Audiophile Subwoofer Reviews

Read reviews of the top performing, lowest-reaching audiophile subwoofers, sealed box subwoofers, ported subwoofers, power audiophile subwoofers, subs with room correction and more.

Audiophile Subwoofer Reviews

Monitor Audio Anthra W15 is a deep-reaching, audiophile subwoofer capable of reproducing the lowest of low frequency notes

Monitor Audio Anthra W15 Subwoofer Reviewed

Founded in 1972 in Cambridge, England, Monitor Audio has consistently produced well-received loudspeakers, and today offers everything from basic bookshelf models to towers with multiple woofers. (With acquisitions of turntable and electronics maker Roksan and audio furniture maker Blok, Monitor… Read More »

More Audiophile Subwoofer Reviews

REL T/7x Subwoofer reviewed

REL Acoustics T/7x Subwoofer Reviewed

REL Acoustics is a well-known subwoofer manufacturer with fourteen different models across five lines. Unlike many hi-fi companies, REL only makes subs, with a focus on how a sophisticated subwoofer design can extend the capabilities of even the most exotic… Read More »

SVS SB-3000 audiophile subwoofer reviewed

SVS SB-3000 Subwoofer Reviewed

In today’s subwoofer market, the SVS SB-3000 subwoofer will be a sweet spot for many in terms of performance, features, and value. It’s far from the most-expensive sub on the market – in fact, it’s not the costliest subwoofer in SVS’s lineup… Read More »

ELAC Verro Reference RS-500 reviewed

ELAC Varro Reference RS500 10 Inch Subwoofer Review

Although many loudspeakers are marketed as full-range, in reality only a minority actually go deep enough to rightfully deserve such a moniker. To achieve a truly full-range audio system using less than full-range loudspeakers requires a subwoofer to produce frequencies… Read More »

SVS Micro 3000 subwoofer reviewed

SVS 3000 Micro Subwoofer Reviewed

The SVS 3000 Micro subwoofer (buy at Crutchfield) might be small in stature but there is more bass inside this little sub than meets the eye. This subwoofer features two opposing eight-inch drivers and 800 Watts of class D power… Read More »

SVS SB-1000 Subwoofer reviewed

SVS SB-1000 Pro Subwoofer Reviewed

The SVS SB-1000 (buy at Crutchfield) is SVS’s entry level subwoofer. It features a 12-inch driver and 325 watts of class D power to ensure that the sub produces plenty of desired low frequency sound. The SB stands for sealed… Read More »

Polk PSW111 Subwoofer reviewed

Polk PSW111 Powered Subwoofer Reviewed

Small subwoofers make the audio world a better place. I am not sure how the audiophile community once missed out on this news story, but with a modest sub, any music lover can add the entire lower octave of music… Read More »

SVS SB-4000 Subwoofer Reviewed

SVS SB-4000 Subwoofer Reviewed

There are a number of audiophile clichés and myths that I will never understand. One that thankfully seems to be going away in modern times is big, crazy-expensive, gigantic speakers are better for generating low bass than a good subwoofer… Read More »

Gray Sound S80 in-ceiling subwoofer reviewed

Gray Sound S80 In-ceiling Subwoofer Reviewed

If your first thought when you hear about in-ceiling speakers involves elevators or grocery stores, the S80 in-ceiling subwoofer from Gray Sound will make you rethink that stereotype. But before I explain why, let me back up a bit. I… Read More »

Monoprice SW-12 Subwoofer Reviewed

Monoprice SW-12 Powered Subwoofer Reviewed

A subwoofer, as its name implies, is a loudspeaker built to handle the lowest frequencies. Usually, a subwoofer can produce sounds below 120 Hz. Some can even go as low as 20 Hz in your room, if properly set up.… Read More »

REL G1 Sub Reviewed

REL Acoustics G1 MKII Subwoofer Reviewed

For the G1 MKII reference edition subwoofer, REL capitalized on technology derived and invented for the best of their best Model 25. What results is a subwoofer with intense power and authority, fantastic build quality and good looks. While all… Read More »

SVS SoundPath Subwoofer Adapter

SVS SoundPath Tri-Band Wireless Audio Adapter Reviewed

Long cable runs to your powered speakers or subwoofers can increase the cost of a sound system substantially. Also, occasionally, getting a cable from your receiver to your sub or powered speakers can be impossible, such as when you would… Read More »