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    AQ 2200d vs. powerbass xa3000d?

    I'm looking to buy one of these. Which one do you guys think would put out the most power? Cleanest? Most reliable? Is the powerbass over/under rated? Is the AQ underrated enough to get me close to 3000 watts at 1 ohm? I've got a 270 amp alt and two big treo ssx100b batteries... What do you guys think? For the record, the PB is about $125 more (they're both used). I want to push a crossfire xsv2 15 (rated at 2500rms)...







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    Re: AQ 2200d vs. powerbass xa3000d?

    Powerbass is junk go with the aq anyday




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    Re: AQ 2200d vs. powerbass xa3000d?

    Quote Originally Posted by kowboy View Post
    I'm looking to buy one of these. Which one do you guys think would put out the most power? Cleanest? Most reliable? Is the powerbass over/under rated? Is the AQ underrated enough to get me close to 3000 watts at 1 ohm? I've got a 270 amp alt and two big treo ssx100b batteries... What do you guys think? For the record, the PB is about $125 more (they're both used). I want to push a crossfire xsv2 15 (rated at 2500rms)...
    That pb looks beefier in the gut pics, but I doubt its worth another 125 compared to the aq. Plus the aq's seem to make a lot of people happy.



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    Re: AQ 2200d vs. powerbass xa3000d?

    Quote Originally Posted by kowboy View Post
    I'm looking to buy one of these. Which one do you guys think would put out the most power? Cleanest? Most reliable? Is the powerbass over/under rated? Is the AQ underrated enough to get me close to 3000 watts at 1 ohm? I've got a 270 amp alt and two big treo ssx100b batteries... What do you guys think? For the record, the PB is about $125 more (they're both used). I want to push a crossfire xsv2 15 (rated at 2500rms)...
    LOL, the Powerbass is built like a tank and will outperform the AQ any day of the week down to a stupid low impedance. They do not make many like that anymore. And I own the AQ2200D, and I can say it is a good, reliable amp..... but it will not hang with the XA3kD.




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    Re: AQ 2200d vs. powerbass xa3000d?

    Dang... Now I'm torn, lol!




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    Re: AQ 2200d vs. powerbass xa3000d?

    Quote Originally Posted by quackhead View Post
    LOL, the Powerbass is built like a tank and will outperform the AQ any day of the week down to a stupid low impedance. They do not make many like that anymore. And I own the AQ2200D, and I can say it is a good, reliable amp..... but it will not hang with the XA3kD.

    yea idk what the other guy was talking about saying "powerbass is junk". he is out of his mind



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    Re: AQ 2200d vs. powerbass xa3000d?

    Quote Originally Posted by bgowdy31 View Post
    yea idk what the other guy was talking about saying "powerbass is junk". he is out of his mind
    That's good to hear... I may just do the PB. Definitely more power than the AQ, huh?




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    Re: AQ 2200d vs. powerbass xa3000d?

    ive seen wayy to many powerbass go poof wouldnt touch one ask @catman ;




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    Re: AQ 2200d vs. powerbass xa3000d?

    Quote Originally Posted by NASTY08IMPALA View Post
    ive seen wayy to many powerbass go poof wouldnt touch one ask @catman ;
    Not tryna start a argument or nothing but didnt he say it was checked and had something wrong inside of it like a bad repair from prev owner or spmething like that? he told me something like that on facebook.



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    Re: AQ 2200d vs. powerbass xa3000d?

    no he had it fixed 3 times ..and every one i see is either just been repaired or is blown ...ive seen way too many just in the past year..i wouldnt touch one with a 10 ft pole...

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    Re: AQ 2200d vs. powerbass xa3000d?

    yeah.. PB makes me feel leery. similar to hifonics newer stuff. just not for me.



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    Re: AQ 2200d vs. powerbass xa3000d?

    quality over quantity (watts)



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    Re: AQ 2200d vs. powerbass xa3000d?

    Well i mean even with those people having problems i wont just say its junk one of my friends had 2 xa3k's he had been running for a year and never had a problem out of them. But yea no amps the same for anyone. I would still try them but thats IMO tho



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    Re: AQ 2200d vs. powerbass xa3000d?

    powerbass makes good stuff.. for the extra 125 1kw more is a good deal..



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    Re: AQ 2200d vs. powerbass xa3000d?

    You won't hear a very noticable differnce between 2200 and 3000 watts.. It may sound slightly different but it will not extremly noticable. In order to gain 3 dB you must atleast double your power. It will however show on the termlab.



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