A subwoofer is a key element in every home theater system. The reason is that most of the speakers which are part of the home theater system, are fairly small and don’t reproduce very low frequencies well. Instead of adding a low-frequency speaker for every satellite speaker, it is absolutely sufficient to purchase a single subwoofer. The reason for this is that the human hearing is unable to discern the direction of low-frequency signal components. Therefore, having a single subwoofer will have to same effect as having speakers with a very good low-frequency response. Usually, the woofer which is part of the subwoofer is much larger than the mid—range speaker elements.
For the above reasons, a subwoofer can be placed almost anywhere. However, since the subwoofers fairly bulky, it makes sense to purchase a wireless subwoofer which can be placed anywhere within the room. Whenever placing the subwoofer, the sound waves should not be obstructed by cabinets and other obstacles. Also, make sure that the placement is firm so that there will be no vibrations …Read More