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Polk Audio MM1040D
Mobile Monitor Series 10" sub with dual 4-ohm voice coils
Our take on the Polk Audio MM1040D by Crutchfield's Gabrielle Thorndyke
Polk Audio's Mobile Monitor Series subwoofers bring out superior performance from lighter materials, so you'll get the impact you want without the extra weight of conventional construction. Advanced engineering and optimized components reproduce your sound with uncompromising accuracy, for low end that is rich and clear.
The MM1040D 10" dual voice coil subwoofer handles up to 350 watts RMS. A copper voice coil and neodymium magnet motor drives the polymer cone with exceptional efficiency. The carbon composite basket features a "wagon wheel" design that resists flexing during heavy excursion, so your sub hits solidly without distorting. The dual 4-ohm voice coils offer options for wiring a multi-sub system or drawing maximum power from your mono amplifier.
This sub is certified for marine use, and Polk includes corrosion-resistant stainless steel mounting hardware.
Priced per speaker
I built a custom enclosure and installed this sub in a customers ski boat and it turned out great. The bass response is excellent for a minimal airspace enclosure so i'm very pleased with the looks, quality, and value of this subwoofer.
Brian H., Boiling Springs, SC
What's in the Box:
- 10" Dual 4-ohm voice coil subwoofer
- Foam gasket
- 8 Mounting screws
- 8 Speed-clips
- Owner's Manual
- Product Registration Information sheet
- 10" subwoofer with dual 4-ohm voice coils
- polymer cone with butyl rubber surround
- carbon composite basket
- certified for marine use
- optional matching grille complements the basket design
- power range: 100-350 watts RMS (135 watts RMS per coil)
- peak power handling: 700 watts
- frequency response: 24-200 Hz
- sensitivity: 91 dB
- top-mount depth: 4-9/16"
- sealed box volume: 0.66 cubic feet
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs
|Impedance||2 ohms or 8 ohms|
|Surround Material||Butyl Rubber|
|Ideal Sealed Box Volume (cubic feet)||0.66|
|Ideal Ported Box Volume (cubic feet)||1|
|Port diameter (inches)||N/A|
|Port length (inches)||N/A|
|Dual Voice Coil||Yes|
91 dB at 1 watt
|Frequency Response||24 - 200 Hz|
|RMS Power Range (Watts)||100-350|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||700|
|Top Mount Depth (inches)||4 9/16|
|Bottom Mount Depth (inches)||5 1/8|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||9 1/16|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
Klippel Optimized: Using a state-of-the-art Klippel Distortion Analyzer, Polk engineers were able to optimize the woofer's motor structure, voice coil alignment and suspension for the best possible performance, even at extreme listening levels.
Polymer Woofer Cone with Butyl Rubber Surrounds: The Polymer Woofer Cones and Butyl Rubber Surrounds will not break down over time and will survive the rigors of harsh automotive environments.
High Temperature Copper Voice Coil (50mm) and Polyamide Former: High Temperature 50mm Copper Voice Coil and Polyamide Former withstand the most rigorous use while maintaining extremely low distortion for bass punch and output.
Dual 4-ohm Voice Coils: This woofer features dual 4-ohm voice coils that offer wiring flexibility. When the voice coils are wired in parallel, the woofer presents a 2-ohm load. When wired in series, the woofer presents an 8-ohm load.
Carbon Composite Basket: The woofer's carbon composite basket is lightweight and will not flex during music audio peaks.
Nickel Plated Heavy Duty Input Terminals: Nickel plated heavy duty input spring-post terminals accommodate speaker wire up to 8 AWG or twisted pairs of 12 AWG.
Preconditioning Period: Mobile Monitor subwoofers will achieve even greater performance once they are thoroughly broken in. To break in your new MM subwoofer, play 20 to 30 hours of music at moderate levels.
Marine Certified Woofer: Polk MM Series woofers are built to withstand exposure to moisture and UV rays, so they work well in boats and cars. They also include stainless mounting hardware for corrosion and rust resistance.
Recommended Sealed Box Volume: Polk recommends mounting this woofer in a sealed enclosure made out of 3/4" MDF with an internal volume of 0.66 cubic feet.
Recommended Ported Box Volume: Polk recommends a ported enclosure made out of 3/4" MDF with an ideal internal volume of 1.0 cubic feet using a slot port measuring 13.5" wide x 1" tall x 20" deep.
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Why did you buy this?
Great reviews and Polk Audio quality ! [ R. BRIAN Aug 01, 2016 ]
This subwoofer is one the best sound quality subs on the market period the price was unbeatable too [ justin Jul 31, 2016 ]
low cost/ high performance level, marine certified [ wilbur May 31, 2016 ]
I previously had a polk momo series sub,and it was the best purchase ever! POlk has great and reliable products [ victor May 26, 2016 ]
1 question already asked
if it's a ported enclosure I think it might be a little too much if it's a sealed enclosure I think you should be fine [ Rudedogg Jul 24, 2016 ]