The driving rhythms of deep powerful bass in rock and pop music as well as the timpani, bass drum and double basses of an orchestra complete the bottom few octaves of humans’ hearing range. Without it, music sounds shallow and anemic, so it’s no surprise that bass is a requirement of even the most basic hi-fi or home theater system.
Judging by the questions that arrive in my email about bookshelf vs floorstanding speakers and subwoofers, it’s time to cover a few bass basics that even old hands may have overlooked. Log in
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It’s not uncommon for a new subwoofer owner to have problems getting the subwoofer to produce audible output. More often than not, it’s usually a matter of choosing the right menu items in the AV receiver, but there are some simple tests you can make to ensure that the subwoofer itself is activating properly and producing output. Log in
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The Epicenter EP800 is Axiom’s definitive DSP subwoofer and may set a new world standard for ultra-smooth, deep bass extension.
This monster of a subwoofer stands nearly 4 feet tall, and has astonishing output levels, probing the depths of infrasonic response to a remarkable 13 Hz (anechoic), even to 12 Hz in a room!
With 800 watts of power, the EP800 uses two massive 12-inc dual voice-coil drivers running in parallel, producing bass is so low and powerful you’ll have to invite all the neighbors over when you watch a movie.
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The Audioholics Consumer Excellence (CE) Awards program “recognizes the most advanced and forward-thinking products” and they’ve selected the EP800 DSP Sub as Subwoofer of the Year!
“ If you want the ultimate in pure, subterranean bass, the Epicenter EP800 Intelligent DSP Subwoofer delivers. “