What do subwoofer specs mean?

The specifications often indicate this with “-3dB” or “-6dB”. In our example, the specs indicate that the subwoofer has started rolling off significantly at 25hz, and at this frequency, the volume will be 6dB lower (half as loud) compared to the main frequency range where the subwoofer has a flat response.

What is a good subwoofer frequency range?

about 20–200 Hz
The typical frequency range for a subwoofer is about 20–200 Hz for consumer products, below 100 Hz for professional live sound, and below 80 Hz in THX-certified systems. Subwoofers are never used alone, as they are intended to augment the low-frequency range of loudspeakers that cover the higher frequency bands.

How many watts is a Alpine 12 inch subwoofer?

Alpine W12S4 12″ 750 Watt Peak 250 Watt RMS 4-Ohm Car Audio Subwoofer Sub.

What should my subwoofer settings be?

If you’re using the subwoofer in a stereo or computer system, just set the subwoofer volume so that it sounds the best from the chair you usually sit in to listen. The sound should be neither boomy nor thin. You can also change the subwoofer volume on the fly to suit whatever music or movies you’re listening to.

What is subwoofer SD specs?

Sd: The surface area of the cone measured in square centimeters. Vd: This is the maximum amount of linear volume displacement the subwoofer is able to produce. It is the total air volume the subwoofer’s cone will move, measured in cubic meters.

What does QMS mean for subwoofers?

Qms is the mechanical Q, which measures the control from the speaker’s mechanical suspension system, the surround and spider. Think of these components as springs. Qes is the electrical Q, which measures the control from the speaker’s electrical suspension, the voice coil and magnet.

What frequency is punchy bass?

Member. For a perceived punchy bass boost 80-120Hz and cut everything below 60Hz.