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  F15HP Direct Servo subwoofer
15" high power sub

 

Finesse meets brute force

We've introduced our HP series to satisfy the needs of customers with larger rooms and those who want greater bass impact. Our HP subs offer two advantages when compared to our other subs. The first is 2 dB higher output. At bass frequencies, every 6 to 10 dB increase sounds twice as loud (the actual number varies with listeners). So the 2 dB increase with our HP series will sound around one third louder. The second benefit is an increase in perceived authority and impact. When a subwoofer amplifier reaches it's limits, clipping occurs. This tends to reduce the dynamics and authority of the sound. Our HP subs can play cleanly where our other subs are operating at their limits. The difference is felt as much as it is heard.

There are other "brute force" subs on the market, but what our HP series achieve is a combination of brute force and finesse. Now the articulate and dynamic bass that our other subs have become known for is available with greater punch.

Direct Servo Technology

All our subwoofers use our patented Direct Servo technology, providing high end performance at an affordable price. It allows us to use lighter and more efficient drivers and still achieve deep bass without using excessive amounts of power. The servo reduces memory effects, counteracts thermal compression and various forms of driver non linearities. Unlike many other non-servo subs which exhibit two-mode bass: either with too much bass when volume is up or with too little or no bass when the volume is down, our higher resolution subwoofers allow customers to listen at lower level and yet able to hear details in the bass in a wide range of volume level. In other words, the bass is simply more natural instead of constantly drawing our attention that we have a subwoofer in the system.

You can read about Direct Servo in more detail in our technology section.

View animation demonstrating how Direct Servo works >

H600XLR3 Amplifier and DS1510 Driver

F15HP now uses our new high power H600XLR3 servo amplifier and DS1510 driver. DS1510 features anodized aluminum cone, a 3" voice coil, and 200 oz magnet. Its linear excursion range has increased to +/- 20mm (from +/-15mm of DS1502). The entire subwoofer is 12lbs heavier.

The quickguide of the H600XLR3 amplifier for sealed subs can be found here . H600XLR3 amps do not have high pass filter RCA output, nor speaker level inputs. The response curves with various extension frequency/damping combinations of both amplifiers can be found in our EQ page. The other amplifier options and their quickguide can be found here: H600PEQ3.

Our speaker level inputs are only compatible with power amplifiers having single ended outputs with black lead output labelled as "COM", "GND", or "Ground". Wyre4sound power amplifiers and others with differential outputs are not compatible. These amps need an XLR type 3-wire (one positive, one negative, and one ground) for safe speaker level input operation.

The feet are sold separately. Black cones are made of anodized aluminum. Price includes shipping to 48 US continental states only. Shipping to other region or country should inquire us for actual cost. Due to tariff increase, we have reduced the mult-sub discount to 5% excluding shipping.

Documentation:
H600XLR3 Quickguide
Integration guide

  Description: FREE SHIPPING to 48 US continental STATES Price  
  F15HP-BO-XLR3 black oak grain finish with H600XLR3 amplifier and black cone driver $1424 buy it now
  F15HP-BM-XLR3 black matte finish with H600XLR3 amplifier and black cone driver $1424 buy it now
  Shipping upcharge and duty for F15HP to Canada (per subwoofer) $260 buy it now

  Description: Other Options Price  
  Change to silver cone driver for one subwoofer $70 buy it now
  Upgrade to H600PEQ3 (with speaker level inputs and no XLR inputs) $50 buy it now

Spike Feet

Our subs can be placed directly on carpet floors or matching spike feet are available. These are 1.2" in diameter and 1.75" in height. The thread size is M10. Spike feet are not recommended on hard surfaces where we recommend the standard rubber feet which inlcuded in our subwoofers. Free shipping in the shopping cart is only valid when ordered and shipped with subwoofers.

  Description Price  
  A set of M10 Chrome spike feet (add-on only at time of sub purchase) $45 buy it now
  A set of M10 Chrome spike feet (purchase without sub) $55 buy it now