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Truth TA-1P - sub needed?
Old 19th July 2005
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Truth TA-1P - sub needed?

I'm thinking about a much needed upgrade to my Event 20/20bas and especially for the money, the Truth Audio TA-1P seems to fit the bill nicely. I know specs don't tell the whole story, but with a -3dB point of 48Hz, do they have enough true low end?
Or is a sub needed? (I am a bass player after all)

I'd be driving them w/ either an Adcom GFA545 or Crest Vs900 until the funds for a Bryston come in. Even if they don't NEED a sub, I'll probably add one at some point, just to make sure there are no surprises in the bottom octave

Thanks,
Jed
Old 22nd July 2005
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Old 22nd July 2005
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I have the active versions with no sub ....all mix seemed to be holding up fine in the bottom end........you may have to udjust how much you should push the low end....once you get used to them by themself you shouldnt have a promblem....they do pack quite a punch for such little guys.

Ron Florentine
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Old 22nd July 2005
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Ron, thanks for the reply.
All I've read about the Truths indicate that the low-end is quite good. Just checking the (published) specs (48Hz -3dB on the Truth vs 38Hz -2dB on the 20/20bas) made me wonder, though the Events are far from what I'd call accurate in the bottom octave.
Guess I need to give them a try. Was leaning toward the passives on price alone, the actives seem more popular around here. Anyone compared the two?

Jed
Old 22nd July 2005
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I'm actually looking at the passive model because they are passive and also not bi-amped. I'm planning to a couple different sets of monitors in her in a few months.
Old 22nd July 2005
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Compared to most nearfield/midfields, the Truths have MUCH punchier lows. However, I like a little sub with most small speakers to give more of a sense of what outside listeners will be hearing. I keep it really low but thats all I need.

Steve
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