Overview: Car Audio Amplifiers

JL Audio HD Amplifiers HD
Our flagship amplifiers feature Single-Cycle switching technology and R.I.P.S. power supplies to deliver top-flight audio performance.

Representing our most advanced amplifier designs ever, HD amplifiers are purpose-engineered to achieve world-class sound quality, with amazing power and efficiency. Encased in a compact, stackable chassis design, HD amplifiers utilize our proprietary Single-Cycle control switching design and our R.I.P.S. (Regulated, Intelligent Power Supply) technology to achieve high power output over a wide range of load impedances, with unmatched sound quality and detail. Our signature Advanced Thermal Rollback protection system eliminates annoying thermal shutdown events to keep the music playing, even under the most demanding conditions. With HD amplifiers, system setup is a snap thanks to a full complement of studio-grade processing features. For added system control, amplifier levels can be adjusted remotely from the driver's seat using the HD-RLC remote level control (optional). Learn more about HD amplifiers.


Model

HD750/1
(Monoblock Class D
Wide-Range Amplifier)

HD1200/1
(Monoblock Class D
Wide-Range Amplifier)

HD600/4
(4-Channel Class D
Full-Range Amplifier)

HD900/5
(5-Channel Class D
System Amplifier)

Continuous RMS
Power @ 14.4 V

750 W x 1 @ 1.5-4 Ω

1200 W x 1 @ 1.5-4 Ω

150 W x 4 @ 1.5-4 Ω
300 W x 2 Bridged @ 3-8 Ω

100 W x 4 Main @ 4 Ω
75 W x 4 Main @ 1.5-3 Ω
200 W x 2 Main Bridged @ 8 Ω
150 W x 2 Main Bridged @ 4 Ω
500 W x 1 Sub @ 1.5-4 Ω

Continuous RMS
Power @ 12.5 V 

750 W x 1 @ 1.5-4 Ω

1200 W x 1 @ 1.5-4 Ω

150 W x 4 @ 1.5-4 Ω
300 W x 2 Bridged @ 3-8 Ω

100 W x 4 Main @ 4 Ω
75 W x 4 Main @ 1.5-3 Ω
200 W x 2 Main Bridged @ 8 Ω
150 W x 2 Main Bridged @ 4 Ω
500 W x 1 Sub @ 1.5-4 Ω

Frequency Response
(+0,-1dB)

6 Hz - 8 kHz

6 Hz - 8 kHz

6 Hz - 30 kHz

Main 12 Hz - 28 kHz,
Sub 12 Hz - 10 kHz

S/N Ratio
(re rated power)

>110 dBA (20 kHz bandwidth)

>110 dBA (20 kHz bandwidth)

>110 dBA (20 kHz bandwidth)

>108.5 dBA (20 kHz bandwidth)

Damping Factor

>500 / 50 Hz @ 4 Ω,
>250 / 50 Hz @ 2 Ω

>500 / 50 Hz @ 4 Ω,
>250 / 50 Hz @ 2 Ω

>300 / 50 Hz @ 4 Ω,
>150 / 50 Hz @ 2 Ω

>400 / 50 Hz Main @ 4 Ω,
>800 / 50 Hz Sub @ 4 Ω

THD+N @ Rated Power

<0.03% @ 4 Ω

<0.03% @ 4 Ω

<0.03% @ 4 Ω

<0.03% Main @ 4 Ω,
<0.05% Sub @ 4 Ω

Crossover Filter Modes, Slope, Frequency Range

Low-Pass/High-Pass, 12/24 dB, 50 - 500 Hz, defeatable

Low-Pass/High-Pass, 12/24 dB, 50 - 500 Hz, defeatable

Low-Pass/High-Pass, 12/24 dB, 50 - 500 Hz, defeatable

Ch 1/2/3/4, High-Pass; Sub-Ch. Low-Pass; 12/24 dB,
50 - 500 Hz, defeatable

Infrasonic Filter,
Sub Polarity

30 Hz/defeatable,
0/180 degree

30 Hz/defeatable,
0/180 degree

N/A

N/A

Input Voltage Range

200 mV - 2 V RMS (RCA Low), 800 mV - 8 V RMS (RCA High)

200 mV - 2 V RMS (RCA Low), 800 mV - 8 V RMS (RCA High)

200 mV - 2 V RMS (RCA Low), 800 mV - 8 V RMS (RCA High)

200 mV - 2 V RMS (RCA Low), 800 mV - 8 V RMS (RCA High)

Input Mode Switch

N/A

N/A

2 / 4 channel

2 / 4 / 6 channel

Pass-Through
Preamp Output

Yes, buffered

Yes, buffered

Yes, buffered, front or F + R

N/A

Remote Controller Option: Model, Control Mode

HD-RLC,
level

HD-RLC,
level

HD-RLC,
all or rear ch. level

HD-RLC,
sub ch. level

PWR-GND Wire /
Fuse Rating

4 AWG / 60 A

2 AWG / 100 A

4 AWG / 50 A

4 AWG / 60 A

Dimensions

1.93 in x 10.74 in x 8.29 in /
49 mm x 273 mm x 211 mm

1.93 in x 10.74 in x 8.29 in /
49 mm x 273 mm x 211 mm

1.93 in x 10.74 in x 8.29 in /
49 mm x 273 mm x 211 mm

1.93 in x 10.74 in x 8.29 in /
49 mm x 273 mm x 211 mm

HD Amplifiers include the following JL Audio technologies and features:

Single Cycle Control Logo RIPS Logo Advanced Rollback Protection RealSink™ HD Mounting Options

Single Cycle Control™

R.I.P.S. – Regulated, Intelligent Power Supply

Advanced Rollback Protection

RealSink™

HD Mounting Options

Single Cycle Control is a unique approach to full-range Class D amplifier design that delivers powerful, clean sound with outstanding efficiency. (U.S. Patent #6,084,450*)

The remarkable R.I.P.S. System ensures consistent power delivery over a wide range of battery voltages and load impedances.

JL Audio's exclusive Advanced Rollback Protection circuit monitors the amplifier's thermal condition and adjusts amplifier operation to eliminate annoying amplifier shut-down events.

Vertical, cast alloy fins effectively dissipate heat, without resorting to noisy fan-cooling.

Two mounting options plus a space-saving stacking feature ease installation.

Learn more about HD amplifiers.

 

 

 

JL Audio Slash v3 Amplifiers

Slash v3
The Slash v3’s feature an all-black look that is pure, sexy evil, with significant changes under the hood as well.


The best-selling amplifiers of all time are back in black! Slash v3 amplifiers utilize a patented control circuit and our signature R.I.P.S. (intelligent power supply) design to ensure full power delivery over a wide range of load impedances and vehicle voltages. Highly advanced crossover filters and a full complement of signal processing features offer ultimate control and flexibility. Monoblock models also include a port for an optional Remote Level Control (RBC-1, sold separately). Our Advanced Rollback Thermal protection circuitry completely eliminates annoying thermal shutdown events. An all black look with powder-coated cast alloy heat sinks and end caps give Slash v3 amplifiers a clean, classic look. Learn more about Slash v3 amplifiers.

Model

600/1v3
(Monoblock Class D
Subwoofer Amplifier)

1200/1v3
(Monoblock Class D
Subwoofer Amplifier)

300/4v3
(4-Channel Class A/B
Full-Range Amplifier)

Continuous RMS
Power @ 14.4 V

600 W x 1 @ 1.5-4 Ω

1200 W x 1 @ 1.5-4 Ω

75 W x 4 @ 1.5-4 Ω
150 W x 2 Bridged @ 3-8 Ω

Continuous RMS
Power @ 12.5 V 

600 W x 1 @ 1.5-4 Ω

1200 W x 1 @ 1.5-4 Ω

75 W x 4 @ 1.5-4 Ω
150 W x 2 Bridged @ 3-8 Ω

Frequency Response
(+0,-1dB)

5 Hz - 250 Hz

5 Hz - 250 Hz

5 Hz - 30 kHz

S/N Ratio
(re rated power)

>95 dBA (20 kHz bandwidth)

>95 dBA (20 kHz bandwidth)

>108.5 dBA (20 kHz bandwidth)

Damping Factor

>500 / 50 Hz @ 4 Ω,
>250 / 50 Hz @ 2 Ω

>500 / 50 Hz @ 4 Ω,
>250 / 50 Hz @ 2 Ω

>200 / 50 Hz @ 4 Ω,
>100 / 50 Hz @ 2 Ω

THD+N @ Rated Power

<0.05% @ 4 Ω

<0.05% @ 4 Ω

<0.03% @ 4 Ω

Crossover Filter Modes, Slope, Frequency Range

Low-Pass, 12/24 dB,
40 - 200 Hz, defeatable

Low-Pass, 12/24 dB,
40 - 200 Hz, defeatable

Low-Pass/High-Pass, 12/24 dB,
50 - 5 kHz, defeatable

Infrasonic Filter,
Sub Polarity

15 - 60 Hz variable/defeatable,
N/A

15 - 60 Hz variable/defeatable,
0/180 deg

N/A

Input Voltage Range

200 mV - 2 V RMS (RCA Low),
800 mV - 8 V RMS (RCA High)

200 mV - 2 V RMS (RCA Low),
800 mV - 8 V RMS (RCA High)

200 mV - 2 V RMS (RCA Low),
800 mV - 8 V RMS (RCA High)

Input Mode Switch

N/A

N/A

2 / 4 channel

Pass-Through
Preamp Output

Yes, buffered w/independent filter

Yes, buffered w/independent filter

N/A

Remote Controller Option: Model, Control Mode

RBC-1,
Parametric Bass EQ Boost

RBC-1,
Parametric Bass EQ Boost

N/A

PWR-GND Wire /
Fuse Rating

4 AWG / 50 A

4 AWG / 100 A

4 AWG / 40 A

Dimensions

2.36 in x 13.40 in x 9.25 in /
60 mm x 340 mm x 235 mm

2.36 in x 19.70 in x 9.25 in /
60 mm x 500 mm x 235 mm

2.36 in x 13.40 in x 9.25 in /
60 mm x 340 mm x 235 mm

Slash v3 Amplifiers include the following JL Audio technologies and features:

RIPS Logo Advanced Rollback Protection Class D Logo Class A/B Logo RealSink™

R.I.P.S. – Regulated, Intelligent Power Supply

Advanced Rollback Protection

Patented Class D Circuitry

Absolute Symmetry Class A/B Circuitry

RealSink™

The remarkable R.I.P.S. System ensures consistent power delivery over a wide range of battery voltages and load impedances.

JL Audio's exclusive Advanced Rollback Protection circuit monitors the amplifier's thermal condition and adjusts amplifier operation to eliminate annoying amplifier shut-down events.

Our Patented Class D amplifier circuit delivers high efficiency without sacrificing fidelity. (U.S. Patent #6,441,685)

Patented Absolute Symmetry Class A/B output stage delivers amazing fidelity with extremely low distortion over a wide range of load impedances. (U.S. Patent #6,294,959)

Vertical, cast alloy fins effectively dissipate heat, without resorting to noisy fan-cooling.

Learn more about Slash v3 amplifiers.

 

 

 

JL Audio XDv2 Amplifiers XDv2
The amazingly small XDv2 amplifiers are huge in audio performance, thanks to our advanced NexD™ switching technologies.


All XDv2 amplifiers employ JL Audio's high-speed NexD™ Class D switching technology to achieve an unmatched efficiency and astonishing power output for their size. Our Advanced Rollback Thermal protection system keeps the music playing, even under the most demanding conditions. All XDv2's are equipped with studio-grade signal processing with fully variable crossover controls beneath a gasketed, brushed aluminum cover. The second-generation V2 Spec features versatile automatic turn-on capabilities and a dual-range differential balanced input section to handle a variety of input voltage levels. For added system control, amplifier levels can be adjusted remotely from the driver's seat using the HD-RLC remote level control (optional). XDv2 amplifiers represent outstanding audio performance and reliability in a compact form for the tightest of spaces. Learn more about XDv2 amplifiers.

Model

XD300/1v2
(Monoblock Class D Subwoofer Amplifier)

XD600/1v2
(Monoblock Class D Subwoofer Amplifier)

XD1000/1v2
(Monoblock Class D Subwoofer Amplifier)

XD200/2v2
(2-Channel Class D Full-Range Amplifier)

XD400/4v2
(4-Channel Class D Full-Range Amplifier)

Continuous RMS Power
@ 14.4 V

200 W x 1 @ 4 Ω
250 W x 1 @ 3 Ω
300 W x 1 @ 2 Ω

400 W x 1 @ 4 Ω
500 W x 1 @ 3 Ω
600 W x 1 @ 2 Ω

600 W x 1 @ 4 Ω
800 W x 1 @ 3 Ω
1000 W x 1 @ 2 Ω

75 W x 2 @ 4 Ω
100 W x 2 @ 2 Ω
200 W x 1 Bridged @ 4 Ω

75 W x 4 @ 4 Ω
100 W x 4 @ 2 Ω
200 W x 2 Bridged @ 4 Ω

Continuous RMS Power
@ 12.5 V

160 W x 1 @ 4 Ω
210 W x 1 @ 3 Ω
270 W x 1 @ 2 Ω

300 W x 1 @ 4 Ω
400 W x 1 @ 3 Ω
500 W x 1 @ 2 Ω

500 W x 1 @ 4 Ω
650 W x 1 @ 3 Ω
800 W x 1 @ 2 Ω

60 W x 2 @ 4 Ω
90 W x 2 @ 2 Ω
180 W x 1 Bridged @ 4 Ω

60 W x 4 @ 4 Ω
90 W x 4 @ 2 Ω
180 W x 2 Bridged @ 4 Ω

Frequency
Response
(+0,-1dB)

10 Hz - 1 kHz

7 Hz - 500 Hz

7 Hz - 500 Hz

12 Hz - 22 kHz

12 Hz - 22 kHz

S/N Ratio (re rated power)

>100 dBA (20 kHz bandwidth)

>87 dBA (20 kHz bandwidth)

>83 dBA (20 kHz bandwidth)

>104 dBA (20 kHz bandwidth)

>104 dBA (20 kHz bandwidth)

Damping Factor

>120 / 50 Hz @ 4 Ω,
>60 / 50 Hz @ 2 Ω

>1000/ 50 Hz @ 4 Ω,
>500 / 50 Hz @ 2 Ω

>1000/ 50 Hz @ 4 Ω,
>500 / 50 Hz @ 2 Ω

>150 / 50 Hz @ 4 Ω,
>75 / 50 Hz @ 2 Ω

>150 / 50 Hz @ 4 Ω,
>75 / 50 Hz @ 2 Ω

THD+N @ Rated Power

<1% @ 2 Ω

<1% @ 2 Ω

<1% @ 2 Ω

<1% @ 2 Ω

<1% @ 2 Ω

Crossover Filter Modes, Slope, Frequency Range

Low-Pass, 12/24 dB,
50 - 500 Hz, defeatable

Low-Pass, 12/24 dB,
50 - 500 Hz, defeatable

Low-Pass, 12/24 dB,
50 - 500 Hz, defeatable

Low-Pass/High-Pass,
12 dB, 50 - 500 Hz, defeatable

Low-Pass/High-Pass,
12 dB, 50 - 500 Hz, defeatable

Infrasonic Filter, Sub Polarity

N/A

30 Hz/defeatable,
N/A

30 Hz/defeatable,
N/A

N/A

N/A

Input Voltage
Range

200 mV - 2 V RMS (RCA Low), 800 mV - 8 V RMS (RCA High)

200 mV - 2 V RMS (RCA Low), 800 mV - 8 V RMS (RCA High)

200 mV - 2 V RMS (RCA Low), 800 mV - 8 V RMS (RCA High)

200 mV - 2 V RMS (RCA Low), 800 mV - 8 V RMS (RCA High)

200 mV - 2 V RMS (RCA Low), 800 mV - 8 V RMS (RCA High)

Input Mode Switch

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

2 / 4 channel

Pass-Through
Preamp Output

Yes, buffered

Yes, buffered

Yes, buffered

Yes, buffered

Yes, buffered

Remote Controller Option: Model, Control Mode

HD-RLC,
level

HD-RLC,
level

HD-RLC,
level

HD-RLC,
level

HD-RLC,
all or rear ch. level

PWR-GND Wire /
Fuse Rating

8 AWG / 30 A

4 AWG / 50 A

4 AWG / 80 A

8 AWG / 30 A

4 AWG / 50 A

Dimensions

2.05in x 6.85in x 7.09in / 52mm x 174mm x 180mm

2.05in x 8.52in x 7.09in / 52mm x 216mm x 180mm

2.05in x 14.73in x 7.09in / 52mm x 374mm x 180mm

2.05in x 6.85in x 7.09in / 52mm x 174mm x 180mm

2.05in x 8.52in x 7.09in / 52mm x 216mm x 180mm

 

Model

XD600/6v2
(6-Channel Class D Full-Range Amplifier)

XD800/8v2
(8-Channel Class D Full-Range Amplifier)

XD500/3v2
(3-Channel Class D System Amplifier)

XD700/5v2
(5-Channel Class D System Amplifier)

XD1000/5v2
(5-Channel Class D System Amplifier)

Continuous RMS Power
@ 14.4 V

75 W x 6 @ 4 Ω
100 W x 6 @ 2 Ω
200 W x 3 Bridged @ 4 Ω

75 W x 8 @ 4 Ω
100 W x 8 @ 2 Ω
200 W x 4 Bridged @ 4 Ω

75 W x 2 Main @ 4 Ω
100 W x 2 Main @ 2 Ω
200 W x 1 Main Bridged @ 4 Ω
180 W x 1 Sub @ 4 Ω
240 W x 1 Sub @ 3 Ω
300 W x 1 Sub @ 2 Ω

75 W x 4 Main @ 4 Ω
100 W x 4 Main @ 2 Ω
200 W x 2 Main Bridged @ 4 Ω
180 W x 1 Sub @ 4 Ω
240 W x 1 Sub @ 3 Ω
300 W x 1 Sub @ 2 Ω

75 W x 4 Main @ 4 Ω
100 W x 4 Main @ 2 Ω
200 W x 2 Main Bridged @ 4 Ω
400 W x 1 Sub @ 4 Ω
500 W x 1 Sub @ 3 Ω
600 W x 1 Sub @ 2 Ω

Continuous RMS Power
@ 12.5 V

60 W x 6 @ 4 Ω
90 W x 6 @ 2 Ω
180 W x 3 Bridged @ 4 Ω

60 W x 8 @ 4 Ω
90 W x 8 @ 2 Ω
180 W x 4 Bridged @ 4 Ω

60 W x 2 Main @ 4 Ω
90 W x 2 Main @ 2 Ω
180 W x 1 Main Bridged @ 4 Ω
180 W x 1 Sub @ 4 Ω
240 W x 1 Sub @ 3 Ω
300 W x 1 Sub @ 2 Ω

60 W x 4 Main @ 4 Ω
90 W x 4 Main @ 2 Ω
180 W x 2 Main Bridged @ 4 Ω
180 W x 1 Sub @ 4 Ω
240 W x 1 Sub @ 3 Ω
300 W x 1 Sub @ 2 Ω

60 W x 4 Main @ 4 Ω
90 W x 4 Main @ 2 Ω
180 W x 2 Main Bridged @ 4 Ω
360 W x 1 Sub @ 4 Ω
480 W x 1 Sub @ 3 Ω
600 W x 1 Sub @ 2 Ω

Frequency
Response
(+0,-1dB)

12 Hz - 22 kHz

12 Hz - 22 kHz

Main 12 Hz - 22 kHz,
Sub 10 Hz - 1 kHz

Main 12 Hz - 22 kHz,
Sub 10 Hz - 1 kHz

Main 12 Hz - 22 kHz,
Sub 10 Hz - 1 kHz

S/N Ratio (re rated power)

>104 dBA (20 kHz bandwidth)

>104 dBA (20 kHz bandwidth)

>104 dBA (20 kHz bandwidth)

>104 dBA (20 kHz bandwidth)

>104 dBA (20 kHz bandwidth)

Damping Factor

>150 / 50 Hz @ 4 Ω,
>75 / 50 Hz @ 2 Ω

>150 / 50 Hz @ 4 Ω,
>75 / 50 Hz @ 2 Ω

>120 / 50 Hz @ 4 Ω,
>60 / 50 Hz @ 2 Ω

>150 / 50 Hz @ 4 Ω,
>75 / 50 Hz @ 2 Ω

>150 / 50 Hz @ 4 Ω,
>75 / 50 Hz @ 2 Ω

THD+N @ Rated Power

<1% @ 2 Ω

<1% @ 2 Ω

<1% @ 2 Ω

<1% @ 2 Ω

<1% @ 2 Ω

Crossover Filter Modes, Slope, Frequency Range

Low-Pass/High-Pass,
12 dB, 50 - 500 Hz, defeatable

Low-Pass/High-Pass,
12 dB, 50 - 500 Hz, defeatable

Ch 1 & 2 - High-Pass,
12 dB; Sub-Ch. Low-Pass, 12/24 dB,  50 - 500 Hz, defeatable

Ch 1 & 2 - High-Pass - 50-5 kHz, Ch 3 & 4 - High-Pass/Bandpass - 50-500 Hz, 12 dB; Sub-Ch. Low-Pass - 50-500 Hz, 12/24 dB,  defeatable

Ch 1 & 2 - High-Pass - 50-5 kHz, Ch 3 & 4 - High-Pass/Bandpass - 50-500 Hz, 12 dB; Sub-Ch. Low-Pass - 50-500 Hz, 12/24 dB,  defeatable

Input Voltage
Range

200 mV - 2 V RMS (RCA Low), 800 mV - 8 V RMS (RCA High)

200 mV - 2 V RMS (RCA Low), 800 mV - 8 V RMS (RCA High)

200 mV - 2 V RMS (RCA Low), 800 mV - 8 V RMS (RCA High)

200 mV - 2 V RMS (RCA Low), 800 mV - 8 V RMS (RCA High)

200 mV - 2 V RMS (RCA Low), 800 mV - 8 V RMS (RCA High)

Input Mode Switch

2 / 4 / 6 channel

2 / 4 / 6 / 8 channel

2 / 4 channel

2 / 4 / 6 channel

2 / 4 / 6 channel

Pass-Through
Preamp Output

N/A

N/A

Yes, buffered

N/A

N/A

Remote Controller Option: Model, Control Mode

HD-RLC,
2, 4, all ch. level

HD-RLC,
2, 4, all ch. level

HD-RLC,
all or sub ch. level

HD-RLC,
all or sub ch. level

HD-RLC,
all or sub ch. level

PWR-GND Wire /
Fuse Rating

4 AWG / 50 A

4 AWG / 80 A

4 AWG / 50 A

4 AWG / 60 A

4 AWG / 80 A

Dimensions

2.05in x 10.23in x 7.09in / 52mm x 260mm x 180mm

2.05in x 14.73in x 7.09in / 52mm x 374mm x 180mm

2.05in x 8.52in x 7.09in / 52mm x 216mm x 180mm

2.05in x 10.23in x 7.09in / 52mm x 260mm x 180mm

2.05in x 14.73in x 7.09in / 52mm x 374mm x 180mm

XDv2 Amplifiers include the following JL Audio technologies and features:

NexD Logo Advanced Rollback Protection XDv2 Spec ICON

NexD™ Switching Technology

Advanced Rollback Protection

v2 Spec

NexD™ amplifier technologies produce exceptional audio quality, unsurpassed total efficiency and high power from very compact amplifier designs.

JL Audio's exclusive Advanced Rollback Protection circuit monitors the amplifier's thermal condition and adjusts amplifier operation to eliminate annoying amplifier shut-down events.

An enhanced set of features added to XD amplifiers that bear the "v2" designation make these models more versatile than ever.

Learn more about XDv2 amplifiers.

 

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