Polk Audio DB 1042 SVC (DB1042SVC)

1050W Peak (350W RMS) 10" DB+ Series Single 4 ohm Car Subwoofer


• 350 Watts RMS
• 1050 Watts Max
• Polypropylene Cone
• Santoprene Rubber Surround
• IP56 Marine Certified
• Tested for salt-fog, UV and humidity
• Quick-Connect Wire Terminals

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General Features:

  • 10" 4-ohm Single Voice Coil DB+ Series Subwoofer
  • Great to use in cars, ATVs or marine applications
  • Power Handling:
    • Peak: 1050 watts
    • RMS: 350 watts
  • Polypropylene UV-Resistant Cone
  • Santoprene Rubber Surround for extra water protection
  • IP56 Ultra-Marine Rated, dirt and water resistant
  • Tested for salt-fog, UV and humidity
  • Quick-connect wire terminals
  • Single 4-ohm voice coil
  • Top-mount depth: 4.33"
  • Cutout diameter: 9.05"
  • Frequency Response: 28 - 200Hz
  • Sensitivity: 85 dB
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Sonic Electronix Warranty

  • Priced Individually

Product history:

Polk Audio DB 1042 SVC thumbnail
(newest, current model)
Polk Audio db1040 thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by Polk Audio DB 1042 SVC (DB1042SVC))
Polk Audio db104 thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by Polk Audio db1040)

Subwoofer Wiring Guide

Wiring Guide to Wire 1 Polk Audio DB 1042 SVC (DB1042SVC) Subwoofer

Mono Amp

2 Channel Amp - Bridged

Wiring Guide to Wire 2 Polk Audio DB 1042 SVC (DB1042SVC) Subwoofers

Mono Amp

2 Channel Amp

4 Channel Amp - Bridged

Wiring Guide to Wire 3 Polk Audio DB 1042 SVC (DB1042SVC) Subwoofers

4 Channel Amp

Wiring Guide to Wire 4 Polk Audio DB 1042 SVC (DB1042SVC) Subwoofers

Mono Amp

Mono Amp - Option 1

2 Channel Amp

2 Channel Amp - Bridged

4 Channel Amp

Specifications & Details

Subwoofer Specifications
db Series
Subwoofer Size
Peak Power Handling
1050 watts
RMS Power Handling
350 watts
Voice Coil(s)
Impedance (Per Voice Coil)
4 ohms
Frequency Response
28 - 200 Hz
85 dB
Subwoofer Design
Round / Circle
Main Cone Color
Woofer Composition
Woofer Surround
Santoprene Rubber
Subwoofer Grille
Re-Cone Kit Available
Recommended Enclosure Specifications
Minimum Sealed Box Volume
1 cubic feet
Maximum Sealed Box Volume
2.4 cubic feet
Minimum Ported Box Volume
1.25 cubic feet
Maximum Ported Box Volume
1.75 cubic feet
Top-Mount Depth (Mounting Depth)
Cutout Diameter
Shallow Mount Installation
What is in the box?
User manual
WITB: Subwoofers
Warranty and Return Policy
Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Sonic Electronix

Item Details


Model Number:

DB 1042 SVC



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These sound awesome

Great looking sub and unboxing was very satisfying. lol........they hit hard and sound great

By Richard on March 9, 2018


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Great sound

Best sound for the money for sure! It handles all the power you throw at it with ease.

By Bobby on February 3, 2018


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Very Impressed

Very impressed with the sub. Running 2 at 2 ohms taking 500 watts. They sound great out of the box. Have them in a small enclosure so the shallow profile helps. Expected them to have limited low end due to the shallow design but thats not the case. They take all the power we've thrown at them beyond what we would listen to on the regular. At high levels the sub keeps thumping out clear bass. Highly recommend.

By Anonymous on April 18, 2019


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More bass for your buck!!!

The old adage says, " you get what you pay for," but herein lies the exception to the rule. You get way more than what you pay for, and you pay a sticker price of $69 on average. The sub is two-fold, it's rated for marine use and audio as well. The durable cone makes it ideal for moving from one setup to another. In my opinion, the shallow cone is a benefit due to the many available dimensions in box sizes of your liking. For a middle-of-the-road sub, this Polk feels like your on par with the giants but not the giant prices. Highly recommended and it won't be long before your showing off the hard thumps to friends or maybe just upsetting the neighbors due to the family portrait constantly rattling off the mantle as you drive by slowly, immersed in a textual deep nod. Have the system bumping and you could win money betting others that audio mastery they feel rang up for less than $100. Open a new bank account, you're going to need a place to put all your winnings. The sound tribe dude abides!

By Bonds on February 16, 2021


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