How do they stack up? The JBL CT-Bass Pro12 vs the Kenwood KSC-SW11 Compact

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Let's get started by taking a close look at the JBL CT-Bass Pro12.

Next let's have a look at the Kenwood KSC-SW11 Compact.


JBL CT-Bass Pro12

Kenwood KSC-SW11 Compact


+ In-built cooling
+ Includes amp
+ 450 watts RMS
+ Polypropylene cone with rubber surround

+ Compact
+ All in one car audio subwoofer system

+ High-quality construction
+ Installation can be done very easily


It's a wonderful sub that offers top-quality performance, which is what you'd expect from JBL. The in-built cooling system ensures that there's never any over-heating. And this speaker also comes with lots of handy extras, such as the remote control. It's a superb sub that we can highly recommend. If you're an audiophile on a budget, then it's a perfect choice, we think.

It is a perfect product for drivers with limited space. It might not deliver the same volume that larger subs will do, but it is capable of giving a decent bass boost that will satisfy most drivers. The ease of installation is another superb feature.

The Bottom Line

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