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You see, I just bought a Cyber Acoustics CA-3602 and I tried a little experiment of attaching my Altec Lansing 220's to the Subwoofer. IMO it sounded better than the CA's speaker's.

Is there a way I can just buy a subwoofer for cheaper than what I bought this whole set for? I bought the CA-3602 for 50.
I tried searching but I didnt see anything about selling computer subwoofer's by itself.
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While it is possible to buy just a subwoofer these subwoofers most likely will not come with an amp built in to drive speakers. In most home audio setups the receiver will drive the speakers and the subwoofer will have an amp for itself.

In these computer audio setups however the built in amp of the subwoofer is also used to drive the speakers. You could try searching CL or Ebay but otherwise its unlikely because these subwoofers are usually bundled with speakers. The other alternative is to attempt to sell the speakers.
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While it is possible to buy just a subwoofer these subwoofers most likely will not come with an amp built in to drive speakers. In most home audio setups the receiver will drive the speakers and the subwoofer will have an amp for itself.

In these computer audio setups however the built in amp of the subwoofer is also used to drive the speakers. You could try searching CL or Ebay but otherwise its unlikely because these subwoofers are usually bundled with speakers. The other alternative is to attempt to sell the speakers.
I figured as much. Thanks for telling me.
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