In addition to their full line of vented subwoofers, Power Sound Audio also makes sealed-box subs including the S3601.

Power Sound Audio S3601 Subwoofer

This monster sports two 18-inch diameter drivers with a nuclear-powered ICE amplifier (just kidding on the nuclear power – but not by much…) I’ve always been curious to try a sealed design. Many such boxes trade the lowest frequencies for tighter control and greater output.

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By adding driver area and cabinet volume, those subterranean tones can be included, if you have enough power. With 1700 watts continuous and 4300 watts peak, the S3601 should be able to handle anything my system can dish out.

In addition to giving you “mine’s bigger than yours” bragging rights, the Power Sound Audio S3601 is also one seriously sophisticated sub. The phrase “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” springs to mind.

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The sub can rattle the ribcage on demand, but can also produce sublime pitch definition and fast, tight bass. And unlike most other subs on the market, the S3601 can work its magic in almost ANY sized room. Is it worth its $2K price? Watch for the upcoming review!

Power Sound Audio S3601 Subwoofer

  • vneal

    Teaser review? Subwoofers seem to be the rage. I understand this for HT which in my opinion is MUCH LESS DEMANDING audio wise and it is with my HT system that I use a pair of JL Audio F110s. I find that in 2 channel they somehow take something away from the experience is many rooms

  • Boomzilla

    Hi venal –

    Yes, subs are pretty much mandatory for HT use, but I think I can make some cogent arguments that they can do a great job of augmenting a straight stereo system also. I discuss this in depth during the actual review – Watch for it and let’s take up the conversation again after publication.

  • Carlo Lo Raso

    I use a pair of stereo subs in my 2-channel rig and, given the right room and careful setup, they can sound both musical and impactful.

  • Boomzilla

    Stereo subs ARE better than a 2.1 setup in most rooms. If nothing else, the room ‘s bass-echoes are somewhat diffused by the dual bass locations.