Audiovox Intros the FPS10: A "Discreet" Flat Subwoofer

The new FPS10 subwoofer from Audiovox/Acoustic Research features a flat design that stands in stark opposition to the big and bulky subwoofers we are used to. At 31.5"w x 4.5"h x 15.2"d, the FPS10 is lean enough to be hidden under a couch or behind an entertainment cabinet. It also features 225WRMS, a 900W dynamic… » 1/07/08 12:00pm 1/07/08 12:00pm

Sputnik Ceiling-Mounted Subwoofer Looks Like a Turret of Sound

We've been playing too much Mass Effect, but these Sputnik Subwoofers look like mounted turrets that shoot lasers at you. Instead of lasers, these ceiling-dangling units shoot sound; deep, deep sound. Inside is a 12-inch passive subwoofer that can handle 1000 watts of continuous power directly at your face, provided… » 12/03/07 3:50pm 12/03/07 3:50pm

Build Your Own Rubik's Cube Subwoofer in 164 Easy Steps

Well, maybe not "easy" steps—after all, it took designer Zachary Paisley 80 days, some serious manual labor, $1586 in total build costs, and a whole lot of math to put together the world's first Rubik's Cube-shaped 15-inch Direct-Servo Subwoofer. I think you will agree that the results were worth the effort.… » 10/17/07 12:30pm 10/17/07 12:30pm

3.8-Kilowatt JL Audio Gotham G213 Subwoofer is The Mother of All Subs

The long-awaited Gotham Home Theater Subwoofer G213 from JL Audio is finally shipping, and judging from its formidable spec sheet, it might be worth the wait if you feel like simulating an earthquake that can be felt within a radius of a half-mile. Billed as "The Mother of All Subs," to call this a powered subwoofer… » 10/01/07 1:30pm 10/01/07 1:30pm

Car Subwoofer World Record Set at 180.5db

When you're trying to picture how loud this 180.5db subwoofer that set the world record for the loudest sound for a single sub is, you can't picture jet planes or chainsaws or firecrackers. No, you need to go a bit higher—into the realm of atomic bombs and nuclear disasters. So yes, this Digital Designs 9918Z 18-inch… » 9/10/07 5:20pm 9/10/07 5:20pm

Dodecasub Is 6,000 Watts of Music to D&D Freaks

Ever wanted to play Dungeons & Dragons with your subwoofer? Too bad this Dodecasub (12-sided) doesn't meet the standard 20-sided tournament legal requirements, but you do get 10 separate speakers with 600 watts each—meaning you've got 6000 watts total. It's $2500, which is what your mom's electric bill is going to be… » 9/07/07 1:30pm 9/07/07 1:30pm

Roth Audio's ALFiE HE System has Downward-Facing Subwoofer

Roth Audio, the British company responsible for this iPod tube dock has come up with a shiny, piano-black home entertainment system that is all things to everyone. It's got an iPod dock on the top, a socket for another MP3 player on the back, a CD/DVD player on the front, and a downward-firing subwoofer on the bottom.… » 8/15/07 3:15pm 8/15/07 3:15pm

TwinMOS BooM1 iPod Speaker Dock Offers Big Boom, Takes Up Little Space…

TwinMOS's BooM1 speaker dock is a solution for those who want a big sound that takes up little space. Powered by two 8-watt speakers and a 25-watt subwoofer that offer a little more power than comparable speaker docks. While the name and design are eyebrow raising, it is the $199.99 price tag that really has us… » 7/30/07 8:30pm 7/30/07 8:30pm