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Renard Hurtado

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Turbo sound IQ18B vs NUQ-118B vs Milan 18B
« on: March 04, 2017, 11:59:21 am »

Hi Everyone,

I would like to hear your opinions on the above mentioned Turbosound subs,compared to a popular sub like the KW-181 or HPR-181 by QSC.

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Re: Turbo sound IQ18B vs NUQ-118B vs Milan 18B
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2017, 02:35:13 am »

I have a pair of the Siena sub and tops arriving tomorrow. Will let you know what I think after I've played with them a bit.
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Re: Turbo sound IQ18B vs NUQ-118B vs Milan 18B
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2017, 10:03:37 am »

Hi there,

Please share your experience with these us about the Siena series.

Renard from Curacao
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Re: Turbo sound IQ18B vs NUQ-118B vs Milan 18B
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2017, 11:12:15 pm »

I have a pair of the Siena sub and tops arriving tomorrow. Will let you know what I think after I've played with them a bit.

Hey,
I am just about to pull the trigger on a NUQ118B-AN or the Siena TSP118B-AN...  I know the NuQ is a Bandpass but being Turbosound it should be a good one. 
I am curious as to what you thought about this sub if you have a moment?

Thanks!
Matt
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Re: Turbo sound IQ18B vs NUQ-118B vs Milan 18B
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2017, 11:37:01 pm »

http://forums.prosoundweb.com/index.php/topic,163401.msg1504366.html#msg1504366

This thread should probably be posted in the lounge???
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Re: Turbo sound IQ18B vs NUQ-118B vs Milan 18B
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2017, 09:59:55 pm »

I just heard the M18B and TSP118AN together last week.  The M18B is "mushy" and doesn't play real deep.  The TSP was slightly better, but not as much as I hoped.  Others present who had also heard the iQ18B said it was "tighter" than either of these, but not on the same level as QSC or the better JBL options. 

For ultra-low budget applications - we're going to demo the M12 over iQ18.
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Re: Turbo sound IQ18B vs NUQ-118B vs Milan 18B
« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2017, 09:52:24 am »

I know the NuQ is a Bandpass but being Turbosound it should be a good one. 
Matt

NEVER make the assumption that because a manufacturer's top tier products are able performers their lower tier products are comparable.  That is the marketing departments dream and the R&D departments nightmare.
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Re: Turbo sound IQ18B vs NUQ-118B vs Milan 18B
« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2017, 08:37:47 pm »

NEVER make the assumption that because a manufacturer's top tier products are able performers their lower tier products are comparable.  That is the marketing departments dream and the R&D departments nightmare.
Very true!
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Re: Turbo sound IQ18B vs NUQ-118B vs Milan 18B
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2017, 02:21:39 pm »

NEVER make the assumption that because a manufacturer's top tier products are able performers their lower tier products are comparable.  That is the marketing departments dream and the R&D departments nightmare.

Thanks for the advice...  This is very true with some companies.  I have placed an order for a couple of NuQ112-AN tops and a couple of NuQ118B-AN Subs so I will find out very soon.  Hope they sound as good as they were marketed to be. 

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Re: Turbo sound IQ18B vs NUQ-118B vs Milan 18B
« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2017, 11:05:43 am »

A few things about Siena 112 and 118. . .

1) No powerCON passthrough on tops or subs
2) Only one handle on the tops
3) No casters or option for casters on the subs
4) Not the best single 18" sub I've heard, but better than many others
5) Tops were notably muddy compared to my RCF TT52s, but the RCF are 3x the price. . .
6) Finish on the cabinets will take the skin off your hands and marks up very easily
7) Does not have same DSP speaker simulation as iQ but has Ultranet
8) TS covers fo speakers are surprisingly nice and well fitted
9) Grills are notably heavier than my Milan boxes


Not a bad PA for the money, but there are some things that could use improving

Hi there,

Please share your experience with these us about the Siena series.

Renard from Curacao
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