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Eclipse SW8000

Single 4 ohm 10" Subwoofer

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  • 10" SW8000 Series Subwoofer
  • Power Handling:
    • Peak: 1900 watts
    • RMS: 625 watts
  • Solid aluminum cone
  • SBR Synthetic rubber surround
  • Linear transducer technology
  • Aluminum cast basket
  • Aluminum cast magnet heat sink
  • Polyester-cotton spider
  • QCA (Quick Change Assembly) technology
  • Single 4 ohm compound linear voice coil
  • 200oz. Dual stacked magnet
  • 10-gauge push and screw terminal
  • Frequency response: 19-3500 Hz
  • 1-year SonicElectronix.com warranty

Product History:

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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.
1900 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.
625 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
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).
16 - 3500 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 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.
38 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.
Silver
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.
Aluminum
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.
Synthetic 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.

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.
0.3 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.
1.0 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.
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.
6.63"
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.
9.19"
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
83%
4 Star
0%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
17%

Average Attribution Rating

Durability
4.0
Value
4.3
Features
4.0
Design
4.2
Usability
3.7
mikey

lorain ohio

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killer sub

November 5, 2009

i have 2 10's in my 1995 eclipse i blew out 2 of my car windows i know that's bad a$$, the craziest sub ever

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Michael

Paterson, NJ

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As a stand alone.

March 24, 2009

I have a 98 Eclipse and this one on it's own is enough to want to rattle anything I drive by so just imagine.lol.

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Greg

Scottdale, PA

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SUPERB!

November 10, 2008

This sub is INCREDIBLE, and a heavy beast for a ten. When you input the thiele parameters into Eminence software and do Klipple analysis - the software thinks the sub is an 18" subwoofer! It moves more than 99% of any sub I've ever seen, including 12's and 15's. This sub produces the deepest, most high impact bass I ever heard from a 10" sub and sounds great doing so. I have 1 JL 12W7 in my Volvo and it's an awesome sub. And yet this 10" is about every bit as good - and hits just as low!!! Not to mention it cost 1/4 the price. Unbelievable subs Eclipse! One of the best 'overall' I've EVER owned - and I've owned at least 25 different subs over the past 15 years. I'd imagine the 12" version is bone crushing.

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Aaron

Carmel Valley, CA

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Smooth and Sweet

September 23, 2008

I recently bought two of the SW8000 from this site to replace some problematic SW7000 I had first ordered. These subs are the real deal. smooth and crisp with excellent frequency response. I like my bass clean rather then overbearingly loud and these subs are as good as it gets for the price. Not saying that there isn't better speakers out there but these are definitely great quality. the only problem is that the heat sync finned design is slightly bulky and add some unwanted weight to already heavy design. great buy :)
P.S. these amps need some power, so dont go half way on an amp...

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Justin

Ferney, SD

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Loud

August 7, 2007

Friend has 4 of these in a 95' grand prix....hes replace 2 gas tank covers because the bass loosened them until they would just hang open. The cone size does make space limited in certain vehicles though. If you go buy these at your local Audio Store u better bring your whole bank account because they will burn a hole in your pocket...and you better expect to put some money into a decent amp..I recommend Dynomat with more the 2 of these subs...great buy on sonic electronix!

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Gene

Sewell, NJ

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NEVER AGAIN

April 23, 2008

This is the biggest piece of junk i have ever bought. Had it hooked up to a jl audio 1000/1 and it didn't do anything. sold it just as fast as i hooked it up. went out and bought the w7 i should have gotten and it was def worth the $$ from here

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1 Eclipse SW8000 Subwoofer

Mono Amp

2 Channel Amp - Bridged

2 Eclipse SW8000 Subwoofers

Mono Amp

2 Channel Amp

4 Channel Amp - Bridged

3 Eclipse SW8000 Subwoofers

4 Channel Amp

4 Eclipse SW8000 Subwoofers

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Mono Amp - Option 1

2 Channel Amp

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4 Channel Amp

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

SW8000

UPC

873549000974

Weight

37.00lbs

Internal SKU

sw8000

Internal Product ID

7489

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: Eclipse SW8000