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    Recommend a good active setup

    I have an Orion 8004 which does 100 X 4 at 4 ohm. Could you recommend a pair of mids and a pair of tweeters that would work well off of that power. I listen to mostly metal and rock with the occassional rap or hip hop cd. In stock door locations. Like to stay around $250, but will go higher if neccessary. Thanks, Jim







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    Re: Recommend a good active setup

    the dayton 8's are great and i really like the sound of the fostex tweeters.either way with either of the choices you will stay under 250




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    Re: Recommend a good active setup

    Ascendant Audio Poly Mids

    Seas 27AFNC/G Tweeters

    The set costs around $130 plus shipping.



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    Re: Recommend a good active setup

    i would get the dayton woofer and the DAYTON DC28F-8 1-1/8" SILK DOME TWEETER. their a good match.
    but do you have a active crossover??



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    Re: Recommend a good active setup

    I really like my arbiter tm's. Good midbass, awesome tweet and fairly cheap



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    Re: Recommend a good active setup

    Seas 27AFNC/G Tweeters
    For the price, I prefer to the sound of these if you can fit a large format tweeter.




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    For the price, I prefer to the sound of these if you can fit a large format tweeter.
    those are nice too.



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    Re: Recommend a good active setup

    I was planning on using the crossovers on the amp. This is my first time going active and I am hoping the amp will be sufficient.




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    Re: Recommend a good active setup

    I run the 7" version of those daytons and the aluminum dome dayton tweet......

    once you go active you won't look back... trust me...



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    Re: Recommend a good active setup

    The amp's xovers will work if there is a bandpass xover on one of the channels. that means it can set both high and low xover for the mids. otherwise you'll need an active HU like the Alpine 9853 or 9855...



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    Re: Recommend a good active setup

    im sure the dayton 8s can handle more than 120rms?



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    Re: Recommend a good active setup

    Quote Originally Posted by cd6551 View Post
    I really like my arbiter tm's. Good midbass, awesome tweet and fairly cheap
    I'm running the same set up, but in a MTM config. VERY happy with the SQ of that combo and plenty of output when needed.

    Using a Helix 4 channel that has BP capability. Not many amps out there that do as I searched and searched. I'd suggest getting a HU that will do your Xover settings then you can use any amp.




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    Re: Recommend a good active setup

    Quote Originally Posted by molurus73 View Post
    I have an Orion 8004 which does 100 X 4 at 4 ohm. Could you recommend a pair of mids and a pair of tweeters that would work well off of that power. I listen to mostly metal and rock with the occassional rap or hip hop cd. In stock door locations. Like to stay around $250, but will go higher if neccessary. Thanks, Jim
    can you give a bit more info on what kind of system you want?

    loud, clean, detailed, smooth, laid back etc..

    also don't forget that most diy speakers are 8 ohm meaning you'll get half the power from that amp

    and i would really reccomend getting a decent external xover, they're not very expensive and will make your life so much easier.... tuning the xover from the amp is a pain in the a ss because you have to deviate from the listening position to change it.



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