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SSW-1, Dual 15-inch (380mm) Passive Subwoofer

Jbl Synthesis JBLSSW1BLK

Features

  • Dual 15" (380mm) cast-frame advanced Aluminum Matrix cone woofers, each with a 6-inch (150mm) voice coil capable of over 3" (80mm) of cone travel
  • Heavily braced black vinyl clad cabinet built from 1-inch thick MDF with dual front firing Slipstream ports, tuned to 18 Hz
  • Cloth-wrapped, edge to edge metal frame grille with magnetic attachment
  • Flexible horizontal or vertical placement

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The SSW-1 is the flagship JBL Synthesis subwoofer designed to complement any of the Synthesis Custom Loudspeakers (SCL-series). Featuring new dual 15-inch (380mm) high-excursion cast-frame woofers capable of handling 2500 WRMS each in a heavily-braced, ported enclosure, the SSW-1 delivers extreme performance for custom installations in large theaters.


SSW-1

Part of the Synthesis Subwoofer series, the SSW-1 is the flagship passive subwoofer acoustically designed to complement any of the Synthesis Custom Loudspeakers (SCL series) as part of a complete JBL Synthesis solution. The SSW-1 features dual 15-inch (380mm) cast-frame, advanced Aluminum Matrix cone woofers, each with a massive 6-inch (152mm) voice coil for total system power handling of 5000W RMS. Cabinet tuning is via dual front-firing tuned ports featuring JBL's patented Slipstream contouring for incredibly low-noise performance. The robust enclosure is constructed from 1-inch (25mm) MDF with extensive internal bracing and includes a steel-frame, magnetically-attached cloth grille. The configuration of the enclosure allows it to be positioned vertically or laid on its side horizontally for tremendous placement flexibility in applications including built-in, behind screen, or in-room. The SSW-1 delivers powerful, dynamic, and accurate bass response in large rooms.

Features

  • Dual 15" (380mm) cast-frame advanced Aluminum Matrix cone woofers, each with a 6-inch (150mm) voice coil capable of over 3" (80mm) of cone travel
  • Heavily braced black vinyl clad cabinet built from 1-inch thick MDF with dual front firing Slipstream ports, tuned to 18 Hz
  • Cloth-wrapped, edge to edge metal frame grille with magnetic attachment
  • Flexible horizontal or vertical placement
  • Total system power handling of 5000 WRMS
General Specifications
Type Dual 15-inch (380mm) in-room passive subwoofer
Recommended Amplifier Power 2500 WRMS per woofer (5,000 WRMS total)
Recommended Amplifier (1) JBL Cinema MA4-D (bridged)
Impedance 8 Ohm per woofer
Loudspeaker Sensitivity 90 dB/1W/1m
Frequency Response 15 Hz - 400 Hz (-6 dB)
Low Frequency Extension 13.5 Hz (-10 dB), 15 Hz (-6 dB), 16.7 Hz (-3 dB)
Enclosure Type Bass reflex with dual front slipstream ports, tuned to 18 Hz
Grille Dimensions 53.5" H x 24" W x 0.738" D (1358.9mm x 609.6mm x 18.75mm)
Product Dimensions 53.5" H x 24" W x 22" D (1358.9mm x 609.6mm x 558.8mm)
Input Type Dual sets of gold-plated binding posts
Product Weight 350.5 lb. (159 kg.)
Shipping Weight 541.5 lb. (245.5 kg.) in crate
Shipping Units of Measure Each, in crate
Warranty 5 Years

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