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    stock hu need small amp advice

    Hey guys long time no post, so I have been out of car audio for a a few years since my car was broken into las time and id like to jump back into it. The car is a mazda 3 hatchback non bose and I am keeping the stock head unit.
    Speakers -
    - front will be id cxs 64
    - rears stock for now

    Amp?
    sub ?
    Im trying to keep everything hidding and as stock looking as possible not sure on the amp id like to use but id like it to be small. I have been looking at kenwood excelon xr 400-4 and the xr 900-5
    and the ppi 900.4 and the .5 and maybe the jbl ms8 for processing and loc. The sub will go into an audio intergrations sub box prolly gonna be a idq 10 or jl10w3 or boston g5. Going for mainly sq and more enjoyable time driving.

    Not sure on amps or how many channels I need. PLease help advise. Thanks



    Deck: Kenwood excelon x991
    front stage: PPI 356cs
    Rear fill: Pioneer TSD691R
    High Amp: Kenwood Excelon X600F
    Sub: Sealed IDmax 12v3
    Sub Amp: Kenwood Excelon X1200M




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    Re: stock hu need small amp advice

    I recommend a 5-channel amplifier so you can run the components active and the sub off the mono channel. The rear speakers can be powered by MS-8. You'll have the potential for some really suprisingly good sound out of a system like this, especially because of what MS-8 is capable of. Use the money saved by not buying a second amplifier to go toward acoustic treatments. I have experimented with a number of methods and products and I strongly recommend at least following the principles of various treatments as shown on Welcome to Sound Deadener Showdown | Sound Deadener Showdown




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    Re: stock hu need small amp advice

    will I need to worry about the crossovers on the amp if I am using the jbl M8 and also any recomendations ona 500 and under amp 5 channel amp



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    front stage: PPI 356cs
    Rear fill: Pioneer TSD691R
    High Amp: Kenwood Excelon X600F
    Sub: Sealed IDmax 12v3
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    Re: stock hu need small amp advice

    any ideas on an amp with a small footprint



    Deck: Kenwood excelon x991
    front stage: PPI 356cs
    Rear fill: Pioneer TSD691R
    High Amp: Kenwood Excelon X600F
    Sub: Sealed IDmax 12v3
    Sub Amp: Kenwood Excelon X1200M

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