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Psyence
10-10-2005, 09:58 PM
Hi, I have a new amp that is 4 channel, it will do 75Wx2 + 300x1 @ 4ohm. I lack some midbass, and am wondering if I could use a single 10" on the 300W output for midbass? If this is possible, and would work, what freq should I be setting the 10" @ for mid bass?

Thanks.

Raven
10-11-2005, 12:15 AM
Uhhh.. let's see where to start with this one..

YES, it will work, but it won't work like you think it will. Midbass is stereo, so it'll be a very unnatural midbass.

If you can find a good pair of 10s that can handle midbass, by all means rig those babies up and let us know how it goes! Otherwise, a pair of 8s off the 75x2 would probably do better.

Psyence
10-11-2005, 11:05 AM
Any suggestions on a mid-bass worth driver that does well on 300W RMS for both?

JimJ
10-11-2005, 11:06 AM
RE XXX 6.5" drivers? :naughty:

XtrmAudioCncpts
10-11-2005, 11:06 AM
yeah i wouldnt do anything as big as a 10 i would say 8 or less

Psyence
10-11-2005, 05:42 PM
Well, Here's the scoop. I cant use anythign besides Alpine gear. This is where the 10" Type-R comes into play. As they dont sell a midbass driver alone. I am staying all Alpine in my ride, so anything other than that is not really ideal.

SO back to having 2 10" subs for midbass ONLY -- Is this ok? I know you arent supposed to mix/match subs, but the 10" wouldnt really be used as a sub... Just really big mids ;) hahha..

What are the disadvantages to this?

squeak9798
10-11-2005, 05:44 PM
Whats the price tag of XXX drivers?

~$259 for a pair of the XXX mids.