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Eugenics
07-23-2005, 11:12 PM
Ive narrowed my speaker selection down too JL 650-CSi's, Boston Acoustics Pro60's, or DLS Iridium 6.2's. My question is A. will 100 watts per/ch be enough to satisfy these speakers, and B. which speakers should i get out of the 3?

AndyB
07-23-2005, 11:13 PM
Dls!!!

Mackenzie
07-23-2005, 11:44 PM
Ive narrowed my speaker selection down too JL 650-CSi's, Boston Acoustics Pro60's, or DLS Iridium 6.2's. My question is A. will 100 watts per/ch be enough to satisfy these speakers, and B. which speakers should i get out of the 3?

100 watts can do more than you think. YOu should be fine.

Eugenics
07-24-2005, 12:23 AM
i keep thinking so too, but then i hear people talking about the BA's and how much power they need to sound good.



Anyway whats the census on this? the DLS, or the Boston Acoustics? what are the pros and cons of both?

Bake
07-24-2005, 12:52 AM
Yep a good 100 watt per channel amp will to more than you think on good comps. As for what to buy try to listen to as many sets as you can and choose the ones that you like. I like the Bostons, some like the others you listed, it is all subjective.

kuijo
07-24-2005, 12:57 AM
i've heard most people find 30w's quite comforitable from full range speakers. I don't have anything to back that up though.

Starky
07-24-2005, 02:56 AM
It depends on how loud you want to listen to your speakers ... 100 watts for full range speakers should be more than enough for almost anyone ...



not me, thats for **** sure...more like 300 watts :D

T3mpest
07-24-2005, 03:27 AM
yeah for casual listening (daily driving) even hu power us pretty close to sufficent. For those that like it loud 50+ watts will usually be enough, few speakers need THAT much power to get loud enough to do damage.

Starky
07-24-2005, 03:29 AM
180 watts is just about loud....

Eugenics
07-24-2005, 04:10 AM
yeah, im about to start a company promoting some local bands so it has to be loud. also i was born 50% def so loud for most people dosen't mean much to me. anyway if you guys say the speakers will work out fine then im happy to hear...


so boston acoustics vs. DLS, which ones would you guys buy? remember your affecting my financial situation so the decision had better be good, heh

cjjackson85
07-24-2005, 04:13 AM
Dls!

TeenWolf
07-24-2005, 04:51 AM
I think 100w RMS per channel is plenty.

noob with an RS
07-24-2005, 04:01 PM
Dls

OlogyAudio
07-24-2005, 06:59 PM
100 watts is great -- Keep this one in mind the driver used in the DLS is simply this:
http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/pshowdetl.cfm?&DID=7&Partnumber=297-064
In a 4 ohm version, unpressed paper cone, 1/2 the Bl field (and 3dB/2.83V less efficient -- which makes up for the fact it is 4 ohms vs 8 ohms), smaller voice coil (less power handling)... and 6.25" vs 6.5" -- some other differences too. there are other options too btw than just those send me a PM if you are curious.

Vash
07-25-2005, 04:01 AM
DLS (I have the Iridium 8.3s but i heard the UR6 is ****** to).

Greg200SE-R
07-26-2005, 04:52 AM
100 watts is great -- Keep this one in mind the driver used in the DLS is simply this:
http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/pshowdetl.cfm?&DID=7&Partnumber=297-064
In a 4 ohm version, unpressed paper cone, 1/2 the Bl field (and 3dB/2.83V less efficient -- which makes up for the fact it is 4 ohms vs 8 ohms), smaller voice coil (less power handling)... and 6.25" vs 6.5" -- some other differences too. there are other options too btw than just those send me a PM if you are curious.

The Iridium 6.5 (and UR6 and UR6S) has a 3" voice coil... larger than the one you mentioned. DLS I hear uses Scanspeak drivers. How can you say the DLS is "simply this..." - except for this and except for that and except for this, and some other differences...

The UR6 midbass seems to be identical to the Iridium except for a poly cone rather than non-pressed paper... I listened to both of these in-car with an A/B test and their sound is VERY different. To compare sound and performance between 2 drivers with even subtle differences cannot be done without hearing and comparing them directly.

adam71
07-26-2005, 10:51 AM
i was born 50% def so loud for most people dosen't mean much to me.

Are you talking about "tone deaf"?? or just overall deaf.?? If you're tone deaf I would recommend components with a titanium tweeter. Since they sound harsh to MOST people they might compensate for your hearing impairment. Just a thought. Anyone else?? :smokin:

99StangGt
07-26-2005, 11:07 AM
Rule of thumb is double the power to get 3db more output. so if a speaker has an effenicy of 90db at 1w then at 2w=93, 4w=96, 8=99, 16w=102, 32w=105, 64w=108, 128w=111, 256w=114, 512w=117 and so on.

3.5Max6spd
07-26-2005, 11:59 AM
100 watts is great -- Keep this one in mind the driver used in the DLS is simply this:
http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/pshowdetl.cfm?&DID=7&Partnumber=297-064
In a 4 ohm version, unpressed paper cone, 1/2 the Bl field (and 3dB/2.83V less efficient -- which makes up for the fact it is 4 ohms vs 8 ohms), smaller voice coil (less power handling)... and 6.25" vs 6.5" -- some other differences too. there are other options too btw than just those send me a PM if you are curious.

Hybrids are insane, superb midrange ;) Despite the low Qts they rock IB in a decent sized door. I got lots of compliments on my mids on sunday at a regional ECA meet.

Eugenics
07-26-2005, 07:48 PM
Are you talking about "tone deaf"?? or just overall deaf.?? If you're tone deaf I would recommend components with a titanium tweeter. Since they sound harsh to MOST people they might compensate for your hearing impairment. Just a thought. Anyone else?? :smokin:

deaf deaf, most people dont know and just wonder why i can never hear them on the phone and always play my music loud heh.


what defines a hybrid? mixing and matching speakers?