Top 10 Best Subwoofers Review

Best Subwoofer for Music

Best Subwoofers Review

Modern subwoofers provide superior bass and dynamic frequencies. It’s the type of effect you’ll get at concerts and movie theaters.

Here are my picks for the best subwoofers available online.

#1.) JBL Studio Subwoofer (LSR310S)
#2.) QSC Powered Subwoofer (KW181)
#3.) JBL XLF Subwoofer (**sync w/ 
mobile phone!)
#4.) AudioEngine A2+ Powered System
#5.) Yamaha Powered Subwoofer (DXS18)
#6.) QSC Subwoofer 2-Way Speaker (K10)
#7.) Yamaha Studio Subwoofer (HS8)

#8.) Electro-Voice Subwoofer (EKX-18S)
#9-10) Coming soon!

** FYI  subwoofer links go to Amazon (which typically has the best prices)

✅ Top #1 Pick: JBL Studio Subwoofer (10-inch)

JBL Subwoofer

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JBL Studio Subwoofer is one of the most popular sellers online— great for home theater systems!

One of the things I love the most is your ability to adjust input sensitivity + polarity (more precise sound)

JBL’s new XLF Setting (Extended Low Frequency) lets you hear tracks w/ an augmented basscommon in modern theaters and clubs.

⭐⭐ Best Subwoofer for Bass Tuning ⭐⭐

Buyers love its superior sound + the noticeable difference w/ effects requiring a deep, dynamic bass

Compared to others on my list, the JBL Studio Subwoofer is affordable. (power cords + studio monitors are included in the price!)

Excellent online reviews and affordable price make it a solid choice!

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#2.) QSC Powered Subwoofer (18-inch)

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QSC Powered Subwoofer is one of the most expensive subwoofers on my list – but it has lots of positive buyer reviews.

As a 1000-watt subwoofer it’s extremely powerful — comes w/ built-in handles to make it more portable.

Sound quality is exceptional — most purchased for their home entertainment systems, but also bought by professional DJ’s who praised it for low-frequency bass sound.

Controls on the back let you adjust the mode + polarity.

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#3.) JBL XLF Subwoofer (18-inch)

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JBL Extended Low Frequency (XLF) Subwoofer is the best 18-inch subwoofer on my list.

Best part — it’s WiFi enabled.

Sync w/ your phone and you’re able to play music from your Spotify or iTunes. (control sound level + subwoofer bass through mobile!)

Great for bands or people who enjoy music w/ an “extra kick”!

For sound it’s a high-performance subwoofer, with 1500 watts of power.

DSP and XLR ¼” inputs make let you easily connect: televisions, additional speakers, mixers, etc.

Buyers love its stylish design and exceptional low-frequency bass quality — it’s unique versatility can suit both personal or professional sound systems.

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#4.) AudioEngine A2+ Powered Speaker System

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Most affordable subwoofer on my list is the Audioengine A2+ Speaker System.

While it may be lower-priced, the Audioengine subwoofer has positive buyer reviews — great option for home entertainment systems!

A2 model uses 60 watts ofpower and features A/B analog amplifiers — this provides a warmer bass sound than others.

Many buyers purchased it for their desktop and laptop computers (USB port connectivity)

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#5.) Yamaha Powered Subwoofer (DXS18)

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Whether you’re using it at home or at a public function, the Yamaha DXS15 MKII Powered Subwoofer is designed for bottom-heavy audio.

It’s a heavy subwoofer, but has a high volume range

Great subwoofer for music (live playing) + home entertainment systems (excellent for action movies!)

It’s surprisingly affordable for such a high-quality subwoofer. However it’s one of the newer models on the market.

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#6.) QSC Subwoofer 2-Way Speaker (K10)

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For an affordable 1000-watt subwoofer, the QSC K10 is a fantastic option.

Its steel grille overlay on the front provides a sleek facade that will let this speaker blend with any theater system. There’s also an optional LED light for the front that can be turned on when the speaker is operating.

Power chord has a V-lock system to prevent it from being unplugged accidentally –easy to connect w/ audio equipment through XLR and RCA inputs.

At 31 pounds, this is a speaker option that’s easier to move that still provides exceptional sound quality at an affordable price.

Buyers love it for home theater systems!

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#7.) Yamaha Studio Subwoofer (HS8)

Yamaha HS8 Subwoofer

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Yamaha HS8 Subwoofer comes w/ a built-in 150-watt amplifier.

Woofer and tweeter each have their own dedicated amp system, which contributes to the exceptional performance.

LOW CUT and HIGH CUT controls allow users to set the subwoofer to suit their specific audio needs. 

Can also be connected to smartphones and computers. HS8 subwoofer is designed for noise reduction — one of the reasons it has a lots of positive buyer reviews.

Buyers love its crisp, clear sound and dynamic bass frequencies

Multiple size variations — personally I like the wider, shorter model — easy access to all ports and fits on a shelf (for home theaters)

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#8.) Electro-Voice Subwoofer (EKX-18S)

ElectroVoice Subwoofer

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Electro-Voice Subwoofer includes in the design are built-in handles and threaded pole sockets for mounting speakers.

This subwoofer has 1600 watts of power. People purchased this subwoofer to use it as part of their home theater system and for public events for large groups of people and found that it did a great job meeting their audio needs.

At just over 89 pounds, this subwoofer is a heavy-duty model that produces high-quality sound.

Lots of positive buyer reviews online.

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** I’ll be adding #9-10 best subwoofers soon. Stay tuned!

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