Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 6
Rated 5 out of 5 by Deepsleeper Boom Boom
I bought this to replace my DHD 12 which blew up. I run it in a single sealed enclosure and it pounds! So much infact that, I had to turn down my 500 watt Alpine amp, power and bass levels. With my amp turned down it will still almost drown out my 4 alpine 6x8s at half volume! BUY IT.
Rated 5 out of 5 by KASNIFF best subwoofer i have ever bought
sony xplod subwoofer are the best woofers you can buy there are very powerful
Rated 5 out of 5 by unseenme great sub for rock music
I listen to mostly rock music...Korn, Linkin Park, Slipknot, FFDP, etc. This sub is the absolute best at the punchy kick drum sound from rock music. It's deep, punchy, clean & distortion free. My previous sub was a Rockford Fosgate Power 12 in a ported box and this sub has just as good sound & detail as the Fosgate. I'm pushing it with an MTX TC4004 bridged at 200w (may be more due to a deck with 5v output & a parametric EQ with 8v output) & it holds its own with no bottom out whatsoever. A great sub that I highly recommend if you listen to punchy rock music.
Rated 5 out of 5 by jackson312 nice subs if u are just looking for bass
hooked up to a 760 watt pioneer amp. It bangs but of course they are bridged.
Rated 2 out of 5 by fullthrottlejunkie sony still isnt with it...
well i got the 12" sony xplod with the weird rating of 470w rms on back of magnet but yet the box saids 350w rms and yes I had the correct size sealed box and had my jvc ks-ax5700 which had it bridged thinking okay ill use my o scope and tune the gain the proper way rather then guessing like most newbies would do, well sub did preety well on most songs didnt like fast bass hits it wouldnt keep up and sounded as if was about too blow, In a weeks time of maybe two hours of playing random music the voice coil burns up so bad that the coil wires are visible down through the epoxyed magnet and black as tar with only 400rms clean power and hasnt ever been cranked up too point of sub bottoming out. I replaced sub with a mtx terminator series which is only rated for 250rms and it was beat too death for almost a yr so what gives? Does sony know there selves what there subs are rated at? Check it out urself at wallyworld look at the display saids 350rms for a 12" but yet on back of subwoofer saids 470rms. So if your looking into a sub for around the same price checkout online the Pioneers Champion not the pro Series if your looking for similar price but way outstanding quality
Rated 5 out of 5 by DubKing Stupendous value and sound beats the competition
I've literally tested a dozen Kicker and Polk and Alpine subs over the last month so I can say without a doubt the Xplod is the very best. Calling it 'entry level' is such a terrible disservice. This is a performance subwoofer and also a tremendous value. Easily outclasses Kicker CompVR which is almost twice the price. Definitely higher sound quality than Alpine or Polk or Kicker! These might be the most under-rated speakers in the world. Serious boom, even the specs are wrong because these will easily do 20hz, and they only claim 30hz. Sony should really brag more because they have the competitions crushed and nobody knows it because the price is so great it seems like no way these are actually the best... but they are!