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Old 10-13-2009   #46
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Default Re: Stereo subs - Do they rock or is it overkill?

Originally Posted by DaveLadely View Post
To understand how multiple subwoofers ameliorate the problem of nodes, consider this:
imagine the nodes of one subwoofer to be like the ripples caused when a pebble is dropped into a pond.
Then drop two pebbles a few feet apart. A person can visually imagine this. Note the ripples intersect, forming a more diffused ripple effect. Then drop four pebbles each a few feet apart, note that there is much more intersecting ripples, producing a very diffuse effect where the peaks and troughs that were very apparent with the first pebble become much shallower, not only that, but the diffusion will nearly eliminate the "wave" effect. And the more subwoofers, the more even and diffuse will be the ripples
Dave thank you now I understand is that true? I used your explanation to spread the word.
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