EP800 Subwoofer

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EP800 Subwoofer
$2,580.00

Ultra-smooth, deep bass extension at astonishing output levels, probing the depths of infrasonic response.

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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 at astonishing output levels, probing the depths of infrasonic response to a remarkable 13 Hz (anechoic), even to 12 Hz in a room!

"The EP800 proved to be the deepest-playing, most powerful subwoofer I've ever heard. . . I experienced wall-shaking bass that rattled my light fixtures."
-- Vince Hanada, SoundStage!

 Like its stunningly-reviewed brothers, the EP500 and EP600, the new EP800 uses XLF (an Intelligent DSP chip) but applies that digital control to a new sealed enclosure with two huge dual-voice-coil 12-inch aluminum drivers, a larger amplifier (800 watts) and a new custom digital code written by its chief designer, Axiom founder Ian Colquhoun. The result further extends bass response and increases output to heretofore never achieved levels in subwoofer performance.

12-inch woofer driver
EP800 Amplifier Plate

The Deepest. This subwoofer goes down to 13 Hz (anechoic response), creating sound so deep you may not “hear” it in the conventional sense but you’ll sure as heck feel it! It’s like the ominous rumble and shaking that precedes a real earthquake. But rest assured, your house will remain intact. Only your senses will reverberate (and perhaps the crystal in the china cabinet!). The EP800 is the first subwoofer to ever achieve bass extension to 13 Hz anechoically, in a room with no boundaries.

The Smoothest. The Intelligent DSP wants things to go smoothly all the time - no bumps in the road. Using a digital roadmap, the special algorithm controls every frequency from 13 Hz to 150 Hz, never deviating more than 1 dB through this entire range. With the EP800 you won't get one-note thumpy disco bass - you'll get clean, awesomely powerful bass that mines the furthest reaches of human hearing and brings staggering realism to DVD and Blu-ray movie soundtracks as well as music of every genre. Bass drum and pipe organ will be reproduced as if you’re in the concert hall or cathedral, and contemporary rock will have the driving bass power you experience at the best of live concerts.

The Cleanest Loudest Bass. The EP800 plays louder than a live performance at Carnegie Hall or at a rock concert-- an amazing 125 dB Sound Pressure Level! Don't worry about distortion - the Intelligent DSP won't allow it. Instead, it tightly controls the signals to the 800-watt power amplifier and two massive 12-inch aluminum drivers with dual 3-inch voice coils to provide you with peak performance, never going over the edge into distortion. Crank it up - XLF makes the EP800 unbreakable!

"If you want the ultimate in pure, subterranean bass, the Epicenter EP800 Intelligent DSP Subwoofer delivers."
-- Audioholics.com, upon awarding it Subwoofer of the Year  

To get a truly audiophile ultra-deep bass experience you need a powerful amplifier (800 watts), two massive woofers and a big sealed enclosure - and the EP800 is three for three. Available in upright configuration or a convenient horizontal configuration that is perfect for under screens or behind couches. If you want the ultimate in pure, subterranean bass, the Epicenter EP800 Intelligent DSP Subwoofer delivers.

You don't have to take our word for it - audition this sub in your own home. The EP800 comes with a 30-day in-home trial, an industry-leading five-year warranty and free shipping.

 

Also available in Horizontal Configuration in Customize Yours
EP600 DSP Subwoofer - Horizontal Configuration
Questions We Get All the Time

What size room does this work in?

Best For: Living rooms, great rooms and dedicated home theaters.

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Specifications

All Axiom Subwoofers feature:

  • High-Powered Amplifier

  • Dynamic Power Supply

  • Ultra High-Power Woofer Design

  • XLF Intelligent Digital Signal Processing
  • Balanced In and Out

Enclosure Sealed
Woofer 12" x 2
Dimensions H W D (inches) 45.5 x 14.75 x 18
Dimensions H W D (mm) 1156 x 375 x 455
0 & 180 Phase Adjust Yes
Balanced In and Out Yes
Crossover Adjust Positions 5
Die Cast Woofer Basket Yes
DSP Amplitude Response Control Yes
Frequency Graph
Frequency Response (+/-3dB) Hz 12 - 150
High Level In Yes
Line In and Out Yes
Low Frequency Response to -10dB Hz 10
Max SPL Anechoic 114
Max SPL In-room 124
Power Watts Continuous RMS 800
Power Watts Peak Dynamic 1600
Weight in Kilos 50
Weight in Pounds 110
Frequency Graph Frequency Graph
EP800 Subwoofer

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"'This is no mere subwoofer - it's The Hand of Zeus.'"
Chris Eberle, Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity
Professional Ratings & Reviews
"The EP800 v3 subwoofer took the Epic 80-800 system over the top. This subwoofer was so good, it left me begging for more."
- Vince Hanada, SoundStageExperience.com
"This is no mere subwoofer – it's The Hand of Zeus. From the opening credits I knew the EP800 was going to be different than any sub I'd heard previously. . . This is easily the lowest-playing sub I've ever experienced."
- Chris Eberle, Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity
"The EP800 delivers a staggering 125 dB sound pressure level, meaning that it can generate more sound than a live rock concert. If you are an audiophile looking for the best, cleanest sound, then the Axiom EP800 v3 subwoofer is the new high water mark to strive for."
- Digital Trends
"the EP800 v3 came closer to that reality than I'd heard in my room. Watching this scene, I could feel the air moving across my legs . . . The EP800 proved to be the deepest-playing, most powerful subwoofer I've ever heard."
- Vince Hanada, SoundStage!
"I am now convinced that the EP stands for “Earth Pulsator”. The bass that the EP800 puts out is deep, rich, solid, very tight, impactful and unblemished. I was easily able to go from two subs to the single EP800 once I found the sweet spot and haven’t looked back."
- Dale Rasco, HomeTheaterShack.com
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Customer Comments
Then it was time to turn on the EP800... WOOOOOOOOOOOOW!!!! To all of those who I'd doubted when they proclaimed the EP800 could tear down the walls and I countered by saying I didn't think it was that powerful of a sub.... my deepest apologies! I guess I just hadn't heard it in the right surroundings.

Overpowering? Check. Earth shaking? Check. Ear drum bursting??? CHECK!!!

I very much do consider the EP800 as an amp that can shake a house to its foundation!
- Micah C., IN
Sub sounds insane!!!
- Jamaal H., GA
I agree with every ounce of my being with the other posters! Just get it. You'll love it, without a doubt!!
- Austin D., QC
My third Sub (tried Energy and Velodyne), finally one that integrates seamlessly with my main speakers. Accurate informative and detailed bass, well done Axiom.
Now, it is a little big. So the WAF (wife acceptance factor) may be an issue? But if I have to choose….the SUB stays :)
- simon F., ON

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