Controls and Inputs
Class D Amplifier: The enclosure contains a built-in 200-watt
Class D (digital) amplifier that allows RCA or speaker-level input. The amplifier
is highly efficient and designed specifically for use with the subwoofers in the
Built-in Low-pass Filter: The low-pass filter frequency can
be varied from 50 to 150 Hz for a seamless transition between the output of this
unit and that of the other speakers in the vehicle.
Auto Turn-On Feature for Speaker Level Input: When the using
a speaker level input signal (with the included speaker level to RCA adapter), the
subwoofer's built-in amplifier will automatically turn on and off with the radio.
Note: The auto turn-on feature does not
operate when a preamp level signal is used; the remote turn-on
lead is necessary.
External Bass Control: The external bass control allows you
to adjust the bass level from anywhere in the vehicle.
Thunder4500 Woofers: The enclosure comes loaded with two
12" Thunder4500 dual voice coil woofers.
Note: The woofers have an
unusual impedance, specifically designed with
the amp, and cannot be replaced with standard
Carbon-filled Polypropylene Cones: Each woofer cone is made
of carbon-filled polypropylene. Carbon adds strength and heat resistance to
polypropylene; the result is reduced distortion and improved reliability. In
addition, the cone is also very resistant to environmental extremes. Each woofer
uses a polyether foam surround.
Asymmetrical Linear Drive System (ALDS): The Asymmetrical
Linear Drive System consists of a flat, progressive spider that improves suspension
and an extended vented pole piece that smoothes out the cone's linear motion. The
result is high output and low distortion.
Spider Plateau Venting: Heat from the voice coil is vented
through metal-mesh covered vents that surround the back of the spider.
Voice Coils: The voice coils are wound on high-temperature
formers to promote high power handling.
Strontium Ferrite Magnets: The strontium ferrite magnets
yield highly efficient speakers.
Molded Enclosure: The molded, high-density polyethylene
resin enclosure resists flexing and dampens resonance.
Controls and Inputs
- Gain Control: rotary control
that allows you to set the gain of the amplifier
- Crossover Control: rotary
control that allows you to adjust the crossover
from 50 to 150 Hz
- Input: left and right RCA
jacks; these jacks allow speaker-level input
when the supplied RCA high-level input wires
- EBC: mini-jack for use
with supplied external bass control
- Harness: 3-pin jack for
use with supplied wiring harness
- Fuse: installed 20A ATC
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