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Focal Access 30 A1 DB

12" subwoofer with dual 4-ohm voice coils

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Item #: 09130A1DB

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Focal Access subs emphasize faithful delivery of your music's fundamental frequencies. They feature all-weather woven glass-fiber cones with butyl rubber surrounds for outstanding strength, durability, and musical accuracy. Tough 4-layer voice coils with self-regulated cooling ensure reliable power handling.

Focal Access subs emphasize faithful delivery of your music's fundamental frequencies. They feature all-weather woven glass-fiber cones with butyl rubber surrounds for outstanding strength, durability, and musical accuracy. Tough 4-layer voice coils with self-regulated cooling ensure reliable power handling.

The Access 30 A1 DB 12" sub handles up to 250 watts RMS, and features a massive magnet for powerful, reliable output. Focal designs this DVC sub to work best in sealed enclosures for tight, spot-on bass response that brings out the full impact of your music's low end. The dual 4-ohm voice coils let you get maximum power from your mono amplifier, or build a multi-sub setup. The included gasket provides a clean look to your installation and eliminates air leaks from your enclosure which can lead to unwanted distortion.

Note: If you are wiring this DVC sub for lower impedance, make sure that your amp is compatible. Most 2-channel car amplifiers are stable down to 2 ohms in standard mode, or 4 ohms in bridged operation. Most mono amps are stable down to 2 ohms.


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What's in the Box:

  • 12" DVC 4-ohm woofer
  • 8 Mounting screws
  • User Manual (Eng/Fre)

Product Highlights:

  • 12" subwoofer with dual 4-ohm voice coils
  • woven glass-fiber cone with butyl rubber surround
  • non-resonant ABS/fiberglass basket
  • power range: 50-250 watts RMS
  • peak power handling: 500 watts
  • frequency response: 25-500 Hz
  • sensitivity: 86.7 dB
  • top-mount depth: 6-1/8"
  • sealed box volume: 0.88-1.77
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Focal 12"

03GAGT from Houston, TX on 5/4/2013

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Yes, it is pricey for a single sub however when complimented with the complimentary components they all make for a quality sounding system. Kartunes a mobile audio shop placed components and 6x9 Focal speakers in my car a year prior. This only made sense to add the missing bass piece! Thank you, Crutchfield! Another great investment for my car. I will continue to look for other goodies from your website in the future. Chris

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Cons: Price

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Features

Woven Glass Fiber Cone: The FOCAL Access 30A1DB features a 12" a braided and watertight, all-weather, woven glass fiber cone for dynamic bass response between 25-500Hz.

Butyl Surround: The FOCAL Access 30A1DB features a butyl rubber surround to promote long life and durability.

2.5" Voice-Coil: The Access 30A1DB woofer features a 4-layer, 2.5" voice-coil for higher power handling capabilities up to 250 watt (RMS) and 500 watt (Peak).

Dual 4-ohm Voice Coils: This woofer features dual 4-ohm voice coils that offer flexibility in wiring. When the voice coils are wired in parallel with each other, the woofer presents a 2-ohm mono load. When the voice coils are wired in series with each other, the woofer presents an 8-ohm mono load. In addition, each coil may be connected to a different amplifier channel and each channel will see a 4-ohm load.

Voice Coil Cooling System: The Access 30A1DB's voice-coil cooling system provided optimized reliability with no dynamic compression.

145mm Magnet: The Access 30A1DB woofer features a 145mm (5.708") magnet for higher sensitivity up to 91dB (2.83V/1m).

Spring-Posts: The FOCAL 12" woofer is equipped with a pair of spring-post speaker terminals for easy connection up to 10AWG wire.

Integrated Foam Gasket: The Access 30A1DB features an integrated foam gasket mounting-ring for better chassis damping and to prevent air leakage.

Rubber Magnet Boot: The Access 30A1DB features a rubber magnet boot to protect the woofer's magnet from shocks and corrosion. The rubber boot is removable.

Enclosure Compatibility

Recommended Ported Box Volume: The FOCAL Access 30A1DB is designed to be installed in a sealed box with a volume between 0.883 cu/ft to 1.765 cu/ft. FOCAL recommends a sealed enclosure made out of 3/4" MDF with an internal volume of 1.412 cu/ft.

Sealed Enclosure Specifications (using 3/4" MDF construction)

Internal Volume 0.883 cu/ft. 1.059 cu/ft. 1.236 cu/ft. 1.412 cu/ft. 1.765 cu/ft.
Dimensions Width: 15.75"
Height: 13.19"
Depth1: 13.19"
Depth2: 8.25"
Width: 14.96"
Height: 14.57"
Depth1: 14.57"
Depth2: 9.33"
Width: 17.13"
Height: 14.57"
Depth1: 14.57"
Depth2: 9.33"
Width: 19.29"
Height: 14.57"
Depth1: 14.57"
Depth2: 9.33"
Width: 17.32"
Height: 17.32"
Depth1: 17.72"
Depth2: 10.24"
Frequency Boost 2.0dB/80Hz 1.5dB/75Hz 1dB/70Hz 1dB/70Hz flat

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