2015 Top Picks Of the Year Subwoofers


Paradigm Seismic 110 Subwoofer
(June) A sophisticated 10-inch driver with dual cones and a corrugated rubber surround, driven by an 850-watt Class D amp, help the Seismic 110 deliver incredibly powerful, tight bass in a very cool-looking and remarkably compact cylindrical form factor. $1,650, paradigm.com

Hsu Research VTF-1 MK2 Subwoofer
(September) Despite its low cost, the 10-inch VTF-1 MK2 offers up Hsu’s unusually complete kit of tuning controls and, in the words of reviewer Daniel Kumin, “goes shockingly low and loud.” $459, hsuresearch.com

Elac S10EQ Subwoofer (January 2016 issue, watch for our review.)
(January) This sophisticated, 10-inch sub with its app-based controls and integrated room correction was a top performer when mated with Elac’s new Debut speaker kit (See “Value” category). $500, elac.us

Traveler's picture

No OLED? From what I've read in the past QD is supposed to be a cheap but inferior technology, nice to find out that it's performing better than advertised (such a rarity).

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It is our list of standout products reviewed in the 2015 calendar year.
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