All You Need to Know about DCM, Meyer Subwoofers and more

Without music, there is nothing entertaining in this world. Knowing this there are a lot of brands which have got involved in the production of manufacture of speakers, woofers and other sound instruments. Let’s look at the various subwoofer brands, their prices and the features they offer.

DCM Subwoofer

The DCM loudspeakers started in the year 1974. Like many other music lovers, this brand also originated from the lovefor music. The founders were trying to make the speakers which would give theimpact of a live concert. With extensive research, they landed on the existingaudio technology through which they were able to deliver a great product. Whatstarted as a normal pursuit for a sound paved way for a remarkable product.

The first speaker to hit the market from the brand was the TimeWindow speaker. This speaker was received well by the critics and by the audiophiles. The various needs of the listeners were always taken care of which led the DCM speakers and subwoofers to be a success all throughout. The best part about these speakers is that they are affordable in spite of the amazing high quality they deliver. For various years now, the brand has developed many home theatre sets, subwoofers, speakers which excels indesign and quality. 

They are able to do this because they challenge themselves every time they decide to develop a new product in any category. They always make sure their products have strong bass with clear and accurate sound. The design and manufacturing are done in such a way where the components are handpicked and an outside the box thinking is applied. The prices of the home theatre components and the subwoofers are pretty reasonable which is a standout factor for the brand.

There are all kinds of music enthusiasts. Some people look for certain additions to their home theatre and to get that musical experience. There are others for whom music is their passion and the music systems are part of their identity. When one part of the population takes music systems as their lifestyle the other part takes it as their religion. Understanding this customer base led to the success of the brand. Their subwoofers and music systems seem to satisfy both the categories.

Their products are of course fully interactive. The full experience can be got from their home theatre set. The new subwoofer collection for the home theatre set is the Time Bass series. The price range of this product lies between $199 to $699. This benefits the customer a lot. Since the DCM subwoofers are able to bring the right bass to satisfy all types of customers at this price range, the product immediately became a hit. Most of the subwoofers in this category come with a neat black finished cabinet.

There is the TB1 in this category which costs around $199.95. With this power-packed device, one can set up an outstanding 5.1 system with the addition of DCM16C center channel along with four DCM16S bookshelf speakers. There are other alternatives to the TB1 for the audiophiles in the crowd. In this case, the TB1010 which is a 10-inch driver comes at the price of $349.95, the DCM TB1515 which is a 15-inch driver at the price of $699. Also, there are the TB1212 which is a 12-inch driver with a price range of $449.

The driver which comes in all these three is added to the passive radiator in order to support extended low frequency. They can handle the power range of anywhere between 100 and 250 watts of power. This means that any small sound will be amplified and the high pitch sounds can also be heard with the utmost comfort. The features of the woofers include ultimate protection too. There are cases where the underpowered systems which do not have proper protection circuit which ends up producing bad quality sounds. In this case, there is the active compression present, which looks into the input signal and also gives protection for it against the injuring spikes in the sound which has the potential to harm the amplifier.

Meyer Subwoofer

In here you get the classic design with a good heritage. It is a subwoofer loudspeaker which is self-powered. It also gives a low-frequency response. There is the USW-1P which performs well along with the UPA-P series loudspeakers which is self-powered. This helps in giving the full-range reproduction systems. The loudspeaker and the woofer are compatible with all other self-powered sound devices and the loudspeakers. 

The USW-1P will be adequate with the installation set up along with the two 15 inch drivers. Both these drivers are powered with a dedicated channel for them. They also contain a protective liner which supports them in high output levels for all types of a frequency range. There is also the built-in crossover which takes in the full-range signal. This allows for the perfect signal distribution after removing all the outside crossovers. They can be used for multiple purposes. For the theatrical sound experience, this will be a perfect choice. If you are looking for portable and installed audio-visual systems which have the surround sound presentations, then this system will satisfy all the needs. They come in the range of $2900.

In the case of the 600 Hp sound subwoofer, it is a high-performance system which can be used with the floor mounted arrays along with the flown arrays too. They can be connected to the MICA Compact High Power Curvilinear Array Speaker directly when it is combined with the Rigging frame. This is of course optional. It can also be used with the other Meyersound speakers. It also applies to both the touring and the fixed applications. There are two drivers which have the 15-inch cone drivers and are specifically designed to support this case. They help in giving the expected performance in the applications of the subwoofer. There are also the long-stroke drivers which have the 4-inch voice coil and have ventilation in the backside. The driver has the power range of 1200 watts. 

The dual cone drivers are perfectly tuned for a ventilated housing and are rectangular in shape. It has the same width as the MICA with a slight difference in the height and in the depth. There is the plastic skid which is applied to all the 600-Hps. This is a protective case which is given to save the device from all kinds of damage. The frequency spectrum of the device falls between 33 Hz to 150 Hz. There is the peak SPL of 138 dB.  The driver is handled by the channel which has the integrated Class AB/H amplifier that has the complementary MOSFET output stage.

In order to extend the lifetime of the drivers, there is the TryPower Limiting given to it. It also ensures that the power pressure is below 1dB. The performance will be 2250 watts, which also ensures there is the proper headroom to optimally carry the extreme sound requirements also. All the devices such as the power supply and the control electronics with the amplifier are placed on the replaceable module which is kept at the end of the housing.

The highlight features of the device are that it has very low distortion in order to support the low-frequency clarity. It is also stackable and is flyable with the help of rigging kit. The speaker is extremely reliable and also durable for a long time. They are also transportable in blocks which can be done with the heavy-duty caster frame. They also have higher peak power yields.

DAS Subwoofer

When you talk about the Action subwoofer under DAS it has the perfect subwoofer system which is made in a way to produce the extended bass response. It is powered by the Class D amplifier which has the switch mode power supply and a 3200 W peak power. It also has digital signal processing (DSP). The amplifier used here comes with a special feature. It has the unique EQ switch which allows the user to choose the Deep sub-bass response and even the Loud bass response.

The system will cover the ranges between 80Hz to 125 Hz. To give more control of the system, there is the polarity reverse switch and the control option. The price range falls to near $2564. The highlight features include the filtered output defeat switch along with the gain control. The powered horn-bass subwoofer system along with the 18-inch loudspeaker which has the capacity of high output is the other highlight features here.

Best Seller – Polk Audio PSW10 10″ Powered Subwoofer – Featuring High Current Amp and Low-Pass Filter | Up to 100 Watts | Big Bass at A Great Value | Easy Integration Home Theater Systems

UnderSeat Subwoofers

Now there are subwoofers which fit right under your car seat. It is made to save the space as many subwoofers take up alot of space in the car. These subwoofers will not create major sounds but will amplify the extra sound to the originally present default sound systems. Since they are small in size it will not cost much and they are also light on weight. Their power capacity is also pretty good. If you are going for an under the seat subwoofer then you should choose one among these.

Kicker 11HS8: This brand always pops up when you are looking for anything relating to car audio. It is because this is one of the best brands for car audio systems and is very reliable. It also has good components which excel in quality. Though the price range might be a bit high it is still better compared to the other options. It has the ten-inch speaker and it will fit right under your car seat saving a lot of space.

More Information – Kicker 11HS8 8″ 150W Hideaway Car Audio Powered Subwoofer Sub Enclosure HS8

Pioneer TSSWX2502: This again is an established brand in the car audio system category. It is one of a class speaker. It is made to ensure loud bass with the help of an oversized cone. This is the way to go if you want something which has a good strong bass and is highly reliable. This is the right model to go if you are not concerned much about the space as it might take up a little more space than the others. This is because the size of the device will go over 18 inches and the depth is around 13. So it might not sit well on the space side.

More Information – Pioneer TS-SWX2502 10 inch Shallow-Mount Pre-Loaded Enclosure

Kenwood KSC-SW11: In case you want to update the sound quality in your car then this is the speaker to buy. It is compact but gives efficient sound. The power capacity will be on the lower side with 150 watts. There will not be any rattle in this speaker as there is an aluminum enclosure present to remove all that, enriching the actual sound. This is a reliable brand when it comes to the car audio systems. 

More Information – Kenwood KSC-SW11 150W Low-Profile Amplified Car Subwoofer Enclosure+Amp Kit

Sound storm LOPRO8: This speaker is worth for its price range. Since it is less than the basic $100 and is able to give a capacity of 400 watts power, this speaker does offer a lot more than its competition. The brand is ready to give such a low price for an amazing quality is because it is a recent entry to the car audio system category. But it fits up in any space and sits quietly. The device is also equipped with the short and overloaded protection circuits along with the thermal option. This is to ensure that no damages happen or no unhappy incidents occur because of the speaker.

More Information – Sound Storm LOPRO8 Amplified Car Subwoofer – 600 Watts Max Power, Low Profile, 8 Inch Subwoofer, Remote Subwoofer Control, Great For Vehicles That Need Bass But Have Limited Space

Pyle PLBASS8: The brand Pyle is a major player in the budget speaker category. However, this particular model might be a little overpriced for its range. But this price range seems optimal for the under seat car subwoofers as some of the other market players are priced more than this. This speaker falls on the higher end of the spectrum in the power range of 300 watts. The decibel sensitivity is around 93 dB, which ensures that this speaker will be able to provide much better support than many of its competing ones.  This is a better option if the search is for a decent subwoofer.

More Information – Pyle PLBASS8 8-Inch Super Slim Active Subwoofer


3 Replies to “All You Need to Know about DCM, Meyer Subwoofers and more”

  1. What a great article share. A great contribution especially for someone looking forward to buying a car subwoofer, amplifier and enclosure. If anybody wants to install a new one, this is the most effective share, that will be very helpful for best choice. Thanks a lot for the post.

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