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    Thoughts on these various amps

    If I ever sell my Crystal amp, I plan on getting another amp, preferably a mono block, that does its power at 2 ohms or 4 ohms. Not a big fan of running low ohm loads, since my electrical isnt great. So I have on my list:
    Hifonics Brutus 1700 $227
    Alpine MRP-m1000 $275
    Cadence ZRS-C65 $215

    Will be running it on either a pair of 10s, or a single 15... Or maybe even 3 10s.

    Which amp yall thinking, or any others? Would even run a beast amp @ 4 ohms, if the price is right.



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    Re: Thoughts on these various amps

    i used to have the mrp back in the day, and it performed well, with the exception that it would get hot enough to fry an egg
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    Re: Thoughts on these various amps

    Quote Originally Posted by kramer_212 View Post
    i used to have the mrp back in the day, and it performed well, with the exception that it would get hot enough to fry an egg
    ****, heat is always an issue. Haha. Its so hot even with a fan on my amp it gets quite hot even if Im not using it.



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    Re: Thoughts on these various amps

    I like the cadence the most the alpine is sold as well idk about the brz. My zxi 5 channel worked great though I can only assume the the brz line will do good as well



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    Re: Thoughts on these various amps

    Yea I am leaning towards the cadence too.



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    Re: Thoughts on these various amps

    And ohm loads don't always give u an idea of voltage pull. An a/b class 1000w amp will normally pull more than a class d 1000w amp. When talking about one amp u can say lower loads draw more current but comparing amps by ohm load is really a good Idea. For instance:

    Take The kicker zx2500, the rf 2500, the Memphis 2500 and the sundown 2500.
    From what you're saying the kicker will be the easiest on your alt because it is a two ohm amp but this isn't very true. All of these amps will pull 250 amps of current of the battery if not more so how do we know which will pull the least? We really need to be looking at the efficiency of the amp in which would prove the kicker isn't the best for the situation. The kicker actually pulls more because it has to work harder to make the same power at a higher ohm load.



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    Re: Thoughts on these various amps

    Yea, that makes sense, I was thinking about that. I should probably get a class D that is 1 ohm stable and run it at like 2 or 4 ohm, no?



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    Re: Thoughts on these various amps

    Run it at 1 ohm.......



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    Re: Thoughts on these various amps

    Quote Originally Posted by CHEMMINS View Post
    Run it at 1 ohm.......
    Chemmins, the whole point is that my electrical isnt very good Yes I have the big 3, an Optima yellow top, and even put a diff alt on, but its only like 120 amps.



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    Re: Thoughts on these various amps

    Quote Originally Posted by CHEMMINS View Post
    Run it at 1 ohm.......
    Chemmins, the whole point is that my electrical isnt very good Yes I have the big 3, an Optima yellow top, and even put a diff alt on, but its only like 120 amps.



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    Re: Thoughts on these various amps

    Get an amp that will run stable under 1 ohm, like the sundown saz1500 but run it at 2 ohms



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    Re: Thoughts on these various amps

    Quote Originally Posted by kushy_dreams View Post
    Get an amp that will run stable under 1 ohm, like the sundown saz1500.
    Was also thinking of this ^^^
    Are the Sundown amps efficient?



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    Re: Thoughts on these various amps

    Yea I love my sundown I might even burp it at 1/4 ohm when my alt comes in



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