Our Top Choice
Polk Audio 10-Inch Powered Subwoofer
Polk Audio has grown since 1972 into a huge manufacturer of high-quality speakers, with the aim of transporting the experience of a live concert, home.
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
35Hz - 200Hz
14 x 14.38 x 16.12”; 26lbs
Sony 10-Inch Active Subwoofer
Sony has been producing innovative and truly ground-breaking technology since 1946. Its line of products includes televisions, cameras, cell phones, and audio equipment.
Compact size. 10-inch subwoofer. Built-in amplifier. 115 watts. Mica-reinforced cellular cone. High-quality materials used. Designed to minimize vibration and enhance low frequencies.
Some customers suggested you may need two speakers to get the desired sound.
Active powered subwoofer
115 watts power output
28Hz – 200Hz
11.6 x 13.6 x 15.75”; 25.35lbs
Bose Acoustimass 300 Bass Module
Bose began because of a passionate and inquisitive teenager who loved all things electronic. Now, after 50 years, it’s an industry leader in audio equipment.
Compact size can fit anywhere. Sleek design with glass top. Powerful driver for great sound. Wireless range of up to 30 feet. QuietPort technology reduces unwanted sound.
This module is only compatible with the SoundTouch soundbar by Bose.
Wireless bass module
11.61 x 11.61 inches
11.6 x 11.6 x 12.8”; 30lbs
BIC America Formula F-12 Subwoofer
Since the 1970s, BIC has been producing its own line of audio loudspeakers with an emphasis on creating high-quality audio equipment for an affordable price.
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
17 x 14.75 x 17.3”; 42.7lbs
Yamaha 8-Inch 100W Powered Subwoofer
Yamaha is a world-renowned name when it comes to music and audio, and it’s no surprise considering its first instrument was made in 1887.
Compact design. 8-inch cone. 50-watt output power. Features advanced Yamaha Active Servo Technology II. Has a twisted flare cone for better sound quality. Lightweight.
Isolated complaint that there is no frequency control.
50 watts power output
28Hz - 200Hz
11.5 x 11.5 x 13.4”; 18.7lbs