only on the Internet, Outlaw Audio's LFM-1 subwoofer was designed under
the guidance of Dr. Poh Ser Hsu. It has a long-throw12-inch woofer,
325-Watt amplifier, and a price of $579 each, or $999 for two.
The Outlaw Audio LFM-1 provides bass reproduction for both music and
movies. The design is both cosmetically and functionally suited for any
home theater or listening room according to Outlaw, and is sold
exclusively at www.outlawaudio.
four years of research and development, Paradigm has unveiled the
Seismic Subwoofer series. Joining Paradigm's award-winning Servo-15
reference subwoofer in the company's high-end Paradigm Reference
collection including, the Seismic 10 and the Seismic 12, are redefining
the concept of high-end performance in a compact lifestyle subwoofer
design according to Paradigm.
Sciences Corp. (ASC) is introducing a new accessory for music playback
systems and home theaters. The SubTrap™ is an acoustic subwoofer stand
that can improve the low frequency sound of listening environments, and
will be available only through dealers.
The SubTrap is a
product designed to eliminate the vertical resonance of subwoofers –
the low frequency energy that bounces between the floor and ceiling and
causes unpleasant one-note bass. Utilizing the acoustic technologies
found in the ASC TubeTrap™, the SubTrap is effective in the 70Hz range,
which is where most coupling occurs for the average 8-9’ ceiling.
RBH Sound Inc. introduces the MS-10.1 subwoofer featuring dual 10-inch drivers and proprietary Tuned Aperiodic Vent™ (TAV™). This new subwoofer was designed to compliment RBH’s existing Compact Theater 5.1 and 7.1 speaker ensembles, but is available separately for the consumer simply looking for a powerful, yet affordable subwoofer.
RBH is a company that truly believes in the “trickle-down” theory. When they develop a new innovation for their flagship Signature Series, their other lines invariably benefit. Such is the case with TAV technology. First developed for the 1212-SE subwoofer, Tuned Aperiodic Vent™ (TAV™) technology bridges the gap between vented and sealed enclosure subwoofer designs providing deeper low frequency extension than similar sized, sealed designs. TAV™ technology shifts the vent tuning to a much lower frequency than would otherwise be possible in a small-vented enclosure and also improves transient response.
Another “trickle-down” technology that made its way into the MS-10.1 is the use of proprietary aluminum drivers featured in the MS-10.1. The rigidity of the aluminum allows for extreme power handling and tight control over bass notes. Powering the MS-10.1 is an internal 250-watt amplifier that can push the dual 10’s down to 22 Hertz. Connection and convenience features include; volume control, adjustable low-pass filter, line-level input and output as well as speaker-level inputs and outputs with a fixed 80Hz low pass filter. The MS-10.1 also features an auto sensing circuit that will turn the subwoofer on when it senses an audio signal, and off after 15-20 minutes of inactivity.
Suggested retail pricing of the MS-10.1 is $800 and it is shipping now
Bowers & Wilkens has just announced the release of their new
spherical shaped subwoofer. The PV1 Pressure Vessel Subwoofer breaks
ground from all previous designs with a unique, spherical enclosure and
all-new driver and amplifier concepts.
“The PV1 doesn’t
look like any other subwoofer, and its performance is equally
uncommon,” says B&W Loudspeakers Executive Vice President Chris
At the same time, the B&W industrial design moves the subwoofer
from its traditional dark corner to pride of place, front and center,
in today’s new-tech, “lifestyle” AV systems.