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Single Active/Dual Passive Design: The Energy ESW-M8 has three
black anodized aluminum cones (one woofer and two passive radiators). The woofer
is driven by an efficient 300 watt (1200 dynamic power) amplifier. Together, the woofer
and passive radiators deliver pure, powerful, accurate bass for your music,
movies, and games.
Surrounds: The front-firing woofer and side-firing passive radiators
each have inverted Ribbed Elliptical Surrounds. This design eliminates surround
distortion, causing the subwoofer to play lower with greater output and
Finish: The furniture-grade enclosure is hand finished to a high-gloss
piano black lacquer finish to ensure durability.
Volume Control: The rotary volume control lets you set the loudness of
the subwoofer relative to the rest of the speaker system. After the volume is
set, the subwoofer's volume can be controlled along with the other speakers by
the master volume control on the receiver or preamplifier.
Low-pass Filter: The ESW-M8 has a built-in 50-200 Hz,
continually-variable low-pass filter that allows perfect blending with your
other speakers. If desired, you can bypass the low-pass filter so you can use
the crossover built into your A/V receiver or surround processor.
Phase Control: The unit's rotary phase control lets you fine tune the
subwoofer's phase from 0° to +360°. A mark is provided at 180°.
Power Modes: The subwoofer features three power modes: Off, On, and
Auto. The main power switch turns the subwoofer on or off. When switched to On,
the position of the power mode switch determines whether the subwoofer's power
is on continually or turns on automatically when a signal is detected on the
audio input. When no signal is detected, the sub's amp will automatically turn
off after a few minutes.
Inputs: The ESW-M8 features a pair of gold-plated RCA line in/sub in
jacks. If you are connecting the subwoofer to a receiver or processor with a LFE
or Subwoofer preamp output, you should connect a single RCA cable to the