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Audiosimz
11-20-2004, 05:54 PM
Hi everyone, i'm about buying component, rear speaker and 4 chan amp.
I'm 99% sure about the amp, an ARCaudio 4050-XXK.
For component and rear speaker, i can get ;
1)front=Focal 165KF; K2 woofer with polyglass crossover and tweeter rear= 6.5 access

2)front=DLS Iridium 6.2 rear= DLS MS6

I can get these two setup for almost the same price. What you think i shoulg buy?
thank you and sorry for my poor english.

djdilliodon
11-20-2004, 06:36 PM
where are u located? your english is very good:) I have listened to the focals sets and the dls sets (dls on a daily bases). I have also seen alot of reviews from mags in the USA and In other countries and all the test the dls sets always came out on top or tied. I prefer the sound of the dls set myself. Awesome sq on the iridium set, one of the best i have heard. The focals are a little "hotter" sounding than the dls set . If your after the Hotter brighter sound with sq the focal set will suite u perfect. If u want a natural sounding set that will have excellent sq the iridiums will do perfect.

Audiosimz
11-20-2004, 07:17 PM
thx!! i'm from Trois-Rivieres near Montreal. DLS are -20% til chrismas!
I think i'll go with them!

jayroc2k
11-22-2004, 01:49 PM
at the end of it, whatever u get will make u happy, they are both great, i have the focal K2 installed and i'm happy

3.5Max6spd
11-22-2004, 04:13 PM
No better match than Rainbow to an Arc amp.....but yes I'd prefer the DLS sound to Focal myself

lsufan778
11-22-2004, 06:00 PM
I think focal's put out some of the best midrange possible. Thats why I would choose them

Audiosimz
11-22-2004, 07:04 PM
No better match than Rainbow to an Arc amp.....but yes I'd prefer the DLS sound to Focal myself

I look at the rainbow line, but they are much expensive than dls and focal..
I think i'm going with 165KF in front and DLS ms6 in rear. :)

ighettoboyi
11-24-2004, 01:18 AM
wow how are those iridiums so ugly tho

Bavarian3
11-24-2004, 02:19 AM
i would take DLS anyday over focal, although i have never heard the DLS iridiums i know some very knoweldgable SQ comptetitors who stand behind this set.
The Focals however are nice, but not THAT great.
and remember, its all in the install.

macbethpoe
12-15-2004, 04:38 PM
How much can some DLS Iridiums 6.5's be had for?

deadilus
12-15-2004, 05:05 PM
i tried out some focal ay cartoys for my truck and to be honest there not that good i would go DLS

jimmyslide
12-16-2004, 01:58 AM
YAY!!! Three Rivers CANADA!!!

Sorry, had to do it, it is late, leave me alone.