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DIGIDIGIBOMBO
11-07-2005, 02:10 PM
Hi, can we use house stereo speakers in cars? Lets say the round mids for example, they are also 4 ohms....

JimJ
11-07-2005, 02:12 PM
Maybe, maybe not.

Most mobile speakers optimized for door installation are designed for IB, while most home speakers aren't...they're looking for sealed or ported alignments. You could always glass door pods or kicks or them, but that's work you may or may not want to do.

Other than that, there's no real problem with it...

Beat_Dominator
11-07-2005, 02:12 PM
If they're the type of mid you want, you can use them. But mind you, just because it may be good in a home environment, that doesn't make it the best choice in a car.

sportyaccordy
11-07-2005, 02:26 PM
Yea...you gotta get the right T/S parameters (mainly a high Qts). I have some 6 ohm 6.5"s I'm gonna throw in temporarily...they look and sound good, so eh, what the hell?

cdj
11-07-2005, 02:37 PM
You can find a lot of discussion on using "home" speakers in mobile systems here:

http://www.diymobileaudio.com/forum/index.php

squeak9798
11-07-2005, 02:58 PM
Pretty much every "DIY" component set uses home audio speakers.

Eugenics
11-07-2005, 03:08 PM
didn't someone spend like 50k on putting B&W speakers in a car?

squeak9798
11-07-2005, 03:11 PM
Earl Zausmer, in a BMW.


He's also the one who had 15" subs in his kicks, which ofcourse retailed for around $15k (just for the subs)

Eugenics
11-07-2005, 03:15 PM
i have two of the fan sub things in my trunk.... pocket change

Eugenics
11-07-2005, 03:23 PM
http://milbert.com/earl/ASS9902a.jpg
http://milbert.com/earl/ASS9902b.jpg
http://milbert.com/earl/ASS9902c.jpg
http://milbert.com/earl/ASS9902d.jpg
http://milbert.com/earl/ASS9902e.jpg

nice

squeak9798
11-07-2005, 03:25 PM
Dat be da one

Nikuk
11-07-2005, 03:32 PM
http://www.caraudio.com/vb/showthread.php?t=125106

and YGPM

GSteg
11-08-2005, 12:25 AM
It's very common nowadays to use home audio drivers in cars.

And it's not uncommon to see car audio speakers in home also....:D