Summary: Have had other Kilpsch subs that left me with little desire to try that brand again, but this one is a good one! So good that I now have two. Bass response is pretty even and is a good pick for a small to medium-sized room (10x20 or so). Can't say I would recommend them for my Home Theater, but they can work there too, if need be.
Pros: Attractive Design, Easy To Set Up, Good Power Output
Excerpt: I originally bought 2 of these. I sold the first shortly after purchase because I didn't have a good acoustical place to put it. I love the punch this thing produces. Sounds awesome. Shakes the couch with explosions. The transient response, however, was terrible. The bass sounded sloppy, which was sometimes noticeable with movies, and very often with music. It never blended well with my bookshelf mains. I ended up selling the second one after about a year and a half.
Excerpt: Although good 8 and 10 subs respond well in music playback its difficult to match the impact a 12 sub has for the home AV system. I have a Klipsch downfacing 8 that is just fantastic with music. But, when it comes to AV its one thing to hear the deep sound of explosions or other effects and another to feel them! This forward facing 12 does just that - without distortion. My AV system uses a microphone to optimize speaker performace.
Summary: Just Picked up the sw112 at a Local a/v store out of Vero beach,Fl ,I listen to the martin Logan and the difenttech and tell you for the Price this sub is a great product! I have a pair of klipsch rf3 II and a rc3 II center but was using a infinty sub, Finally the sub went bad, but I tell you that the sw112 truely has made a big diffrence....the bass goes very Low with no rattle and no distortion. but you feel the bass right in your chest.,.
Summary: Pros: 300w of BASH power with built in anti clip, crank the volume and don't be worried that it'll blow up Good LFE, brought some low end to action scenes that they needed Cons: Its long, I would personally prefer it to be taller so less floor space is taken up. May not go over to well with the wife as it doesn't really " hide in the corner" Not very musical, while it has great LFE thats where it stops...
Summary: Pros: Great BASH 300W rms amp that wont clip. Crank the volume and don't be worried your subwoofer is going to kill itself. Sleek design, you don't find a lot of inverted cone HT subwoofers out there let alone slot ported ones. Cons: Very long, while not a bad thing for sound, the wife may not approve of this elephant in the room. Would prefer a taller and shorter design to save floor space.