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    Lookin at a new amp need help deciding.

    I'm lookin at gettin a new amp. I want an amp that does about 1200 rms at 1 ohm because i don't wanna go over that cuz i'm worried about my electrical system. Does anyone have any opinions on what i should get. A guy is selling an RE 12.1 amp on the forums and i'm looking into getting it. He wants 290 for it and i know there are other amps out there for cheaper than that like the hifonics 1606d. What do you guys think i should get. Is hifonics reliable or should i go with the RE 12.1 or i'm open to any suggestions.



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    Re: Lookin at a new amp need help deciding.

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    Re: Lookin at a new amp need help deciding.

    Yea i also thought of those but i heard the hifonics are very comparable to them. i would like to go with the RE 12.1 or is there better out there for my money. I could get it for 290. I heard they put out their rated power and then some. So what do you guys think.



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    Re: Lookin at a new amp need help deciding.

    I just bought a Hifonics Brutus 1606D for $239 shipped, off of ebay. I've always seen the RE 12.1 priced more expensive than that. The Hifonics amps are under-rated. The 1606D is rated at 1600w rms @ 1ohm, it's more like 1900. If you're lookin for 1200rms, go with the 1206D. Nothing against RE, they make good stuff, just never used it. And don't know anyone who has. Kinda up to you and how much you wanna spend. But the Hifonics 1206D is gonna be between 150-220. I'd go with the Hifonics if I were you.




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    Re: Lookin at a new amp need help deciding.

    Naw the hifonics is overrated. The 1606 puts out about 1300 rms but it depends on your electrical. If you have a stable electrical then it will prolly put out rated power but mostly these things are overrated.



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    Re: Lookin at a new amp need help deciding.

    1300w is still more than enough.




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    Re: Lookin at a new amp need help deciding.

    Yea then should i go with hifonics or should i get the RE 12.1? Money isn't really much of an issue with these 2 choices.



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    Re: Lookin at a new amp need help deciding.

    go with the RE then, quality over quanity


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    Re: Lookin at a new amp need help deciding.

    there really is no short supply of decent 1200watt amps under 300bucks



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    Re: Lookin at a new amp need help deciding.

    If money is no issue here, go with the RE...you'll spend almost $100 more, but go for it. And I've been told Hifonics is under rated. Dunno for sure, just what I've been told by dealers.




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    Re: Lookin at a new amp need help deciding.

    naw i really wont be spendin 100 bucks more. But which one is more efficient. I would like to find the most efficient amp because of my electrical. Is the RE more efficient then the hifonics or what are some other amps that are very efficient.



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    Re: Lookin at a new amp need help deciding.

    I'd go with the RE 12.1. The build quality on the hifonics amps never impressed me, very few maxxonics products ever have actually. Good budget minded amps, but if the 100 dollars isn't a huge blow to your wallet, get the 12.1.




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