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RetroSound R-573N

5"x7" 3-way speakers

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by Charlie Pastorfield
Retrosound

Why replace your car's original speakers?

The speakers that originally came in your car were made from inexpensive materials, designed to create acceptable sound at the lowest possible cost to the manufacturer. If you love music, you deserve better. Name-brand aftermarket speakers deliver fuller, richer sound with considerably more detail and nuance, and they're capable of playing louder and cleaner than factory speakers. Connect new speakers to your factory radio and you'll get the best possible sound from your dealer-equipped system. Pair them up with a new car stereo for a level of enjoyment that can rival a high-fidelity home audio experience.

Some cars make it tough to replace your speakers, but RetroSound designed the RetroMod® Series R-573N 5"x7" speakers to fit in just about any vehicle. These speakers use a compact, powerful neodymium magnet structure to keep mounting depth to an amazing 1.56 inches, while still allowing these speakers to handle plenty of power — up to 60 watts RMS. They'll deliver strong performance powered by a car stereo or an outboard amplifier.

RetroSound builds each speaker around a low-carbon, black steel basket, using a treated paper woofer cone, a Santoprene™ rubber surround, and two Mylar tweeters. Translation? These speakers will stand the test of time in your vehicle, shrugging off damage from moisture or temperature extremes. Whether you're customizing an older vehicle or just looking for some nice replacements, these RetroSound speakers will fit the bill.

Highlights:

  • 5"x7"/6"x8" 3-way speakers (pair)
  • treated paper woofer cone with Santoprene surround
  • Mylar dome tweeter and supertweeter
  • power range: 2-60 watts RMS (100 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 65-21,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 87 dB
  • top-mount depth: 1-9/16"
  • grilles included
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
 

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Features and Specs
General
Design
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3-way
Tweeter Design
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Dome
Tweeter Composition
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Mylar
Woofer Composition
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Treated paper
Woofer Surround
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Santoprene
Parts Warranty
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1 Year
Labor Warranty
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1Year
Specifications
Sensitivity
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87 dB at 1 watt
Frequency Response
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65 - 21k Hz
RMS Power Range (Watts)
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2-60
Peak Power Handling (Watts)
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100
Impedance (Ohms)
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4
Top-mount Depth (Inches)
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1 9/16
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)
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2 1/16
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What's in the box?

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  • Two 3-way speakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • 2 Grille frames
  • Two 16.5' Lengths of speaker wire (each has quick-slides on one end and bare wire on the other)
  • Eight 1-1/8" Self tapping screws
  • 8 Speed clips
  • 2 Strips of grille putty
  • Owner's manual

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Features

Woofer: The speakers feature efficient paper cone woofers with Santoprene surrounds.

Tweeters: Each speaker has dual low profile Mylar dome tweeters.

Neodymium Magnets: The N series speakers feature neodymium magnets. Because neodymium produces a much stronger magnetic field than ferrite (of the same size), the magnet size and mounting depth are substantially reduced.

 
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retro sound

Written By ken j, auburn ca on Saturday, May 25, 2013
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sound great take up very little room very afordable
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