About the Audiofrog GB10
A big splash
A big splash
If you haven't heard of Audiofrog yet, here's what you need to know – there's no one like them. We know, because we put their speakers to the test, side by side with some of the most celebrated car speakers in car audio. Track after track, with music that spanned many genres, Audiofrog's speakers made our jaws drop.
It's no coincidence. Audiofrog was founded by car audio veterans, who have been on the front lines of audio innovation for 30 years and have a rich, colorful history of crafting award-winning, custom car installations. Drawing on that substantial experience and their practical knowledge of what makes a great speaker, Audiofrog has created a no-nonsense, high-quality car audio line. While their speakers will fit into a large number of vehicles, Audiofrog's emphasis is definitely on custom installations.
Audiofrog provides versatile mounting solutions for flush and behind-the-panel installation.
The toughest tweeters in town
Audiofrog's GB10 1" tweeter sits in your palm with the weight of a stone -- there's not one plastic part in this speaker. Cast zinc housing protects the polyester soft dome, which delivers impressive performance that's as lush and nuanced as live sound. A copper polepiece cap helps extend frequency response and reduce distortion, making this tweeter a tough one to beat.
Such an efficient design puts the GB10 near the top of its class in the realm of power handling, with a rating of up to 100 watts RMS. Add in Audiofrog's grueling standards for real world speaker testing, and you can trust that the GB10 will live a very long life in your car.
Built for custom installations
Audiofrog was founded by experienced installers, who know all the pitfalls and shortcuts of tweeter installation. The all-metal finish of the GB10's removable ring and tray can be polished, painted or upholstered, depending on your vision for your interior. The grilles are ideal for painting as well.
With this tweeter's unique metal mounting bracket, you'll find custom fabrication of pillar and sail panel pods much easier. The bracket's versatile straps provide for numerous installation scenarios as well. Without the mounting bracket, the GB10 will fit a standard sawhole cut. Audiofrog's unique spring and nut design for flush-mounting allows you to dial in the speaker's depth for the snuggest fit possible. Any way you install it, this versatile tweeter gives you the potential to gain the widest possible soundstage for total musical immersion.
Audiofrog system recommendations
Here are some of Audiofrog's recommended uses for the GB10:
- 1" polyester soft dome tweeters (pair)
- versatile cast zinc housing
- flush and behind-the-panel mounting kits with all metal parts
- screw terminals
- removable grille mesh and trim ring can be painted
- hex screws and tools included
- power handling: 20-100 watts RMS (300 watts peak power)
- frequency response: 1,800-24,000 Hz
- impedance: 4 ohms
- sensitivity: 90 dB
- flush-mount depth: 13/16"
- warranty: 2 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # GB10
What's in the box:
- 2 Tweeters
- 2 Flush-mount trim rings
- 2 Tensioning springs
- 2 Back plates
- 2 Strap mount brackets
- 2 Rear support brackets
- Eight M2x2.5mm Machine screws (1.5mm Allen head)
- Two M4 Stud bolts (2mm Allen head)
- 2 Lock washers
- Six M4 Nuts
- Eight 5/8" Self-tapping screws (2.5mm Allen head)
- 2.5mm Allen head bit
- 2mm Allen wrench
- 1.5mm Allen wrench
- 2 Gray audiofrog labels
- 2 Black audiofrog labels
- Instruction manual
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Features & specs
|Tweeter Design||1" Dome|
|Parts Warranty||2 Years|
|Labor Warranty||2 Years|
|Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter)||N/A|
|Sensitivity at 2.83 volts||90|
|Frequency Response||1800 - 24k Hz|
|Minimum RMS Wattage||20|
|Maximum RMS Wattage||100|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||300|
|Top-mount Depth (Inches)||0 13/16|
|Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)||1 5/16|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||1 3/4|
|Mounting Height (Inches)||0.48|
Durability: The GB10 tweeters are tested in temperature and humidity extremes, as well as under vibration to simulate 50,000 miles of operation in a vehicle.
Multi Component Systems: Audiofrog makes passive crossovers that mate the GB10 tweeters to any of their GB series midrange (crossovers and midrange are all sold separately):
- GB60 midrange using the GB610C crossover
- GB40 midrange using the GB410C crossover
- GB25 midrange using the GB2510C crossover
Note: Audiofrog recommends using a high pass crossover no lower than 2.5 kHz with a slope no less than 12 dB/octave.
Screw Terminals: The screw terminals will accommodate up to 14-gauge speaker wire.
Grille: The tweeter grilles are removable and can be painted to match your interior. (Out of the box they're black.)
Mounting Options: The versatile mounting hardware included allows installation in many factory tweeter locations, as well as custom applications:
|Mounting Depth||Mounting Height||Frame Diameter||Cutout Diameter|
|Flush Mount||0.785" |
(1.17" stud bolt depth)
|Flush Mount w/strap bracket||0.995"||0.48"||2.265"||1.75"|
|Bottom Mount w/strap bracket||1.312"||0"||2.227"||N/A|
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