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Kicker 43CXA300.1

CX Series mono subwoofer amplifier — 300 watts RMS x 1 at 2 ohms

Item # 206CXA3001

Looking for strong bass? Kicker's CXA300.1 mono amp can send up to 300 watts RMS to your subwoofer.

Looking for strong bass? Kicker's CXA300.1 mono amp can send up to 300 watts RMS to your subwoofer.

Item # 206CXA3001

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About the Kicker 43CXA300.1

Power for your bass

Looking for strong bass? Kicker's CXA300.1 mono amp can send up to 300 watts RMS to your subwoofer. You can use the variable low-pass filter to get maximum performance from your sub/enclosure combo, while the fixed subsonic filter removes the extreme low resonances that cause distortion. The variable bass boost allows you to add some low-end punch if you need it. An optional wired remote lets you conveniently adjust the bass level from your front seat.

Power for your bass

Looking for strong bass? Kicker's CXA300.1 mono amp can send up to 300 watts RMS to your subwoofer. You can use the variable low-pass filter to get maximum performance from your sub/enclosure combo, while the fixed subsonic filter removes the extreme low resonances that cause distortion. The variable bass boost allows you to add some low-end punch if you need it. An optional wired remote lets you conveniently adjust the bass level from your front seat.

Hooks in almost anywhere in almost any position

Kicker's Fail-Safe Integration Technology (FIT™) keeps this amp's input free from noise or interference, so you can tap into your speaker wires for a signal without a worry. The CXA300.1 comes with hardware that lets you mount it vertically, so you can put it in a location that takes up very little floor space and looks cool too.

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Kicker 43CXA300.1 signal connections and controls

Confused about impedance? Check out our article on matching subs and amps.

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Product highlights:

  • mono subwoofer amplifier
  • 150 watts RMS x 1 at 4 ohms (300 watts RMS x 1 at 2 ohms)
  • CEA-2006 compliant
  • Class D amp technology
  • variable low-pass filter (50-200 Hz, 12 dB/octave)
  • fixed subsonic filter (25 Hz, 24 dB/octave)
  • variable bass boost (0-12 dB at 40 Hz)
  • frequency response: 20-200 Hz
Other Features:
  • preamp inputs and outputs
  • speaker-level inputs (speaker wire to RCA adapters required)
  • balanced differential inputs reduce noise and interference
  • optional remote bass level controller available
  • 8-gauge power and ground leads and a 40-amp fuse recommended — wiring and hardware not included with amplifier
  • no onboard fuses — when installing multiple amps in a system, an additional 40-amp in-line fuse between the distribution block and this amplifier is recommended
  • includes hardware for vertical mounting
  • dimensions: 8-1/8"W x 2-3/8"H x 6-3/4"D
  • warranty: 2 years (extends to 3 years when purchased with either a Kicker single amp wiring kit or a Kicker multi-amp kit)
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # 43CXA3001
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What's in the box:

  • Mono amplifier
  • 2 Vertical mounting brackets
  • 4 Self-tapping screws (3/4" length)
  • Owner's Manual
  • Certified Power certificate

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Chad from New Lexington, OH on 7/1/2019

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amp broke just over a year, no warrantee, will never buy kicker again

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After receiving Chad's feedback, we looked up his order and found that his amp is still under warranty. While his order is beyond Crutchfield's 60-day return policy, he can contact Kicker at 1-405-624-8583 for further information about the 2-year warranty on this amp.

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Crutchfield customer from Warminster, PA on 3/6/2019

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Small, Solid, Powerful KICK! This is the first amp I have purchased for my own system in a very long time. This was used to replace the 300 Watt 2 channel Kicker AMP I had that was new over 10 years ago! What an amazing comparison. The old amp was nearly three times as big, not nearly as sonically accurate and in today's money, that old amy would cost about $400. You cannot go wrong with this little jem.

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Awesome amp

David from Fremont, OH on 2/18/2019

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Love this little amp! Puts out the perfect amount of power for my set up.

Pros: Small size, very clean power

Cons: None

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Jeffrey Lynn from Liberty, SC on 2/6/2019

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Kicker doesn't play. I swap this CXA300 with the Boss 4 channel that was driving two 12" Kicker comps in my son's truck. We put Cardi B on and when i cracked the bass remote the port blew my hat off. Like it says on the box, Kicker always puts out more than rated and comes with a certificate to prove it. This 300 tested at 344 actual output. Kicker not is not just talking the talk. It walks the walk. If you're looking for an amp, save up another week or so and buy a kicker. If you are not sure what you need. Don't guess at it. Let Crutchfield guys help you match your subs and your amp and will not be disappointed. Crutchfield customer service is the best I've ever encountered.

Pros: Powerful High quality

Cons: None for me

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Carlos De from Houston, TX on 1/27/2019

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very good amp easy to install i place it on a small corner on my truck and use a kicker wiring kit so i know im getting the best

Pros: small powerful easy to install and set up

Cons: N/A

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Crutchfield customer from Lynchburg, VA on 1/23/2019

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Sound real clear and pretty loud too.

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Crutchfield customer from Ladson, SC on 12/28/2018

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Very high quality product. I love the fact that the factory sends the test sheet with the product showing the item outperforming it's listed specs. Well done kicker. Truly a fine product.

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Andrew from Littleon, CO on 12/9/2018

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I love it just the right set up I need just for a little bumping in my car

Pros: Great bass

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Crutchfield customer from Maumelle, AR on 12/2/2018

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Really happy with this kicker amp. Recommend it 100%!! Its reliable compact built like a tank quality amp.

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Solid Unit, works as expected

Darryl from New Orleans , LA on 11/25/2018

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Amp works as expected. Kicker is one of my favorite products.

Pros: Easy install

Cons: None

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Big things do come in small packages

Scott from Westminster, MD on 11/19/2018

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It's fantastic. I love it, huge power for my 10" sub

Pros: Compact design but awesome sound

Cons: My RCA cables got stuck in my last one and the tips snapped off forcing me to buy a new one. Other than that it's awesome

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Crutchfield customer from Noblesville, IN on 10/18/2018

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This is a great amp and serves its purpose well. It was a little bigger than I thought. I didn't pay attention to the specs. I was trying to find a smaller amp to hide in my Wrangler. I did finally find a way to modify it by mounting it underneath the steering column. It is in an open area and out of site. It was very easier to setup and adjust to my system.

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edison from Oceanside, CA on 10/1/2018

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small box size amp easy to tuck in under seat.

Pros: dimension of the amp. easy to hide under seat

Cons: user manual there is no instruction how to connect 4ohms speaker

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Great small mono amp

James from Havre, MT on 9/23/2018

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This amp is a great small mono amp. The install is simple. The fact that it is 2 ohm stable is a great bonus as well. This is my second purchase of this amp and with this install I was able to use the input level button as I was using speaker level inputs instead of pulling rcas from the stock head unit. I would highly recommend this amp.

Pros: Install. Speaker level input button. Remote level control.

Cons: None!

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would recommend

steven from Euless, TX on 9/23/2018

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small compact design, looks great and paired well with 2 kicker compRT 43CWRT102, both wired up in a total to 2ohms to the amp.

Pros: small design, good output

Cons: haven't found any yet

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Huge Upgrade to Toyota Premium Sound!

Crutchfield customer from Sacramento, CA on 9/2/2018

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My vehicle is a 2016 Toyota RAV4 Limited that had the $1200 optional top of the line Toyota/JBL Premium Sound System. IMO, the sound from this system is extremely poor, all tinny highs and no bass at any setting. Replaced all of the speakers with Crutchfield recommended Kicker products except for the rear subwoofer, which was replaced with this Pioneer TS-SW2002D2 powered by a Kicker CX300.1 subwoofer amp. Not an easy install in my vehicle, which has a remote JBL amp hiding behind a cargo area panel. Impossible to find the wiring diagram for this JBL amp on the internet, so that I could bypass it by tapping into it's low-level inputs. I almost gave up until calling Crutchfield Tech Support. Jeffrey at T.S. had the wiring info and gave me the correct low-level leads to splice into. Thank you, Jeffrey!!! Had the amp wired up and running a few hours later. Absolutely Huge Improvement!!! I like rock and pop, this amp has plenty of power to add proper extension to the bottom end. I ended up buying the Kicker remote bass control for this amp so that I can adjust the amp output on the fly, absolutely terrific because each recording's mix is different. Very, Very Happy with this amp and the sound that I now have!

Pros: Great sound, compact to fit under a seat, easy to wire, Did I say Great Sound?

Cons: None

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Awesome little amp

Cody from Louisville, KY on 8/25/2018

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Love this little dude. I needed something strong but not too strong. It's paired with a Kicker CompC and outs out some great bass. I love the small footprint and ease of hookups. Only thing I wish it had included was the remote bass knob, but the subwoofer control on my HU is easy enough to use for that. Great amp for a great price.

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rory from Ansonia, CT on 7/31/2018

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Amazing powerful little amp!!! Fits right under the seats for a nice stealth look!!!

Pros: Compact design, amazing power, clean sound

Cons: none

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Crutchfield customer from Pueblo, CO on 7/24/2018

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Killer little amp!!! Easy to tune up. Quick and easy install too!!!

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Marcus from Temple , Tx. on 7/19/2018

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I have this little baby pushing a 15 inch DB Drive, if anybody knows anything about speakers amplifiers Etc I guarantee you this is what you're looking for!

Pros: Super

Cons: None! if you need more power by the next size up kicker amplifier

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Brian from Alfred, ME on 6/13/2018

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Does a really good job compared to what was OE in my Wrangler!

Pros: Big time performance for the money!

Cons: None so far.

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Good Size, Great Product

Clint from Havelock, NC on 6/8/2018

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Small in size but not in power! This little thing kicks. I only needed a 300w amp to go with 2 8" 150w subs. They are nicely powered with this amp and the bass is nice and clean. Good price, good size, great power. My only con is that it doesn't come with a remote knob. Pros are easy setup, size allows it go almost anywhere and tuning it is very easy (especially with Crutchfield technical support).

Pros: Size Power Clean bass

Cons: Have to purchase a separate bass remote knob.

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Tiny powerhouse!

Larry Swindall from Franklin, KY on 5/21/2018

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Great clean power in a small package. Paired with a Kicker CompR 43CWR84, wired for a 2 OHM load, and placed in a custom sealed enclosure of 3/4 MDF with an internal volume at 0.88 ft3. Extremely strong, clean bass for such a small package. Couldn't ask for more.

Pros: Great MONO power in a small package!

Cons: None for me.

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Crutchfield customer from Fortuna, CA on 5/20/2018

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Easy to use and install. Great product and have had no issues so far.

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Jon from Broadway, NC on 5/6/2018

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Alot of power for such a small product perfect for powering mykenwood excelon 8's fills the cab of my truck with perfect high quality sound

Pros: Perfect space saving

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Crutchfield customer from Adel, GA on 4/30/2018

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Awesome amp. Replaced a 4oo watt amp with this one. Way better sound. The bass is clear and deeper. Highly recommend this amp.

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Great amp

Joseph from Wimauma, FL on 4/27/2018

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Awesome Little amp powers a single 10" well

Pros: Great power for a small amp

Cons: None

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Crutchfield customer from Tracy, CA on 4/9/2018

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Nice little amp that I hooked up to my 10" kicker sub and it knocks. Priced well and nice and compact.

Pros: Compact and well priced

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willie from Leasburg, NC on 1/28/2018

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Great power good size

Pros: Size power

Cons: None

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Great product, tiny package

Aric from Levittown, PA on 12/26/2017

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I bought this amp for my son for Christmas. It is replacing a burned out 650watt jenson that came with car when he bought it. Opening box this amp is tiny. Makes it easy to put almost anywhere. Took about 10 min to switch out amps and done. It's hooked to a single 10in JL Audio sub which sounds really good now. Now he wants to upgrade everything else. Looks like we will buying more stuff soon.

Pros: Can fit almost anywhere. Also like the stand up option.

Cons: Haven't found any yet.

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Feel the music

Michael from Texas on 12/14/2017

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They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. The next best thing is duplication. I have three Alfas, a Berlina and two GTVs. Each now has one of the Kick43CXAs with the latest one going in the second GTV. With two tweeters above the A pillar behind the head liner, two 5 1/4s in the front kick pocket, two full range 6x9s in the rear seat door cards, and two 6x9 subs driven by the 43CXA the sound is stunning, talk about feeling the music, holy cow and the 43CXA makes it happen.

Pros: compact, price, performance

Cons: I'll have to get back with you on that, I can't think of any right now.

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Great compact amp!

Matthew from Hamshire, Texas on 10/22/2017

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Great amp! Easy install and compact.

Pros: Easy install. Compact size.

Cons: None

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Crutchfield customer from Suwanee, GA on 9/6/2017

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Amazing power

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Love this amp

Carl from Pamplin, VA on 8/11/2017

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Great amp. Suit my needs perfectly

Pros: Great price,good power.

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Clayton from Hillsboro, OR on 7/25/2017

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I'm super impressed. I paired this with the kicker TC10 that I purchased a few years ago. I am blown away by how much this tiny setup can put out with the small amount of power. It fits great in the trunk of my MK4 Golf and takes up hardly any space. I had read in other reviews that the amp runs really cool so I stashed it away in a side compartment and have had no issues what so ever. I highly recommend the amp.

Pros: Runs cool Great for casual listening to fill out the low-end, but also works great when you want to be heard

Cons: None!

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Crutchfield customer from Clearlake, CA on 6/25/2017

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This product was a great purchase, I did such a detailed search looking for the best bargain. Brings out amazing sound to my subwoofers.

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Great amp

Kent from Humble, TX on 6/11/2017

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Great amp for what you get.. Does not run hot... And has good power... For me had this amp for 6 month.. But needed to upgrade to the CX600 to good more bass....

Pros: Does not run hot... And good power.

Cons: Not as clear as Alpine... And I think it's better to have 300W more when I upgraded to the CX600..

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Amazing power for such a small device

Brian from Marietta, GA on 5/31/2017

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Amazing little amp. I'm really astounded by how much power is packed into a device this small and for such a low price point. I'm using it to drive a 12 inch Polk Momo driver in a Q-Logic ported box and it really performs great!

Pros: Small footprint, plenty of power, amazing quality at this price point, and doesn't run hot at all.

Cons: NONE!

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Crutchfield customer from Hudson, NC on 5/26/2017

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I love this Amp.. I'm actually running 2 Kicker 10's; 43C104's with it. It has plenty of power to spare.

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Crutchfield customer from Warrensburg, MO on 4/23/2017

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Plenty of power and super easy to hookup.

Pros: Small,easy hookup and loads of power

Cons: None

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Crutchfield customer from Az on 2/20/2017

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This amp exceeded my expectations! It pushes my 2 10" kicker pro comps perfectly.

Pros: Easy to install and mount in tight spaces

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Crutchfield customer from Memphis, TN on 1/21/2017

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This amplifier is great! It's small enough to easily be hidden inside of my Jeep yet powerful enough to provide that bump into want.

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Powerful amp

Kayne from San Marcos, CA on 1/16/2017

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A great amp to power my 10' kicker sub and sounds great. It takes up little space in your car and very convenient.

Pros: Powerful and compact. Great price as well.

Cons: Haven't experienced any so far.

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Crutchfield customer from Mount Vernon, WA on 1/2/2017

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Pushing an alpine 8" and going great. Nice controls. Wish it came with a remote bass instead of having to buy it separately.

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Great amp

Crutchfield customer from Chicago on 9/28/2016

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Nice size amp to power my 12 inch jl audio.

Pros: Has a small foot print. Doesn't take up space

Cons: Wish the bass knob would have come with it instead of buying separate

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Compact but powerful

Crutchfield customer from Lizton, IN on 9/17/2016

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Clean powerful sound. Works perfect with my single 10" sub. Takes up very little space, mounted right on the sub enclosure.

Pros: Little footprint....efficient and powerful.

Cons: None

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great economical amp

Crutchfield customer from Decatur, AL on 4/30/2016

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This amp has plenty of power for its size. I was looking for a small amp to power an 8" Rockford Fosgate P1 and this more than sufficed. It is clean, loud and easily fit under the seat out of site.

Pros: Powerful Clean sound Small size to hide away Lugs for power power and speaker connections

Cons: None

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Features

Overview: Kicker CX Series amplifiers can deliver plenty of power when you need it, utilizing high-grade internal components and an optimized circuit layout. The amp has highly efficient heat sinks to keep the amp running cool. You can mount the amplifier vertically, if desired, with the supplied mounting brackets.

Power Output: The CXA300.1 is a mono amplifier designed to output 150 watts RMS at 4Ω (<1% THD+N @ 14.4V) and 300 watts RMS at 2Ω.

Controls: The controls for the amplifier are located on the side of the amplifier:

  • Input Gain Control: The rotary input Gain control lets you match the output of the source unit to the amplifier. When setting the Gain, you should turn the source unit up to about 3/4 of the maximum volume, adjust the gain until audible distortion can be heard, then back the gain down slightly. The Gain control goes from 0 to 11.
  • Low Pass Filter: You can select a crossover frequency between 50Hz and 200Hz. This adjusts the upper frequency limit of the amplifier's output. The rotary control can be adjusted with a small slotted screwdriver (not included).
  • Input Level: The RCA inputs on the amplifier will accept a high-level or low-level input. Using the Input Level switch, you can select high level (button in) or low level (button out) input.
  • KickEQ Bass Boost: The bass level can be increased between 0dB and +12dB via the rotary KickEQ Bass Boost control. The bass boost circuit is centered at 40Hz.

Subsonic Filter: The amplifier features a non-defeatable 25Hz Subsonic Filter with a 24dB per octave slope. The Subsonic Filter rolls off extremely low frequencies that can't be cleanly reproduced by the amplifier and subwoofers. This reduces distortion and helps the amp run more efficiently.

Auto Turn-on: The amplifier has two Auto Turn-on modes: +12V and DC Offset. The preferred auto turn-on method is to run an 18-gauge wire from the remote turn-on lead of the source unit to the Remote (REM) terminal on the amp. When a +12V signal is detected on the wire, the amplifier will turn on. If your source unit lacks a remote turn-on lead (a factory head unit, for example), you can choose to turn on the amplifier via the DC Offset method. When a 6V DC offset is detected on the source unit's speaker outputs, the amplifier automatically turns on.

Connections: The CXA300.1 has screw-down terminals for power, ground, turn-on lead (REM), and speaker outputs. The openings for the wires are slotted, which will accommodate bare wire or spade connectors. The power and ground slots are 1/2" wide (for up to 8 gauge wire) and the REM and speaker slots are 5/16" in width (up to 10 gauge wire).

External Fuse: The amplifier does not include a built-in fuse, therefore an external fuse should be placed on the power wire, within 18" of the battery. It is recommended that an 8-gauge amplifier wiring kit and a 40A external fuse be used when installing the amplifier.

Note: Kicker will extend the standard warranty by an additional year (for a total of three years) when a qualifying Kicker Installation Kit is purchased with the amplifier.

Input Signal: The CXA300.1 is capable of receiving either high- or low-level input signals, and you can select the input type on the end of the amp. A pair of female RCA jacks is provided on the end of the amp. If you are using a speaker-level source, you can use the optional Kicker KiSL speaker level to RCA adapter. The Input Sensitivity is 250mV-10.0V (High Level), while the Low Level Input Sensitivity is 125mV-5.0V.

Preamp Output: The CXA300.1 has a stereo RCA output which passes the audio signal to another amplifier or component. This allows you to daisy-chain another amplifier without having to run RCA cables from the head unit to the second amp. Either input method, high- or low-level, will provide a low-level output signal at the RCA output.

Certified Power: Each amplifier is tested when it comes off of the assembly line. Tests are run for Total Harmonic Distortion, Signal-to-Noise Ratio, Protection Circuit, and Total Power Output. A Certified Power certificate with model and serial number is included with each amp with the measured power output figure, and a pass/fail grade for the other tests.

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Selection and price. [ Kenneth  Feb 15, 2019 ]
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I wanted to make sure my setup had enough power, and this was recommended by the site, was a good price, and had great reviews. [ Timothy  Jan 30, 2019 ]
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When i was young i always wanted a full Kicker sub/amp setup. i know there are other sub/amps that might go harder but this is my first setup and i wanted it to feel nostalgic. [ Luis  Nov 01, 2018 ]
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Great amp for the money. I don't need anything competition level, just something to add some good sound to my truck. [ Marlin  Oct 29, 2018 ]
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The kicker amp has the specifications I needed to match the subwoofer. The bass frequency response goes down to 25 hz which matches the subwoofer, the RMS power output is 150 W @ 4 ohms which is in the 70% - 150% range of the speaker's RMS, and the signal to noise ration of 95 db are all the specs I was looking for to produce clean bass. [ Guest  Oct 12, 2018 ]
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I had the previous generation. [ Jon  Oct 06, 2018 ]
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RMS matched sub perfectly. Great price. Good success with Kicker products. [ Steven  Sep 26, 2018 ]
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My girlfriend loved the sound of my system, so I ordered her the same system. The amp is flawless and doesn't take much room at all. The remote is a must have as I listen to a lot of different music and it's nice to adjust the level with the twist of the knob. [ JAMIE  Sep 08, 2018 ]
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Eddie matched me with this amplifier because it met my power needs and fell well within my budget! Kicker has never disappointed me from speakers to amps and I would recommend them for your next purchase! [ Jay  Aug 14, 2018 ]
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I got this Kicker 43CXA300.1 to power an 8" Pioneer shallow woofer. The Pioneer is replacing a factory JBL subwoofer in my tacoma, the factory JBL amp wont push the Pioneer sub to its full potential. This amp is the perfect match for the Pioneer subwoofer. [ Artemio  Jun 10, 2018 ]
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RMS power rating, class d amp, small footprint, optional wired remote bass controller, remote turn on wire isn't required and the ability to use off a stock head unit(with optional speaker to RCA wires) [ Bruce Lee  May 28, 2018 ]
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Great little amp with plenty of power [ rory  Apr 25, 2018 ]
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Because it goes great with my kicker comp c sub [ Chris Fox  Apr 12, 2018 ]
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Best matched my sub without breaking the bank, [ Alfred  Mar 30, 2018 ]
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Power the new amplifier [ W  Mar 24, 2018 ]
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Fantastic amp. Great price. [ Jeffrey  Mar 20, 2018 ]
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Complicated setup made easy by Brooke. Thank you again Brooke! [ David E.  Mar 19, 2018 ]
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Brand, Price and Reviews. [ Abass  Mar 11, 2018 ]
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Went with my sub. [ Christopher  Jan 04, 2018 ]
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recommended [ teeb  Jan 01, 2018 ]
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Otis suggested this would meet my systems needs [ Joel  Nov 13, 2017 ]
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Price and quality. [ David  Sep 01, 2017 ]
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I wanted to keep my subs and amp the same brand and for the right price! This was perfect! [ Andy Ivan  Jun 13, 2017 ]
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Best amp! Powers a kicker "12 [ Tyler  Mar 24, 2017 ]
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The right specs and the right price. Plus its a Kicker amp so it's going to be great. [ Joshua  Mar 11, 2017 ]
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To power my kicker sub [ James  Mar 10, 2017 ]
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This amp will power an 8" sub that I am swapping out for installation in my stock sub enclosure of my 2001 Tahoe. [ Jason  Feb 12, 2017 ]
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5 star review, and I wanted something that would last. Also familiar with Crutchfield and love their service. [ Trace W.  Jan 18, 2017 ]
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Recommended by Wolf to be a great amp for my FJ Cruiser and a great match for the MTX Audio FPR10-02 Speaker. [ Rod  Dec 17, 2016 ]
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Kicker rules [ FRANK R  Dec 16, 2016 ]
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The add and reviews stated it paired nicely with the kicker speaker. [ Travis  Nov 15, 2016 ]
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Kicker amps have never let me down, or left me unimpressed. [ Ben  Jun 11, 2016 ]
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Sweet little punchy amp. Factory certified output makes it a no-brainer! [ Paul  Apr 17, 2016 ]
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7 questions already asked

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I have the kicker cxa3000.1 and just bought 2 kicker COMPR12"DUAL VOICE COIL2OHM subs with sealed box. With the proper air space my ? Is should I run them series/individual or bridged/mono?or parrallel/individual or bridged/mono
[ brc1970mpc  Dec 26, 2018 ]
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I bridged my 12's and turned the gain to not quite halfway. I have a 96 Dodge Dakota regular cab and they hit pretty hard. I really like the set-up they sound good and look good too.
[ Shawn  Dec 30, 2018 ]
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Good evening, unfortunately I don't have the expertise to answer your question. Have a Happy New Year.
[ David  Dec 26, 2018 ]
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Any reason why this would not be suitable for home theater use?
[ DOUGLAS  Oct 30, 2018 ]
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Should work just fine as long as you have a 12 volt dc power source.
[ FRED  Oct 30, 2018 ]
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Buying this amp with remote bass boost control. My question is what do i set bass boost to on the physical amp? Or will the remote control overide that adjustment on the actual amp?
[ wayne  Aug 18, 2017 ]
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In my install I turned the amp up to 75% and adjust via the remote controller based on each song. Sometimes I have to turn the remote way down or up, very nice feature. I have a 10" dual channel Focal Sub (it really kicks). Hope this helps.
[ Troy  Aug 20, 2017 ]
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It will override it. I was going to buy a remote as well but it's not necessary as stereo decks have subwoofer/bass controls under equalizer settings...
[ Freddy  Aug 19, 2017 ]
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why does this amp have outputs for two speakers but is called a mono amp?
[ Nick  Apr 03, 2017 ]
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The amp is internally bridged, there are just 2 different terminals for wiring ease. If your amp put out 1000W @ 1 ohm, you could hook two 2 ohm subs each to their own terminal, and the amp would still see a 1 ohm load.
[ Robert  Apr 05, 2017 ]
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will a 500watt kicker subwoofer speaker work off of this?
[ joe  Feb 03, 2017 ]
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Thanks for your question. For information on selecting the best amp for your sub I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to help determine the differences between the amp models and help you make the best choice for your system.
[ Kenny  Feb 03, 2017 ]  Staff
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Would this be a good pair for a Kicker 40TCWS102; and if so what would be the right wiring kit and what not?
[ Hunter  Dec 15, 2016 ]
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Thanks for your question. For information on selecting the best amp/sub match I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to help determine the differences between in each model, what gear you will need, and help you make the best choice for your system.
[ Kenny  Dec 16, 2016 ]  Staff
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