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Sony SA-W2500 subwoofer

Sony SA-W2500 subwoofer
alaScore 84

596 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 596 reviews of Sony SA-W2500 subwoofer. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. People really like the reliability and size. The design and usability also get good feedback.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Sony SA-W2500 subwoofer is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Sony SA-W2500 subwoofer from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on Reviewers are impressed by the price.


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony SAW2500 SpeakerSony SAW2500 Speaker

Dec, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 410 user reviews of Sony SA-W2500 subwoofer from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on Reviews about the reliability and design are on the whole positive. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably.

price, usability, size, design, reliability

94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony SA-W2500 Performance Line 100 Watt Subwoofer (Old Version)Sony SA-W2500 Performance Line 100 Watt Subwoofer (Old Version)

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: N/A (

SONY SA-W2500 100 watt Powered Subwoofer Single


Grate sound quality. The color exactly matched my furniture. A lot of features


Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: JeRRy (



I hooked it up like Daniel J. suggested and it works great . wish i had bought 2 when it was on sale

Sounds great ; lovely bass ; multople was to hook it up


Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (



The instructions say the LED goes red when speaker is "off" in automatic on mode. The light just goes out, but does automatically come on when a signal demands the subwoofer.

Speaker looked new and worked

I wonder what refurbish really means, unit operates slightly different than specified by the instructions

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: Stingerssx (

Yeah, uh.....


I wouldn't consider myself and "audiophile" but I do like good sound. That being said, I like to turn it up. I wanted to replace a 4" Sharper Image subwoofer that I got like 15 years ago for $20 (refurbished). It has been a good sub, rattles stuff,...

Well, if you don't have a subwoofer, and your book shelf speakers have a woofer smaller than 4" and you don't want loud, room shaking bass, and you just need some filler bass, and you live in an apartment above an older person who doesn't want to hear...

VERY VERY light weight. Good if you have a bad back. Bad if you want a powerful sound. Amp also sticks out the back so make sure you have clearance for air to cool it, if it ever gets hot. All controls are on the back. So to make any adjustments, you...

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: D. Jolley (

This thing REALLY thumps!


I have been an electronics technician since 1974 and this was the only way I could connect the Sony Subwoofer to my Panasonic 5.1 surround sound amplifier which had a much smaller and less powerful subwoofer. The way I have it connected, the bass from...

This Sony subwoofer really sounds GREAT ; My surround system didn't have an RCA output for a subwoofer, so I spliced the original subwoofer cable to the input of the amp to one of the left speaker inputs, then I ran my original subwoofer to the left...

None so far, just got it today and hooked it up

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: jmichaelfrederick (

Great value and service


Bought this from Newegg as a refurbished unit for 55.00, to add to my new Vizio 2.0 Sound Stand that I bought from WM for 98.00 (was 148.00). The Sound Stand has a sub out RCA jack that I was curious to try out without spending a lot of money. The...

Free shipping within 30 hours of placing order ; Best price ANYWHERE ; Good quality ; Attractive casing

Can't find any cons so far

Dec, 2014

Consumer review by: Nemam11 (

just got one


Just bought one for 98 bucks in wm

Awesome bang for the buck ; Has a front speaker pass through - if you don't have a sub out on the amp

Won't turn off with the rest of the stereo system (And the power button is on the bottom in the back of it) ; You want to put this thing under a table, looks good from front but has an ugly heatsink and amp on the back

Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: HappyGene (

Sony SA-W2500 subwoofer


For small/medium spaces and ganging up - it's just hard to beat. When I get some more $$, I'll proly get another ;) NOTE: It does NOT seem to cut off the regular speakers' frequency response (high pass) when you use the speaker level inputs vs. the...

Sounds very good as fill; silent off/on (can't hear relay unless you're really close); pleasantly tweakable integration with other components; even fits in a lower kitchen cabinet (neat experiment for doing dishes...hehe.)

For more critical listening, needs a tad of pillow stuffing and an internal brace (even a piece of broom handle works and worth the trouble); for organ contrabass, you only get a hint of the lowest register, but that's ok with me

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: Lando (

Not worth it


Do your homework before buying a subwoofer! Don't get dooped into something you don't like otherwise you'll get upgrade-itis.

It's pretty loud sometimes, and in exactly the right conditions. Mine hasn't died yet. It has lasted over 4 years

For the price, this is one of the worst subwoofers you can get. For $130 you can get a Dayton Audio Sub-1200 which can hit down to 25Hz. Can you believe that this Sony sub can only get down to 35Hz?? (I've tested it) And it's super quiet and distorted...

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: MIKEGHOWAR (

very good choice


i would have prefered to have 20-150HZ but this is close enough,the rest were 40-200HZ which means your going to miss the low end freq.100 watts can't beat the price another good deal...

May, 2014

Product Specifications

Sony's worldwide reputation for creating unique, attractive, high-quality, advanced technology products rests on a long line of innovations embraced by people from all walks of life. With a diverse product lineup serving a variety of lifestyles and industries, Sony continuously strives to introduce new products and technologies to meet changing market needs. PRODUCT FEATURES: 150 Watt Amplified Subwoofer; 10" Mica Reinforced Cellular Woofer; Motion Feed Back Technology; Speaker and Line Level Inputs; Frequency Response 28-200Hz.


Active / Passive Speakers:Active
Signal Connection:Wired


Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
HDMI:Not Applicable
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

Active / Passive Speakers:SIngle Active Component
Number of Speakers:Not Applicable
Sound Projector: No
Soundbar: No
Speaker Type:Single Subwoofer
System Type:Single Component


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony SA

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Active
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Max (RMS) Output Power:150Watt
Response Bandwidth:28 - 200Hz
Speaker System Type:Subwoofer