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RE: Why would anybody add a sub-woofer and not...

I did this with a REL sub for many years and with four different brands/models of monitor speakers. It really did work quite well. I now have a pair of speakers (Vandersteen Quatro CT) that employs a completely different (opposite) approach than does REL. While I do think the Vandersteen method of filtering to optimize the performance range of the power amp and mid range drivers is a more elegant solution and as much as I enjoy these speakers, comparing to my most recent setup with the REL sub I can't say there is a night and day difference. Clearly the Vandersteen is the better system and his use of filtering with his powered subs no doubt contributes to the overall improvement in sound, my REL got a lot right most of the time and the unfiltered monitors in my other systems created a very enjoyable sound.


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