Renaissance ESL-15A full range or with Balanced Force 210 subs?

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Personally I'd definitely crossover the mains but play around with your crossover points and see what works best in your room. Bass is a bit different for everyone.
I tried this during the first year of ownership but the subs I had at the time were not a good match for my 13A. So I used the speaker level connections and got very good results.

But this week I began again to try setting the 13A as Small and using a crossover in the processor. In doing so, I've moved the subs to more optimum placement for normal subwoofery and am in the process of getting the group to its happy place. Frankly, it seemed easier to use the speaker level connections and align each 2-stack of subs to its 13A host, and then add the subwoofers at the rear of the room to help smooth things in the 60-70Hz range where a null exists. But, I'll give it a good go and see what happens.

I've been able to get a good result measurement wise where the crossover is concerned, but it sounds different, and I'm not liking it yet. The primary concern is strictly 2 channel music.
 

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I can't imagine the amount of cables and cords you're dealing with! When I get behind my console, which has much less, I'm always overwhelmed. How many outlets are you using, or are they customized to handle all the traffic?
I have 2 dedicated 20 amp circuits in addition to 15 amp circuits. I use the 20 amp outlets for the power hungry amps each plugged into a PS Audio P20 power regenerator. Power hasn’t been an issue, but heat has been even with exhaust fans and all sides of the racks open without the doors or sides. Another rack would probably help, but I don’t really have the space. I’m going to add a portable room air conditioner which should make the room comfortable.
Ordering all of the cables, interconnects and power cords was a project within a bigger project.
 
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