Budget: ~2,000 USD
I don’t mind how big the enclosure is. I think I would like a 15" woofer. I don’t want multiple subs.
Room Dimensions (approximate): 15 ft * 13 ft * 11 ft (lwh) = ~2150 ft³
For hi-fi music, and some video games and movies.
I listen loud but not “concert level”.
Appearance: don’t mind. A pro-audio look is fine, or a nice finish wood / piano black.
Time frame: no hurry, and I don’t mind waiting for shipping even for a month or so.
I would like to buy my first ever subwoofer. It will go in my hi-fi along with my 2x JBL Studio 530 bookshelves. However I want something that will work with anything, as in the coming years I plan to get other speakers too. The most I’d ever spend on bookshelf speakers would be to get the Revel Gem2 (12,000 USD), or the JBL 4429 (5,500 USD). That is a few years away though.
There are a few subs I’ve found online that look good to me:
JBL S2S-EX (passive) :: ?
JBL SSW-2 (passive) :: ?
Rythmik FV15HP (silver cone, XLR) (powered) :: 1759 USD
Seaton SubMersive (passive) :: 1695 USD (rosenut) / 1595 USD (esp)
Seaton SubMersive (powered) :: 2895 USD (rosenut) / 2795 USD (esp)
Would one of these be suitable? Is there something else as or more suitable? Thanks all.
How would the powered SubMersive compare with the passive SubMersive and say a Hypex mono amp?