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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

Jan 10, 2009

Spendor S-3 Subwoofer Reviewed

Our reviewer was impressed with the way the Sub-3 performed overall. The Spendor's sound quality is "smooth" especially when it is playing pure music, and it offers "finesse and subtlety." While its appearance was exactly what one would expect from a subwoofer, it scored well in acoustics Continue Reading
Spendor S-3 Subwoofer Reviewed

Jan 02, 2009

Sunfire True Subwoofer EQ Signature Reviewed

Our reviewer was impressed with this model, noting the value of the room correction software. "This is a rock and roll subwoofer that can play loud and remain musical all the way...Audiophiles will be surprised that this woofer can hang with $10,000 per pair speakers" Continue Reading
Sunfire True Subwoofer EQ Signature Reviewed

Jan 02, 2009

Wilson Audio Thor's Hammer Subwoofer Reviewed

The Thor model can reach 16 Hertz at full volume. "The fit and finish of Wilson speakers are the best in the business. No speaker is more luxurious...It doesn't get any bigger, badder or more lust-worthy in the world of subwoofers than Wilson Audio's Thor's Hammer...If you don't have Thor's Hammer...you don't have real bass" Continue Reading
Wilson Audio Thor's Hammer Subwoofer Reviewed

Jan 02, 2009

Definitive Technology Super Cube Reference Subwoofer Reviewed

The Super Cube provides "Earth-shattering volumes of deep and tight bass...with a depth and volume not usually heard" in larger and more expensive competitors. Because this model has a lot of inputs and outputs, it can easily fit into almost any situation and set up is fairly easy and straightforward Continue Reading
Definitive Technology Super Cube Reference Subwoofer Reviewed

Dec 30, 2008

Velodyne SMS-1 Subwoofer Processor Reviewed

The SMS-1 is a "standalone device that uses powerful software to analyze and compensate for room anomalies, which reduce the performance of your subwoofer." Reviewer Jim Swantko note that the difference the SMS-1made to his system was "jawdropping". It is extremely powerful and easy to operate Continue Reading
Velodyne SMS-1 Subwoofer Processor Reviewed

Oct 25, 2008

Paradigm Servo 15v2 Subwoofer Reviewed

If you're looking for a large subwoofer, this 15-inch driver fits the bill. It offers flexible controls, inputs and power settings which make it easy to integrate. This unit has "powerful dynamic bass response for both films and music." The bass "exhibits exceptional timbre" Continue Reading
Paradigm Servo 15v2 Subwoofer Reviewed

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