Bang for buck at 30% off list was too good to pass up
9 April 2015
Summary: First venture in the Velodyne Subwoofer arena. I was skeptical at first due to it's small size. Having owned several powered subs in the past, the largest being a 650 watt Infinity series, I decided to take this one. Bang for buck at 30% off list was too good to pass up.
Summary: So far so good. I like the option of always having it on or on standby. The blue light on the lower left can be a bit distracting at times, but I just put a bit of dark tape to dampen it. It's behind the cover, so it's no big deal.
Summary: Velodyne is among the top runners in mid range audio gear, however it's a brand that leaves quite a bit to be desired in terms of build quality. Having owned a couple variations of the "HLS" series I can tell you that you'll get 2 maybe 3 years worth of moderate use out of these units at best.
Summary: This is a great small sub that I use primarily for music but also home theatre. It does both very well and the small size is an added bonus. Obviously it cant go to the extremes of depth like larger subs can but what it does is fast, articulate, and everything one could hope for in build quality and...
Summary: Just so you know - I consider myself a sub skeptic. I think most setups that include a sub are horribly distorted and provide an acoustic mess as a result. It is my firm belief that subs are like liquor, best enjoyed in moderation: judiciously applied things can get a tad livelier, but too much of...