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JL Audio C5-570

450W 5" x 7" / 6" x 8" Evolution C5 Series 2-Way Component Speaker System

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JL Audio Evolution® C3 Series Convertible Speaker System
JL Audio Evolution® C5 Series Component Speaker System

Evolution™ C5 is serious product, engineered by JL Audio to meet the demands of the toughest acoustic and environmental conditions in the high-fidelity world. It is not about cute buzzwords or the exotic material of the month... it’s all about making your music come alive with realism and excitement. C5 woofers and tweeters are precision-built in Germany alongside JL’s flagship ZR components, incorporating their exclusive DMA-optimized motor and patented Elevated Frame Cooling technologies. Particular emphasis has been placed on off-axis response and dynamic stability which might not be that important during a five minute evaluation on a demo board, but makes all the difference when installed in your car. The system is comprised of high-end silk dome tweeters, die-cast alloy baskets, and renowned Kurt MuEller designed cones and suspensions. In addition, C5 crossover networks are compact and built with premium component parts, including Mylar® capacitors and segmented air-core inductors. Four levels of tweeter attenuation are provided, as well as three levels of mid-range presence adjustment, for twelve possible voicing combinations! The combination of these components provide smooth and transparent audio for the true Audiophile!


Silk Dome Tweeter

Silk Dome Tweeter

JL Audio C5 tweeters incorporate silk dome diaphragms to deliver smooth high-frequency transitions, on and off axis. Silk is a natural material with inherently good characteristics as a tweeter diaphragm. In addition to being very light in weight, silk exhibits excellent damping properties, which reduces ringing and resonances in the tweeter’s passband, leading to a smooth, pleasing high frequency character free from unnatural sibilance or exaggerated brightness. This is why a Silk Dome Tweeter is preferred by many audiophiles for its overall balance. The small size of the tweeter minimizes tweeter protrusion, allowing it to easily fit behind most factory speaker grilles.

JL Audio Linearity and Control

Unparalleled Build and Precision

DMA is JL Audio’s proprietary Dynamic Motor Analysis system and is aimed at improving dynamic motor behavior. As a result of DMA optimization, Evolution C5 motors remain linear in motor force over an extreme range of excursion and also maintain a highly stable fixed magnetic field in the gap over a wide power range. This leads to vastly reduced distortion and faithfully reproduced transients... or put simply: tight, clean, articulate low end. In addition, JL Audio turns to their partners at Germany's Dr. Kurt Müller & Co. for critical cone and suspension elements that provide unparalleled woofer performance.


Product Features:


 

 

 

 
  • 5" x 7" / 6" x 8" Evolution C5 Series 2-way Component Car Speakers
  • Power Handling:
    • Peak: 450 watts per set / 225 watts per channel
    • RMS: 150 watts per set / 75 watts per channel
  • Recommended Power Range: 25 - 150 watts per channel
  • Mineral-Filled Polypropylene Cone
  • Butyl Rubber Surround
  • Cast Alloy Frame/Basket
  • Elevated Frame Cooling
  • Ferrite Woofer Magnet
  • 1.00" Voice Coil on Kapton® Former
  • Low-Profile, Symmetrical Roll Spider
  • Dynamic Motor Analysis (DMA) Optimized Motor
  • 0.75" Silk Soft Dome Tweeter
  • Ferrofluid Cooling/Damping Neodymium Tweeter Magnet
  • 2-way Crossover Network w/ 2nd Order Low-Pass and 2nd Order High-Pass Circuit
  • Premium Mylar® Capacitors w/ Air-Core Inductors
  • 4-Position Adjustable Tweeter Output Level
  • 3-position Mid-range Presence Control
  • Polyswitch Tweeter Protection
  • Black Steel Mesh Grille with An Electroformed JL Audio Logo Included
  • Woofer Dimensions:
    • Top-mount depth: 2.40"
    • Frame Outer Diameter: 5.47" x 7.68"
  • Tweeter Dimensions: (Flush Mount)
    • Top-mount depth: 0.56"
    • Cutout Dimensions: 1.50"
  • Crossover Dimensions:
    • Width: 3.36"
    • Height: 1.44"
    • Depth: 4.72"
  • Nominal Impedance: 4 ohm
  • Efficiency: 90.5dB @ 1 watt / 1 meter
  • Frequency Response: 48 Hz - 25 KHz ± 3 dB
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's Warranty

  • Priced Per Complete Component System: 2 midwoofers, 2 tweeters and 2 crossover networks.

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Speaker Specifications

Series
This is the manufacturer product line of speakers.
Evolution C5 (JL Audio)
Priced Per
Car Speakers are typically sold in pairs so you will receive 2 speakers for each speaker purchase on speakers marked "Priced Per Pair". If a speaker is marked "Priced Per Each" then the speaker is sold individually and each purchase you make will result in 1 speaker. High-powered tweeters, midrange and full-range pro audio for car speakers are typically sold per each speaker.
Pair
Speaker Size
Refers to the size of the speaker measured in inches. Every vehicle has standard application sizes. Please use our vehicle fitment guide for your vehicle's specific speaker sizes if you do not know them.
5" x 7" (also mounts in most 6" x 8" locations)
Design
The number of individual drivers in a car speaker. Speakers with 2 drivers are known as a 2-way, and 3 drivers are known as a 3-way. Component systems are often referred to as "separates" because the tweeter is not attached to the midwoofer (main speaker driver) and mounts separately in a location such as a door post. Component systems typically come with an external crossover so you can easily adjust the high and low frequencies sent to both the midwoofer and the tweeter. Center channel speakers are great for those looking to have surround sound in their vehicle.
2-way Component System
Tweeter Design
Designs such as cone, dome, semi-dome, balanced dome, and whizzer are most popular. Cone tweeters are simple, efficient and typically are the most reasonably priced. Dome tweeters are used in most home speakers, and provide a smoother and more accurate sound. Semi-dome design is one with a dome placed inside a cone. A Balanced dome driver is a semi-dome with equal reproduction area given the cone and dome portions of the driver. A whizzer tweeter is a separate tweeter cone driven by the voice coil of the woofer.
Dome
Tweeter Size
Refers to the size of the tweeter. Typically, smaller tweeters produces less output with higher frequency response.
3/4"
Tweeter Composition
Materials such as polypropylene, silk, cloth, and paper are the most common, where as many more recent tweeters are now manufactured with composites such as Aluminum, Titanium, Mylar, and other materials.

PEI is an acronym for "Polyetherimide" which is an amorphous, amber transparent, high-performance thermoplastic.

Silk
Woofer Composition
Lightweight woofer cone materials are essential for efficient operation. Poly cones produce exceptional sound and are sturdy against various changes in temperature. Paper cones are very efficient, and when treated for moisture resistance, will perform at a high level. Poly refers to polypropylene, which is thermoplastic or fibers that are polymers of propylene. IMPP refers to injection molded polypropylene, a commonly used process and material in speakers.
Mineral-Filled Polypropylene
Woofer Surround
A speakers surround is part of the suspension system. The surround protects the cone and prevents it from being displaced as it flexes out from the basket. It is usually made of a durable material like treated foam or rubber in order to withstand the strenuous job of producing bass frequencies.
Butyl Rubber
Peak Power Handling
Peak power handling refers to the amount of power a speaker can handle during a brief musical burst. The RMS power range figure is a much more reliable rating for determining the speaker's power requirements. The Peak power handling specification is typically rated per speaker unless otherwise noted.
225 watts
RMS Power Handling
The RMS power is the amount of power the speaker requires to operate safely and properly. RMS Power Handling refers to the amount of power a speaker can handle on a continuous basis. We recommend powering your speakers or subwoofer with 80%-120% of its recommended RMS rating. The RMS power handling specification is typically rated per speaker unless otherwise noted.
75 watts
Sensitivity
An efficiency or sensitivity rating tells you how effectively a speaker converts power into sound. The higher the number, the more efficient the speaker and the louder it will play with the same input power. An efficient speaker helps you maximize your available power. Most sensitivity ratings measure the speaker's output with 1 watt of input, 1 meter from the speaker. Some speakers' sensitivity is measured with 2.83 volts of input, instead of 1 watt.
 
Efficiency (1w/1m) is not an accurate indicator of a subwoofer's output capability and should not be used as a comparison to other speakers or subwoofers to determine which one is "louder".
90.5 dB
Frequency Response
The range of frequencies the speaker will reproduce (lowest frequency to the highest). Bigger is better, meaning the wider the range, the better. The optimal range is 20 - 20,000 Hz (which is the range of human hearing).
48 - 25,000 Hz
Impedance (Per Voice Coil)
The load value (in ohms) that the speakers present to the amplifier per voice coil - the amount of resistance to the current flow. This is a key specification as subs wired in parallel or low impedances can create problems with your amplifier and potentially void all warranties. We encourage you to ask our support department prior to purchase if you do not understand which impedance level will suit your application best.
4 ohms
Shallow Mount Installation
This means that the subwoofer/speaker is designed to be installed in areas that do not have a lot of space. Shallow mount subwoofers are typically found under a seat or behind the seat in some trucks.

Shallow mount speakers will typically have a mounting depth of 2" or less, while shallow mount subwoofers will typically have a mounting depth of 3" or less.

No
Top-Mount Depth
The depth when installed on top of the mounting surface. Measured from the bottom of the speaker's magnet to the bottom of the mounting holes on the rim of the speaker.
2.40"
Cutout Dimensions
Refers to the dimensions of the hole, measured in inches or millimeters, required to contain the speaker.
Not Specified by Manufacture
Speaker Grilles
A grating or screen of metal or plastic bars or wires, mounted in front of a speaker as protection. If yes, the speakers will include matching speaker grilles. If no, there are no grilles included.
No
Number of Speakers
This is the number of speaker that is included in the package. Each purchase will result in receiving the number of speakers indicated here. Please note that some items will have multiple woofers in the same enclosure. For sets of component speakers, this number will refer to the number of sets of speakers (For example, 2 would indicate the purchase includes 2 woofers and 2 tweeters).

Please refer to the product image and description for further details about the speaker.

2 Woofers + 2 Tweeters

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June 28, 2011

Have JL subs and front speakers wanted something to finished my sound system and bought the JL Audio C5-570 for the rear after looking at reviews and prices purchased a set from Sonic as they were bested priced and having bought from them before they give great service and value for money.
These speakers are a awesome sounding for dvds and cds

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September 16, 2009

All I can say is OMG!!!!

I was saving a specific disk to test out my speakers and hear what they where capable of. The Disc? Try the Original Soundtrack to the movie Gladiator!!! This disc has tracks that will put your speakers through strings, horns, kick drums and some really cool female harmony. The Movie is also one of my top 5.

For now I have the tweeters stuck to the sail panels just below the grab handle and angled facing each other. I was hoping they where going to be musically noticeable as I really don't want to be cutting into those panels but they're musically invisible and I can hear every note! They sort of sneak up on ya.

The woofers are no dogs either. Again, no sub yet and I was feeling these things with that Gladiator Soundtrack. I swear I jumped a few times when the heavy bass came in.... and those trumpets......

My audio build using these speakers http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/883808-2003-f-250-super-duty-super-cab-audio-build.html

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

C5-570

UPC

699440991025

Weight

9.00lbs

Internal SKU

c5570

Internal Product ID

15051

Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

Wiring Diagram Legend

Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

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