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Inputs and Outputs
Marine Amplifier: The Kicker MX700.5 Marine Amplifier takes
the basic design of the ZX amplifier series and adapts it for use on the water.
The amp is equipped with a gasket-sealed cover for the top-mounted controls, as
well as gasket-sealed endcaps. All of the RCA inputs have rubber caps, and the
fuses are protected from moisture with a silicone boot. The circuit board has
been sprayed with a special corrosion-deterring, conformal coating. The power
inputs and speaker outputs have been designed to meet or exceed U.S. Coast Guard
and American Boat and Yacht Council's standards for wired connections.
CEA 2006 Compliant: The
MX700.5's power ratings are measured according to the strict standards dictated
by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). These standards allow you to
accurately compare the rated power output of all CEA 2006-compliant amplifiers,
even if they come from different brands. Manufacturers who adhere to the
standards can display the CEA 2006 logo on their products and packaging.
Kicker "Livin' Loud" Certified
Power Certificate: The amplifier comes with a certificate that indicates the
total maximum wattage of the particular amplifier, along with the model number,
serial number, tested date, and whether the amplifier passed the total harmonic
distortion, signal-to-noise ratio, and protection circuit tests.
Amplifier Design: The MX700.5 combines a Class AB
amplifier design for the front and rear channels with a Class D design for
the subwoofer channel.
Top-Panel Controls: The top panel of the amplifier contains
several controls. These controls are flush with the top panel, and have a rubber
gasketed cover to protect the controls from moisture. The controls include:
- Gain: You can independently set the input
sensitivity for the front and rear channels.
- Crossovers: The MX700.5 has two internal crossovers
for the front and rear channels that can
be independently set for high-pass operation or turned off for
full-range operation. Another crossover (for the sub amplifier) is for
constant low-pass operation only. When engaged, the crossovers are continually variable from
50 to 200 Hz. The front/rear filters
have a slope of 12dB per octave, and the sub amp's low-pass filter has a
- KICKEQ Bass Boost: The MX700.5's KICKEQ bass boost
circuit provides a variable 0-18dB signal boost at 40Hz to the subwoofer
Remote Bass Level Control: The dash-mounted wired remote unit
allows you to adjust the output level of the subwoofer amplifier. The unit
comes with a 26'-3" cable, allowing you to control the amp even if it is
installed in the trunk of the vehicle. The remote control has the following
dimensions: 2.199" W x 1.715" D (2.196" including the knob) x 1.186" H.
Protection Circuitry: The MX700.5's protection circuitry guards against accidents
and undesired operation. The amp is protected by thermal protection, voltage
protection, and short circuit protection. The Protection/Power LED on the top of the amp glows green
when the amplifier is
connected correctly and the protection has not been engaged. If the Protection/Power LED
illuminates red, the amp's protection circuit has been engaged and the amplifier is in protect mode until
the problem is resolved.
Inputs and Outputs
Left Side of Amplifier:
- +12V (power):
gold-plated screw terminal
- REM (remote turn-on):
gold-plated screw terminal (accepts up to 8 gauge wire)
- GND (ground): gold-plated
- Fuses: three 30-amp fuses
Right Side of Amplifier:
- Speaker Outputs:
4 pairs of
gold-plated screw terminals (accepts up to 8 gauge wire)
- RCA Inputs: Three sets of gold-plated RCA
input jacks (Amp 1, Amp 2, and Subwoofer)
- Sub: One pair of gold-plated screw terminals
(accepts up to 8 gauge wire)
- Remote Bass: Multi-pin input for supplied remote
base control cable (it is the same as an S-Video jack)
Amp Wiring Kit:
It is recommended that a 4-gauge amp wiring kit with this amplifier. You
must make sure that the fuse included with the wiring kit is at least 90