jl-audio f-113 Subwoofers


Enclosure Type: Sealed
Driver: Single 13-inch (nominal diameter)
Effective Piston Area: 107.35 sq. in. / 0.0693 sq. m.
Effective Displacement: 386 cu. in. / 6.3 liters
Amplifier Power: 2500 watts RMS short-term
(H) Height x (W) Width x (D) Depth 19.75 in x 16.50 in. x 19.25 in.
502 mm x 419 mm x 489 mm
Net Weight: 130 lbs. / 59.0 kg
Cabinet Finish: High-Gloss Black or Satin Black
Unbalanced Inputs: Stereo or Mono (RCA jacks)
Balanced Inputs: Stereo or Mono (female XLR jacks)
Output To Slave: Balanced (male XLR jack)
Input Modes: Master or Slave
Level Modes: Reference (fixed gain) or Variable from full mute to +15dB over reference gain
Power Modes: Off, On or Automatic Signal-Sensing
Light Modes: Off, On or Dim
Low Pass Filter Mode: Off, 12 dB per octave or 24 dB per octave
Low Pass Filter Cutoff Frequency: Variable from 30 Hz – 130 Hz
Polarity: 0 or 180 degrees
Phase: Variable from 0 – 280 degrees
ELF Trim: Variable from –12 dB to +3 dB at 20 Hz

User Reviews (3)

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Eduardo   Audio Enthusiast [Nov 28, 2010]

Recomendo este subwoofer(monstro), 59kilos de graves pesados.Brazil.

Liveforthemusic   Audio Enthusiast [Jan 17, 2009]

Strength and Musicality of Bass
Build Quality
Easily integrates with the rest of your system
Automatic equalization works to eliminate major source of room distortion
Powerful Tight Bass
4 inch woofer excursion
2500 watts (for when the music dictates it)
Piano Black finish
Not that big given specs


Heavy (130 pounds)

This is a wonderful subwoofer. For both music and movies it truly brings out the bass with no distortion. There truly is musicality present even within bass and few subwoofers let you truly hear it. This is one of them. This sub blends very easily with the rest of my system and there is no distortion.

Reviewers have indicated that by directing the bass to this sub (usually by setting the receiver to small for your speakers) this sub in a lot of ways frees the upper bass, mids and highs from your speaker to shine. I was skeptical but I have found this to be true. It also enhances your soundstage. Try listening to Nana Mouskouri and her vocals are lifted above the rest of the instruments. I have also listened to Aja by Steely Dan and Train Song from Holly Cole where the bass is amazing also emphasizing how much dynamic range a decent system will exhibit with the addition of this sub.

In terms of video, try watching The Dark Knight in Blue Ray with this sub in your system and you will be blown away. Truly reference quality.

This is by far the best addition that I have made to my system. If you are thinking of building a system for the long term this is the sub I would get.

Customer Service

Product is packaged wonderfully including shock stabilizers on outside of box to prevent damage, and gloves to prevent getting fingerprints on surface

Similar Products Used: Velodyne FSX-12
rrinaldi1111   AudioPhile [Jun 20, 2007]

Power - 2,500 rms watts per sub.
Excursion - up to four inches
Room Optimazation - actually helps the sound improve
Weight - 130 pounds
Appearance - Beautiful glossy piano black
Price - My dealer gave me a real low price
Size - really small for what you get


Price - even with a large discount this sub isn't cheap
Weight - it is really hard to move this sub around the room

This is a very powerful musical subwoofer. It can handle all of the special effects in movies. If you are looking for a long term investment in a sub, this is it.
After purchasing one of these f-113s and hearing it for awhile, I went back and bought a second one. They work as Master-Slave. The room optimazation program does remove the worse boom in the room from the sub.

If you want one let me know at rrinaldi1111@hotmail.com. My authorized dealer really has competitive pricing for the JL Audio products.

Customer Service

Not needed.

They do have answers to your questions over the phone.

Similar Products Used: Velodyne CT-120 subwoofer
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