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Kicker 41DSC684

6"x8" 2-way speakers

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by Alexander Hrabe
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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.

Here's the Kicker

As if Kicker wasn't already stiff competition for any affordable car speaker, their D-Series speakers once again raise the bar. In addition to providing excellent sound, these Kickers offer a thin profile that allows them to fit in more vehicles. 

Solid sound

The 41DSC684 6"x8" speakers will give you clarity like you've never had with your factory speakers. The 2-way design recreates a dynamic sound, dedicating the highs to the PEI domed tweeter while sending the midrange and lows to the 6"x8" polypropylene woofer. The 41DSC684's highly sensitive design conjures hefty volume even from low-powered factory radios, so you can crank your tunes and keep 'em blasting the whole ride.

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Highlights:

  • 2-way car speakers (pair)
  • 6"x8" polypropylene woofer with ribbed polyester surround
  • 1/2" PEI domed tweeter
  • power range: 2-50 watts RMS (200 watts peak power)
  • frequency range: 45-20,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 90 dB
  • top-mount depth: 2-5/16"
  • impedance: 4 ohms
  • grilles not included
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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Features and Specs
General
Design
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2-way
Tweeter Design
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1/2" Balanced Dome
Tweeter Composition
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PEI
Woofer Composition
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Polypropylene
Woofer Surround
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Polyester Foam
Parts Warranty
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1 Year
Labor Warranty
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1 Year
Specifications
Sensitivity
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90 dB at 1 watt
Frequency Response
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45 - 20k Hz
RMS Power Range (Watts)
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2-50
Peak Power Handling (Watts)
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200
Impedance (Ohms)
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4
Top-mount Depth (Inches)
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2 5/16
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)
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2 11/16
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What's in the box?

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  • Two coaxial speakers
  • Two 11" lengths of speaker wire (tinned wire on one end and 0.205" + 0.110" female quick slides on the other)
  • 4 Red plastic butt connectors
  • Eight 1" Self-tapping screws
  • 8 Speed clips
  • Owner's manual (English/ Spanish/ German/ French)

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Features

Polypropylene Woofer Cones: The Kicker D-series speakers feature durable polypropylene woofer cones for their rigidity and light weight. Polypropylene is also resistant to moisture and high temperature extremes found in automotive applications.

Ribbed Polyester Foam Surrounds: The ribbed polyester foam surrounds allow extended cone excursion for additional bass output and higher SPL.

1/2" PEI Balanced-dome Tweeters: The 1/2" PEI balanced-dome tweeters provide a smooth high frequency response with quick, detailed and spatially-correct imaging. PEI is an acronym for polyetherimide. The tweeters have strong neodymium magnets for higher power handling.

Mounting Applications: While Kicker describes this speaker as a 6x8, it also fits many 5x7 applications. Please check the Crutchfield Vehicle Selector to confirm fit.

 

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Kicker 41DSC684

Written By MikeM, El Paso, TX on Tuesday, June 24, 2014
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They sound much better than the Infinity speakers I had on my F-350. Highs are crisper and lows are lower than the Infinity 6x8's.

Only drawback is that on one speaker, one tweeter wire was not soldered correctly (or had come off) on the speaker terminal. Nothing 2 mins and my soldering station couldn't fix.
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Only drawback is that on one speaker, one tweeter wire was not soldered correctly (or had come off) on the speaker terminal. Nothing 2 mins and my soldering station couldn't fix.
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4 out of 5

Awesome

Written By cauliflower93, Jeffersonville, IN on Monday, April 28, 2014
 
These speakers that i have purchased are simply amazing. Sound quality was big factor when choosing door speakers for my Mercury Grand Marquis. I havent had any problems with the kicker whatsoever. I would definitely recommend these speakers to anybody who likes good some with not too much bass. Honeslty, i think my speakers could competitive. Dont plan on changing these little guys anytime soon!!!
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