Large, and substantial, Klipsch’s SW subwoofer has the power, but we found that it lost its way when faced with complexity Tested at £. Find great deals for Klipsch Sw Powered Subwoofer Sub Woofer Speaker Sw Shop with confidence on eBay!. Klipsch SW overview and full product specs on CNET.

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If your sub is making port noises like it’s gulping airthat means it is getting pushed too hard. Post 4 of 6. This tends to optimize the sensitivity of the amp for the output from the receiver. Post 6 of 6. Physical Characteristics Width On some movies the bass output was so strong and meaty that it seemed that a much bigger woofer was in the system.

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Bass notes are weightier, tighter and have a clearer, more pristine appearance. The SW provides a low-pass crossover control from 40Hz to Hz with a convenient bypass controla volume controland a phase control.

You klipshc need to run Audyssey multiple times, adjusting the sub, to achieve that. The former could be a factor in systems lacking bass adjustment control, while the latter could help bass performance in some systems by eliminating a needless crossover.

Klipsch Sw-450 Powered Subwoofer Sub Woofer Speaker Sw450

An example is the blu ray of latest spider man where the woofer shook not only my room but also its housing resulting in wind type noises along with the bass. This is very wrong specially considering my old cheap Sony SA-W sub did not pass wind like Klipsch does. No, create an account now. My setup details are as under: The SW’s extension and sense of weight was especially impressive. Dw450 addition to its prodigious loudspeaker lineup featuring a tremendous variety of models over many different lkipsch, Klipsch also offers seventeen subwoofer products covering architectural, commercial, and consumer categories.


Dec 27, at 2: Also, did you rerun Audyssey when you hooked it up and replace your Sony sub? I am in a bind i bought Klipsch SW from here after reading some good review. Post 1 of 6. On music, the SW had some limitations, mainly in the areas of speed, definition, and accuracy.

Is the extra power the culprit, is the cable the culprit?? On the rear panel, there’s also a bass reflex port big enough to swallow up your average rabbit, so just make sure every pet is accounted for before you switch it on.

We’ve tried to hit all the product categories and price points. Against Can lose its way with more complex basslines. I am also using it as a 5.

Klipsch SW Powered Subwoofer Reviewed

Continue to Page 2. Dec 27, at 9: I have a fairly large living room probably 20ft x 30ft and klippsch wondering what the outcome was with the KLIPSCH SW or if there was a better sub you could recommend for the same price point? In fact, if you have a sub out in the room away from any walls, then it probably won’t perform as well because of the lack of boundary reinforcement.

It provided more than enough output and weight, but not enough speed and control to cover all of the nuances of music material. For Substantial and weighty sound understated looks. See all our subwoofer Best Buys.

Another issue at play here overall is the SW’s lack of a high-pass crossover and inclusion of a low-pass crossover bypass. Doesn’t hurt to put a downfiring sub near a wall. Page 1 Page 2. Post 2 of 6. Read more on Page 2. Klpisch, my password is: Brent Butterworth tests the new SBUltra, a sealed-box design with a inch woofer and a 1,watt Class D amplifier.


We hope you enjoy our Best of list. And with Audyssey, it is best to set the gain volume on the back of the sub so that Audyssey determines a sub channel level close to 0db.

Klipsch SW Overview – CNET

The SW provides both high-level inputs via gold-plated, five-way binding posts and low-level inputs via stereo RCA jacks, one of which can be used for an LFE signalbut no high-pass crossover outputs.

Latest Subwoofer Reviews May The SW can lose its way at times with more complex basslines and there’s klkpsch little rattle from the cabinet when it’s pushed hard, but this is still klipsfh very capable option. Share This Page Tweet. Measuring 17 inches high by 14 inches wide by New Klipsch SW Subwoofer bass is all over the place??

Depending on the size of your room and how loud you are running your system, you may sw540 a bigger sub. Mar 12, at 2: This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in klkpsch you register. Do you already have an account? So those with small speakers or a need to match a subwoofer to the system’s speakers will have to use the processor’s crossover, an external crossover, or simply use the SWs controls to fine-tune the bass response to the system’s other speakers.