Velodyne FSR-12 Powered Subwoofer

2 ratings (2 Epinions reviews)
Share This!
  Ask friends for feedback

Consider Carefully

Jul 27, 2001
Review by  
Rated a Helpful Review
  • User Rating: OK

  • Ease of Use:
  • Durability:
  • Flatness:
  • Imaging:
  • Overall Sound:

Pros:Nice bottom end support for music

Cons:Not enough "oomph" for movies

The Bottom Line: Think a while before paying top dollar for this one-trick pony!


I purchased this subwoofer to compliment BIC Venturi tower speakers. My thought was that I wanted a very smooth, musical subwoofer so I would choose the brand that most people seem to believe is one of the best. I have not found Velodyne to live up to their name.

Sure enough, on music this sub really extends the bottom end and makes the whole experience more realistic. On movies, however, low end effects set this puppy mad. Often the sub refuses to produce the sound effects contained on the movie soundtrack and just sits there and cracks!

I called the factory about this situation. They sent a replacement amplifier which I installed. There was no difference. When I called back, they informed me that this subwoofer wasn't designed for home theatre and, perhaps, I should choose a different model. Subsequently, I have sold my sub for a fraction of what I paid for it and am going to look into a different brand.


Recommend this product? No


Amount Paid (US$): 1000


Share this product review with your friends   
Share This!


Related Deals You Might Like...

Velodyne Imact Mini Powered Subwoofer (white)

Velodyne Imact Mini Powered Subwoofer (white)

Velodyne Imact Mini Powered Subwoofer (White) The MDP amplifiers used in the Velodyne Impact-Mini speaker offers an amazing bass response, so that you...
eBay

$455.00

FREE Shipping
Velodyne - Digital Drive PLUS 10 Subwoofer - Ebony

Velodyne - Digital Drive PLUS 10 Subwoofer - Ebony

Learn more about Magnolia Premium Installation Create a full-bodied audio experience with this Velodyne Digital Drive PLUS 80-DDP10BG 10 subwoofer, wh...
Best Buy

$3299.99

FREE Shipping
Velodyne Imact Mini Powered Subwoofer (black)

Velodyne Imact Mini Powered Subwoofer (black)

Velodyne Imact Mini Powered Subwoofer (Black) The MDP amplifiers used in the Velodyne Impact-Mini speaker offers an amazing bass response, so that you...
eBay

$448.99

FREE Shipping
Velodyne Optimum-8 Powered Subwoofer

Velodyne Optimum-8 Powered Subwoofer

Velodyne Optimum-8 Powered Subwoofer Echo And Optics Contoured Cabinet Design High-Gloss, Black Piano Lacquer Finish Unmatched Performance, Low Distor...
eBay

$1195.00

FREE Shipping
Velodyne - Impact-Mini 300W Subwoofer - Black Ash

Velodyne - Impact-Mini 300W Subwoofer - Black Ash

Learn more about Magnolia Premium Installation Enjoy robust low-end audio with minimal distortion with this Velodyne Impact-Mini 80-IMPMINI subwoofer ...
Best Buy

$459.99

FREE Shipping
Velodyne Optimum Series 12-inch Subwoofer

Velodyne Optimum Series 12-inch Subwoofer

Velodyne Optimum Series 12-Inch Subwoofer Echo And Optics Contoured Cabinet Design High-Gloss, Black Piano Lacquer Finish Unmatched Performance, Low D...
eBay

$1458.99

FREE Shipping
Velodyne - Optimum 10 2400W Subwoofer - Black Gloss Lacquer

Velodyne - Optimum 10 2400W Subwoofer - Black Gloss Lacquer

Learn more about Magnolia Premium Installation Immerse yourself in captivating sound reproduced by this Velodyne Optimum 80-OPT10RB subwoofer that uti...
Best Buy

$1499.99

FREE Shipping
Velodyne Impact-mini 300w Self-powered Subwoofer (black)

Velodyne Impact-mini 300w Self-powered Subwoofer (black)

Impact-Mini Self-Powered Subwoofer is designed for both professional and home entertainment enthusiasts with the capability to deliver a full, clear, ...
eBay

$459.00

FREE Shipping
Velodyne - Digital Drive PLUS 12 Subwoofer - Ebony

Velodyne - Digital Drive PLUS 12 Subwoofer - Ebony

Learn more about Magnolia Premium Installation Enjoy the full-bodied sound of deep bass notes with this Velodyne Digital Drive PLUS 80-DDP12BG 12 subw...
Best Buy

$3799.99

FREE Shipping
Velodyne - WI-Q 390W Wireless Subwoofer - Black Ash Vinyl

Velodyne - WI-Q 390W Wireless Subwoofer - Black Ash Vinyl

Learn more about Magnolia Premium Installation Fill your room with intense bass using this Velodyne WI-Q 80-WIQ10BV subwoofer that features auto EQ ba...
Best Buy

$799.99

FREE Shipping