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MTX 5512-44

55 Series 12" subwoofer with dual 4-ohm voice coils

Item # 236551244

MTX's 55 Series subs give you huge boom for the buck, and the 5512-44 12” subwoofer epitomizes that mindset.

MTX's 55 Series subs give you huge boom for the buck, and the 5512-44 12” subwoofer epitomizes that mindset.

Item # 236551244

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C$199.99 each

About the MTX 5512-44

High thump-to-dollar ratio

MTX's 55 Series subs give you huge boom for the buck, and the 5512-44 12” subwoofer epitomizes that mindset. MTX worked hard to build a high-performance sub that adds tons of bass to your system without emptying out your bank account. And MTX protects this sub with a 2-year warranty.

High thump-to-dollar ratio

MTX's 55 Series subs give you huge boom for the buck, and the 5512-44 12” subwoofer epitomizes that mindset. MTX worked hard to build a high-performance sub that adds tons of bass to your system without emptying out your bank account. And MTX protects this sub with a 2-year warranty.

Solid engineering makes great subs

MTX squeezes an oversized cone into the standard 12" frame, so the sub moves more air and gives you more bass. The woofer's movement cools the sub as it plays, so it doesn't overheat when you're rocking out. The special suspension exerts extra control when you're pushing the sub hard, so it'll handle up to 400 watts RMS. Its dual 4-ohm voice coils make it easy to connect to a mono amplifier.

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Product highlights:

  • 12" subwoofer with dual 4-ohm voice coils
  • polypropylene cone with rubber surround
  • power handling: 200-400 watts RMS (200 watts per coil)
  • peak power handling: 800 watts
  • frequency response: 26-130 Hz
  • sensitivity: 84.8 dB
  • top-mount depth: 6-1/4"
  • sealed box volume: 1.0 cu. ft.
  • ported box volume: 2.32 cu. ft.
  • warranty: 2 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # 5512-44

What's in the box:

  • One 12" Dual 4-ohm voice coil subwoofer
  • Specifications

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Features

Dual 4-ohm Voice Coils: This woofer features dual 4-ohm voice coils, offering wiring flexibility. When the voice coils are wired in parallel the woofer presents a 2-ohm load. When the voice coils are wired in series the woofer presents an 8-ohm load.

Terminals: The woofer features two pair of heavy-duty spring post terminals which can accept single or dual (standard 3/4" width) banana plugs, pin connectors, or bare wire up to 10-gauge.

Inverted Apex Surround: The new Inverted Apex surround allows increased cone surface area, creating more air movement and higher SPL.

Progressive Suspension: The progressive suspension controls excursion at high power, thus reducing distortion and improving sound quality.

Spider Plateau Venting: Heat from the voice coil is vented through vents that surround the back of the spider. As the woofer travels back and forth, cool air is pulled in and heated air is pushed out.

Enclosure Compatibility

Sealed Box: For the best possible sound quality where space is a premium MTX recommends a sealed enclosure with an internal volume of 1.0 ft³. Sealed enclosures provide the most control over a woofer, will handle a lot of power, and provide accurate sonic reproduction, making them suitable to all types of music.

Vented Box: The recommended vented box has a net internal volume of 2.32 ft³ with a slot port 13-3/4" x 2-1/2" x 26-1/4". Vented (or ported) enclosures typically provide better overall efficiency than sealed so they are suitable for use with smaller amplifiers, giving you more bass output from less power.

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4 questions already asked

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Will the mtx 5512-44 be a good replacement for the 2003 generation mtx 6000 12inch dual 4 ohm sub? how much of a difference is the new sub?
[ scott  Apr 27, 2019 ]
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The new sub looks like it is a dual 4 oh voice coil instead of single 4 ohms coil and also has a bit more power handling. You would likely need a different amp to drive it. If you have questions about upgrading your sub or matching it to an amp you can connect with one of our friendly product advisors here: https://bit.ly/2QNxGQB
[ Cosmo  May 06, 2019 ]  Staff
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Will a crunch monoblock amp work with these?
[ Brittany  Feb 18, 2017 ]
1 answer
A
Thanks for your question. For information on selecting the best amp/sub combo I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to help determine what's compatible and help you make the best choice for your system.
[ Kenny  Feb 18, 2017 ]  Staff
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Will a Rockford fosgate 1200w 2 channel amp work for this?
[ Jeremyy  May 17, 2015 ]
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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  May 18, 2015 ]  Staff
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Does anyone know if a mtx jh300 will push this sub or will it be to underpowered?
[ Chadg  May 23, 2014 ]
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The JH300 will power this subwoofer. If you wire the voice coils in parallel you present a 2-ohm load to the amplifier. This will get you 300 watts for the subwoofer. It's not the max that the sub can handle, but certainly within the usable range.
[ Jeff  May 26, 2014 ]  Staff

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