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nuSub XW-1200

  • Unrivalled: Compact high-performance active subwoofer with 420 watts
  • Abysmally low: 19 Hz lower cut-off frequency for almost perfect bass response
  • Convenient: Can be controlled conveniently and reliably via app
  • Adaptable: Effective X-room calibration for clean bass without interference from the listening room
  • Convincing: Large 32cm bass driver, long-throw design
  • Elegant: Minimalist, elegant design with high-quality finishes
  • Flexible: Suitable for all applications
  • Connecting: High flexibility thanks to Nubert X-Connect compatibility

Bass performance perfected

The empirical knowledge accumulated by Nubert engineers over decades has resulted in the nuSub XW-1200, Nubert's current flagship subwoofer. With a maximum possible bass response of 19Hz, the top model realises an absolute best value despite its relatively compact dimensions. Thanks to the powerful 420 watt amplifier and long-throw 32 cm downfire chassis, the component is extremely powerful even in the deepest regions. Together with the deep matt lacquer finish and its elegant cabinet with rounded edges, it certainly doesn't look out of place in the living room. Of course, with X-Connect compatibility and X-Room calibration, it offers all the advantages and features of the Nubert subwoofer portfolio.

2.1 sound system

Our subwoofer is ideal for setting up a 2.1 system in combination with the nuConnect ampX. Here, speakers and subwoofer are synchronized to play from a single source.

Even more bass

The XW-1200 is the first choice when the focus is clearly on home theater. Then the subwoofer is also ideal for the construction of multi-subwoofer solutions (eg SBA). So nothing stands in the way of a 7.2.4 system.

Wireless Connection

A subwoofer that develops so much bass benefits immensely from optimal positioning in the room. With its wireless connection via X-Connect or X-Connect Surround, the XW-1200 offers maximum flexibility of placement.

The XW-1200 in a set

The draught of our XS-8500 RC is still not enough for you? Then one or two XW-1200 are the solution. We have already preconfigured suitable sets that are ready to go.

Details


High performance driver

The 12-inch driver was developed according to our requirements: High efficiency, high maximum excursion, low resonant frequency and precisely matched to the parameters of the bass reflex enclosure. Your advantage: a subwoofer that combines depth and precision and ideally converts the provided amplifier power into acoustic performance.

X-Connect und X-Connect Surround

Freedom for the woofer. The nuSub series can receive both X-Connect and X-Connect Surround and can therefore be directly connected wirelessly with many Nubert devices. By means of nuConnect trx, the wireless technology can also be retrofitted to other systems. Your advantage: stable connection and free placement of the subwoofer. Further information

X-Remote App

X-Remote

Our subwoofers don't have an included remote control, because your smartphone takes care of that. Our Nubert X-Remote app works with the power-saving Bluetooth LE standard and provides access to all functions of the subwoofer. Your advantage: full control at all times and no more aiming necessary.

X-Room Calibration

Your smartphone is also the heart for our calibration function X-Room Calibration, which automatically corrects the bass by ± 6dB in the range of 20 to 160 Hz with fully parametric equalizers. IOS devices serve directly as a microphone for the algorithm, Android devices require an additional microphone due to different hardware equipment. Your advantage: Better bass reproduction for your listening position.

X-Room Calibration

Colours

Our nuSub models are silk-matt and multi-layer lacquered. The choice is yours: White for a subtle look in the living room or timeless black as a statement for the home theater?

Design

The trend is towards greater integration into living spaces and a more inconspicuous appearance for loudspeakers. The design brief was therefore clear: a clean front with gentle curves. The result is a subwoofer that could be mistaken for a seat cube and blends in discreetly.

Series overview

Our nuSub series consists of 4 models, is the latest generation of our woofers and relies on downfire technology. The subwoofers are controlled via the Nubert X-Remote app and can be calibrated to the room via X-Room Calibration from your smartphone. In addition, all subwoofers can also be controlled wirelessly via radio.

Nubert Hörraum nuBoxx

Committed to honest sound

We are a German company that has been developing and selling speakers directly for over 45 years. We stand for neutral reproduction so that you receive exactly the same signal that is present on the source. We add nothing and leave nothing out. We promise! You can find more information about our philosophy here.

Nubert Gebäude

There's more to Nubert

We develop all nuSub models in Schwäbisch Gmünd. Our engineers optimise every detail, from the housing and drivers to the sound tuning. Once series production has started, all nuSub models are tested by us in Schwäbisch Gmünd for appearance, technology and sound so that you receive a perfect product.

Zweite Wahl

This product as 2nd choice

In some installation locations - for example with rearspeakers behind a curtain - the visual appearance plays a subordinate role, but the function must be guaranteed without restriction. Here, our 2nd choice is the ideal solution for price-conscious customers. These are exhibition items, customer returns or discontinued models with minor signs of use, but which have been technically inspected by our service department. We also give a full 2-year guarantee on the 2nd choice.

nuReality App

nuReality - AR App

Bring the high end into your home in advance with our augmented reality app. Our 360° view or our AR mode provide the final details for your favourite speakers in your own four walls.

Google Play

Apple Store

Nubert Hörraum nuBoxx

Committed to honest sound

We are a German company that has been developing and selling speakers directly for over 45 years. We stand for neutral reproduction so that you receive exactly the same signal that is present on the source. We add nothing and leave nothing out. We promise! You can find more information about our philosophy here.

Nubert Gebäude

Quality management

All nuSub models are thoroughly tested by us in Schwäbisch Gmünd to ensure that you receive a perfect product. We check the appearance, technology and sound for the best results for you.

nuReality App

nuReality - AR App

Bring High End into your home in advance with our Augmented Reality App. Our 360° view or our AR mode offer final details for your desired loudspeakers in your own four walls.

Google Play

Apple Store

Listen to it now in our stores!

Test results


We are awarded. And proud of it.

Wuchtbrumme

nuSub XW-1200 - Druck, Pegel und Power

Highlight und Heimkino-Tipp

Sehr gut: kabellosen Surround-Set rund um den nuXinema preAV

High End-Audio kabellos

X-Connect Surround - hervorragende Klangqualität bei Musik und Heimkino

Ausgezeichnetes Heimkino-Universum

Universales Klanggenie: nuXinema preAV mit nuPro XS-6000 RC, XS-4000 RC und nuSub XW-1200

Platz 2 „Lautsprecher & PA-Systeme“

nuSub XW-1200 beim SOUNDCHECK Leser Polls

Gewaltiger Eindruck

nuBoxx-Set: Preistipp!

Starker Einstieg

nuBoxx-Set: Starker Einstieg

Cleveres Subwoofer-Flaggschiff

nuSub XW-1200: Cleveres Subwoofer-Flaggschiff

Würde ich mir sofort ins Wohnzimmer stellen

nuSub XW-1200: begeistert Audiophile

Rundum gelungener Allrounder - Preistipp!

nuSub XW-1200: Sehr gut, Preistipp!

Ein überaus potenter Sub für anspruchsvolle Bass-Enthusiasten

nuSub XW-1200: Spitzenklasse, Best Product, PLV hervorragend

nuSub-Serie: perfekter Bass in jeder Größe - Testurteil 94%!

nuSub-Serie: perfekter Bass in jeder Größe

Mächtig, kontrolliert und bei Bedarf brachial. Preistipp!

nuSub XW-1200: Mächtiger Preistipp

Hochpotenter Subwoofer - das Maß der Dinge

nuSub XW-1200: das Maß der Dinge

Accessories


We not only build exceptional loudspeakers and electronics, but also offer the matching accessories. So you can find everything useful for our products, from cables to adapters.

Monacor ILA-1020
Level reducer
€21.90 / Piece

nuCable Y-Adapter 6
Subwoofer adapter
€10.00 / Piece

nuCable Y-Adapter 9
High End Subwoofer adapter
€32.00 / Piece

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nuConnect trX
Wireless Transceiver
€119.00 / Piece €149.00 (€30.00 saved)

Lowest price in the last 30 days before price reduction: €99.00 / unit
Staywired Pro Flex
Organisational talent
€12.50 / Piece

Content: 0,5 Meter (€25.00 / 1 Meter)

XRC Android Interface
Smartphone Measuring Microphone
€39.00 / Piece


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nuPro XS-8500 RC
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€1,969.00 / Piece

FAQ's



Questions about subwoofers

The requirements of our customers have changed over time and are increasingly moving towards greater living room integration. Therefore, the move from frontfire to downfire woofers came about at the request of our customers.

We give a 2-year warranty on active speakers. You can find exact details of our conditions here. However, we also offer a warranty extension to a total of 5 years, all info can be found here.

If you want to use an Android smartphone with the X-Room Calibration, you need our XRC Android interface. This is necessary because the different phone manufacturers use different microphones, drivers and operating system versions. Due to the separate microphone, we can guarantee a good result.


Reviews


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Here with us, every review is checked for authenticity and is then approved. So you can be sure that the feedback you give us about our products is genuine.

Christian

19 June 2022

Leider kein Subsonic Filter einstellbar

Markus

4 April 2022

Kraftpaket auf hohem Niveau

Klaus

24 February 2022

Ab in den Bass-Keller...

Markus

24 February 2022

Unglaublich !!!

Technical information


Subject to technical changes.

Box type, sound and recommended use

When the best is just good enough, the nuSub XW-1200 is just the right choice. With over 400 watts of impulse power and a lower cut-off frequency of 19 hertz, the largest and most powerful subwoofer in the nuSub series achieves impressive performance values that allow it to master even the most demanding tasks with ease. Whether as a potent effects unit in the home theater, as a soundbar support in a class of its own, in a wireless sub-sat network with compact speakers or as a playing partner of a high-end hi-fi system: the nuSub XW-1200 is recommended wherever the desire for maximum low bass and marrow-shaking bass impulses is awakened.

Thanks to its new amplifier module with higher continuous and music power, generous reserves of the power supply and, above all, its mighty 32-centimeter-diameter woofer driver with ultra-wide excursion, the nuSub XW-1200 unleashes breathtaking low-frequency thunderstorms or underscores living room concerts with harmonious undertones - depending on the application and sound material. In fact, the nuSub XW-1200 even surpasses the performance of the legendary nuLine AW-1100, which has won multiple "Subwoofer of the Year" awards from various trade magazines (see test references).

The nuSub XW-1200 scores with all the advantages of its more compact siblings, including the elegant, living room-friendly downfire design, convenient operation via smartphone app and wireless control via radio link. The transmitter is either an amplifier or active speaker from Nubert's X-generation (e.g. nuConnect ampX, nuXinema preAV, nuPro XS, ...) or the nuConnect trX. With this practical wireless module, even older AV receivers or stereo amplifiers can be made fit for the wireless age. It is even possible to operate several nuSub woofers at the same time to achieve the most even and harmonious low-frequency distribution in the room. Alternatively, the nuSub XW-1200 can simply be connected via the line input.

There are also several options for operation. The crossover frequency and level can be easily set via the rotary control on the back of the subwoofer. Pressing the knob switches between the two functions; the currently selected value is indicated by correspondingly colored LEDs. The control is even easier and graphically clearly presented with the help of our free app Nubert X-Remote for iOS and Android. With the help of the program's calibration function, the subwoofer can even be ideally adjusted to the room acoustics. Droning effects or "bass holes" are reliably reduced. You can find out more about the mobile app in the box below.

This unit can be paired with other X-Platform products via Nubert's X-Connect and X-Connect Surround wireless standards.

Both standards transmit sound data in high resolution, securely and with minimal latency. X-Connect transmits 2 channels at 192 kHz and 24 bits for maximum performance in stereo operation. X-Connect Surround, on the other hand, transmits up to 8 channels at 48 kHz and 24 bits for simple and elegant integration in multi-channel systems.

The speakers of the nuPro X and XS series and the ampX amplifier transmit in the X-Connect standard, as does the nuConnect trX adapter. This can also be used to integrate hi-fi and home theater products from other manufacturers into the wireless network. The soundbase nuPro XS-8500 RC and the AV preamplifier nuXinema preAV transmit in the X-Connect Surround standard.

The models in our nuSub series can therefore be used to effortlessly expand stereo satellite speakers as well as soundboards and home theater systems.

Design principle and housing

The nuSub XW-1200 is designed as an active bass reflex subwoofer in the so-called downfire design. This means that the drivers and bass reflex tubes radiate downwards. Solid feet with height-adjustable spikes ensure distance and a horizontal stand. The special acoustic challenges of this design are mastered, among other things, by the clever use of a digital signal processor - more about this in the section "Control, App and Room Measurement" below.

One of the advantages of the downfire construction principle is the discreet design. As a flat cuboid with gently rounded edges, the XW-1200 elegantly blends into virtually any interior style. The connectors and controls have been discreetly placed on the rear panel. The cabinet is made of robust and acoustically beneficial wood fiber material (MDF) and is finished with a high-quality lacquer in a satin matt finish.

Chassis

The nuSub XW-1200 uses a newly developed 32-centimeter chassis with an especially long stroke. Inspiration and starting point was the driver of the legendary nuLine AW-1100, which was optimized in the course of elaborate test series for the requirements of this new subwoofer and the downfire design. A wide, flexible surround enables particularly wide diaphragm excursions. The generously dimensioned drive with double magnet system has a high efficiency and can generate enormous sound pressures with the lowest possible distortion. To increase the load capacity in continuous use, all critical components have been thermally optimized. A final equalization is performed by the integrated signal processor, which controls the chassis in every playback situation in the best possible way.

Amplifier module

The power amplifier of the nuSub woofers is based on the proven digital amplifiers of the nuPro series and features the same high-quality signal processing and impressive efficiency. The power supply of the nuSub XW-1200 has been further developed and improved over the models in the nuSub XW-700 and 900, providing significantly more impulse and continuous power. The output filters have also been adjusted for the increased output power. With 360 watts nominal or 420 watts of music power and the highest impulse fidelity, the nuSub XW-1200 gives impressive bass performances in larger listening rooms. All settings are managed by the built-in Digital Signal Processor (DSP).

Optional wireless operation

The subwoofers in the nuSub series have a line input that allows them to be connected to standard receivers and amplifiers with a sub output using a Y-cable. Alternatively, each subwoofer can also receive sound signals wirelessly. Either our amplifiers nuConnect ampX and nuXinema preAV or a master speaker from the nuPro X and XS series (for example a nuPro XS-4000 or also the soundbar nuPro XS-8500) are recommended as sending stations. With the nuConnect trx, we also offer a transmitter module that can be used to make conventional receivers fit for the wireless age. The radio range is typically around 15 meters. The possibilities are endless!

Control, app and room calibration

As an alternative to the knob on the subwoofer, the free Nubert X-Remote app for iOS and Android can also be used. The use of the app is particularly recommended for complex operating procedures, as it presents advanced functions such as the definition of the crossover frequency in a particularly clear manner. The program automatically adapts the menu interface to the equipment of the respective connected device. A speaker from the nuPro X series offers different functions than, for example, the integrated amplifier nuConnect ampX.

The app's advanced features include bass equalization, which enables optimal low-frequency reproduction at the listening position and reliably minimizes dreaded room modes. The application is very easy to use: Start the app, connect to the nuSub and navigate to the X-Room Calibration entry via the main menu in the upper left corner. Now follow the instructions of the app to start the calibration. To do this, simply play and record the test signal (white noise) for a few seconds; the process is largely automatic. The smartphone or tablet then calculates the best possible tuning curve from the played back test signal and then transmits this to the subwoofer's Digital Signal Processor (DSP), where the calibration is permanently stored. The calibration can be stored in one of the preset locations so that a comparison between activated optimization and unchanged playback is possible at any time. The X-Room Calibration function can be used in parallel with the other sound settings.

Attention: For technical reasons, the calibration only works with current iOS devices without additional accessories. Android smartphones and tablets do not provide reliable measurement results due to the large number of microphones used with different parameters. The solution is the optional Nubert XRC Android Interface: a compact plug-in module that connects to the USB input (type C) of the mobile device and gives the X-Remote app access to a precise measurement microphone and a sophisticated analog-to-digital converter. This handy USB dongle can be used to accurately capture the XRC system's measurement tone or room response, and then the app can calculate the optimal correction curve and transmit it to the signal processor. More information about the application can be found in the manual.

More info in technology

For all technically interested music and home cinema lovers who are not put off by hard facts and metrological details, Günther Nubert's "Technik satt" offers plenty of technical correlations and electro-acoustic background knowledge as well as the topic of sound optimization and insights into the development and history of Nubert loudspeakers and devices.