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Sony Xplod XS-L12S
Shallow-mount 12" 4-ohm subwoofer
Item # 158XSL12S | MFR # XSL12S
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Our take on the Sony Xplod XS-L12S by Crutchfield's Dominic DeVito
Sony's Slim Series subwoofers dish out powerful low-frequency performance, and their compact profile enables you to add bass to the tight confines of smaller vehicles. Find a suitable box or build a custom enclosure to fit your needs, and let Sony's advanced technology turn those areas behind or under your seats into premium bass outposts.
The XS-L12S 12" subwoofer incorporates the superior rigidity of polypropylene into its unique five-sided cone. The pentagonal design also helps reduce standing waves found in round subwoofers, eliminating potential distortion which can harm your bass output. A tough rubber surround allows the sub to take a pounding and stay under control.
No worries about power the XS-L12S can handle 380 watts RMS without fear of a meltdown. Gold-plated, 5-way binding posts offer a convenient, super-efficient connection to your amplifier.
Priced per speaker
What's in the Box:
- One 12" Woofer
- 39" Adhesive backed foam gasket
- Ten 1.25" Self-tapping screws
- Spec sheet
- Installation/Connections sheet (English/Spanish/French)
- US Warranty sheet
- Canadian Warranty sheet
- Mounting template
- Warning sheet about matching speaker impedance and amplifier
- 12" 4-ohm shallow subwoofer
- five-sided polypropylene cone with rubber surround
- shallow-design basket
- power range: 90-380 watts RMS (1,500 watts peak power)
- frequency response: 18-2,000 Hz
- sensitivity: 89 dB
- top-mount depth: 3-1/8"
- sealed box volume: 0.95 cubic feet
- ported box volume: 0.90 cubic feet
- Recommended Q-Logic Box Type: 1
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs
|Ideal Sealed Box Volume (cubic feet)||0.95|
|Ideal Ported Box Volume (cubic feet)||0.9|
|Port diameter (inches)||3|
|Port length (inches)||15.75|
|Dual Voice Coil||No|
89 dB at 1 watt
|Frequency Response||18 - 2000 Hz|
|RMS Power Range (Watts)||90-380|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||1500|
|Top Mount Depth (inches)||3 1/8|
|Bottom Mount Depth (inches)||3 7/8|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||11 1/16|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
Shallow Mount Woofer: Sony's Slim Series subwoofers are designed to provide wider installation options for a broad range of vehicles. They can be mounted behind or under the seats of many vehicles where full size woofers won't fit.
P5 Cone: This woofer has a five-sided polypropylene one-piece, cap-less cone. The unique Turbo cone design stiffens the cone and increases rigidity, resulting in lower distortion and higher power handling. The five-sided cone also cuts down on standing waves on its surface because none of the five sides is parallel to another.
Stroke Stabilizer Rubber Surround: The rubber surround provides enhanced cone control and flexibility, as well as durability. Hash Marks in the surround provide added stability.
Binding Posts: The gold-plated binding posts will accept bare wire up to 10 Gauge, pin connectors, spade lugs and banana plugs. The binding posts are spaced too far apart to accept dual banana plugs.
Sealed Box Volume: Sony recommends mounting this woofer in a sealed enclosure with an internal volume of 0.95 cu/ft.
Ported Box Volume: Below the Thiele/Small parameter chart on the spec sheet Sony recommends mounting this woofer in a sealed enclosure, but in the box dimension section they list a ported enclosure with an internal volume of 1.20 cu/ft and one 3" diameter x 10.875" long port.
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