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Yamaha subs?

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Jason Wilcox, May 31, 2002.

  1. Jason Wilcox

    Jason Wilcox Supporting Actor

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    I'm putting together a budget dorm stereo system so size is an issue. While looking for a small musical sub I came across the Yamaha YST-SW105. Does anyone have any opinions on this cheap sub?
     
  2. Ches Campbell

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    I would go over to www.audioreview.com and do some reading. From what I remember, people have rated them pretty low due to boominess, and distortion when turned up.
    For budget subs, my favorite are Sonys.
    Later
     
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    My friend has the smallest Yamaha subwoofer. For the size and price, it works well.
     
  4. Jason Wilcox

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    I think I'll end up with it. I'm not planning to pump it up loud or use it for DD/DTS work. Just music in a dormroom. I'll be pairing it with n24's and a Marantz 2235B receiver.
     
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    thanks, I'm really lookin forward to buying it now.
     
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    I have had a Yamaha sub for a few years, and I have no complaints about it at all. Very good bang for the buck, IMO, and highly underrated. I try to throw them out there when people ask for budget subs. [​IMG] I'd opt for the 205 or 305 if you can stretch your budget a bit.
    The Sony is a good sub, but for a little more the Yamaha is a better performer. The Sony is definitely boomy, which is not too bad for movies, but is not great for music.
     

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