W3v3 12-inch Subwoofer Driver (500 W, 4 Ω)
This powerhouse 12-inch driver delivers potent performance and world-class sound quality in medium power applications. Several exclusive JL Audio technologies and proprietary assembly techniques are applied to the 12W3v3 to enhance linearity and reliability.
The 12W3v3-4 is best used with amplifier power in the 150W - 500W range and is optimized to operate in a compact 1.125 cu. ft. (31.8 l) sealed enclosure, or a 1.75 cu. ft. (49.6 l) ported enclosure. Detailed enclosure recommendations can be found in the "Specifications" tab.
|Continuous Power Handling (RMS)||500 W|
|Recommended Amplifier Power (RMS)||150 - 500 W|
|Nominal Impedance (Znom)||4 Ω|
|Free Air Resonance (Fs)||26.72 Hz|
|Electrical “Q” (Qes)||0.472|
|Mechanical “Q” (Qms)||7.572|
|Total Speaker “Q” (Qts)||0.444|
|Equivalent Compliance (Vas)||2.844 cu ft / 80.54 L|
|One-Way Linear Excursion (Xmax)*||0.510 in / 13.0 mm|
|Reference Efficiency (no)||0.31%|
|Efficiency (1 W / 1 m)**||87.15 dB SPL|
|Effective Piston Area (Sd)||80.600 sq in / 0.0520 sq m|
|DC Resistance (Re)||3.563 Ω|
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