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JBL GTO1014

350W 10" GTO Series Single 4 ohm Subwoofer w/ FREE Sound Dampening! (Use Bundle Offer)

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Grand Touring Series

For over 60 years JBL has been delivering products that embody the technology gained through its leadership role in the professional arena: recording studios and movie theaters as well as live-music reinforcement ranging from dance clubs to Woodstock. Our mission continues to be to transform this expertise into products that provide the impact and excitement of a live music performance. JBL is for customers who won’t settle for less than live at home or on the road. JBL’s GTO Series Subwoofers have been engineered to put you in the front row at your next concert. They deliver deep solid, tight bass that can only be delivered by JBL, the leader in concert sound.

Car audio subwoofers take more abuse than any other car audio component, making thundering bass for hours on end. For a car audio enthusiast, there’s nothing worse than a broken sub. At JBL, we thoroughly test our designs before we deliver them. JBL woofers have to pass a 100-hour power test, where the RMS and peak power levels are tested simultaneously. When you see ‘300 watts RMS’ and ‘1200 watts peak’ in our ratings, you can be sure that those numbers are tested and verified. Additionally, to be sure the moving parts are robust; we subject every design to a proprietary mechanical power handling test at up to 17 times the RMS power handling rating. That means these woofers have to survive test signals as high as 6000 watts. We’re fanatics about product quality.

JBL GTO subwoofers include die-cast aluminum baskets, polypropylene cones, rubber surrounds and a unique tinsel wire protector that also strengthens joint between the cone, the voice coil and the spider. That joint is the most critical of all and must withstand more stress than any other point in the moving assembly. Great performance and superior reliability have been JBL’s hallmark for over 60 years and the new JBL GTO subwoofers offer both at affordable prices. The JBL Grand Touring Die-Cast Subwoofers are designed to be used in sealed, vented and bandpass enclosures.

General Features:

  • 10" Single 4 ohm Grand Touring Die-Cast Series Subwoofer
  • Power Handling:
    • Peak: 1400 watts
    • RMS: 350 watts
  • Impedance: Single 4 ohm
  • Polypropylene cone woofer
  • Rubber surround
  • Tinsel wire protector
  • Die-cast aluminum basket
  • 2" Single 4 ohms voice coil
  • Frequency response: 25-400 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 88 dB
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's warranty

Product History:

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JBL GTO1002D thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by JBL GTO1014)

Subwoofer Specifications

Subwoofer Series
Each subwoofer manufactured is part of a series. This is the name of the subwoofer's series.
GTO (JBL)
Subwoofer Size
Refers to the diameter of the subwoofer, measured in inches.
10"
Peak Power Handling
Peak power handling refers to the amount of power a speaker can handle during a brief musical burst. The RMS power range figure is a much more reliable rating for determining the speaker's power requirements. The Peak power handling specification is typically rated per speaker unless otherwise noted.
1400 watts
RMS Power Handling
The RMS power is the amount of power the speaker requires to operate safely and properly. RMS Power Handling refers to the amount of power a speaker can handle on a continuous basis. We recommend powering your speakers or subwoofer with 80%-120% of its recommended RMS rating. The RMS power handling specification is typically rated per speaker unless otherwise noted.
350 watts
Voice Coil(s)
Dual voice coil subs have more wiring flexibility than single voice coils subs; however, single voice coil subwoofers provide easier hookup options for wiring multiple subwoofers in parallel or series. You may also run a dual voice coil (DVC) sub in parallel, series, or combination. A quad voice coil has four voice coils and is equal to two dual voice coil subwoofers as far as wiring goes.
Single
Impedance (Per Voice Coil)
The load value (in ohms) that the speakers present to the amplifier per voice coil - the amount of resistance to the current flow. This is a key specification as subs wired in parallel or low impedances can create problems with your amplifier and potentially void all warranties. We encourage you to ask our support department prior to purchase if you do not understand which impedance level will suit your application best.
4 ohms
Voice Coil Diameter
Diameter of voice coil, usually measured in inches.
2"
Frequency Response
The range of frequencies the speaker will reproduce (lowest frequency to the highest). Bigger is better, meaning the wider the range, the better. The optimal range is 20 - 20,000 Hz (which is the range of human hearing).
25 - 400 Hz
Sensitivity
An efficiency or sensitivity rating tells you how effectively a speaker converts power into sound. The higher the number, the more efficient the speaker and the louder it will play with the same input power. An efficient speaker helps you maximize your available power. Most sensitivity ratings measure the speaker's output with 1 watt of input, 1 meter from the speaker. Some speakers' sensitivity is measured with 2.83 volts of input, instead of 1 watt.
 
Efficiency (1w/1m) is not an accurate indicator of a subwoofer's output capability and should not be used as a comparison to other speakers or subwoofers to determine which one is "louder".
88 dB
Xmax (millimeters)
Typically measured in millimeters, the Xmax value is the measure of a speaker cone's maximum excursion in one direction while maintaining a linear behavior.
15 mm
Subwoofer Design
This is the design of the subwoofer or the opening of the subwoofer enclosure. Each design has it's own benefits, whether it is a square, circle, or oval.

Round/Circle: This is the typical and common subwoofer design. They have a round cone and are a circle in design.

Square: These woofers are able to achieve a greater cone area in a smaller space. Because of the greater surface area, some square subwoofers will be louder than a round subwoofer of the same size.

Round / Circle
Main Cone Color
This is the color of the speaker's or subwoofer's cone.
Black
Woofer Composition
Lightweight woofer cone materials are essential for efficient operation. Poly cones produce exceptional sound and are sturdy against various changes in temperature. Paper cones are very efficient, and when treated for moisture resistance, will perform at a high level. Poly refers to polypropylene, which is thermoplastic or fibers that are polymers of propylene. IMPP refers to injection molded polypropylene, a commonly used process and material in speakers.
Polypropylene
Woofer Surround
A speakers surround is part of the suspension system. The surround protects the cone and prevents it from being displaced as it flexes out from the basket. It is usually made of a durable material like treated foam or rubber in order to withstand the strenuous job of producing bass frequencies.
Rubber
Subwoofer Grille
Most subwoofers are able to accommodate a universal grille; however, some subs include a grille and others have a specific, optional grille available for purchase separately. If "yes", then the subwoofer includes a grille. If "optional (sold separately)" the matching grille will need to be purchased in addition to the sub.
No
Re-Cone Kit Available
Some higher end subwoofers have replaceable cone assemblies. In case of a blown woofer, a recone kit allows for a simple replacement, as opposed to purchasing an entire new subwoofer.
No

Recommended Enclosure Specifications

Recommended Enclosure Type
This is the recommended type of enclosure that the subwoofer should be installed into. Some subwoofers are specially designed for particular enclosures.

Sealed: These enclosures completely enclose the air inside the box. These boxes produce a tight bass.

Ported/Vented: These enclosures have a slot of air to escape from the box. The result is a sound that has more "boom".

Bandpass: These are a combination of both sealed and ported enclosures. They can be very efficient, but require tuning for the best response.

Ported / Vented
Sealed
Minimum Sealed Box Volume
This value indicates the minimum sealed box volume that the manufacturer recommends for the subwoofer. The volume is typically displayed in cubic feet.
0.75 cubic feet
Maximum Sealed Box Volume
This value indicates the maximum sealed box volume that the manufacturer recommends for the subwoofer. The volume is typically displayed in cubic feet.
0.75 cubic feet
Minimum Ported Box Volume
This value indicates the minimum ported box volume that the manufacturer recommends for the subwoofer. The volume is typically displayed in cubic feet.
1.25 cubic feet
Maximum Ported Box Volume
This value indicates the maximum ported box volume that the manufacturer recommends for the subwoofer. The volume is typically displayed in cubic feet.
1.25 cubic feet
Top-Mount Depth
The depth when installed on top of the mounting surface. Measured from the bottom of the speaker's magnet to the bottom of the mounting holes on the rim of the speaker.
5-7/8"
Cutout Diameter
The actual diameter of the hole you will need to cut out if you are creating a new mounting location for this speaker, or if you are mounting a subwoofer in a box.
9"
Shallow Mount Installation
This means that the subwoofer/speaker is designed to be installed in areas that do not have a lot of space. Shallow mount subwoofers are typically found under a seat or behind the seat in some trucks.

Shallow mount speakers will typically have a mounting depth of 2" or less, while shallow mount subwoofers will typically have a mounting depth of 3" or less.

No

Electromechanical Parameters

Free-Air Resonance (Fs)
The free-air resonance frequency of the subwoofer, measured in Hz. At this frequency the weight of the moving parts is perfectly balanced with the subwoofers suspension system.
28.70 Hz
Equivalent Compliance (Vas)
This is the amount of air that has the same stiffness as the subwoofers suspension. The greater the rating, the lower the stiffness and larger recommended enclosure. It is measured in Liters.
29.20 liters
Total Speaker Q Value (Qts)
This is the subwoofers relative damping (Q) at the resonance frequency (Fs), including all dimensionless losses. Essentially, a high Qts value (closer to 1.0) means the subwoofer is great for sealed enclosures and a low Qts value (closer to 0) means the woofer is great in vented enclosures. A Qts of around 0.45 means the woofer will work decently in either enclosure type.
0.46
Electrical Q Value (Qes)
The subwoofers relative damping (Q) at the resonance frequency (Fs), including electrical losses. Also called the mechanical damping of the subwoofer. The unitless measurement usually varies from 0.5 – 10.
0.48
Electrical Resistance of Voice Coil (Re)
Amount of DC resistance of the subwoofer when measured with an ohm meter. Typically, this will read less than the impedance rating of the subwoofer.
4.00 ohms
Mechanical Q Value (Qms)
This is the subwoofers relative damping (Q) at the resonance frequency (Fs), including mechanical losses. Also called the mechanical damping of the subwoofer. This unitless measurement usually varies from 0.5 – 10.
9.10

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Manufacturer

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
80%
4 Star
20%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%

Average Attribution Rating

Durability
4.8
Value
4.8
Features
5.0
Design
4.6
Usability
5.0

John

Cedar Hill, MO

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Couldn't be happier!!!

July 13, 2012

I have this sub hooked to a small 250 watt RMS 1100 peak amp and it sounds great - distortion free, tight bass with plenty of thump! I wish I would of got the DVC to wire in parallel but then that would be too much bass for my CR-V. I have owned several JBL products over the years and as always quality is evident. Sonic shipped fast but did forget the polyfill in my enclosure that I ordered with this as a combo but I had a bag in the garage and they already did good by me with free shipping and a unbelievable deal!

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Joe

paola, KS

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Great sub.

March 22, 2012

This is a great little sub. Have it in a 1.5cf ported box (after speaker and port displacement) tuned to 30hz (1x10x15.54" port) with 200 watts. It is more then enough to produce the lows. I turned the sub output on the head unit down to half as the sub was extremely overpowering. This thing will thump if you want it to or it blend very well and give you the lows and be accurate. The $80 price tag is a steal. Get 1 or 2 of these and put them each in the same box I have and a real 500 watt amp and 90% of people will be very happy with what these little puppies will do.

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Locness

Ontario, Ca

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extra bass for low cost deal

April 8, 2010

not much trunk space in my scion TC so had to go with a 10" . I think i made a good decision because i actually had to turn down my 250 watts amp so the bass wont overpower the stock highs. I cant imagine what a 12" sub would sound like.. but the 10" is very clear and powerful.

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Kenneth

Millville, NJ

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NICE!!!

January 7, 2010

You would think i had 12's These hit HARD!!!

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shane

santa margarita, CA

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best sub for the buck

October 20, 2009

put one of these in a rx7 powered by a cheap 1000 watt max amp and is defining loud. its clear and hits hard enough to shake all mirrors. good for anyone looking for clear loud bass that wont hurt you wallet

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Accessory Tools and Products

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Single 10" Subwoofer Angled Truck or Hatchback Box Enclosure

CARB Compliant, 5/8" MDF Shallow Sub Enclosure Lined with Polyfil.

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Single 10" Sealed MDF Subwoofer Enclosure

10-inch Sealed Car Sub Box Made with 3/4" MDF and lined w/ Polyfil.

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Durable 3/4" Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) construction.

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NVX 25 ft. of True Spec 12 Gauge Speaker Wire

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Belva 23 ft. of 12 Gauge Speaker Wire

Ultra-flexible PVC blended jacket for easy installation.

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20 Square Feet of Sound Dampening Material

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12 oz. Can of Adhesive Spray

Spray adhesive used for adhering carpet to subwoofer boxes without bubbles.

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Spring Post Terminal Cup

Makes adding a spring post terminal to an enclosure simple! Banana clip ready!

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Gold Plated Dual Terminal Banana Plug Connector

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Car Stereo and Speaker Installation Tool Kit

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Xscorpion 9-Piece Nylon Plastic Pry and Chisel Tool Set

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4 Ft of 1/4" Thick Black Heat Shrink Tubing

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2" Universal, Professional Heavy Duty Roller for Sound Damping/Dampening

Universal rubber roller to make it easy to install sound dampening.

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1mm All Purpose Solder

Solder is all purpose for use on most projects where solder is needed.

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Universal 10" Subwoofer Grille

Keep your subwoofer safe from accidental damages with this amazing grill.

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10" Protective Waffle Subwoofer Grille

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Scosche SPL Meter

Monitor the noise level of your new car audio system with this SPL meter measuring from 60-135 dB.

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AutoSound 2000 CD-101

Low frequency test CD

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Impedance Meter / Signal Generator

Easy to locate tuning frequencies of passive radiators and ported enclosures

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1 JBL GTO1014 Subwoofer

Mono Amp

2 Channel Amp - Bridged

2 JBL GTO1014 Subwoofers

Mono Amp

2 Channel Amp

4 Channel Amp - Bridged

3 JBL GTO1014 Subwoofers

4 Channel Amp

4 JBL GTO1014 Subwoofers

Mono Amp

Mono Amp - Option 1

2 Channel Amp

2 Channel Amp - Bridged

4 Channel Amp

Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

GTO1014

UPC

050036930451

Weight

14.00lbs

Internal SKU

gto1014

Internal Product ID

13866

Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

Wiring Diagram Legend

Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

Product Name: JBL GTO1014