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    What is the best 4 ch amp ?

    Hi, i'm new to car audio and i got in my car a 4ch amp Kenwood KAC-8405.
    Recently, a friend give me a old Kenwood Excelon kac-x501f (year 2000).
    I would like to know which one is the best and have the best RMS power rating ??

    The problem is that I can't find any informations for this old amp on the web

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    Re: What is the best 4 ch amp ?

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    Kenwood KAC-8405 4-channel car amplifier — 60 watts RMS x 4 at Crutchfield.com
    Kenwood Excelon KAC-X501F 4 Channel Amplifiers at Onlinecarstereo.com

    8406 has more power in 4 channel operation
    x501 has more power bridged

    What I would do is run them together, both bridged.




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    neither ,sell them and get a better amp




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    Re: What is the best 4 ch amp ?

    Quote Originally Posted by mylows10 View Post
    neither ,sell them and get a better amp
    ^^^ This is the best thing to do.




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    Re: What is the best 4 ch amp ?

    hahaha :P I'm not that rich
    I'm still a student




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    Re: What is the best 4 ch amp ?

    Quote Originally Posted by boutchsk8 View Post
    Hi, i'm new to car audio and i got in my car a 4ch amp Kenwood KAC-8405.
    Recently, a friend give me a old Kenwood Excelon kac-x501f (year 2000).
    I would like to know which one is the best and have the best RMS power rating ??

    The problem is that I can't find any informations for this old amp on the web

    Thanks
    the 501 does 50w x 4 @ 4ohms rms, 100w x 4 @ 2ohms rms and 200 x 2 @ 4ohms rms bridged mono.

    the 8405 does 60w x 4 @ 4ohms, 90w x 4 @ 2ohms and 180 x 2 rms @ 4ohms bridged mono.

    looks like the older x501 wins hands down.




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    Re: What is the best 4 ch amp ?

    Quote Originally Posted by boutchsk8 View Post
    hahaha :P I'm not that rich
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    Then run them both bridged if you want four channels, it wont be the cleanest sound, but it will be better than running speakers off the deck.




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    Then run them both bridged if you want four channels, it wont be the cleanest sound, but it will be better than running speakers off the deck.
    tru this^




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    Re: What is the best 4 ch amp ?

    If you can get $50 each and throw in another $50 of your own money you can get a decent 4 channel.



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