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    help... hifonics brutus 1800 or other???

    im just thinking ahead... if the problems with
    my setup are with the amp i would be looking
    to go bigger and better than my current amp
    to support any future sub changes that i would
    make...

    so i was looking around and found the
    BX1800 at ikesound for 290$ that
    seems like a good price for an amp with
    that much power... but is it even a good
    amp??? ive heard complaints about the
    1000 and 1500 watt models not actually
    putting out the power... whats another
    amp with that kind of power that
    would be a better choice even if it cost more???

    thanks...



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    2004 pontiac sunfire / silver metallic / 2dr coupe
    eD e12o.44 / memphis 1000d / 1.6^3 sealed box
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    Re: help... hifonics brutus 1800 or other???

    what kind of power do those re's take (rms power)?



    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u need a box...I'l taked 3 years of shop class so i know what im doing.

    after i explained to him there's more to a proper box than boards and glue and he should practice before trying to sell boxes to others

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    yes personaly if it was some one elce that just starting making boxes but i'v taken shop for 3 years now...Making a lil box is nothing i don't need to pratice on a box to get it right i learned alot of stuff from 1 box and i can fix that in my next box
    after i told him that customers would care about the looks of the box

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u want some thing that looks pretty why don't u find a black guy with a big d*ck.

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    Re: help... hifonics brutus 1800 or other???

    these will take 600 RMS a piece... but if i ever
    moved up to a XXX or the RE uberwoofer that
    may exist in '05 i dont want to buy something
    that ill regret...

    i dont need an 1800 watt amp... even the
    BX1500 would be enough... but ive heard
    some bad things about it not putting out
    the power...

    well what are GOOD 1500 and over amps???
    and when i say good i guess i mean efficient
    and rated properly...



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    premier 860 / eD 16Ov.2 / viper 1200.1 / 2.2^3 @ 30hz / stinger bullet interconnects

    girlfriends setup
    2004 pontiac sunfire / silver metallic / 2dr coupe
    eD e12o.44 / memphis 1000d / 1.6^3 sealed box
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    here we are
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    same energy
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    Re: help... hifonics brutus 1800 or other???

    well if you can afford to i would just buy anther memphis 1000--i had 2 of those and man i thought they were awesome. those amps will put out 600rms X 1@2ohms. i think you can find those for $340ish on ebay.



    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u need a box...I'l taked 3 years of shop class so i know what im doing.

    after i explained to him there's more to a proper box than boards and glue and he should practice before trying to sell boxes to others

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    yes personaly if it was some one elce that just starting making boxes but i'v taken shop for 3 years now...Making a lil box is nothing i don't need to pratice on a box to get it right i learned alot of stuff from 1 box and i can fix that in my next box
    after i told him that customers would care about the looks of the box

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u want some thing that looks pretty why don't u find a black guy with a big d*ck.

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    Re: help... hifonics brutus 1800 or other???

    i know... it does 1100@1ohm which ive got it on
    now... the issue is that i wouldnt be adding an
    amp to my setup i would be replacing mine...
    so just to get another 1000D would be a waste...
    maybe the 1500D though but im not sure if
    that one goes to one ohm... even the JL slash
    series only go to 1.5 ohm...



    ___________________________________________

    my setup
    2004 honda accord V6 EX / Nighthawk Black Pearl 2 door coupe
    premier 860 / eD 16Ov.2 / viper 1200.1 / 2.2^3 @ 30hz / stinger bullet interconnects

    girlfriends setup
    2004 pontiac sunfire / silver metallic / 2dr coupe
    eD e12o.44 / memphis 1000d / 1.6^3 sealed box
    ___________________________________________


    here we are
    face to face
    same energy
    you and me
    dont want to be
    enemies


    references:

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    swimfreak26

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    Re: help... hifonics brutus 1800 or other???

    how about a viper 1200.1 ??? i saw
    good things about these but cannot
    seem to find where to get one...



    ___________________________________________

    my setup
    2004 honda accord V6 EX / Nighthawk Black Pearl 2 door coupe
    premier 860 / eD 16Ov.2 / viper 1200.1 / 2.2^3 @ 30hz / stinger bullet interconnects

    girlfriends setup
    2004 pontiac sunfire / silver metallic / 2dr coupe
    eD e12o.44 / memphis 1000d / 1.6^3 sealed box
    ___________________________________________


    here we are
    face to face
    same energy
    you and me
    dont want to be
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    references:

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    JAZN
    swimfreak26

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    Re: help... hifonics brutus 1800 or other???

    ok i see-- you no longer will be using the memphis you have now correct?ok if that the case i would look for something else besides the brutus. i was also gonna go with brutus 1500 but after a lenghty conversation with a guy i TRUST with this stuff he basically talked me out of it because my subs are 700 rms and if that amp pushes 1400 at 1 ohm that would be putting a serious strain on that amp at the high volume levels i like. same should apply to you if you listen to music at a high level your amp will most likely be clipping pretty hard seriously shortening the life of the amp and/or subs. i'm currently searching for an amp that will fit my needs as well.



    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u need a box...I'l taked 3 years of shop class so i know what im doing.

    after i explained to him there's more to a proper box than boards and glue and he should practice before trying to sell boxes to others

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    yes personaly if it was some one elce that just starting making boxes but i'v taken shop for 3 years now...Making a lil box is nothing i don't need to pratice on a box to get it right i learned alot of stuff from 1 box and i can fix that in my next box
    after i told him that customers would care about the looks of the box

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u want some thing that looks pretty why don't u find a black guy with a big d*ck.

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    Re: help... hifonics brutus 1800 or other???

    why did the amp clip at 1400??? i thought
    it was rated at 1500... how can you tell if
    an amp is clipping???

    is it better to run at 4ohms than 1ohm???



    ___________________________________________

    my setup
    2004 honda accord V6 EX / Nighthawk Black Pearl 2 door coupe
    premier 860 / eD 16Ov.2 / viper 1200.1 / 2.2^3 @ 30hz / stinger bullet interconnects

    girlfriends setup
    2004 pontiac sunfire / silver metallic / 2dr coupe
    eD e12o.44 / memphis 1000d / 1.6^3 sealed box
    ___________________________________________


    here we are
    face to face
    same energy
    you and me
    dont want to be
    enemies


    references:

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    JAZN
    swimfreak26

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    Re: help... hifonics brutus 1800 or other???

    typically if have a 1 ohm stable amp there will be less stress on it at 4 ohms than at 1 ohm. its like an engine say that can run at 9000 rpms if you run it at 5000 rpms in theory it should last longer than at 9000rpms. see the relationship?? and the brutus 1500 is rated at 1500 but thats at the top of its performance range so at extended lengths of time some damage could be done.



    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u need a box...I'l taked 3 years of shop class so i know what im doing.

    after i explained to him there's more to a proper box than boards and glue and he should practice before trying to sell boxes to others

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    yes personaly if it was some one elce that just starting making boxes but i'v taken shop for 3 years now...Making a lil box is nothing i don't need to pratice on a box to get it right i learned alot of stuff from 1 box and i can fix that in my next box
    after i told him that customers would care about the looks of the box

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u want some thing that looks pretty why don't u find a black guy with a big d*ck.

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    Re: help... hifonics brutus 1800 or other???

    i think i solved my problems with amps---i'm just gonna go with 2 brutus 1000's and run em at 2 ohms--that should solve my problems.



    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u need a box...I'l taked 3 years of shop class so i know what im doing.

    after i explained to him there's more to a proper box than boards and glue and he should practice before trying to sell boxes to others

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    yes personaly if it was some one elce that just starting making boxes but i'v taken shop for 3 years now...Making a lil box is nothing i don't need to pratice on a box to get it right i learned alot of stuff from 1 box and i can fix that in my next box
    after i told him that customers would care about the looks of the box

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u want some thing that looks pretty why don't u find a black guy with a big d*ck.

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    Re: help... hifonics brutus 1800 or other???

    anyone know how much a memphis PR 1000.1 is???

    i dont know... i may look further into that viper 1200.1
    i cant afford the JL slash... theres some JBL 2200 thatll
    do any ohm also... but thats an expensive *** amp too...



    ___________________________________________

    my setup
    2004 honda accord V6 EX / Nighthawk Black Pearl 2 door coupe
    premier 860 / eD 16Ov.2 / viper 1200.1 / 2.2^3 @ 30hz / stinger bullet interconnects

    girlfriends setup
    2004 pontiac sunfire / silver metallic / 2dr coupe
    eD e12o.44 / memphis 1000d / 1.6^3 sealed box
    ___________________________________________


    here we are
    face to face
    same energy
    you and me
    dont want to be
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    references:

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    JAZN
    swimfreak26

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    Re: help... hifonics brutus 1800 or other???

    around $350 online check www.woofersetc.com



    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u need a box...I'l taked 3 years of shop class so i know what im doing.

    after i explained to him there's more to a proper box than boards and glue and he should practice before trying to sell boxes to others

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    yes personaly if it was some one elce that just starting making boxes but i'v taken shop for 3 years now...Making a lil box is nothing i don't need to pratice on a box to get it right i learned alot of stuff from 1 box and i can fix that in my next box
    after i told him that customers would care about the looks of the box

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u want some thing that looks pretty why don't u find a black guy with a big d*ck.

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    Re: help... hifonics brutus 1800 or other???

    any reason its cheaper than the MC1000D???

    also... how are volfenhag amps???

    i think ive decided i dont want to spend a lot of
    $$$ now... i want an RE 36.1 eventually... if
    they are somewhat reasonable...



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    2004 honda accord V6 EX / Nighthawk Black Pearl 2 door coupe
    premier 860 / eD 16Ov.2 / viper 1200.1 / 2.2^3 @ 30hz / stinger bullet interconnects

    girlfriends setup
    2004 pontiac sunfire / silver metallic / 2dr coupe
    eD e12o.44 / memphis 1000d / 1.6^3 sealed box
    ___________________________________________


    here we are
    face to face
    same energy
    you and me
    dont want to be
    enemies


    references:

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    swimfreak26

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    Re: help... hifonics brutus 1800 or other???

    power reference series cheaper then mc series.



    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u need a box...I'l taked 3 years of shop class so i know what im doing.

    after i explained to him there's more to a proper box than boards and glue and he should practice before trying to sell boxes to others

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    yes personaly if it was some one elce that just starting making boxes but i'v taken shop for 3 years now...Making a lil box is nothing i don't need to pratice on a box to get it right i learned alot of stuff from 1 box and i can fix that in my next box
    after i told him that customers would care about the looks of the box

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u want some thing that looks pretty why don't u find a black guy with a big d*ck.

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