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COMPONENT SPEAKERSBLACKAIR5C-V1 BLACKAIR6C-V1


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OWNERS MANUAL Congratulations on purchasing your VIBE speakers. Please read this manual in order to fully understand how to get the best results from this product and ensure that all advice on how to look after the product is followed. Thank you for buying VIBE, we hope you enjoy listening to your product as much as we enjoyed creating it.

CAUTION

DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO DAMP OR MOISTUREGRLQJVRPD\UHVXOWLQÂżUHVKRFN or damage to the product. BEFORE WIRING DISCONNECT THE CABLE FROM THE POSITIVE BATTERY TERMINAL failure to do so may result in electric shock or injury. ENSURE GOOD AND CORRECT CONNECTIONS - failure to make the correct connections may UHVXOWLQÂżUHRUGDPDJHWRWKHSURGXFW DO NOT USE ANY FUNCTIONS OF THIS EQUIPMENT THAT MAY TAKE YOUR CONCENTRATION AWAY FROM DRIVING YOUR VEHICLE -GRQRWVHWXS\RXUDPSOLÂżHUZKLOVWGULYLQJGRLQJVR may result in an accident. For prolonged setting up, make sure that your vehicle is stationary and in a safe location. KEEP THE VOLUME AT A LEVEL SO YOU CAN STILL HEAR OUTSIDE NOISE - failure to do this may result in an accident. VIBE equipment is capable of producing sound levels that can permanently damage your hearing. VIBE recommends caution when listening at high volume. For safe and enjoyable listening the sound should be comfortable and clear without distortion. CAUTION Never connect any speaker lead to the car chassis. This can cause severe damage to your speaker FDUUDGLRDPSOLÂżHU Before drilling or cutting any holes, investigate the layout of your vehicle thoroughly. Use caution when working near the fuel / hydraulic lines and electrical wiring. Observe the correct polarity when wiring, improper phasing may cause a loss of bass response. Ensure that no moving parts catch on the speaker or grill (e.g. window or door handles, or window glass inside the door)

INSTALLATION ‡7KHTXDOLW\RIWKHLQVWDOODWLRQZLOODIIHFWWKHV\VWHPSHUIRUPDQFHDQGUHOLDELOLW\ ‡&RQWDFW\RXUQHDUHVWDXWKRULVHG9,%(GHDOHULI\RXDUHXQVXUHDERXWWKHLQVWDOODWLRQRIWKLVSURGXFW ‡3OHDVHPRXQWWKLVXQLWDZD\IURPDQ\SRWHQWLDOKD]DUGV ‡0LQLPLVLQJWKHOHQJWKRIZLUHVZLOOSURYLGHKLJKHUDXGLRRXWSXWIURPWKHV\VWHP ‡7KHVSHDNHUVKRXOGEHVHFXUHO\IDVWHQHGWRWKHPRXQWLQJSRVLWLRQXVLQJWKHVFUHZVSURYLGHG ‡3UHGULOO\RXUPRXQWLQJKROHVXVLQJDGULOODQGSRVLWLRQZLWKWKHWHPSODWHSURYLGHG ‡%HVXUHWRLQYHVWLJDWH\RXUPRXQWLQJDUHDWKRURXJKO\IRUHOHFWULFDOZLUHVEUDNHRUIXHOOLQHVRUIXHO tank to prevent causing any damage.


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LIMITED WARRANTY All VIBE products carry a full 12 month warranty, valid from the date of the original receipt and proof of purchase. In order to validate this warranty, the online warranty card should be completed within seven days of the original purchase date. The original receipt and packaging should be retained for this twelve month period. If the product develops a problem any stage during the warranty period, it should be returned to the point of purchase in it’s original packaging, and complete with no items missing. If the store is unable to repair the product it may have to be returned to VIBE. A full description of VIBE’s warranty information can be found on our website:

www.vibeaudio.co.uk/warranty WHAT IS NOT COVERED

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WARNING VIBE equipment is capable of sound pressure levels that can cause permanent damage to your hearing and those around you. Please use common sense when listening to your audio system and practice safe sound. COPYRIGHT $OOFRQWHQWLQFOXGHGLQWKLVPDQXDOVXFKDVWH[WJUDSKLFVORJRVLFRQVLPDJHVDQGGDWDDUHWKHSURSHUW\RI0LGEDVV'LVWULEXWLRQ/LPLWHGWD9,%(7HFKQRORJLHV/LPLWHG KHUHLQUHIHUUHGWRDV³9,%(´³XV´RU³ZH´ DQGLWVDI¿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¶VWUDGHPDUNVDQG trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not VIBEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers or in any manner that disparages or discredits VIBE. All other trademarks not owned by VIBE or its subsidiaries that appear in this manual are the property RIWKHLUUHVSHFWLYHRZQHUVZKRPD\RUPD\QRWEHDI¿OLDWHGZLWKFRQQHFWHGWRRUVSRQVRUHGE\9,%(RULWVVXEVLGLDULHV 727+()8//(67(;7(173(50,77('$7/$:9,%(,63529,',1*7+,60$18$/$1',76&217(1721$1³$6,6´%$6,6$1'0$.(612 $1'(;35(66/<',6&/$,06$// 5(35(6(17$7,21625:$55$17,(62)$1<.,1'(;35(6625,03/,(':,7+5(63(&7727+,6 0$18$/257+(,1)250$7,21&217(170$7(5,$/625352'8&76,1&/8'(',17+,60$18$/,1&/8',1*:,7+287/,0,7$7,21 :$55$17,(62)0(5&+$17$%,/,7<$1'),71(66)25$3$57,&8/$5385326(,1$'',7,219,%('2(61275(35(6(1725:$55$17 7+$77+(,1)250$7,21&217$,1(',17+,60$18$/,6&203/(7(25&855(17$1'7+$7$//63(&,),&$7,216$1',1)250$7,21 &217$,1(':,7+,17+,60$18$/$5(68%-(&772&+$1*(:,7+287127,&(9,%(5(&200(1'&$87,21:+(1/,67(1,1*72086,& 5(352'8&('7+528*+9,%((48,30(179,%((48,30(17,6&$3$%/(2)352'8&,1*6281'$1'6281'35(6685(/(9(/67+$7 &$13(50$1(17/<'$0$*(+($5,1*2)<28$1'7+$72)27+(56)256$)($1'(1-2<$%/(/,67(1,1*7+(6281'6+28/'%( &/($5:,7+287',67257,21$7$&20)257$%/(92/80(%<86,1*$1<9,%((48,30(17<28$*5((727$.()8//5(63216,%,/,7< )25<2852:16$)(7<$1'7+(6$)(7<2)27+(56:+(1/,67(1,1*72086,&$7+,*+92/80(67+528*+(48,30(17<28+$9( 385&+$6('86(2)$1<9,%((48,30(17&2167,787(6$*5((0(17727+,6',6&/$,0(5 ([FHSWDVVSHFL¿FDOO\VWDWHGLQWKLVPDQXDOWRWKHIXOOHVWH[WHQWSHUPLWWHGDWODZQHLWKHU9,%(QRUDQ\RILWVDI¿OLDWHVGLUHFWRUVHPSOR\HHVRURWKHUUHSUHsentatives will be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this manual or the information, content, materials or products included. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or FRQVHTXHQWLDOGDPDJHVORVVRIGDWDLQFRPHRUSUR¿WORVVRIRUGDPDJHWRSURSHUW\DQGFODLPVRIWKLUGSDUWLHV)RUWKHDYRLGDQFHRIGRXEW9,%(GRHV QRWOLPLWLWVOLDELOLW\IRUGHDWKRUSHUVRQDOLQMXU\WRWKHH[WHQWRQO\WKDWLWDULVHVDVDUHVXOWRIQHJOLJHQFHRI9,%(LWVDI¿OLDWHVGLUHFWRUVHPSOR\HHVRURWKHU representatives.


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WOOFER INSTALLATION GUIDELINES )LUVWO\PDNHVXUHWKDWWKHVSHDNHUVZLOO¿WLQ\RXUFKRVHQORFDWLRQ7KLVPD\LQYROYHWKHUHPRYDORIWKH standard vehicle speakers. Please use the mounting depth and hole cut dimensions as detailed in this manual for guidance. Â&#x2021;,IQHFHVVDU\FXWDQ\PDWHULDODZD\WRDOORZWKHVSHDNHUWRVLWFRUUHFWO\ Â&#x2021;&XWRXWWKHPRXQWLQJKROHDQGSUHGULOODQ\RWKHU¿[LQJKROHV Â&#x2021;6FUHZWKURXJKERWKJDVNHWDQGVSHDNHUXQWLOWKHVSHDNHULVVHFXUHO\IDVWHQHG

WOOFER INSTALLATION 8VLQJWKHWHPSODWHSURYLGHG¿QGDVXLWDEOHPRXQWLQJORFDWLRQIRUWKHZRRIHU 0DUNWKHPRXQWLQJKROHVDQGSUHGULOOWKH¿[LQJKROHZLWKDPPGULOOELW,IWKHJULOOLVWREH¿WWHGWKHQ place it over the speaker and screw through both the grill and the speaker using the provided screws. Be careful not to over tighten the screws as it may cause damage to the grill.


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TWEETER INSTALLATION GUIDELINES 7KHWZHHWHUFDQHLWKHUEHÂżWWHGĂ&#x20AC;XVKRUVXUIDFHPRXQW Try and take into account the following when locating a suitable position. For optimum staging try and locate a position that is higher than the woofer but within twelve LQFKHV PD[LPXP RILW It is vital that the tweeter is adjusted so that it is focused towards the listener.

SURFACE MOUNT INSTALLATION $IWHUÂżQGLQJDVXLWDEOHSRVLWLRQIRUWKHWZHHWHUVSODFHWKHEDVHRIWKHWZHHWHUFDVLQJLQWKHFRUUHFW position. Using the base, mark the two mounting holes and the hole for the wire to pass through. &XWRXWWKHVHKROHVXVLQJDPPGULOOIRUWKHÂż[LQJVFUHZVDQGDWOHDVWDQPPKROHIRUWKHFDEOH and ensure that the hole cut for the cable is big enough and will not cause the cable to become chaffed in any way. Pass the tweeter cable through the bottom of the base and through the previously drilled hole. 6HFXUHWKHEDVHRIWKHWZHHWHUKRXVLQJZLWKWKHVFUHZVSURYLGHG


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FLUSH MOUNT INSTALLATION FIGURE A

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FIGURE B

The second requires the use of the metal strip provided. (See Figure B) Â&#x2021;$IWHU¿QGLQJDVXLWDEOHSRVLWLRQIRUWKHWZHHWHUVSODFHWKHFXWRXWWHPSODWHIRUWKHWZHHWHULQSRVLWLRQ and mark around it. Â&#x2021;%HIRUHFXWWLQJWKHKROHVGRXEOHFKHFNWKDWQREUDNHIXHOOLQHVRUZLULQJKDUQHVVHVDUHOLNHO\WRJHW damaged. Â&#x2021;(QVXUHWKDWWKHWZHHWHUZKHQ¿WWHGZLOOQRWFDWFKRQDQ\PRYLQJSDUWVVXFKDVGRRUZLQGRZ handles. Â&#x2021;,IPRXQWLQJLQDGRRUFKHFNWKDWWKHZLQGRZFDQVWLOOEHIXOO\ORZHUHGEHIRUHLQVWDOOLQJ Â&#x2021;&XWRXWWKHKROHFDUHIXOO\ Â&#x2021;3RVLWLRQWKHPHWDOVWULS¿[LQJVWULSFHQWUDOO\EHKLQGWKHFXWRXWKROH Â&#x2021;8VLQJWKH¿[LQJVFUHZVDWWDFKWKHEDVHRIWKHWZHHWHUFDVHWRWKHPHWDOVWULS Â&#x2021;3DVVWKHWZHHWHUFDEOHWKURXJKWKHFHQWUDOKROHLQWKHERWWRPRIWKHFDVHDQGWKHPHWDO¿[LQJ strip. Â&#x2021;3XOOWKHFDEOHWLJKWXQWLOWKHWZHHWHUVLWVLQWKHEDVH Â&#x2021;6FUHZWKHWRSRIWKHWZHHWHUFDVLQJWRWKHEDVHWDNLQJFDUHQRWWRRYHUWLJKWHQ


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WIRING CONNECTIONS TO AN OEM OR AFTERMARKET HEADUNIT

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WIRING CONNECTIONS TO AN EXTERNAL AMPLIFIER

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TWEETER ATTENUATION The BlackAir crossover features a two stage tweeter attenuation switch. ‡G%ZLOODOORZWKHWZHHWHUWRRSHUDWHDWIXOOYROXPHOHYHO ‡G%ZLOODOORZWKHWZHHWHUWRRSHUDWHDWDORZHUOHYHOWKDWPD\EHSUHIHUDEOHGHSHQGLQJRQWKHPXVLF material or the location of the tweeter relative to the driver. ([SHULPHQWZLWKWKLVVHWWLQJWRDFKLHYHWKHGHVLUHGVRXQGEDODQFH


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SPECIFICATION BLACKAIR 5

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