A speaker dedicated to producing powerful low frequency sounds - that's bass to you and me! DVDs with Dolby Digital 5.1 or DTS 5.1 soundtracks are encoded with a Low Frequency Effects channel especially for those trouser-flapping explosions, seismic spacecraft, rumbling thunderstorms, etc.
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A speaker designed specifically to reproduce low-frequency information, usually between the range of 20 to 120 Hz. Dolby Digital soundtracks provide a separate low-frequency effects (LFE) channel specifically for playback over subwoofers.
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A low-frequency speaker fed by both left and right channels for bass sound reproduction. It relies on the human ear's inability to distinguish the directivity of low-frequency sounds.
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A speaker designed exclusively for low-frequency reproduction. See also: Loudspeaker.
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(from the article `loudspeaker`) ...speaker is called a woofer, and the high-frequency speaker is called a tweeter. In many sound reproduction systems a third, or midrange, speaker ...
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A passive subwoofer is a powerful bass loudspeaker, which stands alone in a box, needing a power amplifier in the equipment to which it is connected. The more common active subwoofer incorporates its own mains-powered amplifier, and takes a signal feed at low level. See woofer.
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A speaker designed to reproduce very low bass frequencies, usually those below about 80 Hz.
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A subwoofer (or sub) is a woofer, or a complete loudspeaker, which is dedicated to the reproduction of low-pitched audio frequencies known as bass. The typical frequency range for a subwoofer is about 20–200 Hz for consumer products, below 100 Hz for professional live sound, and below 80 Hz in THX-approved systems. Subwoofers are intended to aug
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A speaker specially designed to reproduce a range of very low frequencies only (the bass). The typic
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