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System. We’ve organized this manual to
make your installation as simple and
trouble-free as possible. Please read
through it completely before proceeding.
If, after having read it, you decide that
you would rather leave installation to a
professional, consult your JBL Power
meet the same rigorous standards of
construction and performance that have
long established JBL’s renowned home
and professional speaker systems.
Your Component System has been
designed using a combination of tech-
nologies that bring high value to high
performance. The tweeter dome used in
your Component System tweeter is
manufactured from a proprietary material
known as Titanium Composite. This
material combines the control and
damping of an advanced polymer with
the reinforcing stiffness of vapor-
deposited titanium to prevent breakup at
tured with a proprietary injection-molded
titanium-composite cone in order to
deliver the clarity and effortless power
that have made JBL famous. This cone is
suspended by a heavy butyl-rubber
surround, which serves to absorb any
remaining cone resonances for the
clearest, most articulate reproduction of
voices and other mid-range sounds. As a
bonus, the butyl-rubber surround is
impervious to temperature extremes and
humidity, making it ideal for automotive
By following the installation recommen-
dations and suggestions included in this
manual, you will be assured of many
years of trouble-free enjoyment from your
Power Series loudspeakers.
a neodymium magnet tweeter and either
a 4", 5-1/4", or 6-1/2" midwoofer. This
system has also been supplied with an
outboard crossover network to provide
precision division of frequencies between
the two components. Figure 2 is an
illustration of the proper wiring procedure
of the Component System.
sales receipt from your JBL Component
System purchase in a safe place. It is nec-
essary to validate your Limited Warranty.
Having access to the receipt is also valu-
able for insurance purposes and when it
comes time to resell your vehicle.
surface- and flush-mount brackets.
Figures 1 and 2 show the proper way to
flush- and surface-mount the tweeter. The
mounting hole diameter of the flush-
mount frame is 1-7/16".
the P-42c and
with grilles as shown
in Figure 2a.
to break off or use tin snips.
Two-Screw Mounting Configuration
Notch on Trim Ring
Intermount II (pat. pend.) mounting system is
shown in Figures 5a, b, c.
DIN (European) installations using the Intermount
II™ clips shown in Figures 5d and 5e.