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    Matching/Mismatching Amplifiers?

    A matching set of speaker and subwoofer amplifiers always looks good, but is there any real benefit to purchasing amplifiers that are in the same brand and series? Or does it simply have to do with aesthetics?

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    Re: Matching/Mismatching Amplifiers?

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    Re: Matching/Mismatching Amplifiers?

    I have matching amps. I just like them for the looks. I was going to run a crescendo 4 channel but got my AQ for a super good deal and plus it matches.

    In my truck I don't have matching amps but want an aq 4 channel to match.



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    Re: Matching/Mismatching Amplifiers?

    I have always run matching amps for aesthetics. Nothing more than that




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    Re: Matching/Mismatching Amplifiers?

    Quote Originally Posted by SplAffair View Post
    It adds dbeezz
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    Re: Matching/Mismatching Amplifiers?

    I like having matching amps... Makes the install look much cleaner...




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    Re: Matching/Mismatching Amplifiers?

    Quote Originally Posted by dbeez View Post
    You rang.
    Lulz.

    Aesthetics is pretty much the only reason. Unless you are running multiple amps for your sub stage in which case you definitely wanna have them be matching, ESPECIALLY if you are strapping (only exception might be older/newer model amps such as the aq2200...but i think you can still strap them)




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    Re: Matching/Mismatching Amplifiers?

    Ive always used matching amps... just for looks. It drives me crazy when i find a sub amp id like to try but im not too excited about the companies mid/high offering




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    Re: Matching/Mismatching Amplifiers?

    I like having matching amps, as it makes the install look that much more professional. I've had mismatched amps in the past but it didn't bother me because they were both behind the seat of a truck I had at the time.



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    Re: Matching/Mismatching Amplifiers?

    Quote Originally Posted by MS150 View Post
    Ive always used matching amps... just for looks. It drives me crazy when i find a sub amp id like to try but im not too excited about the companies mid/high offering
    That's why I don't use matching. Why would I limit myself to only using a company that makes a decent sub amp and 4 ch, when I can get the best sub amp for my application and the best 4ch for my app. It also makes it easier to get a good deal if you don't care about matching. If I had a show car, I might match them, but my car stereo is for my personal listening so i don't care how it looks to others.



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    Re: Matching/Mismatching Amplifiers?

    I don't think I've ever used matching amps. I prefer to just grab deals when I can and use them.



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    Re: Matching/Mismatching Amplifiers?

    I know you are right... sometimes i tried to build the whole car with a single brand, didnt work out too well




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