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Alpine-swr-t12.32796188
8.9 out of 10

Alpine SWR-T12

The Type-R Thin subwoofer series combines the intense low-bass p Read more

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Overall 10
10

Awesome sub for a great price

tkmacks, Amazon
23 December 2014
  • Summary: Unbelievable sub. I have had crazy systems in the past. This sub paired with the alpine 6x8 two ways in four doors and alpine tweeters in the front. All run off the alpine 5 channel v9. I had a custom down firing box built for it that fits UNDER half of my back seat. Wasn't really expecting a lot. Very pleasantly surprised. Super clean and very loud. Most people cant believe there is only 1 sub. Let alone a shallow. Then again it's all alpine.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Lane, Amazon
15 July 2014
Overall 8
8.0

sounds deep for a shallow sub.

achess04, Ebay
2 May 2013
  • Summary: Sounds great. Installed it in a pioneer down firing box. I may need to elevate the box because its close its close to even with the lip of the box.
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Overall 10
10

BIG THUMP for less space

DRERODZ, Amazon
21 February 2013
  • Summary: I have a 2012 Chevy Malibu and had an Alpine SWR-12D4 in a full size sealed box that took up half my trunk space. We've had a new addition to our family and soon realized the box and the baby stuff was not all going to fit. I needed something smaller but still wanted some thump. After reading alot of posts/reviews about shallow mount subs, most spoke negatively and said that they didnt pack the same punch as a full size sub.
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Overall 10
10

Speakers for our truck

Nickole, Amazon
12 January 2013
  • Summary: We bought kickers last year and they didn't even last a hole year So we decided to go with Alpine they sound great look great we love them
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Overall 4
4.0

Garbage, for $300 you can get a real sub

Null, Amazon
15 December 2011
  • Summary: Well I can't say its the company fault but I got a swr-t12 with a cracked magnet / heat sink. So I took pictures never plugged it in and I got to wait a ~2 weeks for it to clear up and got another one. It sounded mediocre (in sealed box of ~0.8cu ft) Powered by a moderate Alpine PDX-M6. Well I set the subsonic to 30hz (very safe). Low pass at 80hz. had head unit volume half way. Gain set 3/4. I pluged in a 33hz test tone and sounded cool.
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Overall 2
2.0

Waste of money!!

G. Fucci, Amazon
15 December 2011
  • Summary: I would not even compare this to a standard type r. I bought this for truck. It lasted maybe two months. After it blew on the song Late Night Tip, the speaker was dented. Looked like someone had punched it in. For what this cost on amazon at the discounted price, I should have bought two Sundown Audio SD subwoofers. Probably would even have $ left over. I guess if you listen to soft music this sub is good. But terrible for hip hop rap dance and so on.
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Overall 10
10

Wow just wow

Toolpig, Amazon
15 December 2011
  • Summary: Very impressive shallow mount subwoofer. I am NOT a fan of alpine subs normally. This driver is however a cut above the other subs Alpine offers. It is very clean and accurate. It also has very good output. I had a 12 " Rockford p3s in my last truck in a factory spec ported box running off of Rockford power 800.2 bridged. It was great for a shallow sub. Just for fun I tried one of these in the same box and was blown away.
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Overall 10
10

Great sub

TSM35, Amazon
14 November 2011
  • Summary: For a thin single 12 inch sub I'm extremely happy with the performance. I installed it behind the seat of a crew cab F350 in a custom made box. I matched it with an Alpine PDX-5 amp on the sub channel, it has plenty of power!
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Overall 10
10
Ease of use 10
10
Sound quality 10
10
Build quality 10
10
Coolness factor 10
10

Great bass in small space!

Gary Z, Crutchfield
18 July 2011
  • Summary: I installed one of these in a .65 cubic ft. space saver box under the seat in my 2011 Silverado. Sound is great solid drum and bass notes. I have it hooked up to a Kenwood excelon 900-5 amp pushing about 400 RMS to the sub. Couldn't be more pleased. Worth the money only 12" sub that will handle .45-.75 cubic ft. of air space.
  • Pros: 12" sub small enclosure
  • Cons: None
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