Kicker PF150SC15 Subwoofer Review
The new generation of high performance home theater speakers from Kicker are the PF150 series. These surround sound powered bookshelf speakers feature a 15″ polypropylene cone woofer with a 1″ soft dome tweeter. They use a 4 ohm voice coil which allows them to produce low frequency output without distortion. The drivers have been optimized for high efficiency and low resonance.
These speakers were designed to deliver full range audio, including deep bass, with excellent imaging and clarity. You will hear everything clearly even at higher volumes due to their large size. They are built using a rigid MDF cabinet that provides solid structural support while allowing air flow throughout the speaker system. A rubber surround helps dampen vibrations during normal operation and reduces standing waves when playing loud music or movies.
The design of these speakers is based around a 5.25″ midrange driver with a 1″ soft dome tweeter. They use a 4 ohm voice coil to deliver low distortion at high volumes. A precision crossover filters the high and low frequencies allowing the speakers to operate efficiently without strain.
The design is based around a 5.25″ woofer with a 1″ soft dome tweeter. This makes them very efficient, so they can play loud without difficulty.
The high efficiency and low distortion allow the speakers to produce detailed sound images. They can also reproduce subtle details in music and movies which can be lost with lower quality speakers. The woofers feature a large magnet, vented motor, and rigid fiberglass-reinforced cone. The foam surround ensures long excursion while providing consistent damping.
The soft dome tweeters are highly efficient while still preserving all the detail of your music or movie soundtrack. The tweeters are mounted in a newvented frame which allows them to keep cool even when playing loud. They also feature a phase-correction tool so that you get the best sound quality.
The speakers are designed to be used in landscape orientation so that front and back can be identified easily. There are no controls on the front of the speakers. The speaker wire inputs are on the bottom, and there are keyhole slots in the back for easy mounting. The speakers can be tilted on their axis so that the sound quality can be fine-tuned.
The high performance and attention to detail in the design of these speakers will allow you to experience movies and music like never before. The durable construction ensures that they will provide many years of reliable service. These speakers will certainly enhance your home theater experience.
Here are some general information before you decide to buy this product.
The New Kicker PF150SC15
Kicker’s new high-power, high-value 150-watt home-theater subwoofer is here. The powerful 12-inch driver and solid ported cabinet with internal bracing ensure you’ll feel every punch, blast and smack while watching your favorite action movies or thrillers. Plus, this bad boy has the high-end looks to match with its matte black vinyl finish, KICKER logo and black cloth binding.
Don’t let its size fool you; it’ll shake your house and then some.
The Kicker PF150 home-theater subwoofer lets you feel the bass in your bones. You’ll never watch a war movie the same way again.
The Phase Control
This sub’s non-restrictive design allows for total bass extension, whether music or movies. The non-restrictive design allows for flexible input options and can be placed vertically or horizontally. Its phase control will give you greater placement options within the room.
Made for Music
This sub will open up a new realm of excitement in your music as well as your movies. Its solid MDF cabinet and powerful high-excursion 12-inch driver with nickel-plated pole piece and oversized magnet will keep you deep in the action.
High Excursion 12-inch Driver
The high excursion design of this sub’s driver enables it to produce a deeper more resonant bass than most other drivers its size. The high excursion means that the cone can move a greater distance achieving a deeper more resonant bass.
Nickel-plated Pole Piece and Oversized Magnet
The large magnet and pole piece with increase the magnetic force of the sub’s driver, thus increasing its ability to coil and produce louder more intense bass. The copper material used in the magnet is known for its heat dissipation properties, so it can handle more power for longer periods of time.
Performance That’s Easy on the Eyes, Too
You’ll enjoy watching the powerful action as well as the detailed precision of this sub. Its solid MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) cabinet and perfectly aligned music and movie EQ ensure that you’ll always get perfect performance no matter what kind of music or movies you prefer. The high-gloss black vinyl finish looks great in any room of your house.
Kicker’s Warranty Means Peace of Mind
This sub comes with a 3-year warranty.
• Power Handling: Peak: 600 watts, RMS: 300 watts
• Nominal Impedance: 4 ohms
• Low-Frequency Transducer: 12″ diameter, high-excursion , heavy-duty polymer cone with dust cap, large oversized foam surround, 1.5″ diameter voice coil, large magnet with copper-plated pole
• Enclosure Type: Sealed
• Input Connections: Screw terminal binding post for easy connection to speaker wire
• Cross-Over: Built-in 24 dB/octave high-pass filter (series connection) and 12 dB/octave low-pass filter (parallel connection) for flexible integration with a wide range of main speakers. Frequency is 50 – 150 Hz, 12 dB / octave
• Power/Ground Wire: 14 gauge with 5-amp fuse
• Speaker Inputs: Accepts up to 16-gauge speaker wire. Compatible with factory OEM wiring
• Signal-to-Noise Ratio (maximum output): 85 dB
• Dimensions (W x H x D, inches): 14 x 25.5 x 18.5
• Weight (lbs): 34
NOTE: Please make sure that your receiver or amplifier can handle a subwoofer of this power.
!!! Please note that most subwoofers require a box of around 1.25 to 1.5 cubic feet. !!!
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