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Helix Esprit E69X

6"x9" 3-way car speakers

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Item #: 975E69X

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Helix Esprit E69X

Overview

Our take on the Helix Esprit E69X

Helix's German engineering pedigree really shows up in their Esprit Series speakers, which offer big technological bang for the buck. The E69X 6"x9" speakers use an 3/4" silk dome tweeter for smooth high-frequency detail, and a 2" mylar midrange helps to add more definition to vocals and instrumentals. Each speaker features a rigid 6"x9" woven fiberglass cone that delivers tight bass reproduction, while the durable rubber surround helps this speaker provide exceptional sound for years to come.

High fidelity with excellent imaging

Esprit Series E69X 6

Helix's German engineering pedigree really shows up in their Esprit Series speakers, which offer big technological bang for the buck. The E69X 6"x9" speakers use an 3/4" silk dome tweeter for smooth high-frequency detail, and a 2" mylar midrange helps to add more definition to vocals and instrumentals. Each speaker features a rigid 6"x9" woven fiberglass cone that delivers tight bass reproduction, while the durable rubber surround helps this speaker provide exceptional sound for years to come.

Built for power

A tough stamped-steel basket houses the three drivers, providing the stability needed to maintain accurate reproduction when the music's turned up loud. The Esprit E69X speakers will sound great powered by an aftermarket car stereo, but an outboard amplifier will give you the best audio quality. Grilles are included.

What's in the Box:

  • Two 3-way speakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • 2 Grille frames
  • 8 Speed clips
  • Eight 2-1/4" Flat head Self-tapping screws
  • Two 11.5' Lengths of speaker wire (female quick-slides on one end and tinned wire on other)
  • Instruction manual (English/ German)
  • Template

Product Highlights:

  • 6"x9" 3-way speakers (pair)
  • woven fiberglass woofer cone with rubber surround
  • 3/4" silk dome tweeter
  • 2" mylar midrange
  • power range: 5-50 watts RMS (150 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 35-22,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 92 dB
  • top-mount depth: 2-15/16"
  • grilles included
  • warranty: 2 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Helix Esprit E69X Reviews

Average Customer Review:

1 Review

Fits in Prius!

Jay from Findlay, OH on 8/18/2012

2012 Toyota Prius
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I installed them in the front door of my 2012 Toyota Prius. They fit without touching the glass nor the inside door panel (with some dremeling of the panel) using SAK010, 1" deep speaker adapters. You will need to drill two holes for the speaker adapters in the door but some silicon should prevent rust and rattling. Note, the recommended Scosche 142SAT69 speaker adapters don't fit a 2012 Prius and you will have to drill those out too so don't bother getting 6 1/2" speakers for the front. You might as well get 6 x 9's and get better sound. UPDATED 2/4/13: The bass completely disappears when the temperature drops to around 15 degrees F.

Pros: Rich bass response.

Cons: None

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Features and Specs

General
Design 3-way
Tweeter Design 3/4" Dome
Tweeter Composition Silk
Woofer Composition Woven Fiberglass
Woofer Surround Rubber
Parts Warranty 2 Years
Labor Warranty 2 Years
Specifications
Sensitivity 92 dB at 1 watt
Frequency Response 35 - 22k Hz
RMS Power Range (Watts) 5-50
Peak Power Handling (Watts) 150
Impedance (Ohms) 4
Top-mount Depth (Inches) 2 15/16
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches) 3 1/8

Product Research

Features

Woofer Materials: Each woofer cone is made of woven fiberglass and has a durable rubber surround. This woven fiberglass material is very light and extremely stiff, minimizing cone flex and resulting in faster transients and finer detail.

Tweeter/Midrange: Each speaker has a 3/4" silk dome tweeter with a neodymium motor structure and a 2" Mylar midrange for a smooth transition from the woofer to the higher frequency output.

Magnet cover: The E 69X are shipped with a rubber magnet cover to protect the speaker. If the cover is removed the depth changes slightly:

  • Top Mount Depth: 2.80"
  • Bottom Mount Depth: 2.954"

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