About the Hertz MLK 165.3
The stuff of LEGEND
The stuff of LEGEND
Is perfect sound possible in the car? Hertz strives to achieve it with their Mille LEGEND Series MLK 165.3 component speaker system. This set of two woofers, two tweeters, and two versatile external crossovers prioritizes premium sound, utilizing the very best technology and materials Hertz has to offer.
Premium Hertz technology
An aluminum alloy speaker basket with built-in venting provides a solid, smart foundation for impressive performance from the 6-1/2" woofer. Hertz employs a "Boundary Free" rubber surround with its enhanced pressed pulp and cotton fiber woofer to move more air with accuracy. The woofer's V-cone design improves dispersion and helps provide lows you can feel. Superior damping is also key to the sound of these speakers — minimized resonance reduces distortion for a truer-to-life sound driven by up to 150 watts RMS of power.
The premium components of this crossover system contribute to the impressive low-frequency response of the woofer and to a smooth transition to the stunning work of the Tetolon dome tweeter. Hertz builds helpful tools into their deluxe external crossover system which include tweeter level adjustment and “Hi-Contour” adjustment which allows you to select the tweeter's high-pass crossover point, depending on tweeter distance and positioning.
The Hertz philosophy
Hertz believes that a good speaker should reveal 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.
- component system includes 2 woofers, 2 tweeters, and 2 external crossovers
- 6-1/2" pressed pulp/cotton fiber woofer
- Boundary Free rubber surround
- aluminum basket
- 1-3/16" Tetolon dome tweeter
- compact MLCX 165.3 outboard crossover (3500 Hz at 12 dB per octave)
- 2-position "Hi-Contour" switch for high-pass crossover point setting
- 3-position attenuation switch for tweeter
- frequency range: 40-25,000 Hz
- handles up to 150 watts RMS (300 watts peak power)
- sensitivity: 92 dB
- woofer top-mount depth: 2-13/16"
- grilles included
- warranty: 2 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # MLK 165.3
What's in the box:
- Two ML 165.3 Woofers
- Two ML 28.3 Dome tweeters (with attached 8" length of speaker wire)
- Two MLCX 165.3 Crossover networks
- 2 Tweeter flush mount cups (installed)
- 2 Tweeter flush mount clamps
- 2 Tweeter grilles (installed)
- 2 Woofer grilles
- Sixteen 1" Allen head screws (3mm)
- 16 Speed clips
- Two M3 x 12mm Machine screws (2.5mm Allen head)
- Two M3 x 8mm Machine screws (2.5mm Allen head/installed in tweeter housing)
- 3mm Allen head bit
- 2 Flat washers
- Owner's manual (English/ Spanish/ French/ German/ Italian/ Portuguese/ 21 Others)
- Templates on box
More details on the Hertz MLK 165.3
Features & specs
|Speaker Size||6 1/2|
|Tweeter Design||35mm Dome|
|Woofer Composition||Pressed Paper/Cotton Fiber|
|Parts Warranty||2 Years|
|Labor Warranty||2 Years|
|Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter)||92|
|Sensitivity at 2.83 volts||N/A|
|Frequency Response||40 - 25k Hz|
|Minimum RMS Wattage||---|
|Maximum RMS Wattage||150|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||300|
|Top-mount Depth (Inches)||2 13/16|
|Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)||3|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||5 1/2|
Size Classification Note: Some manufacturers, including Hertz, call this size woofer a 6-1/2". Because it requires a larger cutout than a standard 6-1/2" speaker, Crutchfield has traditionally referred to this size as a 6-3/4". Please enter you vehicle information to confirm fit in your vehicle.
Boundary Free Surround: This technology provides more cone surface area than other speakers of the same size, enabling it to move more air. The surrounds are made of butyl rubber, ensuring thermal and mechanical linearity.
Klippel Verified: The Klippel distortion analyzer, a device that uses a laser and computer software to do large-scale analysis of drivers in motion, helps Hertz optimize the speaker's motor structure, voice coil alignment, and suspension to yield the best possible performance.
Tweeter Mounting: The ML 28.3 tweeters are designed to flush mount using the included clamps. They can also be mounted to many factory tweeter brackets using the M3 threaded insert on the back of the tweeter housing. The tweeters are permanently mounted in their housings.
Tweeter Level: Three different positive wire terminals offer tweeter output level options, -2 dB, 0 dB, and +2 dB. Hertz recommends +2 dB when the tweeters are mounted off-axis (relative to the listeners) and 0 dB when the tweeters are mounted on-axis.
Hi-Contour: A 2-position switch in each crossover adjusts the tweeter output contour, and thus the crossover point. Hertz recommends the 3.5 kHz (On) setting when the tweeters are mounted off-axis and the 4 kHz (Off) setting when the tweeters are mounted on-axis.
Slope: The slope of the high-pass and low-pass outputs is 12 dB/octave.
Wiring: The crossover inputs and outputs are screw terminals and will accept bare wire or spade connectors up to 0.3" wide.
- Width: 5-3/4"
- Height: 1-5/8"
- Depth: 4-1/2"