1999 Ford Ranger
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Great bass for a reasonable price. Easy to install. Crisp clean sound.
Item # 204BTA1010 | MFR # BTA10100
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Bass makes up about 30% of your music, and it gives music its power and impact. A good subwoofer can make an average car audio system sound good, and a good car audio system sound great. Good bass is all about moving air, and a cylindrical tube translates the motion of its woofer into maximum air pressure so you hear and feel more bass. Bazooka designed the Bass Tube to act like a bass cannon, firing low frequencies throughout your vehicle.
The affordable BTA10100 10" amplified Bazooka Bass Tube lets you add ride-filling bass to your system with a minimum of hassle. It's an ideal solution if you drive a leased vehicle, and want the thrill of powerful bass but don't want to make any modifications. The BTA10100 Bass Tubes enclosure comes with a 10" woofer, a built-in amp (100 watts max power), and installation parts including a power/signal harness (15" power and ground wires, 10" turn on and speaker input leads, RCA inputs, and auto turn-on jumper), 7.5-amp fuse with holder, power rings, and mounting hardware.
A compact Bass Tube will fit in almost any vehicle, and you can disconnect it in a snap if you need more cargo space. Since the tube's speaker and port are right next to each other, you can get amazing results by "corner loading" your tube — placing it in a corner of your trunk or cargo area so your vehicle's boundaries act as a natural amplifier, boosting bass production.
An optional wired Remote Bass Control Module gives you independent in-dash volume control of your bottom end. Want to know more? Take Bazooka's Bass Tubes Tour.
Important Note: You'll need to purchase an amp wiring kit to install this powered Bass Tubes enclosure the included wiring harness is less than two feet long.
Great bass for a reasonable price. Easy to install. Crisp clean sound.
Chris, Dillingham, AK
Average Customer Review(s):
Great bass for a reasonable price. Easy to install. Crisp clean sound.
Great sub, easy to install and great bass. Overall great purchase.
It was an easy install and it sounds great in my 99 2dr Tahoe...
Fits perfectly in the trunk of my the love the punchy bass
Great for our 4Runner
Pros: Great price on a powered sub
This sub was easy to install and really performs well in my Jeep Wrangler.
So, I had installed a Bazooka 8" with a 50 watt internal amp in my car as part of a complete audio upgrade and was less than completely satisfied with the results. After installing the BTA 10100, I am pretty close to thrilled with my upgrade. This is a far more powerful unit than what I had previously installed and I'm now able to fade back to my front channels and really put my Polk door speakers to work. I listen to a ton of hard rock but a little bit of everything is featured on my iPod and I'm able to get all the bass I care for with the gain on the Bazooka set at about 1/4. To be fair, I also have a set of Pioneer 6x9s in the rear deck, run by a 200-watt amp, that help out with lows but that doesn't minimize the fact that I now get a ton of bass that I can feel as well as hear since moving to the larger sub. My system will now exceed what I can physically tolerate.
Pros: "thump-a-licious" with plenty of power to spare. My kids are envious and my wife rolls her eyes! The optional remote allows my to ease off the pedal when playing songs that require it.
Cons: None come to mind, although a composite cone might be nice instead of the paper!
Pros: Easy to install , sounds great , plays a huge range of bass , very good for the cost , I had at one time 4 pwr 15 and 4000w so I know bass , this dosent come close to that a but for what it is , it is great
Great bass and easy installation, if you are looking for a deep clean bass pay extra and get a ported or sealed box with 2 biggers subs and amp, because this wont dont the job and will Be dissapoined as i was, this subs are great for a bit of upgrade to the cat but if you are looking for something deep Clean go with something bigger, thanks to customer service i called them and told them thay they did not meet my expection and rapidly suggested something else, i ended up getting a sealed box with 2 12" kickers comps and the cx 600 amp great amazing combination, deep and clean how i wanted it now my 2013 vw cc is shaking , thanks Crutchfield for the recommendation and the exchange was so easy will buy again!!
Pros: Small, easy installation a bit powefull.
Cons: Not too clean on lows, not powerfull enought for the money they go for, was dissaponed for the sound.
Very solid sub. Fit in my truck real nice and produces a surprising amount of bass. Isn't overpowering but still hits hard. I listen to a lot of metal, and this sun sure delivers when it needs to. The only thing I can really complain about is the straps that hold it down seem pretty cheap.
Pros: Fits well, big sound, easy install
Cons: Hold-down straps aren't the greatest but they work
Purchased this sub for my 2014 Ford Explorer because it did not have a premium sound system. I'm so glad I did not pay the extra several thousand dollars for the Sony upgrade. The bazooka to has great bass response at low and high volume. I would recommend this tube to anyone looking to upgrade their system
Pros: Can easily be removed from the vehicle if I need additional storage space
This is my second Bazooka Sub that I have purchased from Crutchfield and I could not be happier. If you do not keep cars or trucks for lengthy periods these subs are ideal as it is simple to remove them and install in other vehicles. If you like massive bass this sub will not disappoint you , I have a older 8" model that really cranks up the bass to make the music pop and now I just bought this 10" what a treat. You will not be disappointed with this Sub woofer. This sub I just bought I got it as a second meaning it has a very small rub mark on it but has nothing to do with it's performance and it save me a bunch of money by buying a second , let's face it if your mounting it in a trunk who is going to see a small rub mark.
Pros: None , very good quality.
This my 2nd sub I've ever owned. It's perfect for my needs. Wasn't looking to bring attention to myself driving down the street, just wanted enough low end to compliment my stock speaker. Wasn't sure which Bazooka tube would be adequate. I chose this one over the 6" tube. The 10100 is probably a little more than power than I needed, but I 'd rather overwhelmed than under any day. I highly suggest getting the F.A.S.T. harness AND also extension cable sold separately. At the time I bought the Bazooka off the website, Crutchfield did not have the F.A.S.T harness & ext cable displayed as accessory option for this tube, so I wound up buying what was displayed which was the Fosgate wiring kit which I'm sure is decent. Only after I got the tube & wiring kit, I found out about the FAST harness package & asked Crutchfield to exchange the Fosgate kit for the FAST package. Crutchfield was very fast in replacing. The FAST harness & cable made it super easy to install. Didn't need to hook the power to the battery, which is what the manufacturer said this tube does not require. You simply tap into all wires to the back of the head unit. The Bazooka forum offered very good support. I had posted a question about the fast harness @ 1 am, they answered me 4 hours later!
Pros: Good sub. Great support from Bazooka, & Crutchfield as usual.
I put this 10 in my 2004 Honda odessy expecting a moderate increase in bass but I am always shocked when the system powers up how much power it delivers. As somone who has done car audio for years and put in dozens of subs I can say I'm extremely impressed with my tube. The fact that it doesnt require an amplifier and has a quick disconect block harness makes it a perfect solution for a low profile, semi perminate instal in any I put this 10 in my 2004 Honda odessy expecting a moderate increase in bass but I am always shocked when the system powers up how much power it delivers. As somone who has done car audio for years and put in dozens of subs I can say I'm extremely impressed with my tube. The fact that it doesnt require an amplifier and has a quick disconect block harness makes it a perfect solution for a low profile, semi perminate install in any vehicle.
Cons: Because of the shape of the tube it has a somewhat more limited freqeuncy response than a conventional sub
Ok product but didn't meet my needs.
Great sound. Easy to hook up.
I bought this sub 3 months ago. put in my ext cab chevy cloroado. It works like a charm.... well for 3 months it did. I noticed a rattle, screw that holds the amp was loose no problem. But now the stupid plug is messed up. its loose it wiggles and causes the connections to go crazy. Ill walk out side to get the mail and here my truck thumping and i haven't cranked it all day. Now its really bad and i just have to unplug it so the constant bass will stop. Its wired correctly so i dont know whats wrong. If Bazooka can fix this it will be a great product if not. I wont make the same mistake twice. I listen to rock so its not like i have it maxed out. Its a good sub, if you buy it treat the plug with extra care. As far as the good things its got good bass and makes all types of music sound better. Quick removal is a plus. Overall without the problems i give it a 4.5 out of 5 (2008 chevy colorado, Alpine door speakers, JVC XG-700 radio, bazooka tube)
I wanted to add some bass to my factory speakers and head unit as easily as possible. Installing this was very easy with the F.A.S.T harness - just connect 6 wires to the factory harness, run the cable to the trunk, ground it, and plug it in to the sub after mounting it down, and you're good to go. As far as the sound, I already got pretty decent bass beforehand considering it was a factory system, but I wanted to add more, without rattling everything and everyone outside of my car. It is actually louder then I thought it would be, which is great considering it's in the trunk of a sedan and has to make it through my seats. Would probably be a lot better in a hatchback, but in my 08 Altima, I'm very happy with this.
I bought the 10 inch bazoka to put in my sons '94 BMW 325i. The stock system was a bit wimpy and needed some low end help. What a difference! Now he gets well defined bass. It's not like the fluffy 15 inch trunk rattlers. But definitely worth the price. Fairly easy to install and the built in crossover routes all the low end signal directly to the sub. Now the stock speakers have less work to do. Great product!
I purchased this item and hooked it up with one of the amp wiring kits sold here as well. This included RCA cables to my head unit which I installed. To my dismay, even at the HIGH output setting, the head unit didn't give enough juice to the RCA to trigger the Bazooka to turn on at any volume below 17-20 depending on input (CD 17, radio 20). I'm going to try using the remote power wire instead of the auto-on feature. Another complaint/issue I have with this tube is the astounding lack of bass. I am wired correctly, IN PHASE, and using the RCA patch cables as mentioned and it sounds quite underwhelming. I have the bass/volume/level dial all the way up. I may try using the high-level input instead of the low-level RCA cables to see if that helps both the auto-on feature and the bass/volume level.
I bought two of these from scratch and dent and they showed up in flawless condition with all of hte materials and in good working order. The shipping boxes were the only things that appeared to be used. I pointed them forward in the trunk of my Maxima rather than back at the rear corner of the car. The sound from them is crystal clear and easily adjustable to taste. I can make them bump like MAd or keep them soft and subtle. They sound good with everytype of music I have thrown at them. Definitely not dissapointed in any way. One other good factor is the tube form factor works out real nice for space in my sit
I have a 1999 Honda Crv in which I was lacking bass.I have a Pioneer head unit and decent aftermarket speakers.I was very surprised by the quality of this subwoofer.It effectively rounds out my system well and does not cause a vibration to hear outside like more powerful subs do.Plan on buying a spool of wire ,rca cables and quick connectors as you only get a small harness.Installation was easy as i used rca cables to connect into my JL amp.
I love my two 10' Bazooka tubes. They fit perfectly in a small truck like my Ford Ranger. Installation was so easy, and they bump so hard in that small space that I have.
I am very impressed with this product. Sounds great got a good thump and is loud. Installation of the sub itself is a breeze with the included cords. I dont know of the longevity of this product but from what I've sceen it varies from person to person. I hope mine lasts a long time. I do not recommend this if you want to stun small animals. It does not have the omg thats a loud bass sound that shakes your house as it drives by. It still holds it's own very well. I strongly reccomend this product for a easy and convential way to add good bass to your car!
|Connector Type||Molex plug|
|Woofer Size (inches)||10|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Amplifier Power (RMS)||100 watts|
|Second Voice Coil Impedance||N/A|
Overview: The BTA10100 features a water-resistant poly enclosure that houses an 10" poly woofer with a foam surround. The woofer is powered by a built-in 100-watt maximum amplifier. The patented Bass Tube enclosure design eliminates bass standing waves for high accuracy, and superior efficiency.
Low-pass Filter: The BTA10100 has a fixed low-pass filter at 85 Hz with a slope of 18 dB/octave.
Subsonic Filter: The subsonic filter, set at 35Hz, prevents really low frequencies from being amplified. This allows the amplifier to run more efficiently with increased power output.
Remote Level Control: Using an optional remote level control, you can control the bass output level of the subwoofer from a remote location.
Auto Turn-On: The subwoofer will turn on automatically when it senses music in the high-level or low-level inputs.
Balanced Input Circuitry: Balanced low-level and balanced high-level input circuitry is used for improved noise reduction.
Installation: Each mounting strap has an attached mounting base that can be secured to your vehicle using the supplied self-tapping screws. Once the mounting bases are installed, the tube is held in place by the mounting straps. For best results, the tube should be mounted facing into a corner, and there should be 2" to 4" between the woofer and the corner into which the woofer is pointing.
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I have 2 of the 8" powered subs, prior to that had a 6'1/2 inch bazooka in my P 944 yrs ago. Nice deep bass without the cheap midrange wooden thump of most box setups. [ Chris Aug 17, 2018 ]
I've owned an amplified bazooka tube in the past and was quite pleased with it. [ Allan May 31, 2018 ]
I want to try mounting on the center console location in passenger seat for my Crown Vic. Some might know that it doesnt come with a console, so i want to see how it fits in that area. [ Sergei Oct 12, 2017 ]
Absolutely. The Bazooka features "high level" signal inputs for use with a factory stereo and the RCA inputs for use with an aftermarket one. So, if you will be connecting to the stock system, you can tap the factory speaker wires to provide the audio signal to the bass tube's high level inputs. The rest of the install is pretty standard; power from the battery and ground to the chassis. www.crutchfield.com/p_007CK10/item.html For additional assistance and personalized recommendations, feel free to contact us directly by phone or through our online chat service: https://www.crutchfield.com/support/ContactUs.aspx [ Ryan Dec 21, 2018 ] Staff
sure they'll have it. They tend to carry most items that are out dated. [ Marshall Mar 10, 2018 ]
In the back seat? Probably but you won't have much room left for passengers with a sub on the seat. If you meant under the seat, no, it's not likely to fit there. While we do not have the available space dimensions in that location, we do have the dimensions on this Bazooka: ?20-7/8"L x 10-3/8"W x 12-1/4"H So, you'd need a little more than a foot of clearance to accommodate the tube. You may want to consider a compact powered model like the Rockford Fosgate PS-8 instead: http://www.crutchfield.com/p_575PS8/item.html I hope that helps! My Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=5 [ Ryan May 23, 2016 ] Staff
For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Krissy Dec 02, 2015 ] Staff
I do not know if this is possible. My gut says yes being that I've always been told that more power is better than less power. [ Tamill May 23, 2015 ]
I wish I had an absolute answer here. From my experience, the Bazooka has a built-in amp. There are adjustments you can make to your car stereo bass and to the bazooka bass until you find a happy medium. My bass was a little low as well. Then I made a few simple adjustments with the knobs, and BOOM!! Good luck. [ Ryan May 14, 2015 ]
This bass tube is already wired with a 100 watt amp. If you put a amp to a amp you will burn out one if not both amps not a good idea to do this. My bass tube works great straight from the factory. There is a adjustment on the bass tube to increase the amount of bass if needed and mine I have set on the low side and it keeps me hapy. But no I would never put a amp to a amp. Let me know how you make out with this should you do it. Good luck cutie [ DARRELL May 11, 2015 ]
You can not add an amp as the amp is inside of the tube so you'll need to open the tube disconnect the stock amp and add the one you want also the woofer is matched to the enclosure and amp. If you want more bass i think it is better just to buy something bigger and or more powerful [ ERNIE J May 11, 2015 ]
I would buy the un-powered model than. This has been engineered to run at the wattage of the integrated amp, if it would even work. Why spend the money for the integrated amp that you don't want to use? I am not an expert so I can't say 100% that running a powered amp into the RCA inputs would work and most likely it would blow something. Just get the model without the amp and spend the $$ you save on the tube on a better amp. [ Bernard May 11, 2015 ]
You can try to plug into the factory plug , if it does not work then call Crutchfield and they should have a adapter plug that will go into the factory plug. They carry them when I do installs of the receiver and I get the plug that goes right into the existing factory plug so installation goes quick and easy without splicing wires so I would think that Crutchfield would also carry a plug for the Bazooka to go into your factory setup. [ DARRELL Nov 17, 2014 ]
I ran a separate line to the battery for my sub this way I know it will get the correct voltage and amperage no need to overheat the amp. [ DARRELL Nov 17, 2014 ]
I'm not sure I used the power from the factory amp .... [ WILLIAM May 12, 2014 ]
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