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JL Audio HO110-W6v3

Ported H.O. Wedge™ enclosure with one 10" W6v3 subwoofer

Item # 13693310

The "H.O." in JL Audio's H.O.

The "H.O." in JL Audio's H.O.

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About the JL Audio HO110-W6v3

JL Audio Built In USAHigh-powered sub in a High Output enclosure

The "H.O." in JL Audio's H.O. Wedge enclosed subwoofer systems stands for "High Output," and that's exactly what you'll hear and feel. High Output Wedges deliver efficient, accurate bass, with better sound quality than conventional ported and bandpass boxes. The woofer sits in recessed baffle, part of a separate chamber within the enclosure, and the front-firing port output combines with woofer output for extremely efficient performance.

JL Audio Built In USA High-powered sub in a High Output enclosure

The "H.O." in JL Audio's H.O. Wedge enclosed subwoofer systems stands for "High Output," and that's exactly what you'll hear and feel. High Output Wedges deliver efficient, accurate bass, with better sound quality than conventional ported and bandpass boxes. The woofer sits in recessed baffle, part of a separate chamber within the enclosure, and the front-firing port output combines with woofer output for extremely efficient performance.

JL Audio HO110-W6v3

The port provides air flow for high output, while also making the enclosure stronger.

This HO110-W6v3 enclosure hosts a powerful 10" W6v3 subwoofer, and its 2-ohm impedance makes it a great match for a powerful mono amplifier. JL Audio designed the enclosure as a perfect mate for the sub so you can count on maximum performance.

Hand finished by JL Audio

JL Audio employs advanced woodcutting machinery to fabricate these enclosures, which are finished by hand at their facility in Florida. The compact design saves precious cargo space, while strong internal bracing and the recessed 1" thick mounting baffle maintain the enclosure's integrity and protect the sub.

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Product highlights:

  • ported enclosure with one 10" W6v3 subwoofer
  • 5/8" medium density fiberboard construction covered with gray carpet
  • 2-ohm total impedance
  • power handling: 200-600 watts RMS (1,200 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 22-200 Hz
  • sensitivity: 82.7 dB
  • 12-1/2"W x 14"H x 21-3/4"D
  • warranty: 2 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # 93310
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  • Ported high output enclosure with one 10" 10W6v3 subwoofer installed
  • Warranty information

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Crutchfield customer from Marlton, NJ on 7/7/2019

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Exactly what I was looking. Hits the lows with ease. Matched with a JL Audio RD500 amp. Sounds great in my Jeep Wrangler JL.

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Crutchfield customer from Bellefontaine, OH on 4/21/2019

2016 Ram 1500

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Great Sub !

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Very Satisfied

Crutchfield customer from Montgomery, TX on 4/11/2019

2016 Nissan Maxima

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Fits perfect under the rear deck of a 2016 Nissan Maxima. Powered by a Alpine PDR M65 this thing pounds and sound good to boot. People cannot believe it is just one 10".

Pros: Nice sound quality, well built.

Cons: Price but you get what you pay for.

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Guest from Gardner,ks on 4/1/2019

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Run with alpine pdxv9. Very clear and crisp at high volume.

Pros: Nice looking. Is ported but is very crisp. No port noise.

Cons: Price but worth it

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Bass You Can Feel

Crutchfield customer from Brighton, CO on 2/22/2019

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JL audio has really outdone themselves with this subwoofer and enclosure. The bass can be anything you want it to be. If you want hard and heavy, it will give it to you. If you want clean and crisp, it delivers. It does this all while taking up minimal space. This has been the first automobile subwoofer I have purchased since 2009. Back then I was running with a 12" Rockford Fosgate T1 seated in an Obcon dual ported enclosure, tied to a Hertz EP-1D amplifier. That thing hit hard, so expectations were high going into this 10". I was not disappointed. A little has changed since 2009, no surprise, but being able to get quality such as this from a ported enclosure blows my mind. My previous setup was loud. It gave me bass and plenty of it, but it was somewhat muddy. This JL sub sounds like it is in a sealed enclosure. At the same time it offers plenty of bass to flex the sunroof on a 2018 Accord. It's a win-win. If you have the money sitting in your pocket and have made it far enough to read this review, just do yourself a favor and add this subwoofer to your cart. The only thing you'll regret is waiting as long as you did. It truly is magical.

Pros: Deep Clean Heavy Precise Magic

Cons: Doesn't change my oil for me

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Crutchfield customer from New Prague, MN on 12/22/2018

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I have had this sub for more than a year. Running at 500rms in a Infiniti G35 coupe and it tickles my nose. The thing pounds. Best setup I have ever heard.

Pros: Uses a low amount of power very efficiently. 500rms is more than enough in a coupe. Very clean sounding, deep rich bass,

Cons: None

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Crutchfield customer from Meriden, CT on 12/2/2018

2018 Toyota Camry

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I've yet to find another sub and enclosure at this price point that performs and sounds as amazing as it does. Unbelievable lows, extremely accurate and tight bass! The enclosure stays planted in the trunk and has not moved an inch. Couldn't ask for much more.

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Crutchfield customer from Washington, DC on 11/23/2018

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For sure, a must have, I would recommend to everyone... thumbs up

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Crutchfield customer from Lineville, AL on 9/20/2018

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Awesome sound in a relatively small package for a vented enclosure!

Pros: Great sound!

Cons: A little larger than I was expecting. But worth the space it takes up!

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Buy this sub !!!!

Demond from Kansas City, MO on 8/3/2018

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Great great great great we'll worth the money. I had sticker shock and was really nervous that it would be a dud in my 06 expedition. But man was I wrong this thing absolutely rocks!! This thing has a little man complex and is out to prove he'll kick your butt, the passenger and the guy next to you at the red light. This is my first real set up so I wanted quality instead of just loud. It hit low high notes with ease. I'm pushing it with a gm-8601 pioneer mono amp and it gets down I am Soo happy with this buy. My wife says this was birthday and Christmas well worth it. I know I spent a lot (to me) but man this thing is good.

Pros: Sub hits hard and clean. It's precise and small-ish. Quality is second to none, two year warranty.

Cons: Price but who cares this thing is awesome!!!!

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Stephen from Missoula, MT on 5/18/2018

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Great subwoofer, very clean and packs a punch!

Pros: Compact, sounds amazing

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This is a sweet lil enclosure that hit deep clean bass

Brent from Austin, TX on 5/7/2018

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So far this enclosure is a beast. Paired with JL c2s all the way around, It sounds incredible. Even though it is a 10 it hits the lows and and hits them deep and clean. Got to hand it to JL on this one, an excellent product that fits in my vehicle without sacrificing my cargo space. Thanks to Crutchfield's Customer Service I was able to get the right sound I was looking for after a few returns of other not as awesome enclosures. Thank you again and I look forward to continued business with your company.

Pros: Good clean Bass does not take up as much space as others looks nice JL Quality 2 year warranty through JL

Cons: Price, but you get what you pay for :)

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Scott from Anderson, IN on 11/26/2017

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nice tight SQ bass with great output ...excellent JL quality ....in my 2009 Civic Coupe , i faced the driver to the rear of the trunk sounds best that way

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Phenomenal!

Christian from Springfield, MO on 10/16/2017

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If you're looking for a thumpin' sub in a compact size look no further. I have it hooked up to a JL 600/1v3 and I can't even describe how beautifully this thing produces music. It can be so delicate on your lighter songs then wreck your hearing on the hard hitting ones! I've owned a 15 w/3.5 cubic feet, two 10s, and a 12. This thing sounds close to the 15! Doesn't produce such lows as a 15 would but damn! I was astounded by this thing. JL never ceases to put a smile on my face. Would recommend to anyone!

Pros: Hits deep lows with a powerful punch. Well crafted box that looks great and sounds great. Accurate, tight bass. I can't imagine what the 12 sounds like bc this 10 is plenty! Thanks Crutchfield!

Cons: Pretty hefty for a 10. But weight shouldn't matter when it comes to such quality

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Very very Nice

Lance from Phoenix, AZ on 6/27/2017

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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I've always only had sealed subwoofer boxes. But since I heard about the reviews and the details around this particular sub box combo, I thought why not. I have it powered by the alpine pdx v9 amp. It sounds really really nice. The lows are punchy and deep. There definitely is a difference between rock and rap music now. I think it still sounds great with rock music but definitely a difference there vs a sealed box. I have this tuned at 80hz. I am a bit remorseful I didn't get the 12 inch version since this one sounds so awesome. I might return this box and get the 12 inch version still.

Pros: Low clean sounding bass, accurate bass response and impactful.

Cons: None so far

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Justin from Cleveland, OH on 4/26/2017

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Holy Cow. This thing rumps for 1 10". Easily sounds like two twelves. I have owned everything from Hifonics,Earthquake and Kicker. I'm most certainly impressed.

Pros: Compact

Cons: None

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Andrew from Tracy, CA on 4/10/2017

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The bass is very strong and powerful. I had it on less than 50% and it was hard hitting and I felt my hair stand on edge. In my small car, this sub is like an earthquake, which is what I want. I love it.

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Guest from Atlanta, GA on 10/25/2016

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I have the JL Audio HD 750/1 pushing this sub and the sound it produces is simply amazing.

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Awesome monster combo

Della from Saipan, MP on 8/29/2016

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I've had this 1 sub almost 6 months now. It sounds a bit louder than my 2 15inch Polk MM in sealed boxes. The sound quality is what amazes me the most with this 1 Powerhouse! I enjoy strong Bass but sound quality is a must. Having the right box for your sub makes all the difference in my opinion. This combo takes all the guessing out finding the right box. Get the right box the first time will save you down the road. I was never really satisfied till I got this sub. Be gentle during the break-in period and give it time before you crank it up, at least 2-4 weeks depending on how long you play it daily. This single sub will literally shake my sedan. I'm powering it with a JBL Mono amp 1000wats rms, but my gain is about 1/4 or less. I enjoy my ride everyday. I had to upgrade my mids and treb powered by another amp to try to keep with this sub.

Pros: Sound quality and huge punch with not much power required from amp.

Cons: Takes a while to break in properly.

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Blew away my expectations

bdub from Madison, WI on 6/12/2016

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX

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I have been installing car stereos for about 20 years as a hobbyist so I was a bit skeptical of this sub's performance. I was completely blown away when I fired it up with the XD600/1v2. The response and output was amazing from such a compact box.

Pros: Looks great, sounds great & hits hard

Cons: None

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JL Audio always surprises.

Ron from San Francisco, CA on 5/19/2016

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I've had JL subs for over 15 years. I have a JX500/1 with the bass knob and this thing is a monster!!! Deep nasty bass from a single 10" is incredible. Like most things in life, you get what you pay for. I recommend paying the extra for JL. If your in doubt about buying this sub, just but it you will be surprised!!!

Pros: Clean bass, the box just looks awesome.

Cons: None.

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Crutchfield customer from williston, ND on 3/28/2016

2009 Honda Civic EX

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Awesome product

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Best Subwoofer I've owned by far!

Connor from Dallas, TX on 3/8/2016

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Recently upgraded from a JL 10w3v3 to this sub and WOW what a difference it made. This sub absolutely sings at 30-40hz, and I'm hearing notes that definitely weren't there before. The 2ohm impedance is definitely a plus, pick up a JL JX500/1D with this and you won't be disappointed.

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Great Subwoofer

Camerone from olathe, KS on 1/19/2016

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Tight clean bass..couldn't ask for more from a small package

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kolonahe from Hawaii on 8/17/2015

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This sub is the bomb

Pros: All good

Cons: N/A

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Small footprint, great sub!

Andrew from Beech Grove, IN on 6/12/2015

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First off, I am still in the "breaking in" phase of this sub, so my amp is not pushing a full 600w. It's paired with xd600/1. The bass knocks! The bass is very clean sounding. I read a lot of the reviews for this box and sub so I knew alot of thump from a 10" sub. I was still blown away! The box is tucked away in the trunk and I still have plenty of space for belongings. It definitely carries a heavy price tag but quality always does. I couldn't be happier! Get the bass knob too. Can't wait to turn the amp up in a few weeks!

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Wicked little box

Crutchfield customer from Tennessee on 6/9/2015

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This is a very well-built box. Like others have said, the sound that comes out of this little guy is enormous.

Pros: It provides a nice bump without annoying your neighbors.

Cons: It is a little pricey, but it's worth it.

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Holy subwoofer, Batman!

DaveH from Indiana on 5/3/2015

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I like to install my own stuff rather than let some hack at a local store install my speakers with wire ties and bubble gum. :) I want to know where everything is, why it was done, That it's the best I could afford, and that it performs exactly as it should. A little OCD, maybe? I found myself in a situation where I just don't have time to remove the interior, hide amp racks, and design custom enclosures. Well, I could, but it would have been a very long install. I bought a new car and paid out the nose for the upgraded Pioneer premium system in hopes it would hold me over for a bit. Five minutes after driving off the lot I realized I had just wasted $1000. Oh my God was it bad! Lackluster lows and mids with shrill highs. Something had to change. I found a few free hours, treated the doors and installed JL C5-650's in the front. It was a drastic improvement, but the factory "sub" and power levels were just not there. Still trying to cut corners for time I bought an Infinity BassLink to fill out the bottom end. While the BassLink was an improvement over the OEM premium system it lacked low end authority & response for me. I ended up with an Alpine MRV-F300 for the components and MRV-M500 for the low end. Ordered the HO110-W6v3 based on my experience with JL Audio. What a difference! This blows away my previous 12" Type R (ported 34HZ) in low end excursion and authority. Amazing product! Just wish I would have skipped the OEM upgrade and went this route 1st. Great product!

Pros: Sound Quality - Amazing with great presence and authority. Keep your crossover low. Ease of Use - Ah, plug in the positive and negative wires. Well, you need to find a suitable mounting location and test different placements for sound quality. It doesn't get much easier than this! Build Quality - Not one visible seam and it is sturdy as hell. In an emergency you could probably use it as a jack stand for a 747. Very well made! The JL W6v3 is an amazing sub and JL makes some wonderful speakers

Cons: Value - I think it's a bit overpriced, but the build and sound quality is amazing. Would be a better value @ the $499 level. Coolness Factor - It's a great design, but it doesn't have the coolness factor of a custom fiberglass enclosure that blends perfectly with the interior which you've made with your own hands. Who really cares? Not really Cons. Most people don't spend a whole lot of time in their trunk (we hope they don't) and the look, build, and function of this sub enclosure is perfect!

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Great quality

Crutchfield customer from Casper wy on 3/22/2015

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I've always been a big fan or JL Audio and they have impressed me again with the new design.

Pros: Great look and sound

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Sounds Good!

Crutchfield customer from Chattanooga, TN on 2/2/2015

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Sub hits hard and sounds nice. Only place it drops off is with super lower bass notes (15-25HZ).

Pros: Volume and Sound Quality

Cons: None

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Dennis from Virginia on 12/31/2014

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Over the years i've had a bunch different brand subs, custom built and off the shelf. JL has been my go to brand for a while now and I can't see that changing. I bought this one for my son to go into a Subaru Crosstrek. Car has limited space and this sub has a small footprint and a lot of attitude.

Pros: Compact with a big ego !

Cons: May need 2 if Hip Hop is your main pleasure, but 2 of these will be painful and in most cases unnecessary.

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Crutchfield customer from Durham, NC on 12/8/2014

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This is a great subwoofer to add to any system you have. It is clean and clear through any range of music whether it be rap, rock, pop, oldies or anywhere in between. I've run it in both a ported and sealed box, i prefer the sealed because it is a much cleaner sound than a ported but the ported is much louder. I only have 400 watts rms running into it and its still sick. i'm going to get a better amp that will push it to the limits and back once i save up some more money. I'd highly recommend this sub for any person wanting to add a lot of clean bass to their setup.

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Sweet Sub

Raptor from Loveland, CO on 11/28/2014

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Very excellent sub, JL Audio never ceases to amaze. This sub hits like a pair of 10"s. I am powering it with a 1200w kicker amp. I paired it with Focal 165S components in the front doors and Infinity 5x7s in the rear. They are powered by a kicker 4x100w amp. This set up is in an '03 Ford Ranger. The space is a bit small for the power this sub puts out. The sound gets somewhat muddy at lower volumes but clears up at higher volumes. I love the sub, but it would sound better in a bigger vehicle.

Pros: Hits like a truck.

Cons: Muddy in confined spaces.

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Amazing Enclosure! JL 10W6v3

Ron from Brandon, MS on 11/20/2014

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This single 10" sub is very nice. The enclosure is built very well. I have this sub connected to the NVX JAD900.5 and man let me tell you, it hits hard! It's hard to believe that one 10 can sound like that. The sub hits high and low bass notes. I sounds nice on your punchy stuff and will shock you on the lows. I highly recommend!!

Pros: Great sound, good all around bass, but shocking lows. Sounds like more than one.

Cons: None to speak of!

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Worth it!

TRiAC from Minneapolis, MN on 9/2/2014

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So happy I spent the extra $100 and got this sub in the H.O. enclosure! Was a nice change of pace to just toss the sub in my trunk, hook it up to my MRV-M500 (500w RMS), and crank it up (usually spend a few days designing and building an enclosure while my new sub stares at me from the shelf in my garage). Not to mention - building my own enclosure would have cost $40+ just in materials anyways and I am confident it wouldn't have looked or sounded as nice. Speaking of... the sound is AMAZING! The bass hits hard, smooth, clean, and extends lower than I expected. I have played several types of music (rock, country, dubstep, pop, rap, and even watched some DVDs) and feel the HO110-W6V3 performed exceptionally in all instances. Also - I saw another review comment on the high/punchy bass lacking a bit. I'll agree the deeper bass is more prominent, but after some quick EQ adjustments, I can confidently say it is not lacking at all.

Pros: Loud, Clean, Powerful, Punchy, Low Bass. Compact, Stylish, and High-Quality Enclosure. Incredibly easy to install.

Cons: None I can think of...

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Amazing clean loud bass

Graham from Whittier, NC on 7/28/2014

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I have this sub paired with a 600 watt rms amp and gain at about a quarter. This thing will shake my front windshield wipers and still sounds great.

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low bass

john k from wixom mi on 6/28/2014

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the 10" sub sounds like a 15 in this box and in my trunk with a back seat folded down... it sounds really good hits lower bass then expected but not as much high bass then i expected but overall satisfied

Pros: good quality, low bass, small space required

Cons: not that much high bass, not too much punchy bass

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Great setup

LMLHD from APO Germany on 5/9/2014

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This setup is great. It was cake to install and sounds amazing! I am powering the sub with an MTX 500.1 which works just fine.

Pros: Easy install and amazing bass!

Cons: No instruction manual.

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This thing is the truth

Bohdisat45 from Phoenix, AZ on 2/17/2014

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Just got this box hooked up and THANK GOD I got the bass control knob with it as well. I hooked this up in my 2013 Honda Accord with a JL XD600/1 amp running it, and it hits hard and clean right out of the box. I am running C2650x co-ax's in the front with ambient C@ .075ct tweeters in the door, with another pair of C@650x's in the rear deck for fill. My lows and mids are running off of a JL XD400/4 amp. The entire set up in a sedan is amazing. I listen to everything except country and have already found that it will fit the bill for any type of music. Get the control knob, so that you can dial it in for rock and alternative, and then crank it up for Hip Hop, and Dub step. If your thinking you need more output..... give it a try before you fill your trunk with speakers. This thing easily beats any two 10" set up, one 12", and will compete with most two 12" set ups. Massive output and great sound quality. This is all with it not even being broke in yet.

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It packs a PUNCH

Guest from Bozeman, MT on 1/8/2014

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My local shop just got one of these in for me. It's Impressive what that 10 sounds like. Can't wait till I get it broken in.

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Features & specs

General
Woofer Size (inches) 10
Speakers Per Box 1
Woofer Material Mineral-fill IMPP
Enclosure Type Ported
Color Gray
Pieces in System 1
Width (inches) 12-3/8
Height (inches) 14-1/8
Depth (inches) 21-5/8
Second Depth (inches) N/A
Connector Type 5-way post
Frequency Response 22-200 Hz
Power Range (Watts RMS) 600
Maximum Wattage 1200
Sensitivity 83 dB
Impedance 2 ohms
Parts Warranty 2 Years
Labor Warranty 2 Years

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Features

H.O. Wedge Enclosure: The HO110-W6v3 enclosure is designed around JL Audio's 10W6v3 subwoofer, using V-groove MDF construction with internal bracing to ensure structural integrity. The patented, chamber-coupled port design wraps around the inner enclosure boundary and terminates just above the woofer, coupling the port output to the woofer's direct output. This also provides the necessary surface area and port length to maximize the performance of the driver. The woofer's dual 4Ω voice coils are internally wired in parallel to present a 2Ω load.

Terminal: The enclosure features a pair of 5-way binding posts; they will accept pin connectors, spade connectors, single banana plugs, dual banana plugs (standard 3/4" width), and bare wire up to 10 gauge.

Enclosure Dimensions:

  • Width: 12-3/8"
  • Height: 14-1/8"
  • Depth: 21-5/8"

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previous subwoofer was stolen and am heartbroken. [ RICHARD  Nov 16, 2018 ]
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Build quality, sound quality, overall performance. [ Chris  Nov 07, 2018 ]
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I heard JL Audio subs and the sound quality is there. [ Jason  Oct 14, 2018 ]
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It's the best [ Michael  Aug 26, 2018 ]
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Works for my jl 900/5 [ Bryan  Apr 06, 2018 ]
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JL Audio delivers an amazing subwoofer in a box custom made for it! This delivers, crisp, clean sound that packs a punch. [ Brandon  Nov 27, 2017 ]
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This subwoofer has excellent reviews and I know it will be quality because it bears the JL Audio name. I like that this purchase comes with the subwoofer installed in a nice ported box, which means I don't have to search for the correct size box to purchase separately. I have limited trunk space but I wanted a sub that can still thump my brains out, and this 10" combo from JL Audio will do just that. [ Oliver  Jul 25, 2017 ]
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Reviews and the technical data put on the crutchfield site [ jason  May 02, 2017 ]
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bass pounding [ Nicholas  Mar 21, 2017 ]
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I've used JL Audio in the past and was very pleased .. so I decided to try again. Once again I'm very pleased! I drive heavy haul big trucks... this fits perfect under my bunk in sleeper and rocks for hours not stop with no issue! Only complaint is that I should have gone with sealed box because I like more rock music and the ported box doesn't produce as tight a bass note in some of the songs. [ SEAN  Mar 11, 2017 ]
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Needed something that saves space, but packs a punch [ Anthony  Jan 06, 2017 ]
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the name. also because of all the positive reviews. [ gilbert  Dec 04, 2016 ]
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I wanted the best and JL can provide that! Especially with this talked up W6v3. I'm very excited to see how this performs. [ Gary  Dec 01, 2016 ]
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JL Audio has a solid reputation for not only sound quality, but also build quality. For just a bit more than the cost of the just the woofer, this item is pre-installed in a box that the manufacturer designed and tuned specifically for maximum performance. [ Daniel  Nov 08, 2016 ]
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Brand reputation and size. A little on the expensive side though. [ ABELARDO  Oct 12, 2016 ]
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Made in the usa! Its pretty compact for a ported box and from what I read / been told it's supposed to be super clean and super powerful but we'll see. I also think it looks pretty cool and hope its one of the "you get what you pay for" situations because its a bit pricey.. [ David  Sep 12, 2016 ]
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I am always shopping for the best price and quality. [ Lamont  Aug 01, 2016 ]
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It's a W6. Need I say more lol [ John  May 13, 2016 ]
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Big fan of JL. Great subwoofer and box combination. [ Grayson  Mar 10, 2016 ]
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I HAVE OWNED JL AUDIO SUBS FOR OVER 21 YEARS. I HAVE BEEN A HUGE FAN EVER SINCE. I ORIGINALLY HAD THE FIRST W6 SUBS BACK IN THE DAY. REPLACED THEM WITH W3'S OVER THE YEARS. NOW SPACE IS A FACTOR, SO I WANTED TO GO WITH THIS SETUP TO MATCH WITH MY HD 900/5 AMP. JL AUDIO HAS NEVER LET ME DOWN YET. [ CHRIS  Dec 26, 2015 ]
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Size [ Brian  Dec 14, 2015 ]
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14 questions already asked

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I own a 2015 Tacoma Access Cab, will this perform with the limited back space and given the port will be facing sideways?
[ Kevoo86  Jun 24, 2019 ]
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As long as you can fit the sub and give the port enough clearance (at least the diameter of the port) it shouldn't make a big difference which way it is facing.
[ Cosmo  Jul 02, 2019 ]  Staff
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Can you face it upwards?
[ Kevoo86  Jun 24, 2019 ]
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Yes, I think you can face this upwards if you'd like. The box is ported out the front so facing it upwards will still allow the port to work properly. I love my HO110-W6v3!
[ Oliver  Jun 24, 2019 ]
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You can face it any direction you like. Upright, the biggest concern would likely be tipping over, so just make sure it's fastened down. The terminal connections are on the side opposite the logo and even those are placed within a cutout.
[ Justin  Jun 24, 2019 ]
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Mounting orientation shouldn't matter. I mounted mine upside-down under the rear deck.
[ Robert  Jun 24, 2019 ]
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Will this fit under the back seat of a truck?
[ S  Sep 29, 2018 ]
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At 14" tall, it's not likely to fit under a seat, no. The complete enclosure dimensions are: 12-1/2"W x 14"H x 21-3/4"D If you like JL Audio subs, you should check out their "MicroSub" enclosed models for tight spaces: https://www.crutchfield.com/shopsearch/jl_audio_microsub.html
[ Ryan  Oct 04, 2018 ]  Staff
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Weight?
[ hometheaterguy1  Sep 10, 2018 ]
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The Net Weight is: 47.8 lb / 21.7 kg
[ Ryan  Sep 17, 2018 ]  Staff
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Will the ACM-1.300, (Audio Control 300 watts × 1@2ohm ) be enough to power this?
[ hometheaterguy1  Sep 06, 2018 ]
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It should. However, I just went from 300 watts to 500 watts of power to this speaker and it made a significant difference in sound quality and bass production. Hope this helps.
[ Armen  Sep 06, 2018 ]
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It will power it, but it won't have full bass. Waste of money on the sub if you're not going to use its full potential.
[ Anthony  Sep 06, 2018 ]
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Absolutely not. Thats like putting a ford engine in a ferrari. This JL sounds sweet and needs the power to push it, clean power to push it. You want at least a clean 600 TRUE WATTS to utilize this high output sub. I have 1000 watts on it and it handles it like a champ.
[ michael  Sep 06, 2018 ]
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Itll move it but really not enough power for that sub. You need a clean 500 or 600 watts RMS
[ Ricky  Sep 06, 2018 ]
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What is the best amp to run with the JL w6v3 10" for it to beat hard without blowing it??
[ Dalton  Jan 21, 2018 ]
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Thanks for your question. For information on selecting the best amp for your subs I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to help determine the differences between the amp models and help you make the best choice for your system.
[ Krissy  Jan 22, 2018 ]  Staff
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anybody running this sub with a XD 700/5 or XD 500/3 which is 300 watts at 2 ohm on the mono channel , is it running this sub ok?
[ Scott  Oct 25, 2017 ]
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I have it set up with similar power and that's perfect either one of those. Face speaker 6 or more inches away from side panel and it sounds awesome. Good luck.
[ Hector  Oct 26, 2017 ]
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Can this box be laid on its side? The 14" height would be close, bit the 12.5" would fit with no issues.
[ Daniel  Sep 18, 2017 ]
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This sub is amazing, beautiful to look at, pleasure to lesten to It can be placed in any angle, currently on its side and it rocks the heck out of my car. Facing rear or forward this thing sounds the same to me.
[ Elvis  Sep 18, 2017 ]
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Mine is on its side with no issues.
[ Frank  Sep 18, 2017 ]
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Yea you can lay it any way you want. Also test with the speaker facing towards the rear of the car and with the face firing towards the front of the car as well as sideways. The port and design is made to lay any way you need and still sound solid. Just don't block the face of the speaker that is where the air port is and it needs space for the air to push out freely and not bounce back off a wall back to the face of the speaker.
[ michael  Sep 18, 2017 ]
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Yes, I have it laid on its side for the same reason. The speaker terminals will be on the top side (and a little hard to access), but you can attach the speaker wires before you put it in the trunk.
[ Connor  Sep 18, 2017 ]
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I want a matching manufacturer amplifier does anyone have any suggestions that will provide the best out put for hours?
[ Abram  Jul 19, 2017 ]
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Thanks for your question. For information on selecting the best amp for your subs I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to help determine the differences between the amp models and help you make the best choice for your system.
[ Kenny  Jul 19, 2017 ]  Staff
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For those who put in a trunk, does this sound ok facing left or right against the back seat, or will it sound better with the woofer and port side facing the back of the trunk?
[ John  Jun 15, 2016 ]
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John; I have my facing the wheel weld which is double Fat_matted and it sounds great! My entire trunk is matted for isolation from road noise and proper dampening.This unit has outstanding sound quality and "awesome" deep bass! I would be concerned about positioning in the direction of a license tag since it will surely rattle. Toward the seat is also not a dampened sound enhancing surface.
[ Gary  Jun 21, 2016 ]
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I had mine facing the passenger side of the trunk. Sounded just fine and took up less floor space when pushed directly up against the rear seats.
[ Grayson  Jun 16, 2016 ]
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In all of my experience with this situation it would be better facing towards the rear, the sub will still sound just fine facing other directions however it will not achieve it's full db potential....hope this helps.
[ JASON M  Jun 16, 2016 ]
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I've had it facing both left and right and it does sound good in both directions, however, it really shines with the port facing the back of the trunk. It's extremely loud for just a single 10 inch subwoofer and will play just about any type of music very well. Be sure to get the crossover points just right. I filter out anything below 33 Hz and anything above 65 Hz . It truly is a beast. I've had mine for 3 years now and couldn't be happier.
[ MICHAEL C  Jun 15, 2016 ]
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It did not matter which direction I turned the sub because I I had my old subwoofer removed from my back deck and the ho110-w6v3 emits its tones through the sub hole and it sounds fantastic. When the sub was installed on the deck there was a slight delay in the sound due to sub having to go through back seat now there is no delay. You will love the effect if you do decide to buy. Good Luck Greg Langhorne
[ Gregory  Jun 15, 2016 ]
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I had it in my trunk and it didn't seem to make a big difference where I placed it - great sound no matter what. I'd suggest just moving it around and see for yourself.
[ Nicole  Jun 15, 2016 ]
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Weight?
[ Dave  Jun 11, 2016 ]
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Thanks for your question. The weight is listed as 56 lbs.
[ Kenny  Jun 11, 2016 ]  Staff
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While the frequency response shows 22-200 hertz, I believe that's the 3db down of the driver. Does anyone know the actual tuning frequency of the enclosure/port?
[ John  Nov 30, 2015 ]
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Unfortunately we don't have that information listed in our product research and JL doesn't provide it in the owner's manual either. You may want to contact JL Audio directly at 954-443-1100 for more information.
[ Larry  Dec 03, 2015 ]  Staff
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Good day!! I would like to know what would be the best amplifier that can handle hours of performance without over heating? Also I would like that amplifier to be as small as possible.
[ Prentis  Dec 03, 2014 ]
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My top pick is the Alpine MRV-M500. That is what I am using. It is a very compact amp (only about 8x8x2 inches), it is at least 500W RMS (the certificate on mine stated 536W RMS x 1 @ 2ohm & 14.4V), and it can handle hours on end without over heating. I played mine for a 3-hour trip cranked up fairly loud non-stop with no issues. Hope this helps!
[ Nicole  Dec 08, 2014 ]
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Alpine PDX-M6
[ Kenneth  Dec 07, 2014 ]
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NVX makes a great line of amps that would do the job, and not break the pocketbook. I am using the JAD900.5 and it slams, and is only warm to the touch.
[ Ronald  Dec 05, 2014 ]
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I haven't found the perfect amp for this sub yet but i just ordered a JBL MS-A5001 which has been discontinued but can still be found available. It has a small footprint and is rated for 500 wattts RMS @ 2 ohm but many people say they actually get around 750 watts RMS @ 2 ohm which should be ideal for this sub. hope that helps a bit.
[ NICHOLAS  Dec 04, 2014 ]
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I personally don't prefer kicker speakers or subs, but they make pretty solid amps i paired my w6 with a cx600.1 and i couldn't be happier its very small and i haven't had a problem with over heating yet. If you have the extra money jl makes a amp that i was also looking at but the only noticable difference i could find was that the jl went about 3hz lower but in my opinion that did not justify the extra 200 dollars.
[ Graham  Dec 04, 2014 ]
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Should the terminal cup be on the left side for 10" version? I received a box with the terminals on the right where JL logo should be..
[ Audio  Jul 07, 2014 ]
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On the HO110-W6V3 I received the terminal cup was on the left side with the JL logo on the right.
[ George  Jul 08, 2014 ]
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The terminal cup is on the right side for the 10" version.
[ Christopher  Jul 08, 2014 ]
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The terminals on my 10" version are on the right side too. In my case, they are where I need them. I know the picture shows something different!!!
[ Marcelo  Jul 08, 2014 ]
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Mine was also on the right
[ Graham  Jul 08, 2014 ]
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