The ASW is the most compact of all the ASW Series subwoofers. However, its powerful output belies its diminutive stature, and it can provide high-quality. Buy the compact and cute B&W ASW subwoofer from B&W online and in store now at Audio T!. Described as the most compact of the series subwoofers, I was wondering how well the B&W ASW would work with my reference.
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The rear controls are minor but well thought out, with a choice of EQ saw608 preset by switches and the usual phase, gain and crossover point controls.
B&W ASW review | What Hi-Fi?
Our Verdict Small but perfectly formed, this subwoofer will pleasantly exceed your expectations. Can this sub make a similarly strong impression?
Our Verdict Compact and solidly built box which turns in a fast, lively and punchy delivery. It’s a fine option. So we’re interested to see how the ‘ fares.
It’s not unheard of for comparatively small boxes to pump out fairly large amounts of bass, but producing really low bass notes usually requires a large driver to move large amounts of air. There are also two EQ settings — usually nominally for music and movies — and low-pass filter frequency settings. Against Limited by its size Will make complaining noises if overdriven.
There are undoubtedly shortcomings where deep basslines are concerned, but if it’s a compact, solidly built box that you’re after, this remains a fine saw608.
I have never, ever heard an 8in woofer do what this did. With movies I gave it some Evan Almighty DVD and although it was less keen on the biblical deluge stuff, it made a better than fair fist at moments like sudden animal grunts.
B&W ASW608 Passiver Subwoofer
Unsurprisingly, considering its provenance, this is also a rather natty-looking design, and it comes complete with lots asa608 tweaking potential. Against Can’t dig really deep. For Astonishing grip and musical low-end control for one so small Beautifully made.
Sure enough, the asd608 small driver does fall a little short compared with others when it comes to digging really deep. Small but beautifully formed Dinky this box may be, but there’s still a Watt amplifier inside this forward-firing, solidly made, sealed cabinet.
B&W ASW | TechRadar
The ASW is a fine choice of subwoofer if you’re really pushed for space. Now you would never order a woofer as dinky as this and a set of main speakers as mighty as the s, but as this beastie is made with equally-rugged components, right down to the Kevlar asww608 impregnating the resin and paper pulp cone, I figured it’d be azw608 to give it a spin. Rise of the Lycans provides plenty of opportunities for the sub to stretch its muscles, and the ASW turns in a fast, lively and punchy delivery.
I g&w through the 15Hz rumbles at the beginning of Gustav’s Mars, on the Telarc recording, and — stuff me with a kipper — this tiny thing created some actual room feeling, even underneath the mighty soundstage of the masterful series floorstanders. For Fast, lively and punchy. Of course, something has to give at this entry-level price — and you don’t get any bone-grasping bass — but the lack of compromise in terms of sheer musicality and depth aww608 bass extension is incredible.
I was worried that I really should go get a smaller system to test the subwoofer against and that I bb&w merely being both cruel and lazy, but I’ve ended up utterly astonished at just how capable a piece of kit this is. In the right-sized room this could be a proper musical treat for buyers more interested in accuracy than hurting the cat.
Compact and solidly built box which turns in a fast, lively and punchy delivery.