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Alpine SPR-10TW

Type-R 1" silk dome tweeters

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Our take on the Alpine SPR-10TW

Like it loud? Alpine designed their Type-R SPR-10TW tweeters for people who like to turn it up. They'll deliver detailed, crisp highs and they'll handle lots of volume. They'll work great with your car stereo, but they really come into their own when you power them with an outboard amp.

Exceptional performance, even at high volume

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Like it loud? Alpine designed their Type-R SPR-10TW tweeters for people who like to turn it up. They'll deliver detailed, crisp highs and they'll handle lots of volume. They'll work great with your car stereo, but they really come into their own when you power them with an outboard amp.

Fine-tuned for clarity and balance

These 1" silk tweeters bring out your music's detail and depth without any annoying shrillness. Alpine mounts an EQ ring in front of each tweeter that helps to disperse the highs so you get a larger listening "sweet spot" in your ride. The tiny outboard crossover network mounts easily, sending the correct frequencies to the tweeter. You can choose from four tweeter levels so these Alpine domes blend perfectly with the rest of your speaker system.

Installation note: You'll need a pair of our universal backstraps to install these tweeters in the factory locations.

Product Highlights:

  • 1" silk dome tweeters (pair)
  • flush-, top-, and bottom-mount hardware included
  • external crossovers with 4-way level control
  • power handling: 5-150 watts RMS (450 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 1,000-29,000 Hz
  • impedance: 4 ohms
  • sensitivity: 88 dB
  • flush-mount depth: 11/16"
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • 2 Tweeters (each has an attached 29" length of wire)
  • 2 Tweeter grilles (installed)
  • 2 Swivel flush mount housings (with tweeters installed)
  • Two crossovers (each has attached 32" input and 12" output wires)
  • 2 Flush mount retention rings
  • 2 Stealth brackets
  • 2 Grille badges
  • 1 Grille badge mounting frame
  • 2 Self-adhesive foam pads
  • 2 Self-adhesive foam rings
  • Four 5" Zip ties
  • 2 Pieces of two-sided tape
  • Warranty information
  • Important Notice sheet
  • On-line product registration information
  • Template and specs on box

Always a very good experience with Crutchfield.

GARY, Lincoln, NE


Alpine SPR-10TW Reviews

Average Customer Review(s):

(13 Reviews)

Alpine SPR-10TW

GARY from Lincoln, NE on 1/16/2018

2001 Dodge Dakota
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Always a very good experience with Crutchfield.

Pros: -Complete kit provided by Alpine -Wire connection kit by Crutchfield


Quality tweeters!

John from Redondo Beach, CA on 8/12/2017

2002 Ford Explorer
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So far an awesome buy, only have had them hooked up for a few days, running them without an amp and they sound like they can take a lot more than what my kenwood head unit can give them by itself. Installation was easy enough for my 2002 ford explorer in the rear doors, used a 2 inch hole drill bit to make them fit flush, tweeter can be adjusted for direction, I always point my tweeters towards front seats since i'm not always accompanied by back seat passengers.

Pros: Quality feel and sound

Cons: Not much of a con but you might need to do some hole cutting to flush mount...

Alpine SPR-10TW

Anonymous from Morovis P.R. on 6/7/2017

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They sounds grate at high volumes. They comes down to 1khz and help out some of the Midrange. When you hear the music could tell where must of the instruments are placed. I would recomend them. Muy buenos.

Pros: A+. Very good.

Cons: Little expensive. But you will like how they sound.

Alpine SPR-10TW

isaac from Franklinton nc on 4/12/2017

2005 Cadillac DeVille
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Sound is clear

Pros: Clear sound easy installation

Cons: None

Pleased with the tweeters

Edgardo from Barceloneta , PR on 2/25/2017

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Great quality and excellent sound

Pros: Great sound



Rick from Ariz on 8/3/2016

2006 Nissan Xterra

Rock & Roll,what more could you ask for,when it comes to home are car audio,look know further.Not only are there customer service providers twenty four seven,they go the extra mile to solve any problems you might have. Regards, R.P.




Jerry from SW Florida on 5/1/2016

2002 Ford Mustang
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Very smooth, non harsh sounding tweeters!! Great for the money... I like the Focals too but Alpines are smoother!!

Pros: Sound

Cons: Little pricey but not bad!

Better Than Expected

TaylorG from Chicago, IL on 10/12/2015

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These tweeters sound fantastic, I would recommend them to anyone. Though not mentioned in the product description, the speaker itself rotates in the mount so you can aim them to your liking. Also, attaching the logo plates is optional.

Pros: Easy to install, plenty of installation equipment. Optional logo plates Speakers rotate in mounts

Cons: None

Clean, Clear, detailed.

Anonymous from Rhinelander on 3/15/2015

I've only had them installed for 4 weeks now and they aren't even broken in yet, So far I'm impressed by the sound that they will produce, somewhat overpriced! But when your on a budget they will get the job done.when I'm able to afford it I'll buy some better sounding (Quality) tweeters "for now they will do, and yes I'd definitely recommend to anyone looking for an affordable upgrade. That being said I'll update on any sound improvement "Thanks Much, Craig.

Pros: Good sound for the money.

Cons: Could be less priced, other than that I'm satisfied.

Great sound

Indos64 from West Point, CA on 6/26/2014

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Wonderful crisp clean sounding upgrade to my 2013 Chrysler 300c. They take lots of power and sound great doing it too 10 - 10 in my book!

Pros: Clean crisp sounding highs that can really take the power!!

Cons: A little pricey...

Time for new Tweet's!

CorvetteGuru from San Pedro, CA on 1/17/2014

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So far, only one tweeter is in... these were replacing the tweeters in a nearly antique set of Canton Pullman RS3 components. Canton no longer does car audio, and finding good drivers is tough. These are a three way set up, like the JL Audio 653 components. 6" midbass, 4" mid range and 1" tweeters. The old amp died and blew the right tweeter! It was scratchy and generally not pleasant. The new tweeter is much much cleaner. Works very well with the Canton passive crossover and sound very nice. I am very thrilled with the clarity and musicality of the new tweeters. In general, I prefer the more natural sound of a silk dome over metal tweeters. Silk just has more natural transitions and sounds less harsh.

Pros: Easy to install, great sound.

Cons: Nothing that I can tell.

Awesome enhancement!

Anonymous from Boise, ID on 9/6/2013

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Great improvement to the overall sound quality! They were easy to instal and look great!

Pros: Looks and sound great. Easy install.

Cons: None!


Anonymous from Eupora, MS on 5/9/2013

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These tweeters are awesome! The mounting was easy. They have different mounting options depending on your taste. The sound is unbelievable especially at high volume.

Pros: Swivel heads Great sound Multiple mounting options



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Features and Specs

Speaker Size
Design 1-way
Tweeter Design 1" Dome
Impedance (Ohms) 4
Tweeter Composition Silk
Woofer Composition ---
Woofer Surround ---
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter) 88
Sensitivity at 2.83 volts N/A
Frequency Response 1000 - 29k Hz
Minimum RMS Wattage 5
Maximum RMS Wattage 150
Peak Power Handling (Watts) 450
Top-mount Depth (Inches) 0 11/16
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches) 1
Cutout Diameter or Length (inches) 2 1/16

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EQ Ring: Alpine's EQ Ring improves the tweeters' dispersion characteristics, providing excellent off-axis response. When using the flush-mount housing you can also tilt the tweeters up to 15° to focus the sound toward your ears.

Mounting Options: The tweeters come installed in a swiveling flush-mount housing. You can also install the tweeters behind factory grilles using the included stealth mount brackets. The stealth mount brackets can be top or bottom mounted. The installed tweeter dimensions are:

  Flush Mount (swivel) Factory Location (bottom mount) Factory Location (top mount)
Mounting Depth 0.67" 0.965" 0"
Mounting Height 0.43" 0" 0.8"
Cutout Diameter 2.007" N/A N/A
Frame Diameter 2.275" 1.7" x 2.8" 1.7" x 2.8"

Crossovers: Each crossover has four tweeter level options, allowing you to precisely tune the high frequencies to the car interior and tweeter placement. Using the supplied jumpers select 0dB (no attenuation), -2dB, -4dB, or -6dB. Two-sided tape is included to mount the high-pass crossovers and their dimensions are:

  • Width: 2.65"
  • Height: 0.97"
  • Depth: 1.27"

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Why did you buy this?

Alpine has a very good reputation for quality products. Looking forward to installing these in my truck. [ GARY  Dec 22, 2017 ]
Great price for an awesome tweeter. [ Robin  Oct 27, 2017 ]
I put these tweeters on my canamspyder rt ltd and they have a awesome sound. I just purchased another pair for my brothers Harley, so that's how impressed I am with the sound. [ Henry  Mar 21, 2017 ]
Parker mentioned that the highs were not harsh but smooth [ martin  Dec 23, 2016 ]
Alpine type r goes hard [ Douglas  Jul 03, 2016 ]
The tweeters died on my vintage Canton Pullman 3-ways. Until I can afford new speakers, this was a good budget stop-gap. [ ANDREW  May 26, 2016 ]
They fit the design criteria for my build and check all the boxes for bandwidth and power handling, Alpine quality is always an easy decision.. [ George  Feb 08, 2016 ]

5 questions already asked

I have a 2014 gmc Sierra with dash mounted tweeters, so I'm not sure if the crossover will fit the pillar mount but certainly could be remotely mounted . [ GREGORY A  Sep 09, 2016 ]
I own an Evo X and was able to install just fine. The whole thing fit behind the triangular shaped tweeter panel. [ Christopher  Sep 09, 2016 ]
For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Krissy  Jun 21, 2014 ]  Staff
For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Krissy  Mar 12, 2014 ]  Staff