Applies to the continental US only. Showing slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES} - Best Selling. $1,379.95 Your price for this item is $1,379.95. View cart for details. Best Selling. You need an amplifier to give these speakers enough power to hear the difference over a 6.5". The Kicker KM8 speakers come with a 1.00" titanium dome tweeter. However, you are getting what you are paying for. The 7.7" JL Audio M3 speakers align closely with the Kicker KM8 in terms of performance, but the tweeters and price points are quite different. Like most marine speakers, the LEDs are located behind the tweeter grille and shine backward onto the speaker to illuminate it. The 7.7" JL Audio M3 and M6 both come in a classic white, closed-style grille and open-style sport grilles in both white and gunmetal. Kicker has the KM65 line of speakers and KM604. The sport grilles for the M3 and M6 do look a little bit different, but both are twin, 6 spoke designs. When it comes to 6.5" marine speakers, the Kicker KM65 might be the best value in the world. In general, if you are considering adding or upgrading your speakers and you have space and the power for 8" speakers instead of 6.5", go with the 8" model. Some situations or environments may require you to mount your speakers in a particular way to get the most out of them. The power handling is important because it helps give you an idea of how loud and how clear the speakers will play. Now, if you are thinking, "Well I will just go with JL because they have silk dome tweeters," there are other things to consider. The M3's are a great value for a silk dome tweeter. Also, the tweeter on the Kicker KM8 is bigger than the tweeter on the M3-770x. The tweeter that comes in the KM604 speakers is a PEI dome tweeter. We are online authorized for JL Audio, Wet Sounds, Kicker, Rockford Fosgate, Fusion, Memphis, Stinger, Hertz, and more. 5 out of 5 stars (7) Total Ratings 7, $206.96 New. You get whatever color you want, as long as it's blue! With the Kicker KM65 speakers, you can select which grille color will look best once you already have the speakers. No re-stocking fees. JL Audio has 6.5" marine speakers in the M3 and M6 lines. They light up brighter and the output is smoother than any other LED marine speakers. The more power you can give your speakers, the louder they will get, the cleaner they will sound, and the better they will sound when turned up and playing loud. Or, are you willing to sacrifice sheer volume for sound quality? These are higher quality speakers that have specially treated, silk-dome tweeter for a warm, rich, smooth, and balanced sound profile. While the M6 is not in the same ballpark in terms of price, the value of Kicker is there and we will explain some situations where we feel that the Kicker KM65 might be a better product than the M6. They are created not only to meet, but also to exceed your modern standards. If it is 3dB louder, will you notice a difference? Kicker KM604CW (41KM604W) 6.5" 2-Way KM Series 150W Coaxial Marine Speakers… Kicker 45KM604WL 6.5 Inch 2 Way Coaxial Marine Light Up LED Boat Speakers BLUE LED LIGHT: Spectacular highs and midrange sounds coupled with the simplest of speaker installations, provide full-range audio specifically for a marine environment The 8" just sound better. The higher the SPL, or efficiency rating, the louder that the speaker will play, given the same amount of actual power. Kicker 8" Marine Speakers. With corrosion-proof hardware and a grille that's resistant to water and UV rays, this Kicker marine speaker … Most marine speakers make you choose your grille color when you are buying the speakers. Since the Kicker KM65 speakers come with both grilles, you can also change it up if you originally decide to go with one color and then later change your mind. First, we are going to compare the power handing of all three speakers. The Kicker can handle up to 150 watts RMS, but there aren't a ton of amplifiers that are putting out that type of RMS power. We will work with you to exchange your products for something else. The speaker's efficiency rating gives you a standard baseline to tell you how loud that speaker will play. KICKER 45KM84L 8 Inch LED Coaxial Speakers. Tweeters are very important when it comes to the sound profile of your speakers. In these types of environments, the loud and bright speakers cut through all of that noise. Go to previous slide - Best Selling. A lot will depend on the type of boat you have and how you use it. The specific features you get with your KICKER speakers will depend on the model you choose. The Kicker KM604 speakers come in both charcoal or white grilles.