Recent Subwoofers Reviews
We compared 4 of the best powered subwoofers of 2023 for under $500 based on measured performance, and sound quality for music and movies. Read our findings to see which sub is right for your system!
The Klipsch R-121SW is a tremendously popular ported 12" subwoofer from the very popular loudspeaker manufacturer, but what are buyers really getting for its cost? Read our review.
The RSL Speedwoofer 10S MKII features a new woofer and a more powerful amp with DSP, for just $449. The new-and-improved C34E MKII in-ceiling speaker delivers real-deal Dolby Atmos for $149 each.
We reviewed the BIC Acoustech PL-300 ported subwoofer which claims sub-20Hz bass for less than $500. With a 350-watt amp, 12” driver, and variable tuning, it may be positioned to actually deliver. Read on.
Monoprice released two tower style subwoofers, the Monolith M-210 dual 10-inch subwoofer & M-212 dual 12-inch subwoofer. Both are THX Ultra Certified up to 3,000sf rooms. Big Bass, on the cheap.
Has Perlisten created similar magic of the D215s sub with their new R212s dual-12” 1kwatt more budget-friendly sealed subwoofer at half the price? Read our review of the R212 sub with measurements.
M&K Sound released information on their X+ series subwoofers which are ALL THX-certified; Dominus level for the X15+! Read our preview to see what they did to achieve this new level of performance.
The REL Acoustics HT/1510 Predator II is a 1,000 watt, 15” woofer, sealed bruiser. REL touts their subwoofers as being fast & musical. We evaluate that claim with measurements & associated trade offs.
The Monoprice Monolith 16" THX Ultra subwoofer sports huge excursion ability with an enormous cabinet, and 1,800 watts of power. This Extreme Bassaholic rated sub is a true bruiser with audiophile chops.
The popular RSL Speedwoofer 10S received a redesign to take advantage of modern innovations in audio technology. The RSL Speedwoofer 10S MKII has been completely redesigned. To find out how, read on.
Subwoofer specialists REL released info on their new T/x Subs. The compact T/5x ($679), the step-up T/7x ($1,099), and the range-topping T/9x ($1,449)offer new amps, drivers and cabinets. Read on.
Our review of the Sigberg Audio 10D subwoofer shows what happens when a designer puts some of the world’s best audio components into a small package that hits above its size class. Pricey but potent.
Definitive Technology announced the Descend Series subwoofers with 4 models ranging from 8” to 15” drivers and dual passive radiators. They are armed with "Intelligent Phase Control” to optimize setup.
Enter to Win SVS 2000 Pro series Subwoofer w/ SoundPath Accessories Giveaway from Audioholics & Audio Advice. Winner's choice PB or SB 2000 Pro Subwoofer + interconnect & sub-isolation system by SoundPath.
The SVS new 3000 Micro subwoofer breaks the small sized barrier with BIG sound from dual 8" drivers, 800 watt RMS amplifier, all packed into an 11" cube for only $799 shipped!
We review Arendal's entry-level 1961 1S and 1V subwoofers to determine if their more affordable subs can maintain the phenomenal performance to value we found in their 1723 2V powerhouse. Read on.
SVS just announced that their entry-level 1000 series subs have received a major redesign, Audioholics has been given the scoop on the new 1000 Pro series subwoofers: The PB-1000 Pro and SB-1000 Pro.
Starke Sound put very capable drivers in their lower cost SW12 and SW15 sealed powered subwoofers. we compare these 2 subs to help you make the right purchasing decision based on your needs.
Artison is currently shipping their new MCC160 and MCC320 MKII in-wall subwoofers. At $1,500/pair for the MCC160 and $1,100/each for the MCC320 you no longer need to find the room to hide your sub.
The JBL HDI-1200P is a dual-ported, 1,000-watt, high-excursion 12" cone sub, so it has the good on paper, but does the performance live up to the specs? Read on to find out!
Atlantic Technology is shipping the S-Series of wireless subwoofers. The FS-S65 and FS-S8 have the engineering that Atlantic Technology is known so the sound may surprise you. Read on.
We review the Arendal Sound flagship 1723 2V subwoofer, a 132 lbs., dual 13.8" woofer 1,200 watt RMS bruiser. Is Arendal's 1723 V2 subwoofer as good as their THX speakers? Read on.
We recently tested the JTR Captivator 215PRO subwoofer and it turned us into mush with sheer pulverizing bass. Read all about its 128dB pressure waves and how it leaves you craving for more.
Today we review Monoprice's Monolith 13" THX Ultra Sub. The latest addition to the Monolith THX family raises the bar on Monolith subs in every respect with just a slight price increase. Read on.
SVS's massively successful 2000 series powered subwoofer has just underwent a big change to become the 2000 Pro series, but what makes this series pro? Read on to find out.
Our review of the Perlisten D215s dual driver, push pull subwoofer proved it to be one of the most advanced and accurate on the planet per decibel of output as well as per cubic foot of space.
Monoprice is launching their M-215 subwoofer with a 2kW amplifier and two high-excursion 15" drivers. Those who can handle these bruisers will be in home theater nirvana. Read on for more information.
SVS has totally redesigned their entry-level powered subwoofers in the PB-1000 Pro and SB-1000 Pro. Our review reveals these subs go well beyond entry-level performance. Read on to find out how.
YG Acoustics $100,000 InVincible 21.2 Subwoofer stands nearly six feet tall and weighs in at 462 pounds. With 6,000 watts of power on board, is it the worlds best subwoofer? Read on to find out.
SVS completely revamped their 2000 series with the release of their 2000 Pro subwoofers. We can report that the 2000 Pro subs are far more improved than just adding a smartphone app. Read on.
Even though AXPONA focuses on 2CH setups, there were still a fair number of subwoofers on display at the 2019 show. In this segment we look at a few of the subs we saw including a secret sub from HSU.
How much performance can be had from a reasonably sized cabinet? With a 2,400 watt amplifier and an 18" driver with 4" of peak-to-peak excursion, the RS1 Captivator from JTR gives a lot! Read on.
At CES this year, Monoprice launched a line of sealed subwoofers which are variants of their popular wave-making THX subwoofers, so users can expect similar high-performance at affordable prices.
We built and tested the Creative Sound Solutions SDX12 Subwoofer kit. Does the DIY 12" sealed subwoofer kit buy you more performance than commercial offerings? Read on to find out.
The new “Serie HT” subwoofers from REL promise to shake your foundation walls while shaking up the competition. Will REL become the go-to brand for affordable home theater subwoofers? Read on.
We reviewed the SVS 3000 series subwoofers which, in many ways, may be their best subwoofer series to date. Read our in-depth review to find out why we like the SVS 3000 series subwoofers so much.
SVS launched their 3000 series of subwoofers that brings the technologies developed for their flagship subwoofers down to the $1k price point. Are these the best subs for the price? Read on.
The Defiance X15 ported subwoofer from Paradigm is a beast in size but what about its performance? Does it outgun it's smaller X12 sibling we reviewed? Must read if you're an extreme bassaholic!
Klipsch released their C-Series subwoofers: the 8-inch C-308ASWi & 10-inch C-310ASWi, come with front firing active drivers and dual side-firing passive radiators with room correction and IP control.
We reviewed and compared the new V12 and X12 Defiance 12" powered subwoofers from Paradigm. Do they have what it takes to live up to the brands reputation of excellence? Read on to find out.
PSB introduced a pair of reasonably priced subwoofers: the 10-inch SubSeries 250 ($699) and the 12-inch SubSeries 350 ($999). Are they the quality and value you expect from PSB? Read on to find out
Martin-Logan's new Dynamo 600x and 1600x subwoofers pack as much technology into a small enclosure as modern science will allow, yet still manages to be affordable. Read on to find out how.
MartinLogan has totally redesigned the Dynamo subwoofer series in a massive project that was years in the making. To find out more, read our preview of the new MartinLogan Dynamo subwoofers.
At last! It's here! Our review of Monoprice's monster subwoofer, the Monolith 15" THX Ultra! This 130 lb. beast might look like it's all muscle, but there's at least as much brains as there is brawn.
Rel Acoustic's T/i series powered subwoofers, ranging from a 300 watt long-throw 10" woofer & 10" passive radiator to their sealed 8" micro-sub sport as much finesse in sound as they do in sight.
The SVS PB-4000 is the latest evolution of a powerful subwoofer design that has stood the test of time. Read our in-depth review with measurements to see how SVS improved on their classic design.
Looking for a new in-wall sub? JL Audio released their IWS-SYS-108 and IWS-SYS-208 in wall subs. These two new models have a very small grille opening that belies their earth rumbling sound. Read on.
In this review, we look at two high-powered but affordable Monoprice subwoofers, the 10" THX Select and 12" THX Ultra. Continue reading to find out if your home theater room can handle these beasts.
Sub manufacturer Rythmik Audio recently released an 18" triple ported subwoofer, the FV18. With a newly designed aluminum driver and 900 watt amp, it's a beast of a sub. Read our sound demo report.
Hsu's latest subwoofer, the VTF-1 mk3, is a little powerhouse with a 10" driver, 250 watt amplifier, and dual 3.5" diameter ports. Read our review of the $400 VTF-1 mk3 to see how we liked it.
SVS launched their new 4000 Series subwoofer line to replace their 13-Ultra Series. The 4000 imports much of the technology from their flagship 16-Ultra line and mates it with the 13-Ultra designs.
Outlaw Audio recently released their new Ultra-X13: a 1,000 watt, ported beast of a subwoofer that uses a long-throw 13" driver and has a THX 'Ultra' certification. Read on to find out more.
Subwoofer manufacturer Rythmik Audio recently released three massive new direct servo subwoofers. The F18, FV18, and FV25HP push their products' performance farther than ever before. Read on.
Read our full review of the SVS SB16-Ultra, a sealed 16" Sub and 1,500 watt amplifier. We were impressed with its unsealed counterpart the PB16-Ultra. But how did the SB-16-Ultra fair? Read on.
Looking for a smart subwoofer to mate with your Dynaudio speakers? Recently at CEDIA, Dynaudio released their Sub 3 and Sub 6 subwoofers designed to integrate seamlessly into your Dynaudio system.
The RBH I-12 & I-12/e subwoofers feature the same 12" aluminum driver while the I-12/e sports a 500 watt amp to earn our Large Bassaholics rating. Can their performance match their looks? Read on.
Monoprice announced a new line of THX certified subwoofers at CEDIA 2017: a 1,000 watt 15", a 500 watt 12", and a 10" model that are aimed to shatter the price/performance barrier. Check them out!