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In addition to the
built-in 100-watt subwoofer amplifier, which drives the 8" woofer, the
CS8A5 has a built-in 4-channel amp (25 watts RMS x 4) that can be used to power
the front and rear speakers in your factory system.
Woofer Materials: The
woofer cone is made of paper, and the surround is made of foam.
Moisture Resistant Enclosure: The
enclosure is moisture resistant for reliable operation in humid conditions.
2-Way Crossover: This
unit has a fixed 2-way crossover that divides the frequency range, sending
frequencies below 100Hz to the amplified tube and frequencies above 100Hz to the
The subsonic filter, set at 35Hz, prevents really low frequencies from being
amplified. This allows the amplifier to run more efficiently with increased
Remote Level Control: Using
an optional remote level control, you can control the bass output level of the
subwoofer from a remote location.
- F/R Gain Control: rotary
control that allows you to adjust the level of the front and rear speakers powered
by the 4-channel amplifier
- Sub Gain Control: rotary
control that allows you to adjust the level of the subwoofer
- Phase Switch: allows
you to select normal or reverse phase for best bass response
- Power LED:
if power, ground and remote are connected properly, the LED will illuminate
- Remote Level Control: mini-jack
for use with optional remote level control
- Power/Ground Harness: two
0.25" male quick-slides for supplied power/ground harness
- Input Harness: 8-pin Molex
plug for supplied input wiring harness
- Output Harness: 10-pin Molex
plug for supplied output wiring harness
input and output wiring harnesses must be run from the radio location to the
subwoofer location. In addition, you must cut the radio's factory wiring harness
to connect the subwoofer's input and output wiring harnesses.
There are 2 mounting bases that are made to be attached to your vehicle with the
provided 1" self-tapping screws. Once the mounting bases are installed, the
tube can be placed on the bases and secured with the included mounting straps.
For best results, the tube should be mounted facing into a corner, and there
should be 2 to 4 inches between the woofer and the corner into which it is
power lead is only 11.25" long, so additional wire is required to extend it
to the battery. Additional power wire must be crimped or soldered to the
Bazooka's power lead.