polarity on sub

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  1. sean f

    sean f Agent

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    What does the polarity switch on the back of my sub do? Also is this supposed to be one way for movies and the other for music?
     
  2. Wayne Ernst

    Wayne Ernst Cinematographer

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    In certain situations, the "phase" of a sub can be out of alignment. If this is the case, the quality of sound will appear like it's having some issues - and not in synch. If this is the case, you can adjust the phase or polarity switch to improve the sound.

    You should not have to use the switch in one position for music and in another for movies. Once it has been set, it should be fine for both types of listening.
     
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    which setting should i start with?
     
  4. Luitz

    Luitz Stunt Coordinator

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    Leave it unless ur sitting farther then 18 feet away
     

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