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Pioneer TS-A1683R

6-1/2" 4-way Speakers (also 6-3/4" Mountable)

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Pioneer TS-A1684R

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If you are looking to upgrade that car stereo system in your car, then upgrading your speakers is a must. If you haven't looked at Pioneer speakers yet, then you haven't looked at all your options. The TS-A1683R from Pioneer is a great set of 4-way coaxial speakers. These will fill in all the ranges of sound that you can expect from a quality speaker. The advanced speaker technology that Pioneer uses to develop their speaker help them stand out from the rest. Pioneer speakers are fantastic speakers that sound great and will last for years to come.

  • 6-1/2" Pioneer 4-way Speakers (also 6-3/4" Mountable)
  • Power Handling:
    • Peak: 560 watts per pair / 280 watts each
    • RMS: 100 watts per pair / 50 watts each
  • Carbon graphite IMPP interlaced aramid
  • Basalt fiber cone
  • Elastic polymer surround
  • Soft dome midrange
  • 1/2" and 3/8" Dome tweeters
  • 4 ohms impedance
  • Top-mount depth: 2-1/4"
  • 1-year SonicElectronix.com warranty

Priced Per Pair

Product History:

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(newest, current model)
Pioneer TS-A1684R thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by Pioneer TS-A1685R)
Pioneer TS-A1683R thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by Pioneer TS-A1684R)
Pioneer TS-A1682R thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by Pioneer TS-A1683R)
Pioneer TS-A1681R thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by Pioneer TS-A1682R)
Pioneer TS-A1680R thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by Pioneer TS-A1681R)

Speaker Specifications

Series
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.
6-1/2" (also mounts in 6-3/4" w/ included brackets)
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.
4-way
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.
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.
Carbon Graphite IMPP Interlaced Aramid Fiber
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.
Elastic Polymer Surround
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.
280 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.
50 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".
91 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).
36 - 28,000 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.

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.
2-1/4"
Cutout Dimensions
Refers to the dimensions of the hole, measured in inches, required to contain 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

Rating Distribution

5 Star
72%
4 Star
28%
3 Star
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1 Star
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Average Attribution Rating

Durability
4.7
Value
4.8
Features
4.6
Design
4.7
Usability
4.7
j

baltimore md

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would recommend

July 22, 2010

nice speakers, great for the price. I am very satisfied with their performance, the only draw back is their lack of bass, but paired with a sub they would be excellent. awesome mids and highs, would buy again.

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Miklo

Nola

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March 20, 2011

Nice speakers if you are looking for a crisp nice sound. Not much bass on them but who cares if you are running some subs. Overall good speakers for the price.

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TIMOTHY

WEST MOPNROE. LA.

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HE LIKES EM.

January 31, 2011

I BOUGHT THESE FOR A FRIENDS BDAY&HE HAS HAD THEM FOR 6 MONTHS. HE IS PLEASED WITH PERFORMANCE.

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Phil McCrevis

Grass Valley, Ca

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Pioneer Still Rocks!

January 21, 2011

Speakers sound excellent installed in rear doors of chevy blazer running off an Alpine 40 watt older amp these things crank. just bringing them past the break-in point, have had about 35-40% power and they produce a crisp but deafening soundfield throughout the cab. I listen to it all but you can really take advantage of the 4 way with techno or metal i swear these speakers allow you to hear like a fourth dimension on an album or song you thought you knew every beat too, specifically in the drums and back-up guitar area. i am replacing a set of alpine type S and the increase in sound with the pioneers is more then i expected i will be purchacing more pioneer speakers soon from sonicelectronix.com they ship fast and you know what your getting

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cw

liberty twp. ohio

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a nice set of speakers to have

January 19, 2011

I have a pair of these speakers installed in a custom made console in my car and they sound great hooked up to an amp that's not too powerfull but strong enough to get all of the potential out of them. I would definately recomend these for anyone wanting good quallity sounding speakers for their car without having to spend an unreasonable amount of money.

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Tommy

St. Petersburg, FL

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Great speakers

January 18, 2011

Replaced my front door speakers with these & they perform great!

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luke

austin, TX

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a must have

January 12, 2011

I love this product easy to install and the sound was great, I would by more.

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mr. alba

San Ardo, CA

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pioneer

December 27, 2010

I bought this speakers to replace the factory speakers on my 06 Yukon and the music is more crisp and clear but they lack in bass still i would recomend this speakers if your goin to replace your old factory speakers

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Mike

New Hartford, CT

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Great speakers.

December 26, 2010

Just put these in my Chevy s10 pickup powered by a rockford 300 watt amp and they sound great!

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Nathan

Tucson, AZ

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BUY IT!

December 18, 2010

These speakers sound absolutely amazing!! Haven't had a problem with them at all, Pioneer is a great brand! Can't go wrong with these..

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Aaron

Joelton, TN

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Great Sound -- Tricky Installation

December 7, 2010

I bought 4 of these to replace my 15w stock speakers in my 2008 Civic. The front door speakers went in fine, but the back panel speakers wouldn't fit for anything. I drilled new holes and even too it to Best Buy installation and they couldn't do it. The 2 in the front sound amazing though, just don't expect to get them in a small car. They're pretty deep.

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BUCKSNORT67

MARBLE FALLS, TX.

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Very,very good product!!!! A+

October 15, 2010

These little round speakers sound great in my big truck!!!! I highly recommend these to anyone that wants high quality sound for a "great" price!!!!

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Chris

Charleston,S.C.

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October 6, 2010

The system is great and has a lot of features & very easy to use and to learn the function of it.

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Anyce2001

Spring Valley, NY

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September 18, 2010

Awesome speakers, they handle the sound well.

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chkd

tucson,az

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like +++++

September 14, 2010

Very good product 100% recommend

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David

Marietta, GA

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Great Value for the Money!

July 7, 2010

Silky smooth sound, easy installation Great Value!

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Joseph

Madison, AL

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Not bad for bass and size.

June 24, 2010

These speakers have about an inch of excursion. Cool and crazy but awesome to have.

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Ray

Tallahassee, FL

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Great Buy!

June 24, 2010

The sounds quality was and still is great.!

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will

nj

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pioneer 4 ways

June 16, 2010

These are great speakers that I would recommend to anybody looking to upgrade from stock. They are clean and crisp at high volume with no distortion at all.

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Matt R

Dover Foxcroft,Maine

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Great speakers for the price!!!

June 15, 2010

I wanted a speaker with a high sensitivity rating which these did. a rubber surround for longevity and durability. I bought 3 pairs for my civic and I plan on buying a 4th..I'm powering them with a Power Acoustik LT960/4. These crank!! Great value for the price. A+++

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Accessory Tools and Products

Accessories added

Streetwires 50 ft. of True Spec 16 Gauge Speaker Wire

You need speaker wire to connect your speakers!

Your Price $29.99

Belva 23 ft. of True Spec 16 Gauge Speaker Wire

100% Copper Clad Aluminum, PVC blended jacket for easy installation and high strand count for maximum audio quality

Your Price $12.99

16-14 AWG Butt Connectors

These blue butt connectors are ideal when connecting thicker speaker wire your new aftermarket speakers!

Your Price $4.99

16-14 AWG Blue T-Tap Adapters

Allows for fast and easy splicing of wires by easily tapping into the cable.

Your Price $4.49

16-14 AWG Quick Disconnect Connectors

These blue quick disconnect connectors make it easy to connect and disconnect speaker wire your to your new aftermarket speakers!

Your Price $7.99

NVX SDSK2 Speaker Kit

Eliminates speaker panel distortion and reduces vibration, rattles, and squeaks!

Your Price $14.99

Dynamat Xtreme Speaker Kit 10415

Enough sound dampening for 2 speakers!

Your Price $17.95

Stinger Roadkill Speaker Kit

Use this to eliminate rattle from your speakers!

Your Price $13.99

Car Stereo and Speaker Installation Tool Kit

Includes Test Light, Crimp/Splice Tool, Multi-bit Screwdriver and more.

Your Price $14.99

Universal Wire Puller & Grabber

Running wires has never been easier! This wire puller allows you to run wires through those hard to reach places!

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Xscorpion 9-Piece Nylon Plastic Pry and Chisel Tool Set

Easily removes dash/trims, door clips, panels and pins, rubber grommets and vehicle emblems.

Your Price $14.99

Xscorpion WDCR2 Window and Door Clip Remover

Removes and installs handle and window crank clips.

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3 in 1 Wire Quick Splice T-Tap and Butt Connector Crimper + Wire Cutter

Used for cutting copper and aluminum wires up to 8 gauge.

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NVX SDRLR1 Sound Dampening Rubber Roller

Install your Sound Dampening with ease! This heavy duty rubber roller is designed specifically to install your NVX products!

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Speaker Baffles for your Speakers

Enhance the sound of your speakers with these easy to install speaker baffles.

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

TS-A1683R

UPC

012562940083

Weight

5.00lbs

Internal SKU

tsa1683r

Internal Product ID

16541

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.

Product Name: Pioneer TS-A1683R

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