Elac MicroSub, Rubik's Cubes Pump Out the Jams

Subwoofers celebrate a rich history of generic, monolithic designs. So it's straight out rude of the Elac Microsub to subvert such heritage with its Rubik's Cube styling. Low on vibration and Bluetooth equipped for wireless connection to your favorite A2DP streaming device, the Elac MicroSub is the best that dual… » 9/02/08 8:45am 9/02/08 8:45am

Horn Subwoofer Takes Up Crazy Man's Entire Basement

While you might think you have a pretty sizable subwoofer, when it's compared to this crazy Italian man's subwoofer, it's downright pathetic. That's because he essentially converted his entire basement into one ridiculously large subwoofer.Update: OK, so this is a few years old (circa 2000), but I'd never seen it and… » 7/16/08 1:25pm 7/16/08 1:25pm

Yamaha Down-Firing Subwoofers, Compact But Packing a Punch


Sure, these Yamaha down-firing subs that will be released tomorrow don't quite qualify as the mother of all subwoofers like the JL Audio Gotham mutha we showed you yesterday, but these are reasonably priced, with the 130-watt YST-FSW150BL costing $249.95, and the 100-watt YST-FSW050BL costing $179.95. Both have… » 10/02/07 1:31pm 10/02/07 1:31pm

Cerwin Vega Rocks the Casbah With a Full 21 Inches of Subwoofer…

Good God, Cerwin Vega! You think that 21-inch subwoofer is going to be big enough? While the speaker is immense, the company's designed it into an enclosure that's the size of a plain old 15-inch sub. This self-powered pile driver has a 1200-watt amp inside, certainly enough bone-rattling power to draw the ire of that… » 3/30/07 11:15am 3/30/07 11:15am

NHT Flattens its New Verve Line of Speakers

The problem with most home theater speakers is their size. Where to put that massive sub? Well, NHT is looking to simplify things by flattening its sub to a pancake like 6-inches deep. Most flat speakers I've heard have sounded pretty weak, but NHT claims that despite the size of their new Verve line, the sub will… » 2/21/07 9:30am 2/21/07 9:30am