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Bowers & Wilkins CT Series 12" Black Subwoofer - CTSW12

Abt Model: CTSW12 | UPC: 714346307234
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Bowers & Wilkins CT Series 12" Black Subwoofer - CTSW12 (Sold As Each)

The CTSW12 is a passive subwoofer featuring a 12-inch paper drive unit. It is designed to be used with both the CT800 and CT700 ranges. All CT SW subwoofers have a closed-box design that makes them easy to install in cabinetry. It might seem strange to many listeners that a material like paper could have much to do with a product as solid and powerful as a Custom Theater subwoofer. Nevertheless, paper plays a vital part in what they're hearing. In our CT SW10, CT SW12 and CT SW15 subs, the bass driver diaphragms are constructed from a finely-tuned mix of paper pulp, aramid fibers and resin, which provides the stiffness needed to withstand the tremendous physical forces exerted by the pressures inside the cabinet.


  • Technical Features
    • Long throw Paper/aramid fiber cone bass driver
    • Magnetically attached grille
  • Description Closed-box subwoofer system with external rackmount amplifier
  • Drive Units ø300mm (12 in) paper/aramid fiber cone long-throw
  • Frequency Range -6dB at 17Hz and 25/140Hz adjustable (EQ at A)
  • Frequency Response ±3dB 24Hz - 40/140Hz adjustable (EQ at A)
  • Bass Extension
    • -6dB at 17Hz (position A)
    • -6dB at 22Hz (position B)
    • -6dB at 26Hz (position C)
  • Power Handling 1000W
  • Finish
    • Cabinet Black painted
    • Grille Black cloth

Approximate Dimensions

  • Height: 18.3"
  • Width: 15.6"
  • Depth: 10.3"
  • Depth with Grille: 11.4"

Approximate Weight

  • Unit: 55.1 lbs
  • Shipping: 63 lbs

 Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer)
    • Five year limited warranty for passive loudspeakers
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Key Features
Sold As Each/ 1000 Watt Power Handling/ 3dB 24Hz - 40/140Hz Frequency Response/ Long Throw Paper/Aramid Fiber Cone Bass Driver/ Closed-Box Subwoofer System/ External Rackmount Amplifier/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Bowers & Wilkins CT Series 12" Black Subwoofer CTSW12 from Abt Electronics
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  • The Bowers & Wilkins CT Series 12" Black Subwoofer CTSW12 is Brand New.
Amplifier TypeExternal Rackmount
Frequency Response24Hz - 40/140Hz (+/- 3dB)
Enclosure MaterialMatrix TM-braced
Enclosure TypeAcoustic Suspension (Sealed)
Impedance4 Ohms
Magnetic ShieldingNo
RMS Output Power1000W
Speaker TypeSubwoofer
Woofer Size (inches)12
Height (inches)18.3
Width (inches)15.6
Depth (inches)10.3


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