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post #21 of 31 Old 03-11-11, 03:58 PM
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The magenta is the MFW-15 and the green is the Epik Legend.
Further tests resulted in the Legend providing +/-3dB from 16hz-80hz.
Looks like -23 dB at 25Hz to me or +/- 11.5 dB over the range you mention. Also 7dB less than the MFW down low. I don't see anything innovative or outstanding about that.
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Looks like -23 dB at 25Hz to me or +/- 11.5 dB over the range you mention. Also 7dB less than the MFW down low. I don't see anything innovative or outstanding about that.
The dip at 25hz looks like a room mode, not the natural response of the sub(s).
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BTW thanks for the plots jackfish!

Still, 7dB less than the MFW is not insignificant.
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The graph is with the Epik sitting on top of the MFW. Subsequent measurements with units properly positioned resulted in the subsequent results. The upshot is with a large room two Legends are called for, smaller rooms, one will do. 16-18 Hz extension in room is to be expected. Pretty good for a $500 unit to be sure.

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Yeah, $500 but only if you call within the next hour..cause they ain't got all day.

I might pay $500 but by the time you get to $650 (regular price) there are options that would destroy this thing (see SVS).

Not to mention MSRP of $899. What does that mean anyway? Isn't this an ID company? Funny
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Ok, so I got my Epik Legends today and am trying to figure out how to plug em in. They said I only need one RCA subwoofer cable per sub, so that's what I got. Which port does the cable plug into on the sub, the white or red? And the Onkyo TX-NR708 only has one Subwoofer port. I thought it would have two since it's a 7.2 receiver. Where do I plug in the second sub?

Thanks for the help.
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Ok, so I got my Epik Legends today and am trying to figure out how to plug em in. They said I only need one RCA subwoofer cable per sub, so that's what I got. Which port does the cable plug into on the sub, the white or red? And the Onkyo TX-NR708 only has one Subwoofer port. I thought it would have two since it's a 7.2 receiver. Where do I plug in the second sub?

Thanks for the help.
Hook up to the one labeled LFE. The white one I think...

You might need a splitter but I'd double check to make sure you didn't miss another sub out somewhere.

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Hook up to the one labeled LFE. The white one I think...

You might need a splitter but I'd double check to make sure you didn't miss another sub out somewhere.

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Gotcha, thanks. I found the second sub out. How bout the switches and dials on the subs? I wish they would've included a manual...
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Gotcha, thanks. I found the second sub out. How bout the switches and dials on the subs? I wish they would've included a manual...
Yeah, I manual would have been nice considering your sizable purchase...

The crossover dial shouldn't do anything (when you use the LFE input) but just to be safe set it to the highest value.

The volume knob will take some playing with. You should start low and play some content (music or movie) with lots of bass. Turn up the volume on the receiver until it's about as loud as you'll ever want it and then use the volume knob on the sub to get it to where it sounds right with the rest of the system. Hopefully this makes sense.

You might be able to tell a difference between the two settings on the phase switch. Set it where the sub sounds best. If you can't tell, don't worry about it.

I would set the power to auto on so that it turns off when not in use and turns on when it gets signal from the receiver.

Hopefully that helps out...have fun.
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Anybody have some close mic graphs ?
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