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Phoenix Gold RSd 690 (RSd690)

6" x 9" Radial Sd Series 2-way Speakers

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Phoenix Gold RSd 690 (RSd690)

6" x 9" Radial Sd Series 2-way Speakers

$44.99

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  • RSd 6" x 9" 2-way Speakers
  • Power Handling:
    • Peak: 320 watts per pair / 160 watts each
    • RMS: 160 watts per pair / 80 watts each
  • Injection Molded, Aluminum Plated Polypropylene Cone
  • Butyl Rubber Surround
  • Rigid Powder Coated Steel Frame
  • Interwoven Tinsel Leads
  • Optimized Magnet/Motor Structure
  • 20mm Broad Dispersion Silk Dome Tweeter
  • Sensitivity: 89 dB
  • Frequency Response: 55 Hz - 20 kHz
  • 4 Ohm Impedance
  • Exclusive Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 2-year Manufacturer's warranty

Priced Per Pair

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" x 9"
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.
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.

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.
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.
160 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.
80 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".
89 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).
55 - 20000 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.

Cutout Dimensions
Refers to the dimensions of the hole, measured in inches, required to contain the speaker.
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).

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Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
2 years
Labor Warranty Duration
2 years
Warranty Provider
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Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
88%
4 Star
13%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%

Average Attribution Rating

Durability
4.9
Value
5.0
Features
4.9
Design
4.9
Usability
5.0
yuyang

Pella, IA

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good stuff

October 20, 2010

Just got four of these put into my car. Put out amazing bass for a 6x9. Can't really tell how the highs are, have four tweeters right by four of these.

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Dan

Overland Park, KS

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Great Speaker

January 7, 2011

Bought these to replace blown factory speakers in Dodge Ram pickup. They sound great and have a ton of bass. A great upgrade for a factory system and they handle some power if you decide to add an amp. Two thumbs up on these.

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big D

Houma La.

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awsome product

November 21, 2010

All I use is PG. These 6x9s sound like a set of 8s in my sons 2002 Diamante. Plus these guys have great prices, quick shipping, and perfect customer service.

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Cole

Hernando, MS

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Awesome investment

November 8, 2010

Sound great and are very durable. Sound amazing with subwoofers.

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Jesse

Purcell, OK

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Great speakers

August 18, 2010

I had heard so much praise on the RSd components that I thought I'd give their co-axials a shot. I was not disappointed! They sound great. Even with just my deck powering them with a small 18 watts. I was going to purchase an amp to power them, but for now they sound just fine. The silk dome tweeters are very smooth and the bass is there when you need it. Very surprising for a 6x9. For what I paid for them , they were a steal.

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RoadRunner

Central Valley California

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GREAT SPEAKERS

July 13, 2010

Sound quality is very good, matched up with a pair of 6 1/2 pg fronts in my 98 toyota camry. Bass is very tight and hits hard , great for listening to metal. Great price and build quality.

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Mike

Rayland, Ohio

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Great Value!

June 11, 2010

These 6x9's are very nice speakers for the price. While listening to metal or hard rock the bass that comes out of these will render your mirrors useless or at least make you feel drunk if you stare at them too long. Got a matching pair of Rsd5 to go along with them and they CANNOT BE BEAT for the money. I don't even have them amped yet and they still sound really good. Actually I've had them for about a month and they seemed to have gotten better over time...idk. They are very well built and sturdy. Well worth the money.

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grog, the first four letter man

rochester mn

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smooth

March 7, 2010

these things put to shame, what I thought was good back in the early ninety's. very accurate, highs are smooth , excellent mids , best ive heard for a third of the price. probably one of the most underestimated brands out there, try and believe. the gold rocks

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

RSd690

UPC

083713069311

Weight

10.00lbs

Internal SKU

rsd690

Internal Product ID

7288

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: Phoenix Gold RSd 690 (RSd690)