Integrating a subwoofer into a 2-Channel Hifi system is often far more difficult than adding one in a Home Cinema setup. Both require fine tuning in order to convey a cohesive response and unilateral load of the room, but in order to achieve the speed, poise and polish needed for convincing musical playback, the task of joining the lower frequencies of a subwoofer to the main speakers can be extremely frustrating, yet ultimately rewarding. Dan Worth integrates the £1000 REL T9i Subwoofer into his system.

“Over the past 20 years or so I have had numerous subwoofers in both AV and Hifi sound systems, some can be fantastic for speed and punch and others great for huge impact and pressurised room interaction – or high spls. Cone size, cone material, cabinet structure, amplification type and strength, feet type, platform material and overall positioning all play a part in overall performance…”

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