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I have Klipsch promedia 2.0 speakers and am thinking about getting a subwoofer. I've noticed that after searching, pc subwoofers don't seem to be sold separately. Any suggestions on a fairly cheap (<$100, preferably under $50 if possible) option?
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Nevermind, I guess it's not just as simple as buying a standalone subwoofer and plugging it in.
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you can buy a home theater sub that has high (speaker) level inputs and us that, but expect to spend at least $200 to get something decent.
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i have seen some stand alone subs for as low as $100-$150 at Fry's Electronics. not sure if there is one near you though
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Originally Posted by spacegoast View Post
i have seen some stand alone subs for as low as $100-$150 at Fry's Electronics. not sure if there is one near you though
those were most likely passive units. you would need a powered sub for computer speakers.


Keep an eye on Tweak City
http://www.tweakcityaudio.com/forum/showthread.php?t=12

They have a new sub that will be coming out soon and will sell for $159. It will be a powered unit designed by Mark Seaton, one of the biggest names in subwoofer design.
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