mentioned titles.
     
  11. Josh_Hill

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    I use:

    Phantom Menace (Best ever!)

    Air Force One

    Tomb Raider had some very nice low frequency.

    2001- The Beyond the Infinite sequence really has a ton of lfe!
     
  12. Scott-C

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    I agree with what has been mentioned above, and I'll add one that I like that may not be popular but I think is pretty cool - The Legend of Bagger Vance. I believe it's chapter 13, when Bagger is showing Junuh "the field" and he steps up and makes contact on his drive. The bass is pretty cool at the contact point - maybe not the lowest, heaviest or most pronounced you'll ever hear, but a really cool moment of sub action - for me. You can really feel the crack of the club on the ball.
     
  13. Richard Travale

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    There is some pretty serious sub action in Atlantis(no pun intended).
     
  14. Andrea W

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    I'll second U571.
     
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    a bass note i like: in MI:2, when Cruise uses the laser to cut the glass when breaking into the biocompany...when he pulls off the glass it sounds cool
     
  16. Sean Moon

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    Yeah, U-571 is still my demo of choice.

    Ep I after that. Love how the sub is used for the final lightsaber duels.
     
  17. Julian Nior

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    I still use Blade disco scene chapter 2 i think
     
  18. Stacey_V

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    I'd recommend Super Speedway....the bass when Andretti drives under the overpasses is awesome. It actually seems to pressurize my room! I love my Sonosub!

    Regards,

    Stacey
     
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  20. Lou Sytsma

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    No doubt about it - the first 5 minutes of Toy Story2!

    That whole sequence has the most impressive use of bass consistently throughout it. The major one is when the ToyStory 2 title comes up.
     

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