JBL Subwoofer - JBL S120PII

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  1. Walt H

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    They are pretty good. Somebody toughted a Velodyne CHT-12 available for less money though.

    I blew two of these subs, before getting the 15" Velodyne, but the output seemed respectable on the S120PII's...
     
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    I had one - it was probably the best looking sub I've ever owned, but unfortunately there were problems:

    - Very mushy sound.
    - The gain control had to be advanced about 90% of full scale to get it to match the gain of my front speakers on my Rat Shack SPL meter.

    I returned it (I had a 30-day no questions return offered with the sub) and purchased a PC-Ultra. I'm now a happy camper!! [​IMG]

    - Bill
     
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    Over the course of time here on the Forum, it seems as though the JBL has had it's fair share of problems alright. I cant help but wonder if the Velodyne CHT-12 might be the better choice? I do know from past experience that their pretty bullet-proof and do provide excellent customer service to boot.

    http://ecoustics.pricegrabber.com/se...sterid=670988/
     
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    My friend has one. Good sub, sounds good in his room. Nice hard hit-in-the-chest thump.

    Room acoustics play a huge role in the effect of subs though.
     

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