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SUBWOOFERS
If you're assembling a home theater, plan on including a subwoofer. Subwoofers are a crucial part of the home theater experience. The subwoofer provides the bass maiking the entire soundtrack feel larger, fuller, and more realistic; it gives special effects like thunder or explosions with a window-rattling punch, sound you can actually feel. A subwoofer is also a wonderful way to enrich music listening, it can round out all types of music. Subwoofers come in two basic types, passive and powered. The passive subwoofers are powered by an external amplifier, in the same fashion as other speakers in your system; the powered subwoofer has a self-contained amplifier which powers the subwoofer taking a lot of the power load away from the amp/receiver and allows the amp/receiver to power the mid-range and tweeters more easily.

Additional subwoofer design variations include front-firing, and down-firing, and the use of ports or passive radiators. Front-firing subwoofers employ a speaker mounted so that it radiates the sound from the side or front of the subwoofer enclosure. Down-firing subwoofers employ a speaker that is mounted so that it radiates downward, towards the floor. In addition, some enclosures employ an additional port, which forces out more air, increasing bass response in a more efficient manner than sealed enclosures. Another type of enclosure utilizes a Passive Radiator in addition to the speaker, instead of a port, to increase efficiency and preciseness. Passive radiators can either be speakers with the voice coil removed, or a flat diaphragm.


All RBH Subwoofers are interchangeable with all RBH Speakers
I-12—Designed to redefine the way you experience bass, the Impression Series I-12 powered subwoofer is absolutely stunning, both audibly and visually. The I-12 is the result of many years of research and development aimed precisely at surpassing the competition’s offerings, even at higher price points. The I-12’s subwoofer driver features RBH’s proven, proprietary aluminum cone technology and adds considerable deep bass performance to your home theater or audio system. The aluminum cone helps the I-12 to deliver extraordinary amounts of accurate, uncompressed, high-fidelity bass with power handling far beyond traditional cone materials; this is due to aluminum’s natural heatsink capabilities, which draws heat away from critical components. Available in two high-gloss finishes, Black Ash or Red Burl, the I-12 isn’t just another black box subwoofer, it’s a piece of fine furniture that demands respect from its listeners.

I-12/e—Designed specifically for those who just can’t get enough bass, the I-12/e powered subwoofer delivers on all accounts. The I-12/e is the Elite version of the Impression Series I-12. The I-12/e features an upgraded, powerful 500 Watt RMS amplifier to help deliver unearthly amounts of deep, refined bass. Like its lower-powered sibling, the I-12/e is absolutely stunning, both audibly and visually. The result of many years of research and development, the I-12/e’s performance surpasses the competition’s offerings, even at higher price points. The I-12/e’s 12-inch aluminum cone subwoofer is nimble enough to respond quickly to changing dynamics in music, yet is strong enough to knock you back squarely in your seat. RBH’s proprietary aluminum cone technology belts out the bass and draws heat away from critical components, which helps to increase power handling while reducing compression. Available in two high-gloss finishes, Black Ash or Red Burl, the I-12/e is not only stunning visually, it commands respect from anyone in its path.

SV-1212NR—The SV-1212NR combines style with brute strength and precision. Dual 12-inch reference aluminum cone subwoofers and a down-firing vent work in unison to give the SV-1212NR an awesome performance boost, leaving the competitionís subwoofers wishing they had more to give. The SV-1212NR is also designed to support the SV-831 monitor speakers for a world-class, audiophile-grade modular speaker system intended for larger, high-end home theater and 2-channel applications.

SV-1212PR—The SV-1212PR is the result of the successful fusion of dual 12-inch reference aluminum cone subwoofers with an integrated, highly efficient 2,400 Watt RMS power amplifier. The SV-1212PR boasts overwhelmingly deep and stalwart bass with clarity not typically found in subwoofers capable of such high output levels. The SV-1212PR is the flagship subwoofer of the Signature SV Series and is the most powerful and highest performance subwoofer that RBH manufactures.

SV-12NR—The reference version of the SV-12N, the SV-12NR employs a long-throw 12-inch reference aluminum cone subwoofer for all-out performance. Adding powerful, reference-grade deep bass to any audio system or home theater is easy with the SV-12NR. For those seeking to add plentiful bass to an audio or home theater system without a built-in amplifier, the SV-12NR is the answer.

SV-12PR—The reference version of the SV-12P, the SV-12PR employs a long-throw 12-inch reference aluminum cone subwoofer and a 500 Watt integrated amplifier built for all-out performance. The glossy cabinet is not only beautiful, it also provides the optimum environment for the subwoofer driver, allowing the SV-12PR to output plenty of clear, powerful, deep bass to any audio or home theater system.

SV-1212N—The SV-1212N combines style with brute strength and precision. Dual 12-inch aluminum cone subwoofers and a bottom-firing vent work in unison to outperform subwoofers costing much more. The SV-1212N non-powered subwoofer is designed to be used with an outboard subwoofer amplifier and is primarily intended for larger home theaters.

SV-1212P—The SV-1212P is the result of a successful fusion of dual 12-inch aluminum cone subwoofers with an integrated 500 Watt RMS power amplifier. The SV-1212P boasts overwhelmingly deep and stalwart bass with clarity not typically found in subwoofers capable of such high output levels. The glossy cabinet features intricate internal bracing, making it not only beautiful but solid as well.

SV-12N—Designed to belt out clear and defined bass, the SV-12N adds powerful, deep bass to any audio system or home theater. The SV-12Nís beautiful gloss cabinet features intricate internal bracing and provides the perfectly tuned environment for its high power 12-inch long-throw aluminum cone subwoofer. The SV-12N requires external amplification, making it ideal for placement in tight corners or areas that cannot be easily accessed.

SV-12P—Built for all-out performance, the SV-12P adds powerful, deep bass to any audio system or home theater. The SV-12P employs a 12-inch aluminum cone subwoofer powered by a built-in 350 Watt amplifier, all housed in a beautiful gloss cabinet featuring intricate internal bracing for optimal performance.

S-8—When space is at a premium, yet remarkable bass performance is the goal, it’s time for the S-8. Sharing the same 150 Watt amplifier as its larger sibling, the S-8 delivers much more than one would think given its small size. The S-8 is recommended for smaller rooms and areas and makes a perfect complement to the CTx models.

S-10—The S-10 provides tight, deep bass from a small footprint. This single 10-inch subwoofer incorporates RBH's award winning aluminum cone woofer technology at an affordable price. The S-10 also uses powerful built in 150 watt amplifier loaded with features. The S-10 is a great choice for adding well- controlled bass for small to moderate size rooms.

S-12—With its integrated amplifier and 12-inch aluminum cone woofer. The S-12 adds detailed, pounding bass to any system. It does all this with a cabinet size that is smaller than you expect. When you want to rock the house without rocking the budget, the S-12 is the perfect choice.

SX-10—The SX-10 powered subwoofer features a 10-inch aluminum cone driver powered by a 300 Watt integrated amplifier. Delivering strong, powerful bass, the SX-10 can be easily incorporated into any audio system. The SX-10/R takes the performance of the SX-10 to the next level, incorporating a referencegrade, long-throw 10-inch driver and a 350 Watt integrated amplifier.

SX-10/R—The SX-10 powered subwoofer features a 10-inch aluminum cone driver powered by a 300 Watt integrated amplifier. Delivering strong, powerful bass, the SX-10 can be easily incorporated into any audio system. The SX-10/R takes the performance of the SX-10 to the next level, incorporating a referencegrade, long-throw 10-inch driver and a 350 Watt integrated amplifier.

SX-12—Built for all-out performance, the SX-12 adds powerful, deep bass to any audio system or home theater. The SX-12 employs a 12-inch aluminum cone driver powered by a 300 Watt integrated amplifier. A reference-level upgrade to the SX-12, the SX-12/R employs a long-throw 12-inch driver and a 350 Watt integrated amplifier.

SX-1212N—The SX-1212N combines style with brute strength and precision. Dual 12-inch aluminum cone woofers and a bottom-firing vent work in unison to outperform subwoofers costing much more. The SX-1212N non-powered subwoofer is designed to be used with an outboard subwoofer amplifier. As part of the Signature SX Series configuration, the SX-1212N is designed to support larger home theaters.

SX-1212P—The SX-1212P is the result of the successful fusion of dual 12-inch aluminum cone woofers with an integrated 500 Watt RMS power amplifier. The SX-1212P boasts overwhelmingly deep and stalwart bass with clarity not typically found in subwoofers capable of such high output levels. The reference version of the SX-1212P, the SX-1212P/R boasts a total continuous power of 2400 Watts RMS. All that power is fed into dual 12-inch reference long-throw woofers to make the SX-1212P/R the most powerful and highest performance subwoofer that RBH manufactures.

SX-12/R—Built for all-out performance, the SX-12 adds powerful, deep bass to any audio system or home theater. The SX-12 employs a 12-inch aluminum cone driver powered by a 300 Watt integrated amplifier. A reference-level upgrade to the SX-12, the SX-12/R employs a long-throw 12-inch driver and a 350 Watt integrated amplifier.

SX-1212N/R—The SX-1212N/R combines style with brute strength and precision. Dual 12-inch aluminum cone woofers and a down-firing vent work in unison to outperform subwoofers costing much more. Reference grade 12-inch aluminum cone woofers give the SX-1212N/R an awesome performance boost, leaving the competitions subwoofers wishing they had more to give. As part of the Signature SX Series configuration the SX-1212N/R is designed to support larger home theater applications.

SX-1212P/R—The SX-1212P/R is the result of the successful fusion of dual 12-inch aluminum cone woofers with an integrated 2400 Watt RMS power amplifier. The SX-1212P/R boasts overwhelmingly deep and stalwart bass with clarity not typically found in subwoofers capable of such high output levels. With the power fed into dual 12-inch long-throwing woofers this makes the SX-1212P/R one the most powerful and highest performance subwoofer that RBH manufactures.

SX-88—This is no ordinary 8-inch subwoofer. The SX-88 features dual 8-inch long-throw woofers and a built-in 300 Watt amplifier and packs a real punch! An excellent addition to any audio or home theater system, this modest-sized powered subwoofer disappears into nearly any decor. Despite its small size, this modest powerhouse delivers remarkable bass down to 35Hz!