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Wilson Audio XS cu. ft=36

Prices: $18,200 in basic black laminate finish; Wilson crossover costs $4000
Pictured: black laminate, rosewood versions

Two 19" drivers, passive, 700 lbs, HxWxD = 86 x 26 x 28; 16 Hz at over 112 dB

Wilson WHOW III
(out of production)
cu. ft=11.1

Prices: $12,000
Pictured: WHOW

One 15" driver, passive, 350lbs, 16 x 40 x 30

Reviewers Reviews
AudioReview.com (WHOW)
   
Wilson WatchDog cu. ft=8.9

Prices: $10,000
Pictured:

One 12" front firing driver, 400 watts, 283 lbs, HxWxD = 27.5x18x31; 20-30/150Hz Adjustable

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Perfect Vision #40 Jan/Feb 2002
   
REL Studio III cu. ft=8.5

Prices: $9000
Pictured: Side and underside views

Two 10" drivers, 500 watts, 205 lbs, WxHxD = 26.97x24.33x22.32; -6dB @ 9Hz

Reviewers Reviews
AudioReview.com (948)
   
D-Box Mammouth cu. ft=14.8

Prices: $8000
Pictured: Mammouth

One 18.8" driver, 220 lbs, HxWxD = 34x35.5x21.5 inches; sensitivity: 100db w/m; 150 watts max; 20 - 500 Hz; 4 ohms

Amplifier and electronic crossover are options

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Revel Sub-15/LE-1 cu. ft=4.7

Prices: $7500
Pictured: Sub-15, LE-1 (out-board amplifier)

One 15" driver, 95 lbs, HxWxD = 20x19.5x21 (w/o spikes) (amplifier: 725 watts, 103 lbs, HxWxD: 7x17x21.5); 20Hz - crossover frequency 0.5dB, -3dB @ 16Hz, -10dB @ 13Hz

Reviewers Reviews
AudioREVIEW.com (948)
Stereophile Vol.23 No.2
Audio Physic Minos cu. ft=5.3

Prices: $7000 - $7500 depending on finish
Pictured: Minos in cherry, Minos internal amplifier

Two 12" drivers, 100 lbs, HxWxD = 27x26x13, 600 active watts; 10Hz - 100Hz  (--3dB), Crossover points: 35 Hz/ 46Hz/ 61 Hz/ 80Hz/105Hz/ disabled

Reviewers Reviews
The Absolute Sound Issue 137 Aug/Sept 2002
   
REL Stentor III,
Stadium III
cu. ft=6,
4.5

Prices: $5000, $3000
Pictured: Stentor Back and underside views

Stentor III: One 11" driver, 300 watts, 121 lbs, WxHxD= 25.59x22.84x17.72; -6dB @ 11Hz

Stadium III: One 10" driver, 200 watts, 110 lbs, WxHxD= 23.23x21.97x15.35; -6dB @ 12Hz

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EnjoyTheMusic.com (CF-X)
   
Avalon Subwoofer
by Avalon Multichannel Systems
cu. ft=9.3

Prices: $4500
Pictured: subwoofer (underneath the center channel). Active, Dual 12" drivers, 'adequate' watts, 145 lbs, HxWxD = 20x40x20; full power to 20Hz

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Aerial SW12
by Aerial Acoustics
cu. ft=4.7

Prices: $4500
Pictured: SW12 front view, inside view, remote control. Active, 12.5" aluminum driver, 400 watts, 130 lbs (plus 27 lbs stand), HxWxD = 25x14x23; Flat to 20Hz

Reviewers Reviews
AudioReview (SW12)
   
Linn AV 5150 Isobarik (aka Melodik) and Sizmik by Linn cu. ft=5.75
cu. ft=1.75

Prices: $4200, $1700
Pictured: AV 1550/Melodik (Two 12" drivers, 200 watts, 100 lbs, HxWxD =19x25.2x19; 15-100 Hx 3dB) and Sizmik (One 10" driver, 500 watts, 42 lbs, HxWxD=15.4x14.1x14.1)

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Revel B-15 cu. ft=4.6

Prices: $3250
Pictured: B-15 without and with covering

One 15" driver, 1000 watts, 110 lbs, HxWxD = 20x20.25x19.5; 20Hz - crossover frequency 0.5dB, -3dB at 18 Hz

Reviewers Reviews
AudioREVIEW.com (948)
Stereophile Vol.23 No.2
mbl 202 A cu. ft=4.8

Prices: $3100 (satin finish) - 3750 (piano finish)
Pictured: front view

One 12" driver, 300 watts, 88 lbs, HxWxD = 22.6x17.8x20.6; 18Hz - crossover frequency

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Tegmentum by Buggtussel cu. ft=9

Prices: $?
Pictured: front view

One 12" aluminum driver, passive, 155 lbs, HxWxD = 27x18x32; 16Hz - 200Hz

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SW-600 by Calix cu. ft=8.6

Prices: $?
Pictured: front view

One 15" driver, 450 watts, 132 lbs, HxWxD = 27.5x27.5x19.7; 20Hz - 180Hz

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B&W ASW-2500 cu. ft=1.4

Prices: $2500
Pictured: front view
10" driver, 700 watts, 10 lbs, HxWxD = 12.4x12.4x15.7; 3dB at 22Hz - 40-120Hz adjustable

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M2500 by Meridian cu. ft=2.6

Prices: $3000, $2100
Pictured: D2500. Digital versions of both M2500 and M1500 are available as D2500 and D1500

M2500: Two 10" drivers, 200 watts, 123 lbs, HxWxD = 29x13.5x19; 3dB 30Hz to crossover frequency

M1500: One 10" driver, 100 watts, 77 lbs, HxWxD = 16.5x16.5x16.5; 3dB 30Hz to crossover frequency

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Roc 2002 by Talon cu. ft=6

Prices: $3000
Pictured: Roc 2002, original Roc

Roc 2002: dual 12" drivers, 1000 watts, 145 lbs, HxWxD = 25x18x23; 16 - 500 Hz

INFRASUB-18 by Bag End cu. ft=5.4

Prices: $1500, $2680 (elf), ?
Pictured: infra 18, elf-m2, d18-ec

Infra-18: single 18" driver, 400 watts, 91 lbs, HxWxD = 23.5x21.5x18.5; 3dB 8 - 95 Hz

Reviewers Reviews
AudioReview (Infra 18)
   
   
Thunderbolt by ALON cu. ft=3

Prices: $1695
Pictured: front and controls

One front firing 12" driver, 'ample' watts, 85 lbs, HxWxD = 16x16x20; 20 - 160 Hz

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SuperNova MKIV-15P by Earthquake Sound - the sound that will move you cu. ft=4

Prices: $1700
Pictured: MKIV-12P front, rear, remote

One 15" front firing driver with 15" passive radiator, 580watts, 88 lbs, HxWxD = 19x19x19

Reviewers Reviews
HomeTheaterMagazine (MKIV-12P)
   

 

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