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Official Rythmik Subwoofer Thread
« on: March 18, 2011, 01:38 »
I noticed there have been more and more ppl owned or DIY this brand lately,hope to see some of the owner post theirs thoughts & impressions also can share information, helpful tips, etc.of the sub.  ;D

http://www.rythmikaudio.com/products1.html

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Re: Official Rythmik Subwoofer Thread
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2011, 12:06 »
Good to see a Rythmik owners' thread.  Recently bought 2 x F15SE from Rythmik direct before the S.E.A distro came into the picture.  I sold one off because of wife's constant nagging.  

4 months ago, Bro Xfi and I had the F15 built by our local DIY Guru, Bro Synthesis.  We were deeply impressed and sold the DIY F15, going for a much bigger Rythmik sub. The F25 was on our buying list but Brian Ding (owner of Rythmik audio) later informed the F25 was currently catered for US market only until further notice.  I guess shipping fee is a bomb.

Coming from Paradigm PDR10, Pardigm PS1000 and SVS PB12-NSD, Rythmik's bass is much faster, tighter and cleaner than any of the sub I used to have.   Music and movies never sound the same like before.   I'm also quite surprised my F15SE can dig deeper and deliver the visceral feel much better than any subs I used to have.  The new experience is totally phenomenon. The cornices on my ceilings are shaking even more vigorously.     I'm glad I've made the switch to a sealed sub.  

My next upgrade will be a Hsu MBM-12 to boost the flat mid-bass in Rythmik sub and a customised Subwoofer isolation pad from Elemental Design.  Meanwhile I'm using the Styrofoam that came with the shipping box as a supporting base.  

It seems that the local community is now more aware of this brand. 2 thumbs up for Rythmik

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Re: Official Rythmik Subwoofer Thread
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2011, 18:03 »
Dual F15 owner here. 1 is PEQ2 DI and the other PEQ2. Will upgrade to DI within the next few weeks when I get the board.

I also had the FV15HP for a short while.

The FV15HP is a beast. Output wise it easily put out SPL louder than dual F15s. The F15s in my room dig deeper and since in my case music is a priority, sealed subs are more to my liking.

I think Rythmiks are exceptional value now that there are local dealers to support Rythmik.

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Re: Official Rythmik Subwoofer Thread
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2011, 02:57 »
After like 3 years of audio, I finally manage to get Police to knock on my door thanks to Rythmik F12. lol
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Re: Official Rythmik Subwoofer Thread
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2011, 13:21 »
Brother.You are the best ! Invited Police to audition your remarkable F12 .

After like 3 years of audio, I finally manage to get Police to knock on my door thanks to Rythmik F12. lol
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Re: Official Rythmik Subwoofer Thread
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2011, 17:46 »
Brother.You are the best ! Invited Police to audition your remarkable F12 .


They love it but I hope they dun come back for a second audition soon. lol
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Re: Official Rythmik Subwoofer Thread
« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2011, 03:45 »
Hi guys, I've got a F12 too. Just wondering what type of RCA interconnects are you guys using to hook up your sub? Also what's the difference between using a single subwoofer interconnect versus RCA? A little clueless regarding this so I really appreciate any advise/tips, thanks!
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Re: Official Rythmik Subwoofer Thread
« Reply #7 on: April 02, 2011, 10:49 »
Hi guys, I've got a F12 too. Just wondering what type of RCA interconnects are you guys using to hook up your sub? Also what's the difference between using a single subwoofer interconnect versus RCA? A little clueless regarding this so I really appreciate any advise/tips, thanks!

I use a single cable for mine (subwoofer out from avr). The difference between using L/R RCA split would be about 6dB gain. No difference in sound or anything.

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Re: Official Rythmik Subwoofer Thread
« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2011, 08:26 »
Owner of 2 F15s here. Can say that I can't be any happier with the sound I'm getting. 2 F15s are more than enough to provide any Ground shaking SPL and there are times when I have to turn down the SW level to make sure no objects starts dropping down to the floor.

What pleases me most is the quality of the bass. I watched The Sorcerer's Apprentice yesterday and man, I like to be blown away! It is hard to describe "articulate", "fast", "tight" and really, it is best appreciated by listening.

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Re: Official Rythmik Subwoofer Thread
« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2011, 09:02 »
Owner of F12 here.  Has anyone use the equalization in the PEQ?  I tried to digest from the website what to do.  But did not quite understand it.  Seems like it is only correcting 1 peak.  I suppose if you have Audessey, you won't need to fiddle with it right?

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Re: Official Rythmik Subwoofer Thread
« Reply #10 on: April 04, 2011, 10:12 »
Owner of F12 here.  Has anyone use the equalization in the PEQ?  I tried to digest from the website what to do.  But did not quite understand it.  Seems like it is only correcting 1 peak.  I suppose if you have Audessey, you won't need to fiddle with it right?

Yes, the PEQ is to correct one peak (or valley - not really recommended). In my experience, if u have a large peak, its better to tame it then run Audyssey. That way u free up the filters in Audyssey. Also I hv seen in the past when u have a large peak and a fall off (and then it recovers, so in essence not the -3dB point for the sub), Audssey tends to sometimes catch that as the false -3dB point of ur sub.

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Re: Official Rythmik Subwoofer Thread
« Reply #11 on: April 05, 2011, 03:51 »
Great to see more and more ppl owned the sub.

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Re: Official Rythmik Subwoofer Thread
« Reply #12 on: April 05, 2011, 11:26 »
Any one can share where to download the user manual of F12 SUB ?

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Re: Official Rythmik Subwoofer Thread
« Reply #13 on: April 05, 2011, 17:01 »
Any one can share where to download the user manual of F12 SUB ?

The manual is just a piece of paper. Nothing much. Dun think u can download anywhere unless u buy the sub. Maybe u can email brian for it.
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Re: Official Rythmik Subwoofer Thread
« Reply #14 on: April 05, 2011, 18:01 »
The amp guide can be found here http://www.rythmikaudio.com/amplifiers.html
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