Today's product comparison has Music Critic comparing the Rockford Fosgate R2D4-10 Prime R2 DVC 4 Ohm 10-Inch 250 Watts RMS 500 Watts Peak Subwoofer to the Yamaha YST-SW012 8-Inch Front-Firing Active Subwoofer. You might think it all comes down to the price, but frankly there is a lot more to it. If you would like to see more product comparisons from the same category, click here.
Everyone has different preferences and priorities, so to make choosing easier we have attempted to give a frank review of the products. Let's start with the Rockford Fosgate R2D4-10 Prime R2 DVC 4 Ohm 10-Inch 250 Watts RMS 500 Watts Peak Subwoofer. Are you missing that crunchy bass sound in your car? Allow us to introduce you to Rockford Fosgate's car subwoofers. The R2D4-10 by Rockford Fosgate makes sure that you get the full music experience even in your car. It features a parabolic cone design which means solid bass production.
The second product we will be examining in this comparison is the Yamaha YST-SW012 8-Inch Front-Firing Active Subwoofer. Yamaha is known for raising the benchmark in the music world. The YST-SW012 by Yamaha gives you a true audio impression packed in a small size.
Voice coil plays an important role in every subwoofer. Generally, as time passes, the voice coil gets heated up resulting in failure or their resistance increases which reduces SPL output. In the R2D4, the company has equipped an anodized aluminum voice coil which can resist up to 100 degrees even at full power. Aluminum works like a heat-sink to quickly eliminate the thermal build-up which allows the subwoofer to keep cool even during high SPL conditions.
This front-firing subwoofer delivers miracles. Don’t be fooled by the unique enclosure - this subwoofer will blast your ears. They are only intended to reach an intermediate level of bass. From a beginners perspective, the YST-SW012 truly fulfills all of your expectations.
|HEAD TO HEAD COMPARISON|
|Rockford Fosgate R2D4-10 Prime R2 DVC 4 Ohm 10-Inch 250 Watts RMS 500 Watts Peak Subwoofer||Yamaha YST-SW012 8-Inch Front-Firing Active Subwoofer|
+ Anodized aluminum voice coils for a better cover overheating issues.
+ Stamp-cast baskets with spider venting.
+ 12 AWG compression terminals.
+ Mica injected polypropylene cone.
+ High 100W dynamic power.
+ Low-frequency response (28-200 Hz).
+ Linear port for minimizing disturbing noise.
+ 8-inch multi-range driver with magnetic shielding.
|WHAT OUR TEAM THOUGHT|
|So what are you waiting for? The R2D4-10 redefines your music experience with features like an integrated PVC trim ring, anodized aluminum voice coils, and much more at a budget. Does your subwoofer offer all this?||With a linear port to minimize the noise, a good low-frequency response range, and 8-inch multi-range driver, this subwoofer is the perfect partner for your home audio system.|
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