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    brz1200 or apsm1500

    which amp would be better for my alpine SWR12D2? i have a yellow cap duralast, the in-line fuse is 100A and im using a stock alternator.

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    Re: brz1200 or apsm1500

    apsm1500



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    Re: brz1200 or apsm1500

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    Re: brz1200 or apsm1500

    why would it have to be one of those 2 in particular?




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    Re: brz1200 or apsm1500

    just looking to stay below $150 but if its good and less than $200 then ill look at it. you had any in particular?




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    Re: brz1200 or apsm1500

    From personal experience with a Hifonics brz1700, I can say that you honestly don't want this amp. It's not very efficient and I just here recently sent it back due to disapointment. I wish you the best in your amp hunt but I say stay away from Hifonics.




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    Re: brz1200 or apsm1500

    my cousin ordered a hfi1500 ima try it out and see how it sounds before i order any. what do you mean by efficient?




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    Re: brz1200 or apsm1500

    dont gett either. the brz are not as good has they shouldhave been. the apsm's take alot to run, look into the mb quart 1500s




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    Re: brz1200 or apsm1500

    MB Quart is owned by the same company that owns Hifonics, correct me if I'm wrong on that statement. But if you want to stay in the 150$ price range, then maybe the MB Quart 1500 is a good option. But I agree with CAT MAN... The BRZs aren't what they should have been.




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    Re: brz1200 or apsm1500

    I have very recently owned both of these amps. Actually still have the BRZ1200 . Either one of these is going to be more than enough power for the sub you want to run. In my opinion the brz is a little bit better sounding amp and is probably a bit better in build quality . Seems to me like the brz is more of a current hog than the apsm though. For the price they are both decent amps and you will find fans and haters of both. I would venture to guess the hifonics may have an edge in long term reliability due to the fact that is has a much larger heatsink to wick heat away from the output and power supply mosfets. I personally don't really dislike either one of these amps. They won't compete with any of the high quality stuff but if used as intended they should do just fine for most people. Having used both I would save myself a couple bucks and probably get the apsm .




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    Re: brz1200 or apsm1500

    Go used. Get better than both.




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    Re: brz1200 or apsm1500

    The AP will probably make a little more power, but I'd be willing to bet the BRZ last longer. So, if you can't aford to replace it, get the HiFonics.

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    Re: brz1200 or apsm1500

    which line of mb quart would be better? and when you say efficient does that mean it wouldnt draw as much power and last longer?




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    Re: brz1200 or apsm1500

    bleh.




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    Re: brz1200 or apsm1500

    I would take the brz cause the aspm fan is to **** loud




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