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    name & shame (inspired by jtmoney )

    k guys this is the same game u saw in the General Discussion section only this is for amps I will start with a small list of manufacturers & u get to either shame them or give them due credit for good products .also u can add other manufacturers that u have had experience with. This way every body gets the info on the different manufacturers and can choose to buy from the manufacturers they find best

    Zapco
    Arc
    Adire
    Crossfire
    Viper
    Diamond Audio
    Crystal
    shocker
    Kicker
    planet audio
    CLARION
    SOUNDSTORM
    audiobahn
    alpine
    boss
    Bazooka
    Blaupunkt
    Crossfire
    Crunch
    Crystal
    Earthquake
    Eclipse
    hifonics
    Image_Dynamics
    Infinity
    Interfire
    Jensen
    JBL
    JL Audio
    Lanzar
    LA Sound
    Legacy
    Lightning Audio
    Logic_SoundLab
    Memphis
    MTX
    Orion
    Planet Audio
    Predator
    Phoenix Gold
    Pioneer/premier
    Profile
    Polk
    Poweracoustik
    PPI
    Pyramid
    Sony
    Soundstorm
    Soundstream
    Tsunami
    Volfenhag
    Xtant







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    Re: name & shame (inspired by jtmoney )

    yo how about some input on some of these manufacturers.

    thanks Jmac u r ok




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    Lanzar-Vibe series is overrated
    JL-solid amp, overpriced
    Kicker-good amps, especially SX series, but a little overpriced too

    Dont know much else, gettin an alpine for highs within the next week and hifonics for L7 in the next month



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    Forgot about this one

    Memphis-Very good, a little overpriced




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    Re: name & shame (inspired by jtmoney )

    this is going to take a while
    Zapco-awsome power and SQ
    Arc-see zapco
    Crossfire-good power for the money
    Viper-making a comeback, very strong
    Crystal-soild durable amps for all around
    Kicker-great proven amps all around
    CLARION-little over priced, under powered
    audiobahn-high power, lower quality
    alpine-high price, lower power
    Crunch-will do the job for less
    Earthquake-high thd, HIGH power
    Eclipse-good power, good quality, great performance
    hifonics-decent amp for $$
    JBL-good daily drivers, soild power for the $$$
    JL Audio-good amps, SO NOT WORTH THE MONEY
    Lanzar-see crunch
    Lightning Audio-see crunch
    Memphis-preety good all around amps, not bad $ and soild power
    MTX-very powerful, not too bad $$$, low on features
    Orion-great history, new line great quailty, super power, Comp preffered
    Planet Audio-great for the $$$, large line, durable for daily pounding
    Phoenix Gold-excellent amps, high $$, good range, great power
    premier-good SQ, soild power, good choice for daily power
    Profile-see crunch
    Polk-fading into sunset, good back in the day
    Poweracoustik-see crunch(own Soundstream)
    PPI -EXCELLENT AMPS, $$$, hard to find older lines
    Sony-see hifonics
    Soundstream-owned by PA, older lines are very very good, awsome power, older lines best way to go
    Tsunami-great power per watt, soild preformer
    Xtant-high dollar amps for high dollar customers, very soild power
    US Acoustics-excellent amps for the money, load of power per watt


    those are the amps that I have dealt with or used or install so far, I am sure I am forgetting a few





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    Zapco - Solid, reliable, expensive.
    Arc - Currently own two, werent to expensive, love them.
    Adire - No experience.
    Crossfire - Too bad they arent 1ohm stable, but get the job done well.
    Viper - No experience, heard good things.
    Diamond Audio - They make amps?
    Crystal - No experience
    shocker - No experience, yet.
    Kicker - As Jmac said, outrageous in Canada but good amps.
    planet audio - I liked what I've seen in other vehicles.
    CLARION - Low power.
    SOUNDSTORM - Junky.
    audiobahn - Overpriced from stores, but lots of power.
    alpine - Reliable and solid, enough power, priced ok.
    boss - Junk.
    Bazooka - No experience.
    Blaupunkt - No experience.
    Crunch - Junk.
    Earthquake - Wouldnt consider for daily driving, perfect for comps. Current hogs.
    Eclipse - $
    hifonics - BX1500d is hard to beat for the price.
    Image_Dynamics - They make amps?
    Infinity - They make amps?
    Interfire - No experience.
    Jensen - Junk
    JBL - Cheap, lots of power, not very reliable to me, lots of funny things happen at times.
    JL Audio - The power is there, the warranty is there, the price is definetly there.
    Lanzar - Good for the budget.
    LA Sound - No experience.
    Legacy - Junk.
    Lightning Audio - Ok if you had to.
    Logic_SoundLab - No experience.
    Memphis - Love them ...
    MTX - Resident MTX guy, liked last years stuff better than this years though.
    Orion - Lots of power, fairly expensive, stable lower than 1ohm.
    Predator - No experience.
    Phoenix Gold - Octane R series is ok, Titanium I like.
    Pioneer/premier - Premier series very underrated, very nice.
    Profile - Little amps that wont break the budget ... if nothing else will work, they will.
    Polk - No experience.
    Poweracoustik - Friend has a Gothic series, no subsonic filter, hasnt bummed out on him yet.
    PPI - Wow.
    Pyramid - Junk.
    Sony - If you can't get anything else ...
    Soundstream - Havent had any problems.
    Tsunami - 1100d running strong, very well priced ... scoop up as many as you can.
    Volfenhag - Junk.
    Xtant - No experience.
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    Re: name & shame (inspired by jtmoney )

    lol like what you said about the JBL





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    Re: Re: name & shame (inspired by jtmoney )

    Quote Originally Posted by denim
    lol like what you said about the JBL
    Lol, shoulda been more specific ... was the 1200.1 I was talking aboot

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    Re: Re: Re: name & shame (inspired by jtmoney )

    are the crystal amps made by PYRAMID




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    Re: Re: Re: Re: name & shame (inspired by jtmoney )

    Quote Originally Posted by anaranchi
    are the crystal amps made by PYRAMID
    i have never heard that, and I really hope not, they are pretty decent amps, I dont own any but have heard a few recently





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    Re: name & shame (inspired by jtmoney )

    I think your talking about the pyramid crystal model amps....it's just one of the models i think




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    Re: name & shame (inspired by jtmoney )

    Quote Originally Posted by Jmac
    Pioneer Premier - Love them to death.
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    How about that. I thought I was the only one who cared for Premier amps. I have 4 of them myself.





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    Re: name & shame (inspired by jtmoney )

    they are excellent amps, very under ratted and very clean for the money





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    Re: Re: name & shame (inspired by jtmoney )

    Quote Originally Posted by adam71
    How about that. I thought I was the only one who cared for Premier amps. I have 4 of them myself.

    I know Jmac loves his ... and his birthsheet's are unbelievable

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