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Sound Ordnance B-8PTD powered car subwoofer

Sound Ordnance B-8PTD powered car subwoofer

The Sound Ordnance B-8PTD compact powered subwoofer lets you add bass to your car audio system with minimum fuss. Its slim chassis fits in places larger subs won't, and its built-in amp helps simplify your installation. Check out this short video to learn more about this great little powered sub.

Kicker Redline Series amps and subs

Kicker Redline Series amps and subs

Kicker's Redline series of amps and subs, which includes the popular CompR and CompRT subwoofers plus their KX amplifiers, gives you the sound and performance you expect from Kicker car audio gear.

Sealed and ported subwoofer boxes

Sealed and ported subwoofer boxes

When you add bass to your system, choosing the right subwoofer box is as important as the sub itself. Since sealed boxes feature a different overall sound than ported ones, it's important to consider your listening habits before making a purchase.

Labs  Sealed vs. ported sub box listening test

Labs Sealed vs. ported sub box listening test

A group of advisors evaluates the difference between subs in sealed boxes and in ported boxes.

How to choose a subwoofer enclosure

How to choose a subwoofer enclosure

The first step to choosing a subwoofer actually begins with the enclosure and how you want the sub to perform. In this video we'll tell you about the different types of subwoofer enclosures available, and find out which one best fits your vehicle and your needs.

Installing a powered subwoofer

Installing a powered subwoofer

Powered subs include all the elements of a subwoofer system — subwoofer, amplifier, and enclosure — in one easy-to-install package. Here's a look at how you install a typical powered subwoofer.

Where to Position your Subwoofer Box

Where to Position your Subwoofer Box

Getting loud bass in your car isn't just about power - where you place your sub in the trunk can make a huge difference. We decided to find out for ourselves just how much of an effect placement has on the quality of a sub's bass.

Improve Your Sound by Adding an Amp and Sub

Improve Your Sound by Adding an Amp and Sub

In Part 2 of our Car Stereo Proving Ground series, we added a bass system (subwoofer and amp) and an amplifier to the speakers. Anyone who's ever done this won't be surprised to hear that the music opened up and sounded better. What really impressed us? Read on....

Alpine BassLine Subwoofers

Alpine BassLine Subwoofers

Alpine's BassLine subwoofers will add some serious rumble to your vehicle's sound system, but they won't break your budget. These subs also live up to Alpine's reputation for making subs that bass lovers want.

Mathilda's Rockford Fosgate P2 Subwoofer

Mathilda's Rockford Fosgate P2 Subwoofer

A few weeks ago, we installed new speakers and an amp in Mathilda's car. Once she got used to how great the upgrade sounded, we came back to add an amp and subwoofer. We installed a Rockford Fosgate P2 sub and then asked Mathilda to share her thoughts on the added bass. We think she likes it.

Sound Ordnance Subwoofers

Sound Ordnance Subwoofers

Car audio systems need a subwoofer to fill out the bass in your music and give it a full-bodied sound. Watch this short Crutchfield video to learn about the subwoofer options available from Sound Ordnance.