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General Features:

  • 12" Dual 2 Ohm Gothic Series Subwoofer
  • Power Handling:
    • Peak: 2500 watts
    • RMS: 1200 watts
  • Impedance: 2 ohms
  • Twisted & woven flax fiber cone for ultimate strength and less elasticity
  • Extended excursion NBR surround with strong and flexible properties
  • Back plate & t-yoke venting which helps dissipate heat from the voice coil
  • Overcast stitched cone assembly allowing for superior adhesives and conventional bond between the surround and cone
  • 1-1/2" Long 2-1/2" Diameter 100% Oxygen Free Copper voice coil
  • 204 oz. magnet motor structure
  • Resonance Frequency (Fs): 34.29 Hz
  • Top-mount depth: 6-1/2"
  • Sensitivity: 83.6dB
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's Warranty

Subwoofer Specifications

Subwoofer Series
Each subwoofer manufactured is part of a series. This is the name of the subwoofer's series.
Gothic (Power Acoustik)
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.
2500 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.
1200 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.
2-1/2"
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".
83.6 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.
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.
Butyl Rubber
Magnet Structure
Defines the overall structure of the subwoofers magnet.
Single 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.
1.0 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.
1.5 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.
2.25 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.
6-1/2"
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.
34.29 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.
60.8651 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.
1.2150
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.
1.5772
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.
2.11444 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.
5.2909

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

Rating Distribution

5 Star
67%
4 Star
30%
3 Star
4%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%

Average Attribution Rating

Durability
4.7
Value
4.8
Features
4.6
Design
4.6
Usability
4.8
michael

Groesbeck, TX

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not bad

September 2, 2013

after only three days both dust caps came off but other than that its a good speaker. It also is free air capable so if that's something you are looking for then give them a try.

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UnC Larry VP of Virginias Finest Auto Club

Alexandria, Va

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UnC of Virginias Finest Auto Club

July 11, 2014

For every day play and bass yes!! you can comp them but I wouldn't advise not really great SPL speakers even tough they are built like them Get the MOFO's if that's the case.

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nathan

gainsvill, FL

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excellent

September 15, 2013

Been using two of these for a month now on a kicker 750.1 at 2 ohm and they get pretty deep I have them in a ported box. Was a little unsure about buying them but when I seen they were a little cheaper than than power acoustic MOFO twelves I figured I would give them a try the only down side is I always take my box in and out of my trunk for the room and they are pretty heavy speakers but other than that very much worth the price for the power they can take.

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Brad

Canada

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Great subs

April 22, 2014

I have 2 of these subs in my 98 dodge ram 2500 v8 and man it pounds hard and load I love them I've had them for almost 1 year now and they sound like new still . Friends & family say they can hear me 2 blocks away . When I'm in at of my house my livingroom windows shake .

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john

Austin, TX

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good

September 15, 2013

I had these for three months now on a Lanzar OPTI2001D and still going strong they are in a sealed probox with upgraded alternator and one kinetics battery so they are getting the full 2000 RMS at 0 .5 ohm

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BigMacThaStoryTella

Columbia,Mo.

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Great subs, great value.

December 26, 2014

Matched them with the 2700 watt Power Acoustik mono block. Solid, clean bass. No complaints.

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Big Homie

Sledge Ms

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Great Deal

July 9, 2014

Power Acoustik GW3-12 gives u the bang for your buck!!! I love this sub, I would recommend this sub to anyone who wants to beat down the block and hit really good. Thanks Sonic for the hook up

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Keith

New Bloomington, OH

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great value

April 10, 2014

this brand is a great brand. ill order MOFO's next. these are some good bass carryin speakers.

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ted

vt

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great value

March 9, 2015

Sonic is fast, accurate and affordable. I will continue to do business in the future.
Gw3-12 . Are as described. I purchased planet audio 5000watt mono block and they thump . great deal . Check them out

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Bretc02

San dimas ca

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Power acoustic 12 inch Gothic

April 6, 2015

Great speakers extremely good quality base would recommend speaker and company to anyone interested in purchasing

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ced.

conyers Ga.

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not yet wired

April 30, 2015

I have not hooked these bad boyz up. But cant wait to see what there hittin like. Stay tuned.

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ericdlc

san antonio , tx

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great buy , no regrets!

April 28, 2015

the sub sound great ! I am very happy with it and I am only pushing it with 500 rms . I would recommend this to any one of my friends.

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korey

Watertown, NY

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Great performance

July 31, 2015

Pounds harder than expected for the price would definitely recommend to others looking for bang on a budget

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Franklin

Huntsville, AL

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Great bass

August 12, 2015

I use this 12 with my Hifonics ZRX amp and it hits. The lows are impecabble, the highs are brutal. Perfect in a sealed box. Sounds good with all types of music with the right EQ settings. Would buy again!

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Brown Bomber

Dallas, Texas

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Awesome subs

October 20, 2015

I bought 2 of these subs because the price was right. I built a box and put them in a 98 4 door Blazer. Now you can hear me beating down the street from 5 blocks away. Thinking about building a box for 4. subs and get two more.

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Breezy

Selmer TN

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Hits hard

November 3, 2016

Bought this speaker after blowing my Kenwood because I needed more RMS and it sounds much better than the 400 RMS Kenwood only problem now is I have to get a bigger amp to push this 1250 RMS monster.if you are on budget this is speaker for you or for about 60$ more you can get the Alpine with close to same RMS and is awesome

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Rick

Cincinnati, Ohio

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Amazing

August 17, 2016

Very very happy with this product. Hits hard as I expected but the clear crisp sound is amazing. Definitely a great buy!

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James

Southfield, MI

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Handles Bass

August 12, 2016

I blew a lot of big name subs until I got these! I'm very pleased!

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Kodi

Watertown, WI

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Best bang for your buck

June 26, 2016

These subs are no joke I had 2 12 in. type rs and I am guaranteeing these are much louder very clean bass hits harder than the type rd very pleased with the purchase of these two 12s

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Christopher

Dixon, IL

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Decent sub

June 1, 2016

I have now had this subwoofer for 3 months. I can say that it has performed well. I had it running @ 350w rms. I never put anything more into it because of my amplifier. I am now upgrading to 2 12 inch fosgates for some more bass, also getting a hifonics mono block. Anyways, this sub thumps. Even at only 350w rms I was shaking my whole car with the volume about 1/2 up. At 3/4 my mirrors would start to shake. I like this sub alot, and it has a great construction. I don't like that it is made for sealed enclosures, but I could live with it. Good sub.

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Loc203

CT

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Not too bad

May 20, 2016

For $90 this sub hits hard and can handle some power I'd recommend it

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dale

valencia, PA

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Great entry level sub

April 14, 2016

Great entry level sub for the price I can not complain hits great

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Scarecrow

Jefferson, IA

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Great Sub

February 24, 2016

This thing is fu**ing awesome just be sure to have the right box. only con is the dust cap makes a vibrating noise

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Bass mechanic

Baton rouge,

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Great sq sub

February 19, 2016

I got one in a very good encloser it delivers what I give it very low bass that matters

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ericdrummer

santa rosa ca.

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killer sub....sounds really good in a ported box

January 1, 2016

this speaker can handle a bit of power..i must say....it has been taking at least probably 900 watts from my monoblock hifonics zues series amp....the speaker is moiunted in a 1.75 cf t-line vented slot ported box.......the combo works exceptionally well for rock and metal..i listen to alot of Tool, rage against the machine and godsmsmack.....it wont make my roof do the wave or anything like that but when the volume is only up at around 15 on my pioneer dvd double din head unit....u can feel your hair move with every bass hit and the rear view mirror becomes s bit blurry to see who or what is behind u;;;;;i got it mounted in the trunk oi my 99 saturn sedan and usually i have one half of the fold down back seat down......it has put out a bic lighter on certain bass heavy songs when the headunit was turned up to around 25-ish.........i had a mofo for a little while on the same amp but the damn things cone came unglued from itself and started to make a cluncking noise when it hit////so i replaced it with the gothic and it has held up to everything i could tjhrow at it so far......even the mofo couldn't hold upthat kind of abuse.. altho i noticed one day that i could smell the voice coils getting warmer than they should be getting, so i would turn down the volume a bit and let it cool down....but it really only happened a few times when the sub was fairly new-ish......it hasn't done it since then ever again...so..in conclusion...i am quite satisfied with the speaker in a t-line vented box at a 1 ohm load,,,it hits really hard when Tool, or Rage Against th Machine, or Godsmack or Disturbed . is being played ...when i listen to Korn the bass is often too much and i have to turn down the bass gain on the remote gizmo that hooks to the sub amp....over all the 500 watt rms 4 channel amp running 2 lanzar mid bass woofers mounted on the rear deck and a renegade componant speaker setup in the front doors.and the 1200 watt rms sub amp and the gothic woofer has a clean , balanced sound that is perfect for my little plastic saturn sedan.....for now....i have probably maybe 600 bux into the whole sound package and it sounds like a 1500 $ system.....i would highly recommend this sub to compliment any audio system....luv it and can't say enuff about it

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ericdrummer

santa rosa ca.

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killer sub....sounds really good in a ported box

January 1, 2016

this speaker can handle a bit of power..i must say....it has been taking at least probably 900 watts from my monoblock hifonics zues series amp....the speaker is moiunted in a 1.75 cf t-line vented slot ported box.......the combo works exceptionally well for rock and metal..i listen to alot of Tool, rage against the machine and godsmsmack.....it wont make my roof do the wave or anything like that but when the volume is only up at around 15 on my pioneer dvd double din head unit....u can feel your hair move with every bass hit and the rear view mirror becomes s bit blurry to see who or what is behind u;;;;;i got it mounted in the trunk oi my 99 saturn sedan and usually i have one half of the fold down back seat down......it has put out a bic lighter on certain bass heavy songs when the headunit was turned up to around 25-ish.........i had a mofo for a little while on the same amp but the damn things cone came unglued from itself and started to make a cluncking noise when it hit////so i replaced it with the gothic and it has held up to everything i could tjhrow at it so far......even the mofo couldn't hold upthat kind of abuse.. altho i noticed one day that i could smell the voice coils getting warmer than they should be getting, so i would turn down the volume a bit and let it cool down....but it really only happened a few times when the sub was fairly new-ish......it hasn't done it since then ever again...so..in conclusion...i am quite satisfied with the speaker in a t-line vented box at a 1 ohm load,,,it hits really hard when Tool, or Rage Against th Machine, or Godsmack or Disturbed . is being played ...when i listen to Korn the bass is often too much and i have to turn down the bass gain on the remote gizmo that hooks to the sub amp....over all the 500 watt rms 4 channel amp running 2 lanzar mid bass woofers mounted on the rear deck and a renegade componant speaker setup in the front doors.and the 1200 watt rms sub amp and the gothic woofer has a clean , balanced sound that is perfect for my little plastic saturn sedan.....for now....i have probably maybe 600 bux into the whole sound package and it sounds like a 1500 $ system.....i would highly recommend this sub to compliment any audio system....luv it and can't say enuff about it

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ericdrummer

santa rosa ca.

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killer sub....sounds really good in a ported box

January 1, 2016

this speaker can handle a bit of power..i must say....it has been taking at least probably 900 watts from my monoblock hifonics zues series amp....the speaker is moiunted in a 1.75 cf t-line vented slot ported box.......the combo works exceptionally well for rock and metal..i listen to alot of Tool, rage against the machine and godsmsmack.....it wont make my roof do the wave or anything like that but when the volume is only up at around 15 on my pioneer dvd double din head unit....u can feel your hair move with every bass hit and the rear view mirror becomes s bit blurry to see who or what is behind u;;;;;i got it mounted in the trunk oi my 99 saturn sedan and usually i have one half of the fold down back seat down......it has put out a bic lighter on certain bass heavy songs when the headunit was turned up to around 25-ish.........i had a mofo for a little while on the same amp but the damn things cone came unglued from itself and started to make a cluncking noise when it hit////so i replaced it with the gothic and it has held up to everything i could tjhrow at it so far......even the mofo couldn't hold upthat kind of abuse.. altho i noticed one day that i could smell the voice coils getting warmer than they should be getting, so i would turn down the volume a bit and let it cool down....but it really only happened a few times when the sub was fairly new-ish......it hasn't done it since then ever again...so..in conclusion...i am quite satisfied with the speaker in a t-line vented box at a 1 ohm load,,,it hits really hard when Tool, or Rage Against th Machine, or Godsmack or Disturbed . is being played ...when i listen to Korn the bass is often too much and i have to turn down the bass gain on the remote gizmo that hooks to the sub amp....over all the 500 watt rms 4 channel amp running 2 lanzar mid bass woofers mounted on the rear deck and a renegade componant speaker setup in the front doors.and the 1200 watt rms sub amp and the gothic woofer has a clean , balanced sound that is perfect for my little plastic saturn sedan.....for now....i have probably maybe 600 bux into the whole sound package and it sounds like a 1500 $ system.....i would highly recommend this sub to compliment any audio system....luv it and can't say enuff about it

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1 Power Acoustik GW3-12 Subwoofer

Mono Amp

Mono Amp - Option 1

2 Channel Amp - Bridged

2 Power Acoustik GW3-12 Subwoofers

Mono Amp

2 Channel Amp

4 Channel Amp - Bridged

3 Power Acoustik GW3-12 Subwoofers

Mono Amp

Mono Amp - Option 1

4 Channel Amp

4 Power Acoustik GW3-12 Subwoofers

2 Channel Amp

4 Channel Amp

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right amount of rms for my amp and I'm on a budget right now
sabrina m on Oct 3, 2016
I chose these speakers because they were priced reasonable well. Not really expecting much. But when they were delivered, I almost passed out. I didn't even hook it up yet and I am ecstatic about my purchase.
As I am typing this, I just ordered another GW3-12, to compliment the single one that I purchased. I am very happy. I would recommend these to whom ever wants a good quality speaker, on a budget!
Clarence L on Mar 25, 2016
good price
jason l on Jul 7, 2016
These woofers are almost bullet proof!
Donald D on Aug 25, 2015
What's the suggested box dimensions for this particular sub?
adrian s on Jun 30, 2015
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How dose the wires go to the voice coil ?? Dose these speakers run the wires on top of the suspension??
A shopper on Oct 25, 2014
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I Want to use this amp with 2 Power Acoustik GW3-12 What wiring kit should I use?
Studerman1 on Sep 1, 2015
Power Acoustik GW3-12
Power Acoustik GW3-12
Power Acoustik GT1-4500D
Power Acoustik GT1-4500D
Best Answer: Outch! MAJOR RUMBLE LOL! I prefer the punch of 10 inch versus the rumble of 12 inch but it depends of the type of music you listen to.
It sais 4 Gauge Power/Ground Terminals Connection in the amp description so you have to go with 4 Gauge wiring. http://www.sonicelectronix.com/search?keyword=power+wiring
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WHat amp for this speaker?
A shopper on Dec 1, 2014
Best Answer: I am powering mine with the power acoustik BAMF 2000-1D. If you wire the sub to a 1ohm load it is rated at 1200 watts rms and that is exsactly what this amp puts out at 1ohm . These are power hungry amps but you do get what they are rated at. I suggest a 1-0ga power wire, ground and a big 3 upgrade as well as an xs battery for it. A bigger alt. is smart as well but that is on you.
Reply · Report · Eric s on Dec 1, 2014
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Whats the best but decently cheap amp for just one of these?
A shopper on Mar 24, 2015
Best Answer: Hello,

The Power Acoustik GT1-2400D is the matching amplifier for the GW3 .
Reply · Report · Customer SStaff on Mar 25, 2015
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I have a 4 channel amp, can i bridge it into 2 channels and hook both the bridged channels to this?
dustin w on Oct 22, 2014
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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

GW3-12

UPC

709483046450

Weight

21.00lbs

Internal SKU

gw312

Internal Product ID

68809

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: Power Acoustik GW3-12

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