About the Kicker CompVR CVR15-4
The name "Kicker" has become synonymous with great bass, and the CompVR series subs uphold the tradition. The awesome CVR15-4 15" dual voice coil subwoofer makes your low-frequency dreams come true, thanks to its powerful, flex-resistant polymineral cone and rigid, non-resonant steel basket. Dual 4-ohm voice coil construction provides extra flexibility in wiring your system. Want sharp looks to match the sound? Kicker has given the sub a makeover, so it resembles the top-of-the-line Solo-Baric L7 series.
The brawny suspension teams up with Kicker's Perimeter Venting to keep the sub running cool and sounding hot. The Santoprene rubber surround minimizes cone distortion and resists the elements. These subs take everything you give them and throw it back as consistent, high-impact lows! (Kicker's distinctive cast-aluminum grilles are available separately.)
Note: If you are wiring this DVC sub for lower impedance, make sure that your amp is compatible. Most car amplifiers are stable down to 2 ohms in standard mode, or 4 ohms in bridged operation.
- polymineral cone
- Santoprene rubber surround
- dual 4-ohm voice coils for wiring flexibility
- frequency response 25-500 Hz
- power range 50-500 watts RMS (25-250 watts RMS per coil)
- peak power handling 1000 watts
- sensitivity 88.5 dB SPL
- top-mount depth 7-1/4"
- sealed box volume 1.8-5.2 cubic feet
- ported box volume 3.0-5.0 cubic feet
- Recommended Q-Logic Box Type: none
- 1-year warranty
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Features & specs
|Impedance||2 ohms or 8 ohms|
|Surround Material||Santoprene rubber|
|Ideal Sealed Box Volume (cubic feet)||1.8|
|Ideal Ported Box Volume (cubic feet)||N/A|
|Port diameter (inches)||N/A|
|Port length (inches)||N/A|
|Dual Voice Coil||Yes|
88.5 dB at 1 watt |
|Frequency Response||25 - 500 Hz|
|Max RMS Power Handling||500|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||1000|
|Top Mount Depth (inches)||7 1/4|
|Bottom Mount Depth (inches)||8 3/16|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||13 7/8|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
Dual Voice Coils: For increased system flexibility, the woofer has two 4 ohm voice coils. When the voice coils are wired in parallel with each other, the woofer presents a 2 ohm mono load. When the voice coils are wired in series with each other, the woofer presents an 8 ohm mono load. In addition, each coil may be connected to a different amplifier channel and each channel will see a 4 ohm load.
Hemispherical Polymineral Cone: The cone is a hemispherical Polymineral design with an Inverted Structural Dome. It is very rigid with high internal damping and excellent resistance to sunlight, pollution and moisture.
Double-stitched Santoprene Rubber Surround: This subwoofer uses a tough, flexible, highly tear-resistant santoprene rubber surround. The surround is double-stitched to the cone edge, making separation between them virtually impossible.
Inverted Structural Dome: The Inverted Structural Dome replaces a conventional dustcap and locks into the cone for unmatched structural integrity and greatly reduced cone flexing/resonance.
Dual Long-throw Voice Coils: The long-throw voice coils allow enormous cone excursion for incredible deep bass.
Voice Coil Former: The hi-temp Kapton voice coil former protects against warped, rubbing voice coils.
Extended Pole Piece: The extended pole piece creates a broad, symmetrical magnetic field for superior power handling, precise voice coil control, and very low deep bass distortion. Venting in the pole piece eliminates noise and distortion caused by huge amounts of airflow created by cone excursion.
UniPlate Construction: The UniPlate construction combines the backplate and extended pole piece into a single unit to maximize magnetic efficiency and minimize alignment problems often caused by two-piece construction.
Black Plating: The black plating on the UniPlate and front plate provides maximum heat dissipation for cool operation and extended voice coil life.
Bumped Back Plate: The deep bumped back plate lets the voice coil reach maximum excursion without bottoming-out.
Perimeter Venting: The perimeter venting cooling system continuously pumps hot air away from the voice coils, replacing it with cool outside air.
Gasket: A rubber gasket insures an airtight seal.
Rubber Magnet Boot: A black rubber boot covers the outside edge of the magnet structure to improve the cosmetics of the woofer and protect the magnet during installation.
Spring Posts: The nickel-plated spring posts will accept bare wire and pin connectors.
Crossover Frequency: Kicker recommends using a low-pass crossover frequency from 60-80Hz.
Enclosure Compatibility: This woofer can provide extended bass in sealed and vented enclosures (please see the "Enclosure Compatibility" section for more information on the recommended enclosures).
Recommended Sealed Box Volume: When mounted in a sealed enclosure, the woofer delivers very smooth bass response with good low-bass extension. The sealed box sizes recommended by Kicker range from 1.8 cu/ft to 5.2 cu/ft. Within this range, the ideal enclosure size recommended by Kicker is 1.8 cu/ft.
Recommended Vented Box Volume: When mounted in a vented enclosure, the woofer can give you more output than it will in a sealed box, at certain frequencies. The vented box sizes recommended by Kicker range from 3.0 cu/ft to 5.0 cu/ft. The vented enclosures incorporate massive slot-loaded ports with ultra-low air velocity and hard-hitting bass. These are not your traditional port tubes; the slot-loaded ports are integrated into the enclosure design.
- Compact (minimum enclosure volume): 3.0 cu/ft; 2.75" x 15.5" port opening; 25.75" port depth
- SQ (maximum enclosure volume): 5.0 cu/ft; 3" x 15.5" port opening; 22" port depth
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