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Cast Alloy Baskets: The Evolution C5 component speakers feature cast
alloy woofer baskets, while incorporating JL Audio's patented "Elevated Frame" cooling system. This cooling
technology, also found on the flagship ZR component systems and W7 and W6v2 subwoofers, allows air to flow directly
across the top plate and onto the voice coil windings to greatly improve
linearity at all listening levels.
Motor Structure: The DMA (Dynamic Motor Analysis)-optimized motor
structure achieve outstanding linearity.
Woofer Cones: The cone and suspension elements were designed and manufactured
by the world-famous Dr. Kurt Müller & Co of
Germany. The speakers feature low-mass, mineral-filled polypropylene cones with
butyl rubber surrounds. The cone and surround are inherently well damped to
deliver an uncolored, neutral midrange without any coloration. The speakers are
also equipped with symmetrical-roll, hybrid-weave spiders.
Silk Domes: The C5 component system's 3/4" silk dome tweeters are
incredibly smooth on- and off-axis for accurate imaging and a big, stable
Neodymium Magnets: The small neodymium magnets and small chassis give
you excellent tweeter placement flexibility.
Performance: Each pair of C5 tweeters is tested and matched to within 1 dB of
JL Audio's reference curve to ensure optimum system performance.
Mounting Options: The tweeters come mounted in JL Audio's RSR mounting
system to permit precise angling of the tweeters after installation. There are
five available positions for angling the tweeter inside the flush mount. The
mounting dimensions are as follows:
- Mounting Depth: 0.56" (1.67" screw depth)
- Mounting Height: 0.36"
- Frame Diameter: 1.758"
- Cutout Diameter: 1.49"
Two-way Crossover System: The C5 component system utilizes a true
2-way crossover system:
- High Pass: On the tweeters is a second order high-pass filter
utilizing premium Mylar capacitors combined with an air-core inductor. Four
tweeter level settings are selectable via jumper pins: +2.0dB, Reference,
-1.5dB, and -3.0dB.
- Low Pass: The low-pass section features a first order filter with
three levels of user-definable midrange presence: Low, Reference, and High.
Polyswitch: Polyswitch tweeter protection is incorporated into each C5
component system crossover system.
Barrier Strips: Connections to each crossover network are made via
protected nickel-plated barrier strips.
Dimensions: The C5 crossover systems have the following dimensions:
Width=3.367", Height=4.72", Depth=1.44"
Connection Note: The C5 component system comes with no speaker wire.
Instead, a number of spade connectors and quick slides are included in the
hardware pack to be crimped onto speaker wire you provide.