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    5 channel amp buying advice

    i am wanting to use a 5 channel in my crew cab truck do to ease use an install. i have 3 models picked out an i'm not sure wich one is the better amp. i'm running a set of 4Ω components in the front doors and a set of 4Ω coaxials in the rear doors and i am running 2 12s at 1Ω. any advice would be welcomed an a great help as i have never used any of these brands before.

    this is my first choice and the one i am leaning toward.
    Db Drive A32250.5 5-channel 245.00
    4 Ω @ 14.4 VOLTS: 4x 150 Watts
    2 Ω @ 14.4 VOLTS: 4 x 300 Watts
    1 Ω @ 14.4 VOLTS: 1 x 1000 Watts

    second choice
    Soundstream TA5.1250 5 Channel 275.00
    4Ω @ 14.4 VOLTS 75 x 4 + 325 x 1
    2Ω @ 14.4 VOLTS 125 x 4 + 500 x 1
    1Ω @ 14.4 VOLTS 750x1

    third choice
    Massive Audio NX5 Nano Block Series 5-Channel 299.99
    4Ω 14.4 VOLTS 120 watts x 4 chan. + 200 watts x 1 chan.
    2Ω 14.4 VOLTS 240 watts x 4 chan. + 400 watts x 1 chan.
    1Ω 14.4 VOLTS 800 watts x 1 channel







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    Re: 5 channel amp buying advice

    look at the american bass ph5100 fr ,if you like it ,hit me back




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    Re: 5 channel amp buying advice

    Hi, I have a massive audio P950.5 for sale if you'd be interested. Very similar power ratings, feel free to shoot me a PM




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    Re: 5 channel amp buying advice

    I would take the specs regarding the 1ohm operation above with a grain of salt. And the specs for the amps above look completely inflated to me, specially db drive and massive audio nx5. If you need such tough iron, I suggest you get a mono amplifier + a cheap 4-channel. I'd recommend Alpine MRP-F300 ($140 Class D 4-channel amp) or PPI P900.4 (4 channel amp, more power, slightly more expensive) + either Soundstream TN1.1200D or PPI Phantom P1000.1 (same board used in both, ~1200watts RMS at 1ohm).




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    Re: 5 channel amp buying advice

    i looked at them and like them, but i don't have any shops near me that carry them.



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    Re: 5 channel amp buying advice

    You can get the Precision Power amps on here from me.

    I do not recommend running any of those amps at 1 ohm on the sub channel. That's a lot of heat to potentially build up in a chassis with dual power supplies, and usually you have to pay a lot more to get a really good 5 channel amp that takes that abuse. You would be better off with those choices if you design the system to use a 2 ohm load on the sub channel. In theory it's only a 3 dB loss of output by cutting the power in half.

    I would pass on that OBCON box you have listed in your signature. A generic ported box is a bad idea. You might have someone nearby who can design and build a really good ported box to perfectly fit out of the way.




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    Re: 5 channel amp buying advice

    i carry the american bass amps ,and they do well at 1 ohm n the sub channel




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    Re: 5 channel amp buying advice

    i have already bought obcon box. i got it from a friend who had the same truck as me, an it sounded good with only 600 watts going to the kickers. i'm not a bass head i listen to mainly metal and hard rock so i'm not gonna push the sub channel to hard.



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    Re: 5 channel amp buying advice

    I listen to the same music and I have 10s on 3000 watts rms just depemds on the box and amp tuning




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