About the JL Audio M3-650X-C-GW
Classic marine sound
Classic marine sound
Having toured JL Audio myself, I can tell you these guys take two things very seriously — great sound and life on the water. These M3-650X-C-Gw 6-1/2" marine speakers make both possible, thanks to excellent design and the most durable materials. You can mount them in your boat's cockpit or bulkhead walls, either as stand-alones or in conjunction with a subwoofer.
Supplied with plenty of power, these speakers can overcome that wicked combination of wind, water, and engine noise. The weatherproof mica-filled polypropylene cone is suspended in a durable synthetic rubber surround for long excursion and impactful sound. The UV-resistant polymer basket surrounds and protects the entire structure.
The 3/4" treated silk dome tweeters deliver brilliant highs, and they're mounted directly to the classic-style grilles for optimal sound radiation. Even in the roughest waters, you'll be able to enjoy the fine detail of your favorite tunes.
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- 6-1/2" 2-way marine speakers (pair)
- injection-molded, mica-filled polypropylene woofer with synthetic rubber surround
- 3/4" silk dome tweeter
- UV- and corrosion-resistant polymer baskets and grilles
- designed for free-air applications (no enclosures needed)
- for best performance, speaker needs at least 2 cubic feet of airspace
- handles up to 60 watts RMS (225 watts peak power)
- frequency response: 55-25,000 Hz
- sensitivity: 89.5 dB
- cutout diameter: 4.972
- frame diameter: 6.91
- mounting depth: 2.825
- warranty: 2 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # 93511
What's in the box:
- Two 2-way Marine speakers with grilles attached
- Twelve 1-1/8" Philips-head stainless-steel screws
- 12 Stainless-steel flat washers
- Owner's manual
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Features & specs
|Speaker Size||6 1/2|
|Tweeter Design||3/4" Dome|
|Woofer Composition||Mica-Filled IMPP|
|Parts Warranty||2 Years|
|Labor Warranty||2 Years|
89.5 dB at 1 watt |
|Frequency Response||55 - 25k Hz|
|Max RMS Power Handling||60|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||225|
|Top-mount Depth (Inches)||2 7/8|
|Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)||N/A|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||5|
Marine Tested: JL Audio's marine speakers are tested in ultraviolet chambers to simulate years of sun exposure, and salt fog chambers to simulate years of exposure to salt-water environments.
Woofers: The woofer cones are injection-molded, mica-filled polypropylene with UV inhibitors, synthetic rubber surrounds, and marine-grade synthetic fiber spiders.
DMA (Dynamic Motor Analysis): DMA is JL Audio's proprietary method of improving dynamic motor behavior. The DMA-optimized long-excursion design enhances output, bass extension and power handling of the speaker.
Tweeters: Each speaker features a grille mounted ¾" treated silk dome tweeter with a specially formulated treatment to withstand the marine environment. The tweeters use neodymium magnets for higher efficiency levels and are Ferrofluid-cooled and damped for improved response and power handling capabilities.
Crossover: The woofers use a natural roll-off and the tweeter crossovers are 12 dB/octave. The crossover also features a polyswitch solid-state tweeter protection circuit.
Polymer Basket And Grille: The baskets and grilles are UV-resistant polymer. The baskets encapsulate the woofers' motor systems to prevent corrosion.
Infinite-Baffle Operation: The speakers are optimized for infinite-baffle operation so they can be installed in a variety of locations, without the need for a dedicated enclosure.
Power Handling: JL Audio recommends two RMS power figures for this model; 60 watts RMS continuous power handling and 20-120 recommended amplifier power. We've listed the more conservative 60 watts RMS in the specs table.
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