Proficient FTEQ-12 Reference FTEQ Dual Subwoofer – Multivoltage - Dreamedia AV
Proficient FTEQ-12 Reference FTEQ Dual Subwoofer – Multivoltage - Dreamedia AV
Proficient FTEQ-12 Reference FTEQ Dual Subwoofer – Multivoltage - Dreamedia AV

Proficient FTEQ-12 Reference FTEQ Dual Subwoofer – Multivoltage

Dual bi-amplified subwoofer with wireless control

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Proficient FTEQ-12 Reference FTEQ Dual Subwoofer – Multivoltage

Unleash the Power of Profound Bass

Imagine immersing yourself in a cinematic experience so intense that every thunderous low frequency envelopes you, drawing you deeper into the heart of the action. The Proficient FTEQ-12 Reference FTEQ Dual 12" Subwoofer is engineered to do just that—delivering an audio experience that not only you can hear but feel in the very core of your being.

Exquisite Engineering for Exceptional Performance

The heart of the FTEQ-12's unparalleled performance lies in its dual 12" Kevlar High Back-EMF force-canceling active drivers. Each driver is powered by a robust 1000-watt amplifier, ensuring that the total 2000W RMS output power is nothing short of electrifying. These drivers are meticulously calibrated to work in tandem, effectively neutralizing unwanted vibrations and delivering bass that's as precise as it is powerful.

  • Drivers: Dual 12" Kevlar High Back-EMF force-canceling active drivers
  • Amplifier Power (watts): 1000 per driver
  • RMS Output Power: 2000W

Frequency Response That Defies Expectations

The FTEQ-12 doesn't just play low frequencies—it dominates them. With a frequency response that reaches down to an earth-shaking 17Hz, this subwoofer uncovers the deepest sonic textures in your music, movies, and games. Whether it's the subtle rumble of an approaching storm or the full-throttle roar of a jet engine, the FTEQ-12 renders low-end sounds with a fidelity that's as true to life as it gets.

  • Frequency Response (Hz): Down to 17
  • Maximum Frequency Response: 200 Hz

Build Quality That Speaks Volumes

Encased in a luxuriously crafted 1" MDF cabinet finished with Piano Black high-gloss lacquer, the FTEQ-12 is as much a statement piece as it is a subwoofer. Its sophisticated design not only complements your decor but also enhances the overall acoustic performance, ensuring that the only vibrations you experience are the ones intended by the filmmakers and musicians.

  • Cabinet Material: 1" MDF
  • Cabinet Finish: Piano Black high-gloss lacquer

Seamless Integration with Smart Control

With the onboard DSP and Sub Station app, setting up the FTEQ-12 is a breeze. Wireless setup and control via a mobile app mean that you can optimize your listening experience from the palm of your hand. The Auto-EQ function listens to your room and automatically corrects for acoustic anomalies, ensuring that the subwoofer's performance is tailored to your space.

  • Setup and Control: Onboard DSP for wireless setup and control via a mobile app
  • Room Correction: Auto-EQ function for room anomalies

Flexibility in Placement

Dream of a clutter-free home theater setup? The optional wireless audio kit available for the FTEQ-12 allows for flexible placement without compromising on sound quality. Now, you can position your subwoofer in the optimal spot for sound distribution, free from the constraints of cabling.

  • Wireless Option: Optional wireless audio kit for flexible placement

Unwavering Commitment to Sustainability

Our planet's health is as important as the quality of your audio experience. That's why the FTEQ-12 is part of our carbon-neutral initiative. For every purchase, we plant three trees, offset 10kgs of CO2, and rescue six plastic bottles. It's our way of ensuring that your enjoyment of pristine sound doesn't come at the expense of the environment.

  • Carbon Neutral: Plant 3 trees, offset 10kgs of CO2, rescue 6 plastic bottles

A Promise of Satisfaction

Your peace of mind is paramount, which is why the FTEQ-12 comes with a 2-year warranty and 30-day hassle-free returns. We stand behind the quality of our products and the satisfaction of our customers. With Dreamedia's commitment to excellence, you can indulge in the ultimate audio experience with confidence.

  • Warranty: 2-year warranty
  • Returns: 30-day hassle-free returns

Technical Specifications at a Glance

  • Model: Proficient FTEQ-12 Reference FTEQ Dual 12" Subwoofer – Multivoltage
  • Voltage Compatibility: Multivoltage capability
  • Speaker Installation: Indoor
  • Weight: Approximately 102.50 lb (46493.218 g)
  • Dimensions: 459.74mm (W) x 233.68mm (H) x 449.58mm (D)

In Summary: The Acoustic Marvel

The Proficient FTEQ-12 is not just a subwoofer; it's the cornerstone of a home theater system that stands out for its acoustic excellence. Its features include:

  • High-performance dual 12" force-canceling drivers for precise bass reproduction.
  • Multivoltage compatibility for international versatility.
  • Onboard DSP with wireless setup and control via the Sub Station mobile app.
  • Bi-Amplified Design for powerful and dynamic bass output.
  • Auto-EQ function for room anomaly correction.
  • Optional wireless audio kit for flexible, cable-free placement.
  • A luxurious high-gloss lacquer finish that exudes elegance.
  • A commitment to environmental sustainability with every purchase.

Dreamedia is here to help you design the home theater system of your dreams, with the Proficient FTEQ-12 as its pulsating heart. Experience the profound impact of deep, accurate bass and transform your listening experience into something truly extraordinary.

Our Review

Proficient FTEQ-12 Reference Dual 12" Subwoofer Review


The Proficient FTEQ-12 Reference Subwoofer enters the market as a heavyweight contender in the realm of high-fidelity audio equipment. With its dual 12" drivers and a suite of modern features, this subwoofer aims to satisfy audio enthusiasts looking for deep, precise bass to complement their home theater systems. This review will dissect the FTEQ-12's offerings to determine its standing among its peers.


The Proficient FTEQ-12 boasts a sleek, high-gloss lacquer finish on a robust 1" MDF cabinet, exuding a premium feel that complements its acoustic capabilities. The design is not merely aesthetic; the substantial enclosure aids in reducing unwanted resonance, ensuring that the audio output remains uncolored and pure.

Build and Appearance

The construction quality of the FTEQ-12 is exemplary, with the cabinet's heft and finish feeling every bit as luxurious as one would expect at this price point. Its appearance is modern and likely to blend seamlessly into the decor of most high-end home theaters or living spaces.

Installation Considerations

At over 100 pounds, the FTEQ-12's installation is not for the faint of heart. Its weight and size necessitate careful planning for placement. Additionally, being limited to indoor use, users must consider the subwoofer's position relative to their listening area to optimize performance.


The FTEQ-12 is packed with features that enhance its usability and performance. The bi-amplified design ensures that each driver is powered individually for maximum efficiency and output, while the inclusion of wireless capabilities via an optional kit adds convenience for users looking to minimize cabling.

Power and Bi-Amplification

With a total of 2000W RMS output power, the bi-amplified approach allows for ample headroom, ensuring that even at high volumes, the bass remains distortion-free and dynamic. This power allocation is key to the subwoofer's ability to deliver on its promise of room-shaking bass.

Connectivity and Control

The onboard DSP and mobile app control via the Sub Station app are game-changers, offering users a level of customization and convenience previously unseen in many subwoofers. Multivoltage compatibility is a thoughtful touch, broadening the FTEQ-12's appeal to a global audience.

Room Integration

The Auto-EQ function is a standout feature for room correction, enabling the subwoofer to adapt to the room's acoustics automatically. This smart technology is crucial for achieving the best possible sound in a variety of environments.

Eco-Conscious Aspects

Proficient Audio Systems' commitment to carbon neutrality is commendable, with initiatives like planting trees and offsetting carbon emissions adding a layer of corporate responsibility that environmentally conscious consumers will appreciate.


The true test of any subwoofer is its performance, and the FTEQ-12 does not disappoint. Its ability to delve into the depths of the low-frequency spectrum is impressive, with a stated frequency response reaching down to a ground-shaking 17Hz.

Low-Frequency Response

The prowess of the FTEQ-12 in handling sub-bass frequencies is nothing short of remarkable. The subwoofer's response to the lowest octaves is tight, controlled, and free from bloat, making it a perfect match for high-resolution audio and cinematic experiences.

Sound Quality and Clarity

Across various content types, from action-packed movie sequences to the nuanced double bass in a jazz ensemble, the FTEQ-12 maintains a level of clarity and detail that enhances the overall listening experience. The sound is impactful without being overpowering, a testament to its well-engineered force-canceling drivers.

Force-Canceling Drivers

The inclusion of force-canceling drivers is a technical marvel, effectively eliminating mechanical vibrations that could otherwise lead to sonic impurities. This design choice ensures that the audio output is as the creators intended, with minimal interference from the subwoofer's physical movements.

User Experience

From unboxing to performance, the user experience with the FTEQ-12 is thoughtfully curated. The setup process is streamlined by the mobile app, which guides users through configuration and tuning.

Setup and Configuration

Using the Sub Station app, users can wirelessly set up and control the FTEQ-12 with ease. The intuitive interface allows for quick adjustments and fine-tuning, making the subwoofer's integration into an existing system a hassle-free process.

Room Correction Software

The Auto-EQ function shines in real-world testing, with the software capably adjusting the subwoofer's output to compensate for room anomalies. This feature alone can make a significant difference in achieving optimal sound quality, particularly in acoustically challenging spaces.

Final Thoughts

The Proficient FTEQ-12 Reference Subwoofer is a formidable addition to any high-end home theater system, striking a balance between raw power and refined performance. Its sophisticated design, combined with advanced features like DSP control and room correction, position it as a top-tier option for discerning audiophiles. While its weight may present installation challenges, the acoustic benefits it brings to the table are undeniable. The FTEQ-12 is a compelling choice for those seeking deep, articulate bass and a subwoofer that can serve as the cornerstone of a premium audio setup. Potential buyers should consider their space and usage scenarios to fully leverage this subwoofer's capabilities.


Technical Specifications

  • Model: Proficient FTEQ-12 Reference FTEQ Dual 12" Subwoofer – Multivoltage
  • Drivers: Dual 12" Kevlar High Back-EMF force-canceling active drivers
  • Amplifier Power (watts): 1000 per driver
  • Frequency Response (Hz): Down to 17
  • Cabinet Material: 1" MDF
  • Cabinet Finish: Piano Black high-gloss lacquer
  • Voltage Compatibility: Multivoltage


  • Force Canceling Dual Drivers: Yes
  • Bi-Amplified Design: Yes
  • Luxury Style: Yes
  • Auto Setup: Yes
  • Flexibility: Optional wireless audio kit available

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