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Adam Professional Audio Sub8 Sub-woofer


ADAM Audio subwoofers are designed with one primary goal in mind: Achieving absolute accuracy and an authentic natural sound in the process of music reproduction.

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ADAM Audio sub-woofers are designed with one primary goal in mind: Achieving absolute accuracy and an authentic natural sound in the process of music reproduction. This means combining exceptional bass power with precision and clarity in every sub woofer. These elements are the perfect partners to complement the highly acclaimed clarity and transparency of ADAM monitors in the lower and lowest frequencies.

All sub-woofers feature both balanced (XLR) and unbalanced (RCA) input/output connectors and comprehensive control options that allow for adapting to different room acoustics and requirements.

Panel / Controls

All sub-woofers feature a level control (-60dB to +6dB), phase switch (180°) and a variable upper frequency control (50-150Hz). For the satellite outputs, an 85Hz high pass filter can be switched in to block frequencies below 85Hz so satellite speakers can meet the Dolby® recommendations for theater sound and also to relieve the satellites from the lower frequencies. In addition, you can either switch on/off the sub-woofer manually or use the option of automatically powering up the subwoofer whenever it receives a signal (‚signal-on/ continuous’).


The Sub8 is a small yet powerful sub-woofer designed to extend the low frequency capabilities of any nearfield monitoring system down to 30Hz.

It houses a robust 8.5″ woofer with a 1.5″ voice coil driven by a 160W ICE power amplifier. This amp combines low heat generation with high performance to handle maximum power levels, even during long mix sessions.

The front baffle features two motorized knobs that let you tailor input level and crossover frequency settings. These settings can also be controlled via the included wireless remote, allowing you to optimize your sound reproduction from your ideal listening position.

The Sub8 is designed for smaller rooms up to 20 square meters. It is an ideal match for the ADAM AX-Series and the S1X and S2X nearfield monitors.

Technical Data:

Sub woofer
Number 1
Basket Ø 8.5″ (210 mm)
Voice coil Ø 1.5″ (38 mm)
Cone material Paper
Built-in Amplifiers
Sub woofer 1
Amp. power RMS / music 160 W / 240 W
Input connectors
Analog XLR / RCA
General data
Panel Front
Frequency response 28 Hz – 150 Hz
THD > 60 Hz ≤1 %
Peak SPL max at 1m ≥110 dB
Crossover frequencies 50 – 150 Hz
Input impedance 10 KOhm
Weight 26.5 lb (12 kg)
Height x Width x Depth 16″ (410 mm) x 10″ (260 mm) x 15″ (380 mm)
Warranty 5 Years
Delivery contents
Remote control, Batteries (3 x AAA), Power cord, Manual

Additional information

Weight 26.5 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 10 × 16 in


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