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CEA 2006 Compliant: The Pioneer GM-D8601 mono subwoofer amplifier
power ratings are measured according to the Consumer Electronics Association's
CEA-2006 standards. These standards allow you to accurately compare the rated
power output of all CEA-2006 compliant amplifiers, even from different brands.
Manufacturers who adhere to the standards can display the CEA-2006 logo on their
products and packaging. CEA-2006 Specifications:
- Power Output:
- 300 watts x 1 at 4Ω with <1% THD+N
- 500 watts x 1 at 2Ω with <1% THD+N
- 800 watts x 1 at 1Ω with <1% THD+N
- Signal to Noise Ratio: 75 dBA
1Ω Stable: The GM-D8601 is capable of
powering load impedances down to 1Ω.
Auto Turn-on: When using a high voltage speaker level input,
a signal sensing circuit will automatically turn the amp on and off along with
the source unit.
Gain Control: The gain control is continuously variable from
200 mV to 6.5 V.
Crossover: The low pass crossover is always engaged, and is
continuously variable from 40 to 240 Hz.
Bass Boost: The bass boost circuit is variable from 0 to +18
dB, centered at 50 Hz. Adjustment is made using the included wired remote.
Wired Remote: The bass boost circuit is controlled using the
included wired remote, which can be mounted within easy reach of the driver. The
remote has integral flanges on both sides to mount the unit under the dash. The
- Width: 1.73" (2.63" including mounting tabs)
- Height: 0.75"
- Depth: 1.62" (2.2" including control knob and cable)
Power: The power and ground connections are set screw terminals
that will accommodate up to 4-gauge wire. The included 3mm Allen wrench is used to
tighten and loosen the terminals. Pioneer recommends different power and ground wire
gauges based on the length of the wire:
- 6-Gauge: up to 11' 10"
- 4-Gauge: up to 21'
Remote Turn-on: The remote connection is a set screw terminal
that will accommodate up to 8-gauge wire. The included 3mm Allen wrench is used to
tighten and loosen the terminals.
Speaker Connections: There are two pair of speaker output
set screw terminals, internally shorted together so it's easy to connect two
subwoofers. The terminals will
accommodate up to 8-gauge wire. The included 3mm Allen wrench is used to tighten
and loosen the terminals.
Signal Input: The amplifier features one pair of stereo RCA
inputs. If no line level signal is available, use the included speaker wire
to RCA adapters.
RCA Output: One pair of preamp output jacks provide a
convenient way to daisy-chain an additional amplifier without running another
set of RCA cables from the front of the vehicle to the amplifier location. The
output is not affected by the internal crossover.