Sealed vs Ported: Which Subwoofer is Right for You?
5 Benefits of Running Dual Subwoofers
Subwoofer Calibration: Getting the Bass Just Right
4 Things to Listen for When Choosing Speakers for Home Audio
5 Things to Listen for When Choosing the Best Home Theater Subwoofer
How to Choose the Best Speaker for Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D
4 Reasons to go with Dual (or more) Subwoofers
Home Audio: Choosing Between Bookshelf and Tower Speakers
Ported vs. Sealed Subwoofers: 4 Things to Consider
• Number 1: Sound Quality
• Number 2: Playback Levels
• Number 3: Visual Impact
• Number 4: Room Size
Dolby Atmos and DTSX Take Immersive Audio to New Heights
Why High-Quality Speaker Wire and Audio Cables Matter
Why Home Theater Surround Sound is Better Than a Soundbar

Above: Sealed subwoofers are generally more compact, but typically deliver slightly less output than ported subwoofers.

>> Number 3: Visual Impact

Among sealed and ported subwoofers with the same size driver, the sealed subwoofer is likely to be more compact and offer a cube-like design that blends more easily into listening rooms with less visual impact and floor space required. The extra cabinet space required by ported subwoofers allows them to play slightly deeper and louder, but also gives them a bigger footprint and overall presence in the room.


Go To: Number 4: Room Size >>