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Russb

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I have had my Summits now for about 6 months. After purchasing them I decided to sell my Descent sub. Now I am woundering if I should have kept the sub to help fill in the bottom end, or did I make the right move?
My room is 14'x40' long with the system on the short wall.Don't get me wrong I have great bass with the Summits, but could it have been better with the Descent? I would like other Summits owners opinions in this matter and anyone else who can help.

Thank You for your time.

Russ
 

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Some people are born worriers....

Unless you need the sub for LFE the Summits deliver the goods. I even think they are cleaner than the Descent, although YMMV.
 

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14x40 is a HUGE room. I wouldve kept the Descents.

Oh well.. now you can have the Descent-i!!
 

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you have no need for a sub, even with a room that large. maybe if you want sub bass you should get a sub. otherwise a sub will really only be applicable in a HT environment where you want really high excursion merely for the increased SPL of explosions and the like. From a music standpoint, I dont think a sub is neccesary.
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You should keep it for HT, you already have a seperate HT system?

If you stick with two channel only, I'm thinking you may not need it.
 

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I agree with kach22. If you'll be listening to music only, you do not need a sub. I'd recommend one only for ht. I have a Depth with my Summits and it's not a factor for music listening.
 

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Thanks everbody for the imput. I think you are all right. I will just stick with the summit's. For 2 channel thats realy all you need. Have a good weekend

Russ
 

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I had my Summits in a 14x24 room and I felt that I had to compensate for the bass by turning up the eq a little. With a room that size, and depending on how much of a bass hound you are, a Descent would help out the Summits down low. However, it probably isnt a prerequisite.
 

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Adding a very good sub to any full range speaker isn't such a bad idea. The emphasis is on the quality of the sub. If it interferes with the bass the Summits pump out, then you'll have a mess. So go for it if you want that real low level stuff but be prepared to tweak.

In saying that, it's disappointing that a lot of CD's don't feature any genuine low bass. They kind of start rolling off around 50 hz. Some CD's surprise me though - I can hear bass on these albums that I never knew existed with my old speakers.
 
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