Wharfedale SW-15 is a Powered Subwoofer by Wharfedale with a frequency range of 30-120 Hz. Wharfedale SW-15's built-in amplifier provides 400-watt RMS. The built-in power amplifier saves space & eliminates the need to connect Wharfedale SW-15 to an external amp. It features a 1 x 15" Paper Woofer is powered by a 400 watts amplifier.
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Wharfedale SW-15 has a Frequency response range of 30-120 Hz.
Here we have a comparison of how Wharfedale SW-15's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Among all subwoofers in our database with a max MSRP price of 1500$, these are the 5 Powered Subwoofer models that can reach deeper bass levels than the Wharfedale SW-15's 30Hz:
Wharfedale SW-15 has a variable Low-pass filter (LFP) which lets you choose a frequency level between 40-150 Hz in order to block any frequencies above that point from reaching the amplifier.
Wharfedale SW-15 also features a High-pass filter (HFP) working at N/A Hz, used to block any frequencies below that point.
Inputs and Outputs
- PreampLevel Inputs: Stereo RCA/LFE
- SpeakerLevel Inputs: No
- SpeakerLevel Outputs: No
- Wireless: No
Wharfedale SW-15 External Dimensions and Weight
Wharfedale SW-15 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 22-7/16inch x 19-3/8inch x 24-3/16inch (570.0 x 493.0 x 615.0mm ).
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of a loudspeaker may become a determining factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of Wharfedale SW-15 is approximately 3032.0cm2 / 470.0inch2.
Here we place the Wharfedale SW-15 virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a media center to get a better idea about the size.
The Wharfedale SW-15 weighs 31.57kg / 69.5lbs. Weight of a subwoofer is an important factor when you need to move and reposition the unit often to find the optimal positioning, also known as 'Subwoofer Crawling'. Here is a comparison of how Wharfedale SW-15's weight compared with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Wharfedale SW-15 has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet. Ported subwoofers are generally accepted to be more suitable for home theatre systems whereas the sealed designs are preferred for music oriented systems.
Does the Wharfedale SW-15 come with a Grille?
Wharfedale SW-15 comes with grilles. The purpose of the grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound pass as clearly as possible.
What's in the Box of Wharfedale SW-15?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Wharfedale SW-15:
Powered subwooferGrille6.5-feet AC power cordUser-feets Manual
3 Years of parts warranty and 3 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.