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JL Audio W7AE 12" Subwoofer Driver - 12W7AE-3

Abt Model: 12W7AE3 | UPC Code: 699440921152
JL Audio - 12W7AE-3  - Car Subwoofers
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12 "/ 1000W Thermal Power Handling/ Highly Linear DMA Optimized Motor System/ Ultra-Long Voice Coil/ W-Cone/ OverRoll/ Elevated Frame-Cooling/ Radially Cross-Drilled Pole-Piece/ Floating Cone Attach Method/ Plateau-Reinforced Spider Attachment/ Huge Diameter, Progressive-Roll Spider/ Co-Extruded, Double Lead-Wires/ Black Finish
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JL Audio W7AE 12" Subwoofer Driver, Model 12W7AE3

The W7AE embodies JL Audio's commitment to pushing the envelope of speaker technology, with six patented technologies and a completely unique set of component parts. Each W7AE model has been meticulously engineered to reproduce sub-bass with extreme fidelity at any volume level.


  • Highly Linear, DMA Optimized Motor System
    Highly optimized motor system delivers linear motor force over a wide range of excursion and power levels to reduce distortion

  • Ultra-Long Voice Coil
    To create an extreme linear range of operation, resulting in high output with minimal distortion

  • W-Cone
    A unit-body cone assembly that delivers astonishing cone stiffness with minimal mass

  • OverRoll
    Utilizes space wasted in conventional designs to maintain cone area while permitting a large surround

  • Elevated Frame-Cooling
    Provides additional cooling by directing air flow over the top-plate and onto the voice coil windings

  • Radially Cross-Drilled Pole-Piece
    An innovative venting system which greatly enhances power handling by directing air flow into the voice coil gap

  • Floating Cone Attach Method
    Ensures proper surround geometry and moving parts alignment in the assembled speaker

  • Plateau-Reinforced Spider Attachment
    Provides strain relief for the spider material at extreme excursion levels.

  • Huge Diameter, Progressive-Roll Spider
    Provide precise centering and linear compliance over a wide range of excursion to further reduce distortion.

  • Co-Extruded, Double Lead-Wires
    Carefully engineered lead wire system controls motion and relieves stress without compromising spider linearity.


  • Free Air Resonance (Fs): 27.2 Hz
  • Electrical “Q” (Qes): 0.514
  • Mechanical “Q” (Qms): 7.807
  • Total Speaker “Q” (Qts): 0.482
  • Equivalent Compliance (Vas): 2.33 cu. ft. / 66.0 liters
  • One-Way, Linear Excursion (Xmax)*: 1.15 in. / 29 mm
  • Reference Efficiency (no): 0.249%
  • Efficiency (1W/1m)**: 86.2 dB SPL
  • Effective Piston Area (Sd): 84 sq. in. / 0.0542 sq. m.
  • DC Resistance (Re): 2.47 ohm
  • Nominal Impedance (Znom): 3 ohm
  • Thermal Power Handling (Pt): 1000W
  • Driver Displacement: 0.14 cu. ft. / 4.0 liters

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 45 lbs
  • Shipping: 48 lbs
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