Monolith M12-S 12" THX Certified Sealed Subwoofer
The Monolith™ THX® Certified Sealed Subwoofer series sets the standard for bass output, low distortion, and affordability. With chest thumping bass that plays down to well under 20Hz, the Monolith subwoofer unleashes cinema level volume, with the ability to convey and articulate the subtle nuances of music.
THX Certified Select: THX® engineers completed hundreds of different scientific tests to ensure the highest level of audio performance. The tests ensure the speaker can reach the high volumes necessary to achieve THX Reference Level without creating audible distortion or artifacts. THX Certified Select products are for medium sized rooms, up to 2,000 cubic feet in size, with a 10-12 foot viewing distance from the screen. Two subwoofers are needed to meet THX Select certification.
12" Driver: The Monolith™ 12" Driver was developed from the ground up with a design focus on achieving output, accuracy, dynamics, and linearity, while minimizing distortion. The driver is enclosed in a cabinet made from HDF material with massive internal bracing.
500-Watt Amplifier: The 500-watt RMS amplifier is built around a Texas Instruments™ 48-bit data path (with 28-bit filter coefficients) and DSP engine. Each amplifier's transfer function, power output limiting, and thermal protection are monitored to the millisecond and are customized for each individual driver. The high efficiency Class D amplifier modules are based on a proven topology that has been continuously refined over the past 4 years. The amplifier has vast reserves of power for highly accurate, deep bass for your home theater or music system.
This Monolith™ subwoofer amplifier has an extraordinarily high power output of 500 watts RMS (900 watts peak), which can deliver massive amounts of power when needed. Each Class D amplifier is built around a Texas Instruments™ 48-bit data path (with 28-bit filter coefficients) DSP engine, allowing virtually unlimited design flexibility with the assurance of no signal degradation. Each amplifier's transfer function, power output limiting, and thermal protection are monitored to the millisecond and are customized for each individual woofer and cabinet air volume combination. This state-of-the-art Class D amplifier technology ensures maximum headroom capability, excellent transient response, high output, and very low distortion when driving the Monolith™ 12-inch THX® Certified Select subwoofer.