About the Kicker 43CSS68
The people's component system
The people's component system
No sense in dancing around it — if you're looking for an affordable upgrade from factory sound, Kicker's CS Series is one of the most popular choices. These tough, dependable car speakers have a devoted following and for good reason. You'll get classic Kicker quality that will elevate your music to a startling level, revealing more detail than your ever heard from your factory speakers.
Gain more dimension
Kicker's 43CSS68 6"x8" component system includes a kickin' polypropylene woofer that delivers solid low end, backed by a polyester foam surround for years of strong performance. The separate 3/4" titanium balanced dome tweeter will bring new dimension to the high-frequency range with crisp instrumental and vocal detail. The external crossover network allows you to pick from three different tweeter level settings so you'll get balanced sound in any vehicle.
Installation note: You'll need a pair of our universal backstraps to install the tweeters in the factory locations.
Grilles are not included; the factory grilles should be suitable for most applications.
- component speaker system includes 2 woofers, 2 tweeters, and 2 crossovers
- 6"x8" polypropylene woofers with polyester foam surrounds
- 3/4" titanium dome tweeters
- external crossover network with 3 tweeter levels (0, +3, +6 dB)
- handles up to 75 watts RMS (225 watts peak)
- frequency response: 40-21,000 Hz
- sensitivity: 90 dB
- top-mount depth: 2-5/16"
- grilles not included
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # 43CSS684
What's in the box:
- Two woofers
- Two tweeters (each with 36" Wire attached)
- 2 Crossovers (each with 35" Input wire/ 35" Tweeter output wire/ 35" Woofer output wire attached)
- 2 Flush mount tweeter rings
- 2 Short tweeter mounting nuts
- 2 Long tweeter mounting nuts
- 2 Back angled tweeter rings
- 2 Front angled tweeter rings
- 2 Angled surface mount tweeter housings
- Twelve 1" Screws
- Two 5/8" Screws
- 8 Speed clips
- Four 7" Zip-ties
- 4 Red plastic wire caps
- Owner's manual (English/ Spanish/ German/ French)
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Features & specs
|Tweeter Design||3/4" Dome|
|Woofer Surround||Polyester Foam|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter)||90|
|Sensitivity at 2.83 volts||N/A|
|Frequency Response||40 - 21k Hz|
|Minimum RMS Wattage||---|
|Maximum RMS Wattage||75|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||225|
|Top-mount Depth (Inches)||2 5/16|
|Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)||2 11/16|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||0|
|Mounting Height (Inches)||0.354|
Polypropylene Woofer Cones: The Kicker CSS-series speakers feature durable polypropylene woofer cones, resistant to the moisture and temperature extremes found in automotive applications.
Ribbed Polyester Foam Surrounds: The ribbed polyester foam surrounds allow extended cone excursion for additional bass output and higher SPL.
Tweeter Mounting Options: The tweeters come with brackets to allow multiple mounting configurations: flush-mounted, angled flush-mounted (approximately 10°), and angled surface-mounted (approximately 15°).
|Flush Mount||Angled Flush Mount||Angled Surface Mount|
|Depth||0.55"||0.47"||0.554" (screw depth)|
Crossovers: The component system includes passive 2-way crossover networks for a seamless transition between the woofers and tweeters. The slope is 12dB per octave (both high pass and low pass) and the crossover point is 4000 Hz. A switch on each crossover allows you to set the tweeter output; 0 dB, +3 dB, or +6 dB. Each crossover's input and output wires are attached; the 35" woofer output has quick slide terminals that connect directly to the woofer and the 35" tweeter output has bullet terminals that mate to the terminals on the tweeter wires. The crossovers' dimensions are:
- Length: 4.57"
- Width: 2.46"
- Height: 1.01"
Mounting Applications: Kicker describes the woofers in this system as 6x8, but they also fit many 5x7 applications. Please enter your vehicle information to confirm fit.
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