Subwoofer levels???

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  1. DJ Spliff

    DJ Spliff Never Enuff Vinyl

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    Are there any rules of thumb for having a subwoofer hooked up to turntables? I have two knobes on mine, one's general level and the other is frequency (Hz) or something.
     
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    RUSSLA DNBF Monarch

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    Depends on what soundyour going for really. If you like punchy bass, then set the Hz to around 100hz, but if like lower end bass set it to around 65hz. Hope that helps.
     
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    TongueFlap Flappin'

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    hz is the frequency that you want ur sub to kick in at. play with it untill the bass is at a suitable level. about anything from 40-90 (40 is very low, 90 is about the cutoff from the kick of the track) should sound quite nice. if u put it higher then u will start gettin more than just bass comin though.
    obv volume is how loud you would like it.
     
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    Turn it up to 11 and let the headspins commence.
     
  5. DJ Spliff

    DJ Spliff Never Enuff Vinyl

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    Thanx alot guys! I stuck mine @ about 100Hz and I'm already happier with it. I focusing alot on levels lately. Overall stereo qualilty as well as when mixing. I read that I should start with my trim buttons at 12 O' clock and adjust from there. When prior to that I had everything maxed out except bass. I'm still playing a couple tunes that seem to be a little to much for my tweeters on my speakers. I.E. 'Do Not Shake' - Spor and 'Push It up' (TC rmx) - Clipz. I don't know if I'm mistaking bass filter FX or what.
     
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    Cool, now don't forget to use the "Thanks" button ;)
     
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    DJ SCUBA Vinyl Addict

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    If the whole room doesn't shake, you've got it setup all wrong...
     
  8. Lucidproduction

    Lucidproduction i aint fraid of no ghosts

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    fuck it lets have some bass
     
  9. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    see if you can hi pass your monitors at say 90hz and have your sub lowpassed at 90.
     
  10. Junglist_007

    Junglist_007 learning difficulties

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    I like this idea. I need to get sound system sorted, instead of using my stereo.