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Subwoofer Buyer's Guide - 2009
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JL Audio 12W0v2

The JL Audio 12W0v2 Subwoofer is a 12-inch driver featuring a beefy voice coil and JL Audio’s patented Elevated Frame Cooling for outstanding thermal power handling and stability. Plus, their motors have been designed and refined using JL Audio’s proprietary DMA modeling to reduce distortion, increase output and enhance overall fidelity. Best-in-class excursion capability results in increased output and better sound quality at higher listening levels as well. For maximum application flexibility, W0v2’s are designed for use in compact sealed or medium-sized ported enclosures. The 12W0v2 woofer powerful combination of performance, value and installation attributes will make them the “go to” choice for those seeking high performance from an affordable subwoofer system. For more visit In Canada visit





Clarion PXW Series Subwoofers

Clarion’s PXW series of subwoofers offer outstanding performance and class leading features and technologies at a very aggressive price point. PXW subwoofers are based on a custom tooled cast aluminum basket with integrated Spider Exhaust Technology cooling. The two-piece cone assembly is a reinforced Kevlar/Paper composite design with an Electrolytic Spun Aluminum coated dust cap. Linear poly-cotton spiders and a co-polymer composite rubber surround help to ensure a finely-tuned balance of control and deep bass reproduction. The PXW series of subwoofers has been optimized for use in sealed or vented enclosures and are designed to offer an aggressive sound with good thump, while remaining accurate and dynamic. Clarion’s PXW subwoofers are available as raw drivers or in custom-designed Canadian-built hardwood MDF speaker enclosures from your local authorized Clarion dealer. For more visit


Eclipse SW8000

The Eclipse SW8000 subwoofer series uses many technologies to help provide great transient response, long excursion and extended low frequency response. With extra venting this subwoofer can be powered for simply adding a balanced low end or creating a rocking bass system. The cone uses airified paper formed using a special process in which air is mixed in with slurried paper. This lightens the cone by 25% while maintaining its strength and the dampening capabilities of paper. A progressive “S” surround works to keep the cone moving straight up and down thus eliminating extra movements that add distortion. For more visit or call (800) 233-2216. In canada visit

Rockford Fosgate P3SD412

The Rockford Fosgate P3 12-inch shallow mount subwoofer delivers the Punch - even in depth limited mounting situations. All vehicles are not the same: some can accommodate deep subwoofers and some can’t. In the past that meant no Bass. Not anymore! Now even depth challenged vehicles can have real bass and the dual voice coil allows configurations for every application. Shallow woofers are designed for challenging spaces when a traditional woofer cannot be used. For more visit or call (800) 366-2349.

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Lightning Audio LA-ONE/TWO/THREE Subs now shipping

Lightning Audio announced that it will feature the new LA-ONE subwoofer series at The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nev. from Jan. 8-10, 2013, in The Palms Ballroom. The LA-ONE Series 10- and 12-inch,…
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Audiomobile GTS 2110 Subwoofer

One of the biggest problems when installing a subwoofer system is the amount of cargo space we have to give up for the enclosure. Sure there are special shallow mount subwoofers available, but more often…
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Hertz HSK 165XL

From the municipality of Potenza Picena, Italy, the music lovers at Elettromedia were kind enough to send me a pair of their Hi-Energy component speakers. If you don’t recognize the Elettromedia name, they are the…
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