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6. Subwoofers > 48. Learn Sub Talk

Learn Sub Talk

Before diving into subwoofer placement and optimization, you need to understand the basic terminology. This is more than just background; it will help you isolate problems with your subs, and even spur you on toward considering building your own sub one day.

More often than not, home theater consumers think of a subwoofer as just another speaker. Although that might be true in some senses, you’re better off considering subs as a completely different category. This perspective dovetails with the very nomenclature of the system; it’s not a six-channel system, it’s a 5.1 system (with the subwoofer being the “.1”). You need to consider different factors when choosing a sub, but first, let’s get some basic terms under your belt.


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