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Overview: The HS8 HideAway subwoofer features a built-in
amplifier (125 watts RMS at < 1% THD+N/150 watts RMS at <
10% THD+N) and an 8" sub housed in a compact enclosure designed to fit
in tight spaces.
Remote Control: The wired remote puts output level control
within easy reach. The remote comes with a bracket to mount it under the dash.
The included 20' cable, with a 3.5mm mini-plug on each end, connects the remote
to the amplifier.
Note: The Remote Bass Control measures
approximately 2-1/4" wide x 1-1/4" high x 1.75"
deep (3" deep including the knob and cable).
Subsonic Filter: Frequencies that cannot be reproduced by the
subwoofer do not become sound, but unnecessary oscillations causing distortion;
these frequencies also waste amplifier power and can damage speakers. The subsonic
filter removes inaudible frequencies to improve the performance of the speakers by
eliminating this harmful distortion. The 24 dB/octave subsonic filter's crossover
point is 25 Hz.
Mounting: The subwoofer, with its 3-1/4" height, can be
mounted in applications with limited space, even under a seat in the passenger
compartment of many vehicles.
Auto Turn-on: two position switch
- +12V: amp turns on when 12 volts
is applied to the remote turn-on wire
- DC: amp turns on when a signal is
present on the speaker-level input
Input Level: two position switch
- Hi: accepts signal input from 250mV to
- Lo: accepts signal input from 125mV to
Phase: two position switch; set the subwoofer phase to 0° or
Bass Boost: rotary dial to adjust the bass boost; continuously
variable from 0 to 6 dB; boost centered at 40 Hz
Crossover Frequency: rotary dial to control the low pass crossover
frequency; 50 to 120 Hz
Gain: rotary dial to set the amplifier gain control; 250mV
to 10 volts for speaker level inputs and 125mV to 5 volts for line level inputs
Harness: The Quick-Connect harness has wires for power (17-1/2
feet), ground (2 feet), remote turn-on (2 feet), and signal input (8 feet). If using
a speaker level input, just splice into the wire in the harness. If using a line
level input, the ZS ZiSL speaker wire to RCA adapter is needed (item number
20609ZISL, sold separately). The included in-line fuse holder should be added
to the power wire at the battery location.
Remote Bass: 3.5mm mini-jack for use with the included wired
Fuse: one 10-amp ATO fuse installed in the chassis