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4" 2-way speakers
Item # 068R452N | MFR # R-452N
Our take on the RetroSound R-452N by Crutchfield's Charlie Pastorfield
A classic fit
Some cars make it tough to replace your speakers, but RetroSound designed the RetroMod® Series R-452N 4" speakers to fit in just about any vehicle. These speakers use a compact, powerful neodymium magnet structure to keep mounting depth to an amazing 1.3 inches, while still allowing these speakers to handle plenty of power — up to 40 watts RMS. They'll deliver strong performance powered by a car stereo or an outboard amplifier.
RetroSound builds each speaker around a low-carbon, black steel basket, using a polypropylene woofer cone, a Santoprene™ rubber surround, and a Mylar tweeter. Translation? These speakers will stand the test of time in your vehicle, shrugging off damage from moisture or temperature extremes. You can remove two of the mounting tabs if you're installing these in a vehicle with a 2-tab factory speaker. Whether you're customizing an older vehicle or just looking for some nice replacements, these RetroSound speakers will fit the bill.
Great sound excellent quality.
Jorge, Miami, FL
What's in the Box:
- Two 2-way speakers
- 2 Grilles
- 2 Grille frames
- Two 16.5' Lengths of speaker wire (each has quick-slides on one end and bare wire on the other)
- Eight 1-1/8" Self tapping screws
- 8 Speed clips
- 2 Strips of grille putty
- Owner's manual
- 4" 2-way speakers (pair)
- polypropylene woofer cone with Santoprene surround
- Mylar dome tweeter
- power range: 2-40 watts RMS (80 watts peak power)
- frequency response: 65-21,000 Hz
- sensitivity: 88 dB
- top-mount depth: 1-5/16"
- grilles included
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter)||88|
|Sensitivity at 2.83 volts||N/A|
|Frequency Response||65 - 21k Hz|
|Minimum RMS Wattage||2|
|Maximum RMS Wattage||40|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||80|
|Top-mount Depth (Inches)||1 5/16|
|Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)||1 9/16|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||3 5/8|
Woofer: The speakers feature rigid polypropylene cone woofers with Santoprene surrounds.
Tweeters: The tweeters are low profile Mylar domes.
Neodymium Magnets: The N series speakers feature neodymium magnets. Because neodymium produces a much stronger magnetic field than ferrite (of the same size), the magnet size and mounting depth are substantially reduced.
4/2 Hole Compatibility: The speaker tabs can be removed allowing you to use the speakers in 4-hole or 2-hole applications.
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Product reviews from the Crutchfield Labs
by Charlie Pastorfield
These speakers from Retrosound make it a lot easier to enjoy modern stereo sound in a pre-1960s vintage car or truck.