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    Monolith by Monoprice 10" THX Select Certified 500 Watt Powered Subwoofer
    Product # 24456
    $499.99
    Out of Stock ETA: 8/28/2018

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    Model 24456
    Woofer 10" cone
    Cone Material 2 layer long fiber pulp/glass fiber cone
    Voice Coil 60mm with high temperature aluminum wire and black anodized aluminum bobbin
    Surround FEA optimized NBR (nitrile budadiene rubber)
    Motor FEA optimized, undercut T-pole focused field
    Magnet Ceramic Y35, 2 pcs total 125 oz.
    Xmax 18mm (one-way)
    Xmech 78mm (peak-to-peak)
    Enclosure Sealed or vented HDF cabinet with horizontal and vertical bracing
    Finish Black Ash
    Amplifier Class D 500Wrms  / 900W Peak Power
    Frequency Response (-6dB) Sealed Vented
         Extended EQ 28-200Hz 18-200Hz
         THX EQ 31-200Hz 20-200Hz
    Harmonic Distortion <1% 20-100Hz (90dB @ 1m)
    Variable Level Control +15/-20dB
    Crossover Inline/Bypass variable 40-160Hz
    Inputs RCA (2), XLR
    Outputs XLR
    Signal Turn On Selectable always on/auto
    Auto Turn Off 30 minutes
    Dimensions (H x W x D) 18.9" x 15" x 19.7" (480 x 380 x 500mm)
    Net Weight 72.5 lbs. (32.9 kg)
    Gross Weight 93.9 lbs. (42.6 kg)
     

     

     

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    Can you add maximum SPL in the various modes (THX, etc.) to the spec sheets for all of these new subwoofers? Thanks!
    Jason G on Sep 2, 2017
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    BEST ANSWER: We will be adding CEA-2010 @2M burst and RMS measurements by frequency in the near future.
    For long term, is a pair of tens as good as the twelves at normal listening levels? Main application music. And what is the trade off in sealed mode vs using an actual high quality sealed subwoofer? And how accurate musically is vented mode vs sealed?
    A shopper on Sep 21, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: All the Monolith subwoofers are very musical, and I think you will find them to be tight, even in ported mode. The main trade off in sealed vs ported is output down low.
    Under the "Full Specs" section the the frequency response is listed as 31-200Hz sealed with THX EQ, however in the manual it is stated as 20-200Hz for the same configuration. Which is correct?
    New User U on Nov 18, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: We have posted the CEA-2010 measurements for all modes.
    Is the 10" driver cast or stamped steel?
    A shopper on Oct 31, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: All the Monolith subwoofer drivers are cast aluminum not stamped steel.
    Are the in-house CEA-2010 numbers listed in THX mode or Extended mode?
    A shopper on Mar 4, 2018
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    For a 20x20 room, would two 10” or one 12” be better?
    A shopper on Feb 6, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: As a general rule for subwoofer coverage, its better to have 2 subs providing coverage than just one. Two subs will help provide more even coverage at the listening position and provide a wider listening position. Also, with two subs, any modes or standing waves can be dealt with a lot easier with 2 subs than just one. Subs are generally non-directional: your ear cannot tell where sound below 40 hz is coming from. Placing 2 gives you better chances of great sound.
    is there financing?
    A shopper on Dec 2, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Not by Monoprice.
    How are you connecting this sub?
    A shopper on Apr 29, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: LFE out on AV receiver to LFE in on subwoofer.
    is there a dedicated on and off switch ?
    New User U on Jan 1, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: Yes. There’s a switch that turns on power to the unit as well as a standby on/off toggle. This sets the subwoofer to either turn off after 30 minutes, or to remain on until you turn off the power switch.
    How to daisy chain a pair, or 4?
    A shopper on Sep 15, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: You would need to daisy chain by utilizing the XLR pass through for 2 or 4 subwoofers.
    Would it be better to get to 10" for a room that is 25 x 15 ( about 3000 cubic ft) or one 12"?
    A shopper on Sep 10, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: I would go with two of the 10 inch twos always better than one. I own 1 10 in monolith I'm getting one more I can't imagine what the two subs will do together the one by itself shakes my house!
    4.6 / 5.0
    9 Reviews
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    Awesome subwoofers
    I have two monolith 10inch subwoofers. Using balanced inputs these are some of the best subs I have heard/felt. They are day and night difference over another brand I have. The bass is clean and accurate. Musical basslines rollout right. Highly recommend these. Alway go dual if you can.
    December 16, 2017
    Purchased
    6 months ago
    Monolith Power!
    I purchased the monolith 10. I was using two Polk 505’s. I wondered before purchasing how much better could one 10 do against two 300 watt 12’s. Wow! The monolith 10 is a beast! Plays cleaner with more depth. The sound quality is outstanding. The power is all there. I will get another one just to improve the room having equal sweet spots. My family thinks I am crazy become the monolith has out preformed two subs. Buy it! My friend could not believe the sound quality. Outstanding purchase.
    January 14, 2018
    Purchased
    5 months ago
    Nice, Clean Punch
    I'll preface by saying I'm no audiophile, but a very discerning "pro-sumer." I have an ear for quality sound, and won't settle for thin or inaccurate sound. This sub is phenomenal! Listening to classical and instrumental music, the performance was clean and uniform (Cellos sounded particularly accurate- a feat I find even expensive subs struggle with.) Movie scores sounded majestic, and explosions from games or movies literally shook the wall! (When the wife allowed it to be that loud...) It punches deep when needed (explosions and such) and preforms clean and accurate (music.) Clean is the best word I can describe it with: across all frequencies the bass was very smooth. You would definitely need to experiment to your liking with the settings, but you will not be disappointed!
    I will also mention that Monoprice sent me this sub as a Christmas gift! I sent them a letter (poem actually) and they responded in kind with their own poem! The saved Christmas after my former sub gave out. Still, at this price point, this sub is still a steal of deal! Thank you Monoprice for a great product and great gift!
    January 6, 2018
    It looks like a tank!! Everyone that comes over first thing they say is I want to hear that thanks for a great sub
    Wow this monolith is the best sub I've ever had it literally shakes my whole house. i had two psb subs and this one still has more Bass then both. great sub i would recommend it I'm definitely getting one more
    March 8, 2018
    Purchased
    3 months ago
    Can not be beaten in this price category, period.
    I tested this head-to-head, in-home against a competing sub in the same price category, the SVS PB-1000, and the Monolith was the pretty clear winner. Even with an advantage of having a few days break-in the SVS couldn't compete in extension or output without cabinet resonance and port chuffing. The Monolith was better built, ran cooler under the same loads and has some nice higher end features like the XLR inputs. I think it's strengths lie more towards Home Theater and gaming than music but it may warm up and gain a little more character after it's broken in a bit. My room is ~2600 ft^3, carpet and drywall, square-ish. I'm running the THX 10 Select as part of an Atmos 5.1.4 setup and it's more than capable of delivering a visceral experience when watching movies in my opinion. My full writeup is at AVS Forums.
    June 1, 2018
    Purchased
    3 weeks ago
    Well built and high quality
    Packaging was more than enough to deliver the unit unharmed. The woofer is well made and I would definitely order another one for my other sound system. Power okay for smaller rooms, would order the 12 for a larger room.
    June 16, 2018
    Purchased
    1 month ago
    Monolith 10
    While not really needing an another subwoofer I was intrigued by all the good comments and reviews on the new Monolith line. Since the 10" version was the least expensive and would fit in the small space I had, I went with it. So far I'm very impressed with it's performance. It seems to be able to do everything well. Hopefully a year from now I can report back that it's still doing it's thing. I deducted one star in the ratings for the little nubs it uses for feet. I would prefer larger screw in type rubber feet.
    June 1, 2018
    Purchased
    1 month ago
    Great Subwoofer
    I'm very happy with this subwoofer, it sounds great. It has the quality you would expect at this price point. Be warned, it is very large and very heavy, extremely difficult to move. The ESD (static) protection is also not very good,. I shocked it when changing the level and it seemed to go into standby mode for a while, came back though. So, keep yourself grounded. Once it is in place and dialed in, it is a fantastic subwoofer.
    May 26, 2018
    Purchased
    2 months ago
    Great song nosing - beware shipping damage
    Monolith is an apt name. While I haven’t had a chance to test the lease mits of this amp, it is very well constructed and sounds great. Given the weight, there may have been some damage in shipping that I have requested Monoprice’s assistance in resolving (thus the two star reductions n at this point - awaiting a response from Monoprice)
    May 29, 2018
    Purchased
    4 weeks ago

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