8 Inch 60-Watt Powered Subwoofer - Black
    Product # 8248
    8 Inch 60-Watt Powered Subwoofer - Black
    Product # 8248
    $51.99 $60.85
    Length : 8in
    8in 12in
    Wattage : 60W
    150W 60W
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    8 Inch 60-Watt Powered Subwoofer - Black

    This is an 8" powered subwoofer capable of producing 60 watts (RMS) output. The subwoofer has a frequency response range of 50 to 250 Hz with a lowpass crossover filter, which can be adjusted from 50 to 150 Hz. Gain and frequency knobs on the control panel allow you to adjust the crossover filter and the power output for the optimum blend and balance of bass output with your stereo or surround speakers.

    The subwoofer has multiple input options, which allow it to be used with any existing stereo or 5.1 (or greater) amplifier system. For each input there is a corresponding output.

    High-level inputs accept a full-range signal from the amplifier's stereo speaker outputs. When connecting the unit as part of a 5.1 system, these would be taken off the Front Left and Front Right outputs in parallel to the standard pair of front speakers. The subwoofer provides its own power and includes impedance matching circuitry, so this will not reduce the power output to the front speakers or affect the overall impedance load on the amplifier.

    Additionally, the subwoofer has a set of right/left Line Level inputs. If using a standard stereo system, without a special subwoofer output, you can connect these to the left and right line level outputs on the amp. The subwoofer will then combine the signals to process the mono bass signal it needs to drive the speaker. If you are using an amplifier with a single mono subwoofer line level output, simply use an RCA "Y" cable to split the output and send it to the two line level inputs on the subwoofer.

    The subwoofer is housed in an attractive black wood cabinet that measures 13.75" x 11.75" x 11.75" (H x W x D). The driver and a 2 3/4" sound port are located on the front, covered by a black cloth speaker grill.

    An optional "Auto-On" function puts the subwoofer system into power-saving standby mode after about 2 minutes of no audio input detected. Alternatively, the "Auto-On" function can be disabled, allowing the unit to be on whenever the power switch is in the "on" position. A 2 amp/250 volt fuse protects the system from short circuits or power overloads.

    Please note that the manual/data sheet for this subwoofer incorrectly lists the top-end of the crossover as having a frequency of 250 Hz. In fact, the top-end of the crossover is at 150 Hz as listed on the control plate on the back of the speaker. However, the back plate of the unit indicates the low-end of the crossover as being 45 Hz, when it is in fact 50 Hz.

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    Speaker Type 8" High Performance Powered Subwoofer
    Driver 8" Reinforced
    Amplifier Power Output 60 Watts (RMS)
    Frequency Response 50 Hz - 250 Hz
    Lowpass Crossover Adjustable from 50 Hz - 150 Hz
    Functions Power (On/Off)
    Inputs High Level (speaker), Line (RCA)
    Dimensions (H x W x D) 13.75" x 11.75" x 11.75"

    180 Reviews

    87.83% of the reviewers recommend this product


    Works for me! Saving money from massages.

    • Miketannica,
    •  Manitowoc, WI 
    • 10/14/2016 2:49:28 PM

    Pros: Annoys the neighbors for not a lot of money if you are just getting into sub woofers.

    Cons: You bought a 12" sub woofer, of course it is the size of a small ottoman!

    Massages from professionals are expensive and they charge you every time you use them. Stream from your favorite radio streaming service an Electro station with this sub woofer to save money. Foot massage setting starts at 35%, add back massage starting at 50%, and whole body massage starting at 60%. (Setting: room above a basement so floor can vibrate, on a well cushioned couch, paired with 2 tower speakers, has been broken in for about a year now).

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    9723 12" subwoofer

    • Anonymous,
    •  Erie, PA 
    • 9/13/2016 9:35:34 PM

    Pros: Arrived in perfect condition double boxed. Works as advertised in a 2.1 channel setup and a switchable bunch of small bookshelf speakers in a basement listening area. Have crossover set quite high and result is very listenable non boomy low end fill-in to complement the smaller speakers. I'm totally happy with this subwoofer that was so well reviewed by audio experts on the internet. If the power switch does anything more than on and off, you couldn't prove it by me. Using a switchable power strip/surge anyway.

    Cons: None

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    Sweet little sub at such a great price!

    • MoeMoola,
    •  Hudson, FL 
    • 9/11/2016 7:18:52 PM

    Pros: SO good for so little money! Easily adjust the crossover and volume to create seamless full-bodied and remarkably accurate sound at moderate volume.

    Cons: The embarrassment I experience remembering how I used to spend hundreds more to get this level of audio excellence.

    Been loving my Monoprice bookshelf speakers, but wanted to add more accurate bottom to the bass. Moved everything to the master bedroom for (can you believe it?) musical accompaniment to ironing! Seriously, it's got the space and good acoustics. Very pleased, nice boost to (so far) female vocalists, big band, smooth jazz, baroque and chamber music classical, rock and pop, New-Agey environmental acoustic. Play at moderate volume, if cranked the bookshelf speakers get a little too bright on vocals, otherwise sonically superb for the combined cost. Use Pandora through my Chromebook with line input from this cool little $30 amp I found on Amazon. Has transformed an onerous household chore into a pleasant musical interlude.

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    Barely Audible

    • Chris,
    •  Calgary, Alberta 
    • 8/8/2016 1:14:54 PM

    Pros: Good price, vinyl wood finish matches Klipsch 5 speaker system almost identically.

    Cons: Very little volume, and haven't had much audio since day 1. Have it set to +10 dB on receiver and still almost no audio. My Klipsch tower speakers have far more bass (they can rattle the doors in my basement). If I turn the sub on or off I cannot really tell the difference, due the Klipsch covering the problem I didn't even notice it was under performing this badly until re-calibrating the receiver. Noticed almost no volume.

    12" Version connected to Emotiva Fusion 8100 receiver.

    Have it cranked to full, almost no volume. Maybe I got a dud, but this sub has never really performed. Luckily my tower speakers can product fair bass.

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    Save a little more, buy a bigger sub

    • Gallardo,
    •  El Paso, TX 
    • 7/31/2016 8:37:52 AM

    Pros: The auto-on feature

    Cons: Amp is not strong enough. Bottoms out at higher volumes.

    I thought this sub would suffice but I was not impressed at all. At low volumes you cant even tell its on, I actually think it shuts itself off. Who knows, maybe its defective. At higher volumes it bottoms out real quick and sounds a bit distorted. Moreso the louder you go. I have to leave it at a lower volume which totally defeats the purpose of having a subwoofer in my opinion. I would not recommend this, not even as a starter subwoofer.

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