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8-inch (200 mm) Subwoofer Driver, 4

JL Audio 8W3V34

Features

  • Free Air Resonance (Fs) :35.14 Hz
  • Electrical "Q" (Qes): 0.501
  • Mechanical "Q" (Qms): 7.071
  • Total Speaker "Q" (Qts): 0.467

Quick Specs

  • Type: Subwoofers
  • Energy Star Rated: No

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W3v3 8-inch Subwoofer Driver (250 W, 4 Ω)

If you need an 8-inch subwoofer that can create outstanding bass in extremely small enclosures, the 8W3v3 will do the job and surprise you with its power and accuracy. It employs the same technologies as its larger diameter brethren to deliver a whopping 0.375 in. (10 mm) of controlled, one-way, linear excursion.

The 8W3v3-4 is best used with amplifier power in the 75W - 250W range and is optimized to operate in a tiny 0.30 cu. ft. (8.5 l) sealed enclosure, or a 0.35 cu. ft. (9.9 l) ported enclosure. Detailed enclosure recommendations can be found in the "Specifications" tab.

Technology
Dynamic Motor Analysis - DMA Optimized Motor

JL Audio's proprietary Dynamic Motor Analysis system is a powerful suite of FEA-based modeling systems, first developed by JL Audio in 1997 and refined over the years to scientifically address the issue of speaker motor linearity. This leads to vastly reduced distortion and faithfully reproduced transients... or put simply: tight, clean, articulate bass.

Elevated Frame Cooling (U.S. Patent #6,219,431 & #6,229,902)

JL Audio's patented Elevated Frame Cooling design delivers cool air through slots directly above the top-plate to the voice coil of the speaker. This not only enhances power handling, but also sound quality by minimizing dynamic parameter shifts and power compression.

Floating Cone Attach Method - FCAM™ (U.S. Patent #6,501,844)

This assembly technique, conceived by JL Audio, ensures proper surround geometry in the assembled speaker for better excursion control and dynamic voice coil alignment.

Vented Reinforcement Collar

JL Audio's Vented Reinforcement Collar (VRC®) improves the rigidity and stability of the cone/spider/voice coil junction and directs airflow over the voice coil windings for improved thermal performance.

Insert Molded Suspension / Coil / Terminal Sub-Assembly (U.S. Patent #7,379,558)

Spiders, voice coils, terminals and lead wires are preassembled, using a patented process, onto a composite carrier for improved precision and reliability.

Customizable Trim Ring

This removable ring can be painted to match the installation theme and directly receives JL Audio grille mesh inserts (sold separately).

Engineered Lead-Wire System (U.S. Patent #7,356,157)

Carefully engineered lead-wire design and attachments ensure controlled, quiet lead-wire behavior under the most extreme excursion demands.

Built in U.S.A. with Global Components

JL Audio's Miramar, Florida loudspeaker production facility is one of the most advanced in the world.

Features

  • Free Air Resonance (Fs) :35.14 Hz
  • Electrical "Q" (Qes): 0.501
  • Mechanical "Q" (Qms): 7.071
  • Total Speaker "Q" (Qts): 0.467
  • Equivalent Compliance (Vas): 0.54 cu. ft. / 15.29 liters
  • One-Way, Linear Excursion (Xmax): 0.375 in. / 10.0 mm
  • Reference Efficiency (no): 0.127%
  • Efficiency (1W/1m): 83.24 dB SPL
  • Effective Piston Area (Sd): 32.02 sq. in. / 0.021 sq. m.
  • DC Resistance (Re): 3.77 ohm
  • Nominal Impedance (Znom): 4 ohm
  • Thermal Power Handling (Pt): 250W
  • Driver Displacement: 0.03 cu. ft. / 0.85 liters
  • Net Weight: 8.2 lbs. / 3.7 kg
General Specifications
Continuous Power Handling (RMS) 250 W
Recommended Amplifier Power (RMS) 75- 250 W
Nominal Impedance (Znom) 4
Physical Specifications
Nominal Diameter 8.0 in / 200 mm
Overall Diameter (A) 8.54 in / 217 mm
Mounting Hole Diameter 7.09 in / 180 mm
Bolt Hole Circle Diameter (C) 7.85 in / 199 mm
Motor Outer Diameter (D) 4.75 in / 121 mm
Mounting Depth (E) 4.63 in / 118 mm
Driver Displacement 0.03 cu ft / 0.85 L
Net Weight 8.2 lb / 3.7 kg
Parameters
Free Air Resonance (Fs) 35.14 Hz
Electrical "Q" (Qes) 0.501
Mechanical "Q" (Qms) 7.071
Total Speaker "Q" (Qts) 0.467
Equivalent Compliance (Vas) 0.54 cu ft / 15.29 L
One-Way Linear Excursion (Xmax)* 0.375 in / 10.0 mm
Reference Efficiency (no) 0.13%
Efficiency (1 W / 1 m)** 83.24 dB SPL
Effective Piston Area (Sd) 32.02 sq in / 0.021 sq m
DC Resistance (Re) 3.77
Sealed Enclosure Specifications
Wall Thickness 0.75 in / 19 mm
Front Baffle Thickness 0.75 in / 19 mm
Volume (net int.) 0.30 cu ft / 8.5 L
External Width (W) 10 in / 254 mm
External Height (H) 10 in / 254 mm
External Depth (D) 9.5 in / 241 mm
F3 54 Hz
Fc 58.8 Hz
Qtc 0.783
Ported Enclosure Specifications
Wall Thickness 0.75 in / 19 mm
Front Baffle Thickness 0.75 in / 19 mm
Volume (net int.) 0.35 cu ft / 9.9 L
External Width (W) 13 in / 330 mm
External Height (H) 10 in / 254 mm
External Depth (D) 9.25 in / 203 mm
Internal Port Diameter (ID) 2 in / 51 mm
Port Length (L) 18 in / 457 mm (round port requires a 90 elbow to fit in the specified enclosure)
Tuning Frequency (Fb) 35 Hz
F3 41.0 Hz

Quick Specs


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  • Type: Subwoofers

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

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