How many watts is the Bose Sub1?

The Bose Sub1 is rated at 480 watts, but as with all sound systems, that’s just a number.  It may not really help you work out if this is big enough, loud enough, or powerful enough for your events.

The numbers that are arguably far more important are decibels, or dB for short.

The Bose Sub1 is rated at 118 dB continuous, and 124 dB peak. Continuous dB is the one you probably should care about.

When a jet flies overhead, you can hear the engine.  It’s loud but we don’t talk about how many watts the engine noise is, we measure it in decibels.

Depending on the type of jet, a jet engine is approximately 150 dB at a distance of 30 metres.  Nobody talks about how many watts the sound of a passing train is (it’s about 110 dB).

And of course, “how loud it is” depends on the size of the room and how far away from the subwoofer you are.

Read more about the volume, dB and specs of the Sub1 compared to other Bose Pro audio on the unofficial Bose Pro Wiki here.

The full range of Bose Pro portable audio products is available here at Rich Audio, New Zealand’s most passionate Bose Professional reseller.

No home stereos, guitar strings, pianos, or big screen TVs, just portable Bose Pro audio with the Bose S1 Pro, L1 Pro, and F1 systems.New Zealand authorised Bose Pro reseller

How many watts is the Bose Sub1?

Get the Bose Sub1 delivered to your door

Bose Sub1

Connects seamlessly with the L1 Pro32 with a single cable!  Or add more kick to your Pro8 or Pro16.

Don’t forget protection with a Sub1 Rollerbag!


L1 Pro8 Acoustic Review

L1 Pro8 Acoustic Review

“Acoustic Review” has a history of no-hype reviews of acoustic guitars, along with everything you can connect them to with dozens of reviews on YouTube.

This is another great example of an honest review, one that tells you a few of the quirks and arguably “missing” features.  Will these few minor things make a difference to you and your needs?  Find out here.

Check out the Acoustic Review of the Bose L1 Pro8.