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  DS1200 CI - Direct Servo subwoofer
12" sealed sub for custom installations
A370

Introducing our new custom range of subwoofers

There are many benefits to a custom subwoofer product. For those concerned with spouse acceptance factor, often a subwoofer is best felt and heard but not seen. For others, a subwoofer should match the interior of your home. Either way, our CI series products are the ideal choice. Have it built by a local trusted furniture maker, or if you are handy, you may choose to built it yourself.

Our DS1200 subwoofers feature the same components as our F12 subwoofers. This subwoofer features our high end DS1200 sub driver which is available in silver or black anodized aluminum. Also featured is a subwoofer plate amplifier of your choice from our range.

Which subwoofer is right for you?

This subwoofer is best used with a crossover below 90 Hz. If you require a higher crossover point, we recommend you consider our GR ci subwoofers.

To determine which product is best for you, please view our product selection guide.

Your choice of enclosure

Direct Servo technology can be applied to any enclosure type - it is not limited to sealed boxes. If you would like to use an enclosure other than sealed or vented, we can design a custom servo board to ensure you receive all the benefits the technology allows. Contact us if you would like to create something different.

Subwoofers for audiophiles

For audiophiles looking for uncompromising accuracy, our subwoofers are the ultimate choice. They features our Direct Servo technology to ensure accuracy and definition. We don't merely design low distortion subwoofers. We are concerned with eliminating the problems which most degrade the accuracy of a subwoofer. Problems like memory effects which are clearly audible are dramatically reduced. Perhaps you already own a subwoofer but have been disappointed to discover that it added more than extra depth. Or perhaps you have avoided purchasing a subwoofer because you were unwilling to compromise the accuracy of your system. Rest assured that you have found a subwoofer for audiophiles.

Better technology

Nearly all subwoofers on the market are based on outdated technology. Our subwoofers are based on our patented Direct Servo technology. Not only does our technology surpass that of conventional subwoofers, it also offers significant improvement to the performance of other servo systems. In our technology section, we describe the differences between Direct Servo and other servo technologies. Our system is better suited to music reproduction than other servo systems.

Amplifier and driver options

DS1200ci features your choice of three amplifier options. A370PEQ and A30PEQ3 feature parametric EQ and our A370XLR2 and A370XLR3 have additional balanced inputs (sans speaker level inputs).More information on our amplifiers >

The DS1200 driver is available in a silver or black anodized aluminum version. More information on drivers >

Ordering details

For a vented box, we recommend DS1510ci.

Single driver CI with A370 amplifier

DS1200 comes with foam gasket installed already. This gasket is concealed under the driver outside mounting rim and enables an air tight seal to be achieved. An additional rubber gasket is available which fits around the rim. We do not provide this additional rubber gasket unless requested, because we don't recommend that you use it unless it is used for cosmetic reasons. We also have 3 amplifier options:A370PEQ3, A370XLR2, and A370XLR3. A370XLR2 has one XLR input and one XLR output. The XLR output can be either used as master slave signal transmission, or for HPF output of the XLR inputs. A370XLR3 has two XLR inputs. Both XLR models have one band defeatable PEQ, 12V trigger input, and separate limiter ON/OFF switch. We are currently out of A370PEQ3 amps. A370PEQ, A370XLR2, and A370XLR3 are available.

  Description: Default amp is A370PEQ3 (with both LFE and line in, no HPF) Price  
  DS1200 black cone sealed 2 cu ft with A370PEQ3 servo amp $599 buy it now
  DS1200 black cone sealed 2 cu ft with A370PEQ servo amp $599 buy it now
  DS1200 black cone sealed 2 cu ft with A370XLR2 servo amp $629 buy it now
  DS1200 black cone sealed 2 cu ft with A370XLR3 servo amp $629 buy it now

  Description: All other amplifier options Price  
  Change to silver cone driver for one subwoofer $35 buy it now

Dual driver CI with HX800 amplifier

With HX800XLR3 amplifier, one can drive two drivers with one single amp. It has two Hypex 400WRMS power amplifier modules in one heat sink so that each module independently drives one driver with servo control. As result, customers have the flexibility of either put two drivers in one enclosure or put two drivers in separate enclosures and place them up to 20 ft distance. The quickguide of the HX800XLR3 amplifier for sealed subs can be found here.

  Description: two drivers with HX800XLR3 Price  
  Dual driver kit with two DS1200 drivers and one HX800XLR3 amplifier $899 buy it now

HX300/HX580 Hypex Ucd based amplifiers

We now offer HX300/HX580 Hypex-module-based amplifiers for DS1200 drivers. Their power rating is 300WRMS and 600WRMS, respectively. HX300-12S is designed to drive one DS1200 driver while HX580-12S (with two Ucd modules) can drive two DS1200 drivers. Please note these HX300/HX580 has only one RCA input and one mini-XLR input. Please consider that when making purchase. Customers can also increase enclosure size up to 2.4 cu ft to fully utilize the excursion capability of DS1200 as the power per driver with these amps is slightly smaller than that of A370 series amplifiers.

Single driver CI with HX300 amplifier up to 2.4cu ft

  Description: Compact HX300-12S amp (with one RCA and one mini-XLR input) Price  
  DS1200 black cone sealed up to 2.4 cu ft with HX300-12S servo amp $459 buy it now

Dual driver CI with HX580 amplifier up to 4.8cu ft for two drivers

  Description: Two drivers with HX580-12S (with one RCA and one mini-XRL input) Price  
  Dual driver kit with two DS1200 drivers and one HX580-12S amplifier up to 4.8 cu ft $779 buy it now

 

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