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    Re: Do I need an amp for my speakers?

    Quote Originally Posted by 2xarchonxx View Post
    Right on, ill check the classifieds here, I didn't even think about that. Class D amps are good to use on speakers? I heard that they distort on higher frequencies and should only be used on subs.

    Also, I might need to use the speaker level inputs from the HU because getting more RCA cables through the dash of that bus might not be possible. Do all amps allow speaker level inputs, or just some? It's the high level input connector on the amp right?
    rcas are better but most amps do have hi level input just look at amp good before u buy..



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    Re: Do I need an amp for my speakers?

    Quote Originally Posted by LosIsATool View Post
    That is BS.
    So I should actually look for class D?




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    Re: Do I need an amp for my speakers?

    Quote Originally Posted by 2xarchonxx View Post
    So I should actually look for class D?
    It doesn’t matter. Class D is more efficient and smaller. But a junk class D will be just as bad as A/B.



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    Re: Do I need an amp for my speakers?

    Quote Originally Posted by 2xarchonxx View Post
    Right on, ill check the classifieds here, I didn't even think about that. Class D amps are good to use on speakers? I heard that they distort on higher frequencies and should only be used on subs.

    Also, I might need to use the speaker level inputs from the HU because getting more RCA cables through the dash of that bus might not be possible. Do all amps allow speaker level inputs, or just some? It's the high level input connector on the amp right?
    Quote Originally Posted by LosIsATool View Post
    That is BS.
    i think what he is referring to is the old school class d amps that were incapable of playing higher than, what weas it... something like 200 hz?



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    Re: Do I need an amp for my speakers?

    Quote Originally Posted by youdoofus View Post
    i think what he is referring to is the old school class d amps that were incapable of playing higher than, what weas it... something like 200 hz?
    That’s just a mono bass amp. If it can’t play 20k it’s not full range.



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    Re: Do I need an amp for my speakers?

    Quote Originally Posted by 2xarchonxx View Post
    Right on, ill check the classifieds here, I didn't even think about that. Class D amps are good to use on speakers? I heard that they distort on higher frequencies and should only be used on subs.

    Also, I might need to use the speaker level inputs from the HU because getting more RCA cables through the dash of that bus might not be possible. Do all amps allow speaker level inputs, or just some? It's the high level input connector on the amp right?
    Quote Originally Posted by LosIsATool View Post
    That’s just a mono bass amp. If it can’t play 20k it’s not full range.
    correct, and when class d amps hit the scene back in the early 2000's, they werent physically capable of playing full range



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    Re: Do I need an amp for my speakers?

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    correct, and when class d amps hit the scene back in the early 2000's, they werent physically capable of playing full range
    Sorry I misunderstood. Yeah they couldn’t switch high enough.



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    Re: Do I need an amp for my speakers?

    I'm not having any luck finding anything locally or on classifieds. You guys think that one you linked earlier would be fine?

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01KKHT3KU...U&linkCode=asn

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    Re: Do I need an amp for my speakers?

    Quote Originally Posted by 2xarchonxx View Post
    I'm not having any luck finding anything locally or on classifieds. You guys think that one you linked earlier would be fine?

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01KKHT3KU...U&linkCode=asn

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    That would be fine. Just don’t overdrive it. It will cook them kickers.



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    Re: Do I need an amp for my speakers?

    Quote Originally Posted by LosIsATool View Post
    That would be fine. Just don’t overdrive it. It will cook them kickers.
    40w on 100w speakers -- amp wins? That'd be hard to do even if you were trying.




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    Re: Do I need an amp for my speakers?

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    40w on 100w speakers -- amp wins? That'd be hard to do even if you were trying.
    Wouldn’t be hard at all. How do you think people blow speakers with boss amps?



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    Re: Do I need an amp for my speakers?

    Quote Originally Posted by LosIsATool View Post
    Wouldn’t be hard at all.
    A 40w pio can't generate 100w fully clipped. If the guy prefers music over distortion so extreme music is unrecognizable -- everything will be fine.

    A 100w speaker should be able to dissipate 100w of power (any kind of power) indefinitely. I guess you don't have much respect Kicker.

    I suppose MAYBE running w/o HPF and trying to get bass out of them could contribute to mechanical failure -- even then, gain adjustment would have to be off the chart. Besides that, nothing to worry about IMO.

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    How do you think people blow speakers with boss amps?
    Have speakers as low quality as their amps.




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    Re: Do I need an amp for my speakers?

    This is a better amplifier for the money. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LSEQ8NY/ref=dp_cerb_2
    Don’t forget the wiring kit. https://www.amazon.com/KnuKonceptz-K...+amplifier+kit



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