JL Audio 12W7AE-3 Subwoofer
JL Audio 12W7AE-3
10th Anniversary Edition W7 Subwoofer Driver
The JL Audio 12W7AE-3 is the latest version of JL Audio’s W7 series which is their signature line of subwoofer drivers. This is their 10th Anniversary Edition and brings some serious performance when compared to any other subwoofers on the market right now. The large 12” bore on the 12W7AE-3 along with its potent driver deliver that deep smooth bass that is sure to turn heads.
This special 10th anniversary edition is identical to the previous W7 models with a few unique visual cosmetic updates such as an anniversary edition label/badge on the cone, anniversary edition terminal label, satin black powder coated baskets, and an anodized surround clamp ring.
The 12W7AE-3 is best used along side amplifier with 400W-1000W range and performs optimal with a 1.375 cubic foot sealed enclosure or 1 1.75 cubic foot ported enclosure.
|Nominal Diameter||12.0 in / 300 mm|
|Overall Diameter (A)||12.5 in / 318 mm|
|Mounting Hole Diameter (B)||10.5 in / 267 mm|
|Bolt Hole Circle Diameter (C)||11.27 in / 286 mm|
|Motor Outer Diameter (D)||7.5 in / 191 mm|
|Mounting Depth (E)||9.5 in / 241 mm|
|Driver Displacement||0.14 cu ft / 4.0 L|
|Net Weight||45 lb / 20.4 kg|
|Free Air Resonance (Fs)||27.2 Hz|
|Electrical “Q” (Qes)||0.514|
|Mechanical “Q” (Qms)||7.807|
|Total Speaker “Q” (Qts)||0.482|
|Equivalent Compliance (Vas)||2.33 cu ft / 66.0 L|
|One-Way Linear Excursion (Xmax)*||1.15 in / 29 mm|
|Reference Efficiency (no)||0.25%|
|Efficiency (1 W / 1 m)**||86.2 dB SPL|
|Effective Piston Area (Sd)||84 sq in / 0.0542 sq m|
|DC Resistance (Re)||2.47 Ω|