12" subwoofer box for JL Audio subs

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12" subwoofer box for JL Audio subs

Postby Stu_c » 15 Aug 2014, 09:46

Hi all
I am looking for a good quality subwoofer box for my 2x JL Audio 12W6, I have been searching for a little while now but cannot seem to find anything any suggestions?

My whole system is JL Audio as I think their products are brilliant, but thought I would ask you guys for advice if you know of any good quality good fitting boxes?

I am looking for one like this really if I can, I just know ZenEnclosures aren't the best quality
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my current system
2x 12W6 Subwoofers
2x HD750 Amps
1x HD600 Amp
1x C5 Components

thanks in advance
Stu
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Re: 12" subwoofer box for JL Audio subs

Postby mad4it » 15 Aug 2014, 10:56

tried to look for custom made ones myself, but never found anything at all :shock:
JL are very good I have to say :thumbup:
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Re: 12" subwoofer box for JL Audio subs

Postby Stu_c » 15 Aug 2014, 11:41

I have always had JL stuff :)
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Re: 12" subwoofer box for JL Audio subs

Postby RayB » 15 Aug 2014, 17:03

You're better off making one yourself
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Postby mad4it » 16 Aug 2014, 03:58

RayB wrote:You're better off making one yourself

2nd that, I just dont have the tools to do this or I would have gone down that road :thumbup:
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Re: 12" subwoofer box for JL Audio subs

Postby Stu_c » 16 Aug 2014, 10:05

I would but JL Subs are so sensitive they need to be in the correct air space, tbh how much the audio system was I would prefer to pay a professional person to do it
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Re: 12" subwoofer box for JL Audio subs

Postby dsme » 16 Aug 2014, 13:12

If it were me I would go for Focal or Alpine speakers, remove the parcel shelf speakers and go with Alpine R rated subwoofers with amplifiers to match their wattage output. Then build a sealed box to the correct dimensions.

Alpine subs are known for bass and Focal for their speaker clarity.
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Re: 12" subwoofer box for JL Audio subs

Postby Stu_c » 16 Aug 2014, 17:39

Alpine are no where near as good as they used to be, in all honesty there is no point putting speakers in the parcelshelf when you have subs that will just overpower them, your always best to upgrade the front speakers first as these are the main priority.

Save the money without buying rear speakers and Upgrade front components to the best quality you can
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Re: 12" subwoofer box for JL Audio subs

Postby Ldridge » 02 Oct 2014, 17:48

I appreciate you may be looking for somthing ascetically pleasing for the boot space however i have to agree the best way to get the best sound and save a tonne of money is to get a bass box designing program (just google them there are plenty out there which are free) with such software will be able to give you dimensions, volume per your speaker and amp specs and port sizes (verses closed box design) and sometimes even the best materials to use. Good quality MDF, bit of carpet cover and away you go. By far superior to any "off the shelf" box at a fraction of the cost. Just my 2 pence :)


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