A Big Speaker for a Big Job

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Why are most subwoofers so large?

A Big Speaker for a Big Job

To reproduce big sound waves you need a BIG speaker or a BIG amplifier and a very long excursion speaker. Modern subwoofers range in size from 8 inches to over 18 inches. For the same low frequency response, the efficiency is linearly related to the box size. So, for twice the efficicency, you need twice as big box.

   

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