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JL Audio XR650-CSi

XR Series 6-1/2" Component Speakers System (XR650CSi)


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JL Audio XR650-CSi

XR Series 6-1/2" Component Speakers System (XR650CSi)


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  • 6-1/2" XR-Series 2-way Component System
    • Peak: 300 watts per set / 150 watts each side
    • RMS: 140 watts per set / 70 watts each side
  • Suspensions and cones built from the world's best manufacturer of such parts: Dr. Kurt Muller and Co.
  • Long-throw component woofer features a mineral-filled, polypropylene cone and butyl rubber surround
  • Woofers have a highly optimized motor system that delivers stunning midbass impact and midrange quality.
  • The tweeters use a neodymium magnet and are ferrofluid-cooled. They are 1" (25mm) aluminum dome with a synthetic rubber surround that damps unwanted ringing for smooth, non-fatiguing output. They feature a variable mounting system with swivel / rotation capability.
  • High-end, programmable crossover networks:
    • 1st order low-pass and 2nd order high-pass circuit
    • Premium polypropylene capacitors
    • Premium inductors
    • Solid-state tweeter protection
    • Can be programmed to 15 possible settings (3 midrange presence settings, 5 tweeter level settings)
  • Efficiency: 89.5 dB @ 1W/1m
  • Frequency Response: 48 Hz - 25 KHz ± 3 dB
  • Xmax: 2.5 mm
  • Woofer Physical Specifications:
    • Frame Outer Diameter: 165.5 mm
    • Grille Tray Diameter: 171.4 mm
    • Magnet Diameter: 82 mm
    • Frontal Grille Protrusion: 21.2 mm
    • Mounting Hardware and Grilles Included
  • 1-year warranty

Priced Per Component Set: 2 midwoofers, 2 tweeters, and 2 crossover networks

Product History:

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(newest, current model)
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(previous model, replaced by JL Audio C5-650)

Speaker Specifications

This is the manufacturer product line of speakers.
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.
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.
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.
Tweeter Size
Refers to the size of the tweeter. Typically, smaller tweeters produces less output with higher frequency response.
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.

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.
150 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.
70 watts
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 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 - 25000 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.

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.
Cutout Dimensions
Refers to the dimensions of the hole, measured in inches, required to contain the speaker.
Cutout Dimensions
Refers to the dimensions of the hole, measured in inches or millimeters, required to contain the speaker.
5.56 x 5.56 
Hi-Res Audio Compatible
This feature refers to if the product is capable of Hi-Res Audio (HRA) playback.
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.
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.

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Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Sonic Electronix

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

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Mr. C

San Francisco, CA

Really Clear

March 29, 2009

I've got 4 sets of these but I think they are being if not already discontinued from JL Audio. It has levels of adjustments for the tweets and mids on the crossovers. Great mid bass and tweets not too bright even at its highest level. I recommend pushing at least 80 watts to them

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Macon, GA

Best sound quality I have heard...

April 25, 2005

These are awesome... they improved my sound 10 fold. I am very happy with the purchase and cant believe what I was missing without them.

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Best Speakers on the market for the price

November 14, 2009

I purchased the xr650 and the xr653 csi with the 6 4 tweet combo and i am running them of a 300/4 amp in my grand cherokee. I have been competing in car stereo for years and found these to be the best bang for the buck. I put them up against focal and pioneer and i like the tweeters the best on jl, I run them at max volume all the time and cant blow them up.. lol Sound is clear crisp and you can by wire the crossovers which is totally recommended..

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Amazing Speakers!

October 20, 2006

These speakers are the thing you need! I have them running off of a 300/4 amp along with 5 1/2 XR's in the back. You can push these things hard! As long as i have had them they haven't had any problems. These things are amazing! You can't go wrong with anything JL. People say it's "more expensive" but you get what you pay for. Such it up and pay for high quailty stuff. You won't be disapointed with these at all!

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Palmhurst, TX

JL Audio XR650-CSi the Best

August 31, 2009

I bought this component set 6 months ago and put it in my old Grand Cherokee. Guess what- it sounds better than the set up in my main SUV. I find myself enjoying driving the old truck better than my new one! And it is all because of the sound system. These JL's do the trick- the sound is sooo good. I'm so glad I bought these and I also bought the comparable coax's for the back doors. I'm filled with superb sound, all around. Thanks for the great deal on the price, too!
Frank in Texas.

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Arlington, TX

great speakers

June 29, 2006

these are superb speakers at the right price. i should've bought them here since the price are spectacular. but the price doesn't matter when you hear these. the built and SQ of these speakers are amazing. if you guys want bass and highs. get this baby

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Woodhavenwoodhaven, NY


December 19, 2008

these speakers are excellent they are so clear at any high note. i would by another 3 pairs if i had the space in my Xb i recomend these to anyone looking to pump it up>

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Carbondale, IL


July 3, 2008

These are a great set of speakers. I'm looking at purchasing a second set. I had them in 96 GT mustang with an eclipse 5xxx series head unit and being pushed by an eclipse amp. I prefer rock music and these speakers never crackled, or got fuzzy. They could blare guitars or make you feel like you were in the middle of an orchestra. They would go as loud as I ever wanted them to....and they did it clearly. Great bang for the buck!

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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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