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MTX TDX52

Thunder Dome Series 5-1/4" 2-way speakers

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Overview

Our take on the MTX TDX52

If you're looking to upgrade from your factory speakers, MTX designed their Thunder Dome series speakers for efficiency, so they'll give you plenty of performance even when powered by your factory stereo. And MTX made sure that all these speakers deliver extended bass response, from the modest 3-1/25" to the big bruiser of a 6x9". Best of all, they're covered by MTX's unique 5-year warranty.

Value and performance

If you're looking to upgrade from your factory speakers, MTX designed their Thunder Dome series speakers for efficiency, so they'll give you plenty of performance even when powered by your factory stereo. And MTX made sure that all these speakers deliver extended bass response, from the modest 3-1/25" to the big bruiser of a 6x9". Best of all, they're covered by MTX's unique 5-year warranty.

Pivoting tweeter = better imaging

The Thunder Dome Series TDX52 5-1/4" 2-way speakers deliver a remarkably full sound, courtesy of a polypropylene woofer cone with a butyl rubber surround. The 1" silk dome tweeter delivers all your high notes with great clarity, and the tweeters pivot to improve imaging, no matter where you're sitting. These speakers handle up to 45 watts RMS, so you crank the tunes up and still get clean sound. Grilles are included.

great sound, and very easy install with the goodies that come with your order

Elwood, Newport, MI

What's in the Box:

  • Two 5-1/4" Coaxial speakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • 2 Grille mounting rings
  • Two 6" Lengths of speaker wire (each has female quick-slides on one end and bare wire on the other)
  • Eight 1" Self-tapping screws
  • 8 Speed clips
  • Cardboard template
  • Warranty information
  • Specifications printed on box

Product Highlights:

  • 2-way 5-1/4" speakers (pair)
  • polypropylene woofer with rubber surround
  • 1" soft dome tweeter
  • power range: 2-45 watts RMS (90 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 55-20,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 92 dB
  • depth: 2-3/16"
  • warranty: 5 years (free repair or replacement for 2 years; prorated replacement for years 3 through 5)
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs

General
Speaker Size 5 1/4
Design 2-way
Tweeter Design 1" Dome
Tweeter Composition Silk
Woofer Composition Polypropylene
Woofer Surround Rubber
Parts Warranty 5 Years (3-5 Prorated)
Labor Warranty 5 Years (3-5 Prorated)
Specifications
Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter) N/A
Sensitivity at 2.83 volts 92
Frequency Response 55 - 20k Hz
Minimum RMS Wattage 2
Maximum RMS Wattage 45
Peak Power Handling (Watts) 90
Impedance (Ohms) 4
Top-mount Depth (Inches) 2 3/16
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches) N/A
Cutout Diameter or Length (inches) 4 3/4

Product Research

Features

Woofer Cones: The MTX TDX series speakers feature durable and rigid polypropylene woofer cones. Polypropylene is also resistant to the moisture and temperature extremes found in automotive applications.

Tweeters: Each speaker features a 1" silk dome tweeter. Silk is lightweight and great for high frequency extension and efficiency. The tweeters pivot slightly within their housings (approximately 20° in any direction), so they can be angled toward the listeners to improve imaging.

Warranty: Although the speaker reviewed and measured (taken from our first shipment) included information indicating a 1 year warranty, MTX recently changed to a 5-Year Prorated Warranty with the following terms:

  • Years 1-2: Products found to be defective in materials or workmanship during the first two years will be, at Mitek's option, repaired or replaced by Mitek at no charge. The warranty period does not renew, but continues on from the original date of purchase.
  • Years 3-5: The purchase price of an item which becomes defective after the first two years and prior to the end of the warranty period will be prorated and credited toward the purchase of a new MTX product. The amount of proration is determined by dividing the original purchase price by the number of months in the warranty period (60), then multiplying the result by the number of months remaining in the warranty period.

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