Sony XS-GT1627A

6-1/2" Xplod Series 2-Way Coaxial Car Speakers

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  • 6-1/2" Xplod Series 2-Way Car Speakers
  • Power Handling:
    • Peak: 380 watts per pair / 190 watts each
    • RMS: 80 watts per pair / 40 watts each
  • Aramid-reinforced, Highly Oriented Polyolefine (HOP) cone
  • Treated cloth surround
  • Polyethylene Naphthalate (PEN) Diaphragm balanced dome tweeter
  • 100% Flat and easy fit structure
  • Great as factory replacement speakers
  • 4 ohms impedance
  • High temperature voice coil
  • Top-mount depth: 1-3/4"
  • 1-year SonicElectronix.com warranty

Priced Per Pair

Product History:

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(newest, current model)
Sony XS-GT1626A thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by Sony XS-GT1627A)
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(previous model, replaced by Sony XS-GT1626A)

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"
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
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.
Balanced Dome
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.

PEN
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.
Aramid-Reinforced HOP
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 Cloth
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.
190 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.
40 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".
88 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).
60 - 24,000 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.

Yes
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.
1-3/4"
Bottom-Mount Depth
The depth when installed from the bottom of the mounting surface. Measured from the bottom of the speaker's magnet to the top of the mounting holes on the rim of the speaker.
2"
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" x 5" 
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.
Yes

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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
0%
4 Star
60%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
40%

Average Attribution Rating

Durability
3.2
Value
2.8
Features
3.0
Design
3.4
Usability
3.2
NCC1701

Pleasanton

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Not bad for under speakers $40

December 2, 2012

The speakers looks good, build quality and sound are also good for the price. It's powered by a Sony deck putting out 15 watts. With this low wattage, it doesn't have a lot of bass but the highs and mids were fine. Not sure if how it would sound if powered by a 60 WATT amp. Anyway, I was looking for an inexpensive set of speakers to replace the worn out factory speakers. This product served that purpose well.

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Jason

Canada

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Garbage

April 23, 2012

Zero bass. The woofer just bottoms out and sounds terrible. These sound more like tweeters. Only works well if you have a HPF on them.

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Hunter

Salisbury, NC

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They're ok

March 6, 2012

Installed these for someone along with a Pioneer HU. Running off that HU they sound decent. Definitely an upgrade from stock. They have decent mid range and the highs aren't too bright. Im not sure how well they would run off of an external amp but they do take the power from the Pio HU with not much distortion at high volumes. Overall, the owner was happy.

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Tim

Roscoe, IL

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Not bad, holds up well

February 16, 2012

I bought these speakers for my car almost a year ago (probably 9 months) and I came back to buy a sub and amp so I figured I'd spend a little time writing a review on my speakers I bought. I have a 96 nissan 240sx so I had few other options for speakers that would replace the stock speakers well. I have these on a sony xplod head unit 45x4 and they are pretty good. They do NOT have low end bass though, which is why I finally came back to order a sub. The midrange is great and the highs are pretty sharp. At around 20 on my head unit the speakers no longer get very much louder, but they come close to becoming distorted so it works out quite well. These are great factory replacements, but probably have less low end than my stock speakers. The mids really pack a punch though and the clarity is good so I would recommend them if you're looking to replace blown speakers for cheap. They also hold up really well, I listen to my music LOUD so they are quite durable. Fits well in an s14.

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JOHNIE

STONE MOUNTAIN, GA

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Pls. save money and get something else.

February 10, 2012

I am a big fan of Sony but let's just say that I got so disappointed at this particular Sony product that I yanked them out of my 2011 Infiniti FX and replaced them with JBL power series speakers. The difference is clear.

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

XS-GT1627A

UPC

027242795105

Weight

3.87lbs

Internal SKU

xsgt1627a

Internal Product ID

34154

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: Sony XS-GT1627A

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