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    Boston Acoustics GT-2125 Review

    Review of Amplifier: Boston GT-2125

    So as most of you who frequent Sonic Electronix know, the Boston Acoustics GT-2125 is being sold at fire sale prices. Hell, the whole Boston lineup is if you happen to go onto their website and look into the refurbished items. So I took this opportunity to go down the whole five miles it takes to SE HQ and pick mine up today. Yes, I'm that guy who's dumb enough to save an extra 5 bucks on a refurb, but there's a method to my madness. I want you guys to have the new stock because I could care less if my amp doesn't come with the manual or all the pack-ins or if it happens to have a couple scuffs on the mounting plate. Anywho, my point is you can buy the amp new from SE for 110 or you can be like me and buy a refurb (one left at the time of this review if that 5 bucks ends up a dealmaker).

    BUT WAIT, you're still probably asking, IT'S A FIVE DOLLAR DIFFERENCE! ZOMG WHY DIDN'T YOU BUY IT NEW?!!?! Because somewhere in the back of my head, I have a feeling this refurb has been touched by Boston more recently than the new stock. I could be wrong, but whatever. Let's not forget what these things went for when they were brand new.

    Now for the obligatory first picture and specs!


    ***Note. This is a Class A/B amp. It's mentioned later in the thread, but I'll add it here***

    So as you can see it's tiny, but it's a workhorse. At just over a foot long at 2-ohm stable bridged at 600W, you can see why I tend to recommend this for a value sub stage amp. It'll power my ID10 quite nicely (and maybe even an IA Flatlyne further down the road). Even running in a 2-channel configuration, 125W should be more than enough for the average user.

    The plan, as it stands, is to power the ID10 with this BA and the JBL MS comps on the Kenwood KAC-923 I received this weekend (courtesy of @mr b ; ). I will post updates as they come along since I still have to point out some key things on this amp, but the toolbag is unfortunately in my car and I am le tired so I won't be showing any additional pics tonight.

    Stay tuned, folks.
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    Re: Boston Acoustics GT-2125 Review

    Dude, it's a $5 difference, why didn't you buy it new!?!? Lol. Looks like a solid amp. I like Boston.






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    Re: Boston Acoustics GT-2125 Review

    Quote Originally Posted by Dtrom View Post
    Dude, it's a $5 difference, why didn't you buy it new!?!? Lol. Looks like a solid amp. I like Boston.
    I bought the refurb so you could buy the new one, man! I don't mind used equipment.

    ---------- Post added at 08:28 PM ---------- Previous post was at 08:28 PM ----------

    Plus if it craps the bed, I'm sure I'll get a new one as a replacement.



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    Re: Boston Acoustics GT-2125 Review

    Quote Originally Posted by neo_styles View Post
    I bought the refurb so you could buy the new one, man! I don't mind used equipment.

    ---------- Post added at 08:28 PM ---------- Previous post was at 08:28 PM ----------

    Plus if it craps the bed, I'm sure I'll get a new one as a replacement.
    Lol just messin with ya. Looks solid. What's it replacing?






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    Quote Originally Posted by Dtrom View Post
    Lol just messin with ya. Looks solid. What's it replacing?
    I'm pulling out the Eclipse 5-channel. Need someone to look at it because in 5-channel mode, the bridged output on the left side goes to 0V. Plus I want something that actually fits behind the rear seats so I can mount the sub forward-facing.



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    Re: Boston Acoustics GT-2125 Review

    Honestly, if I'm impressed enough with this one, I'll snatch up another two or three and just run them on everything. They're so small for what they put out. Hard to believe it's a class A/B.



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    Re: Boston Acoustics GT-2125 Review

    Nice buy man.




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    Quote Originally Posted by mr b View Post
    Nice buy man.
    Thanks. I'd say you can get one, too, but I think you're running out of shelf space in the garage lol.



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    Re: Boston Acoustics GT-2125 Review

    Yes and my girl is wondering why I am not selling or using the amps. STANDBY FOR A LONG SALE THREAD!




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    Quote Originally Posted by mr b View Post
    Yes and my girl is wondering why I am not selling or using the amps. STANDBY FOR A LONG SALE THREAD!
    They never understand...but yeah, that 'Stang needs to have some breathing room.



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    Re: Boston Acoustics GT-2125 Review

    LOL yes, or I gotta sell it to feed my habit.




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    Re: Boston Acoustics GT-2125 Review

    That's a big amp fyi




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    Quote Originally Posted by dragnix View Post
    That's a big amp fyi
    Lol not really. Gotta remember it's a class A/B that actually was thought enough about during the design phase to include forced cooling. It's not tiny, but in comparison to competing models, I'd say the size is right.



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    Re: Boston Acoustics GT-2125 Review

    Quote Originally Posted by neo_styles View Post
    Lol not really. Gotta remember it's a class A/B that actually was thought enough about during the design phase to include forced cooling. It's not tiny, but in comparison to competing models, I'd say the size is right.
    you didn't specify class A/B




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    Quote Originally Posted by dragnix View Post
    you didn't specify class A/B
    Fair enough. Did now. Was going to install it today, but weather stinks and the whole family's coming down with a cold. Hopefully this weekend and I intend to break out the Canon 60D for shots and a video.



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