What Do I Set My Subsonic Filter To?

Do I need a subsonic filter?

Subsonic filters are good for keeping the wattage of the amp powering the frequencies you want powered, and not wasting power trying to reproduce very low frequencies.

I cannot say that you NEED a filter, but it does somewhat depend on your music tastes..

What should I set my low pass filter to?

As a general rule, the Low-Pass Filter should be set at a value approximately equal to (or below) 70% of your main speaker’s lowest frequency response. For example, your speaker’s frequency response goes down to 43Hz. 70% of 43Hz equals 30.1, so you should set the subwoofer’s low pass filter to 30Hz.

What is a good crossover frequency?

What is the recommended crossover frequency for a subwoofer? For THX Certified and non THX Certified home theater systems, 80 Hz is the recommended setting. However, you can set the crossover (LPF) between 80 Hz – 120 Hz based on which setting sounds best for your system.

What is the purpose of a subsonic filter?

A subsonic filter will attenuate frequencies so low that your subwoofer cannot reproduce them OR that humans are incapable of hearing. Subsonic filter is also a very important feature for vented enclosures.

How do you adjust a subsonic filter?

Turn your Subsonic Filter down to 10Hz then slowly turn up the filter frequency until you hear it take effect on your sub bass. The Subsonic is now correctly set.

What should I set my LPF and HPF to?

You usually set the HPF with a steep slope say 24db/octave because you are trying to protect the sub from damage and a 12-18db/octave on the LPF because you want it to kinda “blend” in with your mids. The steeper the slope (db/octave) the less your sub will creep into the neighboring frequencies.

What Hz is best for bass?

20-120 HzA 20-120 Hz rating is best for bass in most subwoofers. The lower the Hz, the more is the bass you can get. Some of the best subwoofers in the market have this Hz range. If you are buying a subwoofer that has a fixed Hz rating, you should ensure it is lower than 80 Hz if the bass is important to you.

What subwoofer has the deepest bass?

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What does subsonic mean on an amplifier?

High Pass FilterA subsonic filter is basically a High Pass Filter for very low frequencies, generally 45hz or lower. That is, whatever you set it at; only frequencies above that setting go through. Anything below that setting is attenuated (made quieter). As only frequencies higher than your setting pass its a high pass filter.

What is subsonic frequency?

Infrasound, sometimes referred to as low-frequency sound, describes sound waves with a frequency below the lower limit of audibility (generally 20 Hz). … and rarely to 0.001 Hz.