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Speaker Input: The speaker level inputs are compatible with
nearly any factory stereo system, even most Bose systems. There are 4 pair of
inputs that will accommodate up to 400 watts per channel.
Channel Summing: The LC8i has the ability to sum together
multiple input channels (4, 6, or 8) from the factory source unit into 2 channels.
This is handy when the factory system has multiple, actively crossed-over signals
sent from the OEM source unit or amplifier(s). For example, in some vehicles there
is an actively crossed-over tweeter, midrange, and woofer all in the front of the
vehicle. The LC8i lets you take all of those signals and sum them together to get
a high-quality, full-range, pre-amp signal without the use of any additional cables
AutoMode Inputs: When there is no signal present at the
channel 4 input, the channel 3 input automatically feeds the channel 3 and
channel 4 outputs.
Auxiliary Input: There is a pair of RCA auxiliary input
jacks on the unit so you can easily add an iPod, satellite radio, or other
secondary source. The aux input is engaged by pressing the knob on the wired
remote. The auxiliary source volume is also controlled using the wired remote.
Output Level: The +/- 12 dB output level allows you to adjust
the head unit's voltage to the top of your amp's input range; up to 8.5 volts RMS.
Each of the four pair of RCA outputs has its own level adjustment. There is also
an output level control for the auxiliary input, so it matches the level of the
speaker level inputs.
Auto Turn-on: The main speaker level input has a signal sensing
circuit; the unit turns on when there's a speaker level input signal and turns off
when the signal disappears. If you prefer, the auto turn-on circuit can be defeated
and the remote input terminal used.
Remote Output: The +12 volt DC remote output will trigger an
amp to turn on whenever the LC8i is on. The remote's maximum current output is 1
Remote: With the included wired remote you can easily change
the input source, adjust the auxiliary input volume, and adjust the output level
of channel 4, often used for a subwoofer. The remote is designed to be dash
mounted, within reach of the driver; it can be mounted under the dash with the
supplied bracket, or the bracket can be removed and the knob and LED can be
custom mounted through the dash. Dimensions:
- Width: 2.558"
- Height: 1.477"
- Depth: 1.811" (2.465" including knob)
Ground Isolation: The power supply ground is switchable, in
case of ground loop noise. The factory position is fully isolated (typically the
best choice), but can be changed to Ground or 200Ω.
Terminal Blocks: The power/ground/remote in/remote out
terminal and the speaker level input terminals are removable; the wiring is
attached to the block, then the block is plugged into the LC8i. The terminal
blocks will accommodate wire up to 12 gauge.
- Maximum Speaker Level Input: 400 watts per channel @ 4Ω
- Maximum Output Voltage: 8.5 volts RMS
- Output Gain: +/-12 dB
- Frequency response: 10Hz-22kHz
- THD: 0.01%
- Input Impedance: 20 kΩ
- Output Impedance: 150 Ω