How can you hear the subwoofer if its in the trunk? How to hold down subwoofer in trunk? A subwoofer should be used to extend the bass response of your main speakers and blend in seamlessly. I have a subwoofer which has a hole at the front, and the speaker on the side. subwoofer isnt directional so it doesnt matter which way you face it. Exhaustive measurements and calculations have shown this to be the most accurate way to acheive the smoothest bass response. Many now believe that firing INTO the room is the way to go. Any help appreciated. What is the best way for the best sound? Try both methods and see for yourself. LG subwoofer My ports face the wall. What follows are some subwoofer room-placement basics: The worst place for a subwoofer is in the middle of a room. The most difficult room shape is square, so if you have the flexibility to choose which room you'll use for home theater or you are building a new home and designating a space for home theater, avoid rooms with equal dimensions. Behind the sofa was a great place for mine, in our old house. Thanks. What is the best way to secure a subwoofer box in the trunk? Which way should subwoofer be pointed in trunk? Eric My old sub is front firing, and a movie with sudden bass scenes, like The Butterfly Effect, the sub would almost knock you off the sofa. Can i fit a 15 inch subwoofer in my trunk? Subs face front back. The bass out the ports will reinforce the bass from the woofer(s) regardless of which direction it faces. The bass comming out the ports is very low frequency so the ear can't make out directionality. Is this the correct way for it to face me? testing it out and moving it to another spot and keep going until you find the spot that sounds the best. In my case, it helped me "feel" the bass better. There are a few ways that one can expect to connect a subwoofer to an amplifier, receiver, or processor (also known as a home theater receiver). Since the wavelengths are so long, this may be an advantage. The most common method is done by connecting the subwoofer to the SUB OUT or LFE output of a receiver/amplifier. IMO, it should face the longest leg of the room. now as for best sound quality since we dont know whats in your room or whats the size of it, its all a matter of picking a spot. I have attached a photo of what my subwoofer looks like. Face subwoofer infront or backtoward suv. But you might also come across a subwoofer that uses stereo RCA or speaker wire connections. The reason it may be affected by pointing it toward the wall/corner is you get an immediate reflection so rather than beginning to form and then hitting a corner, you get the immediate first reflection and then the wave begins to form. Unless you are sitting in close proximity to the subwoofer, I don't think it matters which way the port goes. Currently I have placed it so that the side speaker is facing me.