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BIC Venturi V1220 12" Powered Subwoofer 200W
I would be placing this in my living room an the carpet. Even with the spikes , It looks like this would touch the carpet. Will that be a problem ?
Should I get a front firing instead?
You definitely don't want the sub to be touching the carpet when it's moving. Even though carpet's soft, it will wear out the surround over time if it is constantly hitting it. After all, speakers move REALLY fast, so even a soft touch is bad.Sounds like a front-firing might be better for you if your carpet is really thick. However, you might want to double-check that this would actually be a problem. Those spikes seem pretty tall, and the sub is inset a bit on the bottom. Also, you could put the spikes in spike holders or some other material that elevates them slightly. This sub is probably designed to work in carpeted locations, so I'm sure it would work for you, unless you have really thick carpet. Might want to double-check with some people who actually own the sub though.
Date published: 2012-01-23