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03-03-2014, 01:06 PM
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I was wondering if anyone has run or heard the Orion XTR3700.1d amp? I have made my mind up I will be purchasing an FI-SP4 around end of May, early June. Initially I am going to run the SP4 off of a Hifonics Brutus BRX 2400.1d I understand that the SP4 can handle up to 3.5k. I had an Orion XTR PRO set up and it was pretty nice, so I figured I would go back give the Orion XTR series another shot. What are your thoughts?
03-04-2014, 01:41 AM
the new orions are nothing like the older ones
03-19-2014, 07:21 PM
I have the Orion XTR2200.1d, which is its little brother and it is one of the better purchases I have made in car audio. Very efficient and does more than rated. I clamped it at 2059 watts @1.67 ohms @12.8 volts. Wish I'd bought the bigger one off the jump. Google the PASmag review, they loved it.
03-24-2014, 01:51 AM
Solid amp not my first choice but solid none the less. Are you open to other amps ?? If so what about a sound qubed sq3500 it's about the same money and is built like a tank does way more than rated and have yet to here of someone regretting buying one. Or an American bass 200.1 is a helluva amp same or less money as the xtr and IMHO much beefier
05-30-2014, 12:24 PM
You can get the XTR 3700 (which pasmag tested to do 4090 watts @14.4v and only 1% thd) at onlinecarstereo.com for $599 SHIPPED. (Orion XTR3700.1D 7400W MAX Monoblock Class D XTR Series Car Audio Amplifier * at Onlinecarstereo.com (http://www.onlinecarstereo.com/CarAudio/p_36118_Orion_XTR37001D.aspx?utm_source=google_sho pping&utm_medium=Product_Feed&utm_campaign=google_shopping_Price_Comparison&gclid=CPyfkLeUzb0CFUNqOgodaEkAiw)
Unless you catch it on sale, the Soundqubed Q1-3500d.1 only does 200 or so watts more but costs an extra $200. Those extra 200 watts better be magic because they cost a $1 each!! Q1-3500D.1 Amplifier (http://www.soundqubed.com/Q1-3500D1-Amplifier_p_32.html)
Use the extra $200 to get a Duracell G31 agm battery from Sam's Club (rebadged DEKA) which has 110Ah for $179.
Duracell® AGM Deep Cycle Marine and RV Battery - Group Size 31 - Sam's Club (http://www.samsclub.com/sams/duracell-agm-deep-cycle-marine-and-rv-battery-group-size-31dtmagm/prod3590232.ip)
Just MHO. Good luck!!