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Bazooka MBT8014

Marine BT Series 8" 4-ohm Bass Tube®

Item # 204MBT8014

The MBT8014 Bass Tubes enclosure features a waterproof 8" polypropylene woofer with a twin-layer compressed...

The MBT8014 Bass Tubes enclosure features a waterproof 8" polypropylene woofer with a twin-layer compressed...

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About the Bazooka MBT8014

A bass cannon

The MBT8014 Bass Tubes enclosure features a waterproof 8" polypropylene woofer with a twin-layer compressed foam surround for smooth excursion. The sub handles up to 150 watts RMS for plenty of punch, and it's UV- and moisture-resistant, so you can enjoy great-sounding bass out on the water for years to come. Its 4-ohm impedance allows you to power multiple tubes with a single amp. Bazooka's patented tube design ensures accurate and efficient output, so you don't need a big amp to get big sound.

A bass cannon

Bass makes up about 30% of your music, and it gives music its power and impact. A good subwoofer can make an average marine audio system sound good, and a good marine 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 vessel.

Bass Tube efficiency

MBT8014 8" Marine Bass Tubes® enclosure

The MBT8014 Bass Tubes enclosure features a waterproof 8" polypropylene woofer with a twin-layer compressed foam surround for smooth excursion. The sub handles up to 150 watts RMS for plenty of punch, and it's UV- and moisture-resistant, so you can enjoy great-sounding bass out on the water for years to come. Its 4-ohm impedance allows you to power multiple tubes with a single amp. Bazooka's patented tube design ensures accurate and efficient output, so you don't need a big amp to get big sound.

Bass Tubes enclosures fit just about anywhere

The tube's speaker and port are right next to each other, so you can get amazing results by "corner loading" your Bazooka — placing it in a corner so your boat's boundaries act as a natural amplifier, boosting bass production. Want to know more? Take Bazooka's Bass Tubes Tour.

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Product highlights:

  • ported marine Bass Tube with 8" subwoofer
  • UV-resistant enclosure
  • 4-ohm impedance
  • power handling: 6-150 watts RMS
  • frequency response: 39-1500 Hz
  • sensitivity: 102 dB
  • 8-9/16"W x 10-1/16"H x 18-5/8"D
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # MBT8014

What's in the box:

  • 1 White passive marine tube-stye subwoofer with attached grille
  • 2 White mounting straps with 2 with mounting bases
  • Four 1" stainless steel self-tapping screws
  • Installation manual
  • Bazooka product guide

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James from Manchester, KY on 7/1/2018

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Put this in my boat and I love it really completes my system goes along nice with wake board speakers. I was needing bass and this delivered very impressed.

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Crutchfield customer from Lebanon, TN on 11/22/2017

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I love the Bazooka subs! Best boom for your buck!

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Crutchfield customer from Albuquerque, NM on 11/5/2017

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Great sound and the perfect application for my Jeep when the top is off!

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Nice Little Sub....

Scott from West Bend, WI on 6/6/2017

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Installed two of these in my pontoon (2017 Sylvan 8520) and they bump pretty good for 8" subs. They are mounted under the seats which dampen some of the thump, but I can't complain. I was looking on going the 10" route, but the space wasn't available for those size subs on the boat. The subs paired with the MB Quart MA1-440.4 amp.

Pros: All-in-one sub upgrade. Mounting brackets with straps.

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Another AWESOME Bazooka sub in a boat

KD from Waco, TX on 3/19/2017

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This is the 2nd Bazooka I've put in a boat. 1st was the 6" sub that sounded awesome in my smaller runabout, I sold that boat and put this 8" in my new pontoon. It sounds tremendous, great bass and really completes the sound system. I'm very happy with this Bazooka and as always, happy with Crutchfield.

Pros: Great sound, strong bass, ease of installation.

Cons: None yet.

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DEEP BASS!!!!

Mitch from Alabaster, AL on 7/21/2016

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This tube puts out as ton of bass and is so compact. Fits perfect in forward console on my boat and leaves plenty of room for storage. Best part is the DEEP BASS this tube projects. I've received numerous compliments on the lake for the "boat shaking bass".

Pros: Great price, easy install, compact design and great bass

Cons: None

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New sub easy to install, does the boom boom

William from Vidalia, GA on 7/18/2016

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I always wanted to add a sub woofer to my boats sound system. This Bazooka fit the bill and most importantly was easy to install especially in a tight cramped space.

Pros: All Good Crutchfield Tech Support Team makes my life easy ... Thank You !

Cons: none

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Packs a punch!

MC Prostar from Moody, AL on 5/13/2016

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This thing sounds amazing! Wasn't a bass tube fan till now.

Pros: Easy installation. Deep lows. Price.

Cons: None.

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i love it make my sidexside sound great glad i made the purchase

Mark B from Kentucky on 7/18/2015

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Make my sidexside sound great glad I made the purchase

Pros: Sounds great

Cons: None

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packs a real punch

JG from Ohio on 9/18/2010

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just installed in my ski boat and it sounds awesome. just a bit too large to fit under the back seat bench, so I installed on the drivers side by my feet under the dash and still have plenty of leg room. great sound. no complaints

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Excellent

bill from Annapolis, MD on 7/17/2007

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I put one of these under the rear seating on my boat. The sounds quality is excellent. When cruising across the water you need lots of clean volume to hear the music. This tube delivers no problem. I’m constantly getting complements on the over all system. The Bazooka bass tube gives me performance that many larger sub boxes can’t compare too, yet it takes up a fraction of the space. I could not be happier with the sound. (and I’m a real sound snob). I also have 2 of the non-marine versions in a couple of cars

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Features

Marine Grade Construction: The MBT8014 tube features an 8" waterproof woofer. The enclosure is certified salt fog and UV resistant for 5 years and the included mounting hardware is stainless steel.

Power Rating: The passive 4 ohm 8" woofer is rated at 6 to 150 watts with a frequency response of 39-1500 Hz.

Moisture Resistant Enclosure: The enclosure is moisture, UV, and salt fog resistant for reliable operation in all conditions.

5-Way Platinum-Colored Binding Posts: The input terminals are platinum-colored to resist corrosion. The binding posts will accept bare wire, spade lugs, banana plugs, dual banana plugs and pin connectors. The posts are recessed into a cup at the end of the tube opposite the woofer.

Installation

Mounting Method: There are 2 mounting bases that are made to be attached to your vehicle or boat with the provided 1" stainless steel self-tapping screws. Once the mounting bases are installed, the tube can be placed on the bases and secured with the included mounting straps. For best results, the tube should be mounted facing into a corner, and there should be 2 to 4 inches between the woofer and the corner into which it is pointing.

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Do I need to add another amplifier for this bazooka??
[ Frank  May 20, 2018 ]
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Thanks for your question. For information on selecting the best amp I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to help determine the differences between the amp models and help you make the best choice for your system.
[ Krissy  May 25, 2018 ]  Staff
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Do I need to add another amplifier fo this bazooka?
[ Frank  May 20, 2018 ]
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Yes, it has no amplifier of it's own. They have powered bazookas that don't require a separate amp, but this one is not powered.
[ John  May 20, 2018 ]
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Yes, it is not self powered. I put a small 4 channel kenwood on it and sounds food in my Jeep.
[ Brian  May 20, 2018 ]
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So you HAVE to have an Amp or does it come with it's own amp once supplied w/ power?
[ Jim  Jun 04, 2015 ]
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I have a 400 watt amp hooked to it
[ RONALD  Jun 08, 2015 ]
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This sub will require an amp of some kind. Some stereos have a certain amount of amperage for a sub, but to really power it and get the best sound a proper amp is needed. I asked a Cruchfield rep for a recommended amp and it worked awesome. I can thump the lake like crazy if I like!
[ Terrill  Jun 08, 2015 ]
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Yes, you have to run an amp with this subwoofer. This model has speaker inputs only. Bazooka does make another model like this and it has a built in internal amp for sound.
[ RODNEY  Jun 05, 2015 ]
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This does NOT have an internal amp. YES, you need to have a seperate amp to power this Bazooka.
[ MICHAEL  Jun 04, 2015 ]
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My stereo has RCA plugs for the sub outputs. Does this have RCA plug inputs?
[ david  Mar 03, 2015 ]
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This has speaker level inputs. The RCA outputs would be used to run to an amp, then the amp would connect to this speaker.
[ Jeff  Mar 05, 2015 ]  Staff
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Does this sub need to be supplied with power from the boat battery and also be grounded OR does it just get connected to an amp like a speaker?
[ Mwatts  Sep 03, 2014 ]
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Two speaker leads a black and a white. powered by amp. Red lead to rear left pos, black lead to rear right neg. Supplied instructions are pretty clear. Pretty happy with sub so far, adds fullness to system and makes speakers work better in my view. be sure to move appropriate switches on your amp to bypass frequencies to speakers. Crutchfield tech support was very helpful.
[ STEPHEN D  Sep 03, 2014 ]
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