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Blaupunkt Blue Magic CX 130

5-1/4" component speaker system

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  • Blaupunkt Blue Magic CX 130

    CX 130 5-1/4" component speaker system

  • Blaupunkt Blue Magic CX 130

    Blaupunkt CX 130 woofer

  • Blaupunkt Blue Magic CX 130

    Blaupunkt CX 130 woofer shown with included grille

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    CX 130 tweeter

  • Blaupunkt Blue Magic CX 130

    Ferrite magnet includes rubber cover and voice coil ventilation

  • Blaupunkt Blue Magic CX 130

    Included crossover with cover removed

  • Blaupunkt Blue Magic CX 130

  • Blaupunkt Blue Magic CX 130

    Screw attachment on included grilles

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    Side view of woofer

  • Blaupunkt Blue Magic CX 130

    The back of the woofer shows the ventilated voice coil and speaker terminals

  • Blaupunkt Blue Magic CX 130

    Vent slots in basket dissipate heat to keep the voice coil cooler

 

Our take on the Blaupunkt Blue Magic CX 130

by Dave Delamere
Blaupunkt

Why install component speakers?

A component speaker system gives you the best possible performance from your car audio system. A system consists of separate woofers, tweeters, and crossovers, each designed to cover one specific range of frequencies. As separate components, the woofer can move freely to deliver more powerful performance, while the tweeter can be custom-mounted in a better spot up closer to your ears, revealing a whole new world of detail. Separate crossovers are far superior to the simple filters wired into full-range speakers, so the components work together for smoother, more focused sound.

More science than magic

Nothing up the sleeve here! Blaupunkt's Blue Magic CX 130 component speakers offer high-end construction and materials at an affordable price. A rigid injected polypropylene (IPP) woofer works with its rubber surround to deliver extended excursion for stronger mids and lows. You can install each adjustable 1" PEI tweeter up closer to your listening position, so you get the full effect of the vibrant highs in your music. With a little work, these components will give you a big jump in sound quality over your tired factory speakers.

The CX 130's design includes more ventilation to draw heat away from the voice coil on the woofer, so it'll handle handle higher power from an amp while still being efficient enough to work with a car stereo. The in-line crossovers ensure smooth imaging, so you enjoy the full depth of your music. You can flush- or surface-mount the tweeters, so you can create the best possible soundstage while keeping the installation neat.

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Highlights:

  • component speaker system includes 2 woofers, 2 tweeters, and 2 woofer grilles
  • 5-1/4" injected polypropylene woofer with rubber surround
  • 1" PEI dome tweeter
  • black steel basket
  • ventilated voice coil for heat dissipation
  • power range: 2-53 watts RMS (240 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 50-22,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 91 dB
  • 3-ohm impedance works with a factory radio, an aftermarket car stereo, or an amplifier
  • woofer top-mount depth: 2-1/4"
  • metal grilles included
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

Hands-on research from the Crutchfield Labs (what are the Labs?)

Features and Specs
General
Speaker Size
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5 1/4
Design
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2-way
Tweeter Design
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Dome
Tweeter Composition
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PEI
Woofer Composition
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Injected Polypropylene
Woofer Surround
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Rubber
Parts Warranty
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1 Year
Labor Warranty
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1 Year
Specifications
Sensitivity
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91 dB
Frequency Response
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50 - 22k Hz
RMS Power Range (Watts)
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2-53
Peak Power Handling (Watts)
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240
Impedance (Ohms)
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3
Top-mount Depth (Inches)
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2 1/4
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)
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2 1/2
Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)
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4 1/2
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What's in the box?

Download owner's manual

  • Two 5-1/4" Woofers
  • 2 Woofer grilles
  • Two tweeters (with attached 5" length of speaker wire)
  • 2 Flush mount tweeter housings
  • 2 Flush mount retaining rings
  • 2 Angled surface mount tweeter housings
  • 2 Crossovers
  • 8 Speed clips
  • Eight 1-1/4" Self-tapping screws
  • Four 5/8" Flat-head screws
  • Manual
  • Template

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At Crutchfield, you'll get detailed, accurate information that's hard to find elsewhere. That's because we have our own in-house Product Research team — they open the box, verify contents, check the owner's manual, and record dimensions, features and specs. We stay on top of new products and technologies to help people make informed choices.

Features

Woofer Magnet Cover: Each woofer has a rubber cover over the magnet. This cover is removable, useful when installing the speaker in tight mounting applications.

Note: The speaker measurements in "Features and Specs" were taken with the rubber cover removed; including the cover, the woofer's dimensions are:

  • Mounting Depth:
    • Top Mount: 2.298"
    • Bottom Mount: 2.504"
  • Magnet Diameter: 3.17"

Tweeter Mounting Options: The tweeter can be flush mounted, surface mounted, or surface mounted at an angle using the included adapters. The tweeter comes mounted in the flush mount housing, the angled surface mount housing is included, and combining the top of the angled housing and the bottom of the flush housing creates the standard surface mount housing. The angled housing surface mounts the tweeter at approximately 45°. Once the tweeter is mounted in any of the housings, it can be angled to optimize imaging.

Tweeter Dimensions:

  Flush Mount Surface Mount Angled Surface Mount
Mounting Height 0.35" 1.1" 1.65"
Depth 0.75" 0.625" (screw depth) 0.625" (screw depth)
Frame Diameter 2.125" 1.825" N/A
Cutout Diameter 1.827" N/A N/A
Frame Width N/A N/A 1.81"
Frame Length N/A N/A 1.84"

Crossovers: Input and output wires are attached to the crossovers. The inputs are 8' long with tinned bare wire on the end. The outputs for both the woofer and tweeter are 28" long and are terminated with quick slides for easy connection to the drivers. No crossover point frequency or slope specifications are provided.

Crossover Dimensions:

  • Width: 1-7/8"
  • Height: 1"
  • Depth: 1-1/4"
 
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Blaupunkt Blue Magic CX 130

Written By Anonymous, Bryan, TX on Monday, August 18, 2014
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Quality sound... Great price considering they came with separate high quality tweeters. If you don't need tweeters, though, don't order these.
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Bluepunkt Blue Majac CX 130 speakers

Written By Dr Dave, Lees Summit MO on Tuesday, May 13, 2014
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Great speakers for the money and now back to crutchfield to get a better stereo to get the full effect of the speakers. Crutchfield as always was a pleasure to work with.
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Good quality of sound and fit wasn't too hard.
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2 questions already asked

do these speakers have a deep bass? or is it mid range? and how is the over all quality? [ jelani  Jun 01, 2014 ]
9 answers
  • The sound is mostly mid and high range. I have these speaker up front and larger (more bass) speakers in the rear. [ ED   Jun 05, 2014 ]
  • Deep enough for the price, I guess. Great sounding mids and hi's and the overall quality is on point [ DAVID   Jun 04, 2014 ]
  • Has a nice deep bass but not over powering of a bass. I listen to jazz and blues and the quality of the sound coming from these speakers are awesome.. [ ORLANDO   Jun 02, 2014 ]
  • They are a good mid range speaker. Quality is good and speakers sound good. A lot clearer than my old factory speakers. [ Jerred   Jun 02, 2014 ]
  • These speakers provide plenty of base and midrange. I have a kicker with a 75 watt amp that I can barely hear over the cx130s but I may have installed it wrong. [ Benjamin   Jun 02, 2014 ]
  • Hi Jelani...unfortunately the speakers didn't get a fair trial with me. I bought a new Alpine radio for my RV and found that a channel was bad in the old one. What I thought was a speaker issue was not, so I kept the original Blaupunkpt speakers I have. That said the speaker is beautiful and when plugged in had a good sound, comes with a separate tweeter also. It was never mounted in place so I couldn't compare. There was plenty of Bass while standing alone. You'd really have to try them. Crutchfield is excellent about returning items. [ CHARLES   Jun 01, 2014 ]
  • Hi Elena,, I installed the speakers into my BMW and one of the speakers on the right side had blown out. Now i have to pull out the door again and replace it. I have not looked at the warranty yet. So far I am very disappointed. Eddie Ballut [ Eddie   Jun 01, 2014 ]
  • Good bass response but not deep bass, overall quality is excellent! [ Jason   Jun 01, 2014 ]
  • I use these speakers and they do not have "deep bass". However, they have a better low range frequency than others I have had in the same application. You will not be disappointed in the low end sound that comes from this speaker. Everyone's opinion differs when it comes to what they like. I prefer a deeper rich sounding bass. I purchased a powered 8 inch subwoofer. I have these speaker in the rear door a of a Chevy Silverado [ MARK   Jun 01, 2014 ]
do i need the crossover for my truck? [ Mario  Jan 25, 2014 ]
2 answers
  • Are these midbass speakers? I want to install them in the front doors of my '97 BMW 5 series to replace blown midbass speakers. Also are the crossovers necessary? [ Austin   Apr 21, 2014 ]
  • This will depend largely on your vehicle. For details on installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on what you will need for an installation. [ Krissy Staff  Jan 26, 2014 ]

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