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JBL - CX Series 12" Single-Voice-Coil 4-Ohm Subwoofer - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 288 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    This thing is amazing!

    Posted
    B3ed
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    I incorporated this unit into a Best Buy sub package for my SUV including: - JBL - CX Series 12" Single-Voice-Coil 4-Ohm Subwoofer – Black, Model: CX1200 - Pioneer - 1600W Class D Digital Mono MOSFET Amplifier with Wired Bass Boost Remote – Black, Model: GM-D8601 - Metra - 12" Single Ported Subwoofer Enclosure for Most Trucks and SUVs Charcoal, Model: TCTSP-112 Fortunately, most have been on sale at BB recently, and the whole package cost under $300. Cable kit and installation (if needed) will be extra, of course (~$150 at BB). It is an understatement to say that I was amazed at the quality and level of bass that I am getting out of this <$300 amp/sub combo. If your SUV needs a sub and you still have a budget to keep in mind, don’t hesitate to give this combination a try.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    NOT Just For Car Audio

    Posted
    bikdav
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    I wanted to replace a 12" driver in my home powered subwoofer. The original wasn't up to par anymore. The JBL CX1200 looked near perfect for sealed box duty judging by the specs. As it turns out, CX1200 is quite better than the original. By the way, unlike ported boxes, sealed boxes are not very "fussy" about driver to box matching. The subwoofer is working great. I also decided to buy 2 more to replace the woofers in a pair of large rather high quality 12" 3 way speaker systems (sealed boxes also, not ported). Evidently the system uses a 4 ohm woofers. That also worked great. Note: these woofers do not use binding posts. Instead, JBL uses the normal slide on clips - which made the job easier in my case. Great job JBL.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Extremely impressive for the price and impedance

    Posted
    collincrambo

    I almost never write reviews unless I’m absolutely compelled to; this is one of those times. I bought 2 of these subwoofers a year and a half ago for $60 a pop. They’re STILL going strong and have shown their durability and quality. Sound-wise, if paired with the right amp and enclosure, heads will turn as you come down the block. I’ve gotten as loud as some dual Kicker CompR setups (which are twice the price). The quality is also AMAZING, frequencies are recreated with great accuracy and sounds clean even with a ported box. Needless to say, I’m very happy I bought these over Kicker or other competitors.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Replacement sub

    Posted
    Cdub1001
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    Recently purchased this sub on Black Friday for a great deal. My old sub was an alpine which lasted a good 3 Year’s before it blew. Had this jbl cx 12 installed for about 3 days now. Not overly impressed by it but it might be because the gain was turned down upon installing. Doesn’t hit as hard as my alpine did but it works. Bought the Best Buy warranty because I have a feeling this one isn’t gonna last long. I like my music loud.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Quality Sound

    Posted
    JakesWife
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    I bought these speakers for my husband’s truck after he blew his last speakers. He travels a lot, and often blares his radio on long drives. These 12” JBL speakers were easy to install in his custom box, they combine crisp sound quality with deep bass and most importantly (for me) they were affordable! I would highly recommend the 12” JBL CX Series Subwoofers for anyone looking for high quality speakers at an affordable price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Subwoofer for the Price!!

    Posted
    Blezzd
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    I bought this subwoofer during BlackFriday Sale for $29.99. Installed it on a Q-Bomb 12 Inch closed enclosure that I brought from Google Express for $45. Installation was quick and easy, using the 1000Watts JBL mono amp. This Subwoofer does a great job along with the amp to create high quality deep Bass that everyone is looking for... Awesome Project upgrading audio on my Civic!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    JBL - CX Series 12" Single-Voice-Coil 4-Ohm Subwoo

    Posted
    Ayeejosexp
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    I purchased these on sale and honestly they are amazing! The original price is a lot but the quality does pay off! I loved how they sound. I have an old version of these and they have lasted a long time. Maybe 10 years, so I know these will be good. And obviously don't max out the bass, you just want to have a nice even bass to the point YOU CAN STILL LISTEN TO THE LYRICS :)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    better sound for the price

    Posted
    Bigwop
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    I bought 2 of these a month ago. I was just looking for something cheap to put i my girlfriends car, because she always uses my vehicle for the stereo. Well the joke is on me because these JBL's are giving my Alpine type S 12 inch subs that cost 200$ a piece a run for there money. WOW GREAT SOUND AND HIT HARD

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    great sound and value

    Posted
    Waell
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    I really liked the fact these were 250w rms because i wanted some boom and car shaking effects from a dual 12in ported box. Bought two at half price and well worth it. Looks nice, nice low-key color scheme and build materials seem decent enough. Powered with a kicker cx1200 at 600w rms and it shakes my accord sedan without dimming the lights. Only issue is these work strictly at 4 ohms so you need a powerful amp.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great sound for the money

    Posted
    Ryan
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    I purchased these jbl cx- series 12inch subs on the deal of the day. I own another set of jbl that toggel between 2 and 4 ohms so buying these at that price was a no brainer. They sound great there easy to install. Would definitely recommend anyone looking at starting out or adding on to your system to get.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Having them for 2 years

    Posted
    EdsCouch
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    Back in 2016 around late December I bought 2 of these thinking it was going to be good enough, but I was wrong! One of these with a 500 watt max D-class amp makes this perform so well, it’s smooth, kicks hard, doesn’t buzz, and still kicking after 2 years later without falling apart.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Ok so far

    Posted
    Rooose
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    I am giving it four stars because I have not connected them as yet. I bought them for an excellent price. Read the reviews and they were positive. I also went ahead and bought the JBL CLub 5501 to go along with it. Looking forward to connecting them soon. JBL has always delivered.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    This thing pounds

    Posted
    OverHere
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    Love, love, love my new sub. This sub was purchased on an incredible deal for $100 off. Skeptical about its quality for such a discount, but boy was I wrong. This thing sounds amazing by itself, can't imagine a pair of them. Really nice low low bass response. Highly recommend.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Surprised but satisfied

    Posted
    Mike

    I was very surprised with the HUGE amount of bass output from a product this cheap. Please don't let the price tag fool you because I bought 1 of these and it bumps! Turns heads driving down the street at very low volumes. Pick one up if you want some great bass!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    What A Deal

    Posted
    Danny
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    I purchased this on sale out of impulse. I didn't expect much out of it but I was wrong. This thing bumps and sounds clean unlike other subwoofers that I've owned. Wish I would have bought two but one is definitely a lot of Bass. Glad I bought it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great price and fast shipping

    Posted
    AGK1
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    XMAS gift for son - haven't heard the subs yet. However, an outstanding price and extremely fast shipping. The build quality of the equipment looks really good. I would say for the price and speed of receipt, appears to be a favorable purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Hits like a champ

    Posted
    CurtD
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    Great clear bass that hits even when just running one sub. However at higher volumes even at 400 watts under peak power the sound clarity diminished. Great for mid range volume though

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great sound

    Posted
    Shadowwisp
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    I love JBL and always have. This is my 2nd set of 12”s. The first set I’ve had for 10 years with 0 issues. The only reason I bought this set was because they were on sale and I’m going to build another box.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great budget bass

    Posted
    Mayor1
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    I have been in and around car audio for 24 years, JBL is a reputable company that has a great product. These subs are fantastic for someone wanting a lot of bass on a budget. Very good response and volume.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great buy for a good price

    Posted
    Doni
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    Bought this after my last subwoofer went out. Needed a replacement and went to Best Buy to see what they had. I was very satisfied with the service and when I put it in the sound was great. Was definitely an upgrade in comparison and I've had no problems with it thus far.

    I would recommend this to a friend