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RE Audio SEX12D2

12" Dual 2 ohm SE-X Series Car Subwoofer

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RE Audio SEX Subwoofers

RE Audio’s SEX Line of subwoofers redefines high performance and value. These subwoofers are placed in the middle of RE Audio’s full line-up, and can handle high power output around 600 watts RMS! These SEX Subwoofers are the perfect addition to any trunk!

These impressive subwoofers are built into a cast aluminum basket, and their triple stacked magnet drivers work off of a 3” 4-layer aluminum voice coil. This allows for quick bass response, and clearly outputs for deep bass in the lower frequency range. With an FEA optimized motor structure, the SEX subwoofer lineup maintains tight bass response and allows the subwoofer full control over all types of music.

Each one of these RE Audio SEX Subwoofer can handle 600 watts RMS of continuous power, no matter the size! These competitively priced subwoofers are an excellent complement to any audio system, and will provide you with that clean, hard hitting bass you’re looking for.

Subwoofer Features:
  • 12" Dual 2 ohm SEX Series Car Subwoofer
  • Power Handling:
    • RMS: 600 watts
  • Impedance: Dual 2 ohm
  • Dual composite 2-piece cone
  • Rubatek foam surround
  • FEA Optimized motor structure
  • Progressive spiders
  • Wrap around rubber gasket
  • Tork-Tite terminals
  • 3" 4-Layer voice coil
  • Triple stacked magnets
  • Also available in a Dual 4 ohm: RE Audio SEX12D4
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's warranty
SEX 12" T/S Parameters:
  • Electrical Q Value (Qes): 0.49
  • Mechanical Q Value (Qms): 4.5
  • Total Speaker Q Value (Qts): 0.44
  • Free Air Resonance (Fs): 25.1 Hz
  • Equivalent Compliance (Vas): 72.9 liters
  • One-Way, Linear Excursion (Xmax): 18 mm
  • Efficiency (SPL 1W/1m): 86.1 dB SPL
  • Effective Piston Area (Sd): 480 cm2
  • DC Resistance (Re): 2.8 ohm
  • Nominal Impedance (Znom): Dual 2 ohm
  • Thermal Power Handling (Pe): 600 W
  • Force Factor (Bl): 17.7

For more information on the Thiele and Small Parameters, visit our T/S Parameters Article

Product History:

RE Audio SEXv2-12D2 thumbnail
(newest, current model)
RE Audio SEX12D2 thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by RE Audio SEXv2-12D2)

Subwoofer Specifications

Subwoofer Series
Each subwoofer manufactured is part of a series. This is the name of the subwoofer's series.
SEX (RE Audio)
Subwoofer Size
Refers to the diameter of the subwoofer, measured in inches.
12"
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.
600 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.
Dual
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.
2 ohms
Voice Coil Diameter
Diameter of voice coil, usually measured in inches.
3"
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".
86.1 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.
18 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.
Dual Composite 2-Piece Cone
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.
Rubatek Foam
Magnet Structure
Defines the overall structure of the subwoofers magnet.
Triple Stacked
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
Optimum Sealed Box Volume
This value indicates the ideal sealed box volume that the manufacturer recommends for the subwoofer. The volume is typically displayed in 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.
1.0 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.
1.5 cubic feet
Optimum Ported Box Volume
This value indicates the ideal ported box volume that the manufacturer recommends for the subwoofer. The volume is typically displayed in 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.
2.0 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.
7"
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.
11-1/4"
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.
25.1 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.
72.9 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.
0.44
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.
0.49
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.
2.8 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.
4.5
Efficiency Bandwidth Product (EBP)
This number represents the trade off between having an efficient woofer and one with a wide bandwidth. To calculate this number, take the Fs and divide it by the Qes. If the number is below 50, the woofer is designed for a sealed enclosure only. If it's between 50-100 it can be used in either. Lastly, if it's greater than 100 it's designed for vented enclosures.

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Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
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Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
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Average Attribution Rating

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aj

Sacramento ca

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Best bag for your buck

September 7, 2013

Amazing sound and quality at an affordable price they sound tight and get nasty loud.. Had them power by a kenwood i forget the model but its the 1800 watt max and 900 rms at 2 ohms and they made my windshield flex and roof shake. hooked them up to a more powerful amp and not only could i hear the bass louder but I could feel it. They are also very responsive.. I Play some Flux pavilion and tech 9 along with some old school Celly Cel and old school songs with that lower bass lines.They never seem to miss a beat. The only thing I don't like about this subs is the plastic covers that hide the magnets. but other than that they are the best bang for your buck if you buy them here at sonic electronics.

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zachary

Maud, TX

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amazing pound for pound sub

June 6, 2014

This sub blew me away with its spl and its sq it is absolutely amazing i put two of theese in a pontiac grandam and wow ill take out two 15s around here and my box i got built was 3.2 cubes at 34 hz amazing hits every note possible just amazing> only thing is the leads are not on spiders so at risk of braking sooner but other than that best 10 on the market

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Cody

montana

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WOW

October 25, 2012

This thing is a monstrosity, i have one in a ported box on only 2 ohms at 500 rms but it is loud enough to demand respect but is nice and clean sounding also, i would highly recommend this subwoofer to anyone who may be interested, BUY ONE!

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Subaru1778

Johnson city tn

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Beast

September 5, 2013

These subs are beast drive all day with system crank and knocking hard recently upgraded to the Exxon v2 sub even better you can't go wrong with re

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Haynes

Howell, MI

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Very nice

April 27, 2011

Had this sub for several months, sounds fantastic in a sealed box. Have it bridged into a Rockford t400 so it's only getting about 246watts. Handles much much more, hoping to upgrade my amp soon so I can push at least 600w into it. I would strongly recommend powering this sub with at least 400w. As previously mentioned it sounds fantastic in a sealed box, very deep and rich bass sound. However it doesn't rumble the car too much due to its box and low power source. Nonetheless I am completely satisfied and would recommend RE audio subs to anyone. On a side note, my friend has two alpine type r hooked to a 1000w amp. His definitely pounds harder but seems to have a limited range and doesn't puncture your ears with rich bass as my RE does. Again, I'm sure my sub could surpass my buddy's alpines in every aspect if I provide adequate power.

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Andrew

Santee, CA

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Great purchase

January 8, 2011

These subs are amazing. I have an 01 f150 that I use to have four Kicker twelves. I bought two of these and they our perform all four kickers and take up less room. I have a 1501d mtx amp so I have plenty of power. They are LOUD. You have been warned these subs will get you pulled over or beaten up haha. I love them. Two flaws I have with them. 1. The housing that. Supports the cone was so big i had to sand the holes of the box I got to fit them in. 2 they don't like higher freq. Mostly 50+. They are big heavy and built for brutality. Overall an amazing sub with a rice and performance type R's can't keep up with or mostly anyone else.

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Jim

Philly, PA

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Deep and smooth

January 16, 2014

True love at first sight. The huge surround is just beautiful. I have it in 1.5' cu ft ported box with a crunch pz2500.1. Its plenty loud, even at 4 ohms. Another thing i love is its quick response, and its ability to nail those low notes. One thing i noticed with kicker and other cheap subs is that they sound like they fart in my trunk. This guy really sounds like studio bass. One thing to note any enclosure you use you will actually have to sand the rim because it wont fit!! Bought a box and took me about ten minutes to sand the box enough to get this monster to fit. after that inconvenience i fell in love. Sturdy build all around with easy push terminals and screw holes could not have made installation any easier. Planning on getting another one this summer and really turning up the volume.

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sergio

Merced, CA

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Slump

April 17, 2011

These subs are a real great buy...they are just a little louder them my broz type r subs wich i love that u can tell the diff
nothing bad to say
GET eMM

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Lamar

Seattle, Washington

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High Output Sub!

March 1, 2014

This is a great budget sub, with a 3 inch voice coil and triple stacked magnet it's rated at 600rms and 1200max, I have the D2 version wired to 1 ohm on a 1200 watt amp and it POUNDS! Very impressive excursion and overall sound quality. Give it at least 600 true rms tho, power in equals power out. I tried running this beast on a RF 400 watt 1 channel amp and the amp overheated cuz it was too weak... Have had mine for 1 year with no problems, love it!

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Josh

Mexico, NY

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awesome subs!!!

May 19, 2011

I love these subs. I did recently send them back due to wanting to upgrade to a pair of 15s. The subs were very loud and had excellent sound quality!!! I recommend RE all day long!!

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PaCiFiKbAllA

Elk Grove, CA

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SLAPPER!!!

April 30, 2011

Prior to knowing how many watts MAX this sub could handle, I had it wired to 4-Ohms to my Hifonics Brutus BX1605D (550w RMS) to keep it on the safe side. Well, after looking at the box it came in, it stated that the sub was able to handle up to 2000w MAX...so I quickly re-wired my sub to 1-Ohm to push it at 1600w. Since it is still new, I am keeping the volume to moderate levels

Once broken in (few more days), I will put it to the test. But for now, this sub friggin' KNOCKS! It can hit the lows like nobody's business.

Here is my setup and I couldn't be more satisified with it:

Battery: Stinger SP1500D
Big 3 (all 4ga) / Stinger 150 Amp ANL Fuse
Hifonics Brutus BX1605D (wired to 1 Ohm)
Custom Sealed Enclosure @ 1.5 cubic ft
Alternator: Stock 90 amp

Lights do not dim at all!

This setup is frickin awesome!! No matter what other people might say, this subwoofer sounds EXCELLENT in a sealed enclosure! This sub was well worth the money! Don't wait, buy it now!!

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Chris

Traverse City, Michigan

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Best Sub

September 17, 2010

Not only they can handle a lot of power and sound so clean at the same time best sub yet. These subs can really hit the low notes if you tune the box right. All i can say is best sub and pound so hard makes every thing flex in my 1994 Camaro. haha

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klutch4

Pa

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SlapinBass

June 25, 2014

Just installed this to my KAC_9106D amp and this sub takes every bit of the power supplied. From experience id take this over the alpine typeR and other big name competitors. Lows are great in the ported box. Made durable and long lasting. Great sub for a great price.

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Jake

Racine, WI

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Very pleased!

February 13, 2014

I have this sub paired with a RE Audio XTX 1500.1 in a sealed custome fiberglass box. It sounds amazing! have great deep lows that everyone loves when they ride with me, and when I want to turn it up real loud, it keeps performing. Even showing it off, you can see crazy flex, and it can do it all day. I am upgrading to a NVX 15in only because I'm ready to go back to competing, but I like this RE so much that instead of selling it I will build up a box and use it for my rooms sound system.

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D

Wisconsin

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Awesome

November 27, 2012

i have 2 of these in a ported box on a brz.1700 it's so loud, and they sound great to. buy these!

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joe-man

Dallas,Tx

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1 RE Audio SEx 12 D2

May 12, 2011

Man! This sub is the best sub I had ever had, if I was to look for a subwoofer, I would recommend this one, I have it hooked up with a Rockford Fosgate T500.1, is wired @ 1ohm.

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christopher

randleman, NC

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really loud and clear!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

May 4, 2011

I bought 2 of these and only have one wired up right now in my Jeep Cherokee and its getting 560 watts for the time being but it hits reallyyy hard and sounds great prolly the best subwoofer I've heard can't wait to hook the second one up it will be rediculous!!!!

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Gerald

Rochelle, IL

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RE Audio SEx 12

April 4, 2011

I really like this sub. It may only be 600RMS, but it hits hard with my Hifonics Brutus at 600 watts. Great sub for the price. I've had it for a few months now, and it's still in excellent condition.

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drew

dacula, GA

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Great Sub

February 21, 2011

I've had this sub for just a few days now. I got it here on Sonic for $125 with free shipping. Fantastic deal. Shipped quick as well. I have an Autotek MM1600 powering it in with 800 watts rms. It's in a 1.86 cubic foot ported box. This thing is definitely a beast for the money. I previously had a 12" Kicker L7, which was louder, but also rated with more power, in a bigger box and also cost more. Very satisfied with this sub.

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Apolloshep

Charlotte, NC

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Excellent Choice!!!!!

February 8, 2011

I purchased two of these a few months ago and now here comes the review. When I bought them there were only 2 reviews, now a bit more. I replaced some Polks that fried. I was really going to buy a set of Rockford P3’s which a guy at work recommended for about the same price as these. I spoke with another guy about the P3’s or these puppies and he said hands down get the RE SE audio’s, he swore by them. I do not consider myself a car audio expert, but not a novice either. I am very particular about the quality of the music I listen to – if it does not sound good I will not listen to it. All I can say is these speakers sound awesome! My system consist of a MTX JH600 amp, an Infinity kappa 4, Infinity kappa coax 6x9 in rear and 6.5 Infinity components in the front (all power wiring is 4 gauge). When I bought them Sonic just picked up this line so I knew nothing about them. Two of the Sonic reps out of three recommended these over RF and the one that did not listens to bluegrass – and said for rock these are the ones to get. What truly amazes me about these is their efficiency. All of the subs that I have had before these I would have to turn down the bass knob on my amp when I turned up the volume. With these once I set the bass they sound perfect at any volume. What sold me I guess was their saying “Built for Brutality” - and yes they are. My whole car shakes! Oh yeah (not mocking RF – I know they are good as well), the guy who told me to buy the P3’s came by to listen to the RE SE Audio’s and said he would buy these over the P3’s in a heartbeat! Get them if you like high end quality sound at rock bottom prices. I think Sonic could sell them for 250.0 each, I got them for 150.00 – get them before they hike up the price!

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A-Neaux

Port Arthur, TX

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Best Sub I've owned so far....

January 26, 2011

I have one of these in an ext cab silverado and it slams! I had two 10in. CVRs in a sealed box and they didnt do the justice. After I sold them, I purchased one of these and out performs my tens in every way. The magnet was so huge I had to remove the dust cover. I have it running on a Planet Audio at 1ohm 900w rms and its still not enought power!!! Recommend to anyone looking for real bass.

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Aaron

Hartland, MI

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Terrific Sub

November 12, 2010

Recieved this sub from Sonic Electronix last week and have since been breaking it in. I have it bridged on a t400 rockford amp and it sounds very nice. Keep in mind I'm putting about 245rms on it. Eventually ill look into another larger amp but 240 rms is fine enough for now.

This sub sounds great in a sealed box and hits bass frequency with great clarity. I'm extremely happy I went with this sub after all my research. This was a great buy, could not find the sub cheaper anywhere else.

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TOOLE

ALBANY,GA

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Kicker Who!!!!!!

November 9, 2010

I have had Kicker, i have had them all these subs win hands down if you are trying to choose which kind you should go with look no farther then this sub you will be very pleased I know I am and buy from Sonic Electronics best selling service i have ever had i ordered some speakers and they only had one when i ordered a pair they called me and shipped me better speakers to replace them thanks sonic electronics

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Josh

Sheridan , WY

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great subwoofer, great brand

January 23, 2013

You can go wrong with RE Audio subwoofers. They all sound great and are priced awesome at Sonic. Thanks

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bass head

Philadelphia, PA

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best sub hands down for the price (screw kicker)

December 26, 2012

i have one of these on a RE audio amp and it is the cleanest bass ive heard from a car ever. when you turn up the volume, you cant hear yourself talk and its like a kickboxer is using your chest as a punching bag. its in a ported box tuned to 35 hz and i think i have about 500 watts rms running to it.

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Albert

Covington, LA

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slams

February 28, 2012

Good sub for the price. I got two of them in a corolla.

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Aex

MN

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Hits So Hard

September 18, 2011

This sub looks so awesome and sounds great! it hits so hard and i have not experienced any distortion. i am running this with a HFI1000.1D hifonics amp. and i kills it. i love this sub.

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Nic

Boise, ID

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Very good subwoofer at a good price

September 4, 2011

The subwoofer is rated at 600 watts rms, and I have read that it handles more than that with ease and I'm not surprised. I have 500 watts going to it and it could probably use more, but it still sounds good.

It is not the best for low bass, but I am not majorly concerned with that. It hits hard and has a good clean bass sound, good for rock type music.

I would recommend this subwoofer, it is a good quality sub with good quality sound and is not a bad price.

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jsk2011

Anniston, AL

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great bass

June 19, 2011

This sub is beast. I only bought one for my little 240sx. Hooked it up to an old school Rockford amp. hurts my ears. It makes the roof of my car flex. I have to replace my sunroof gasket it slams so hard. great speaker! I plan on buying another RE speaker again in the near future

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Charles

Jefferson City, TN

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These Things Are Beasts

May 20, 2011

I have had a lot of subs n my life but have been happy staying with brands like Rockford Fosgate and Kicker in fact was running 2 12" kicker comp vr subs on a Soundstream DTR2200 amp and was pretty happy ....until.... I saw some information on RE subs. I bought 2 of these and did not change any settings on the amp running these at 2 ohms and they BEAT SOOOO HARD. I get stared at everywhere i go and everyone who i give a demo to cannot believe how they sound so I would highly recommend these subs and Sonic Electronics is awesome to deal with i usually order on fridays and have everything by monday.

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Tag

Canton, OH

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Forget the JL's

May 4, 2011

The SEX12 are great. I replaced 3 JL10W6 and did not think these could add that much more, but trust me these pound and take those those three 10's and put a spanking on them. I have them in a sealed box at 1.5 each in my tundra. I have a JL 1000/1 amp on them and am happy with the set up. They sound great with hip hop and also with classic rock. Overall perfect for my needs.

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HeavyChevy

Orange, TX

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Best Bang For The Buck!

April 11, 2011

I recently just put two of these bad boys in my 06 chevy silverado single cab, and oh my God they slam! The best thing about them is that they sound so clean yet still have the capabilitiy to pound HARD! I have both of them at four ohms running parralell to 1 kicker zx1000.1. in a sealed box with with 1.3 cu ft. for each sub and they sound pheonomenal! Gut wrenching lows with tight mid and high notes! I would highly reccomend this brand and series for all you bass heads that are on a budget!!!

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Gman

Atlanta, GA

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Hittin!!!!

March 24, 2011

These subs are very clean and hit hard!!!! Highly recommend these for someone that wants a clean sub that hits hard. I've had several systems and this by far sounds the best. Even better than my Audiobahn 12s!!!

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JD

Frederick, MD

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Worth Every Penny

February 11, 2014

I love this subwoofer. I wasn't, and still aren't, quite too familiar with the RE Audio brand. I have been an avid Memphis Audio lover, but this sub blew me away. It has exceeded all expectations, and paired with the Kicker 500.1 and a 1 Farad capacitor it delivers on every level. Extrememly satisfied with this product, can't wait to order my next RE Audio sub!

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john

harrison township, MI

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Great sub for the price

August 12, 2013

This is a great sub for the price. I have it hooked to a Rockford 500.1 bd rated at 700 rms and 2032 peak. 100 watts more than the sub is rated for and it doesn't even phase it. I have it in a 1.90 cu. ft. Box with a 4" port tuned to 31 hz and it beats harder than some pairs of twelves I've owned. Cant go wrong at this price.

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Carlos

Mentor, OH

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Great sub!

August 7, 2013

I have owned many RE speakers and subs in the past. Great product and you can't beat the price. I blew my RE SRX 12 that I had for almost 3 years. I decided to upgrade and cranked up the amp a little more now. The sub is in a ~1.2cu/ft seal box with about 350 watts/rms and man this thing sounds great and responses pretty good too. If you are looking at the SRX sub, think about this SEX model. All I did was change the sub out and kept the same enclosure and amp and it sound a lot better for only a little more money.

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Kendrell

Williston, florida

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OH SNAP!!

August 6, 2012

I must have replace my rear view and my trunk lining at least five times in a six month period! I have two of these and my friends hate riding with me because they POUND SO HARD! They said its like trying to breath in a vacuum! Lol A++++

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Big Al

Hartland, MI

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awesome sub

May 30, 2012

So I really had not heard of RE audio until I was looking for a sub. Decided to try one based on the reviews I had read. I could not be happier with the sub. I have had Polk and Kicker and Pioneer subs before and can say this sub out performs them and with great value. I am a fan of RE subs. Looking forward to trying some more of there products.

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Blockmonsta

Sacramento, CA

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Slammin!

May 4, 2012

Good price good speaker
Don't use cheap wires or cheap amps
Maybe do the big three
Then u could be like me the big bow Wow Wow
WOOF!

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wilson woodworks and design

forney, tx

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Well built subwoofer

March 2, 2012

As an installer, I can certainly vouch for the quality of the RE Audio products. I have installed them in numerous applications and they have been nothing but serious sound. They take a lot of abuse and keep on bumpin. Highly recommend these to anyone.

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Logan Higdon

owensboro, ky

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January 4, 2012

Whats not to say about this sub, its amazing i bought this like a week ago with the intentions of this sub blowing everything else outta the water and it did i have no competition with this sub. I figured i would have competition with my friends 12" jlw3s but i soon realized jl is not the best thing ever made and that the name was bigger than the sound by far the best subs ive had. I also have a hifonics hfi 1500 watt amp runnin at 2 ohms.

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Mike

Canada

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Good subs

October 13, 2011

Good subs, be careful not to clip them though the tinsels are very weak. They will handle 1000w clean power no problem. My box is 31hz and they hit lows like crazy. They have very weak upper range though, dont hit very hard above 50hz.

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LuNyK

Canada

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Incredible

July 14, 2011

I have one like this in my maxima and this sub is awsome, you could easily give them more then 600w rms and the quality is also there. so if you want something that hit hard but also have a nice sound quality you should go with RE Audio

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A-Neaux

Port Arthur, TX

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One of best subs I've ever owned

January 6, 2011

I have one of these in an ext cab silverado and it slams! I had two 10in. CVRs in a sealed box and they didnt do the justice. After I sold them, I purchased one of these and out performs my tens in every way. The magnet was so huge I had to remove the dust cover. I have it running on a Planet Audio at 1ohm 900w rms and its still not enought power!!! Recommend to anyone looking for real bass.

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R3N0SlApP

Reno Nevada

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These sub dumps!!

January 5, 2011

i used to have the kicker l5 10 wired to 2 ohm..then i got this big guy i was kind of skeptical about it but decided to get it but decided to and how it has impressed me!!! i hooked it up to a Kenwood KAC 7205 at 4ohm and it shakes my entire truck..i love it and plan on buying another on in the near future..only thing i can suggest is that you run them in a ported box it shows the full potential of the sub in one

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Linniage

Panama City, FL

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WOW!

January 18, 2014

I have had 1 of these in a custom built vented enclosure for about a year now. I am actually over powering it slightly as I have it bridged to a 1500W mono block amp and it takes the power with no problem. There is so much pressure from this thing that I have had to re-seal my back glass and replace my back speakers(the force from the sub unseated the cones). I am getting ready to buy another and another amp to push it. You simply can't beat the performance for the price. On a side note, this thing hits harder than my buddy's 3 kicker 10s and sounds better too.

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Stephen

Webster, MA

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Big bang for the buck

November 12, 2013

I am running one of these and wow! It hits really hard, plays loud, and sounds good for all music.

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Dick

Norfolk, VA

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Love RE

February 14, 2012

I am running this sub a bit under powered yet this thing hits harder than the 2 previous subs did combined. RE never fails to impress, and this one does it constantly. A+++

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Tom

Rochester, MN

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JAW DROPPING

November 4, 2011

Hands down THE BEST subwoofer you can buy in its price range. This is the truth. There's nothing bad you can say about this subwoofer after hearing it.

Pros: EVERYTHING
Cons: Nothing

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Prepare to smile.
You'd want to run one of this with a 1.5 cu.ft. box or higher. Nothing lower unless you like very very tight bass.

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micheal

saint jo, TX

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love to be abused

August 15, 2012

These subs pound! Ive blew 2 sets of kicker comp dvc but these keep on going strong!

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nick

burnsville, MN

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awesome!

September 14, 2011

Best sub for the money! I've done installs for years, and have had many subs in my lifetime. I'm not usually one to write a review, but these subs are legitly worth talking about. i couldnt be happier with the amount of sound i get out of one. most people think i have two or even three and are suprised at the one in the trunk. i would recommend this to anyone and everyone. note: i am pushing 1000watts rms to it at one ohm.

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Mike

Pasadena, MD

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Brutal

August 16, 2010

I got 2 of these subs running on a Hifonics amp at 2 ohms getting 1100 watts rms which is underpowering them by 50 watts a peice and let me tell you, I thought my trunk was gonna break off. These subs are clear and have some nice excursion. I pulled into a underground parking garage the 1st day i got them and had people covering their ears and giving dirty looks and all i could do is smile :) haha. Overall i would recommenced these subs, wish i could of got the 15's but dont have room for them. But these 12's already pound your chest and make it hard to breath sometimes so im a happy customer.

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Because i bought one a few months ago because my type r blew. This thing takes what the type r blew on and still has plenty of room. I cant wait to hook the second one up
kyle l on Dec 23, 2014
RE Audio is an excellent brand to own..They hold up to hard hitting bass and are a very good brand of sub to own I would recommend to anyone trying to get into the car audio scene
Lance G on Nov 2, 2014
reviews. 53 reviews and 4.9 stars. i base my purchases off of ratings. lets keep them honest.
JohnA on Dec 14, 2014
Would you recommend an amplifier with this subwoorfer?
A shopper on Sep 12, 2014
Best Answer: Hello,

Absolutely! The sub will not move, at all, without one.

You want to consider the SEX12D4, because it will be far easier finding ~600w RMS @ 2ohms, from an amp. Otherwise, this SEX12D2 will require you to find an amp providing ~600w RMS @ 1ohm or 4ohms.
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do u think this sub would handle 800watts rms from a re ctx 1600.2 amp?
A shopper on Sep 27, 2014
Best Answer: Ya
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Product Summary

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SEX12D2

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611892991064

Weight

21.50lbs

Internal SKU

sex12d2

Internal Product ID

27311

Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

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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: RE Audio SEX12D2

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