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JL Audio show the E112 - a new lower cost 12" subwoofer - at CES

by ct_acoustic_frontier July 06, 2022

JL Audio, the manufacturer of the superb Fathom F110, F112, F113, F212 and Gotham subwoofers showed their new E112 subwoofer at CES. I have seen this sub before, at CI Expo, a custom integrator event that was held in Berkeley this year. But this is the first time I had my camera with me to take some photos!

JL Audio E112 subwoofer

The E112 is a sealed box subwoofer with a 12" driver and a 1400W amplifier. The new sub has a frequency response of 20Hz-110Hz (+/-3dB). One of the cool things about the E112 is that it comes in choice of wood veneer or black ash vinyl instead of the 'you can have any color you want as long as it is black' finish on all other JL subs.

JL Audio E112 subwoofer

Cost savings have been achieved through use of a new subwoofer driver, switching power supply, no ARO automatic EQ and a fixed 24dB / octave crossover. All of the controls are now on the back instead of on a separate panel on the front. One potential benefit over the current subs is that the E112 incorporates a high pass output which could make integration into two channel systems easier.

JL Audio E112 subwoofer

We're looking forward to getting our hands on this new sub and comparing it to the current Fathoms. If you are thinking about a new sub you should know that Acoustic Frontiers offers free delivery, installation and calibration of all JL Audio and Velodyne Digital Drive Plus subwoofers within the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Buying a world class sub is one thing, getting it perfectly integrated with your audio, home theater or studio system is quite another. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you'd like to learn more!




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