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scatterbrain
10-19-2012, 07:42 AM
I've finally decided on getting the JBL MS62C for my front stage and wanted a good amp to power it.

I know these are a lot but these are options I have:


JL AUDIO:
Amazon.com: JL Audio - J2 360.2 - 2 Channel Amplifiers: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/JL-Audio-360-2-Channel-Amplifiers/dp/B00336ZKOO/ref=sr_1_35?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350641353&sr=1-35&keywords=2+channel+amp)

Amazon.com: JL Audio JX360/2 Class A/B Two-Channel Full-Range Amplifier: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/JL-Audio-JX360-Two-Channel-Full-Range/dp/B0053ZS5XG/ref=sr_1_38?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350641353&sr=1-38&keywords=2+channel+amp)

ROCKFORD FOSGATE
Amazon.com: Rockford Fosgate Punch 400-Watt Stereo Amplifier: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Rockford-Fosgate-400-Watt-Stereo-Amplifier/dp/B0013KZ0HO/ref=sr_1_37?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350641353&sr=1-37&keywords=2+channel+amp)

Amazon.com: Rockford Fosgate PBR300X2 Punch 300 Watt 2-Ch Boosted Rail Amplifier: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Rockford-Fosgate-PBR300X2-Boosted-Amplifier/dp/B007AQ2WXU/ref=sr_1_106?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350641525&sr=1-106&keywords=2+channel+amp)

PIONEER
Amazon.com: Pioneer GM-5300T 2-Channel 760-Watt Maximum Power Amplifier: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Pioneer-GM-5300T-2-Channel-760-Watt-Amplifier/dp/B000LYCWME/ref=sr_1_77?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350641469&sr=1-77&keywords=2+channel+amp)

Amazon.com: Pioneer GM-5500T 2-Channel Bridgeable Amplifier: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Pioneer-GM-5500T-2-Channel-Bridgeable-Amplifier/dp/B004YVZ17S/ref=sr_1_13?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350640860&sr=1-13&keywords=2+channel+amp)

HIFONICS
Amazon.com: Hifonics ZXI4006 Illuminated Zeus Zxi 1/2-channel Amplifier, 400 Watts Max: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Hifonics-ZXI4006-Illuminated-2-channel-Amplifier/dp/B000ETA5XY/ref=sr_1_152?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350641611&sr=1-152&keywords=2+channel+amp)

Amazon.com: Hifonics Zeus ZRX500.2 500W 2-Channel Class A/B Car Audio Amplifier With 3-way Protection Circuitry and Aluminum Alloy Heat SInk: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Hifonics-ZRX500-2-2-Channel-Amplifier-Protection/dp/B007ST45KW/ref=sr_1_19?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350641099&sr=1-19&keywords=2+channel+amp)


I'm looking for the most efficient amp with the cleanest sound. Other suggestions are welcome too

gckless
10-19-2012, 07:53 AM
I have been eyeing those speakers! Write a review on them when you get them installed!

And you have a budget? Look at Arc Audio, they are efficient and people say they sound real good.

zako
10-19-2012, 08:02 AM
You need just two channels? I'd say Boston Acoustics GT-2125 should do a fine job. Last time I checked some vendors still had these for 130ish online (discontinued brand and model, so they will not be sold forever). These are sufficiently nice speakers not to hook them up to a Hifonics or Pioneer GM amp. Ideally, I'd say get a 4-channel amplifier, so you could later switch to running active front stage.

quackhead
10-19-2012, 09:53 AM
I've finally decided on getting the JBL MS62C for my front stage and wanted a good amp to power it.

I know these are a lot but these are options I have:


JL AUDIO:
Amazon.com: JL Audio - J2 360.2 - 2 Channel Amplifiers: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/JL-Audio-360-2-Channel-Amplifiers/dp/B00336ZKOO/ref=sr_1_35?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350641353&sr=1-35&keywords=2+channel+amp)

Amazon.com: JL Audio JX360/2 Class A/B Two-Channel Full-Range Amplifier: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/JL-Audio-JX360-Two-Channel-Full-Range/dp/B0053ZS5XG/ref=sr_1_38?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350641353&sr=1-38&keywords=2+channel+amp)

ROCKFORD FOSGATE
Amazon.com: Rockford Fosgate Punch 400-Watt Stereo Amplifier: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Rockford-Fosgate-400-Watt-Stereo-Amplifier/dp/B0013KZ0HO/ref=sr_1_37?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350641353&sr=1-37&keywords=2+channel+amp)

Amazon.com: Rockford Fosgate PBR300X2 Punch 300 Watt 2-Ch Boosted Rail Amplifier: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Rockford-Fosgate-PBR300X2-Boosted-Amplifier/dp/B007AQ2WXU/ref=sr_1_106?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350641525&sr=1-106&keywords=2+channel+amp)

PIONEER
Amazon.com: Pioneer GM-5300T 2-Channel 760-Watt Maximum Power Amplifier: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Pioneer-GM-5300T-2-Channel-760-Watt-Amplifier/dp/B000LYCWME/ref=sr_1_77?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350641469&sr=1-77&keywords=2+channel+amp)

Amazon.com: Pioneer GM-5500T 2-Channel Bridgeable Amplifier: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Pioneer-GM-5500T-2-Channel-Bridgeable-Amplifier/dp/B004YVZ17S/ref=sr_1_13?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350640860&sr=1-13&keywords=2+channel+amp)

HIFONICS
Amazon.com: Hifonics ZXI4006 Illuminated Zeus Zxi 1/2-channel Amplifier, 400 Watts Max: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Hifonics-ZXI4006-Illuminated-2-channel-Amplifier/dp/B000ETA5XY/ref=sr_1_152?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350641611&sr=1-152&keywords=2+channel+amp)

Amazon.com: Hifonics Zeus ZRX500.2 500W 2-Channel Class A/B Car Audio Amplifier With 3-way Protection Circuitry and Aluminum Alloy Heat SInk: Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/Hifonics-ZRX500-2-2-Channel-Amplifier-Protection/dp/B007ST45KW/ref=sr_1_19?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1350641099&sr=1-19&keywords=2+channel+amp)


I'm looking for the most efficient amp with the cleanest sound. Other suggestions are welcome too

Amazon.com: P600.2 - Precision Power 2-Channel 1200 Watt Max Class D Car Amplifier: Car Electronics (http://www.amazon.com/P600-2-Precision-Power-2-Channel-Amplifier/dp/B005KU7KEE)

Phantom Series Class D Full Range 2-Channel Car Amplifier
..and these ratings are underrated...they actually reflect power output at about .05% THD
RMS Power Rating (14.4V):

4 ohms: 190 watts x 2 chan.
2 ohms: 300 watts x 2 chan.
Bridged, 4 ohms: 600 watts x 1 chan.

RMS Power Rating (12V):

4 ohms: 100 watts x 2 chan.
2 ohms: 200 watts x 2 chan.
Bridged, 4 ohms: 400 watts x 1 chan.
a review of the 4ch version of this very amp:
PASMAG | PERFORMANCE AUTO AND SOUND - Precision Power P900.4 Amplifier (http://www.pasmag.com/car-audio/reports/1805-test-report-precision-power-p9004-amplifier-)

scatterbrain
10-22-2012, 05:18 PM
The precision power amp seems like the best choice here. Thank you.

If I want a set of tweeters to run as rear fill, run off the Head unit, what would you suggest?
I will set it to be barely audible to me, the driver but I dont want it breaking when I turn up the volume cause it will be clearly audible to those in the rear.