I recently bought a pioneer sub which said 95db sensitivity (1watt 1 meter).
After I buy and open the box it said 95db sensitivity (Inside car). Why would they measure inside car Do you know any manufacturer who measures it inside car and doesn't tell consumer on website?
Since car can easily add 8-15db to a speaker. I think pioneer is giving misleading information about their subwoofers to consumers.
Also they confuse the consumer more, they dont write SPL in freq response curve (link at end), they measured freq response curve outside car in a standard way and falsely boosted their sensitivity by measuring it in car. And you only know the reality after to buy and open the box.
What do you guys think?
I did not even bother trying this sub, got it for $70 I returned it and bought JL 12w3v3 for $180 instead.