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    Need amp advice

    I'm in the market of purchasing my first system this week and could use some help.
    I have a 600$budget and need amp subs box and wires. So the subs I have picked are
    Rockford P3 4ohm dvc 12" x2 in a vented 3.4cf box. So my question about amps are what's
    the best amp I cam get for around 175-200$

    So far I'm torn between the hifonics brutus 1200 and the NVX jad1200.
    I'll be running at one ohm so I need a stable amp and I know my friend has had good
    luck with his hifonics 1000d. I have not heard of NVX however so I'm not sure of there quality.
    I know the NVX is 270$ however I placed a.order at sonic for it during the 25% off special last
    week so I'll be paying only 202$ for it. The hifonics brutus is 160$ I'M up for advice on everything
    that includes subs. Like I said my budget Is 600$ I could also take advice on what gauge wire kit
    to use for this. Ill be using the Kenwood BT952Hd h/u that I purchased a week ago.

    Any advice on this is greatly appreciated I plan to order this Wednesday morning through
    sonic. thx







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    Re: Need amp advice

    NVX is like SonicElectronix' house brand. At least Hifonics has a longer-standing reputation, even if it's one of overrating their amps. I'd say between the two, Hifonics. But do more research and see what else you can find.




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    Re: Need amp advice

    Also this will all be going into a 4door fullsize sedan.




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    Re: Need amp advice

    Well I found that hifonics is cea2006 certified where NVX I do not believe is.




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    Re: Need amp advice

    Any idea of wire gauge kit if I do take that hifonics brutus 1200?




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    Re: Need amp advice

    I would recommend a 0-2ga kit if you intend to upgrade futher down the road. Otherwise, 4ga could probably do it but could be a potential choke point.

    Look at KnuKonceptz for wiring...not on Sonic but considerably cheaper.




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    Re: Need amp advice

    What sedan will this be going into? I'd strongly look at doing a Big 3...




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    Re: Need amp advice

    Well I don't plan to upgrade or add a second amp anytime soon. But I don't want to
    choke my system out either so ill look into 0-2 g kits.




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    Re: Need amp advice

    Also PMed you a link with that Brutus including an amp kit on Sonic at what seems like a fair price, but I'd encourage you giving a look at the Quart I sent you as well. You could use the savings to get a good 0ga kit with enough wiring left over to do a Big 3




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    Re: Need amp advice

    To the OP, I run a Hifonics Brutus, and for your budget, I think you will be very happy with it. It's fairly simple as far as settings go and runs very cool.




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    Re: Need amp advice

    It will be going into a 98 buick century. I found the scosche e3 3200 dual amp kit on sonic and
    they will give me it for 69$ and this has the battery terminals as well. If need be I plan to run
    a second battery or a big3. Atm I just got a regular battery that's 1075 ca 875cca. CCA is a big
    thing for me since I live in Minnesota and it gets **** cold here lol. I looked at that quartz but its
    1100 @ 2 or 1600 @ 1 isn't that to much. Someone said they push 2 750rms kicker cvx
    subs with a brutus so I think ill stick that one out. And for the scosche e3 3200 kit are there
    wires usually accurate on gauging? I picked it cause it give me the vchoice to add a second amp
    if I chose and its oxygen free copper.




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    Re: Need amp advice

    just for your info,cea compliant means really nothing




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    Re: Need amp advice

    You're running 2 dual 4ohm subs. Wired properly that puts you at a 1ohm load. RMS or those subs is 600 which means the quart would provide great handling. If you just want a slammer amp you don't need to consider the quart but I'd still recommend it personally. As for wiring, scosche is pretty solid but why not support a CA vendor and go knu? Their 0ga will definitely be true to size.




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    Re: Need amp advice

    Go with the Knu wiring definitely. You're going to get better quality and no gimmicks about the size. If you pay attention to the stuff at the audio shops or auto shops, you can see that the rubber surround on their wires is thicker than the actual wire itself, just making it seem like it's bigger than it actually is. It's worthless.




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    Re: Need amp advice

    Figured id look at kits on sonic for the simplicity of all one bulk order coming at once.




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