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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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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EDITOR’S CHOICE TOP 5 AFFORDABLE HEAD UNITS

EDITOR’S CHOICE TOP 5 AFFORDABLE HEAD UNITS

 

This weekend, we asked our editor for their TOP 5 affordable head units at Onlinecarstereo.com. Affordable doesn’t just mean cheap, we took into consideration the value of the product in terms of its reliability, features and durability.

PIONEER DEH-80PRS – At first glance, this unit might be seen as expensive which is priced at $249.95 but looking closer, will justify and make you want it too. It is a single DIN that has Bluetooth capability that enables you to stream your favorite music from Spotify, Pandora or iHeartRadio. It features audiophile-grade components and has a 16-band EQ for total control. The DEH-80PRS received 5 stars on our audio quality test. Three Burr-Brown digital to analog converters are used - one each for the high, mid, and low frequency ranges; providing exceptional linear sound reproduction with wide dynamic range and faithful reproduction of the original source.

Alpine iLX-W650 – For a premium brand and product, the iLX-W650 is worth it. For only $294.95, you have a whopping 7 inch screen that is Apple Carplay and Android Auto capable stereo that will surely entertain you while you are driving. Have a SiriusXM subscription? No problemo! The iLX-W650 is SXM ready. While at the same time, capable of streaming your favorinte songs from SPotify, Pandora, Google Music and iHeart Radio. Alpine has implemented gesture controls such as 2-finger swipe motions which makes the user interface easy. Lastly, Alpine has made their new releases with shallow chassis with only 2.4” deep that fits perfectly to any vehicle.

POWER ACOUSTIK PDN-621HB – This unit from Power Acoustik is affordable and reliable. It comes with a built-in navigation with turn-by-turn features for USA, Canada and Mexico. You won’t find a more affordable touch screen, 2-DIN stereo at this price range with this much features.  It has the usual smartphone connectivity such as Bluetooth for hands-free calling and playing music; and it accepts steering wheels control interfaces (sold separately) for newer vehicles.

POWER ACOUSTIK PDN-1060HB – Another Power Acoustik unit, the PDN-1060HB is slowly showing its popularity. Priced only at $178.11, it gives you a gigantic 10.6” screen with built-in navigation and turn-by-turn

PIONEER  DEH-S5120BT - Last on our list in another Pioneer head unit. It’s affordable…. It’s single DIN…. And it does the job! The DEH-S5120BT is a CD player with Bluetooth stereo that can stream your music. It has Smart Sync, a Pioneer technology that pairs certain buttons on the stereo to your smartphone so you won;t have to touch your phone if you want to launch an app. For intance, it has a dedicated navigation button wherein when pressed, opens whatever default map app on your smartphone. How cool is that? Lastly, it has a Bass Boost key used to activate and deactivate the Dynamic Bass Enhancer Effect.

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