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Bazooka BT1014

Non-Amplified 10" Ported Subwoofer Bass Tube (4 ohms) with Plastic Woofer Grille

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The Bass Tube Difference:

Adding quality bass to your car has never been easier! With the Bazooka bass tube, installing a subwoofer becomes fast, simple, and provides excellent results. No matter what size of vehicle you have, Bazooka has a bass tube solution for you. It does not matter if you have a compact Mini Cooper or a full size Chevrolet Suburban, the Bass Tube will give your vehicle low bass that it was lacking with it's factory audio system. When a subwoofer is installed, you will experience a 30% increase in your music. Bass is necessary to complete the sound stage of any listening experience. It is the subwoofer in the car's audio system that gives music its fullness and enhances the playback of each instrument's sound. For quality bass you can rely on, a Bazooka Bass Tube is exactly what you are looking for!

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Bazooka BT1014 Features:

  • Bazooka non-amplified 10" ported subwoofer bass tube
  • Built-in 2" single voice coil
  • Power Handling:
    • Peak: 200 watts
    • RMS: 100 watts
  • Treated foam surround
  • Paper cone with polypropylene dust cap
  • Mounting straps and hardware included
  • 4 Ohm Impedance

    Bazooka's Patented Tube Enclosure

  • Nickel-Plated thumb screw terminals
  • Jet black paint finish
  • Ported enclosure design
  • Plastic woofer grille
  • Frequency Response: 35-250 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 104 dB
  • Dimensions: 10-3/8"W x 12-1/4"H x 20-3/4"L
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's warranty


 

Bazooka Bass Tube Unique Features:

Grill
The grill is both decorative and protective, preventing the Subwoofer from accidental damage from other items, such as golf clubs, groceries or book bags that might be tossed into the cargo area where the Bazooka Woofers are typically mounted.

Woofer
Bazooka's highly efficient, customized woofers are specially designed and reinforced for use in the Bazooka Bass Tube enclosure, producing a pure piston action and generating the maximum bass output possible.

Edge Roll
All Bazooka Woofers used in Bass Tube enclosures feature large, high excursion, lightweight foam edge rolls to maximize their efficiency and overall bass output.

Tube Enclosure
A tube is a natural pressure vessel, and Bass is about pressure. The patented Bass Tube enclosure creates a natural, uniform, hydraulic transfer of the Bass energy produced by the woofer.

Port
The port opening between the Tube Enclosure and the Port Tube allows for efficient transfer of bass. Bass Tubes enclosures utilize "Bass Reflex" technology to take advantage of both the forward and backward of the woofer, wasting no bass energy.

Port Tube
The bass energy created by both the forward and backward motion of the woofer are time aligned so that 100% of the woofer's output is concentrated into one output point.

Acoustic Damping Fiber
The acoustic damping material helps lower the resonance of the enclosure and simulates an increased air space.

Integrated Amplifier
The integrated amplifiers are performance matched to the specific woofers used in Bass Tube enclosures to ensure that every watt of power is efficiently turned into bass performance. Having the amplifier integrated into the enclosure simplifies the installation and eliminates power loss.

Corner Loading
Bass Tube enclosures are specifically designed to take advantage of the natural amplification characteristics that occur when a subwoofer is placed into the corner of a vehicle. The corner acts like a megaphone, substantially increasing bass performance.

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How Do I Install a Bazooka Bass Tube?

Installation is Simple! The bass tube comes with straps to keep the sub securely mounted, while still making removal quick and easy if you need even more cargo room. Optional Chrome-Plated UMS Brackets give a flashier look, as well as a more secure, permanent mounting when removal isn't a problem.

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Package Contents:

  1. Bazooka BT1014 BT Series 10-Inch 200W Non-Amplified Tube
  2. Installation Hardware
  3. Instruction Manual

Subwoofer Specifications

Subwoofer Series
Each subwoofer manufactured is part of a series. This is the name of the subwoofer's series.
Subwoofer Size
Refers to the diameter of the subwoofer, measured in inches.
10"
Voice Coil(s)
Dual voice coil subs have more wiring flexibility than single voice coils subs; however, single voice coil subwoofers provide easier hookup options for wiring multiple subwoofers in parallel or series. You may also run a dual voice coil (DVC) sub in parallel, series, or combination. A quad voice coil has four voice coils and is equal to two dual voice coil subwoofers as far as wiring goes.
Single
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
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.
100 watts
Total RMS Power Handling
This is the total RMS power handling of all the subwoofers included in the package or enclosure.

If the loaded enclosure or amplifier and subwoofer package includes more than a single subwoofer, then this is the total RMS power handling for all of the subs combined.

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 giving your subwoofer(s) 75% - 90% of the recommended RMS rating.
100 watts
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.
200 watts
Total Peak Power Handling
This is the Total Peak Power handling of all the subwoofers included in the package or enclosure.

If the loaded enclosure or amplifier and subwoofer package includes more than a single subwoofer, then this is the total peak power handling for all of the subs combined.

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.
200 watts
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.
Paper Cone with Polypropylene Dust Cap
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.
Treated Foam
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".
104 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).
35 - 250 Hz
Subwoofer Design
This is the design of the subwoofer or the opening of the subwoofer enclosure. Each design has it's own benefits, whether it is a square, circle, or oval.

Round/Circle: This is the typical and common subwoofer design. They have a round cone and are a circle in design.

Square: These woofers are able to achieve a greater cone area in a smaller space. Because of the greater surface area, some square subwoofers will be louder than a round subwoofer of the same size.

Enclosure Specifications

Box Type
Represents the style of the enclosure. Be sure to purchase the appropriate enclosure type and internal volume that will be compatible with your subwoofer's recommendation.

Sealed - Sealed boxes are those that have no holes or vents in it. The only hole in a sealed box is where the subwoofer is installed. Smaller sealed boxes require more power than a larger sealed box. They provide a tight, accurate bass, while the larger sealed enclosures provide a "boomier" and louder bass.

Ported / Vented - Ported/Vented Enclosures provide an even boomier, louder bass, but less accurate then a small, sealed box. Ported enclosures typically require more airspace per sub and also less power output from an amplifier to perform correctly.

Bandpass - Bandpass enclosures make subwoofers perform efficiently, but loose. The bass is not as "boomy" as a ported enclosure nor as punchy as a sealed enclosure. Bandpass enclosures work well with lower to mid-level subwoofers.
Vented / Ported
Number of Subs/Speakers
This value represents the number of speakers or subwoofers that the enclosure accommodates.
1
Box Style/Shape
The box style or shape refers to the actual shape of the box. Square and rectangular boxes are straight-edged boxes on all sides, whereas hatchback and truck style enclosures feature an angled front or back design that allows for installation in places short on depth such as single cab pickup trucks. You can also use such enclosures in hatchback cars or other vehicles where space is a premium. Tube and cylinder shaped boxes were made popular by Bazooka and are a great option for those looking for a nice amount of bass without sacrificing lots of space. They may even fit in locations that slim truck boxes cannot fit in. If the enclosure is vehicle specific, we encourage you to read the product description to find out which vehicles the enclosure is made for.
Tube/Cylinder
Height
The height of the item, measured from top to bottom, in inches.
12-1/4"
Width
The width of the item from left to right (side-to-side) measured in inches.
10-3/8"
Depth
The front-to-rear depth of the item, in inches. If the item is angled or slanted, this value is the bottom measurement.
20-3/4"
Number of Terminals
The number of terminals the enclosure has. Each terminal represents 1 positive and 1 negative.
1
Terminal Type
Spring clip terminals work best with bare wire connections with small-gauge speaker wire, or pin-type connectors.

Binding post terminals are a sturdier, more versatile type of speaker terminal. Because binding post terminals are are threaded, you can tighten them down against the wire or connector for a tight, clean connection. The most popular style of binding post terminals is known as a "5-way binding post". This type can accept bare wire, or any of the common speaker wire connectors. Binding posts with the option to be used with banana clips are even more versatile

Spring posts are a hybrid of the two. Instead of using a thread and "screwing" them tight, they use a spring to allow the wire to fit and tighten against the terminal.

Thumb Screw Terminals
Box Exterior Color
The color of the enclosure's exterior/outer finish.
Black
Box Finish
The material used on the outside of the box. Most boxes are carpeted to prevent exterior scratches; however vinyl is popular as it can often be color-matched to a near exact look of your leather factory interior.
Paint

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Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
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June 21, 2014

I can not speak of how this sounds with an separate amp. I have this BT1014 powered by my 10" Amplified Bazooka BTA10250D which has a speaker level output designed for the BT1014. No joke it more than doubles the Bass. I was disappointed when I hooked up my Amplified BTA1025D and almost returned it but decided to hook up the BT1014 since I ordered them together and was blown away! If you own a 10" BTA10250D you are paying for a amplified subwoofer . Passive Subwoofers (BT1014) are less money until you buy an amp and power but with having a BTA1025D is designed to drop into 2 ohm instead of 4 ohm. The BT1014 is 4 ohm but the way Bazooka has it is two 4 ohm 10" subwoofers brings the amp to two ohm which Bazooka matched it for this subwoofer. Bust of all the Amp is Class D and has Small amperage pull. Once your BTA1025D is connected check it to make sure it's in phase with L/R Balance (Read Instructions) then take your Positive and Negative wire and Hook It up to your BT1014. Note Thad once both subwoofers are hooked up and if it does not sound at least twice as loud and are disappointed then reverse the Positive and Negative speaker terminals going to or on the Passive BT1014. Remember only reverse the wires if Bass output does not sound twice as loud. All this is doing is bringing this subwoofer (BT1014) in phase with the other subwoofer. I also Strongly recommend purchasing the Bazooka Rbcm-250 Bass Remote Control Module to be able to turn down bass and change freq from different types of music. I own a 2014 Ford Fiesta with Heated Seats, Defroster on with heated mirrors on and amperage pull is minimal and one would think that if that small alternator/battery can handle it then so should any other car. Last and not least. If you are keeping your stock system and using hi level inputs (stereo speaker wires) you also need a remote 12v switch which is different if you owned older bazooka subwoofers (EL Series)

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John

Goshen, NY

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subwoofer

May 7, 2014

great for the price,i run a 5channel amp wt tweeters wt mid range speakers front & back & the tube in the back.i know its not the loudest but its great for rounding out a system.very nice product

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Bryan

El Paso, texas

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January 2, 2014

Very loud and strong bass. Doesn't take much amp to drive.

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darrin

johnstown, OH

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quality product

June 8, 2010

This thumps really nice for the price...Easy install ..Great item

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dark carlos

new york

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good design

October 6, 2009

I recommend this bazooka nice style and small design.

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Captain

Ventura, CA

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May 24, 2009

This is the first Bazooka that I have purchased and I am quite surprised. I have two JL 10" subs in my truck, but was looking for something more compact to fit into the trunk of my 1968 Camaro. I was originally going to get the 12" Bazooka, but it was out of stock. I settled for the 10" because I wanted to install it right away. It turned out to be a good decision, as the 12" would not have fit between the 6x9 speakers in the rear deck. The first time I fired up the tube, I was pleasantly surprised. The base was strong and clean and far exceeded my expectations. Installation was a breeze and I haven't had any problems with the straps loosening up, but I don"t put anything in the trunk that could hit the sub.

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Stuart

Cerritos, CA

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Satisfied!

May 11, 2009

I can't imagine listening to trance or rock without a sub. The bass pulls you into the music with authority. I owned the 6", 8", and 10" bazooka tubes and enjoyed all three. At first the bass was distorted and overwhelming after the hook up. After adjusting the gain on my amp(to about 1/4) . and the cut off around 80 to 100 Hz (little bit better for me than at 40 or 60Hz. Some songs sound better with the sub than others, but, I think this is a factor of the song mixing rather than with the sub, itself. On my radio, out of a possible of 5 (bass enhancement). I usually listen at 2 or sometimes 3 It is an additonal way to govern the output of the subwoofer. .I have this tube right in the cab, (not in the trunk) and it lies nicely on the rear right floor out of sight. Excellent constuction on this model. Highly recommend!!!

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Tom

Madison, WI

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Lots of Bang for the Buck (and the Watt)

December 20, 2008

This is a fantastic subwoofer. It is the first car sub I've owned but I'm a audiophile and am very impressed. Notice that the sensitivity is 104dB: this is very high and means that you get a lot of bass without much juice. I'm powering it with a 40-watt 4-channel Alpine amp (MRP-F250), with 2 channels bridged for the sub (meaning 100 watts RMS powering the sub). The bass I get from these 100 watts is incredible, more than I'll ever need. I mainly listen to club/dance, pop, and hip hop in my car. I'm definitely glad I got the 10" and not a smaller Bazooka, but it does take up a fair amount of trunk space. However, it is so easy to remove (takes less than 5 minutes, simply loosen the straps and unscrew the speaker wire connectors, then lift it out). If you care about weight, bass tubes are probably the lightest subwoofers you can buy. My only complaint so far is that the straps that hold it down don't always stay tight. It's usually not a problem, but if I have something else in the trunk that is sliding into the sub, it will gradually loosen the straps. In my opinion, the only people who wouldn't enjoy a Bazooka bass tube are those who must have block-shaking bass power or those who want to have a fancy-looking sub enclosure in their trunk. But if you just care about good bass, this is a great option.

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Product Summary

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Model Number

BT1014

UPC

607520008945

Weight

21.00lbs

Internal SKU

bt1014

Internal Product ID

2736

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: Bazooka BT1014