A lot of folks crave room-shaking bass, but some prefer it more tightly controlled.
Little speakers or subwoofers may promise deep and powerful bass, but truly deep bass only comes from big woofers. Speaker cabinet size also plays a huge role in determining bass quality and quantity, so go for big speakers if bass is a major priority. To a lesser degree the same logic applies to headphones: full-size headphones generate more bass impact than tiny earbuds.
Speaker and headphone designers know most people prefer a little too much rather than too little bass, so they usually add a little … Read more