KICKER DS 6.5" SPEAKER REVIEW

 

One of the most common speaker sizes for cars is the 6 ½ inch and Kicker is accomodating that with it’s DS Series speakers. These speakers are designed to fit any vehicle and was designed with various hole configuration that is virtually universal to any car door.

ONLINCARSTEREO is having a weekly promotion for the 43DSC6504. It provides 240 watts of peak power with 60 watts RMS. It’s balanced dome tweeter design will surely produced crisp highs which will definitely be better than your factory speakers. The non-protruding tweeter design is also beneficial to any upgrade as it will still fit your OEM speaker grilles if you decide to use them. Otherwise, the box comes with their own grill. The high sensitivity DS magnets equipped in the DS series speakers are manufactured to produce increased volume even with a stock radio or better yet, a Kicker X Amplifier.

Detailed specification of the 43DSC6504 are:

  • 2-way car speakers (pair)
  • 6-1/2" polypropylene woofer with ribbed polyester foam surround
  • 1/2" PEI domed tweeter
  • power range: handles up to 60 watts RMS (240 watts peak power)
  • frequency range: 40-20,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 90 dB
  • top-mount depth: 1-13/16"
  • impedance: 4 ohms
  • grilles included

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KICKER DSC 6X9 REVIEW

The DSC Series speakers are the go to speakers for a quick and the ideal choice for first time upgrades. It’s holes are almost universal to every vehicle being designed in virtually every possible screw configuration. The DS Series are very affordable but once used can give you a vast improvement over your factory speaker sound. It is designed  with a high-sensitivity DS motor to produce increased volume even though you have a factory head unit; and even better if you have a Kicker DX Amplifier. The design of the non-protruded dome tweeters give you the benefit of clearing your factory grills so your upgrade stays seamless from the outside.

Onlinecarstereo is currently having a promotion for select Kicker DSC line speakers. Particularly the 43DSC69304. This speaker comes with 360 watts of peak power with 90 watts RMS. The polypropylene woofer surround material gives this little monster the power that your need to upgrade our factory sound. It also comes with a grill so you won;t have to worry about fitting your old grilles when you upgrade.

Here are the technical specifications:

  • 3-way car speakers (pair)
  • 6"x9" polypropylene woofer with ribbed polyester foam surround
  • 1/2" PEI dome tweeter and super tweeter
  • power range: 6-90 watts RMS (360 watts peak power)
  • frequency range: 30-20,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 92 dB
  • top-mount depth: 3-1/4"
  • impedance: 4 ohms
  • grilles included

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JL SUBS TO DIE FOR

WWW.ONLINECARSTEREO.COM is currently running a last minute promotion for JL Audio subwoofers with 10% OFF. Here are the different series of subwoofers and JL Audio.

W0v3 A very affordable woofer but comes with feature-rich specs. It is the “go to” subwoofer for audiophile in search of high quality sound without breaking the bank. Models include: 10W0v3-4, 12W0v3-4 and 15W0v3-4.

TW1 Also built as shallow to work with tight spaces, the TW1 offers moderate power and works very well with small enclosures and at the same time, produce high quality bass and impact. The unique design also appeals to people who want a sleek and clean design. Models include: 10TW1-2, 10TW1-4, 12TW1-2, and 12TW1-4

TW3 This series makes the word thin more appealing in the car audio world without sacrificing output and fidelity. The allow frame is only at 3.25” tall making it fit anywhere in your vehicle. Models include: 10TW3-D4, 10TW3-D8, 12TW3-D4, and 12TW3-D8.

TW5v2 It is a testament that JL is committed to innovation. The concentric tube of the TW5v2 compresses its architecture making the mounting depth of the TW5v2 of only 2.6 inches. In addition, it is also designed to fit the same footprint as a standard 12-inch woofer. This series will definitely produce deep, powerful and accurate bass that you will surely enjoy. Models include: 13TW5v2-2 and 13TW5v2-4.

W6v3 This series has been the standard for subwoofers in the car audio world. The technologies behind the W6v3’s keep distortion to a minimum throughout the driver’s dynamic range. It also features a cooling structure that allows air to travel efficiently around the voice coils improving power handling and fidelity. This beast will provide your ears with accurate deep bass at any listening level. Models include: 10W6v3-D4 and 12W6v3-D4.

W1v3 This series includes a patented VRC and Elevated Frame-Cooling and Floating Cone Attach Method technologies to enhance performance and reliability. It also features a shallow depth making it sit comfortably on tight spaces. Models include: 8W1v3-4, 10W1v3-4, 10W1v3-2, 12W1v3-2, and 12W1v3-4

W7AE Another standard for high-performance car audio subwoofer, the W7’s can deliver extreme outputs and the ultimate sound quality. JL designers have researched and meticulously designed the W7’s to be the last subwoofer you’’ ever own for your vehicle. In 2011, JL marked the 10th anniversary of the W7AE. Models include: 8W7AE-3, 10W7AE-3, 12W7AE-3 and 13W7AE-D1.5.

W3v3 One of the newest generations of woofers  from JL is the W3v#. This series provides medium power level bass that doesn’t require a large enclosure. It is built in JL’s main headquarters in Miramar Florida with global components. It is considered to be the most reliable W3’s yet. Models include: 6W3v3-4, 8W3v3-4, 10W3v3-2, 10W3v3-4, 12W3v3-2, 12W3v3-4, 13W3v3-2 and 13W3v3-4.

On the other hand, JL Audio also produces world-class subwoofers systems namely, ProWedge, H.O. Wedge, PowerWedge+, PowerWedge, MicroSub+, MicroSub and BassWedge. These subwooefer system are designed using the latest modern 3D modeling software to produce precise dimensions, cutout, angle and recess.

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TOP PICKS MARINE SOURCE UNITS

The heat is still giving us the vibe of summer and there is no perfect way to celebrate it than in a yacht sipping margarita and playing your favorite relaxing song in the middle of the sea. Today, we are compiling the top 5 best source units for your boat this summer.

In choosing the best, we took into consideration the following features for a great source unit for your second home during the summer. First, it has to withstand harsh weather condition such as heat and of course, water or moisture. Next is Bluetooth connectivity as nowadays, streaming your music is the most convenient way of playing music. Gone are the days of playing your songs using the CD and even USB. Another feature we included in the screen and UI design of the unit itself if it is easy-to-use. Some minor features are SiriusXM ready for your subscription. Lastly is the price. Everyone loves a feature-filled marine electronic without breaking the bank. Without further ado, here are your top 5 best marine source units in no particular order. 

1) JVC KD-X560BT – One of the newest iteration of JVC in the world of marine electronics. It is a digital media receiver that sports a 3” screen for those who only want the basics. You can hook up a rear camera on this baby and has key illumination perfect during parties in the dark. If you still save your music in high definition FLAC files, the KD-X560BT can still play it through USB and taylor your sound using the 13-Band EQ.

2) KENWOOD KMR-D772BT – In the world of audio electronics, nothing can beat Kenwood. This receiver still plays your old CDs and can connect thru Bluetooth as well to stream your music. This unit can connect 5 Bluetooth devices at the same time so you’ll have a variety of songs while hosting your boat party. It can stream your favorite apps such as Spotify, Pandora and iHeartRadioas well as connect your SiriusXM subscription.

3) SONY MEX-M100BT – Sony has been literally making waves in the marine electronics industry with this source unit. It has a detachable faceplate for security purposes and comes with a built-in class-D 40 watt amplifier which is CEA-2006 certified. One feature unique to Sony is the Digital Sound Enhancement Engine that improves file sound quality for your saved music. The LED on this unit also changes displays in-time with your music which is a cool add-on.

4) PIONEER MVH-MS310BT – This is one of Pioneer’s newest releases. One of the cool features of this unit is Pioneer’s Smart Sync. It enables your phone to sync with the radio and as a result, you can bring your smartphone’s maps, messages and music together in your boat. It has a dedicated button to launch the navigation app.

5) JL AUDIO MM100S-BE – Among the list, this unit is the most expensive and premium. It features a 2 DIN design with full-color LCD display that is engineered for marine and powersport applications. It’s weatherproof and equipped with an 8-channel preamp output that delivers crystal clear sound that you will enjoy. It also features the usual AM/FM as well the Weather Band tuner for the serious sailor. Lastly, this won’t be complete without smartphone integration such as Aux, USB and iPhone inputs with SiriusXM connectivity too!

There you go... Visit our website at WWW.ONLINECARSTEREO.COM and find any marine electronic that fits your needs and budget. Please do subscribe to our Newsletter and receive weekly promotions to save tons of cash!