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BASSTRAC: The CS Sub 10's
amplifier features BassTrac circuitry, a proprietary Boston Acoustics-designed
technology which tracks the subwoofer's input signal and prevents the amplifier
from being driven into audible distortion. Unlike conventional designs, BassTrac
does not merely remove the signal peaks that cause distortion, instead it
preserves the waveform's shape so the fidelity of the signal is maintained. Even
the heaviest bass passages in movies or audio tracks will sound solid, rich, and
full, without unwanted artifacts.
DCD (Deep Channel Design): The
10-inch driver used in the CS Sub 10 utilizes Boston Acoustics' DCD design.
DCD is a deeply grooved pole plate that enables the voice coil to travel farther
for greater output without bottoming out.
Down Firing: Since the CS Sub 10 is
downward firing; the enclosure sits on four feet about 1 1/4" above the floor.
Auto-On Circuit: The CS Sub 10
has an Auto-On Circuit which can automatically turn the amplifier on when an audio
signal is detected. It will
automatically turn off after several minutes with no signal.
Volume Control: The rotary
volume control is located on the rear of the subwoofer; use the volume control to
balance the sub output with the other speakers in your audio system.
Phase Switch: The
subwoofer's phase switch allows you to select 0° or 180°. If the bass sounds
weak, muddy, or unclear toggling the phase control may strengthen the bass attack.
CS Sub 10 has a built-in 24dB/octave low-pass crossover, continuously variable from
40 Hz to 180 Hz. This adjusts the upper end of the sub's frequency range. The
crossover is bypassed when the LFE input is used.
Line Level Inputs: The CS Sub 10
has three gold-plated RCA line level inputs, a stereo input and a mono LFE (Low Frequency Effects) channel
input. The LFE output from a receiver is already
crossed over so the sub's crossover is bypassed. When the stereo
inputs are used the signal is routed to the CS Sub 10's crossover.