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Infinity Reference 1052W

10" Dual 4 ohms Subwoofer (REF1052W)

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10" Dual 4 ohms Subwoofer (REF1052W)

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  • 10" Dual 4 Ohms Reference Series Subwoofer
  • Power Handling:
    • Peak: 1000 watts
    • RMS: 250 watts
  • Impedance: Dual 4 ohms
  • li>Polypropylene Cone
  • Large-Roll Butyl Rubber Surround
  • Unique Inboard Motor Structure
  • Bumped Backplate
  • Vented Polepiece
  • Progressive Spider
  • Proprietary Reduced-Depth Steel Basket
  • Sensitivity: 91 dB
  • Frequency Response: 25 Hz - 400 Hz
  • Mounting Depth: 4-9/16"
  • 1-year SonicElectronix.com warranty

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Subwoofer Specifications

Subwoofer Series
Each subwoofer manufactured is part of a series. This is the name of the subwoofer's series.
Subwoofer Size
Refers to the diameter of the subwoofer, measured in inches.
10"
Peak Power Handling
Peak power handling refers to the amount of power a speaker can handle during a brief musical burst. The RMS power range figure is a much more reliable rating for determining the speaker's power requirements. The Peak power handling specification is typically rated per speaker unless otherwise noted.
1000 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.
250 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).
25 - 400 Hz
Sensitivity
An efficiency or sensitivity rating tells you how effectively a speaker converts power into sound. The higher the number, the more efficient the speaker and the louder it will play with the same input power. An efficient speaker helps you maximize your available power. Most sensitivity ratings measure the speaker's output with 1 watt of input, 1 meter from the speaker. Some speakers' sensitivity is measured with 2.83 volts of input, instead of 1 watt.
 
Efficiency (1w/1m) is not an accurate indicator of a subwoofer's output capability and should not be used as a comparison to other speakers or subwoofers to determine which one is "louder".
91 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.
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.
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.

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
4-9/16"
Cutout Diameter
The actual diameter of the hole you will need to cut out if you are creating a new mounting location for this speaker, or if you are mounting a subwoofer in a box.
9-1/8"
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.

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
Not warranted
Labor Warranty Duration
Not warranted
Warranty Provider
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Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
67%
4 Star
33%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
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Average Attribution Rating

Durability
4.6
Value
4.9
Features
4.7
Design
4.4
Usability
4.9
Ben

Atlanta, GA

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Very happy

November 9, 2007

I have just finished breaking them into their new home in a sealed box in the trunk of my camry. I am sending 400 Watts RMS to the pair at 4 ohms and I am very happy.

They sound better than I expected and they get loud when I fold down the back seat especially. I was honestly hoping to not bother the neighbors but I can see that that's just not going to happen. Oh well.

Buy em if they are anywhere in the range of what you are looking for.

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mike

Concord, CA

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Excellent Speakers - loads of baser

October 17, 2007

I have two of these powered by a 400w Alpine mono amp in the back of the Dodge Ram that I drive. The space for the box is limited to under the rear seat compartment, but I still get very nice base that really shakes all the mirrors.
Very nice speakers.

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motoxrdude

SR

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Great sub!

March 30, 2009

Just bought this sub about a week ago. This thing sounds great. I have it in a 1.75ft 3 box with a 250w RMS amp; it bumps! I was originally going to get a bigger amp for it and was going to use this small amp I have just to test it out, but surprisingly it sounds really good. It hits lows really well and sounds super clear even at loud volumes. It's a great sub, and especially for the price its awesome.

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dakota

Broken Arrow, OK

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October 19, 2006

i have two of these subs in my 2001 chevy truck pushed by a sony 1000w. these subs sound great if you dont try to test there limits. its in a sealed down-firing box between my seats. if your wanting a good cheep sub i would go with this but if your wanting a sub that can handle a lot of power step up you game and move on to a better sub.

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Jim

San Diego, California

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Good Quality Speaker.

April 23, 2009

Infinity has always been the best in my opinion, and for a basic, entry level speaker, this will not disappoint.

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Brendan

Canada

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Great Sub...

April 25, 2008

This sub is amazing. My friend has one in his 2003 ford f150, and it pounds. This sub hits hard enough i can hear him coming down the road. And the sub is very easy to install. For sure a 10 out of 10.

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Thomas

Ames, IA

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awsome

November 10, 2008

I bought this sub and a .8cu foot box for a sigle cab ranger and the only thing i can say is Damn! If I turn the reciever up past 25 the whole cab rattles but the sub will not distort no matter what I try. I highly recommend this if you need a dvc sub that is shallow and still dominates. i'm buying another one asap cuz they are all kinds of insane. best $$ you will EVER spend.

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Bill

Erie, IL

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Mixed Feelings

April 10, 2008

I have 2 of these in a sealed box in the Trunk of my 2004 Grand Am GT1. They are amazing in sound, clarity, and most importantly BASS! The Down side is, I, and several people I know, have had to re-solder the Voice Coil Wires as the Factory wires, tend to burn out after a few months use. If you can deal with that issue, I Highly Recomend these Subs, if your looking for a Truely Amazing Subwoofer, with Truly Amazing Sound Quality!!!

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Cole

Madison, MS

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Great

July 16, 2007

I had three of these in my 97 wrangler.. I did not no how they would sound because there is no space behind the seat in a wrangler.. I built a custom enclosure and wow... These are so clear.. I have had many sub woofers and Infinity is by far the best hands down.. If you like clear sound buy these

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

1052W

UPC

050667034733

Weight

12.50lbs

Internal SKU

1052w

Internal Product ID

7065

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.

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