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JL Audio JX500/1D Amplifier—43% Smaller Without Sacrificing Power or Performance

The JL Audio JX amplifiers have risen to the top of the company’s sales charts by delivering JL Audio’s no-nonsense, pure performance philosophy at very affordable price points.

Manville Smith, JL Audio’s V.P. of Marketing says, “The latest member of the JX lineup is a new Class D, 500 Watt monoblock, replacing the best-selling JX500/1. By shifting this model from traditional Class A/B technology to the more efficient Class D design, we were able to significantly reduce the size of the amplifier, while still delivering outstanding power and fidelity.”

JX500/1D specifcations:


Continuous Power: RMS method, 14.4V @ <1% THD+N,

300W @ 4 ohms

400W @ 3 ohms

500W @ 2 ohms


Frequency Response: 10-150 Hz (+0, – 1 dB)

Damping Factor: >1000 @ 4 ohm

Dimensions (H x W x D): 2.09 x 7.68 x 7.83 in (53 x 195 x 199 mm)

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