A small subwoofer is an inexpensive small subwoofer which will typically fit well in compact or small vehicles. Small subwoofers have been used for years to enhance the bass, increase the mid-range, improve the high frequency, and bring the sound depth and range to new levels. With smaller subwoofers though it might not be necessary to completely upgrade the other parts of your stereo system to get the kind of sound you want. There are many places where you can buy a good small subwoofer and that will not break the bank.
Many people use small subwoofers to enhance their bass but many do not realize that it can also help to deepen and broaden the range of their midrange to make it seem as if it is coming from a bigger speaker. A good example of this is hip hop music. Hip hop music tends to have a fast tempo and a lot of bass. The songs tend to have a rhythm that is not abrupt but has a cadence to it that can make for great audio. One way to make sure you do not overdo it is to make sure that you use a small subwoofer with a mid-range frequency.
Another thing to consider when using a small subwoofer with larger speakers is that the closer you get your lips to the speaker the less impact it makes on the sound. This is because when your lips are close to the speakers the air vibrations are also very concentrated in that area. You should experiment with different positions to see which position gives you the best sound. When you listen back to the audio, you will most likely be able to notice the difference.
There is one con that needs to be mentioned about the Kicker 46hs10 compact. The only con we have noted is that the extra bass boost does not seem to work as well as some of the other smaller subwoofers we have handled. The extra bass boost does not seem to extend far into the subwoofers range like some of the others we have had. The con in this case is that the extra bass boost may result in some of your music sounds being a little overpowering on top of what you were already hearing.
If you plan on keeping your small subwoofer in a place where it will not be heard all of the time then you might consider getting a power source for it. Most of these devices have a port at the bottom that plugs directly into your vehicles power source. You then simply need to connect the port to your amplifier. This way you can keep your small subwoofer in a place where you will not hear all of the decibels that are coming from your music sources. Keep in mind that most power sources will output a range of frequencies so you will need to experiment with which ones will best suit your needs.
There are also dual 8-inch speakers that can be used in place of the smaller port. These speakers will give you very deep bass extension. If you need to play low level songs these speakers should suffice. Some models of these speakers even feature a crossovers and an equalizer. These speakers allow you to manually adjust the volume of each channel. They have adjustable playback levels and a true dual band power amplification system.
Before you go shopping for a compact subwoofer it is important to know which of these units are the right ones for you. If you are looking for a small subwoofer then look for a unit that has a frequency range that matches your musical tastes. If you do not have a lot of bass then look for units that have a frequency range that is wider. You will also have to decide between a sealed or ported enclosure and what brand of amplifier to purchase.
Most compact subwoofers will come with a powered USB connector. However, some will not. If your subwoofer does not come with a powered USB connector then you will need an external amp. Most brands of portable amplifiers will work well with a subwoofer. The best way to find out if your portable amplifier will work with your subwoofers is to contact a manufacturer and ask them.