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    Re: What brand makes the best amps?

    Quote Originally Posted by jar1zx View Post
    Sundown sundown sundown. Lolz
    Lots of good amps out right now ya just have to get past mainstream brands
    PPI did make a 10k amp. Orion back in the day had some great amps
    Newer stuff I had from them made me sad

    I wish people would stop talking about this new ppi bs crap that can't even be on the same page as thier older amps
    PG and PPI used to be good but like so many brand they sold out.
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    Re: What brand makes the best amps?

    Quote Originally Posted by jar1zx View Post
    Sundown sundown sundown. Lolz
    Lots of good amps out right now ya just have to get past mainstream brands
    PPI did make a 10k amp. Orion back in the day had some great amps
    Newer stuff I had from them made me sad

    I wish people would stop talking about this new ppi bs crap that can't even be on the same page as thier older amps
    PG and PPI used to be good but like so many brand they sold out.
    I'm not sure on the "mainstream" brands of amps. What brands are mainstream?




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    Re: What brand makes the best amps?

    Pretty much anything found at car audio stores like pioneer, kenwood, alpine, kicker etc... I am not saying they are bad by any means, in fact many of these brands make good products. However, when dealing with subwoofers I would much rather go with hand built subs like FI, AA, DC, DD, SSA, RE...



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    Re: What brand makes the best amps?

    Quote Originally Posted by jar1zx View Post
    Sundown sundown sundown. Lolz
    Lots of good amps out right now ya just have to get past mainstream brands
    PPI did make a 10k amp. Orion back in the day had some great amps
    Newer stuff I had from them made me sad

    I wish people would stop talking about this new ppi bs crap that can't even be on the same page as thier older amps
    PG and PPI used to be good but like so many brand they sold out.
    The new ppi amps are very very solid




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    Re: What brand makes the best amps?

    ^ i agree ..if i was starting out today i would get a the ppi phantom 900.4 and 1000.1....very compact, and will do the rated power ....both can b had for less than $400 new total and would b a great starter setup




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    Re: What brand makes the best amps?

    If budget is the main concern and you want GOOD quality... I'd go used... Just be careful and make sure the seller is not some fly by night newb (If buying online) or if you find one locally just roll up with a vehicle that's all wired up & ready to go and tell the seller you want to hook it up first... If they aren't trying to sell you garbage they should have no problem letting you do so b4 ANY $$$ is handed over... I'm NOT a fan of Cadence's current line up of amps, but they did make some good sh1t in the past if you do your research... I got my current Cadence Daytona DCA2500.1 off of craigslist locally for $120 however NOT everyone is able to find such a good deal ($120 for 2500 rms - LOL) but there are still a lot of good deals out there to be had if you are careful and look around




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    Re: What brand makes the best amps?

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    I'm not sure on the "mainstream" brands of amps. What brands are mainstream?
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    Re: What brand makes the best amps?

    U want a good amp but dont wanna pay the good amount of coin to get one. Your budget sux.



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    Re: What brand makes the best amps?

    AQ for best bang for buck IMO. Im wanting to get a PPI900.4 as well.



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    Re: What brand makes the best amps?

    I have helped build a full on SQ install with PPI Black Ice amps. They are GREAT. I wonder what "internet brands" have fully active crossovers like the PPIs anywhere near the price of the Phantoms, Black Ices, and Power series. BTW, that setup sounds amazing. So much clean power!

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    Re: What brand makes the best amps?

    I liked my americanbass amp alot






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    Re: What brand makes the best amps?

    Quote Originally Posted by jar1zx View Post
    Sundown sundown sundown. Lolz
    Lots of good amps out right now ya just have to get past mainstream brands
    PPI did make a 10k amp. Orion back in the day had some great amps
    Newer stuff I had from them made me sad

    I wish people would stop talking about this new ppi bs crap that can't even be on the same page as thier older amps
    PG and PPI used to be good but like so many brand they sold out.
    The new ppi 900.4 is ****** and tiny .. What's not to like ?




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    Re: What brand makes the best amps?

    Snr 110db?
    Damping 500?
    Is it under rated?
    Can the new ppi be named as one of the best sq amps out?
    The USA made PPI amps did all this
    I'm not saying its not a good amp for cheap. But it can no longer be compared as one of the best amps



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    Re: What brand makes the best amps?

    SUNDEEEEEEEEEEEERRRRRRN. sundown, JBL crown series is awesome, sound digital if you like burps. pretty much the only 3 I would ever run



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    Re: What brand makes the best amps?

    Back in the day planet audio was good... Now *****
    Re audio used to be kick butt... Now not as good
    Cerwinvega had a real hard fall
    PG used to be amazing...... Now it's mostly junk
    This list could go on and on
    But I have seen some great new brands come out at really good prices
    Mainstream brands top of the line products are ok but you will over pay and the entry level is most times junk
    These would be
    Alpine
    Kicker
    Fosgate
    Mtx
    Kenwood
    JL audio and so on



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