Boston Acoustics 6.5 User Manual

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ProSeries .5 Component

Speaker Systems

Installation Manual

Table of Contents

Warning

2

System Contents

3

 

 

System Placement

4

 

 

Tweeter Installation

6

 

 

Woofer Installation

9

 

 

Crossover Installation

12

 

 

System Wiring

13

 

 

Specifications

16

 

 

Congratulations!

You have purchased the finest automotive component system the industry has to offer. Installed correctly, your ProSeries system will offer unprecedented performance for many years to come.

Warning

This manual explains only the assembly and placement of the various components, not the techniques required to perform the installation. If you do not have the experience these procedures require, we strongly recommend you consult your Boston Acoustics dealer about professional installation.

2

System Contents

Here’s what comes with this system (two each):

 

6.53 System

6.5 System

5.5 System

4.5 System

6.5LF

 

 

 

 

woofer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.5LF

 

 

 

 

woofer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.5MR

 

 

 

 

midrange

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neo 5t

 

 

 

 

tweeter

 

 

 

 

 

Flush-

 

 

 

 

mount kit

 

 

 

 

 

Angle-

 

 

 

 

mount kit

 

 

 

 

 

Surface-

 

 

 

 

mount kit

 

 

 

 

 

Axis-

 

 

 

 

mount kit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.53x

 

 

 

 

crossover

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.5x

 

 

 

 

crossover

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.5x

 

 

 

 

crossover

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.5x

 

 

 

 

crossover

 

 

 

3

System Placement

Best imaging is obtained when the tweeter and the woofer or midrange are placed out to the sides and far forward.

Woofer in door, tweeter in door

Woofer in kick panel, tweeter in kick panel

4

Woofer in door, tweeter in dashboard

Woofer in door, midrange in kick panel, tweeter in kick panel

5

Tweeter Installation

There are several different installation kits for the Neo 5t tweeter.

Surface-mountkit

Flush-mountkit

Angle-mountkit

Angle-mountinstallation

6

Surface-mountinstallation

Flush-mountinstallation

7

Tweeter Installation—AxisMount (6.5 & 5.5 systems only)

Axis-mountkit

Axis-mountinstallation

+

Axis-mountcrossover setting

input

normal axis-mount

tweeter level

-4db-2db0db

8

Woofer Installation

Mount the woofer rigidly to a surface that provides a complete air seal from front to rear.

6.5LF installation

6.5LF

165mm

160mm

9

6.5LF installation with spacer

6.5LF

5.5LF installation

Spacer

5.5LF

10