Our Top Choice
Polk Audio PSW10 Subwoofer
Polk Audio delivers through its speakers, sounds made to elevate the senses while lasting a lifetime. The Polk Audio PSW10 Subwoofer is a classic instance of this reputation.
Highly efficient 10" driver. Very little distortion at high volumes above 50 hz. Reaches full excursion easily. Perfect bass for every genre of music.
Sound becomes slightly muddied in the 40hz - 50hz range. Almost non-functional as a subwoofer below 40hz. Not ideal for watching movies. Sound gets lost and strained in larger rooms.
Floor coupled downward firing
Exceeds 85 decibels
35Hz - 200Hz
14 x 14.38 x 16.12 inches; 26lbs
BIC America Formula F-12 Subwoofer
For many years, BIC America has been praised by famous industry publications. This subwoofer has further entrenched its leadership in the consumer electronics industry.
Not boomy. Can go low effectively. Easy connectivity with LFE. Good with music. Strong grill that can withstand a lot of pressure.
Heavy and hard to move.
Front firing powered subwoofer
25Hz - 200Hz
21 x 19 x 22 inches; 42.7lbs
Sonos SUB Wireless Subwoofer
Sonos, by its new products, software, and commitment to deliver great sound to its customers, has introduced the Sub Wireless Subwoofer with zero cabinet buzz or rattle.
Easy to set up. Easy to mount. Good power output. Does not shake, rattle, or roll. Looks beautiful.
Has problems working with Samsung Smart TV (sound drops randomly). Heavy/bulky. Pricey. Weak bass.
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Plays down to 25 Hz
20.1 x 10.6 x 20.1 inches;36.3lbs
Bazooka BTA8250D-DE Double-Ended Class D Amplified Tube
Bazooka Bass Tubes’ enclosure design delivers precise bass response without the loss of valuable space, and the Bazooka Double-Ended Amplified Tube is no exception.
Portable. Space efficient. Does not rattle. Easy to install.
Maxes out pretty fast. Bass tube made of seemingly low-quality plastic. Sounds buzzy at higher volumes.
Class D double ended bass tube
Max Power Output: 300 watts
36 x 8.5 x 10 inches; 30lbs
Yamaha YST-SW012 Front-Firing Subwoofer
Yamaha subwoofers deliver deep bass sounds sufficient to saturate entire theater rooms. With the Yamaha Front-Firing Active subwoofer, bass just got deeper and louder.
Easy to set up. Great sound quality. Good power output. Attractive. Easy to mount.
Does not have a crossover frequency adjustment. Does not have a phase adjustment. Does not take high level (speaker level) inputs.
Front-firing active Subwoofer
100 watts dynamic power
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12.2 x 11.4 x14.2 inches; 18.7lbs