Elac Sub Control 2.0 App: The Elac Debut 2.0 series SUB3030 powered subwoofer
does away with traditional analog controls. Instead, the powered sub
incorporates Elac's advanced digital signal processing (DSP) that is controlled
from the Elac Sub Control 2.0 app on your
device, wirelessly over Bluetooth 4.0. From the app on your compatible
smartphone or tablet device, you can control the Auto EQ, Parametric EQ,
Crossover, Phase, Delay, Volume, & Sound Presets. You will need to pair your
compatible Apple iOS or Android device with the Elac powered sub before using
- Auto EQ: The Elac SUB3030 powered sub and the Elac
Sub Control 2.0 app are equipped with an easy-to-use and highly sophisticated
Auto EQ function to automatically calibrate the EQ curve of the powered sub
based on the room environment. Using the built-in microphone of your Apple
iOS or Android device, the app calculates the room environment, room
frequency response, and the sound reproduction of the sub. Auto room
calibration is performed in two steps - first, your smartphone's microphone
is placed directly in front of the powered sub for measurement; second, your
smartphone is moved to your main listening position for measurement. The app
will then calibrate the subwoofer based on these two measurement locations
and provide visual parameters of the measured room, along with the
automatically calculated EQ curve.
- Parametric EQ: You can also choose to set the powered
subwoofer's EQ curve manually by adjusting the Sub Control 2.0 app's parametric
EQ. The parametric equalizer gives you the ability to adjust the audio
output (within the subwoofer's range) to your preference. The app will let
you choose and adjust the center frequency, bandwidth, and gain.
- Low Pass Crossover: The app on your Apple iOS or
Android device lets you setup the powered subwoofer's variable low-pass
crossover from 50Hz to 150Hz to blend the bass output of the powered sub
with the rest of the speakers in your system. If you are using a home
theater AV receiver with an LFE output, you will need to set the crossover
frequency to "Max" or 150Hz.
- Phase: The Phase setting (0°
to 360°) of the app ensures the bass
signal reproduces by the powered subwoofer blends seamlessly with the rest
of your speakers. When the powered sub and the rest of your speaker system
are playing in Phase, bass reproduction sounds uniform.
- Delay: The Delay parameter of the app enables you to
delay playback of the subwoofer's audio signal in comparison with the rest
of your speaker system and your main listening position. The delay can be
set to 1 msec (13") to 20 msec (21.5'). If you are using an AV receiver with
an LFE output and its own auto calibration function, then the receiver will
set the delay time internally, so the SUB Control's Delay parameter should
be set to "minimum" or 0.
- Volume Level: The volume control of the Elac Sub Control 2.0 app on your compatible Apple iOS or Android device allows you to
sets the subwoofer's output level relative to the output of the other
speakers in your system for a well-balanced sound. You also mute and un-mute
the volume of the powered sub from the app.
- Sound Presets: From the Sub Control 2.0 app on your
smartphone or tablet, you can choose from 4 different sound preset modes to
suit your application, need, or preference. Select Normal for most
applications, select Music to add subtle emphasis to the low bass range,
choose Cinema to slightly boost the bass frequencies around 50Hz, or choose
Night to reduce the maximum dynamic range and volume for late night
Note: There are no physical controls on the front or back
of this powered subwoofer. The Elac Sub Control 2.0 app and a compatible
Bluetooth 4.0 LE enabled Apple (iOS 9.2+) or Android (OS 5.0+) device is
required for setup and operation of this powered sub.
500W BASH Tracking Amplifier: The Elac Debut 2.0 series SUB3030 utilizes
a BASH tracking amplifier rated at 500W RMS and 1,000W Peak. Unlike conventional
amplifiers, BASH amplifiers track the input signal and adjust the available
supply voltage to a traditional Class AB amplifier. This makes the amplifier
incredibly efficient, but also provides the on-demand power needed for dynamic
movies and music.
12" High Excursion Woofer & Passive Radiator: A custom front-firing,
high-excursion 12" doped paper cone woofer provides the quality and quantity of
bass that is fundamental to accurately reproducing today's demanding movie
soundtracks and music. The Elac SUB3030 powered sub also employs a
down-firing 12" passive radiator to improve the transient response and increases
the efficiency of the system.
Braced MDF Cabinet: The cabinet is made of MDF (Medium
Density Fiberboard) with an internal horizontal brace to strengthen and stiffen
the cabinet, helping minimize unwanted vibrations that can discolor music or
movie content. The MDF outer walls of the cabinet are covered with a textured
vinyl black finish. There is a metal grill on the front to protect the
LFE/RCA Input: The Elac Debut 2.0 series SUB3030 is fitted with a mono
LFE/RCA input for connecting the powered subwoofer to your home theater AV
receiver or integrated amplifier.
Auto Power On/Off: The SUB3030 powered subwoofer
will detect when an audio signal is being sent to the amplifier and will power
on. Also, to conserve energy, the powered subwoofer will power off after 15
minutes of no audio signal and inactivity. On back of the powered subwoofer is a
LED that will illuminate blue to indicate that the powered sub is turned on;
there will be no illumination when the subwoofer is turned off or in standby
Spike Feet: The Elac Debut 2.0 series SUB3030 powered sub comes with 4 spike feet. The spikes
screw into the bottom of the powered sub enclosure. The spike feet work great
on carpeted flooring. You should place protective discs (not included) under the
spikes, if you are placing the powered sub on hardwood or tile flooring (no
rubber feet are included).
- Dimensions with Spikes: 17.75" (w) x 19.0625" (h)
- Dimensions without Spikes: 17.75" (w) x 18.1875" (h) x (d)
Placement: Proper subwoofer placement can take some trial
and error. In many cases, the best position for the powered sub is in the front
corner of the room. If placing the subwoofer in the corner creates an abnormal
amount of bass, you can try moving the subwoofer to one of the side walls near
the front of the room.
Elac Debut 2.0 Series: The Elac Debut 2.0 series family of
loudspeakers consists of two floorstanding loudspeakers (DF52/DF62),
two bookshelf loudspeakers (DB52/DB62),
two center-channel loudspeakers (DC52/DC62),
a Dolby Atmos enabled loudspeaker (DA42),
and powered sub (SUB3010).
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