Boston Acoustics Rally RC820, Rally RC620, RC420, Rally RC520 User Manual

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RC820

RC620

RC520

RC420

Boston Rally® Component Systems

Installation Manual

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Table of Contents

Warning

2

System Contents

3

 

 

System Placement

4

 

 

Tweeter Installation

6

 

 

Woofer Installation

8

 

 

Crossover Installation

10

 

 

System Wiring

11

 

 

Specifications

12

 

 

Congratulations!

You have purchased the finest automotive component system the industry has to offer. Installed correctly, your Boston Rally 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.

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System Contents

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

RC820

RC620

RC520

RC420

RC820LF

 

 

 

 

woofer

 

 

 

RC620LF

 

 

 

 

woofer

 

 

 

 

RC520LF

 

 

 

 

woofer

 

 

 

RC420LF

 

 

 

 

woofer

 

 

 

Neo 3r

 

 

 

 

tweeter

Flush-

 

 

 

 

mount kit

Angle-

 

 

 

 

mount kit

Surface-

 

 

 

 

mount kit

820X Crossover

 

 

 

 

620X Crossover

 

 

 

 

520X Crossover

 

 

 

 

420X Crossover

 

 

 

 

Gasket

 

 

 

 

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System Placement

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

Woofer in door, tweeter in door

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Woofer in kick panel, tweeter in kick panel

Woofer in door, tweeter in dashboard

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Tweeter Installation

There are several different installation kits for the Neo 3r tweeter.

Surface-mountkit

Flush-mountkit

Angle-mountkit

Angle-mountinstallation

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Surface-mountinstallation

Flush-mountinstallation

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Woofer Installation

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

820LF installation

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620LF installation

520LF/420LF installation

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Crossover Installation

Crossover lid removal

Crossover installation

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System Wiring

1/4"

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Specifications

Specification

RC820 System

RC620 System

RC520 System

RC420 System

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nominal Size (woofer)

5 x 7”

6

1

5

1

4”

2

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(165mm)

(130mm)

(100mm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mounting Cutout

7

1

x 5”

5

1

4

5

3

5

4

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

8

 

(184 x 127mm)

(132mm)

(117mm)

(93mm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mounting Depth

2

1

2

5

2

1

1

3

2

 

4

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

4

 

(64mm)

(65mm)

(57mm)

(46mm)

 

 

 

 

 

Recommended Amplifier Power

20-275watts

20–275watts

20–250watts

20–180watts

 

 

 

 

 

Frequency Response (±3dB, in-car)

50-20kHz

60–20kHz

65–20kHz

75–20kHz

 

 

 

 

 

Nominal Impedance

4 ohms

4 ohms

4 ohms

4 ohms

 

 

 

 

 

Sensitivity (1 watt/1 meter)

90dB

90dB

90dB

90dB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specifications subject to change without notice.

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