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JoshGuy
09-28-2012, 05:39 PM
So I'm looking at the reviews on here from the image dynamic Ctx65cs (Amazon.com: Ctx65cs - Image Dynamics 6.5" Component Speaker System: Car Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Ctx65cs-Dynamics-Component-Speaker-System/dp/B001NNOZNQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1348800531&sr=8-1&keywords=CTX65CS)) and they are said to be overall a cheap budget for "okay" quality speakers. The on the other side of things focal makes a poor man's mid as well, 165 a1, (SPEAKERS Focal America (http://www.focal-america.com/category/speakers/)). Has anyone had experice with the focals, as in do they hold up. Or even better is there another mid for about two hundred that will give me a hard on?

asianinvasion21
09-28-2012, 05:52 PM
I have the image dynamics comps. The focals sound really dull compare to these. The image dynamics components just stand out and sound much brighter imo.

JoshGuy
09-28-2012, 05:54 PM
how much are you pushing into your ctx's

av83
09-28-2012, 05:56 PM
So I'm looking at the reviews on here from the image dynamic Ctx65cs (Amazon.com: Ctx65cs - Image Dynamics 6.5" Component Speaker System: Car Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Ctx65cs-Dynamics-Component-Speaker-System/dp/B001NNOZNQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1348800531&sr=8-1&keywords=CTX65CS)) and they are said to be overall a cheap budget for "okay" quality speakers. The on the other side of things focal makes a poor man's mid as well, 165 a1, (SPEAKERS Focal America (http://www.focal-america.com/category/speakers/)). Has anyone had experice with the focals, as in do they hold up. Or even better is there another mid for about two hundred that will give me a hard on?

These are what I would run on that amp you have in your sig. CL-61A.2-25 PRO CDT AUDIO 2 OHM 6.5 COMPONENT SPEAKERS | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/CL-61A-2-25-PRO-CDT-AUDIO-2-OHM-6-5-COMPONENT-SPEAKERS-/120610926337?pt=Car_Speakers&hash=item1c14f8af01)

Why So Cereal?
09-28-2012, 06:32 PM
Those Focals suuck. Those IDs are awesome and will definitely take some power. I'll get up a vid of mine running on ~200wrms free air in my room in a sec...

EDIT:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdRebmgsWo0


The only way I could see you damaging these speakers is by running over 100rms with no high pass filter full tilt and bottoming them out to death. With correct settings, I'd trust these speakers to handle as much power as I'd ever need or want to throw at them. (which is pretty much how i've always treated all of my speakers, and never blown one)

gckless
09-28-2012, 07:42 PM
The JBL MS-62C's have gotten good reviews. I have never heard them though.