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6"x8" 2-way car speakers
Our take on the Kicker KS68 by Crutchfield's Jo Greene
You put some good bass in your car, but now your speakers just aren't hanging with your subs. Kicker designed their KS Series speakers to deliver the performance you need to bring that "live music" experience to your ride.
The KS68 6"x8" 2-way speakers use heavy-duty polypropylene cones supported by Santoprene rubber surrounds. These speakers can handle high-level playback without straining, especially when they're powered by an outboard amplifier. Each speaker sports a titanium 3/4" dome tweeter that broadcasts plenty of high-frequency sparkle, so you'll hear all the sonic details that make your tunes exciting.
These speakers will fit in both 5"x7" and 6"x8" speakers. Grilles are not included — factory grilles are appropriate for most installations.
Crutchfield was awesome, shipped in a day with complementary install gear, easy to install, I would definitely purchase again and recommend.
Nathan, locust, NC
What's in the Box:
- Two 6x8" coaxial speakers
- Two 12" lengths of speaker wire (tinned wire on one end and 0.205" + 0.115" female quick slides on the other end)
- 4 Red plastic butt connectors
- 8 Self-tapping screws (length=1-1/8")
- 8 Speed clips
- Owner's Manual
- 2-way 6"x8" speakers (pair)
- polypropylene woofer cone with Santoprene surround
- 3/4" titanium dome tweeter
- also fits 5"x7" speaker openings
- power range: 6-60 watts RMS (180 watts peak power)
- frequency response: 45-21,000 Hz
- sensitivity: 90 dB
- top-mount depth: 2-3/8"
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs
|Tweeter Design||3/4" Dome|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter)||90|
|Sensitivity at 2.83 volts||N/A|
|Frequency Response||45 - 21k Hz|
|Minimum RMS Wattage||6|
|Maximum RMS Wattage||60|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||180|
|Top-mount Depth (Inches)||2 3/8|
|Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)||2 7/16|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||0|
Polypropylene Woofer Cones: The Kicker KS-series speakers feature durable polypropylene woofer cones for power and control. Polypropylene woofers are also resistant to moisture and high temperature extremes found in automotive applications.
Santoprene Surrounds: The woofer surrounds are made of Santoprene rubber to allow extended cone excursion for additional bass output and higher SPL. Santoprene is durable and resists moisture for a long life.
3/4" Titanium Dome Tweeters: The 3/4" titanium dome tweeters provide a smooth high frequency response with a wide dispersion pattern. The tweeters have strong neodymium magnets for higher power handling.
No Grilles: The KS68s do not include grilles. They are designed as a replacement for OEM speakers, utilizing the factory grille.
Mounting Options: Each speaker features six mounting tabs for 6x8" and 5x7" speaker opening applications.
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