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DCM Loudspeakers TB1212-CH

12" Powered Subwoofer w/ Passive Radiator, Cherry Finish

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  • 12" Powered Subwoofer with Passive Radiator
  • Power Handling:
    • Peak: 300 watts
    • RMS: 150 watts
  • Composite paper woofer cone
  • Active compression circuitry protection
  • Inputs & Outputs: High/Line
  • Frequency Response: 27-120 Hz
  • Phase Switch: 0-180°
  • Low Pass Slope: 24dB
  • Subsonic Filter: 18dB @ 25 Hz
  • Color: Cherry
  • Also available in Black
  • Dimensions: 19-1/2D x 15W x 18H
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 10-year Manufacturer's warranty

Subwoofer Specifications

Subwoofer Size
Refers to the diameter of the subwoofer, measured in inches.
12"
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
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.
Not specified by manufacturer
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.
Composite Paper
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.
300 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.
150 watts
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.
Not specified by manufacturer
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).
27 - 120 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".
Not specified by manufacturer
Terminal Type
Spring clip terminals work best with bare wire connections with small-gauge speaker wire, or pin-type connectors.

Binding post terminals are a sturdier, more versatile type of speaker terminal. Because binding post terminals are are threaded, you can tighten them down against the wire or connector for a tight, clean connection. The most popular style of binding post terminals is known as a "5-way binding post". This type can accept bare wire, or any of the common speaker wire connectors. Binding posts with the option to be used with banana clips are even more versatile

Spring posts are a hybrid of the two. Instead of using a thread and "screwing" them tight, they use a spring to allow the wire to fit and tighten against the terminal.

Binding posts

Subwoofer Enclosure

Home Subwoofer Enclosure Type
This is the type of enclosure that the home subwoofer has. Different enclosures will vary in the sounds that they produce.

Bass Reflex: These enclosures are tuned top play louder than other types of enclosures. While the sound might not be as accurate, they are able to get louder when compared to other subwoofers with a similar amplifier.

Acoustic Suspension: These enclosures will produce an accurate bass. In comparison to a another type of subwoofer with a similar amplifier, a acoustic suspension subwoofer will not be as loud. However, the bass will be much more accurate and correct.

Not specified by manufacturer
Powered Subwoofer
This means that the home subwoofer is powered with a built-in amplifier. If it is not powered, than a separate amplifier is required.
Yes
Shielded
Shielded means that the subwoofer enclosure has contained the subwoofers magnetic power within the enclosure. This is to protect neighboring electronics from the effects of the magnet. A non-shielded subwoofer can distort the image on a television, and possibly cause permanent damage if the sub is placed to close to the television.
No
Connection Type
How the unit is connected to its source to send and receive information and data.

On some items such as wire or cables, this specifies how the cables connect to transfer the signals.

Not specified by manufacturer
Box Exterior Color
The color of the enclosure's exterior/outer finish.
Cherry
Paintable Frame
This means that the frame or cabinet of the speaker can be painted to match its surroundings.
No
In-Wall Installation
These items are designed for installation in the walls of your home.
No
Width
The width of the item from left to right (side-to-side) measured in inches.
15"
Height
The height of the item, measured from top to bottom, in inches.
18"
Depth
The front-to-rear depth of the item, in inches. If the item is angled or slanted, this value is the bottom measurement.
19-1/2"

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
2 years
Labor Warranty Duration
2 years
Warranty Provider
Manufacturer

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

TB1212-CH

Weight

47.40lbs

Internal SKU

tb1212ch

Internal Product ID

27449

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: DCM Loudspeakers TB1212-CH