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The JL Audio JL5001 is a monoblock Class D car amplifier that has a rated power output of 500 watts (RMS of 4 ohms), delivering excellent sound quality. This JL Audio amplifier has a signal-to-noise ratio of 95 dB, and a total harmonic distortion of 0.05, resulting in pristine audio quality. The JL Audio JL5001 comes with a parametric Bass EQ with variable bass boost (0 to +15 dB). This Class D car amplifier also comes with a fully-variable on-board crossover (40-200 Hz). This JL Audio amplifier comes with signal sensing turn-on, which permits operations without any remote lead.
JL Audio 500/1 1-Channel Car Amp
$179.99 - $189.00
pros: looks, RMS
cons: built in screws
well worth it
I bought this amp new in 2004 to push to 12" Kicker Solobaric L7s. It did that and more! It's now 20... See Full Review
pros: Quality, musical amp
cons: Runs a bit hot. Nothing ridiculous though
Lots of Power
JL power. Great amp. I have this powering a 12W6V2 in a sealed custom enclosure. This amp does what... See Full Review
pros: When hook up properly, the benefits are unexplainable. Never overheats
cons: I bought mines at $450 w/o tax and this was on sale
Best Amplifier I've Ever Seen
One word describes this wonderful piece of product: POWERFUL!!! I got my 500/1 running 2 12w3v2's so... See Full Review
pros: POWER, reliable name, small, good looking for comp
cons: price ($500), warranty
BAM! this thing is made for bass
If you want to make some 12's shake and quake, then buy this amp! It is expensive. However, for a 50... See Full Review
pros: Powerful, flexible configuration, small, clean and clear
cons: Not quite enough for super-power-hungry subs- also, doesn't like 2 ohm loads
Phenomenal Amp for SubWoofer Use
JL talked about introducing an amp line to the market for years before finally following through jus... See Full Review
pros: Beats like the devil, very loud and seems more powerful than rated
cons: Can't turn the amp gain down until you get no sound
JL Audio 500/1
The JL Audio 500/1 mono sub amp is a brute force. The amp output (@ 500 watts) is more than enough p... See Full Review
pros: RIPS, infrasonic filter, balanced inputs, low THD, crossover
cons: Pricey, Bass EQ poorly designed, built in alan screws, warranty
Great amplifier for intermediate to advanced users!!
After all the years of talk and speculation JL Audio finally comes through on their promise to intro... See Full Review
pros: Low price for a Class D monoblock 500 watt amp.
cons: Only 500 watts - picks up induced noise through wires (Made in Korea).
Not worth the money - JL 500/1
I had two 500/1 amps powering two 15W3-D2 subs. O.K. but had a tendancy to slap the backplate on th... See Full Review
pros: Best Features ever seen! Best settings diagrams! Guaranteed output regardless of voltage change!
cons: Not quite enough power for the greedy JL w7 sub...
GREAT SQ SUB AMP!
This amp was awesome! But I had to upgrade from it to a more powerful amp. I used a singl... See Full Review
pros: Excellent output, Remote gain control, Plenty of wiring configurations
cons: No Cons.
The Ultimate Amp!!
The JL Audio 500/1 is a great amplifier. I have it hooked up to 3-JL12w3's and they are some of the... See Full Review
|Amplifier Type||Mono Channel|
|Number Of Channels||1|
|RMS Power at 2 Ohms||500 W x 1|
|RMS Power at 4 Ohms||500 W x 1|
|3 Way Ready||No|
|Signal to Noise Ratio||95 dB|
|Frequency Response||5 Hz - 500 Hz|
|THD at Rated RMS Power||0.05 %|
|Crossover / Equalizer|
|Bass Boost||With Bass Boost|
|Bass Boost Frequency||15 Hz|
|Low - Pass Frequency||40 Hz - 200 Hz|
|Input Voltage||11 volt|