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Infinity Reference 860w 8-Inch 1,000-Watt High-Performance Subwoofer (Single Voice Coil) Review

Infinity Reference 860w 8-Inch 1,000-Watt High-Performance Subwoofer (Single Voice Coil) Review

Infinity Reference 860w 8-Inch 1,000-Watt High-Performance Subwoofer (Single Voice Coil) Review

Very Durable

The 1000 watts 8-inch voice coil inside the Infinity Reference 860w 8-Inch 1000-Watt High-Performance Subwoofer (Single Voice Coil) is durable. The woofer cones which are made using polypropylene are also very strong and durable. No matter whether you install it in the back of the car or anywhere else, this subwoofer will work properly without decreasing over time.

Progressive Spider Construction

The subwoofer has a progressive spider construction and a set of large roll rubber surround speaker controls to enhance the sound.

Features and Specifications

  • Infinity Reference 860w 8-Inch 1000-Watt High-Performance Subwoofer (Single Voice Coil) has a vented pole pieces which will provide additional cooling of the motor structure provided. With the addition of thermal capability, it will increase the power handling.
  • The depth installation of this subwoofer, about 5-3/16 inches or about 131 mm, making it possible to use in a variety of enclosures; sealed, ported, or bandpass.
  • The subwoofer has a pretty good frequency response, between 30 Hz – 400 Hz. With its wide range, the sound and effect produced are very good.

Pros and Cons

Pros:

  • It does not have a problem producing a clean bass when you install it in tight spaces.
  • It takes the heat without stepping out of the kitchen and without sacrificing the sound quality and cutting the sensitivity.
  • The subwoofer will deliver the best results no matter what you are listening to, whether it is hip-hop, rock, country, jazz, or anything else.
  • A lightweight high gloss polypropylene woofer cone ensures maximum efficiency to produce a high output.

Cons:

  • The subwoofer requires a large mounting depth, about 5-3/16”, which would be taking up space and make you experience some difficulties in the installation.
  • Although it can use a variety of enclosures, each enclosure certainly has its own lack such as bandpass and ported which are quite large so it will take up space and certainly not suited to small-sized cars.
  • Its single voice coil makes it inflexible.

What Others Are Saying ?

If you are looking for a complement to your sound system, this subwoofer is right for you. It has a bass quality at a very affordable price.

At the time this review is written, there are many reviews around the web, we found that the lowest average rating for this shallow mount subwoofer is at 4.6 out of 5 stars. Among those customers, there are only a few who are not satisfied and give negative reviews. One of the most recent said that it has a bad material, while other customer feels that It has a very good performance until the winter comes and makes the entire speaker rubber unglued.

However, almost all customer reviews sound positive. Many said that it is a great product for the price and also this product fits in very small spaces .

With a variety of existing positive reviews, it is clear that Infinity Reference 860w 8-Inch 1000-Watt High-Performance Subwoofer (Single Voice Coil) is worthy to be purchased.

Conclusion

This subwoofer is designed and made with the best materials that make it durable and efficient. The vented poles pieces help improve power handling capacity by providing extra cooling effect. Additionally, Infinity Reference 860w 8-Inch 1000-Watt High-Performance Subwoofer (Single Voice Coil) is a very cost-effective without sacrificing quality.