Dayton Audio SUB-1200 12" 120 Watt Powered Subwoofer

Brand:| Model: SUB-1200
The Dayton Audio SUB-1200 12" powered subwoofer system is capable of delivering realistic, room-shaking home theater bass effects—even in larger rooms.
  • Downward-firing flared port design for clean, powerful bass
  • Selectable "Auto-on" mode
  • Heavy duty long-throw 12" woofer
  • Perfect for small home theaters or listening rooms
  • Unobtrusive textured black vinyl finish
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Weight: 44.65 lbs.  
List Price$229.99
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Part # 300-629
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Dayton Audio SUB-1200 12" 120 Watt Powered Subwoofer

Add thrilling low-frequency effects to your home cinema experience!

The Dayton Audio SUB-1200 12" powered subwoofer system is the perfect addition to any home theater system. This powered sub features a bottom-firing, flared port, bass reflex design for reduced port noise and increased bass response. It also utilizes a long-throw 12" woofer and up to 120 watts of house-shaking power.

Onboard connectivity makes this an easy-to-add and easy-to-adjust solution

The amplifier features high and low level inputs and high level outputs, a phase switch, independent volume control, an auto on/off switch (activated by an input signal) and a variable 12 dB electronic low pass filter. This compact sub is finished in an unobtrusive black vinyl that will complement any decor.

Power and punch to spare, but from a ridiculously compact enclosure

Specifications: • Power output: 120 watts RMS • Frequency response: 25-140 Hz • Box design: Ported • Inputs: RCA line level & speaker level • Outputs: Speaker level • Crossover frequency control: Continuously variable from 40 Hz to 140 Hz @ 12 dB/octave • Phase switch • Auto on/off • Power requirements: 120 VAC, 60 Hz • Dimensions (rubber feet included): 16-3/4" H x 16-3/16" W x 17-3/4" D.

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Product Specifications
  • Woofer Diameter12"
Dayton Audio SUB-1200 12" 120 Watt Powered Subwoofer
  • BrandDayton Audio
  • ModelSUB-1200
  • Part Number300-629
  • UPC844632094118
  • Product CategoryPowered Subwoofers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (180 Reviews)
  • Weight44.65 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Dayton Audio SUB-1200 12" 120 Watt Powered Subwoofer
Dayton Audio SUB-1200 12" 120 Watt Powered Subwoofer is rated 4.7111 out of 5 by 180.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from "BASS" ! ! ! !I've had this a few years now and, have been "very pleased" with the sound quality. Should the time arise when I feel the desire to bring my ceiling down for remodeling purposes, all I will need to do is crank this up to begin the project. Seriously, this is an excellent sub that any true audiophile should have to complete their system.
Date published: 2015-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sub for the price!I am running this sub in a 5.1 setup and am extremely happy with the results. 5x B652-AIRs + 12" Dayton Sub + Entry Level Receiver + 1080P Projector + 120" Stretched Felt Framed Screen brings the movies home for less than $2000. As far as the sub go it has exceeded my expectation. I don't have any technical feedback as far as the audio quality goes I just know I haven't heard anything that sounds better even close to the price.
Date published: 2015-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfectExceeded my expectations . Couldnt believe the quality of this subwoofer for the price
Date published: 2015-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I'm impressed!While it was larger than I expected it to be, it has great tone. I'm hearing new levels of bass. It replaced at Polk that died on me.
Date published: 2015-05-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from DecentBought this with high expectations stemming from other reviews. Being a long time mobile audio guy I've experienced what extreme bass is. I wasn't expecting windshield flexing SPL out of this sub, but, I was hoping for a little more volume. I've got it running with a pair of B&W DM602 off an older Yamaha surround receiver @ 80 watts RMS. If I pull the power plug to the sub I barely notice it's gone and that's with the sub at full volume. Maybe it hasn't broken in enough yet or maybe I'm just a bass snob. However, after first opening the box and pulling of the, what seems to be heavy duty foam packaging, I noticed some scratches on the top of the cabinet. The thought of this thing being a floor model or a refurb is very real. It's not even worth the hassle to me to pay for return shipping or even wait around for RMA and getting a new one shipped to me.
Date published: 2015-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pleasantly surprisedI bought this unit to give a system I am developing in a less than ideal environment a little better bass presence. It is doing the job very nicely, I'm glad I bought it!
Date published: 2015-04-17
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Dayton Audio SUB-1200 12" 120 Watt Powered Subwoofer

The info states down firing but the picture shows front firing. What am i missing?

Asked by: retox
The woofer is front firing, the port is down firing.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-06-18

Can i get it without the speaker itself? 

Asked by: Treah
This unit is sold as a complete unit but other subwoofer enclosures are available through our website.
Answered by: TomI
Date published: 2015-06-17

Novice here....I've got a Zvox 555 sound platform for my tv and was curious if this sub will sound decent being pushed by it. I'm looking for just a little bit of low (nothing overpowering)

Asked by: carlosdinero
It is adjustable to set the volume and frequency to match your system how you would like. So it would work for your system, but it is the largest model for this series by Dayton Audio. Any of the Dayton audio models would supply a little bass that is not overpowering (SUB 1000 / 800 / 650 models).
Answered by: GregT
Date published: 2015-06-06

I have a Yahama 377 receiver I just purchased. I plugged this sub1200 up and let it auto tune. Was a little underwhelmed. I think it may be due to my settings. What should set the gain, crossover and phase to prior to tuning?

Asked by: Shawshank
Set the gain to its midpoint, crossover all the way up, and phase to 0°. Underwhelming results can also be due to placement and room acoustics.
Answered by: Frasier
Date published: 2015-05-08

Can I hook my computer up to the sub via line level RCA inputs and hook my passive satellites to the high level outputs? Or will I need a seperate amp for the satellites?

Asked by: Bob192837
No, the high level inputs and outputs are a pass through and will require a separate amplifier for the satellites.
Answered by: MattW
Date published: 2015-04-03

Is there a way to daisy chain more than one together?  I have 2 LFE outs on receiver, but thinking about adding a couple more subs totaling 4... If not, can I pair the 1200 with a more powerful sub for movies, or would that sound bad?

Asked by: Kobykat
Yes. you can use the high level ins and outs to continue the signal or use an RCA splitter for low level to continue the signal on to other subs.
Answered by: TomI
Date published: 0002-03-30
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