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Overview: The SUBX1
portable satellite radio boombox is designed to interface with the SIRIUS
SP4-TK1 Sportster (item 607SP4TK1), the SIRIUS SP5-TK1 Sportster (item 607SP5TK1), the SIRIUS Starmate Replay ST4-TK1 (item 607ST4), and the Stratus SV3 (item 607SV3) plug-and-play tuners. The boombox's built-in handle and built-in speakers give the plug-and-play receiver portability, allowing you to
take the unit virtually anywhere.
Note: For the system
to work, you'll need a subscription to SIRIUS Satellite Radio in addition to
the SIRIUS tuner.
SIRIUS Satellite Radio: SIRIUS
Satellite Radio features more than 120 streams of original programming beamed
coast-to-coast, including 65 streams of commercial-free, digital-quality music,
and news, talk, sports, entertainment, and children's programming.
Note: Satellite radio
service is available only within the continental United States. Service
is not available in Alaska and Hawaii.
Docking Adaptor: The boombox
features a docking adapter that will allow it to work with ST or SV series
SIRIUS satellite tuners.
Auxiliary Input: This unit uses
a front panel mini-jack input to let you connect
additional audio components to the boombox.
Headphone Input: The boombox
features a front panel headphone jack out so you can listen to your SIRIUS
satellite radio stations in privacy.
Dynamic Sound: Full range sound
is provided by a 2.1 speaker system with separate tweeters, midrange speakers
and powerful subwoofer.
Bass Enhancement: The unit
feature bass enhancement technology that improves low end sound giving you
better bass response.
Antenna Storage: The antenna
cradle and cable storage feature located on back of the boombox allows you to
take your antenna with you.
Power Options: The boombox can
be operated on household AC current when the supplied AC adapter is used. The
unit can also operate using 8 "D" batteries, allowing you to take it with you
wherever you go. The batteries are automatically bypassed whenever the AC
adapter is plugged into the unit.
Antenna: The unit comes with a
SIRIUS satellite antenna with a 19.5' cable. The antenna cable has a single SMB
connector. You must place the antenna in a location that has a relatively clear
view of the SIRIUS satellite paths. For convenience, the antenna can be mounted
to the 4 pegs on the back of the unit. The antenna has the following dimensions:
Width=2.57", Height=1.356" (3.645" with antenna raised), Depth=3.216".
Note: SIRIUS has three
satellites that fly in a figure-8 pattern that crosses the central U.S..
Antenna placement will depend upon where you live in the continental
- Power Output: 5 watts RMS
- THD: 0.1% at 1 watt
- Frequency Response: 70 Hz
to 20 kHz
- Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >75
- Headphone Output Impedance:
- Headphone Output Level
(Variable): 500mV (minimum)
- Headphone Connector Type:
3.5mm stereo jack (1/8")
- Auxiliary Input Impendence:
3k ohms (nominal)
- Auxiliary Input Level: 2.0
- Auxiliary Input Connector:
3.5mm stereo jack (1/8")
- Battery Type/Quantity: "D"
Cell / 8 total
- AC Adapter: 12 volt, 3A,
- Weight: 7.3 lbs (without
- Dimensions: Width =
19.1875", Height = 8.8125", Depth = 8"