• 600W Peak
• 300W RMS
• Mineral-Filled Polypropylene Cone Woofer
• DMA Optimized Motor System
• Elevated Frame Cooling
• Proprietary Motors to Reduce Distortion
JL Model Comparison
|Model||Peak power||RMS Power||Cone Material||Surround Material||Sensitivity||Frequency Response||Xmax||Terminals||Made In America|
|W7 Series||1000-3000 Watts||500-1500 Watts||Polypropylene||Foam Overroll||83-86.3 dB||15-250 Hz||19-32 mm||Push Terminals|
|W6 Series||1200 Watts||600 Watts||Polypropylene||Nitrile-butylene Rubber||84-85.4 dB||20-250 Hz||19 mm||Push Terminals|
|W3 Series||500-1200 Watts||250-600 Watts||Polypropylene||Rubber||80-88 dB||20-250 Hz||9-15.5 mm||Push Terminals|
|W1 Series||600 Watts||300 Watts||Polypropylene||Rubber||83.9 dB||Not Specified||11 mm||Push Terminals|
|W0 Series||600 Watts||300 Watts||Polypropylene||Rubber||85.64 dB||22-250 Hz||11-11.4 mm||Push Terminals|
|WX Series||400-500 Watts||200 Watts||Polypropylene||Foam||86-87 dB||22-250 Hz||9.5-9.8 mm||Spade Terminals|
Overall rating distribution
By feature average rating
January 8, 2014
I bought one of these subs for my Nissan Armada, being powered by a JL amp and this 12 inch sub rocks. I have it in a sealed box and you can hear me from blocks away. I would highly recommend this sub and any JL product for that matter. It is all I ever use and JL has never done me wrong. As well as Sonic Electronix, I get all my car equipment and never have had a problem with shipping or product condition and their prices are the best.
February 14, 2012
holy dammmmmmmm !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
All i can say is damn! I have a custom 99 s10 that i hooked up two of these to in a ported box. Running a quantam audio 1800 watt monoblock amp. These things pound!!!!!!! I have had many systems and let me tell you, JL is the way to go!!!! You won't be disappointed!
August 11, 2012
JL Audio w0v3 12
i have 2 12's in my silverado, the sound quality is great. 2 12's is enough to shake all the mirrors and stuff inside my truck. if youre looking to buy these subs, dont even think about it, buy them! best subs ive had so far! They Hit Hard!
March 15, 2012
This sub sounds great, can hear from a block away. Only downside (to mine at least) is that it blew in 1 month, dont let that stop you from buyin it though. This sub is great for the money and warranty will cover any problems.
March 20, 2012
Okay, so normally I can care less to review anything but I decided to since all these other reviews pretty much suck. The subs pound good. They are very bassy with alot of thump. They are very durable subs and a league all in their own. Got 2 of these in a Probox with 1000 watts to them and they beat!!! The only bad thing I would say about this sub is not a lot of highs but incredible kind of lows.
June 10, 2012
So about six months ago I ordered two of the 12 JL audio W0's. I spent a bunch of time scrolling through subwoofers and many hours reading the facts. After a few days to think about it I went with JL. My brother has some W3's and they are awesome! After the hook up, break in, and tuning period was over i finally was able to crank these babies up. I was completely shocked!! 150 watts of Kenwood power going to each sub at 4 ohms and in a custom dual chamber ported box at just over 30hz and these subs will go so hard!!! Very loud for the hip hop music (which is what I mainly listen to) but will keep composure and remain so precise. Perfect for any and ALL music! All in all these subs are awesome, anyone who knows JL knows that there is nothing but quality when it comes to their products. Definitely a good buy, worth it!!
May 15, 2012
These subs are beast my 2 JLs hit harder than my brothers 3 kicker comps and his amp is a class D and mine isn't.. If you got the cash definately take the W0 over the WX worth the extra cash. I checked all around before I bought my subs here at sonic and they got the best price anywhere.
February 25, 2013
two w0's for almost 1 year now
Two 12W0v3-4 wired parallel to an alpine M500 amp at about .3 volts gain, wired parallel to 3 farrad cap. Subs are in 3/4 chipboard ported-box built to specs provided by JL Audio.
Very good price
Lower than 30hz average responce.
Low rms (cheaper amp)
Does not do 20hz
Single voice coil
LONG BREAK IN PERIOD!!! these are pro subs! dont expect to do 250+ rms out the box
May 9, 2012
I bought two of these, wired them at 4 ohms in a ported box with 250 rms and they are loud and clear. I love these subs, they were cheap and couldn't sound better. I used to have two Kenwoods hooked up to my rockford amp but they ripped shortly after. They had roughly the same specs buy the jls go louder and sound a whole lot better. Very good subs for the price
December 15, 2011
Strongly recommend these. Have 2 sealed hooked to a zx750.1 over powering each by 75 watts and these have been banging for along time. I wouldnt recommend under powering these by 250 each at least give them 300 each. If you over power them in a sealed enclosure they won't blow. They'l eat it up and make your system sound awesome.
March 25, 2015
Good sub for a small budget
I have two of these subs in 06 ford ranger ext cab powered by a 1000 watt rockford amp (500 watt x 4 ohm) slapped into a large ported pro box and these subs slam HARD. I've never heard a sub sound so clear yet so loud, i can easily make my passengers feel overwhelmed by how much bass these two subs put out. I totally recommend for anyone who doesn't want to spend a whole lot of money for a decent-good sounding sub
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