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  1. Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    So I plan on building a sealed JL 13w7 with EQ to hit 20hz flat, to power that little beast I was wondering if I should get an Behringer EP2500 or a Crown XLS 2502. Personally I'd like to go with the Crown, better efficiency + no need of mods for silence, but I wonder if it can handle the task...
  2. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello I just needed recommendations for an amplifier. I was getting ready to sell it, but decided I might end up keeping it for home theater use. I have it in a ported box tuned to JL specs. The whole 3 ohm thing is making it difficult to find an amp, all of the ones I have seen only go down to...
  3. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi all, thanks for taking the time to read . . . BACKGROUND... A few years ago now i was wanting to build a DIY HT sub, i ended up picking up 2x JL Audio 12W3v2s (D2). i built a sealed enclosure and used an old JAMO plate amp to power it. in my old house it worked really well, the...
  4. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    As the title says, I'm in doubt between those 2. They seem to perform really close to each other, ported enclosure (200L) and sealed(linkwitz transform, 100L). Thing is, JL would be a little less expensive, as I would buy them used. JL would be 86-90% of the price of the UM18-22 What would you...
  5. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I am currently being offered a JL 13W7 that has been refoamed. How much impact does it have in the speaker performance and parameters? I really wish to buy it, as it's being sold for 6/10th of the price. But will it be worth? Thanks guys
  6. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I have (4) JL 10w6v2-D4 subs I'd like to use in my setup in 2 separate enclosures. Room is 14.5' wide, 26' long, and 7.5' tall. Acoustic tiles in ceiling. Corner bass traps going in shortly as well as absorbing panels at first reflection points. Marantz SR7010 receiver in 7.2.4 (2) QSC RMX1450...
  7. Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    I have a chance to buy a couple JL audio w7's 13.5" subs. I believe they were purchased as car audio subs but I would like to use them in a hometheater application...are all w7's designed to play low enough or do they design the hometheater fathom subs differently? thanks in advance
  8. Audio Processing
    This is my first Post here and theirs a wealth of info here and I hope this hasn't been discussed I did a search and didn't find anything so here's my question. I just purchased a Arcam 550 with Dirac live waiting for it to arrive its replacing a Arcam 450 My system consists of Paradigm Sig...
  9. Home Audio Subwoofers
    Hello Jman, How do the Rythmik F8s compare to the JL Audio E112s for music only? Thank you.
  10. Home Audio Subwoofers
    was thinking about buying another JL sub. I have the E112 and love it. I wanted to get the E110 for my bonus room. I have a 12" Atlantic Tech 642e up there now which is nice. It is THX certified for whatever that is worth. I am thinking about selling that and buying the JL. I can get the JL for...
  11. Home Audio Subwoofers
    just bought this sub and and wanted to know if anybody else had one. II bought the glossy one and I wanted to know what you should use to clean it. I am assuming a microfiber cloth. love this thing. It just slams and it is tight as can be. They make very easy for you to dial it in.
  12. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I couldn't pass this up. I now have two of the above subs that I would like to use for HT. I'm thinking about a 7.7 cu ft box with triple 4" ports that can be closed off to change the tuning frequency. Possibly 20 and 17 or 15 and 18. Will be powered with 100w each. What does everyone think?
  13. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    This will be my 1st home speaker build. From what i have read home subs are a great starting point. My long term goal is to build all my speakers (using other's proven designs). 1st off I have built half a dozen or so car sub boxes with good results. I have always used the manufacturers...
  14. Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hi Everyone! I have been floating around for some time but decided to make the plunge. I have a JL 12W7 that I plan to build a down firing sealed enclosure for. My enclosure will be 3/4" MDF 15.5" wide x 15.5" long x 17.25" deep (tall). It will have a 2.5" baffle in order to sink the driver in...
  15. Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    I want to know how and what i need to connect my JL audio (car)amp and sub to my home theatre THKX
  16. Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    I am back :) I have been using a crown xls2000 amplifier to power my Jl audio 12w7 subwoofer in a 566 liter box . I have been using one channel of the amplifier to run the subwoofer at roughly 850 watts . The subwoofer is rated at 3 ohms and the amplifier is rated at 2 ohms 1050 watts , 4...
  17. Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    I am thinking of doing a DIY for a sub. Can I use a W7 12 or 13 and use it for my HT setup?
  18. Home Audio Subwoofers
    JL Audio E112 By Jim Wilson (theJman) There are some very talented people working at JL Audio. I've often wondered why their subwoofers were expensive, and after hearing one of them myself I now understand how they can command a premium price. This is bass for the discriminating...
  19. Speaker and Subwoofer Reviews
    JL Audio E112 By Jim Wilson (theJman) Introduction The subject of this review is the JL Audio E112 subwoofer, the largest member of their new E Series line. The E112 utilizes an acoustic suspension design with a single 12" front-firing driver. Like all JL Audio subs it tends to be on the...
  20. Reviewers Private Forum
    JL Audio E112 By Jim Wilson (theJman) Introduction The subject of this review is the JL Audio E112 subwoofer, the largest member of their new E Series line. The E112 utilizes an acoustic suspension design with a single 12" front-firing driver. Like all JL Audio subs it tends to be on the...
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