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clickclickw00t
11-04-2012, 12:07 PM
I'm looking for a 3-way component set for my 2012 Scion TC.

1 inch tweeters
3 inch mid
6x9 (or 6.5 with adapter) for the lows.

I'm also trying to find a good amp that matches these. I'd like to have a 6x9 in the doors because it definitely fills the 63-200hz range. My 12 inch is crossed over at 63hz- AQ HDC312 and AQ 2200D.)

I've heard good things about the hertz energy 3-ways but I dont wanna drop $700+ on a component system, probably about $200-300 and I wouldn't mind a nice used set. Probably $400 overall with an amp.

mylows10
11-04-2012, 12:15 PM
good luck ,might wanna wait for black friday with this budget

audiobaun
11-04-2012, 12:24 PM
I'm looking for a 3-way component set for my 2012 Scion TC.

1 inch tweeters
3 inch mid
6x9 (or 6.5 with adapter) for the lows.

I'm also trying to find a good amp that matches these. I'd like to have a 6x9 in the doors because it definitely fills the 63-200hz range. My 12 inch is crossed over at 63hz- AQ HDC312 and AQ 2200D.)

I've heard good things about the hertz energy 3-ways but I dont wanna drop $700+ on a component system, probably about $200-300 and I wouldn't mind a nice used set. Probably $400 overall with an amp.
May be best to look into making your own setup,by choosing a 6.5 component setup,and adding a 3in mid, and finding a 3 way cross over to bring it together with the $300 maxed budget, and look at a good used amp for $100 bucks maybe less that will get you some good clean power.

audiobaun
11-04-2012, 12:33 PM
New DLS® Reference R6 3 6 5" 3 Way Car Component Speaker System 6 1 2" R 6 3 | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-DLS-REFERENCE-R6-3-6-5-3-Way-CAR-COMPONENT-SPEAKER-SYSTEM-6-1-2-R-6-3-/170908851677?pt=Car_Speakers&hash=item27caf61ddd&vxp=mtr)
RF3 6C Soundstream 6 5" 3 Way Ref Component Speakers | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/RF3-6C-SOUNDSTREAM-6-5-3-WAY-REF-COMPONENT-SPEAKERS-/110682868450?pt=Car_Speakers&hash=item19c5368ae2)
Found these right off the batt, not prem. gear, but??

audiobaun
11-04-2012, 12:36 PM
Hertz ESK 163L 6 1 2" Energy Series 3 Way Component Car Speaker System | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/HERTZ-ESK-163L-6-1-2-ENERGY-SERIES-3-WAY-COMPONENT-CAR-SPEAKER-SYSTEM-/130785201799?pt=Car_Speakers&hash=item1e7367ce87)
Another option

clickclickw00t
11-04-2012, 12:38 PM
May be best to look into making your own setup,by choosing a 6.5 component setup,and adding a 3in mid, and finding a 3 way cross over to bring it together with the $300 maxed budget, and look at a good used amp for $100 bucks maybe less that will get you some good clean power.

would this affect the sound signature and timbre if they are mismatched?

audiobaun
11-04-2012, 12:44 PM
Crossfire Tek 100 2 Car Power Amplifier | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/CROSSFIRE-TEK-100-2-Car-power-amplifier-/261120754707?pt=Car_Amplifiers&hash=item3ccc028413)
I have one these and very nice amp for the price/power..tdh isnt bad

keep_hope_alive
11-04-2012, 12:44 PM
would this affect the sound signature and timbre if they are mismatched?

somewhat. depends on the frequency ranges they play. if you can get the mids to handle 200Hz-4kHz then matching the midbass or tweeters isn't as critical. mid location and aiming is crucial. no need for a 6x9, my 6.5's play down to 50Hz with ease and they were $30 each on Madisound. You could piece together a 3-way buying raw drivers from Parts Express and/or Madisound. Seas, Tympanny/Peerless, Dayton Reference, Scanspeak, Morel, Vifa, etc. are all options in your price range. Running active makes this process easier so you're not designing a custom crossover.

I paid $150 for my (current)front 3-way using Silver Flute 6.5" midbass, Dayton Reference RS100 mids, and Vifa ring radiator tweets. But I have over a hundred hours in the install and a few years of driver testing and tweaking. At this point, my speakers are the weakest link in the system, but I believe speaker make/model to be the least important part. A $500+ component set still only has <$100 in actual driver cost, the rest is R&D, crossovers, and a lot of markup. Same for home audio, $1000 ea. speakers are around <$100 speaker cost due to the R&D and cost of the crossover and enclosure (and even more markup).

timbre-matched matters more in home audio where there is a lot of overlap in the vocal range.

audiobaun
11-04-2012, 12:46 PM
would this affect the sound signature and timbre if they are mismatched?

Thats when you need to take your time and do some research ,and look at the hertz/ohm load, and choose what best you desire/need..same as being/going active,build your component setup

thevic24
11-04-2012, 01:32 PM
New DLS® Reference R6 3 6 5&#034; 3 Way Car Component Speaker System 6 1 2&#034; R 6 3 | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-DLS-REFERENCE-R6-3-6-5-3-Way-CAR-COMPONENT-SPEAKER-SYSTEM-6-1-2-R-6-3-/170908851677?pt=Car_Speakers&hash=item27caf61ddd&vxp=mtr)
RF3 6C Soundstream 6 5" 3 Way Ref Component Speakers | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/RF3-6C-SOUNDSTREAM-6-5-3-WAY-REF-COMPONENT-SPEAKERS-/110682868450?pt=Car_Speakers&hash=item19c5368ae2)
Found these right off the batt, not prem. gear, but??
Woah.....3" coil for the SS mid bass??:wow:

winkychevelle
11-04-2012, 02:37 PM
Woah.....3" coil for the SS mid bass??:wow:

Ppi makes a copper colored set instead of blue same exact thing otherwise

quackhead
11-04-2012, 02:47 PM
I'm looking for a 3-way component set for my 2012 Scion TC.

1 inch tweeters
3 inch mid
6x9 (or 6.5 with adapter) for the lows.

I'm also trying to find a good amp that matches these. I'd like to have a 6x9 in the doors because it definitely fills the 63-200hz range. My 12 inch is crossed over at 63hz- AQ HDC312 and AQ 2200D.)

I've heard good things about the hertz energy 3-ways but I dont wanna drop $700+ on a component system, probably about $200-300 and I wouldn't mind a nice used set. Probably $400 overall with an amp.

Some good comps.
MSW | Car Audio Stereo, Car Subwoofers, Car Amplifiers and Speakers (http://www.mobilesoundworks.com/product_p/dls-reference-6.3.htm)

Reference 6.3 - 3-way component (http://www.dls.se/en/car/prod.html?produkt=en_61)

Boston Acoustics GT-2125 (gt2125) GT Reference 2-Channel Amplifier (http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_17785_Boston-Acoustics-GT-2125.html)