About the Hertz DCX 100.3
Freshen up your sound
Freshen up your sound
Looking to add a little oomph to your system? Swap out your old speakers for Hertz's Dieci Series 4" car speakers and take your sound to a new level. A built-in crossover channels the lower and midrange frequencies to a treated paper woofer with a special polyurethane surround and directs high frequencies to a PEI dome tweeter. Improved linearity and reliable performance give you impressive dynamic range for new enjoyment of old favorites.
The Hertz philosophy
Hertz believes that a good speaker should bring out the emotional power of the music you love. That's a high bar, but with their commitment to using premium components and boundary-pushing design, they're more than up to challenge. Comprised of music lovers, Hertz is committed to optimizing your car's sound system for total audio enjoyment.
Speaker grilles are sold separately.
- 2-way car speakers (pair)
- 4" treated paper woofer with polyurethane surround
- 5/8" PEI dome tweeter
- handles up to 30 watts RMS (60 watts peak power)
- frequency range: 70-21,000 Hz
- sensitivity: 92 dB
- top-mount depth: 1-3/4"
- grilles not included
- warranty: 2 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # DCX 100.3
What's in the box:
- Two 2-way Speakers
- Eight 3/4" Screws
- 8 Speed clips
- Owner's manual (English/ Spanish/ French/ German/ Italian/ Portuguese/ 20 Others)
- Template on box
Hertz DCX 100.3 reviews
Installed in rear doors of 2003 Subaru WRX. A bit disappointed in these. The basket is rather thin and flimsy and doesn't cover the cut-out. The stock speakers have a bigger, sturdier basket. see picture, that completely covers the cut-out. The new ones just have ears that stick out, technically making it a 4-inch speaker but leaving a gap. I dug around and found some spare vacuum tubing and cut some slots in it to fit around the ears and close the gap, see picture. A kluge that should not have been necessary. I'll eventually build a proper bracket. They sounded downright awful at startup but eventually broke in after about 8 hours. They sound okay now but not as good as hoped. I even replaced one with the stock speaker for comparison. The Hertz speaker was more dynamic and had a bit more resolution but was surprisingly not very good at voices, sounding hollow and boxy. The stock speaker sounded better. I should have considered the wisdom of replacing a four inch speaker that wasn't broken.
Pros: They look nice.
Cons: They don't fit the cut out in my car. The sound was disappointing.
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Great little speakers! very well built. Clear crisp sound. Modified fit in dash.
Pros: built well, crisp sound
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More details on the Hertz DCX 100.3
Features & specs
|Tweeter Design||15mm Dome|
|Woofer Composition||Water-Repellent Treated Paper|
|Parts Warranty||2 Years|
|Labor Warranty||2 Years|
|Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter)||92|
|Sensitivity at 2.83 volts||N/A|
|Frequency Response||70 - 21k Hz|
|Minimum RMS Wattage||---|
|Maximum RMS Wattage||30|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||60|
|Top-mount Depth (Inches)||1 11/16|
|Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)||N/A|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||3 5/8|
PEI Dome Tweeter: Each speaker has a PEI (Poly-Ether-Imide) dome tweeter. PEI is a polymer film that produces a wide soundstage to improve imaging.
Woofer: The woofer cones are made of water-repellent treated paper.