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Split or Mono out with Dual SVS subs?

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Craig Ball, Jul 17, 2001.

  1. Craig Ball

    Craig Ball Second Unit

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    I just recieved my second 20-39CS sub today, I'm running them both off the Samaon S700. I have the Yamaha DSP-A1 and It has Both split sub outs and a mono out on the back, It's currently setup mono out into the Samson Channel 1 and switched to the parallel position. It sound great but I was wondering If I ran the split out from the Yamaha into the Samson Channel 1 and 2 and switched it to stereo would there be any advantage to this type of hook up?
    I'd also like to thank SVS for putting a HUGE smile on my face.
    Craig
     
  2. Tom Vodhanel

    Tom Vodhanel Cinematographer

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    Craig,
    Glad the second woof is keeping a smile on your face,
    I'd just run a single cable to the Samson and let it internally split the signal like you're doing now. I believe the Yammy's just do the same thing(split the mono subwoofer signal) and send it to both sub outputs. Even IF the Yammy did something like a basic stereo seperation of the bass from the main L/R channels...the results wouldn't be predictable. In many cases...running *stereo* subwoofers degrades the overall response signature when a variety of seating positions is considered.
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