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    POLL: Rather have 3 amps from same company, or 2 amps from different companies?

    Okay, so I am trying to decide between amps from the same company (Phoenix Gold) or different companies (Phoenix Gold and Arc Audio) Here are the two choices....please choose one keeping in mind aesthetics, number of amps, and quality:

    Option #1 (3 amps):
    -Phoenix Gold Tantrum 600.4 (to run cabin speakers)
    -Phoenix Gold Tantrum 500.2 (to run 12" sub)
    -Phoenix Gold Tantrum 500.2 (to run 12" sub)

    Option #2 (2 amps):
    -Phoenix Gold Tantrum 600.4 (to run cabin speakers)
    -Arc Audio 1500D-R (to run 2 12" subs)







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    Originally posted by Jmac
    I would probably go with all Phoenix Gold Tantrum, but go with a Tantrum 1200.1 to run the subs instead of two 500.2s ...
    Phoenix Gold tech support told me that the T 1200.1 is too much power for 2 12" Phoenix Gold Titantium subs. They suggested 2 500.2s or I'll have to keep the gain WAY down.




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    I bought the Arc Audio 1500D-R. Couldn't pass up such a good quality amp. Very high quality, very efficient, doesn't get hot, puts out excellent SQ with great power. Very excited to install it!




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    Originally posted by mav2002
    I bought the Arc Audio 1500D-R. Couldn't pass up such a good quality amp. Very high quality, very efficient, doesn't get hot, puts out excellent SQ with great power. Very excited to install it!
    that is a sick amp, so **** clean, give us a little report or review on your personal experience on it





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    Originally posted by denim
    that is a sick amp, so **** clean, give us a little report or review on your personal experience on it
    Will do! It just arrived at my house today. Taking it to the installer tomorrow for the install. Picking it up on Nov 30th (they are doing a full system install). Can't wait!




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    Originally posted by mav2002
    Will do! It just arrived at my house today. Taking it to the installer tomorrow for the install. Picking it up on Nov 30th (they are doing a full system install). Can't wait!
    what color is it, cause you can get them in custom colors





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    Originally posted by denim
    what color is it, cause you can get them in custom colors
    I just got the standard glossy black. It looks awesome. Had I known about Arc Audio before I bought the Phoenix Gold Tantrum 600.4, I would have bought the Arc Audio 4150 CXL to match! ****.

    That's okay, maybe I'll upgrade later if I can't stand the look.




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    Originally posted by mav2002
    I just got the standard glossy black. It looks awesome. Had I known about Arc Audio before I bought the Phoenix Gold Tantrum 600.4, I would have bought the Arc Audio 4150 CXL to match! ****.

    That's okay, maybe I'll upgrade later if I can't stand the look.
    yeah if yo had all ARC that would be sick





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    i just love the finishing touch on arc audio amps. so nice and smooth...
    looking forward to buying one to push some blueprint 1503 subs.



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    Originally posted by GSteg
    i just love the finishing touch on arc audio amps. so nice and smooth...
    looking forward to buying one to push some blueprint 1503 subs.
    what about some Crystals or Eclipse or IDMAX?





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    Originally posted by denim
    what about some Crystals or Eclipse or IDMAX?
    Here's my system.....tell me what you think:

    Cabin:
    -Diamond Audio Hex s500s (front)
    -Diamond Audio Hex s500s (rear)
    -Phoenix Gold Tantrum 600.4

    Trunk:
    -2 Phoenix Gold Titanium 12" subs
    -Arc Audio 1500D-R

    Hope this sounds good. Never heard any of the components, this is all in theory.




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    Originally posted by denim
    what about some Crystals or Eclipse or IDMAX?
    crystals are too expensive for me ( i want the CMPx2). the IDmax sound quality is very nice. i would get one in a heartbeat, but i just can't afford them (not for only one sub anyways..) the Blueprints have very good sound quality and i can get them each for $165 if i order 2 or more (which i will).



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    Originally posted by mav2002
    Here's my system.....tell me what you think:

    Cabin:
    -Diamond Audio Hex s500s (front)
    -Diamond Audio Hex s500s (rear)
    -Phoenix Gold Tantrum 600.4

    Trunk:
    -2 Phoenix Gold Titanium 12" subs
    -Arc Audio 1500D-R

    Hope this sounds good. Never heard any of the components, this is all in theory.
    sounds like a great SQ set up, PG and ARC are always great for SQ, not system so far





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    Originally posted by denim
    yeah if yo had all ARC that would be sick
    Like me?




    Is this not a reasonable place to park?

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    Originally posted by Mark_ab
    Like me?
    haha yeah, i want to go all ARC or all Zapco in my next vehicle, but BRAX would be really **** cool





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