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    HI! I'm new to the car audio scene and to this site. When I bought the kicker 12" L7 sub, the seller sold me a kx 600.1 amp for it. He said it was okay to use since this amp is under rated; the amp, he said, is capable of up to 800 watts. Is this true for this amp? I've read a post saying the 1200.1 stapped is acually 3000.

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    Re: kicker amp under rated?

    Originally posted by real_dvs
    HI! I'm new to the car audio scene and to this site. When I bought the kicker 12" L7 sub, the seller sold me a kx 600.1 amp for it. He said it was okay to use since this amp is under rated; the amp, he said, is capable of up to 800 watts. Is this true for this amp? I've read a post saying the 1200.1 stapped is acually 3000.

    Why would kicker under rate their amp?
    underrated tis true sir. a lot of companies underrate some by a little some by a lot. i don't know about you but i'd rather have at least 1kw if the amp is rated at that.

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    Steve a.k.a. ss3079: So this one lady goes, "These ignorant people who drive around blasting there music, they cant hear emergency vehicles"
    So that set me off, and I said "Well then why do they let deaf people drive?"

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    i highly doubt kicker underates there products, if they do it can't be by much.



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    Originally posted by djjdnap
    i highly doubt kicker underates there products, if they do it can't be by much.

    god **** i feel sorry for you wtf is the kicker xs100 not underated enough for you?



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    Did the amp come with a paper in the box saying what it was with it being tested and i would say it is capable of 800 watts



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    Originally posted by slipknot87420
    god **** i feel sorry for you wtf is the kicker xs100 not underated enough for you?
    don't get me started on that piece of crap. people like to run their xs100s as cheater amps b/c usaci and iasca used to not care. well buddy they are now, i believe there are many amps including the cheater line from kicker that will be banned unless re-rated.

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    Steve a.k.a. ss3079: So this one lady goes, "These ignorant people who drive around blasting there music, they cant hear emergency vehicles"
    So that set me off, and I said "Well then why do they let deaf people drive?"

    AOL: JmKeenen

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    Originally posted by bumpin_blazer
    don't get me started on that piece of crap. people like to run their xs100s as cheater amps b/c usaci and iasca used to not care. well buddy they are now, i believe there are many amps including the cheater line from kicker that will be banned unless re-rated.

    adam
    c'mon now a cheater AMp
    u guys are delerius



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    i know sucky
    try 2 rockford punch 15's
    and a 1000 watt pyramid
    ported box

    do u know how it sounded????

    it was descent
    I've heard alot worse, and pyramid sux, so how could a kicker amp possibly sound worse than a pyramid



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    Originally posted by djjdnap
    c'mon now a cheater AMp
    u guys are delerius
    what are we delirious about??

    adam



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    Steve a.k.a. ss3079: So this one lady goes, "These ignorant people who drive around blasting there music, they cant hear emergency vehicles"
    So that set me off, and I said "Well then why do they let deaf people drive?"

    AOL: JmKeenen

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    UR makin a big deal outa nuttin, or I mite just be sleepy since in 4 am



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    just stating the truth about the Xs series by Kicker. they are old HUGE amps the xs-50 is like 24" long and the xs-100 is bigger than that. they aren't bad amps not much for features but rated at like 25x2 for the xs-50 does like 800@1ohm then the xs-100 rated at 50x2@4ohm and does around 1kw@1ohm.

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    Steve a.k.a. ss3079: So this one lady goes, "These ignorant people who drive around blasting there music, they cant hear emergency vehicles"
    So that set me off, and I said "Well then why do they let deaf people drive?"

    AOL: JmKeenen

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    lol, thats funny, at the moment
    they remind me of the old rockford amps, man how underated were they.



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    Originally posted by djjdnap
    lol, thats funny, at the moment
    they remind me of the old rockford amps, man how underated were they.
    not as much as the cheater amps that Adam's talking bout...

    the Orion HCCA's were incredible too.. like 50w or something, then jumps to like 2000 or something in half ohm...



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    or like the RE-35.1 rated at what, 35 watts at 4 ohms, and 1600 at 1?



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    Originally posted by burtonsnow83
    or like the RE-35.1 rated at what, 35 watts at 4 ohms, and 1600 at 1?
    oh yeah the newly banned amp of USACI and IASCA unless they re-rate it. a buddy of mine went to a comp here and thought he'd kick *** in the 0-150watt class b/c of that amp being ran @1ohm doing around 1700ish@14.4volts. nope the judges knew the amp and said your in the street 601+ class.

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    Steve a.k.a. ss3079: So this one lady goes, "These ignorant people who drive around blasting there music, they cant hear emergency vehicles"
    So that set me off, and I said "Well then why do they let deaf people drive?"

    AOL: JmKeenen

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