+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 8 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 LastLast
Results 16 to 30 of 107

Reload Thread: C2 Audio Threatcon 2 Review Thread

  1. #16
    05fronty's Avatar
    05fronty is offline SALT PETER



    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    conway,ar
    Age
    40
    Posts
    11,366
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    1281 Post(s)

    Re: C2 Audio Threatcon 2 Review Thread

    Side note still waiting on 4th order specs lol



    bought from ridinhi,vitveet,dbr,sicaudio and 99grandprixgt, and more ........... sold to player3,foomasta69, pitbull, brodiesel and dragnix 12887 traded with louisiana crx

    "noobs that come in the dome will get gang raped!"
    nothing but a stock fosgate system with gps and back up camera lol
    2012 nissan sentra spec v with some goodies cumming though




  2. #17
    jasonbillnelson's Avatar
    jasonbillnelson is offline LEAD, FOLLOW, OR GTFO!!!



    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    La Plata, MD
    Age
    28
    Posts
    1,244
    Post Thanks / Like
    Images
    16
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    284 Post(s)

    Re: C2 Audio Threatcon 2 Review Thread

    @05fronty ;

    Chris just posted this on the C2 Audio Facebook




    SSgt. Jason Nelson
    Andrews AFB, MD USAF

    Dealt with audiobahn, sangthing, 93 saturn sl2, basswiigee, goodstuff, HomeGrown, 06gtmike, 95BlackGA
    HU: Clarion NX501 Nav Deck
    Amps: C2 Audio Recon 1.6, Sundown SAX50.4
    Speakers: MB Quart ONX216 Components - 2 full sets
    Subwoofer: 2 C2 Audio Team 1k 12"s
    Wire/Battery: SHCA 1/0 OFC--Shuriken BT-80 / BT-35
    Alternator: Mechman 320 amp

  3. Likes 05fronty liked this post
  4. #18
    SounDrive's Avatar
    SounDrive is offline SounDrive RCA



    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Lebanon & Knoxville, TN
    Posts
    1,947
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    896 Post(s)

    Re: C2 Audio Threatcon 2 Review Thread

    RMS rating should be what kind of power the sub can handle without damage of ANY sort after 5 minutes of 20-100Hz



    Owner, SounDrive Custom RCAs (and other cables)

    Find us on Facebook!

  5. #19
    SounDrive's Avatar
    SounDrive is offline SounDrive RCA



    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Lebanon & Knoxville, TN
    Posts
    1,947
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    896 Post(s)

    Re: C2 Audio Threatcon 2 Review Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by C2 Audio View Post
    The Spiders should have break in time to allow the woofer to move properly. This woofer does have two spiders and does take about 10 hours at 500 watts untill they are at optimal performance. Sure you can fire them up at 1500 watts out of the box.... but this is also how people heat and possibly damage the coil. The Coil will try to move the cone further than the spider will allow causing higher temp on the coil than if the woofer was able to freely move the entire distance it is designed to play in. I have personally tested the Threatcon-2 woofer in my own car out of the box and properly broken in. Once broken in it performs beyond peoples expectations so I am not sure why anyone would not break it in to get maximum performance. I don't care if this conversation is about woofers, cars or lawnmowers..... Any motor assembly should have a break in time before going full tilt. Some people prefer low power low frequency to stretch things out and that is fine too but all in all throwing every watt of power you can at it fresh out of the box will just shorten its life span. Everyone these days is in such a rush, slow down and break them in... the pay off is worth it. -Chris
    I'm curious where this theory that giving a sub more power out of the box will damage the coil came from.. I've never heard of any damage being done other than a couple people who "claimed" to have torn spiders because of not breaking in the subs.

    My XFLs are extremely stiff and rated for 1000w each, and I put my pair of them on full tilt on 2500w right out of the box with no issues. No torn spiders, no coil damage, etc.

    I'm not saying that it's not slightly harder on the coils, I'm not really sure. But is it enough to warrant concern..? Probably not.



    Owner, SounDrive Custom RCAs (and other cables)

    Find us on Facebook!

  6. #20
    winkychevelle's Avatar
    winkychevelle is offline CarAudio.com Veteran



    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Ponchatoula, La
    Age
    23
    Posts
    3,335
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    741 Post(s)

    Re: C2 Audio Threatcon 2 Review Thread

    Yea break in is bull. Yea the subs sound better after a week but it won't cause damage to the sub. Competitors don't burp old "broken in subs" do they? No the use new or freshly reconed subs.

    I've used dozens of subs without breakin and never once had a problem. Usually when people claim damage it due to clipping, poor box design, bottoming out of the sub, or rediculous overpowering.



    2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel
    Big sq install on the horizon if money stays good
    2012 Nissan Versa Hatch
    Deadened but stock, girls ride now

  7. Likes SounDrive liked this post
  8. #21
    jasonbillnelson's Avatar
    jasonbillnelson is offline LEAD, FOLLOW, OR GTFO!!!



    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    La Plata, MD
    Age
    28
    Posts
    1,244
    Post Thanks / Like
    Images
    16
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    284 Post(s)

    Re: C2 Audio Threatcon 2 Review Thread



    chris posted this as well!



    SSgt. Jason Nelson
    Andrews AFB, MD USAF

    Dealt with audiobahn, sangthing, 93 saturn sl2, basswiigee, goodstuff, HomeGrown, 06gtmike, 95BlackGA
    HU: Clarion NX501 Nav Deck
    Amps: C2 Audio Recon 1.6, Sundown SAX50.4
    Speakers: MB Quart ONX216 Components - 2 full sets
    Subwoofer: 2 C2 Audio Team 1k 12"s
    Wire/Battery: SHCA 1/0 OFC--Shuriken BT-80 / BT-35
    Alternator: Mechman 320 amp

  9. #22
    C2 Audio's Avatar
    C2 Audio is offline Supporting Vendor C2 Audio is a Supporting Member of the forum!

    Threadstarter
    C2 Audio is a Supporting Vendor of the forum!

    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Youngstown, OH
    Posts
    311
    Post Thanks / Like
    Images
    6
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    51 Post(s)

    Re: C2 Audio Threatcon 2 Review Thread

    Break in is absolutely real. If you meter resistance of a woofer out of the box, break it in and re meter the coil your resistance changes... The change is from the spider being looser. On a meter we have not seen any real differernce but Absolutley in sound and overall performance. Heat is the issue with running a woofer full tilt out of the box. Nomex Spiders do stretch and the woofer is designed around the spiders broken in. Coils have an adhesive that holds everything together. Heat the coil up by not allowing the spiders to stretch and the first thing that happens is the adhesive lets of gas which you can smell. When you start burning off adhesive you are loosing power handling and longevity of the sub. So once again by all means you can run them as hard as you want out of the box but if you properly break the sub in you will have better perfomance and from my experience it will give you more years of performance. --Chris





    www.c2audio.com

    Car Stereo LLC
    5462 Mahoning Ave.
    Youngstown, OH 44515
    330-953-0331

    Hours: Mon-Fri 9-5 est




  10. Likes jasonbillnelson liked this post
  11. #23
    SounDrive's Avatar
    SounDrive is offline SounDrive RCA



    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Lebanon & Knoxville, TN
    Posts
    1,947
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    896 Post(s)

    Re: C2 Audio Threatcon 2 Review Thread

    There's no need to start up the whole break in is real/fake argument I suppose... There isn't enough evidence to prove either side wrong.... Which in my opinion means that it doesn't matter and shouldn't be done, but do whatever you're more comfortable with



    Owner, SounDrive Custom RCAs (and other cables)

    Find us on Facebook!

  12. #24
    NoLoud4U's Avatar
    NoLoud4U is online now High Output SQ



    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Va Beach, Va
    Age
    34
    Posts
    8,647
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    2808 Post(s)

    Re: C2 Audio Threatcon 2 Review Thread

    Posts



    2014 Ford Fusion
    All stock everything.

  13. #25
    05fronty's Avatar
    05fronty is offline SALT PETER



    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    conway,ar
    Age
    40
    Posts
    11,366
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    1281 Post(s)

    Re: C2 Audio Threatcon 2 Review Thread

    Ummm got this sub in and at first glance it is stiffer and weighs more than the SA-15 I had. We will see when I get a box built



    bought from ridinhi,vitveet,dbr,sicaudio and 99grandprixgt, and more ........... sold to player3,foomasta69, pitbull, brodiesel and dragnix 12887 traded with louisiana crx

    "noobs that come in the dome will get gang raped!"
    nothing but a stock fosgate system with gps and back up camera lol
    2012 nissan sentra spec v with some goodies cumming though

  14. Likes jasonbillnelson liked this post
  15. #26
    Reinhardt's Avatar
    Reinhardt is offline Senior VIP Member



    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Idaho
    Posts
    314
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    135 Post(s)

    Re: C2 Audio Threatcon 2 Review Thread

    Checked the tracking number on my two and they are supposed to be here tomorrow, they are in Spokane Wa. right now.




  16. #27
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    130
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    22 Post(s)

    Re: C2 Audio Threatcon 2 Review Thread

    Here's a little demo : C2 audio subwoofer demo (: - YouTube hope you guys like keyword : demo real video be up by weekend




  17. Likes Reinhardt liked this post
  18. #28
    Reinhardt's Avatar
    Reinhardt is offline Senior VIP Member



    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Idaho
    Posts
    314
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    135 Post(s)

    Re: C2 Audio Threatcon 2 Review Thread

    Got mine yesterday, got them in the Enclosure now waiting for it to quit raining so I can get them installed.





  19. Likes jasonbillnelson, 05fronty liked this post
  20. #29
    Reinhardt's Avatar
    Reinhardt is offline Senior VIP Member



    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Idaho
    Posts
    314
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    135 Post(s)

    Re: C2 Audio Threatcon 2 Review Thread

    Got mine yesterday, got them in the Enclosure now waiting for it to quit raining so I can get them installed.





  21. #30
    NoLoud4U's Avatar
    NoLoud4U is online now High Output SQ



    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Va Beach, Va
    Age
    34
    Posts
    8,647
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    2808 Post(s)

    Re: C2 Audio Threatcon 2 Review Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 05fronty View Post
    Side note still waiting on 4th order specs lol
    I wonder who's going to stuff 12 of them in a 4th.



    2014 Ford Fusion
    All stock everything.

+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 8 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. C2 Audio Threatcon-2 vs Strato-12D4
    By zooroadbaja in forum Subwoofers
    Replies: 60
    Last Post: 05-23-2013, 09:55 PM
  2. Interesting JL Audio W7 Review I Read...
    By thepremier in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 04-22-2006, 03:24 AM
  3. Ascendant Audio Arsenal Reviews!
    By Phlipbak in forum Subwoofers
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 03-30-2006, 12:05 AM
  4. RE Audio Comps Review
    By IkeTurner in forum Speakers
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 09-12-2004, 02:31 AM

User Tag List

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may edit your posts
1e2 Forum