Subs that power passive speakers?

Discussion in 'Monitoring' started by dioxide, Sep 8, 2007.

  1. dioxide

    dioxide Guest

    Are there any Subs out there that will power my passive NS10s? Any recommendations? Or am I better off going for a passive Sub and amp?
  2. Boswell

    Boswell Moderator Distinguished Member

    Apr 19, 2006
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    If you must, you can use an active sub and take the LR outputs to a power amp which drives your NS10s.

    However, you need to be really careful about matching your sub to the main monitors if you want a consistent sound. It's too easy to get a mix that you think sounds good but won't translate well to other setups. There have been some recent threads about this on RO.
  3. sheet

    sheet Well-Known Member

    May 28, 2003
    Kansas City, KS
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    I do not know of any studio sub with built in amps for a third parties monitors. It would not make any sense to me.
  4. dioxide

    dioxide Guest

    Do you have any suggestions? This thread is a follow up to this one:
  5. dioxide

    dioxide Guest

    Cheers, I'll have a dig around and read through them.

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