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Kicker CVR122 (07CVR122)

12" Dual 2 ohm CompVR Series Car Subwoofer

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The Industry Standard in Sound, Performance, and Price

The KICKER CompVR has evolved into one of the hottest and most popular subwoofers on the market today. This is because it uses advanced KICKER technology to provide incredible sounding bass, while keeping the price affordable for everyone! The CVR's top-plate design, strong dual voice coils, and overall motor structure allow the sub to handle more power and withstand more abuse. The ribbed Santoprene surround adds strength and offers a new level of high excursion. The unique, and highly noticeable injection-molded cone completely eliminate flex by incorporating a 360-degree back bracing and aluminized coating. On the back there are spring-loaded push terminals to provide a fast and very secure install.

KICKER's CompVR subwoofer offers features beyond any other woofer in its class. It has consistently been the industry standard in sound, performance and price.

  • 12" Dual 2 Ohm CompVR Series Subwoofer
  • Power Handling:
    • Peak: 800 watts
    • RMS: 400 watts
  • Impedance: Dual 2 ohms
  • Inverted Structural Dome Polymineral Injection Molded Cone: Remains rigid, and lowers distortion
  • Rear Cone Brace: Offers unmatched strength and resistance to deformation
  • Ribbed Santoprene Surround for Linear Cone Motion
  • Silver-Coated Stamped Steel Basket
  • Stitched Surround: Ensures the cone and surround won't separate, even under the highest loads
  • High-temp Polyimide Film Voice Coil Former
  • Dual Ultra-Length Voice Coils
  • Perimeter Venting
  • Sleeved High-Power Tinsel Lead Wires
  • Spring Loaded Nickel-Plated Terminals
  • Other search terms: CVR12 2 ohms, CVR122, 07CVR12, 07CVR122, 07CVR 12" 2 ohm, CompVR 12", CVR 12", Comp VR 12"
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's Warranty
2011 Kicker Authorized Online Dealer and eBay Seller

Product History:

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(previous model, replaced by Kicker 40CWR122 (CWR122))
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(previous model, replaced by Kicker CVR122 (10CVR122))
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(previous model, replaced by Kicker CVR122 (07CVR122))
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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.
Comp-VR / CVR (Kicker)
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.
800 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.
2 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 - 500 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".
86.7 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.
12.64 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.
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.
Santoprene 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.
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
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.
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.
4.6 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.
1.75 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.
2.25 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.
6-3/16"
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.
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
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Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
84%
4 Star
16%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
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1 Star
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Average Attribution Rating

Durability
4.9
Value
4.8
Features
4.8
Design
4.7
Usability
4.9
Varra

Orlando, FL

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Definitely the best bang for the buck I've found

December 20, 2011

These were the first quality subs I purchased, and was not disappointed at all! Had 2 hooked up to a Audiobahn A8000T mono amp in my hatchback, and could only turn them up around halfway before it got to be too much. Tons of power, great construction, great quality. I'm buying another shortly since I miss 'em so much!

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Steezy22

Manistee, Michigan

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CVR 12'S!

August 24, 2011

Just got two of these puppies today! My hands were shaking when i opened the box! I looked inside and they looked SHHHUUWEET! I felt them and the first thing i noticed was was how high qaulity they were! these suckers have some nice meat to em! Plus they look sweet! Id recommend these to anyone wanting a high quality sub that slaps hella hard! Buying a hifonics brutus 1700 for it because the people at sonic said that these puppies can handle way more than what it say! Subs are the best you can get for the price! NO DOUBT! Btw customer service is really worth the call they know what they are talking about.

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KevinN

east LA

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Awesome subwoofer!!

February 9, 2011

I highly recommend this subwoofer to anyone!! Really good looking and sound is pretty insane. I recently bought one of these a dual 2 ohm model and have it wired to a rockford fosgate punch 500a2 and I can't see through the mirrors it shakes the whole car it's bad to the bone! All I really needed was just one woofer and this kicker does it all. I highly recommend kicker, it's reliable, sounds clean & loud. I've been using kicker products for years and they never let me down!
Get your self one or a couple and see what everyones talking about! :)

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Tj

nome

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Great sub!!

April 4, 2011

For the price you can't beat them. Kicker name and Kicker quality without the high price. Would recemend to anyone wearer it's their first sub purchase or not. Great subs great value just wish I would have waited a month to get the lower price.

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eddie

los angeles,ca

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clean tight bass

March 21, 2011

I own one and have it connected to a cheap crunch amp and I have it on a groundshaker box ported and it hits so nice and clean,this sub pounds, I highly recommend it !

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Corby

erin, TN

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my speakers

August 15, 2010

These speakers for the price i couldn't beat it. I heard them in a friend of mines truck then i got the two ohm version. Put them with a kenwood 1000 watt and I couldn't be happier with the bass in my truck.

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alexander luthor

Lansing, MI

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Kicker cvr122

July 19, 2010

These 12" Kickers sound great! I haven't had a single problem and they rock my car hard!

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Andrew

La Follette, TN

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kicker sub

March 9, 2010

Very nice product I had 2 of them back in the day and they sounded really good and worth the money and you dont really need a power house amp for these subs but great subs though

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Eddie

Centertown, KY

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Powerful and Well-Built

March 6, 2012

I had 2 of these bad boys, wired in series inside of the box and wired parallel to my Kenwood KAC-9105D, giving me a final 2 OHM impendance. I was pushing 450 RMS to each CVR (50 more watts than recommended by Kicker) and they took it easily. These subs are very well built, and are from a name you can trust.

I pushed them for 6 months with the Kenwood KAC-9105D, until a bad storm came and rained through my trunk (where all the vibration had broken my window seal) and I didn't realize it until I had already turned the car on, and welll... The amp is ruined. I'm still holding onto these subs for when I buy a new amplifier, which I WILL order from Sonic! Great customer Service!

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Mike

Washingtonville, NY

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Quality Bass

March 2, 2012

Excellent sound from these subs. I threw 2 of these in my Galant and I am completely satisfied. These subs deliver all you could ask for, at a cost that is far less than the performance. Don't second-guess, Kicker has been a top name for years, and these subs only reinforce the reason why. Get some!!!!!

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Thad

Canyon, TX

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great value

November 23, 2010

As everyone says about this sub it sounds great and can take a beating, while beating your ears, running 2 of these off a Kenwood 9105 amp they hit hard and have a real nice tight bass in a .75 cubic foot sealed box

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Barfly

Biloxi, Ms

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Kick A** Kicker

November 12, 2010

Best subs for the money. I rock mine hard and have had no troubles, pushing with the Kicker ZX750.1

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YM0NEY

seattle

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BEST 12s

April 4, 2010

CVRs are the the best 12s out here! I had 2 of them powered by a kicker zx1000.1 in my crown vic and they knocked my rear view off people heard me from 3 blocks away u wont be disapointed

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zero cool

columbus ohio

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king kong

July 13, 2011

I brought three of these 12s i got them on a memphs 1000 d all I got to say to anyone that is considering this woofer i got king kong in my car

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Jorge

Miami, FL

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Kicke4 07CVR122

May 28, 2010

Highly recommend this product, produces great undistorted bass when powered properly. Currently using them in a boat and the sound is clear, tight and deep when crossed over right. Great speaker for the money.

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Oregonian

Portland, Oregon

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Best Deal!

May 5, 2010

WOW! I am just blown away! I have 2 of these kickers in a ported box and I am using a cheap little Power Acoustik amp (700w Peak Power) and they rattle everything in my car!

I cant wait to upgrade my amp because they can easily take more than twice the power that my little amp puts out!

Buy these you will not be disappointed!

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hondakid

Phoenix, Az

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Sick Subs

February 26, 2010

man second pair i got dis year. dis subs bang. if u want hardcore bass all u need is 2 12's and a 1000 watt amp and u got yourself a banging system. KICKER ALL DA WAY!!!!!

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Mehtal

Largo, FL

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Slam

February 14, 2010

These things slam, don't be fooled by the low price.

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racingdaddyof2

ottawa, ks

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WOW!!!!!

February 9, 2010

bought two of these last year and all i can say is wow!!! had them wired to 2ohms hooked up to a zx750.1 amp and i have no rear view mirror now and you can pretty much forget about using side mirrors to

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Victor

New London, MO

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Amazing subs!!!

February 8, 2010

i have had these subs for two years now but have upgraded to the cvxs and wow these are amazing too i hit 140dbs with two of these ...these are amazing subs dont buy anything else besides kicker cus these rock..

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Accessory Tools and Products

Accessories added

Single 12" Subwoofer Angled Truck or Hatchback Box Enclosure

CARB Compliant, 5/8" MDF Shallow Sub Enclosure Lined with Polyfil.

Your Price $29.99

20 Ft. of Kicker 12 Gauge Speaker Wire

Get true gauge Kicker speaker wire to match your Kicker subwoofer!

Your Price $34.95

Belva 23 ft. of 12 Gauge Speaker Wire

Ultra-flexible PVC blended jacket for easy installation.

Your Price $9.99

20 Square Feet of Sound Dampening Material

NVX Sound dampening is thicker than competitors, eliminates rattles and gives you bigger bass!

Your Price $59.99

Dynamat Sound Dampening Trunk Kit

Did you know sound dampening will reduce those annoying rattles and even increase your SPL?

Your Price $109.95

Stinger Sound Dampening Trunk Kit

Stinger's Roadkill sound dampening series is sure to kill unwanted road noise and rattles! Enough sound dampening for your whole trunk!

Your Price $69.99

12 oz. Can of Adhesive Spray

Spray adhesive used for adhering carpet to subwoofer boxes without bubbles.

Your Price $6.99

Gold Plated Dual Terminal Banana Plug Connector

Enables an expandable, secure connection accepting up to 8 gauge wire.

Your Price $1.99

2" Universal, Professional Heavy Duty Roller for Sound Damping/Dampening

Universal rubber roller to make it easy to install sound dampening.

Your Price $7.99

Car Stereo and Speaker Installation Tool Kit

Includes Test Light, Crimp/Splice Tool, Multi-bit Screwdriver and more.

Your Price $14.99

Cordless Multi-Functional Heat Tool Soldering Iron Kit

Continuous working lock allows you to work without holding down trigger.

Your Price $79.99

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

Provides abrasion resistance and added protection for your cables.

Your Price $3.99

1mm All Purpose Solder

Solder is all purpose for use on most projects where solder is needed.

Your Price $8.99

Kicker GR120

12" Speaker Grille for Kicker Subwoofers

Your Price $26.95

12" Protective Waffle Subwoofer Grille

Keep your subwoofer looking amazing while keeping it safe.

Your Price $4.99

Scosche SPL Meter

Monitor the noise level of your new car audio system with this SPL meter measuring from 60-135 dB.

Your Price $21.99

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4 Channel Amp - Bridged

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Mono Amp

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

07CVR122

UPC

713034027676

Weight

14.00lbs

Internal SKU

07cvr122

Internal Product ID

8362

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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