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Single 8" 300 Watt IX Series Loaded Sealed Subwoofer Enclosure

  • Skar Audio introduces the IX-1X8D2 loaded 8" sealed subwoofer enclosure as a compact and simple solution for introducing high quality, aftermarket bass - to your sound stage. This is the perfect solution for someone looking to add premium low end frequency response to a setup where either space or budget is limited. This loaded enclosure features one of our extremely popular IX-8 D2, 300 watt max power, 8-inch subwoofers. The subwoofer comes pre-loaded and wired up inside of this custom single 8" sealed enclosure, which features a unique forward/rear firing design and heavy duty 5/8" MDF construction, allowing for extreme levels of bass output.

    This custom enclosure is covered in premium grade charcoal carpeting, providing a sleek appearance that allows the enclosure to look as good as it sounds. The subwoofer comes pre-wired and loaded inside of the enclosure allowing for an easy and hassle free installation. The dual 2 ohm subwoofer is wired up inside of the enclosure so that the final impedance load is configured for 4-ohms at the terminals.

    Quick Facts
    RMS Power Handling 150 Watts
    Peak Power Handling 300 Watts
    Enclosure Configuration Single - 8"
    Final Impedance Load 4 Ω

    This enclosure was engineered by Skar Audio specifically for the subwoofer that is loaded in it, ensuring perfect sound and compatibility. Every subwoofer is different, and when buying a loaded enclosure it is so critical to ensure that the subwoofer and enclosure are an ideal match, or you will lose sound quality and output. With this loaded subwoofer enclosure model, all of those concerns are eliminated, making it easier than ever to add powerful aftermarket bass to your vehicle.

  • General Specifications
    Enclosure Type Single - 8" Sealed
    Fit Type x1 IX-8 D2 Subwoofer (Pre-Loaded)
    Enclosure Style Forward/Rear-Firing Design (Maximum Bass)
    Enclosure Finish Premium Charcoal Carpet
    Wood Thickness & Material 5/8 MDF
    Internal Air Space of Enclosure 0.585 ft3
    Push Terminal Location Rear Side of Enclosure
    Final Impedance Load 4 Ω
    RMS Power 150 Watts
    Peak Power 300 Watts
    Frequency Response 30 - 350 Hz
    Sensitivity (SPL) 83.2 dB
  • Enclosure External Dimensions
    Width 10.75"
    Depth 12.50"
    Height 10.75"

Customer Reviews

Based on 23 reviews
Great Little Sub

Purchased this sub with the bass package. And ended up buying a second sub and ran them down to 2ohms. These are perfect for a hatchback or SUV. And they bang. And depending on what song is playing I can feel my hair move. So yes great sub.

8in subs in sealed box

they sound incredible i have two setup in a parallel, two ohm setup powered by a 500 watt RMS amp. it is more than enough and sound perfect in my VW Golf

Impressive quality

I bought this subwoofer on a whim. Saw that Skar Audio had this subwoofer wired at 1 ohm to the RP500.1D and pounded it at 40 hz. So I bought it. Can't beat the price with the enclosure. Pulled the sub out to take a look at the internals, and the box was braced extremely well inside. The only thing I didnt like is if you buy this sub in the enclosure, it doesn't have the push button terminals. It has terminals like regular speakers do, the tabs, and they had it wired at 4 ohms. I had to modify these and put the woofer in series so if this is your plan then you will need a solder gun. I have it at 1 ohm now on the RP350.1D at 350 watts and it takes it all day!!! Fits right in between my seats in my Ford Ranger. Sounds so good can't wait until they are truly broke in!!! I recommend it if your looking for quality sound at a low price and space is an issue.

Good upgrade over factory. Excellent value.

I've been involved in mobile audio for decades. I usually run high end subs rather than entry level. However, I didn't want extreme spl in my daily. So I decided to go with this package because of it's value, compact size, and fact the box was pre tuned to the subwoofer.

First impression after unboxing was that it was very clean. Great simple design. The sub seems well made. The box on the other hand was sub par. I had reservations about using a 5/8" wood in the first place, but assumed a small sub with low wattage... 5/8" would be plenty. That seems mostly true to this point. However, the terminal post was not even glued in (let alone screwed in), and the carpet was obviously not tucked, but rather just cut to exact length and glued. Joints on the other hand seem solid, and there is even small wood reinforcement beyond the box itself.

The sub was connected to an old school 5ch hifonics (API) amp. Rated at 200w x 1 at 2ohm. I thought this would be a good match for the little sub. The sub wanted a little more oomf though than the rated wattage to really come alive. So I wired the sub down to 1 ohm, and she really started to sing. Low end between 40 to 80hz is very impressive for what it is. Anything lower than 40hz becomes a little sloppy, but that's to be expected with an entry level sub. Strong stabs of bass at certain frequencys can also get a little wobbly.

Overall though, this sub sounds very nice as an addition or supplement to the existing factory sub. I also like the fact that with a little extra reinforcement and polyfill , the MA-8 would work nicely in the same box. So upgrading later would be fairly seem less. The value at $69 is beyond worth it. I give it 4 of 5 stars, only for the fact that the terminal post wasn't secured properly.

Great customer service

I purchased this and was damaged on delivery I contacted them and they replaced it promptly I'm more then satisfied so far with skar audio!

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