Image Enhancer: The
KFC-1689ie is equipped with Kenwood's patented Image Enhancer surrounding the
midrange and tweeter. Its smooth rounded surface eliminates most of the reflected sound waves
that would interfere with the direct sound waves coming from the midrange and
end result is a better dispersion pattern, less distortion, and clear
Woofers: The woofer
cones are silver Pearl Mica Injection-Molded Polypropylene. Uniform pearl mica
crystals form an overlapping structure that adds strength and heat resistance to
polypropylene; the result is reduced distortion and improved reliability.
Midranges: The speakers have a 1-3/16" PEI balanced dome
midrange. A semi-dome midrange has a dome placed
inside a cone. "Balanced dome" midranges are semi-dome midranges with
equal reproduction area given the cone and dome portions of the driver.
Tweeters: The speakers
have a 3/8" PEI dome tweeter.
Surrounds: The speakers have a
Grilles: The supplied hard
plastic grilles have a unique 3-spoke design with a cutout for the Image
The speakers can be mounted in a 6-1/2" opening, or, using the four
mounting tabs, the speakers can be mounted in a 6-3/4" opening.
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