Subwoofers perform sound and bass in different ways. Sound and bass are different from each other. But both make plenty performs of the subwoofer. Today most people use a subwoofer for enjoyment at high volume bass. They want to get punchy bass from the subwoofer. I tell every time the original bass of the subwoofer is enough. But the setting of the subwoofer is not right. Some people cannot understand the places and other settings of the subwoofer.
About my experience. I have more useful techniques about how to get punchy bass from the subwoofer. If you are not satisfied with the original bass of the subwoofer. We can use differently affected devices. When I face this issue. Then I use useful devices to get more sound and bass from my subwoofer. I defined these useful ways below. Please read carefully.
How To Get Punchy Bass From Subwoofer?
If you want to improve the bass of the subwoofer. You can use Polyfill stuffing. Polyfill stuffing is like white fluffy cotton-looking stuff that you can get from your pillows or the local hardware store at a cheap rate. We put some amount of polyfill into the subwoofer box. We should fill all corners of the subwoofer through a polyfill. Because it slows the speed of the bass waves. It is like the procedure of a small room. When we place the subwoofer in a small room. Then definitely the bass and sound of the subwoofer will be deeper and tighter. If we palace the subwoofer in a big hall or room then you feel the bass and sound of the subwoofer weaker compare to the small room.
When you put the polyfill in the subwoofer box. You need to ensure that the polyfill should be a small amount. If you add the polyfill in a large amount. It can bad effect on the bass of the subwoofer.
Follow the steps for adding polyfill to the subwoofer.
- First, you should purchase polyfill and glue from the market at a cheap rate.
- When you should disconnect the wires input and output from the subwoofer and amp be careful.
- you need a screwdriver to remove the bullets of the subwoofer. and open all bullets carefully.
- Place the subwoofer on a flat surface. And put the polyfill into the subwoofer box in small amounts. We should use glue attached to the polyfill inside the subwoofer.
- Then connect all wires with the subwoofer and amp. Then Play it with heavy bass. if you are not happy with it, however, there is a small noticeable improvement then you will need to add more stuffing.
it is the best way to improve the bass of the subwoofer.
How do I get more bass out of my subwoofer?
If you have a big and high-quality subwoofer. I think you don’t need any strategy for increasing bass. Some subwoofers have a low capacity for bass. But we can increase the bass and sound of this subwoofer through different techniques.
Related Guide: Why Does My Subwoofer Pop at High Volume?
If you have a small or low-frequency subwoofer. You are feeling slow bass and sound. Then you should choose the best place for the subwoofer. in my experience, the best placement is very important for your subwoofer. You should be choice close places for your subwoofer. Try to palace the subwoofer under any table. Because it closes around. it subwoofer’s performance is best as compared to the subwoofer placed in the hall or big room.
Second, you should use carpet in the room where you place your subwoofer. Because the carpet is attracted by the bass of the subwoofer. I am using carpet for my subwoofer. I have a small subwoofer. But I am happy with the bass of my subwoofer.
We can use a riser for the best performance of the subwoofer. The riser is very effective for the bass of the subwoofer. You can purchase the best riser from the market for your subwoofer. The subwoofer gives the best bass quality compared to the ground. If you do not purchase a riser. Then you can create a riser for your subwoofer at your home through wooden. If you have wooden at your home. it is the best way for increasing the bass of the subwoofer. Because now I am using riser for my subwoofer.
Subwoofer Connection Problems:
The connection problem is a common issue. I always describe this problem every time. Sometimes the wire connection (input & output) can be disconnected. it occurs problems due to our children or unknown people. But we don’t know about it. Then subwoofer cannot properly perform. So when you are switching on your subwoofer. First, you should check all input-output and other supply connection wires of the subwoofer and amplifier. If any connection point is lost then tight it. OR if any cables damage please change it. you should always use the best quality cables for your subwoofer. If a cable must encounter another wiring, do your best to have them cross at 90 degrees.
When you connect the subwoofer with the amp. You should make sure that the volume setting is correct for the amp. Sometimes we connect our subwoofer with the amp. But we don’t check the setting of the subwoofer. Maybe the setting of the subwoofer is incorrect. we cannot understand it. Then we should set all settings of the amp through the remote or volume button. if you don’t know about the subwoofer setting. You should see a video on youtube for the setting of the subwoofer. OR reset all settings of the amplifier which connects with our subwoofer. If you have smaller bookshelf speakers, set the crossover slightly higher at around 50Hz to 80Hz.
How To Get Deep Bass From Car Subwoofer?
If your car subwoofer faces this issue. Don’t worry about it. Most solutions are for every subwoofer. I think this problem same for every subwoofer. I have fully explained about deep bass of the subwoofer. Please read all techniques which are explained on top. It is the same solution for car and home subwoofers. But one thing can differentiate between them. The setting of the Stereo of the car and amp which connect with the subwoofer can different. if you face a problem in the setting. Then you can watch the solution on youtube.
Related Guide: Hook Up A Powered Subwoofer To A Mixer?
4 mistakes that kill bass:
- When you increase the volume sound and bass out of the limit of the subwoofer. It can cause damage to the subwoofer.
- Sometimes we purchase a subwoofer at a cheap rate or second-hand. This type of subwoofer has already a low frequency of bass and sound. It can damage his frequency in a short time.
- If the subwoofer is very old. It can damage the bass. Because it’s component loss due to working for a long time.
- If your amp has a low capacity for the subwoofer. It can damage the bass of the subwoofer. When you connect the subwoofer with the amp/stereo of the car. Please check it.
Which brand is best for the subwoofer?
When you purchase a subwoofer from the market. You try to purchase a high-quality subwoofer.
More subwoofers are available in the market. But some companies of subwoofers are famous today. I suggest you. You should purchase a brand subwoofer. Because it has the best capacity compared to others. In my experience, some subwoofers are best.
- Pioneer TS-WX130DA – Best Enclosed 8-inch Sub for Deep Bass.
- Samsung _ Best performance for deep Bass
- Rockford Fosgate P3SD2-8 – Best 8-inch Deep Bass Subwoofer.
- Alto Professional _ best sound and bass quality
- Electro-Voice_ deep bass
- JBL-deep bass
- Skar Audio ZVX-15v2 – Best Bass Subwoofer for Car.
If occur any hole in the cone of the subwoofer. May create an issue in the cone of the subwoofer or a hole is punched into it. The cone of the subwoofer is the main component subwoofer. it can badly affect the bass of the subwoofer. If you faced the issue of a hole in the cone. You can change it easily at your home. If you have no budget for it. Dont worry. You can repair it easily at your home.
Conclusion ( My Final word)
I have fully explained all details at the top about how to get punchy bass from the subwoofer. If you have a subwoofer in your home or car etc. you can apply these solutions for every type of subwoofer. If you face this issue with your subwoofer. Dont worry about it. You should carefully read my all top solutions. Then you can easily solve it.
About my experience, I have more techniques to solve problems. But I am always sharing which techniques are easy and useful for you. Polyfill, subwoofer riser, subwoofer placement, and another set of amp and subwoofer are useful and common solutions. I always describe information in simple wording. So you can easily understand it. Please spend some time solving your problems. After applying all methods to your subwoofer. If it doesn’t solve the problem. Then I advise you that change your subwoofer. Because the old subwoofer lost its component. I think it is the best way. Then up to you.
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- bongdong, How can I make my sub sound less boomy and more punchy? Posted: August 21, 2014