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Kicker 46KiSLOC

K Series 2-channel line output converter (speaker wire to RCA)

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About the Kicker 46KiSLOC

High power to line level

Want to amplify a factory system? Kicker's KiSLOC line output converter lets you get your amplifier's input signals from the factory speaker wiring, lowering the amplified speaker-level signals down to the line level the amp needs for its inputs. Gain controls on each channel manage the signal strength so it won't overwhelm your amp's input sensitivity. This converter will work with factory radios with open-circuit protection.

Product highlights:

  • 2-channel line output converter
  • applies 60-ohm load to each channel to circumvent open-circuit protection
  • bare speaker wire inputs
    • accepts up to 55 watts RMS per channel
  • gain control on each channel
  • RCA line outputs up to 8 volts RMS
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # 46KISLOC

What's in the box:

  • Speaker to RCA converter (attached 7" input wires)

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Keith from Spencerport, NY on 8/30/2019

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Nice product. Worked as intended.

Pros: Easy to use.

Cons: None

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Crutchfield customer from Camden, AR on 7/21/2019

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Best choice for single amp added to your stock stereo . Clean , no humming like other cheaper audio controls. Cant beat the price and quality.

Pros: Simple to install , not bulky and out of the way . No humming or buzzing during use .


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Overview: The Kicker KISLOC is a 2-channel, passive converter that allows any car stereo to be connected to an amplifier or processor (sold separately). This is accomplished by "de-amplifying" the radio's high-level speaker outputs into low-level signals that can be passed out of the built-in RCA jacks. The KISLOC is designed to be sonically neutral, delivering a flat frequency response of 20Hz - 20kHz with less than 0.01% THD.

Conversion: The KISLOC can accept speaker-level signals up to 55 watts and has an RCA output level that's adjustable up to 8V.

OEM Compatible: The Kicker KISLOC is compatible with most modern OEM "smart" radios that have open-circuit protection. The KISLOC applies a 60Ω load to the speaker input lines, allowing the factory radio to output audio uninterrupted.

Input Wiring: The attached 7" speaker-level input wires connect to the left and right speaker output wires of your car stereo. The Kicker input wires are as follows:

  • White: L+
  • White/Black: L-
  • Grey: R+
  • Grey/Black: R-
  • Brown: Input ground (only needed if engine noise is present)

RCA Outputs: Two female RCA output jacks let you run the low-level output signal to the input of your amplifier or processor.

  • Red: Right output
  • White: Left output

Note: The wiring colors of the KISLOC may be different from the wiring colors found on your car stereo.

Output Level Adjustment: The Kicker 2-channel converter is equipped with output level controls that can be adjusted for proper sound level matching. This done by inserting a small flat-blade screwdriver into the gain adjustment holes, located on top of the KISLOC. By turning clockwise, the gain for that individual channel, or the amount of sound allowed to pass through the KISLOC is increased. By turning counterclockwise, the gain for that individual channels is decreased. If you feel that after increasing the volume of your stereo, the sound is too quiet, then equally increase both the left and right gains of the converter until the sound level is adequate. If the sound level is too loud with only a slight increase in stereo volume, or distortion (poor sound quality) is noticeable, then equally decrease the gains of the converter.

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Customer Q&A

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Can tap into your rear speaker wires and use the frequency to your sub [ Andrew  Mar 21, 2019 ]

2 questions already asked

Will this work with a 2018 Jeep Wrangler Jl 4 door with the base audio system? I've heard the head unit will stop sending signal if it doesn't detect the right ohm load.
[ David  Aug 07, 2019 ]
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Hi David, thank you for your question. The Kicker 46KiSLOC is designed to work easily with any OEM stereo that has open-circuit-protection, which is something most stock radios have, these days. You shouldn't have any problem with using this converter with your stock stereo. Feel free to chat with an Advisor online or by phone at 1-800-324-9695 if you need anything!
[ Jess  Aug 16, 2019 ]  Staff
Can I install two of these for a four channel amp? One on front spkr wires and one on rears?
[ BoomBoomBass  Jun 30, 2019 ]
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You would need two if you wanted the ability to use the fade adjustment on the head unit but I would just use one and two Y RCA adapters on both outputs to the inputs of the amp. Either way.
[ anthony  Jul 10, 2019 ]
You could, or use a splitter for the audio cables. I would recommended the LC7i 6 channel line out converter. All in one nice unit with controls on it
[ ANTHONY  Jul 10, 2019 ]

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