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May 20, 2010

Klipsch SW-350 Powered Subwoofer Reviewed

The sound on the SW350 was "tight, relatively deep, and full of power...It sounded bigger than its size." It also "provides a helpful array of features and controls with convenient touches like phase and low-pass bypass controls." Overall, this model "will give you more than enough to perform well in most any situation you put in it." Continue Reading
Klipsch SW-350 Powered Subwoofer Reviewed

May 20, 2010

Klipsch RW-12d Powered Subwoofer Reviewed

The RW-12d is one of Klipsch's larger models and our reviewer remarked how this model "rocked the listening area and never stopped." It added "a tremendous amount of weight and kick...[but] also seemed in control...It provides a "superb digitally controlled top panel use interface which adds flexibility and ease of use and convenience." Continue Reading
Klipsch RW-12d Powered Subwoofer Reviewed

May 17, 2010

Polk PSW111 Powered Subwoofer Reviewed

Although Polk is known for high performance but affordably priced loudspeakers, this is one of its lower priced models. Our reviewer recommends it for its blend of "performance, size and features," and that it brings "good performance as well as excellent versatility and connectivity." Overall, it "doesn't suffer with movies...and music sounds really good." Continue Reading
Polk PSW111 Powered Subwoofer Reviewed

May 17, 2010

Polk PSW110 Powered Subwoofer Reviewed

The PSW110 "offered a conservative overall sound that performed relatively well with both movies and games and excelled with musical material...It kept up with hard rock and metal and added some good bloom and warmth to large scale classical tracks and acoustic material...Rarely at this price point do you find a design that excels with music" Continue Reading
Polk PSW110 Powered Subwoofer Reviewed

May 17, 2010

PSB CW800E In-wall Speakers & CWS10 In-wall Subwoofer Reviewed

For decades the idea of getting a true high end loudspeaker from an in-wall configuration was simply not possible. Today it is. PSB's flagship in-wall speakers and subwoofer are as close to their flagship floorstanding speakers as possible. Jerry Del Colliano reviews the full system here. Continue Reading
PSB CW800E In-wall Speakers & CWS10 In-wall Subwoofer Reviewed

Apr 21, 2010

Definitive Technology ProSub 1000 Powered Subwoofer Reviewed

When playing movies, our reviewer was pleased with the ProSub 1000's performance. The sound delivered quite a bit of impact and "for its relatively small size, it really thumped and added terrific substance to most material." It also offered a "refined" performance on music and "offers some very nice overall performance for its affordable price" Continue Reading
Definitive Technology ProSub 1000 Powered Subwoofer Reviewed

Apr 21, 2010

Definitive Technology ProSub 800 Powered Subwoofer Reviewed

The ProSub 800 "takes up very little space and feels like it costs much more." On movies and games, this model "added a lot of punch and thump to smaller speaker setups." It features an "impressive package of features and performance for its very low price...and still adds substance and impact to lots of material" Continue Reading
Definitive Technology ProSub 800 Powered Subwoofer Reviewed

Apr 21, 2010

Klipsch SW-450 Powered Subwoofer Reviewed

The SW-450 is one of Klipsch's more affordable offerings. On movies and games, the overall sound was very good. "It never seemed to run out of power and offered great punch, weight and extension." It is built well and "looks as good as anything in its class." Overall, it offers "dynamic, aggressive performance" Continue Reading
Klipsch SW-450 Powered Subwoofer Reviewed

Dec 07, 2009

Home Theater Review 2009 Best of Awards

Home Theater Review Editors have searched high and low, near and far, for the best products of 2009, from HDTVs to receivers, speakers to Blu-ray players, and more. Check to read the best in LED and LCD HDTV reviews here on HomeTheaterReview.com. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review 2009 Best of Awards

Nov 04, 2009

Outlaw Audio ECS-10 Subwoofer Reviewed

The ESC-10 maintains a compact footprint, "yet packed the punch that fans of Outlaw subwoofers have come to expect." Even though this model is a lot smaller than most subwoofers, it did not impair "the amazing amount of adroit bass audio that I was experiencing." The design is "nice and compact while still giving off a feeling of raw power" Continue Reading
Outlaw Audio ECS-10 Subwoofer Reviewed

Oct 29, 2009

Energy ESW-V10 Subwoofer Reviewed

While watching movies, the ESW-10 "did an impeccable job of dispersing the low-end needed during action sequences" while at the same time "delivered a nice amount of bass elements during all of the movie's louder musical sequences." The appearance of this model makes it "one of the most attractively designed subwoofers on the market today" Continue Reading
Energy ESW-V10 Subwoofer Reviewed

Oct 12, 2009

Paradigm Signature SUB 25 Reviewed

The SUB 25 is the biggest, baddest subwoofer in Paradigm's product lineup. On movies, this model was "extremely powerful and capable of reaching down to the lowest octaves with significant power." On music, the SUB 25 "revealed more of the texture of the strings than had any other 12 or 15-inch subwoofer I can recall." Continue Reading
Paradigm Signature SUB 25 Reviewed

Oct 09, 2009

Totem Acoustic Tribe 12-Inch In-Wall Subwoofer

It wasn't that long ago that in-wall subwoofers weren't even a speaker category. Today, with the rise in importance of high end in-wall speakers - in-wall subs have become all of the rage as they take up no floor space. Read the full HomeTheaterReview.com review here. Continue Reading
Totem Acoustic Tribe 12-Inch In-Wall Subwoofer

Sep 09, 2009

MartinLogan Descent i Subwoofer Reviewed

The unit is well built and attractive and it also is extremely flexible with its connection and adjustment capabilities. The sound is "extremely good with quick and detailed bass." The setup options on the Descent i allows it to be independently tuned for both music and movies so you can get excellent performance with both Continue Reading
MartinLogan Descent i Subwoofer Reviewed

Aug 25, 2009

Infinity Cascade Model Fifteen Powered Subwoofer

The Cascade Model Fifteen "delivers taut, articulate bass, with superior pitch definition." It also features a "sleek, low profile design" that is unique and easy to install. It also "mates perfectly with other Infinity Cascade Series loudspeakers both sonically and in appearance" Continue Reading
Infinity Cascade Model Fifteen Powered Subwoofer

May 09, 2009

Infinity PSW310W Wireless Subwoofer Review

By being wireless, the PSW310W allows the subwoofer to be installed in a much greater variety of locations. The design was elegant and the subwoofer's CMMD drivers "deliver a punchy, articulate bass." Overall, it "delivers high-performance that's low-end for the price." Continue Reading
Infinity PSW310W Wireless Subwoofer Review

May 08, 2009

JBL WEM-1 Wireless Expansion Module

The JBL WEM-1 are easy to place and easy to install. The system "eliminates the need to run speaker wires from the main audio system to the surround speakers." Despite its relatively small size, the built-in amplifier is "surprisingly powerful." "The sound leans more toward the cool and analytical...yet isn't harsh or strident" Continue Reading
JBL WEM-1 Wireless Expansion Module

Jan 11, 2009

REL Q200E Subwoofer Reviewed

While not the most attractive looking model, the REL Q200E delivers some rather impressive sound. Our reviewer noted that the REL "is one fast little sucker...the speakers it worked with best were those with intrinsically snappy bass--whatever their lowest usable frequencies" Continue Reading
REL Q200E Subwoofer Reviewed

Jan 11, 2009

REL Strata III Subwoofer reviewed

Appearance wise, the REL Strata III "seems like a piece of furniture worth displaying." It features REL's ABC filtering circuit...When watching movies, the most effective justification "proved to be 'atmospherics' such as the ambient sound inside the U-boat and the under-water sequences" Continue Reading
REL Strata III Subwoofer reviewed

Jan 10, 2009

Sonus faber Gravis Subwoofer reviewed

This very attractive looking Italian-made model "feels as substantial as it looks...The Gravis conveys mass and power more than capable of overwhelming my 14x22 foot room...the Gravis can also show finesse...and exhibits delicacy and detail and precision" Continue Reading
 Sonus faber Gravis Subwoofer reviewed

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