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Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 15th, 2019, 4:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By webfors
Thanks Kevin! Regarding the connections, I have...

Thanks Kevin!

Regarding the connections, I have a standard analog stereo amp with no pre-outs. Just high level speaker outs. So I ran the L speaker high level out to the L sub's L high level IN,...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 12th, 2019, 7:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By webfors
I also added some picture of the room for...

I also added some picture of the room for perspective. Not a very big room. The two STF-1 subs really fill it nicely.

With your analysis above regarding the music I listen to, and the fact that the...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 12th, 2019, 5:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By webfors
Oh my (again)!! How can anyone ever go back to...

Oh my (again)!! How can anyone ever go back to single sub after a properly setup dual sub config!? I'm in sub nirvana right now.

So it looks like I will need to buy TWO new subs LOL.

So all your...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 12th, 2019, 4:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By webfors
Hi Kevin, I picked up my second STF-1 today and...

Hi Kevin,

I picked up my second STF-1 today and decided to put it upstairs in dual sub duty using the L and R line inputs. Meaning, the left sub connected to left line in and the right sub connected...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 9th, 2019, 6:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By webfors
Oh my, I just downloaded your setup/owners' guide...

Oh my, I just downloaded your setup/owners' guide for the STF-1 and went through the setup anew. What a difference! Even more action from this little sub!

I had it too close to the wall. Pulled it...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 9th, 2019, 4:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By webfors
Regarding music, a real mixed bag. In the 8-9...

Regarding music, a real mixed bag. In the 8-9 years since I've had the STF-1 my girls have grown into teenagers. I love a bit of everything and my kids are total opposites. One loves top 40, the...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 9th, 2019, 4:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By webfors
Hi Kevin! Long time.. glad your forums are still...

Hi Kevin!

Long time.. glad your forums are still here!

I updated the post with the dimensions and opening details above.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 9th, 2019, 3:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By webfors
STF-1 - I bought another one!!

After 8+ years with my original STF-1 I finally found another one posted on Kijiji in perfect shape! I just love this little sub.

Now that I have 2 x STF-1's for my 2.1 Stereo's in the Family Room...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 13th, 2017, 1:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,342
Posted By webfors
That did the trick. Is there a aerosol cleaner...

That did the trick.

Is there a aerosol cleaner recommended for long term maintenance?
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 3rd, 2017, 6:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,342
Posted By webfors
Still loving my STF-1...

8 years later that spunky STF-1 continues to impress.

Had a friend over listening to the Hip and he asked where the big sub was hidden :P

You know a sub is well built when it gives you goosebumps...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers October 5th, 2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,837
Posted By webfors
Sounds like a bad amp. I would call and talk to...

Sounds like a bad amp. I would call and talk to someone at HSU to troubleshoot further.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers April 6th, 2009, 3:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,451
Posted By webfors
I'm glad you're happy with your stf-1 Yung! It's...

I'm glad you're happy with your stf-1 Yung! It's an amazing little sub that I have yet to find the limits of.

One word of advice, placement! I've been experimenting and the sub can sound quite...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers March 6th, 2009, 5:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,451
Posted By webfors
Just a quick update on how things are going with...

Just a quick update on how things are going with my new stf-1. As each day goes by I am more impressed with this little sub. We've watched several movies and not one time did I feel like I needed...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 16th, 2009, 5:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,451
Posted By webfors
Thanks CHP_VR! Well, I picked up my sub in...

Thanks CHP_VR!

Well, I picked up my sub in upstate NY today and just finished unpacking it at home. I am very impressed with the construction/design of this little sub. The pictures on hsu, and...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 12th, 2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,451
Posted By webfors
I returned that spl meter. Definitely not what I...

I returned that spl meter. Definitely not what I need.

I found the following on...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 11th, 2009, 9:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,382
Posted By webfors
Excellent combo. The stf-1 would compliment that...

Excellent combo. The stf-1 would compliment that setup nicely between 30 and 60hz using the high level inputs and built in crossover.

I have the AVR245 from HK and put it in stereo mode when...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 10th, 2009, 5:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,451
Posted By webfors
There's no more Radio Shacks in Canada, however I...

There's no more Radio Shacks in Canada, however I did find the following:

http://www.thesource.ca/estore/Product.aspx?language=en-CA&catalog=Online&category=SoundMeters&product=1219799

I assume...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 10th, 2009, 5:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,451
Posted By webfors
Good to hear. Thanks! I hope I don't become a...

Good to hear. Thanks!

I hope I don't become a sub junky after a few months ;)

Looks like Fedex is estimating Monday as the delivery date, so it won't be this weekend :(

I'll spend the week...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 9th, 2009, 2:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,451
Posted By webfors
11x15 with 8 foot ceilings = 1320 cubic feet. My...

11x15 with 8 foot ceilings = 1320 cubic feet.

My current sub is simply awful so I turn it off when listening to music more often then not.

Volume rarely goes past -20db on my HK receiver (which is...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 9th, 2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,451
Posted By webfors
stf-1 on it's way!!

Well, I finally went for it. I ordered the famous stf-1. I know, it's not going to shake my windows, or freak out my neighbors, or satisfy any true HT nut. That being said, I'm really excited. I've...
Forum: Audio Equipment for Sale February 7th, 2009, 6:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,816
Posted By webfors
Are you unhappy with it? Why are you selling it...

Are you unhappy with it? Why are you selling it so quickly?
Forum: Audio Equipment for Sale February 2nd, 2009, 6:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,978
Posted By webfors
How old is the stf-2? And do you have the...

How old is the stf-2? And do you have the original packaging to ship it to upstate ny?
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 29th, 2008, 7:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,117
Posted By webfors
Ok, I took Bill's suggestions, except for the spl...

Ok, I took Bill's suggestions, except for the spl 'pink tones' reading, since I don't have a spl meter.

With the gain set to just above 9:00, and all speakers crossed at 80hz and the cross over...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 29th, 2008, 6:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,798
Posted By webfors
I have some experience with bose systems, and...

I have some experience with bose systems, and none with hsu systems... yet. What I can tell you with absolute certainty is that the HSU system will outperform any bose system hands down. There is no...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 29th, 2008, 6:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,117
Posted By webfors
Hello Bill, another question. When you said to...

Hello Bill,

another question. When you said to set the gain on the sub to 9:00, I assume this means 1/4 volume? I always thought the gain was like an amplifier volume dial. wouldn't it be better to...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 29th, 2008, 4:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,117
Posted By webfors
Thanks for the reply Bill. One question, what's a...

Thanks for the reply Bill. One question, what's a 'pink tone'?
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 28th, 2008, 7:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,117
Posted By webfors
I have the sub crossed at 80hz on the sub itself,...

I have the sub crossed at 80hz on the sub itself, and 80hz on the receiver. Left and right are crossed at 40hz and center channel at 80hz. The subwoofer gain is at 3/4 full, with receiver sub control...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 28th, 2008, 6:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,117
Posted By webfors
Regarding speaker upgrades, no. I don't plan on...

Regarding speaker upgrades, no. I don't plan on any upgrades for the HT system other then the sub. I suspect I'll have this setup for at least a solid decade or longer.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 28th, 2008, 5:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,117
Posted By webfors
Thanks for the reply! Room dimensions: 12 feet...

Thanks for the reply!

Room dimensions:

12 feet wide
16 feet deep/long

One opening, far back left of the room (when facing the tv). Here's some pics:

http://sugar.webfors.com/gallery/ht
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 27th, 2008, 2:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,117
Posted By webfors
After watching a couple of movies today with the...

After watching a couple of movies today with the sub-12, and a few more cd's, I'm left with the feeling that this is a minor upgrade from my previous sub.

I'd like to hear from some stf-1 and stf-2...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 27th, 2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,117
Posted By webfors
Subs, subs, oh how thou torture me..

Hello,

I've been browsing the HSU site/forum for 2 years now. I've come close a couple of times to ordering, only to be scared away by the shipping/taxes/etc cost to Canada.

To satisfy my Home...
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