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JL Audio W3v3 Series Subwoofer Driver
JL Audio W3v3 Series Subwoofer Driver

Easily the best selling subwoofer driver, next to the W6v3, the JL Audio W3v3 provides phenomenal performance at moderate power levels with superb sound quality. The W3 series is in its 3rd iteration, embodying the series' pursuit for providing outstanding output and world-class sound quality. This is accomplished by utilizing a whole suite of advanced technologies originally developed for JL Audio's flagship W7. An Elevated Frame Cooling design helps in delivering enhanced power handling and sound quality. The DMA-optimized, long linear excursion capability minimizes distortion and increases output, while multiple patented technologies enhance performance and reliability. Such advances make the v3’s the best sounding, most reliable W3’s yet.

Although the W3v3 Subwoofer can be driven with as little as 150 Watts, for best audio performance it is recommended to run an amplifier capable of between 400 - 500 Watts of continuous power per driver, like the JL Audio XD600/1v2 or JL Audio JX1000/1D. In addition, these subwoofers are optimized to operate in either a ported or sealed enclosure, needing only 0.625 cubic feet of air space in a sealed box and 1.125 cubic feet in a ported/vented enclosure. (Specific dimensions and figures can be found in the user manual, linked further below.)

Like many other high quality JL Audio products, all W3v3 subwoofers are built in JL Audio's Miramar, Florida factory, with extreme precision and top-notch build quality. Its this attention to detail that delivers the JL Audio quality and performance we have all become accustomed to.

JL Audio Patented Cooling Technology

JL Audio Patented Cooling Technology

JL Audio's patented Elevated Frame Cooling design delivers cool air into the heart of the subwoofer in ways no other manufacture's driver can. Purpose-engineered slots located directly above the top-plate stream air to the voice coil. In addition, the upper surface of the top-plate is directly exposed to this air flow, whereas on a conventional design it is isolated from this flow by the lower flange of the frame. This technology not only increases thermal power handling, but also sound quality by minimizing dynamic parameter shifts and power compression. In plain English, this driver keeps itself cool so you can play your system longer, safer and without having to worry about frying the motor.

Extraordinary Linearity and Control

Tight, Clean, Articulate Bass

DMA is JL Audio’s proprietary Dynamic Motor Analysis system and is aimed at improving dynamic motor behavior. As a result of DMA optimization, W3v3 motors remain linear in motor force over an extreme range of excursion and also maintain a highly stable fixed magnetic field in the gap over a wide power range. This leads to vastly reduced distortion and faithfully reproduced transients... or put simply: tight, clean, articulate bass. Its main catalyst is the driver's Ultra-long Voice Coil, that allows extreme linear excursion, phenomenal power handling and control, control, control.



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  • 10" W3v3 Series Subwoofer Driver
  • Power Handling:
    • RMS: 500 watts
  • Recommended Power Range: 150 - 500 watts
  • Impedance: Single 4-Ohm
  • Injection-molded, mineral-filled polypropylene cone
  • Nitrile butadiene rubber surround
  • Stamped steel basket
  • Customization trim ring
  • Floating-cone attach method
  • Highly linear, DMA-Optimized motor system
  • Insert molded suspension, coil and terminal sub-assembly
  • Patented vented reinforcement collar (VRC®)
  • Elevated frame cooling design
  • Nickel plated brass spring terminals
  • Engineered lead-wire design and attachments
  • Black Steel-Mesh Grille Insert Available: JL Audio SGRU-10
  • Mounting depth: 5.93 "
  • Cutout dimensions: 9.0625 "
  • Free Air Resonance (Fs): 31.49 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 84.87 dB
  • Xmax: 14.0 mm
  • Reference Efficiency (no): 0.1900%
  • Frequency response: ~25 ~ 250 Hz
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JL Model Comparison
From entry level woofers to competition grade, JL has them all. Let us find which one works for you.

Model RMS Power Cone Material Surround Material Sensitivity (dB) Frequency Response Xmax (mm Terminals Made In America
W7 Series 500-1500 Watts Polypropylene Foam Overroll 82.7 - 86.3 15-250 Hz 19-32 Push Terminals
W6 Series 600 Watts Polypropylene Rubber 82.7 - 85.4 20-200 Hz 19 Push Terminals
W3 Series 150-600 Watts Polypropylene Rubber 80.5-87.90 20-250 Hz 8.89-15.5 Push Terminals
W1 Series 150-300 Watts Polypropylene Rubber 83.9-86.1 22-200 8-11 Push Terminals
W0 Series 300-500 Watts Polypropylene Foam 84-88.20 20-250 Hz 11.4-12.7 Push Terminals
WX Series 200 Watts Polypropylene Foam 86-87.17 22-250 Hz 10 Spade Terminals


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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.
W3v3 (JL Audio)
Subwoofer Size
Refers to the diameter of the subwoofer, measured in inches.
10"
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.
500 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.
Single
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
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 - 250 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".
84.87 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.
14 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.
Mineral-Filled 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.
Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR)
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.
Optional (Accessory required and sold separately)
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
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.
0.625 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.
1.125 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.
5.93"
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.
9.0625"
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.
31.49 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.
32.23 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.
0.485
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.
0.523
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.
3.567 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.
7.017

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Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

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4 Star
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3 Star
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alx30

Mexico

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Un Excelente Sub

March 23, 2010

Tengo instalado uno solo de éstos en un pick-up cabina sencilla, caja ventilada y creanme que estoy mas que satisfecho con el desempeño de éste subwoofer, una calidad excelente de sonido y no existe distorsión alguna, lo muevo con un Phoenix Gold de 600nom. y es mas que suficiente, quieres calidad en sonido y resistencia???? no lo dudes, adquierelo....!!!

I have one of these installed in my pickup truck, single cabin, vented box. Believe me, I am more than satisfied with its performance. This Subwoofer has excellent quality and there is no distortion. I push it with a Phoenix Gold of 600watts and its more than enough.
If you want good quality sound, don't even doubt about it and get it!

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Twatts

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JL sub

July 26, 2011

Hits pretty darn deep!

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A. Tran - Kill-illuminati

RENO, NV

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JL Has no competition

April 20, 2011

You cannot go wrong with any JL products, this sub hits many notes & is a reliable subwoofer. You get what you pay for :)

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Dorian

Atl

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Best Sub for the price!

May 15, 2011

The sub sounds great and hits very hard!

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Ryan

Rocksprings, TX

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Amazing Sub!!!

March 18, 2010

I recently put in a system in my 04 Chevy Reg. cab. And picked JL Audio cause I know they make one of the best speakers and subs out there, and that they would last. Anyways to make the story short, I hooked one up to a MTX Jackhammer(jh600) that is wired at 4ohms throwing 450rms. With the bass on +1 from my deck and it bangs so hard my rear view shakes as do my side mirrors. So if your looking for a sub for a small enclosure, that's quality, and cheap. Buy it at Sonic electronix.

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Michael

Havana, IL

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Awesome Subwoofer Can't Beat The Quality

July 24, 2009

I have heard JL products before and always loved them the sound and the bass that they put out is awesome, this is my first JL sub and for the price i can't complain the 10w3 hits really hard for a ten, I'm sure the W6 and W7 are better but this is the perfect medium, i have pushed this sub hard, and it still wants more, i only have 300 watts R.M.S running to it but it still sounds amazing, its in a .65 cubic foot sealed enclosure and it rocks. if your on the edge of buyin this and some other brand, don't think twice, you cant go wrong with JL anything they scream quality, and if anyone says different or have had a bad experience with JL, they obviously don't know how to set up a system, so don't listen to them. BUY JL AUDIO. you won't be disappointed

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Aaron

Las Vegas, NV

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JL 10W3v3

June 24, 2009

I would definately recommend this speaker. I replaced 2 Fosgate 10's with this one 10, and the JL definately hits harder and has cleaner, crisper bass.

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Matthew

Des Moines, IA

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Great subwoofer

October 30, 2011

Very crisp, clean sound when driven from a good amp.

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Seth

Alum Bank, PA

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Excellent! Very, very Impressive, simply the best!

September 1, 2011

I have one 10W3v3-4 powered by a JL Audio XD600/1 (previously was powered with a Alpine MRP-M500) in a ported box built exactly from the dimensions off of JL Audio's website in a 1996 Mustang GT. This sub hits really hard and tight, it has a nice crisp, clean, and clear sound which is what I was looking for. No distortion what-so-ever, when I hooked up the XD600/1 I had to make sure to do everything on tuning wise or adjustment wise that JL had in their manual (you also can find the specs on their website). If you go JL in your car audio system make sure to follow everything instructed in the manual, you wont be disappointed if you do. I let a few of my friends listen to the 10W3V3 and they were really impressed, a few of them thought it was a 12, you can't go wrong with JL. Very, very impressive, would highly recommend to anyone looking for a sub that has a crisp, clean, clear sound and also wanting nice tight and hard hitting bass. Hits so hard in a ported box that I'm thinking about going with a sealed box now, although it is nice to have hard hitting bass whenever you want to show off your system.

Audio System Consists of the following:

Subwoofer
JL Audio 10W3v3-4 10" Single 4 ohm W3v3 Series Subwoofer 10W3v3
Powered by the following amplifier:
XD600/1 - JL Audio 600 Watt Class D Monoblock Subwoofer Amplifier

Speakers:
JL Audio C2-570x 5x7 2-way Car Audio Speakers (Pair)
Powered by the following amplifier:
JL Audio XD400/4 - Amplifier - 4-channel

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William

tracy, ca

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Jl audio rocks!

March 31, 2011

The single 10 inch woofer is enough for quality sound in my Honda accord. Of course the speaker was professionally installed in a custom enclosure with alpine 117. If I wanted to upgrade I would buy again from Sonic.

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JIMMY

TUCSON, AZ

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GREAT SUB FOR A GREAT PRICE.

January 12, 2010

I have a 10"sub underneath my center console in my 99 F250 powered by a rockford fosgate T600-2 600 Watt 2-Channel Amplifier and this bad boy handles it with ease, and it sounds awesome too. I cant say nothing bad about this subwoofer.

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Supersexycobalt

Pasadena, Ca.

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Looks can be deceiving

March 23, 2009

I purchased 2 of these subs from a friend who wanted to sell them. I purchased them due to the fact that I accidentally punctured one of 2- Old School 12" Soundstream EXACT subwoofers (really good SQ). I new going in that the SQ would not be on the same level as the Soundstreams but I was actually surprised that they sound as good as they do. They are not for the purist but what they lack in SQ, which is not much they make up for in output. For amplification I am using a Zapco Reference 500.1 *500 watts at two ohms mono* Believe it or not they are louder than my 2 Soundstream 12" subs. They are still not broken in yet but for 10's they hit really hard. Nice balance between SQ/SPL. Good stuff JL.

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trukodiak64

perkinston,ms

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I have 4-w3v3 10's on a mtx 1200 rms mono amp n wow they suck

March 26, 2011

I went from Polk momo's to thease and thease w3v3's suck I mean they hit hard but they lack bass definition they don't distort but they don't slam like my momo's did and I know my MTX amp is probably truly rated about 1,350 RMS cause I haven't blown Kicker CVRs and Infinity Kappa perfects and db drive speed series hell I been through a lot of subs amp gain never goes over 1/4 of the way up its a monster and surprised I haven't blown them yet

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Mike

Newport, KY

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WOW!!!!!

March 15, 2010

I never thought that I would hear a 10 inch sub that sounds so good. In all my experience with subwoofers, I have never heard a 10 inch sub that sounds like a 12 inch. These are amazing. I only have these powered up with a JL A1200 and they hit so hard. If you have a pickup truck and need a great sub that does not take up a lot of space and still hits very hard, then, this sub is for you. I highly recommend JL to everyone.

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JC

Santa Clarita CA

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Clean sound

September 12, 2009

Of course being JL this sub sounds great. Easy install, deep bass. Prob the 5th JL woofer I have owned.

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Pitufo_686

Riverside, CA

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Great Subs

August 31, 2009

I Have 2 of these subs with an alpine MRP-M1000 amp at 2 ohm load on my Nissan Titan and they sound incredible. they hit very hard and very clean. Best 10" subs

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leroy

Canada

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A budget sq sub

July 10, 2008

I had this sub pushed at 200 rms at 4 ohms, and it sounded great but not loud. To take advantage of the sub really buy a good deck, or eq. This sub sounds clean if you power and tune the amp properly, at the price here you can't go wrong. I would compare this to a alpine type s, it doesn't have a boomy sound, again sounds clean, and at only at 200rms you can safely power it all day and listen to music with out getting it to hot. Overall this is the cleanest sub I have ever heard, beside's a w7 and at 1/4 the cost or less. This sub would hit's extremely hard if you add more power to it, thats why I now have a 10w3v3 2ohm. One more thing is that its svc and it's so easy to hook up, no more worries about dvc wiring, it's simple, clean looking, clean sounding, and worth every penny.

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Zoso_blue

Spokane, WA

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Awesome Sub!

July 15, 2013

I was able to tuck two of these great subwoofers behind the back seat of my truck and as always, the W3 series sound much bigger than they look!
These speakers really hit the spot and all the low notes!

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BossPlatinum

Portales Nm

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The Chosen Sub

March 4, 2013

I have one 10" sub in a custom ported box that I ordered off ebay powered by a 400 watt audiobahn amp. All I can say is damn. It hits hard clean. Its the cleanest bass I ever heard by one 10. Big ups to JL Audio. This sub is worth the penny. I enjoy quality sound it pushes out.

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Kamp

IL

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Excellent product

July 6, 2010

I purchased these to fit in a shallow depth box, and they perform and sound excellent. This is my second set of JL speakers, and I would recommend them to anyone.

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Brad

Mooresville, IN

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Great

February 17, 2009

I have two of these in a sealed built to spec box for these subs. I have a JL 500/1 amp running them and it hits really really hard. I would get these, for the price and the name, you can't beat it.

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stevie

Richmond, KY

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clean and banging

October 6, 2008

i have 2 of these in my 300 they are in a home built box they are very clean and one of these hits harder than my old jlw12v_2 but with two of them its amazing i only have about 250 watts going to each sub and you can tell they need a lot more but if you are willing to spend the money to bang with some class get some of these

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Miklo

NJ

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Not so good at all

October 14, 2012

I ordered (2) of the JL 10W3v3-4 from Sonic Electronix approximately on or around Feb/March of 2012 after reading some good reviews on the subs. Well, I guess this has to be one of the worst purchase I have ever made. Today, "Oct 11, 2012" I woke up early to the BIG 3 and also to run a bigger size wire from the battery to my amp. When opening the trunk of my car, I looked just to find out that both of the subs dust cap had came off. I have both subs hooked up to a JL Audio Slash 500/1v2 that I had bought from Sonic. I am only giving each sub 250w RMS which means they are not even pushed to their recommended continuous RMS power range and the dust caps on both subs already fell apart. Now, talk about good craftsmanship.

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Eduardo

Brazil

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great sub

March 6, 2012

Hi fidelity sound of this subwoofer.

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Kev

Saint George, UT

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JL Audio never lets me down

December 10, 2011

2 10" JL Audio3v3-4, paralleled down to 2 ohm. Amp is a G1700 Mono and can handle the load, won't push them up to optimum at 2ohm which is 500rms but takes them close enough for me. Box is sealed and fits nicely in the back of my Nissan Maxima, ported might be louder but I wanted the clean slap to the back of the head when a drumbeat kicks one out not a synthesizer. Kept the factory head and used the jl cleansweep to level out the signals for the amp to work with.

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Alex

Kansas

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Love my JL 10w3

November 19, 2011

This gave me just the right amount of bass in my crew cab truck. I prefer the sealed box because it gives you a much more clean bass. Not the distorted bass you hear with cheap subs. I would recommend this to everyone. This is the perfect mid size sub for small spaces. It has much better bass then my friends 8w7 overall! That 8w7 gets low but if you just want GREAT quality bass stick with the 10w3 its an amazing thing. I am running a JL Slash V2 500/1 and you can tell they are meant for each other. I would for sure say buy this sub!

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lu

spanish fork, ut

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amazing

February 22, 2011

I just had one of these and j2 500.1 installed in my wifes car and man it bumps so worth the money I am now and forever a huge JL fan. If you want a great sub for a fair price look no more.

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Josh

Lufkin, TX

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Great Subs!

January 11, 2007

I had 2 of these subs with a JL Audio 500/1 amp in my dodge ram and they sounded really well. They are well worth the money. Best 10" woofers out!!

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Drew

Ripley, WV

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Thank you JL Audio!

April 19, 2010

Got this sub hooked up to a 500-1 Rockford Fosgate amp in my '08 Kia Rio. I really think I underestimated what kind of sound I would be getting out of a 10" sub. This thing definitely went beyond my expectations. This is my first jl audio product and I couldn't be more pleased. I've never heard such a clean sound in a subwoofer before. I will surely look up jl audio again if I ever need a new speaker.

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Casey

Huntsville, TX

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Great Subs!

November 18, 2009

These subs put out some great bass and sound to be only 10s. I would recommend these to anyone, no matter what your looking for in a system.

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Bassaholic25

Valencia, Ca

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Love these subs!!

November 22, 2012

I bought 2 of these and put them in a mtx thunderform box with a hifonics 1400 amp in my 2004 Dodge Ram quad cab and they far exceeded my expectations. They bump as hard if not harder than my two 12" 1600 watt rms subs that I have in my car. Would recommend these to anyone over any other sub in its class.

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christian

Valencia, CA

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2 in a mustang

January 24, 2011

They are just 10s but they hit I would run these with a 500/1 JL amp and u will be set

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Jesse

Canada

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Sweet sounding!

March 25, 2011

I have owned several subs in the past but this thing is much better in every way than the others I have heard. It doesn't rumble as much as it hits hard. Nice clean tight bass, very happy with this in my car.

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1 JL Audio 10W3v3-4 Subwoofer

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2 Channel Amp - Bridged

2 JL Audio 10W3v3-4 Subwoofers

Mono Amp

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4 Channel Amp - Bridged

3 JL Audio 10W3v3-4 Subwoofers

4 Channel Amp

4 JL Audio 10W3v3-4 Subwoofers

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JL has always been my go-to for subs and amps. Great quality and never any issues with them.
DANIEL E on Sep 1, 2015
How would one of these compare to two JL Audio 10W3v3-4? (all in a sealed enclosure for better response)

Everything would hypothetically be powered by a Hifonics Hercules 4K amp. I'm wondering which will have the best sound. The JL has a lower response rate but then this orion just takes so much power. Thanks
SirNut on Dec 15, 2014
JL Audio 10W3v3-4
JL Audio 10W3v3-4
Orion HCCA104
Orion HCCA104
Orion HCCA10.4
Orion HCCA10.4
Hifonics HERCULES 4K
Hifonics HERCULES 4K
Best Answer: Honestly pretty disappointed. My 2 10" type r's were louder and better sounding. I'm running this with a alpine mrp-2000. It's alright but far from what I expected
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whats a great amp for 2 of these?
A shopper on Oct 29, 2014
Best Answer: I am running a JL Audio HD 900/5 sub channel is 500 watts mono. Subs are in sealed enclosure under the back seat of my Ram 3500 Sounds great! Ideally I would run the JL HD 750/1 bit more power would be perfect.
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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

10W3v3-4

UPC

699440921510

Weight

14.50lbs

Internal SKU

10w3v34

Internal Product ID

7253

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: JL Audio 10W3v3-4

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