If you’ve been to a friend’s home with a great home theater setup and you’ve been cleaned of your seat by the movie soundtrack, you’ve experienced the current rage in stereo equipment-the subwoofer!
For best experience you need a subwoofer with a soundbar.
A subwoofer recreates the most affordable of all sound tones. It even produces sound waves too low for a human to hear. We simply feel the thumping in our bodies. This is the job of the subwoofer. So you can use soundbar without subwoofer.
Two Kinds of Subwoofer
An active subwoofer has an integrated powered amplifier to assist increase the power entering into the subwoofer.
This e xtra power permits a bigger and louder sound. It takes power from another source, normally another amplifier or the car or home receiver. An active subwoofer is typically simpler to setup as you have less cables and setups to handle.
A passive subwoofer needs some ability in evaluating how best to cable the subwoofer to the remainder of the parts.
If you are searching for a simple way to include some deep bass to your home theater setup, then choose an active subwoofer.
Normally all you need to do is to plug the amplifier into an Air Conditioning outlet, and run a number of cables for the sound input.
Expenses for Subwoofers
There is an excellent series of costs for a subwoofer. You can get a great quality, name-brand subwoofer beginning around $50. And the expense of the subwoofer is just part of the formula.
Keep in mind, if you opt for a passive subwoofer, you will require an amplifier and perhaps a crossover filter to drive the speaker. You will also require subwoofer cables to link the speaker to your audio system.