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The Kicker TCVT10 subwoofer sealed-enclosure is specially designed to stand up to harsh
automotive environments. The enclosure is made of advanced material and
construction techniques to maintain optimal performance for years to come. The
inside of the enclosure is computer-modeled and human fine-tuned to offer a high
level of bass performance. The box is covered with durable black and grey
The Kicker TCVT10 enclosure is made to fit
behind the seat of a pickup truck, coupe or wherever space is limited and is
engineered to provide the best bass response when firing into the back of the
seat. The box comes supplied with 4 mounting plates to help secure it in place.
The reason the TCVT10 enclosure is slim and can fit in tight places is because
of a thin metallic Clearance Plate that allows room for the mounted woofers
massive magnet and motor structure.
The Kicker TCVT10 enclosure is internally wired for a 2 ohm load at the
speaker-wire connection terminal. The enclosure's silver-plated, spring loaded,
binding posts are located on the left-hand side of the box an can accept
12-gauge speaker wire.
Woofer: The Kicker TCVT10 enclosure uses a
front-firing 10" CompVT subwoofer for loud, pounding bass.
The cone is a modified spoke cone design which
helps it fit in this very slim enclosure. The ultra high performance
injection molded polypropylene cone remains
rigid and minimizes cone flex, lowering harmonic distortion.
Distortion in the cone is further reduced with 360° back bracing.
- Surround: The optimized
ribbed Santoprene surround allows extended cone excursion for
additional bass output and higher SPL. The surround is stitched to the
cone to add a mechanical fastener to the chemical adhesives. This prevents the
cone and surround from separating in the harshest conditions.
- Basket and
Motor Assembly: The high-strength steel basket features a low-profile open
design, and provides a solid foundation for the precision-aligned motor
assembly. Perimeter venting relieves pressure under the spider,
supports a linear excursion, and helps dissipate heat from the voice coil and
- Tinsel Leads: CVT subwoofers use
tinsel-lead technology, which allows the ideal amount of flex for better
strength and durability. The tinsel lead wires are
woven into the spider to relieve mechanical stress.
Due to the complex nature of Kicker Comp VT speakers, they require a
break-in period in order to produce optimum low-bass response. The
high-performance suspension system makes the speaker very stiff
out-of-the-box. Approximately 2 weeks of daily playing will allow
the suspension to break-in and reach its optimum equilibrium. A
broken-in subwoofer will exhibit stronger bass performance, smoother
response, and greater low-bass extension.