Is More Than One Subwoofer Necessary?

Is More Than One Subwoofer Necessary?

JL Audio Subwoofers Elevate your Home Audio and Entertainment When you’re enjoying a new film in your custom home theater or listening to a new album from your favorite artist in the media room or dedicated listening room, you want the highest level of audio performance available. Complete immersion is ideal. But how does your home audio setup come into play over this? For true high-fidelity sound and bass, do you really need more than one subwoofer? In this blog, we’ll dive into JL Audio speakers and systems, and why bass is a critical component of a home audio installation and setup in your Noblesville, IN space. Learn why you need to feel your audio, not just hear it!   Keep reading below to see what misconceptions many homeowners have when it comes to their audio, and how we can enhance yours with the right installations. SEE ALSO: Top 3 Ways to Customize Your Home Theater Does the “.1” subwoofer channel in multi-channel audio mean you only need one subwoofer? The “.1” actually refers to a dedicated Low Frequency Effects (LFE) channel that you’ll find in many surround mixes. This setup doesn’t include the entirety of the bass in the whole audio mix. And if there is no subwoofer, the surround recording’s LFE channel audio is then played back through the system’s speakers. Then, when there is one subwoofer or more – the LFE channel audio is delivered to the subwoofers on its own or combined with the low frequencies that are in the other audio channels as well.   Is bass non-directional, or can you put the subwoofer...