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redcalimp5
05-23-2008, 01:10 PM
About a month ago now, I bought a set of the ID OEM mids off of hessdawg. I've had them installed in my active 2 way setup for about 3 weeks now, and I really like the way they sound....so much so that I just bought a backup pair from hessdawg earlier this morning.

I really liked the CMX Kick mids, and mated with my 12 in a sealed box, they pounded pretty good in my setup. The ID OEM mids have great midbass, also, but I'd give the edge for midbass depth to the Kicks, but not by much. I've definitely noticed that the ID OEM mids have much better tonality and midrange detail, while still putting out an impressive amount of midbass. Overall, I give the edge to the ID OEM's. Below is a side by side pic - notice just how much beefier the ID OEM mid is on the left compared to the CMX Kick magnet structure.

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s130/redcalimp5/My%20Car%20Audio/Photo_040208_002.jpg
http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s130/redcalimp5/My%20Car%20Audio/Photo_040208_003.jpg

dragnix
05-23-2008, 01:11 PM
sweetness, if only i can afford a pair :crap:


Love the cone on the ID

redcalimp5
05-23-2008, 01:17 PM
sweetness, if only i can afford a pair :crap:


Love the cone on the ID


Yeah, it's a real durable cross-weave type of pattern. Looks real cool in person, too. Those ID mids are much beefier than the CMX Kick mids.

Towncar
05-23-2008, 01:26 PM
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redcalimp5
05-23-2008, 01:32 PM
I picked 2 sets of these up from hessdawg from this thread.....

http://www.caraudio.com/forum/showthread.php?t=264323


I'm running Rainbow CAL25 titanium tweets with these in my active setup. Here's how everything's currently crossover over....

Tweets - 3.2kHz, 12db/oct

Mid-Hi - 2.5kHz, 12db/oct
Mid-Low - 80Hz, 12db/oct

Sub - 80Hz, 12db/oct

5.7TBI
05-23-2008, 04:09 PM
I bought a pair from him also, should be installing them this or next weekend.

grimreper912003
05-26-2008, 02:17 AM
iv been runninga set in my tahoe for a month and a half now. Love them. definatly an awsome buy.