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BX10s Active Subwoofer

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Accurate response down to 20Hz!

The BX10s active subwoofer is ideal for any monitoring environment requiring an accurate low-frequency response down to 20Hz. Comprising a 10" composite driver, 240W internal amplifier, and a variable 50 to 200Hz crossover, the BX10s delivers tight, clean bass in a compact chassis”perfect for project studios where space is often at a premium. The BX10s audio speaker is suited perfectly for either 2-channel stereo or multichannel surround monitoring environments and is designed to integrate with any powered direct-field studio monitors, including the M-Audio BX5a and BX8a active reference monitors. The BX10s even includes a subwoofer bypass function so you can judge how a mix will sound without a dedicated subwoofer”controllable via the included sustain pedal.


  • 10" composite driver
  • 240W amplifier
  • Rear bass-reflex port
  • Variable 50-200Hz crossover with easy settings for Dolby Digital, DTS and THX compliance
  • Low frequency responbse down to 20hz
  • Adjustable gain (-30db to +6db)
  • Balanced XLR and 1/4" TRS inputs and outputs
  • Subwoofer bypass function with 1/4" footswitch input
  • Auto on/off "sleep" function
  • Phase switch (0/180 degrees)
  • Video shielding for use near crts
  • Removable grill

BX10s Active Subwoofer Specifications:

  • Type: bass-reflex active powered subwoofer
  • Woofer Driver: 10-inch composite (treated paper/fiberglass) cone with high-temperature voice coil and damped rubber surround
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 200Hz (-3dB points)
  • Crossover: HP/LP linked filter sweepable from 50 - 200Hz; 24dB/octave 4th-order alignment
  • Input Sensitivity: 85mV pink noise input produces 100dBA output SPL at one meter with volume control at maximum
  • Amplifier: 240 watts average power into 8 Ohms, discrete transistor design
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 86dB (A-weighted)
  • THD at Rated Power, Mono Mode: 0.019% (175 W)
  • Inputs: two XLR balanced inputs; two TRS balanced/unbalanced inputs
  • Outputs: two XLR balanced outputs for satellites; two TRS balanced/unbalanced outputs for satellites
  • Controls: volume/gain control, 10dB bass boost switch, sleep mode switch, phase inverse switch, variable crossover control, subwoofer bypass footswitch jack
  • Input Impedance: 20k ohms balanced, 10k ohms unbalanced
  • Maximum Input Level: +20dBU
  • Auto Turn Off Time: 15 minutes
  • Auto Turn On Input Sensitivity: 7.3 mV
  • Protection: over temperature, turn-on/off transient, subsonic filter, external mains fuse, DC protection, over current protection
  • Indicator: power on (blue) or standby/bypass (red)
  • Power Requirements: dual-voltage (selectable by rear-panel switch) for either 100-120V/50/60Hz or 220-240V/50/60Hz; powered via detachable grounded IEC cable
  • Cabinet: vinyl-laminated MDF
  • Dimensions: 15 in. (h) x 15 in. (w) x 15 in. (d); 38.1 cm (h) x 38.1 cm (w) x 38.1 cm (d)
  • Shipping Weight: 54.6 lbs, 24.75 kg
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