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    Is this amp any good?

    Im wondering if this amp here is any good. http://www.crutchfield.com/cgi-bin/S...=1&cc=01&avf=Y

    The low price worries me, ive heard of california profile before, but is this particular amp good enough to put out anywhere near what it is rated at @ 2 ohms? It fits the budget very well, and puts out the wattage Im lookin for.

    I also found this amp http://www.crutchfield.com/cgi-bin/S...=1&cc=01&avf=Y on ebay for a price near what Im looking to spend. Will this one also put out anywhere near what it is rated at?

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    Re: Is this amp any good?

    I'd buy it.. haven't heard of them but ive never had any bad product from crutchfield. Now if it was 59.99 then i would be VERY skeptical.




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    Re: Is this amp any good?

    Thanks, anyone else got some opinions on the california or the kicker amps?




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    Re: Is this amp any good?

    That 600m is on ikesound for $70. Get the zeb to price match and you get the 3 yr warranty.



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    Re: Is this amp any good?

    so is it reliable and will it put out around 420 watts?




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    Re: Is this amp any good?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...category=18797

    What about that amp? how does it compare to the other 2 ive got listed above?




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    Re: Is this amp any good?

    anyone? ^^




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    Re: Is this amp any good?

    whoever built that profile amp cut a few corners to sell em so cheap.
    you get what you pay for when it comes to amps. Mtx is much better amp than profile. Even better http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...category=18796




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    Re: Is this amp any good?

    Thanks for the info however I cant afford that soundstream, which would be better between the kicker and the MTX?




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    Re: Is this amp any good?

    Give us an idea of what they will be powering, and your price range, then we'll be able to help you out a ton more!

    The kicker amp is probably a little bit underrated (puts out more power than stated) Don't pay that much for it though! Ikesound.com has it much cheaper. Like i said though...answer those questions ^ and we can reccomend some better amps.



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    Re: Is this amp any good?

    powering 1 rockford HE2 sub wired to 2 ohms, the sub is rated at 400 RMS. price range is ~150 shipped. the MTX is goin for 135+ shipping on ebay, the Kicker was about 10 dollars more on ebay which is where i was planning to purchase from.




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    Re: Is this amp any good?

    As of right now, it seems that Im gonna take the kicker kx400.1 over the MTX Thunder 421D, is this a good decision?

    EDIT: I am buying one of these two amps off ebay today, so will anyone and everyone please post your opinions/experiences? thanks.




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    Re: Is this amp any good?

    The kicker and MTX are clearly better overall quality than the profile, but at that price I think the Profile is the best by. Sure, it might be a little over-rated, but 350w vs. 500w probably isn't enough difference to hear anyway.




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    Re: Is this amp any good?

    i've personally never liked kicker. i don't like the looks of them, and it seems like you pay too much for too little. since i own an mtx, imo, i'd take the mtx. also, mtx usually underates their amps about 30% at 4 ohm and 18% at 2 ohm.




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    Re: Is this amp any good?

    The kicker amp was only ~20 more than the MTX amp. I did go with the MTX though. It was only 149.50 so that was in my spending range. My next purchase is a new head unit to replace the stock Ford one.




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