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  GR Custom Install for Open Baffle
12" Direct Servo OB subwoofer featuring your choice of three GR Research drivers
GR kits

Introducing our new GR Research custom install products

We are proud to introduce new CI subwoofers based around GR Research 12" paper cone drivers. Three different versions of the GR Research driver cater to different applications. In these subwoofers we now offer the only servo subwoofers on the market for infinite baffle and dipole applications.

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.

Which product is right for you?

The paper cone drivers used in these subwoofers have a very smooth, flat and extended frequency response. As a result they are suitable for a higher crossover point, up to the 120 Hz. Please note that when crossing higher than 90 Hz, we recommend stereo 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 feature 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Nearly all subwoofers on the market are based on outdated technology.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 options

This subwoofer features your choice of two amplifier options: A370 family amplifier and HX300 amplifier. A370PEQ features parametric EQ and will suit most users. For those wanting balanced inputs, our A370XLR2/A370XLR3 amplifiers will suit. The second option is the HX300 compact profile amplifier. It uses Hypex Ucd module as the amplifier stage. However it does not have parametric EQ. More information can be found in the following:

More information on A370 amplifiers >

More information on HX300 amplifiers >

Ordering details

There are two different Open Baffle driver with impedance matching to either dual or more driver configuration. SW12-08FR has a nominal impedance of 8ohms and it is best for dual driver configuration. The matching amp is HX300-12OB and A370PEQ.

  GR SW12-08FR (two 8ohm drivers and one A370 amp, Open baffle) Price  
  GR SW-12-08ohm and A370PEQ Servo amplifier $757 buy it now

  GR SW12-08FR (two 8ohm drivers and one HX300 amp, Open baffle) Price  
  GR SW-12-08ohm and HX300-12OB Servo amplifier $647 buy it now

The above products and custom enclosures can also be purchased from GR Research.