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thadman
01-10-2006, 09:09 PM
Has anybody else pre-ordered these speakers? For $199 they include the Vifa XT25, their mids and some xovers. Can you beat that...even with DIY?

Dr. Dan
01-10-2006, 10:07 PM
I was going to, but I'm getting too impatient to wait.
I heard they're 3 1/8" mounting depth, and are expected to ship in March.

A hell of a deal, the tweeters alone(unmodified for car use) are worth around $115

Ignatowski
01-11-2006, 06:43 AM
I preordered a set..... Im taking the gamble that they will
kick ***...

squeak9798
01-11-2006, 10:10 AM
Can you beat that...even with DIY?

Possibly...hard to say without knowing how their actual performance is.

If they sound like **** it doesn't matter how cheap they are ;)

(not saying they will sound like ****.....)

tommyk90
01-11-2006, 10:16 AM
I may have to take a ride up to AA and have a listen. :)

audiolife
01-11-2006, 10:34 AM
i like aa but as there older subs go they arent the smoothest sounding i ever had . some really like that (gets peaky) i like it a little smoother and they got loud in an "sq" set up. my guess is they will be pretty good but very taste dependant.

Untouchable11
01-11-2006, 10:39 AM
I ordered a set, and took a gamble... I'm hoping that they are going to kick ***...

audiolife
01-11-2006, 10:56 AM
i dont think they will stink but i dunno about being awesome. its a component set that doesnt have a synchronous advantage so at 199 bucks i dont really know. for the price though i bet its well worth it if you look at them from that prospective

Flipx99
01-11-2006, 10:57 AM
I wonder if they will sell the vifa tweets with car flange seperately?

squeak9798
01-11-2006, 11:53 AM
What differences are there between the XT25 "car" version and the regular XT25? Just the mounting flange?

Because the XT25's are pretty renouned for having poor off-axis response....I would be a little worried about using them sucessfully in a car without knowing whether or not the off-axis performance was improved.

Flipx99
01-11-2006, 12:32 PM
What differences are there between the XT25 "car" version and the regular XT25? Just the mounting flange?

Because the XT25's are pretty renouned for having poor off-axis response....I would be a little worried about using them sucessfully in a car without knowing whether or not the off-axis performance was improved.


I wasn't aware of this concern. Yes the principal difference was the mounting flange as I understand. I suppose I will need to e-mail chad to see if there are any performance issues.

Also, wouldn't mounting in the A-pillar alleiviate some of the off-axis problems since the tweeters are facing you?