8 inch Subwoofers

Experience a new dimension of sound with our 8 inch Subwoofers. More than just products, they are portals to deep, immersive bass that transforms your vehicle into a haven of acoustic bliss. Designed for those who don't just listen to music but feel it, our collection is a harmonious blend of top-notch performance and excellence.

Discover subwoofers that produce crisp, potent bass notes, turning every beat into a vivid sensory experience. Our range, varying in size, style, and power, caters to all audiophile preferences, seamlessly integrating with your car's ambiance. Beyond their robust build and sleek aesthetics, these subwoofers promise a long-lasting, enveloping sound experience.

Elevate your driving to a live concert experience with our 8 inch Subwoofers. This isn't merely about sound—it's about creating a superior experience with each journey. Our selection embodies a dedication to quality, transforming every trip into a melodious adventure. Embark on this auditory expedition and redefine your car's sound system.

Customize your car's audio with the perfect subwoofer. Find your ideal match in our Car Subwoofers collection.

8 Inch Subwoofer Collection

The ARC Series subwoofer, engineered by one of the top acoustical engineers in the United States, represents a breakthrough in high-end car audio performance. It offers an exceptional balance of sound quality and powerful bass, suitable for both enthusiasts and audiophiles. The design caters to small to moderate-sized enclosures, ensuring dynamic power handling without compromising vehicle interior space. Ideal for sound quality aficionados, the ARC series is versatile enough for use in infinite baffle setups. Key features include a high-temperature black anodized voice coil, linear design for consistent dynamics at various volumes, a one-piece molded rubber surround, and a stamped steel basket. Available in dual 2 or 4-ohm configurations, it's designed for sealed and ported enclosures with a mounting depth of 4", cutout diameter of 7.25", and varying enclosure sizes from 0.25 to 0.5 cu ft. The ARC Series is a perfect choice for a customized and high-quality audio experience.

Key Features:

• Engineered in the USA: Designed by a leading car audio acoustical engineer.

• Stamped Steel Basket: Adds to the durability and quality of the subwoofer.

• Linear Design: Maintains sound dynamics at both low and high volumes.

• One-Piece Molded Rubber Surround: Provides robust and consistent performance.

• Versatile Configurations: Available in dual 2 or 4-ohm options, suitable for different enclosure sizes.

The Eton PW8 8 inch Subwoofer, engineered in Germany, sets a new standard in the realm of audio quality. It combines robust power and meticulous precision, making it an ideal choice for audiophiles and music enthusiasts. This subwoofer features a unique 3D deformed metal basket for enhanced rigidity, a pressed and coated paper diaphragm, and long excursion surround for deep and dynamic bass. With a power handling of 300 W RMS and 400 W music power, and a sound pressure level of 81 dB, it ensures a rich and immersive sound experience. The dual 2 ohm voice coil is designed for resilience and maximum output. Additional features include ferrite magnets with a large core bore for effective cooling, high-quality iron parts, and valuable clamp terminals for a secure connection. The Eton PW8's design, weighing 4.6 kg with a silicone cover, offers superior sound quality and robust performance, making it an unrivaled choice for those seeking top-notch sound dynamics.

Key Features:

• German Engineering: Ensures high-performance sound dynamics and precision.

• 3D Formed Metal Basket: Provides optimal rigidity and durability.

• Pressed and Coated Paper Diaphragm: Produces a powerful, warm sound character.

• Long Excursion Surround: Allows for dynamic sound and extremely low bass.

Power Handling: 300 W RMS and 400 W music power, with a sound pressure level of 81 dB.

The Audiomobile Evo 2408 8 inch Subwoofer is a groundbreaking addition to the 8-inch subwoofer category, embodying the perfect fusion of power and compact design. Engineered with Audiomobile's advanced technologies, it incorporates the proprietary Stasis Manifold Gap (SMG) and a sleek SLX cast Aluminum frame, delivering exceptional performance at an affordable price. This subwoofer is tailored for sealed enclosures, ensuring superb sound quality even in confined spaces. It stands out with its unique SMG technology, enhancing the magnetic gap and featuring an innovative air-flow cooling system. Versatile in application, the Evo 2408 is compatible with various enclosure types including vented and infinite baffle setups. It offers a range of features like dual or single 4 ohm impedance options, a 251 to 350 RMS power recommendation, and impressive frequency response. The subwoofer also boasts detailed T/S parameters, making it an ideal choice for audiophiles or those looking to upgrade their audio system without compromising on space.

Key Features:

• Compact and Powerful: Ideal for small spaces without sacrificing sound quality.

• High-Quality Construction: Features a low-profile SLX cast Aluminum frame.

• Optimal Sound in Sealed Enclosures: Delivers impressive audio in compact enclosures.

• Proprietary SMG Technology: Enhances magnetic gap for improved performance.

Versatile Enclosure Compatibility: Suitable for sealed, vented, and infinite baffle setups.

The Eton Graphit 8" Subwoofers, offered in 2-ohm (GRAPHIT 8-2) and 4-ohm (GRAPHIT 8-4) models, are a testament to Eton's over 35 years of expertise in loudspeaker construction. Made in Germany, these subwoofers are synonymous with durability and high-performance standards. Both models are meticulously crafted for superior bass performance, featuring dual voice coil options, 2x200 W nominal power handling (RMS), and 2x400 W peak music power. They boast a sound pressure level of 84 dB, ensuring clear and powerful bass output. The carbon fleece diaphragm is designed for responsive and clear bass reproduction, while the aluminum die-cast basket provides stability and longevity. Additionally, the ferrite magnet with ventilation enhances sound clarity, and updated connection terminals facilitate easy and secure setup. These subwoofers are ideal for both audiophiles and casual listeners, offering a high-quality bass experience in any audio setup.

Key Features:

• Quality German Construction: Ensures durability and high-performance standards.

• Dual Voice Coil Options: Available in 2x2 Ω and 2x4 Ω impedance models.

• Carbon Fleece Diaphragm: Designed for responsive and clear bass production.

• Aluminum Die-Cast Basket: Provides stability and lasting use.

Effective Power Handling: 2x200 W nominal power (RMS) and 2x400 W peak music power.

8 Inch Subwoofer Box Collection

The Proline X Performance P8-S Sealed Enclosure is a top-tier solution for enhancing car audio with 8" subwoofers. Crafted in the USA, it represents the pinnacle of sound engineering in the Proline X Performance series. This enclosure, suitable for a range of subwoofers, features precision CNC cut for perfect fitting, durable MDF wood construction, and high-quality terminal cups for secure connections. It also includes innovative design elements like interlocking design, internal bracing, and a proprietary carpet groove for aesthetic elegance. The enclosure's gray trunk liner and Proline X acrylic badge enhance its visual appeal, making it not only a performance powerhouse but also a stylish addition to any vehicle.

Key Features:

• Made in the USA: Ensures superior quality and craftsmanship.

• Precision CNC Cut: Guarantees exact fit and high tolerances.

• Durable MDF Wood Construction: Provides strength and longevity.

• Aesthetically Pleasing: Features a gray trunk liner and laser-cut Proline X badge for visual appeal.

Technical Specifications: Measures 12" x 9.5" x 11.75", with .4 ft net airspace and a woofer depth of 7.75".

The Proline X Performance P8D-S Sealed Enclosure is specifically engineered for dual 8" subwoofers, marking a significant step up in car audio systems. This hand-built, USA-made enclosure is a standout in the Proline X Performance series, designed for both superior sound quality and value. It accommodates a wide range of subwoofers and is constructed with durable MDF wood, featuring an interlocking design and internal bracing for stability at high volumes. The enclosure's aesthetic is enhanced by its rounded edges, clean carpet groove, and a striking gray trunk liner, complemented by a Proline X laser-cut acrylic badge. The enclosure measures 18" x 12.5" x 12", offering 0.8 ft of net airspace, and is optimized for sealed performance with an 11" woofer depth.

Key Features:

• Hand-Built in the USA: Ensures unmatched quality and craftsmanship.

• Dual Subwoofer Design: Tailored for dual 8" subwoofers, enhancing bass experience.

• Precision CNC Cutting: Guarantees exact fit and high tolerances.

• Superior MDF Wood Construction: Offers durability and strength.

Aesthetically Designed: Features rounded edges, carpet groove, and a gray trunk liner for visual appeal.

The Proline X P8-P Performance Ported Enclosure is designed to maximize the performance of 8-inch subwoofers, providing an exceptional audio experience in car audio systems. Part of the esteemed Proline X Performance line, this enclosure is hand-built in the USA, ensuring the highest quality and durability. Crafted from proprietary MDF wood, it stands out for its strength and ability to handle intense bass pressure. It features an interlocking design, internal bracing, and rounded external edges for enhanced stability and sound clarity. The enclosure is tuned at 36Hz with high output ports for a powerful bass response. Aesthetically, it boasts a stylish salt and pepper trunk liner and a Proline X laser-cut acrylic badge, making it as visually appealing as it is audibly effective. The enclosure measures 14" W x 14.5" D x 11" H with 0.75 ft³ net airspace.

Key Features:

• Hand-Built in the USA: Ensures top-notch quality and precision.

• Proprietary MDF Wood Construction: Provides superior durability and sound quality.

• Advanced Design Features: Includes interlocking design, internal bracing, and rounded edges for improved sound clarity.

• High Output Ports: Tuned at 36Hz for balanced and powerful bass.

Technical Specifications: Measures 14" W x 14.5" D x 11" H with 0.75 ft³ net airspace, tuned at 36Hz, and accommodates a woofer depth of 6.125".

The Proline X Performance P8D-P Ported Enclosure is designed to revolutionize your audio experience with its capability to house dual 8" subwoofers. This American-made enclosure is part of the versatile Proline X Performance line, suitable for a range of subwoofers from entry to mid-level. It's crafted with precision CNC cut technology and features high-quality terminal cups for durability and ease of connection. The enclosure is built using proprietary MDF wood, known for its strength and long-lasting quality. The design focuses on high output, with an interlocking structure and internal bracing for additional strength, while rounded external edges contribute to a modern aesthetic. The high-output ports are complemented by a proprietary carpet groove for a seamless finish. Aesthetically, the enclosure is enhanced with a gray trunk liner and a Proline X laser-cut acrylic badge, adding a touch of elegance. The enclosure measures 24" W x 14.5" D x 11" H, with a net airspace of 1.5 ft³ and is tuned to 36Hz, making it an ideal choice for those seeking exceptional performance and value in their audio system.

Key Features:

• Designed for Dual 8" Subwoofers: Ideal for a powerful and immersive bass experience.

• American Hand-Built Craftsmanship: Ensures precision and top-tier quality.• High-Output Port Design: Tuned at 36Hz for optimal bass response.

• Laser-Cut Acrylic Badge: Adds a classy touch to your vehicle's interior.

Technical Specifications: Dimensions are 24" W x 14.5" D x 11" H with a net airspace of 1.5 ft³, woofer depth of 7.3", and a woofer mounting hole of 7.25".

Introduction to Subwoofer Technical Specifications: Enhancing Your Audio Experience

Welcome to our in-depth exploration of the world of 8-inch subwoofers. This expanded section is designed to guide you through the intricate details that make these compact yet powerful devices a pivotal component in any high-quality audio system. Whether you're an audiophile looking to upgrade your car audio setup or a home theater enthusiast seeking to enrich your sound experience, understanding the technical nuances of subwoofers is key.

In the following sections, we delve into various critical aspects that define a subwoofer's performance. From the essentials of power handling capacity and the intricacies of impedance and voice coils, to the importance of frequency response and the role of materials in build quality – each element plays a crucial role in shaping the sound that subwoofers produce. We'll also discuss the impact of sensitivity on sound output, the significance of enclosure compatibility, and the advanced technologies employed in cooling and air flow to ensure durability and consistent performance.

Moreover, the nuances of wiring and connectivity options will be explored to help you integrate your subwoofer seamlessly into your existing system. Finally, we will highlight the importance of distortion management and sound clarity, ensuring that your subwoofer not only delivers powerful bass but also maintains the fidelity of sound at peak performance levels.

Join us as we embark on this detailed journey into the technical world of 8-inch subwoofers, equipping you with the knowledge to make informed decisions and ultimately enhance your audio experience.

1. Understanding Subwoofer Specifications

Introduction to Subwoofer Specifications: This section provides an essential overview of the key specifications that define a subwoofer's performance. Understanding terms like RMS power, frequency response, and impedance is crucial for anyone interested in enhancing their car or home audio system.

Key Terms and Their Meanings: Each specification has a unique role.

• RMS power indicates the continuous power a subwoofer can handle, while peak power shows its maximum capacity. 

• Frequency response range determines the range of bass sounds it can reproduce, offering a full and rich audio experience.

Importance for Buyers: Understanding these terms helps in comparing different subwoofers, ensuring the chosen model meets your specific needs for sound quality and bass output in various audio systems.

2. Power Handling Capacity

The power handling capacity of a subwoofer, including RMS and peak power, is critical for performance. It determines how much power the subwoofer can use efficiently without distortion, ensuring longevity and quality sound.

RMS vs. Peak Power: RMS power is the amount of continuous power the subwoofer can handle, while peak power denotes its maximum capacity in short bursts. This difference is vital for matching the subwoofer with an appropriate amplifier.

Application in Product Selection: Pay attention to these power ratings when selecting a subwoofer. They are pivotal in ensuring that it can handle the power levels of your setup, providing distortion-free sound and a powerful bass experience.

3. Impedance and Voice Coils

The impedance, measured in ohms, and the voice coil design significantly affect a subwoofer's compatibility with different audio systems. Dual voice coil options provide more flexibility in wiring and impedance.

Benefits of Different Configurations: Dual voice coil subwoofers allow various wiring options, altering the total impedance presented to the amplifier. This flexibility enables fine-tuning of systems for optimal sound quality.

Selecting the Right Match: Consider the coil configuration and its impedance to ensure it matches your amplifier's output. This choice significantly impacts sound quality, especially in car audio systems where space and power are crucial.

4. Frequency Response: The Range of Sound

The frequency response of a subwoofer determines the range of sounds it can produce. A broader range allows for more detailed and richer bass sounds, essential in high-quality subwoofers.

Impact on Bass Quality: Subwoofers with a wide frequency response can deliver subtle low-end tones to punchy bass, crucial for various music genres. This range is particularly important in car subwoofers for clarity and depth of bass.

Choosing for Your Needs: Consider the frequency response alongside other specifications like power handling and size to ensure a balanced and immersive audio experience.

5. Materials and Build Quality

The construction materials of a subwoofer, like paper cones or foam surrounds, affect sound reproduction. High-quality materials ensure durability and influence the subwoofer's ability to produce clear and resonant bass sounds.

Variety of Materials Used: Different materials are used to enhance sound quality and durability. Some subwoofers might use sturdy paper cones for a warm sound character, while others opt for robust foam surrounds for consistent performance.

Relating to Sound Performance: The choice of materials should align with your sound preferences and usage. The right materials can enhance the bass sound and overall audio quality, whether in a car or home setup.

6. Sensitivity and Sound Output

Sensitivity ratings determine how efficiently subwoofers convert power into sound. A higher sensitivity means more sound output for the same amount of power, crucial for choosing the right subwoofer.

Balancing Sensitivity with Power Handling: It's important to balance sensitivity with the subwoofer's power handling capacity. Subwoofers with high sensitivity ratings ensure a loud and clear output without needing excessive power.

Practical Considerations: Consider both the sensitivity rating and your system's power levels when shopping for a subwoofer. A high sensitivity rating is especially crucial in compact car audio systems for efficient power use and quality sound.

7. Enclosure Compatibility and Size

The type of enclosure a subwoofer is housed in greatly affects its sound output. Different subwoofers are designed for specific enclosure types, such as sealed or ported.

Choosing the Right Size: The enclosure size needs to match the subwoofer's specifications for optimal sound quality. This is important in car audio systems where space is a premium.

Customization and Performance: Custom enclosures can significantly enhance a subwoofer's performance. Whether you're using a compact 8-inch subwoofer or a larger model, ensuring the right enclosure size and type can make a noticeable difference in bass output and overall sound quality.

8. Cooling and Air Flow Technologies

Advanced cooling technologies are essential for maintaining performance and longevity. Efficient cooling prevents overheating and allows the subwoofer to handle high power levels for extended periods.

Air Flow and Performance: Good air flow in a subwoofer ensures consistent performance and reduces the risk of damage from prolonged use. This feature is particularly important in high-power setups or car audio systems where the subwoofer may be used extensively.

Evaluating Cooling Capabilities: When selecting a subwoofer, consider models with well-designed cooling systems. Sophisticated air flow mechanisms ensure subwoofers can handle intense usage without compromising on sound quality or durability.

9. Wiring and Connectivity Options

 The wiring and connectivity options of a subwoofer determine how it can be integrated into different audio systems. Dual voice coil subwoofers, for example, provide more wiring flexibility, allowing for various impedance levels.

Understanding Wiring Implications: Proper wiring is crucial for optimizing the subwoofer's performance. Whether it's a single or dual voice coil design, understanding the wiring implications is key for achieving the desired sound output and impedance match with your amplifier.

Making the Right Connections: When installing a subwoofer, whether in a car audio system or a home theater, ensure that the wiring and connections are done correctly. This not only impacts the sound quality but also the safety and longevity of the subwoofer. Consulting installation guides can be helpful in ensuring correct setup.

10. Peak Performance: Distortion and Sound Clarity

 A key aspect of a subwoofer's performance is its ability to handle distortion at high power levels. Subwoofers designed for peak performance can maintain sound clarity even when pushed to their limits.

Importance of Sound Clarity: Sound clarity is crucial, especially in high-quality audio systems. A subwoofer that can deliver powerful bass without losing clarity enhances the overall listening experience.

Evaluating Subwoofer Features: When choosing a subwoofer, look for features that indicate its ability to deliver distortion-free sound and maintain clarity at high power levels. This includes aspects like advanced coil design, durable construction, and efficient power handling.

Buying Guide: Choosing the Right 8-inch Subwoofer

 When it comes to enhancing the audio experience in your car or home theater, selecting the right 8-inch subwoofer can make all the difference. This guide will help you understand the key factors to consider, ensuring you make an informed purchase that meets your needs and preferences.

Power Levels: Understanding RMS and Peak Power

• RMS Power: Look for the RMS power rating, which tells you how much power the subwoofer can handle continuously. A higher RMS rating typically means the subwoofer can produce louder and clearer bass over time.

• Peak Power: This is the maximum power the subwoofer can handle in short bursts. While important, it should not be the sole deciding factor, as RMS power offers a more realistic measure of long-term performance.

Detailed Information: Specs and Features

• Frequency Response: Pay attention to the frequency response range, which indicates the range of bass frequencies the subwoofer can reproduce. A wider range means more detailed and richer bass.

• Sensitivity: A higher sensitivity rating means the subwoofer can produce more sound output at a given power, making it efficient and powerful.

Durable Construction: Materials and Build Quality

• Materials: Check the materials used in the subwoofer's construction, such as the cone and surround materials. Durable materials like high-quality rubber and composites ensure longevity and better sound quality.

• Build Quality: Look for signs of solid construction, such as a robust frame and securely mounted components, which contribute to the subwoofer's durability and sound performance.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About 8-inch Subwoofers

What does the ohm rating on a subwoofer mean?

The ohm rating indicates the electrical impedance of the subwoofer. Lower ohm ratings (e.g., 2 ohms) typically allow for more power from the amplifier, but it's crucial to match the subwoofer’s impedance with your amplifier's capability for optimal performance.

How important is frequency response in a subwoofer?

Frequency response is very important as it determines the range of bass frequencies that the subwoofer can reproduce. A subwoofer with a wider frequency response can deliver deeper and more detailed bass, enhancing the overall listening experience.

Can the size of a subwoofer affect its performance?

Yes, the size of a subwoofer can impact its performance. While larger subwoofers are often capable of producing deeper bass, a well-designed 8-inch subwoofer can still deliver excellent bass quality, especially in smaller spaces or in car audio systems.

What is the difference between RMS power and peak power?

RMS power refers to the amount of continuous power a subwoofer can handle, while peak power indicates the maximum power it can handle in short bursts. RMS power is a more reliable indicator of the subwoofer's performance over time.

Does the type of enclosure affect the performance of an 8-inch subwoofer?

Absolutely. The type of enclosure plays a crucial role in the performance of a subwoofer. There are mainly two types of enclosures: sealed and ported. Sealed enclosures provide a tighter and more accurate bass response, ideal for listening to detailed music. Ported enclosures, on the other hand, offer more volume and are better suited for genres that require deeper, booming bass. The choice of enclosure should be based on your listening preferences and the type of music you enjoy most. Additionally, the size and design of the enclosure should be compatible with the subwoofer’s specifications for optimal sound quality.

How do I know if a subwoofer is durable?

Durability can be gauged by the quality of materials used (like the cone and surround materials), the build quality (including the frame and component mounting), and the manufacturer's reputation for quality. Well-constructed subwoofers with high-quality materials tend to be more durable.

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