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Pioneer TS-W309D4

12" Dual 4 Ohm Champion Series Car Subwoofer

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  • 12" Dual 4 ohm Champion Series Subwoofer
  • Power Handling:
    • Peak: 1,400 watts
    • RMS: 400 watts
  • Impedance: Dual 4 ohm
  • Seamless Injection Molded Polypropylene (IMPP) composite cone
  • Dual layer, fiber reinforced elastic polymer surround
  • Large spring loaded, push style binding posts
  • High temperature voice coil
  • Large double stacked high energy magnets
  • Designed for sealed, ported, or bandpass enclosures
  • Recommended enclosure volume:
    • Sealed: 1.25 cu. ft
    • Ported: 1.5 cu. ft
    • Bandpass: 0.9 cu. ft in front / 0.9 cu. ft in rear
  • Frequency response: 20-220 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 94 dB
  • 1-year SonicElectronix.com warranty

Product History:

Pioneer TS-W311D4 thumbnail
(newest, current model)
Pioneer TS-W310D4 thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by Pioneer TS-W311D4)
Pioneer TS-W309D4 thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by Pioneer TS-W310D4)
Pioneer TS-W308D4 thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by Pioneer TS-W309D4)
Pioneer TS-W307D4 thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by Pioneer TS-W308D4)
Pioneer TS-W306DVC thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by Pioneer TS-W307D4)
Pioneer TS-W305DVC thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by Pioneer TS-W306DVC)
Pioneer TS-W304DVC thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by Pioneer TS-W305DVC 12" DVC)

Subwoofer Specifications

Subwoofer Size
Refers to the diameter of the subwoofer, measured in inches.
12"
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.
400 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.
4 ohms
Voice Coil Diameter
Diameter of voice coil, usually measured in inches.
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).
20 - 220 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".
94 dB
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.
Injection Molded Polypropylene (IMPP)
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.
Elastic Polymer
Magnet Structure
Defines the overall structure of the subwoofers magnet.
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.

Bandpass
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.
0.85 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.
1.75 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
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.
6"
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.
11-1/8"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Sonic Electronix

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
66%
4 Star
23%
3 Star
6%
2 Star
4%
1 Star
2%

Average Attribution Rating

Durability
4.4
Value
4.5
Features
4.6
Design
4.7
Usability
4.7
Richard

Bartlesville, OK

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Great Value

January 11, 2013

Powerful output. Has a big bang for the bucks. Thank you.

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BIG D

Detroit MI.

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great value

October 3, 2011

first off i fell in love with pioneer sub woofers back in 2008. I started with a 12" w307d4. It pounded. Then i had two 12" w308d4 they pounded. Now i hav the two 12" w309d4. Man the pound i have them hooked up to a hfi hifonics 1000D amp wired down to one ohm. I can be heard frm a block away, when i pull in gas stations i shake their store. i would reconmend getin a 3/4 mdf box though for better sound, up to a month ago i had a 1/2 mdf box and it sounded great for a while but after a few months i noticed my screws was half way out my 1/2 box from bangin so hard. So now i hav a 3/4 mdf box and its even louder. Would reconmend this sub for every one you cant go wrong. Wnd dont do like i did by buyin a crappy box buy a good sub box for these awsume subs. you wont be disapointed.

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BYRON

Laurens

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Great subs

September 8, 2011

Installed these in a friends camry and wow they go low and hit hard!! Needs more power than the 600 rms that we have going to them now! Would recommend a hifonics 1500 rms brutus or something of equal power!! Real power

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Brandon

Grand junction

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Super great buy.

December 30, 2012

I have two of these wired to 1 ohm each and I am running a Hifonics 1500 watt amp and they are in there own boxes and they are sealed and they are only .9 cubic feet each but they do the lows great and the highs are great as well. They make ur ears hurt and the best part is the fit behind my seats in my single cab s10. I would recommend them to every one and they aren't beginner subs.

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1Clean300

Newport News, VA

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Great Subs!!!

December 21, 2012

I've owned these subs for about 7 months now and i must say they are great. They are preety powerful with the right amp. I have a 2000 watt amp hooked up to them and the speakers are bridged and man do they hit hard. I been dealing with pioneer for as long as i can remember and these are the best pioneer subs i have ever owned.

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kasey

Valdosta, GA

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Best Choice

September 8, 2012

Let me first say how impressed i am with these speakers i have three of them powered by a hifonics 1700 watt and when i tell you that people hear me before they see me. Not only are they loud but its a deep quality sounding bass i am going to be honest i wanted rockford fosgate P3's or T1's but a friend talked me into getting these instead and i would put my three championship 12's up against any of those and would give them hell

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Mike

Durham, NC

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All I can say is - WOW!

May 12, 2012

This subwoofer is flat out amazing. I just installed it yesterday, and it's obviously not fully broken in, but it already sounds amazing. For a super good price, this subwoofer beats anyone I researched, even the higher value ones. The 94 dB per watt is incredible and makes this subwoofer so efficient. Have it in a Sound Ordanace Bass Bunker. Run this sub with a ported box and it'll sound amazing with a correctly hooked up amp.

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demetrius

colonial heights, VA

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Nice product

November 14, 2011

I purchased a pair of these subs to put in my Crysler 300m. I was amazed at the output and quality of these speakers! They are being powered by a cadence txd1000 class D amp.

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amil

Modesto, CA

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2 in the trunk, makes the body bump.

November 4, 2011

These are super cheap and bump hard for the price. I love them.

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Glenn

Needmore PA

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12 sub

November 2, 2011

I have this speaker in my car and it works great! thank you.

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Angryface

Canada

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Six of these hurts my chest

October 12, 2011

I worked at a car audio store for a year and let me tell you, these subs sound very similar to the JL W3 woofer. The JL outperformes the Pioneer when it comes to hitting the lower notes, but are otherwise comparible products. I have six 12" TSW309D4s mounted in a hexagonal box (google paradigm sub-1) with a 3000RMS @ 4Ohm amp running at 5.66Ohms (subs need 2400W, amp should be putting out ~2600W) for my home-theatre system. You can feel the explosions in your chest in large rooms, these subs put out great sounding bass. There's some videos on YouTube of a guy who build a 4-sub box that made every window and panel flex in his hatchback. If you want bass, these will sound good and deliver and not break your budget.

Overall: 4* See features.
Value: 5*
Look: 5*
Durability: banking on their previous models
Features: 4* Alpine amps have terminals that let you insert speaker cable and a banna plug into the same terminal, would like to see that on these subs.
Ease of Use: again, using banna plug jumpers would've been quicker to setup six subs instead of stripping six small pieces of wire.

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Chris

Miami, FL

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These subs are gReAt

April 5, 2011

Just got them about 2 weeks ago put em in my Lincoln LS and man do I love them I've had them in a 1.75 sealed box and it banged those lows like crazy it had the steering wheel shaking and even all my windows when I lowered them a bit I never even turned the gain too far up!(my amp puts out 400rms x2) and now I have them in a probox that I found for cheap and wow now I can't stop everything from rattling but it still pounds hard and sounds great and I think they can handle more gain I'm just taking it easy but for now its banging louudd enough..Great subs still havent heard any distortion wouldnt trade them for any other size or brand subs with the same range RMS ratings..I LOVE THESE!

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ricki

castaic, CA

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Great Product

November 19, 2012

Running a rather crappy amp for quite a while, this subwoofer made my amp seem quite decent. With the right ported box size this will hit hard. Overall it lasted almost two years, until I upgraded.

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Orlando

Manchester, CT

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Great Sub

September 8, 2012

Own this sub close to a year... I am not looking to rattle the community but some times I have to turn it down. It is honestly the best sub I have owned so far. Again, not looking to make a boom (play hard), but my music is very nicely complimented with this sub, very nicely.

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jacob

douglasville, GA

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great sub

June 3, 2012

This has been a great durable sub. I have owned different subs in my life time, plus install professionally. For the price this is a sub you want to consider. yes there are better ones out there at a bigger price tag. I have 2 running @ 2ohm x 1 @ 1000w. they can handle alot more, but your ears might not. Mine started hurting so turned the bass down on EVERYTHING. My system is very modest compared to others so i havent given the subs all they can handle. I know one thing, I got behind a person and they gave me a finger saying I was number 1, the bass was so loud.

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gordon

plainville, CT

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Big bang for the buck!

March 26, 2012

Just got a pair of these bad boys today and they are louder than expected! Have them in a factory vented fosgate box that used to house a pair of P3s, powered by a crunch 1500.1 amp and they slam hard and hit the lows very well. They are barely flexing when i open the trunk yet in side my car the boom factor is intense sounds like i still have my much more expensive P3s! I have these wired in paralle @1ohm and unlike some of the other reviewers stating they wont handle it i am having no issues with the load. Must buy if youre on a budget these things slam!! But if you can afford it go with orion XTR pros way better excursion and durability.

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Dave

wa

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these pound sooooo hard

February 25, 2012

I have two of these in a ford ranger ext. cab, and i gotta say i think its too much!! But i love it!! It is so loud the whole cab vibrates and the rear view mirror keeps falling down. Both in a 1.5 cubic foot box (sealed) paired to a kenwood KAC-9105D amp at 1ohm, the bass boost is at like 3. Don't think about it, just buy them!!!

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lante

Detroit, MI

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BEST

February 24, 2012

Really nice subs.

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eggie

arroyo grande, ca

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Decent speakers for the money

February 19, 2012

Decent speakers for the money. I was hoping for more boom out of them, but they are good. Pushing them with a Memphis Audio PR1000.1 @ 1ohm in a ported box.

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D'Mitri

Willingboro, NJ

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Amazing Subs

February 5, 2012

These subs are great. I have two of them hooked up to a Kicker IX series 1000:1 amp and they knock sooo hard. Make sure you get new speakers to accompany them though or else your subs will completely kill your audio lol. Overall great subs that look amazing and are amazing build quality.

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lorenzo

Virgin Islands (U.S.)

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heck of a woofer

November 29, 2011

My first subwoofer was a cheap mtx thunder. Had another big boy mtx thunder 9500 that loaded my car with more bass than i could ever imagine. Then stumbled on the these tsw308d4. Started with one and couldve went at it with the one 9500. Had it for a while and added another one to get more bass. Then i had a power acoustic 980 running them. Then had a pyle 2300 after. With one hooked up to the 2300 in series, i got an average spl of 114 in a 03 malibu. Lat two months had a sound competiotion so i loaded up my tercel since i had cout it up for the show. With two rotten holes in the trunk and a bad hatch since some one tried to break into my trunk that week, i hit 130 flat with a concept ccd2400a pushing the two. I would recomend these to anyone wanting to have the best of the two wolrds. Spl and sql. These subs are ahrd hitting parallel and deep earth shaking in series. And to add insult they didnt have the recomanded box for them. All in all its worth the money. Hands down, they are some great subs.

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jorge

linden, nj

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GREAT ITEM

November 9, 2011

Woofer sounds great, good bass!

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Austin

Jacksonville, FL

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these subs hit hard

November 4, 2011

They are incredibly loud! Lows are super intense.

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Younas

Modesto, CA

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Great buy for the price

November 4, 2011

I bought 2 and they were really cheap and I wasnt sure if it was going to be worth the buy. Turns out they bump damn hard considering what I paid for it. People who ride in my car say that it vibrates thier organs.

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Glenn

Needmore PA

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12 sub

November 2, 2011

I have this speaker in my car and it works great thank you.

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Beto

Stockton, CA

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Pioneer

October 26, 2011

I had this sub for 3 months and i was very impressed with it. It was my first pioneer sub ever and i didnt regret buying it. I bought this woofer, and put it in a ported box in my 2012 ford focus hatchback and i loved the sound quality. Great woofer plus a great price on Sonic Electronix you cant go wrong with this woofer. Would definitly buy again if my L7 breaks on me.

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swp

missouri

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great subs for the price

September 26, 2011

These are ok subs ive had mine for a year and tryed blowing them and they will take 1900 wats a peice and didnt blow them but i usually run them at 800 watts and they do just fine i use alpine amps.

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Josh

Las Vegas, Nevada

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second review

July 29, 2011

Okay my last review was a little more harsh when i had the sub wired at 2ohms. Okay from fantasy numbers to realistice numbers, first off this sub handles and performs so much better if it is wired to 8ohms AND THEN bridged at the amplifier! At that point it should read 4ohms. The original way i had wired it to 2ohms, then bridged it at the amplifier made it read 1 ohm. It played but not well and would not handle much gain from the amp so i unbridged it and wired it to 1 channel and it played a little better with under quarter gain but would cut off after low bass frequency. NOW at bridged 4ohms this sub is fantastic and can play some music at 3 1/4 gain, half bass and Low band pass you can fine tune it up 60 hz (makes it play louder at a sharper note) all that being said my customer is much happier now with the product output. So all and all this sub with a 1.5 cu box bridged at 4 ohm sings all sorts of nots perfectly! not sloppy by any means. My customer listens to a lot of dubstep, rap, and alternative music so it covers low notes very well at higher volumes.

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Josh

Las Vegas, NV

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It's ok for the money

July 27, 2011

When I ordered this subwoofer I should have payed a little more attention to the reviews that were given on this model. I was interested in the TS-W309D4 because of the specs it has. The sub out of the box say 94db with 20-200 hz, thats pretty impressive numbers plus the price isn't anything to argue about. I put this sub with a ported box (1.5 cubic inches) and the power acoustik BAMF 1800 watt 2 channel amp, an let me tell you this sub hits all sorts of notes high and low, BUT AT LOWER VOLUMES FROM THE DECK! The excursion aka Xmax is so little once the sub hits its point it cuts out. Now the amp is putting out true 600 watts maybe at 1 ohm, so the sub is getting about 400 watts right now at 2 ohms. Im going to pull the sub out and wire it up to 8 ohms and drop the load when i bridge it and hopefully that improves the performance a little better when it reads at 4 ohms, maybe then i'll have a different opinion and a new review.

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YungNeek

Los Angeles, CA

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Nice, but...

April 30, 2011

I would recommend these subs but it always feels like they can't handle the power, this is my forth setup and I'm only using two Pioneer 760 watt amps to em 380 to each sub

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Richard

Croswell, MI

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Great Subs

March 21, 2011

I put two of these in a ported box in the back of my 97 Blazer and they sound great. The only thing I would change is that I wish I would have gotten the single voice coil model, the DVC is kinda tricky and sensitive they wont let you overload them. Great sound quality and I only have them running at about 100 RMS. Puts out lighters like candles.

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Drew

Vineland,NJ

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Best Bang for Buck

March 2, 2011

Dropped this sub in a ported box and hooked it up to a Rockford Fosgate Prime R500 amp all from this site. This thing bangs hard clean deep base. I am really impressed. It's not as loud as my MTX 9500 but you cant compare the price. This sub hits the low notes and doesnt distort. I would recomend this sub to anyone.

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Follow God People

Miami, Fl

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Excellent speakers for the money, one of the best 12's

February 28, 2011

This speaker is banging, got 2 hooked up at 2 Ohm to a 2200 watt Power Acoustik and man let me tell you these thangs bang, replaced them from 2 15's Kicker CVR and I am so happy. They sound just like them but just running less power. Highly recommend. God Bless Yall!!!!!

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The Booge

Pennsylvania

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Unbeatable boom for the buck!

January 14, 2013

I got this sub hooked up to a phantom series ph1500.1 amp wired at 2 ohm and its great. It really surprised me with the lows it can hit. It has no problem vibing on the high bass notes like a 10" but when it drops down on a low it's crazy how well it produces the bass. My friend owns one of these and he has it way underpowered but has a full pioneer system and it still sounds soooo good. Highly recommend this sub. I know a lot of people are hesitant of pioneer but trust me they have definitely stepped their game up recently.

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Kevin

Augusta, KY

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UNBEATABLE SUB FOR THE MONEY!!

December 18, 2012

Just as my review title says : unbeatable sub for the money! Hooked up 1 of these in my astro van in a ported box , love it!!!!

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oag

Manchester, CT

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Great Value

September 25, 2012

I received an email from Sonic Electronix asking to write a review... had the sub for about 9 months - 1 year. I wrote a review and gave them thumbs up. Great sub, then it blew. LOL So! I will still say its a good sub, very nice compliment to any sound system. I did have it turned down, so I was surprised when there was no more Boom. I will consider another sub if/when I decide to replace this one.

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Caelan

Lexington, SC

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AMAZING !

August 2, 2012

These SLAM! Easy to install, and you can't beat the price!!!

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Croze

Jamaica

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Pioneer TS-W309D4

July 10, 2012

I got 2 of these pioneer running it at 2ohmx2 so awsome on a Hifonics Zeus and the bass that is coming from these speakers is incredible no kicker can play this round and loud at the same time talking of experience.

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Jerma

normal, il

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solid sub, superb for the money

June 18, 2012

Thing has crazy excursion, and it produces solid bass, it's not even in an ideal sized enclosure.

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Underground clown

Orange county ca

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Great deal

April 9, 2012

One of the first subs I bought. If your looking for good bass id def get these I would recomend to get a ported box. I'm running my 2 12' pioneer with an RE audio 1600 watt amp & these babys flex my back window.

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The ward

Tucson, AZ

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Poor quality

March 27, 2012

These subwoofers are of the poorest of quality. After only 5 months two of them blew out and I do not doubt the third one is on its way. When you purchase the pioneer brand you would expect to have quality speakers. In the future I will be more cautious of the speakers pioneer sells and is making me doubt the quality of the other audio equipment it sells. I dont know if these subs were refurbished but they sure did have the characteristics of it.

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Jaensen

HOMER, AK

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Great value, quality sound!

November 29, 2011

These subwoofers are awesome. The material they are made of is crack resistant and virtually puncture proof. I am only supplying them with 500 watts from a rockford fosgate amp and they deliver quality bass, i could only imagine if i had a bigger box and more wattage. For the price you cannot find a better sounding speaker. I am probably going to buy four more.

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jeremy

alb, n.m

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November 22, 2011

I've owned a few of these subs over the years and the are really great! Had them in a 4 cf. box tuned to 32hz. and they sound good! Really clear and loud. Real good buy.

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Master L

Tucson, Arizona

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Pioneer 12" Sub

November 9, 2011

Great sub. Hit hard and clean.

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The Nukester

Brandon Ms

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The subs

September 7, 2011

They where an ok set of subs even though the magnets are smaller than the previous years pioneer is still a good product. Ive only had them for about a month and sold them because they werent that durable. Pioneer needs to go back to the older designs no those back in the day slammed!!!!

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faatauira

French Polynesia

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great value

August 16, 2011

I will recommend this sub, it has low frequencies, very low. I put three of them in the same box, great pounding bass. Still at breaking period, but it produce already amazing sound!!!

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Lester

Downey, CA

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In Love!!

December 31, 2012

When I saw this sub at that price i couldnt believe it wa true.. ive had pioneer before, and paid a lot more. anyway this sub is awesome.

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Josh

Lawtons, NY

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Great subs for the price, you just can't beat them!

August 20, 2012

I have to say, I love these subs! I have 2 of them in my cavy and all I have to say is wow. They deffinetly pound pretty hard on my amp bridged at 1500 watts. They definetly are totally worth the price!

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PHILIP

CHURCHS FERRY, ND

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May 24, 2012

Very good sub in 1.2 cu. ft box with a Sony xm1s 500w rms amp, very efficient, Pioneer quality. Old grills will not fit, though. Why are they all starting to use plastic on the back side? Seems ok, but don't like anything added that may come loose.

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Jordy

Rhinelander, WI

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They were good while they lasted!

October 10, 2011

I liked them a lot, I really did. but I'm almost positive I blew them. I had them on a 1600watt amp, and after a couple months of hard pounding, they couldn't take it anymore. Started making a weird sound the last two weeks before they finally just blew. I rewired everything professionally and they still didn't work (that's how I knew I blew them). I recommend them, just don't pound too hard.

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Audun

Eau Claire, WI

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disappointed

March 9, 2012

Got this subwoofer about an hour ago, was playing it with 500 watts RMS with my bass all the way down, bass boost off, gain wayyy down, subsonic filter on, and volume not past half way - subwoofer is blown already.

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juan

richmond, ca

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Amazing subs!

September 23, 2012

I bought two of the pioneer 309d4 and they were simply amazing! I underpowered them with a cheap brand amp, but even then the bass I got from them was more than I expected. I will definitely buy them again and buy from Sonic Electronix!

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Poe

New jersey

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September 20, 2012

I have had this sub for half a year and I love it. I have it (underpowered) by a 750w Sony amp and it shakes everything. I have. 2000 s10 with the extended cab. The vibrations make you have to poo after like 2 heavy bass songs

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12 oz. Can of Adhesive Spray

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Gold Plated Dual Terminal Banana Plug Connector

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

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1mm All Purpose Solder

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12" Protective Waffle Subwoofer Grille

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Scosche SPL Meter

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1 Pioneer TS-W309D4 Subwoofer

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2 Channel Amp - Bridged

2 Pioneer TS-W309D4 Subwoofers

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4 Channel Amp - Bridged

3 Pioneer TS-W309D4 Subwoofers

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4 Pioneer TS-W309D4 Subwoofers

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

TS-W309D4

UPC

884938126267

Weight

15.00lbs

Internal SKU

tsw309d4

Internal Product ID

32834

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: Pioneer TS-W309D4