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Rocketfish™ - Wireless Subwoofer Transmitter/Receiver Kit - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 770 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works great -1 star for the headache

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    Geo525
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    WORKS GREAT ...NOW!! if you bought this and ended with the dreaded popping issue, please read below. If not ENJOY!!.. this does work just need to add additional troubleshooting tips. I had this SAME ISSUE and hated the popping! My fix was easy and came after trying several things. Most suggestions are to move things around (listened to all the line of sight comments, avoid other devices, moved them closer together etc), I even bought RFI filtered power strips to avoid any noise coming directly from a wall plug. Didn't do it. FINAL ANSWER IS ! If your sub has only a L/R plug and no direct sub line, then you MUST match it on the receiver end as well ! Even though my receiver has a direct sub line for some reason when I used adapters (not included) on both ends matching L/R. The popping stopped, even at super low TV sound (mainly dialogue w/no action) which was my biggest pet peeve. It would kick on/off like crazy. Mind you the wireless will still shut off the sub after about 15 seconds if no activity but you wont notice it. Afterwards I moved everything back to my original setup, over 15 ft away, no line of sight, everything tucked away and hidden. Works great! Hope its not to late!! or maybe revisit with this approach. Best of luck!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works Good (Info in my review explains my setup)

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    AudioMan25
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    I've had this product for about 3 days now and at this time I've come across no issues. Prior to purchasing this item I read a good amount of reviews and none of the reviews good or bad listed their equipment setup so others can make an educated purchase. So I'll list mine: 1. Receiver and transmitter are roughly 11 feet a part. Neither are enclosed in anything and are within the same room. 2. There are two RF units within 1 foot or less away from the transmitter: A Roku Ultra and a Denon receiver model AVR-S740H. There are no RF units near the receiver (the closest units are near the transmitter). 3. I purchased this product to give flexibility in placement of my sub a Klipsch R-120SW. My 4 star rating is only due to the fact that I have only owned this product for a few days. I'll update my rating once I've had it in my home for a few months.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Easy way to connect subwoofer

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    nickcal
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    I love having surround sound, but hate the cables that come along with it. So, when I installed my 5.1 system, I got a wireless adapter system for my back speakers. I recently remodeled my living room and had to reconfigure where my subwoofer was living so I added this transmitter kit to my system as well. It's easy to set up, but I did have one issue with it. Every once in a while, there will be a loud popping noise that occurs. This seems to happen at random and only when I am watching certain channels. I quick reset of the system usually remedies the problem, but it's a bit annoying that I have to do anything to it at all. Other than that, this is a great option for a wireless connection to your subwoofer.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Surprisingly good

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    biggusmickus
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    The units are light and the included cables cheap and short, but after a bit of tweaking this item gave me the confidence to remove the existing cable which was running across a doorway under a rubber cable cover. I set the subwoofer distance in the AV receiver to 45 feet rather than the actual 10 feet and then the audio was in sync. When I left the subwoofer levels where they were with the cable, the transmitter was slow to respond and sometimes never kicked in.I incrementally increased the level until the transmitter fired up immediately and since then, 1 month in, all has been golden

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works well but with a thump!

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    Samuelson
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    Works well and comes on when it should and its wonderful not to have other wires that would lead from the receiver to under the couch where the sub woofer is planted. However, just like in the other reviews this transmitter must be shutting off and on when not needed, even during the action. You'll know this because it shuts on or off with a loud thump. Once it comes alive it works fine but when there is call for intermittent sub woofer performance you can get several of those thumps during the action segment. I can live with it but wish it didn't do that.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    It does it's job

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    NoLeftShoe
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    This thing has made my Klipsch 10 " Subwoofer wireless. I use it in a 7.1 setup for a medium size media room and needed to place the subwoofer in a spot in the back of the room for a cleaner appearance. Overall it works well after I calibrated it with my receiver's calibration mic. I will have to report that at low volumes it often provides no signal. This leads to a low frequency feedback from time to time. I have heard this maybe two to three times in the month I have had this wireless transmitter. It preforms very well at mid to high volumes.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent product with one caveat.

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    Willis
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    This particular wireless subwoofer kit works well! There seems to be little to no delay when listening to music and movies even with the subwoofer roughly 15-20 feet away. The primary issue I have is with the auto sleep function. When there is isn't a sufficient line signal ,the transmitter stops sending a signal; the sensitivity for that signal is too high to use the kit at a lower volume. Seriously, I have to have my system at half volume for the transmitter to work and that's pretty loud in my particular circumstance.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good alternative to built in units

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    JasonP
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    I purchased this unit to connect to a Martin Logan Dynamo 1500x. I originally purchased the 1000 but found I wanted something a bit more. Upon replacing it I was told that wireless was not an option on this unit and this was recommended as a connection option from an advisor at Magnolia. The previous Martin Logan integrated wireless transceiver dropped connection once or twice a week. This one stays connected and works great. My only complaint is that the units are not smaller, but none of them are. Certainly nice if you don't want to hide 30 feet of subwoofer cable.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Its good to have options

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    Bear
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    I attached this wireless system to my Klipsch subwoofer. It is great to be able to hide the bass anywhere I want to. Given the fact that bass frequencies are nondirectional, putting the bass in a convenient place is nice. The only reason I didn't give the system 5 stars is that I have had the sending and receiving units loose communication when the stereo was turned off and had to repair the system. Its not a big headache but caused some unnecessary trouble shooting the first time it happened.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good inexpensive solution!

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    Fltpro1
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    Works as expected. I placed the sending unit 8 feet away from my Wi-Fi transmitter. I have had no interference problems. In my set up I have the first sub woofer input split off to the transmitter sending signals to the second sub. This works really well. For a proper sound stage set up you need to ensure that the time delay for the low-frequency effects channel (LFE) is adjusted to accommodate the delay of the analog to digital to analog conversion of this system. Note: Most recievers display this as a distance.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    WORKS GREAT

    Posted
    Dandansoy
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    This works as intended. I have my subwoofer in front with wires running from the cabinet and my wife always complain how ugly it looks. She kept on asking if I can hide the wires somewhere. I bought this item on sale and put the subwoofer behind the couch across the room. It works great without problem so far. I felt like it reduce the base a little, so I just adjusted the sub level up a little to compensate to my liking.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Alright, but spotty.

    Posted
    Andy
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    I purchased this to send a signal to a subwoofer for my whole home audio system I have in the garage. The advertised 45 foot range must be clear of any interference and obstacles. In my situation, at roughly 20 feet apart the connection is finally stable. The time the device takes coming out of standby mode varies, but after spending a few hours fiddling with the position of transmitter and receiver, all is working as it should be.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Does what it says it can do!

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    carguy369
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    I had read reviews on other products including this one. I choose this because it seemed to have the features I wanted at a reasonable price. I have had no interference from my 2.4Ghz and 5.8Ghz WIFI which others had complained about. The only thing I can say is that when there is no audio coming from the AMP the Bluetooth will disconnect and show a "Red" status light. Once the sound begins, the connection is made and everything works great.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works Flawlessly

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    Joshums
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    Works flawlessly. Some other review mention a loud popping noise when a signal is detected. It does happen, but it's really not that loud and often times is barely noticeable. My only real complaint is that both the transmitter and receiver need to be plugged in to a power supply, taking up valuable outlet space. No regrets buying this product though. None.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    No dropped connections

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    RickO
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    I was worried when I purchased this that I would end up taking it back due to dropped connections and bad sound. I was happily surprised that the Sub this is hocked up with works every time there is sound sent to the Sub without issue. I use it in a home theater room where my receiver is behind a bar and I didn't want to drag cables to where the sub is placed.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Better than expected

    Posted
    kkelly513
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    This product works much better than I expected. I only have my sub about 20 feet from my receiver, but have never had the connection drop out during use. It's great that I can just move the sub now to any location where an wall outlet is available. This seems to be one of the few wireless home theater speakers that actually deliver on the intended purpose.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good for the price

    Posted
    TheRedhun
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    This product replaced the same thing that was really old. It is a definite improvement. The only thing is that it does disconnect itself if it isn't being used for a while and then it has to reconnect when it is in use. It's slightly annoying but not bad enough to rate the product lower. All in all it's a good product for the price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for not being able to run wires.

    Posted
    Jmncolorado
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    This works great right at 25' and through walls. I use it to extend the location of my Klipsch bass box and it does the job beautify. Only issue is if 2 people are standing directly in line with receiver and transmitter it might cut out the bass briefly. Signal could be a little stronger yet a great product for the price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good product

    Posted
    Nicolette6
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    Good product. At first I kept getting a lot of skipping when my music played (esp. with bass) at a decent level. This was when I had the receiver sitting on top of the subwoofer. once I set it away from the receiver a good distance (~12 inches) that fixed the problem. Other than that, no problems!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works great

    Posted
    Bigrytch
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    I needed to move my subs to another spot in the living room and didn't want to run wires. So I got this cause of the reviews and the price. It worked for me right out of the box, easy set up. My only problem is there is a slight delay I need to address, but nothing too serious. Overall great product!

    I would recommend this to a friend