Results 1 to 14 of 14

Thread: JBL BassQ is out

  1. #1
    Senior Member Valentin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Location
    Mexico
    Posts
    730

    JBL BassQ is out

    after at least 5 years it comes out

    It wonder the price and if its the same tech system as the Lexicon MC12 or the same algorithm's that the new sdec4500 has in

    http://www.jbl.com/home/products/pro...at=EQU&ser=PER

    there is a lot of talk about this solution in Floyd Toole new Book

    has some had a chance to audition the lexicon solution

    seams it is sold only throw synthesis dealers

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    Location
    Central Coast California
    Posts
    9,019
    Sweet! Yes, long, long overdue.
    Out.

  3. #3
    Senior Member Fangio's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    790
    Pic
    Attached Images Attached Images  

  4. #4
    Senior Member pos's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Paris, France
    Posts
    2,546

  5. #5
    Senior Member Valentin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Location
    Mexico
    Posts
    730
    no price figures
    ????????

  6. #6
    Senior Member rdgrimes's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    New Mexico, USA
    Posts
    2,172
    My S120PII sub has in and out jacks for a "BassQ" module, but no mention of how they would be used. There's also no mention in the BassQ manual on using such a connection, so I guess it was an idea that did not come to fruition?

  7. #7
    Administrator Robh3606's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Location
    Rocinante
    Posts
    7,984
    I don't think it would work in my set-up. I only see 2 inputs. Mono Left for LFE or L/R for stereo. I would need 3 inputs one for LFE and Stereo L/R. I don't see a work around for that in the manual. Sure it can run 4 subs but it look like it's 2 left and 2 right. Am I missing something??

    Rob
    "I could be arguing in my spare time"

  8. #8
    Senior Member Valentin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Location
    Mexico
    Posts
    730
    subs can go any where, left and right are only designations

    if you have rectangular room and 2 or 4 sub there is very good chance of getting very good results just with positioning the subs correctly

    but if you have a opening or room constrictions or asymmetric the bassQ will offer very good results for a determined area in the room, this is the normal case

    very few people have dedicated rooms

  9. #9
    Administrator Robh3606's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Location
    Rocinante
    Posts
    7,984
    subs can go any where, left and right are only designations
    I think you are missing the point. I have dedicated Left/Right and LFE subs. When I run 2 channel the L/R are on. For DVD/HT I add an LFE channel. The module can have up to 4 subwoofers all optimized for the room. The problem I see is a maximum of only 2 inputs. You either run Mono or L/R. That won't work for me. I need to have 3 seperate input channels that can be ran through the DSP. It's not the number of subs it's the number of available input channels.

    Rob
    "I could be arguing in my spare time"

  10. #10
    Senior Member Valentin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Location
    Mexico
    Posts
    730
    corrected

  11. #11
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    Location
    Central Coast California
    Posts
    9,019
    Quote Originally Posted by Robh3606 View Post
    I think you are missing the point. I have dedicated Left/Right and LFE subs. When I run 2 channel the L/R are on. For DVD/HT I add an LFE channel. The module can have up to 4 subwoofers all optimized for the room. The problem I see is a maximum of only 2 inputs. You either run Mono or L/R. That won't work for me. I need to have 3 seperate input channels that can be ran through the DSP. It's not the number of subs it's the number of available input channels.

    Rob
    C'mon, Rob, why create a problem where there is none? Just buy two units.
    Out.

  12. #12
    Senior Member Valentin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Location
    Mexico
    Posts
    730
    there is little use fore stereo sub Bass as most is recorded in mono and bass stereo effects are higher in frequency than the usual 80hz cut

    Of curse purist argument otherwise but scientifically at this moment that's what has been found.

  13. #13
    JBL 4645
    Guest
    Quote Originally Posted by Valentin View Post
    there is little use fore stereo sub Bass as most is recorded in mono and bass stereo effects are higher in frequency than the usual 80hz cut

    Of curse purist argument otherwise but scientifically at this moment that's what has been found.
    Unless a frequency (Spectrumlab) waterfall proves it otherwise.

    I just saw a thread of this up over on Home Theatre Shack and plus the product has been out since last year according to this thread. LOL

    So what is the cost of this product I’m interested in new gadgets which is what this is.

    So does this also replace the dbx 4800 LOL or even cheap Behringer DCX2496 LOL I get the strong feeling this can be handled in different direction with equal satisfactory results.

    Quote Originally Posted by Robh3606 View Post
    I think you are missing the point. I have dedicated Left/Right and LFE subs. When I run 2 channel the L/R are on. For DVD/HT I add an LFE channel. The module can have up to 4 subwoofers all optimized for the room. The problem I see is a maximum of only 2 inputs. You either run Mono or L/R. That won't work for me. I need to have 3 seperate input channels that can be ran through the DSP. It's not the number of subs it's the number of available input channels.

    Rob
    Come on Rob, where the little picture show, you know we all like a little peek.


    Quote Originally Posted by Valentin View Post
    subs can go any where, left and right are only designations
    Quote Originally Posted by Valentin View Post

    if you have rectangular room and 2 or 4 sub there is very good chance of getting very good results just with positioning the subs correctly

    but if you have a opening or room constrictions or asymmetric the bassQ will offer very good results for a determined area in the room, this is the normal case

    very few people have dedicated rooms
    Well we can forget about my sodden room its real pigs ear of mess. I mean I have flipping chimney breast sticking out buy as much as 18” and it’s the height of the room and its width is 5 feet 1 inch height 7 feet 8 inches and it sods the front up down to 80Hz.

    This means I need to stick in false wall at the front to make it seem like one continues wall and it needs to be thick as possible and dense as well otherwise I’m buggered.

    I’ll soon move the pc into the bedroom and pace 42 inches of false walling where the pc is next to the living room door and see if that tackles or makes any bass sense with few frequency REW sweeps.


    Blimey this long manual by the looks of it reading though it now.

    http://manuals.harman.com/JBL/HOM/Owner%27s%20Manual/BassQ_OM_LR.pdf

  14. #14
    JBL 4645
    Guest
    Well almost finished reading the (introduction specifications features) and there is one thing I’m starting to twig onto and that’s (the minimal phase) issue that is troublesome for most I sure.

    Two Listening Curves
    Two different playback curves have been
    implemented to better match the type of
    playback material. Cinema mode closely
    follows the standard for playback curves
    used in commercial cinemas and scoring
    stages. This will allow the system to
    closely match the experience of the
    directors and producers of popular films
    and TV shows. Music mode is a gentler
    playback curve that better mimics the
    frequency response in most music
    production studios.

    Well I think most of us sucker’s for this two curves hmm.

    Problem: Audible hum from the speakers.
    1. Check the power outlets and make
    sure that there is a solid earth
    ground present. (The services of an
    electrician may be required.)
    2. Make sure that all signal cables are
    routed away from power cords.
    3. If these suggestions fail, experiment
    by running ground wires between
    the rear-panel screws of the JBL
    BassQ processors and the other
    system components, such as the
    surround processor or signal processing
    package.

    Well that’s thing I’ve been applying for a few years and it seems to work on the elusive Mr. Electronic Gremlin humming on your sound system.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. No high end JBL in audio stores here
    By scarpi in forum General Audio Discussion
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: 04-03-2018, 02:19 PM
  2. The seeming demise of JBL OEM parts... and the subsequent devaluation of a brand?
    By GordonW in forum Lansing Product General Information
    Replies: 179
    Last Post: 08-10-2015, 10:22 AM
  3. Building ultimate JBL speakers. W15GTi?
    By dragyth in forum Lansing Product DIY Forum
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 06-01-2008, 04:37 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •