Sound Ordnance Bass Bunker
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Sound Ordnance Bass Bunkers
Crutchfield: Unboxing a Sound Ordnance BB12-150V sub enclosure
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Sound Ordnance: Victory through Superior Sound
Sound Ordnance's rugged Bass Bunker enclosures come built to last and ready to help your sub deliver real low-frequency firepower. These unloaded boxes feature high-grade, medium-density fiberboard construction, with sealed inner braces that help combat resonance by reducing vibrations. Rounded outside corners and recessed panels allow them to fit into more vehicles, while tough black carpeting defends against incoming nicks and scratches. Bass Bunkers make a great solution when building your own box is not an option.
The BB12-150V ported enclosure holds one 12" subwoofer and offers an internal volume of 1.60 cubic feet. Its large vents feature rounded inner corners that keep port noise to a minimum for more accurate response. Just add the right sub, amp, and wiring, then mount the enclosure securely, and you're ready to hit the road with some real bass artillery in your arsenal.
Warning: This enclosure does not include mounting hardware. If you're buying a sub from us, please check "What's in the Box?" to see if screws are included. If not, you should have an assortment of heavy-duty wood screws on hand for the installation.
Average Customer Review(s):
Great box! Made a world of difference.
Excellent look and excellent construction
Pros: I like the way the ports are designed
Cons: Only available in black?
Bass Bunker exceeded my expectations for a ported box! Sound is so crisp and clear and it makes the sub hit ever so hard! Highly recommend!!!
Pros: Affordable and reliable
Cons: None found!
Awesome box . Paired great with alpine type r and Rockford 750
Pros: Well built , sealed well, great sound , perfect size
Cons: No cons
A properly tuned custom enclosure can't be beat, but if you're looking for a plug and play one, this is it. Add some poly stuffing and you're set.
Pros: Good value
Arrived on time and in excellent condition. Enclosure seems to be sturdy and well made. Have not installed sub yet but looking forward to some new bump!!
Pros: Sturdy and made well.
Cons: None yet.
Good box for the price.
Installed quickly, very well built box and sounds awesome. My 12" Diamond Audio was in a sealed box and sounded ok. The Sound Ordnance ported box is way better. My sub shakes my whole truck now at less than half volume. Very satisfied.
Pros: Sounds good. Works as it should. Well built.
Installed easy and the sound is excellent with my 12" Alpine Type R
This box is awesome! the build quality is amazing and sounds great with my polk MM12 in it as well. Install was super easy and looks great. This box also has push pin connectors that make hooking up the wires super easy
Pros: Great design Easy install Sounds Great
Cons: A little on the heavy side
Listen I know if you read the reviews these enclosures all have great reviews but you have to trust me. These are terrible. They are extremely thin overseas junk, they smell terrible, the braces are small not ened to end, the box is stapled together and the port noise and sq is a joke. I cannot stress how bad these are.
Pros: Loud Nice Carpet
Cons: Terrible SQ Terrible port noise cheap overseas 5/8 super thin mdf staped not screwed enclosure braces are glued not screwed and dont go end to end Did I mention terrible SQ
I could not be more impressed with the design and quality of this box. Does not have that hollowed out feel or sound to it, you can feel and hear how solid this box is made. With the vented enclosure I am running a Rockford P2D2 12 inch sub and it sounds simply amazing. Best believe that that the box upgrade made a huge difference. No complaints at all.
Pros: Great design Clean look Helps give great performance to the subwoofer
Using this for my Alpine Type R 12 inch sub and not only does it look great but it sounds great as well
Best box for the price
Pros: Cant beat the price
The custom box is well biult, and very strong. Sounds loud and clean.
Pros: Very sturdy box
Cons: The air space is not right for the sub I purchased.
The Sound Ordnance Bass Bunker ported sub-woofer enclosure is sturdy product. Very sharp looking enclosure with unique port design. Fits like a glove in my Mazda 3 sedan. Terminals were just right for my needs.
Pros: looks, materials, price
This 12 inch bass bunker does the job. Fully satisfied me when I put my 12 inch dual 4 ohm alpine in there and has done nothing but bring joy to my ears. This enclosure helps bring out what my sub can actually do yet I can still finely tune my sub knowing my box is perfect for the setup I have. If you want quality this is the way to go and it's not expensive at all. It's fairly priced and well made and has an awesome finish. Usually you can fit this anywhere in your trunk and I bolted mine down in a spot for now. I've got the subwoofer running at 1000 watts wired to two ohms. My car rattles and it's all I need. Money well spent and couldn't name a con about it.
Pros: Easy to install a subwoofer, the finish, the performance with the right subwoofer, light weight, simple, etc..
Exactly as represented and quality is good!!
Excellent box, well design and also tough. Fit great in my car.
Pros: Strong and well made.
It's an alright box. Just needs to be a little more air space for how big the ports are. Put a Rockford D2 4 ohm 12" and it doesn't sound good. Too much subwoofer for the box. A cheapo sub is probably good for this box.
Cons: A lot.
Love this box!!!!
Box looks great. It's very well put together. Very satisfied with my purchase n would highly recommend it over some of these other boxes around here.
Good box really brought out my Rockford p1. I usually don't like ported boxes but this one really surprised me.
Pros: Solid box, built well
A real nice box it had made my JL W0 sound Great!!!!
Great box for the price
This is the best prefab box I have ever owned or heard! Have an alpine head unit, Alpine M500 amplifier, Alpine SWS 12-D4 subwoofer, RUX bass knob, with 8 gauge OFC wiring kit... Let me just say it's all about the box, especially this box. The tuning and space for this box matches the Alpine 12S almost perfectly. It was much louder and cleaner than I had expected it to be. I have heard pre fabs, even some name brand prefabs like kicker that don't sound this good! Not a car audio expert, but if you want the best box without going the custom route this is what you need! I will be making more purchases here for sure.
Pros: Build Quality, Design, Speaker Wire Included, Dual Ported, Price, Shipping, Looks.
Cons: 5/8 MDF is my only complaint.. 3/4 MDF and they would be perfect!
Very nice box for the price. Had to wait a little bit (eta changed to unknown after i ordered) but it was well worth it. Well made and sounds perfect for my setup. Might buy at least one more for my car. Wife loves the new sound in her Malibu Lt!
Pros: Seems well built and sturdy. Size - Easy to carry and small foot print in trunk Sounds loud and clear
Cons: Installed wire looked a bit old and tarnished. Re soldered my own on. Not a biggie or deal breaker
Needed an upgrade to a box I built 10 years ago and decided to go with this. Great build quality and sounds excellent. Much louder than my other box, but that could be because I went from sealed to ported.
Pros: Looks great and Sounds Great.
Really great enclosure. Sounds really good coming out and has hard bass
Pros: Great compact fit, hard hitting bass
Great box that enhances the subwoofers sound. The box really fills the vehicle and can be positioned different ways to bring out or muffle the sound in certain vehicles, ie, a jeep, can be faced toward gate or toward back seat for a less "boomy" sound but you still get the loudness. Cruthfield's customer service is outstanding.
Pros: Sound, looks, size
Great product. It's built very solid and felt like a very high quality product. Only issue is that I didn't know what the speaker gauge wire is installed in the box. Other than that it's easy to install a sub in it and sounded great in it. I returned it because it wasn't working for my set up but it had nothing to do with the product itself.
Pros: Good product. Solid build. Sounds good with my sub. Great price.
Cons: Didn't know what gauge wire was installed in it
does the job
Pros: great sound
This box is strong. It's a good home for my alpine type r sub. No complaints. I'm satisfied.
Best quality construction of any enclosure I've used. The carpet covering is twice as thick as most. Even the S/O logo is embroidered!
Pros: Quality construction, great looks, great price
This is the best bass bunker ever. The sound is extremely loud, which what I am looking (solid bass). This is one perfect design. I like it.
Pros: Ported single 12" subwoofer enclosure (Model BB12-150V) really made my 175 rms subwoofer sounded like a 500 rms subwoofers.
Exactly what you would expect - A solid box with a great design and quality connectors.
Pros: Solid and well built
recently purchased this box for a pioneer premier sub and this thing booms. excellent purchase once again from crutchfield, fast shipping and and easy install for the new setup im putting together. nice pruduct overall. i highly recommend this box with any single 12'' setup.
Pros: excellent sound structurally solid
Cons: barely fit in the trunk!
I had been looking for a small box that would fit in my car and still give great sound and this box works perfect by all means. It's small and compact with a outstanding sound quality I recommend this box 100% and might end up getting another one for my other vehicle .
Cons: Shipping did some damage to the box not to bad tho
If your looking for a single subwoofer box look no further. Very solid and well built, but remains relatively light weight without a subwoofer in it. Will accommodate just about any sub, meaning it has plenty of depth inside. It's smaller size also lets me keep most of my trunk space open. Looks much better than your run of the mill eBay subwoofer box too. As far as the sound it produces, the name bass bunker says it all! Currently running a 12" pioneer premier spl 3000, which calls for a little more air space, but it still pounds the big premier sub with no problems.
Pros: Size, price, appearance, sound, and build quality
Cons: None yet!
This is a solid strong box for cheap
Pros: Great build tuned to 34 Hz like the triangular ports very unique and like the sound ordnance logo on box. Not bad for pre fab box
Great sub box!! I put my 800 watt pioneer in this box and could tell a huge difference. The box looks good too! I would definitely recommend this box.
Pros: Sounds and looks great!!
Bought this at the recommendation of one of the Cruchfield techs (online chat, very convenient). Mated it to a 12" JL Audio subwoofer. This combo produces so serious bass. Box is a great size and shape (perfect volume for the 12" sub). The carpet is a good color (matches my car) and the box feels heavy and quality. Unique porting design makes it look cooler than your standard ported box. But my favorite feature, is that it fits perfectly, I mean PERFECTLY behind the 3rd row of my Armada. Almost like it was made for this truck. Couldn't be happier. Thanks crutchfield.
Pros: Quality fit and finish, unique design, perfect mate to 12" subs. Fits perfectly behind 3rd of row of my suv.
Cons: None that I could find yet.
Well made, haven't put to use yet.
This enclosure was recommended to me by an online chat customer service rep. and it is a perfect match for my 12" Kenwood sub. Very satisfied.
Pros: Small / Loud / Looks Great
Cons: No Cons
The box is very well built and great size for my jeep, but i put an alpine type r in it and i burnt the voice coils after about 3 months with the box. Do not put an alpine type r in this box, the box is too big
Solid product. Like most people I took a chance on a product I had never heard of but it's decent. It's getting the job done.
Pros: Great construction, price
Used this box with a Kicker 10CVR124. The sub wanted a bigger box but I didn't have the extra space. It was powered by a Sound Ordinance M1500 and the whole package sounded great. With the larger box, I'm sure you would hit a little lower, but I was very happy with how this pakage turned out.
Pros: Great box and build quality for the $$$
Great box, perfect size for smaller trunks and exceptional quality and sound. this is one of the cheapest boxes i could find and performs better than others. i highly reccomend this to anyone who is limited to a small space who expects great sound.
Pros: small size, low price, exceptional quality and sound
Cons: Honestly dont know a CON at this point
Great box, and great service. Thanks alot.
I got this box to give my old eclipse sw6210 pushed by an alpine mrp-m450 wired at 2ohm 400w some life. I don't have room in my car for a 2.5 box, so 1.6 would have to do. I have been very impressed so far, it added alot of volume to my system, doesn't sound as clean as a sealed box, but the extra volume is worth it. Be warned it comes pre-solder wire, I had clamps wired on my sub so I had to get all the solder off to connect my sub, serious pain, ended up switching terminals from my old sub box to the sound ordnance box for a clean connection.
I was amazed at how well this box brought my sub to life! For two year now I had had my alpine type-r in a cheap Wal-Mart box and never got the sound I was quite looking for. This box has given my sub a wider range of bass and I've actually had to turn down the amp because it was overpowering the rest of the music. I would recommended this box to anyone who is looking for a decent price for a well built box. It was definitely worth it
I bought the Sound Ordinance for my daughter. We repaired and re-repaired her last box and it kept breaking. She reports that the new box has superior loudness and clarity. It fit nicely into the back of her BMW 325ci. If you have a bass speaker with two set of leads, be advised that you'll have to make provisions as the S/O comes with only one set of wires.
Wow... what a perfect match this box makes with the Pioneer TS-W308D2! I bought these two items from Crutchfield last week. This box is 1.60cu.ft and is tuned to 34Hz. The Pioneer TS-W308D2 has a recommended ideal Ported box size of 1.65cu.ft. I have an Alpine CDA-9825 (4volt RCA output) and a Rockford Fosgate Power 551S (550watts RMS x 1 bridged output at 4ohms). I had a 1.17cu.ft sealed box and a Rockford Fosgate P1S412 (Punch Stage 1 12" 4ohm subwoofer). It was the first sealed box I ever owned and bought it because I rarely listen to rap anymore. But it just wasn't enough bass! The Sound Pressure Levels are way higher with this Ported box and Pioneer Sub (wired at 4ohms), even with Rock and Country music! My rear view mirror shakes so bad, I can't see out of it. This wasn't the case with my sealed box and RF Sub. If I owned a bigger vehicle, I would have bought two Pioneer Subs and the Dual Ported 12" subwoofer enclosure (Model BB122-175V). I highly recommend this Ported box to anyone looking for above average bass!
|Number of Boxes||1|
|Number of Speakers Per Box||1|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||11 1/8|
|Maximum Speaker Depth (inches)||12|
|Box Volume (cubic feet)||1.6|
|Tuning Frequency||34 Hz|
|Second Depth (inches)||12-5/8|
|Wood Thickness (inches)||5/8|
|Speaker Wire Connectors||Spring posts|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
Materials: The Sound Ordnance BB12-150V Bass Bunker is an unloaded, hatchback-style ported enclosure for one 12" subwoofer. It is constructed of 5/8" MDF (medium-density fiberboard), covered in black carpet.
Internal Box Volume: The enclosure has 1.6 cubic feet of airspace.
Terminals: The BB12-150V is equipped with a pair of spring-post speaker terminals mounted in the rear panel. The spring terminals will accept bare wire up to 10 gauge, pin connectors, and single banana plugs, but are spaced too far apart for dual banana plugs. Inside the enclosure the terminal has an attached 21" length of speaker wire for connecting the subwoofer.
Brackets: Brackets for securing the enclosure to your vehicle are recommended.
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Sound Ordnance subwoofer enclosures, called Bass Bunkers, are available to house most standard-sized woofers.
because he choose it and that's what he wanted[ Ildelisa Apr 12, 2017 ]
Recommended for JL audio sub w6 by Ziggy[ Elysia Apr 04, 2017 ]
I have a 2-12 box but only want 1-12 for space in my ford fusion 2-12 take up 70% of my space trunk space[ Lewis Feb 05, 2017 ]
Searched around the web, could not really find what I was looking for nor I had support from other sites, but yours Crutchfield had what I needed and had an advisor in Brooke helping me out with what I needed.[ Jose Jan 03, 2017 ]
I recently bought a new car and my trunk is smaller then my last car. So I needed a smaller box to fit in my trunk with out giving up any of my bass. And these boxes were mentioned and referred to me so I'm going to try them out. I also had the opportunity to place two of these boxes in my trunk to see how they fit and hold up.[ TREY Nov 16, 2016 ]
GOOD PRICE AND REVIEWS[ M Nov 13, 2016 ]
Because my old sub box was junk and sound ordinance makes high quality boxes at a great price[ Bruce Oct 28, 2016 ]
It is a good fit 4 my mercury cougar[ MICHAEL Oct 07, 2016 ]
had 1 before and thought it was an excellent box[ Ricky M. Aug 13, 2016 ]
I picked this because i was told it will make the bass sound deeper and louder[ Parker Aug 08, 2016 ]
Good reviews, and it has the correct volume for my sub. It's also one of very few vented/ported boxes that has a slanted back to fit against the back seat in the trunk.[ John Jul 19, 2016 ]
I needed a 12" sb cabnet[ CHRIS Jun 27, 2016 ]
Super easy to installed and very well made!!![ Eric May 15, 2016 ]
Lower tune frequency and braced[ Melissa Apr 30, 2016 ]
I have one already it's a proven subwoofer box[ Mark K. Mar 09, 2016 ]
The reviews are 5 stars and everyone seems to like the quality, sound and price.[ Denise Mar 08, 2016 ]
Price[ aaron Jan 06, 2016 ]
I didnt. Got these boxes because they were the only premade ones i could find to fit under my sundeck in my boat. I have loved them. They do a great job with my subs.[ CHAD Nov 08, 2016 ]
Did not come with screws. I used 1 inch coarse thread screws[ PARAMVIR S Jun 26, 2016 ]
Screws were included.[ CHRISTOPHER Jun 26, 2016 ]
Though I'm not a service consultant for crutchfield I can almost guarantee they carry a custom fit box perfectly for your Chevy.. I bought the JL stealth box for my Tacoma Double Cab and have been more then happy with it.[ STEPHEN Jan 12, 2016 ]
For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle.[ Kenny Jan 12, 2016 ] Staff
In my honest opinion I don't think it will no matter how you set it up[ STEPHEN Jan 12, 2016 ]
I want to know what best subwoofer box is made for the alpine swr 12 [ Christopher Nov 03, 2015 ]
For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle.[ Krissy Nov 03, 2015 ] Staff
Yes it would...it's a very sturdy well built box...[ BRIAN May 18, 2015 ]
no box is to small[ IAN May 18, 2015 ]
yes, it'd sound good and last awhile. I have a power acoustic 12 mofo 2500 max getting pushed by 1200 watts and sounds pretty good. The air flow on it is pretty nice too, but I like ported boxes.[ ASHTON May 18, 2015 ]
I would say yes. Mine looked very well built. I installed a pioneer spl 3000 with a hifonics 2000 watt. Only pushing around 1000 rms but the box is holding up perfectly. Sounds great and i personally think it looks better than any other sub box I've seen.[ ROBERT May 18, 2015 ]
It should I have an alpine type r in it now 1000 rms going to the sub. Sounds great.[ ARBEN May 18, 2015 ]
I had the 3500w champion pro and it was perfect.[ JDers Jul 11, 2015 ]
I have no idea. I purchased the Polk Audio sub and it works perfectly. Sorry I can't help with your question. FYI - Crutchfield's return policy is very good if it doesn't work for you.[ Bob Feb 24, 2015 ]
I don't have a champion, but I recently just replaced my busted JL sub with a more powerful 12 inch Alpine sws-1243D and have had no complaints or issues with either sub in it. I've had the box for almost 4 years now as well. Hope that gives you some insight or at least a reference point.[ JASON T Feb 24, 2015 ]
I purchased this box and mounted an original pioneer spl 3000 in it and it rocks. the inside of the box is reinforced and is very solidly built in my opionion. I'd definitely recommend it over any other single sub box out there.[ ROBERT Feb 24, 2015 ]