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    need help deciding on amp for my new subs

    I just bought 2 JBL p1222's and I just can't seem to find an amp that like to match them. Does anyone have any ideas? I'd like to find one for less than $400.







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    Re: need help deciding on amp for my new subs

    What's the voice coil configuration for the subs?



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    Re: need help deciding on amp for my new subs

    The p1222's have dual 2 ohm voice coils. The factory specs on these subs say 400w rms/sub but I have heard from a lot of people that they can handle more.




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    Re: need help deciding on amp for my new subs

    You need power at 2ohms, what's your budget?



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    Re: need help deciding on amp for my new subs

    Quote Originally Posted by roger171 View Post
    I'd like to find one for less than $400.
    Quote Originally Posted by RAM_Designs View Post
    You need power at 2ohms, what's your budget?
    its in the first post...

    roger, i love my AQ1200D that does 870@2ohms, which would give u a little more than 400 per sub. its $250 new from AQ
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    Re: need help deciding on amp for my new subs

    thanks for the advice on the aq amp. I went to their website and I really like the way they say their products are made. But are they really that well built?




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    Re: need help deciding on amp for my new subs

    I have another question about the JBL P1222's. The spec sheet that came with the subs states that they need 1.75 cubic ft. for a ported box with a 4" x 10.75" port. Do I need to adjust the box size for the space the sub and port take?




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    Re: need help deciding on amp for my new subs

    Quote Originally Posted by roger171 View Post
    thanks for the advice on the aq amp. I went to their website and I really like the way they say their products are made. But are they really that well built?
    Very well built. Don't get me wrong, better can be found, but you'll pay for it. For the money, you're getting more than your moneys worth and I really wouldn't spend any more on those subs.
    Quote Originally Posted by roger171 View Post
    I have another question about the JBL P1222's. The spec sheet that came with the subs states that they need 1.75 cubic ft. for a ported box with a 4" x 10.75" port. Do I need to adjust the box size for the space the sub and port take?
    Yes, you need that volume after sub and port displacement. I'd have someone on here make you a nice design. RAM_Designs does good work. Then build yourself. if you can't build, you can use the rest of that budget to have one built.



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    Re: need help deciding on amp for my new subs

    also hit up pro-rabbit for sub enclosures




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    Re: need help deciding on amp for my new subs

    I'd get a JBL GTO 1201.1, more power than the AQ and maybe better quality too...and it'll match your subs, if you care about that.

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    Re: need help deciding on amp for my new subs

    ive got an aq 1200 and an aq 4x90 and love them both.



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    Re: need help deciding on amp for my new subs

    x2 jbl




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    Re: need help deciding on amp for my new subs

    I decided to go with mtxjh1200 (800w@2ohms). I got the amp home and the spec sheet says it actally pushes 953w @ 2 ohms. I have it hooked up with 0 gauge wire with a 125a inline fuse with 2 shuriken bt60 batteries. I built a ported box(2.1cu.ft./sub). How long should I break the subs in before I really put the power to them?




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