Question about Jl Audio 12W3 Car Subwoofer
I have two JL Audio 12 inch subwoofers. The name or should I say JL name is 12w1v2-4ohm subwoofers, the problem is I dont know how many watts they can handle as far as amplifier wise. When I bought theem the man said 500 watts is that true or can i add more or should it be less
This is not a 500w sub, Jl audio 12w1v2 4Ohm subs are 150w RMS. Therefore do not power each sub with more than 150w of continous power. A 300w 2 channel amp would power these more than adequately and thats wired 4 ohm - each on a separate channel but if you buy a 2 Ohm stable amp then you can buy a smaller one which is 300w RMS at 2 Ohm - bridged, therefore getting the most out of your amp and probably saving money.
Posted on Jul 04, 2008
500watts sounds about right to me,i wouldnt go any higher as you risk popping the sub and haveing a melt down in the coil section of the subwoofer.
Posted on Mar 08, 2007
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