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JVC Arsenal CS-AW6040

10" subwoofer with dual 4-ohm voice coils

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by Dominic Devito
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What's a component sub and why would I want one?

A component sub is simply a speaker that's designed to reproduce bass once it's installed in a compatible enclosure. Think about the impact of a movie soundtrack in a big theater or even in your own home HDTV setup. A component sub can add the same kind of power to the music in your car. And a car sub is not all about the boom that you hear on a street corner (although that's cool too) - you can pair a component sub with your choice of enclosure to get bass just the way you like it, from tight and punchy to fat and loose. And once you experience music in your car with a well-tuned subwoofer, you'll never go back.

JVC's Arsenal CS-AW6040 10" subwoofer sports a mean battleaxe logo, letting your competition know that you're serious about your bass. Dual-cap construction combines a metal-coated olefin diaphragm with a pulp cone that's been reinforced with Aramid fibers. A butyl rubber surround maintains tight control over cone excursion. This low-end warrior works in sealed and ported boxes, and handles up to 350 watts RMS for bass that has your back anytime.

Built to last
Want your bass investment to last a while? This sub features a tough aluminum basket and a 53.7-ounce strontium magnet for extreme durability. A resin magnet cover shields the sub's inner workings from damaging heat, so it can work louder and longer, even under high-current loads. And JVC backs their Arsenal subs with a two-year warranty.

Installation flexibility
The CS-AW6040 also gives you options. It features dual 4-ohm voice coils with nickel-plated screw terminals for convenient installation and flexibility in wiring your system. The rubber trim ring lets you finish your installation with a clean, professional look.

Note: If you are wiring this DVC sub for lower impedance, make sure that your amp is compatible. Most 2-channel car amplifiers are stable down to 2 ohms in standard mode, or 4 ohms in bridged operation. Most mono amps are stable down to 2 ohms.

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Highlights:

  • 10" subwoofer with dual 4-ohm voice coils
  • metal-coated olefin diaphragm and pulp cone reinforced with Aramid fibers
  • butyl rubber surround
  • die-cast aluminum basket
  • rubber gasket trim ring
  • power range: 100-350 watts RMS (175 watts RMS per coil)
  • peak power handling: 1,000 watts
  • frequency response: 25-2,500 Hz
  • sensitivity: 86 dB
  • top-mount depth: 5-1/8"
  • sealed box volume: 0.682 cubic feet
  • ported box volume: 0.972 cubic feet
  • warranty: 2 years
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Features and Specs
Size
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10 -inch
Impedance
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4 ohms
Cone Material
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Olefin+Aramid Pulp
Surround Material
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Butyl Rubber
Ideal Sealed Box Volume (cubic feet)
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0.682
Ideal Ported Box Volume (cubic feet)
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0.972
Port diameter (inches)
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3
Port length (inches)
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5.9375
Free-Air
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No
Dual Voice Coil
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Yes
Sensitivity
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86 dB at 1 watt
Frequency Response
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25 - 2500 Hz
RMS Power Range (Watts)
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100-350
Peak Power Handling (Watts)
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1000
Top Mount Depth (inches)
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5 1/8
Bottom Mount Depth (inches)
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N/A
Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)
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9 1/4
Vas (liters)
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30.2
Fs (Hz)
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32.6
Qts
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0.993
Xmax (millimeters)
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9
Parts Warranty
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2 Years
Labor Warranty
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2 Years
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What's in the box?

Download owner's manual

  • 10" DVC 4-ohm woofer
  • 8 Mounting screws
  • Instructions (Eng/Spa/Fre)
  • USA Warranty Sheet
  • Canada Warranty Sheet
  • Product Registration Card/Questionnaire

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Features
Enclosure Compatibility

Features

Overview: The JVC Arsenal CS-AW6040 is a 10" dual voice coil 4-ohm subwoofer which supports up to 350 Watts RMS power handling and 1,000 watts maximum power handling with a frequency response of 25 to 2,500 Hz.

Olefin + Aramid Pulp Woofer Cone: The JVC Arsenal CS-AW6040 features a Metal Sputtering Olefin Diaphragm, plus Aramid Pulp cone. This woofer design provides increased efficiency and durability.

Butyl Rubber Surround: The JVC CS-AW6040 features a Butyl Rubber surround for added durability and controlled response.

Dual 4-ohm Voice Coils: This woofer features dual 4-ohm voice coils that offer flexibility in wiring. When the voice coils are wired in parallel with each other, the woofer presents a 2-ohm mono load. When the voice coils are wired in series with each other, the woofer presents an 8-ohm mono load. In addition, each coil may be connected to a different amplifier channel and each channel will see a 4-ohm load.

Dual Speaker Terminals: The 10" JVC woofer is equipped with two pair of nickel plated, binding post speaker terminals which can support up to 12 AWG speaker wire. The speaker terminals feature woven tinsel leads wired through the voice coil of the woofer.

Aluminum Voice Coil Former: The JVC Arsenal 10" woofer features an aluminum voice coil former with a long stroke conex spider.

Aluminum Cast Basket: The JVC Arsenal 10" woofer features a strong cast aluminum basket for added rigidity.

53.7 oz Strontium Magnet: The JVC Arsenal CS-AW6040 features a 53.7 oz strontium magnet with an air vent cooling hole to keep the woofer running cool. The magnet features a ultra heat resistant resin magnet cover.

Rubber Gasket: The CS-AW6040 features a removable rubber gasket trim-ring to help conceal the woofer's mounting holes and provide a professional looking installation.

Enclosure Compatibility

Recommended Sealed Box Volume: JVC recommends mounting this woofer in a sealed enclosure made out of 3/4" MDF with an internal volume of 0.682 cu/ft.

Recommended Ported Box Volume: JVC recommends a ported enclosure made out of 3/4" MDF with an internal volume of 0.972 cu/ft using a 3.0" diameter x 5.9375" long port.

 
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3 out of 5

Sounds great in my 07 Ford F150 single cab!

Written By Sammy, Tulsa, OK on Friday, August 27, 2010
 
I bought this sub, well worth the money sounds good in my single cab truck. I have had it for 2 years with no problems... I have the 10inch good tight bass for the price. but won't drop low on some tracks.
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