SubRosa at CF '15?

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SubRosa at CF '15?

Post by stevek » Tue Sep 08, 2015 9:03 am

Is anyone bringing the Sunfire SubRosa Flat Panel Subwoofer to Carver Fest this year?
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Re: SubRosa at CF '15?

Post by kingman » Tue Sep 08, 2015 9:26 am

Does anybody have one to bring?
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Re: SubRosa at CF '15?

Post by jjptkd » Tue Sep 08, 2015 1:36 pm

Are you considering purchasing one? I've had two sets and honestly was not that impressed by them. They look great under the flat screen and actually blend kind of well with the CRS / CRM Sunfire line but the Subrosa doesn't seem to hit nearly as low or have the same level of output as the traditional Truesub, which I recognize is probably due largely to room positioning. It would probably be fine for low level music listening matched with the Sunfire speakers but I would still run a dedicated LFE sub for movies. Hope this helps.
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Re: SubRosa at CF '15?

Post by stevek » Tue Sep 08, 2015 3:58 pm

I've been considering the SubRosa and wanted to hear one first. There was a used one recently on CL for $1,800 which is getting down in my ballpark
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Re: SubRosa at CF '15?

Post by Toy Maker » Tue Sep 08, 2015 4:35 pm

I had a Subrosa. I also had a JL F-112 Fathom.

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Re: SubRosa at CF '15?

Post by jjptkd » Tue Sep 08, 2015 8:02 pm

You can buy a brand new set from save on audio for less than that with a 1 year warranty. I've purchased from them before and they're legit.

Sub cabinet $1170: http://save-on-audio.com/store/product_ ... tvb8fqopo0

Amp $530: http://save-on-audio.com/store/product_ ... s_id=10688
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Re: SubRosa at CF '15?

Post by jjptkd » Tue Sep 08, 2015 8:25 pm

Again, unless you're into eye candy over performance I really can't give them a solid recommendation. Save on Audio sells the EQ 12 NEW for almost half the price and double the performance at $1050: http://save-on-audio.com/store/product_ ... ml3q0n2nm5
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Re: SubRosa at CF '15?

Post by Glenlivet » Mon Feb 08, 2016 4:55 pm

jjptkd wrote:Are you considering purchasing one? I've had two sets and honestly was not that impressed by them....
Thank you for that Jesse. With the recent failure of my True Subwoofer Signature I was beginning to become enthralled with the SubRosa in all it's beauty and a review said it compared favorably with Bob's cubes.
Thanks for the candid comments, and on that note I sent you a message on eBay.

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Re: SubRosa at CF '15?

Post by Miko1971 » Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:03 am

jjptkd wrote:Are you considering purchasing one? I've had two sets and honestly was not that impressed by them. They look great under the flat screen and actually blend kind of well with the CRS / CRM Sunfire line but the Subrosa doesn't seem to hit nearly as low or have the same level of output as the traditional Truesub, which I recognize is probably due largely to room positioning. It would probably be fine for low level music listening matched with the Sunfire speakers but I would still run a dedicated LFE sub for movies. Hope this helps.
Did you run both at the same time? I was thinking of going the multiple subrosa route. I actually wanna run one in each corner which would be 4 and that incorporates the "swarm" principle and should smooth out the room anomalies and add 24db worth of sound pressure. That should on paper result in about 134db's

I'd give up some ultimate extension for the simple fact that I don't want a bunch of boxes or one huge box in my space. These can sit up up against the wall and they look quite sharp. Same shape and style as my CRS-3C's..

I just picked up a subrosa amp with a low ball offer on eBay last night. I'm now slinking around for the sub...

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