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Monoprice Monolith 10, 12 and 15-inch Subwoofer Review

CrustyToad

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Awesome review, much appreciated!
Currently in Europe there is even a 15% discount on these but sadly they are out of stock...
Amazing value, especially in the European market where subs tend to be more expensive
 

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There's only a single XLR passthrough, what are you suposed to do with the other channel?
 
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There's only a single XLR passthrough, what are you suposed to do with the other channel?

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'tis the season...
 

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@hardisj Thanks for picking up the mantle of testing subs. Do you think you'll be reviewing Monoprice's new midrange (budget) offerings?
 

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If I do, it’ll be quite a while.

I’ve currently got the SVS SB2000 Pro and the SB3000 on hand but will have to wait for warm weather. Currently snowing here in Alabama. :eek:

Aside from those, I have the Kef R3 and DD8c to test.
If I were D&D, I'd start to get a little suspicious next week if it is still snowing in Alabama...
 

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I'm just a random guy, but from the numbers I'm seeing I don't understand why these subs aren't more popular. The 12" distortion and group delay seems unreal for the price. Am I missing something?
 
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I'm just a random guy, but from the numbers I'm seeing I don't understand why these subs aren't more popular. The 12" distortion and group delay seems unreal. Am I missing something?
Not offering free returns is probably one of the reasons. However, if you buy through Target you can return their subs (or speakers or whatever) to a Target store for free.

I have the 10" sub. I compared it directly to the RSL Speedwoofer 10s and the SVS PB1000 and the Monolith blew them both out of the water.
 
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That was a genuine question, I take it these subs cannot accept a L+R channel with a pass-through for the monitors, while L+R are summed internally to mono for the subwoofer, as some other subs do, for example:

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Not offering free returns is probably one of the reasons. However, if you buy through Target you can return their subs (or speakers or whatever) to a Target store for free.

I have the 10" sub. I compared it directly to the RSL Speedwoofer 10s and the SVS PB1000 and the Monolith blew them both out of the water.

Wow, that is an awesome option.
 
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