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Mesa Boogie Subway Ultra-Lite 1x12 Cab


Input/Output Connectors
Speak-On connectors wired 1+/1-:  2 x SpeakOn-1/4" (NL-4 combo)
Nominal Impedance
Average impedance normalized up to standard value: 8 ohms
Minimum Impedance (@ frequency)
Minimum cabinet impedance value from 20Hz - 5kHz:  7.45 ohms (@ 50.8 Hz)
Average Sensitivity (RMS) (50Hz-1000Hz)
Average sensitivity based on an RMS signal from 50Hz - 5kHz:  97.5dB/1W/1M
Maximum SPL (50Hz-1000Hz)
Maximum SPL calculated from average sensitivity and maximum RMS input power:124dB/1M
Average Thermal Power (RMS) (50Hz-1000Hz)
Power rating ("RMS") of L.F. driver based on EIA RS-426A standard  400 Watts
Average Mechanical Power (RMS) (50Hz-1000Hz)
Average power rating ("RMS") based on average safe cone excursion: 400 Watts
Minimum Mechanical Power (RMS) (@ frequency)
Power rating ("RMS") based on the point of maximum safe cone excursion: 385 Watts (@ 74.3Hz)
Low Freq F3 (Hz)
-3dB point of the LF response below the average response: 57.5 Hz
Low Freq F6 (Hz)
-6dB point of the LF response below the average response: 48.1 Hz
Low Freq F10 (Hz)
-10dB point of the LF response below the average response: 41.5 Hz
High Freq Response
Nominal HF response, dependent on the position of HF attenuator:  >12kHz
Dimension: 15 1/4" x 19 1/4" x 18 1/4"
Weight: 32.9 lbs.

Manufacturer's Description

Where MESA®’s passion for Design Excellence and Portability meet the demand for Great Tone in a simple, accessible package…the next chapter in the MESA/Boogie® Bass Story awaits; Introducing the SUBWAY® ULTRA-LITE Cabinet. Handcrafted in Petaluma, California, our Lightweight Italian Poplar Cabinets are Tuned and loaded with the following features:

  • Designed & Handcrafted in Petaluma, California
  • Tuned Front Ported Tri-Port Porting™ with Aviation style bracing (superior strength/reduced weight)
  • Lightweight Italian Poplar Cabinets – Legendary Mesa Quality Construction
  • Custom Subway® Neodymium Speakers & High Frequency Horn with Premium Attenuator
  • Combination Speakon & 1⁄4” Input and Parallel Output
  • Recessed, Flip-Out Metal Handles
  • Black Bronco Vinyl with Black Metal Grille
  • Lexan Corners
  • Slip Cover

General Information:

Cabinet Material: Light-Weight Italian Poplar
Standard Finish Options: Black Bronco Vinyl with Black Metal Grille
Corner Material: Lexan


Style/Type: Tuned Front Ported Tri-Porting™
Speaker(s) & Mounting Position:  Subway Neodymium Speaker
High Frequency Horn: Yes
Horn Control and Protection: Premium Attenuator
Wattage:400 Watts
Cabinet Impedance: 8 Ohm (only)
Connectors: Combination Speakon & 1/4" Input & Paralleled Output
Transport Assistance: Optional (sold separately) - Quick Detach Transport System or Track-Loc™ Removable Casters
Additional Features: Optional/Convertible Vertical Cabinet Orientation