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    Comp choices: Morel, Hertz, JL, Alpine

    Looking to put in a new comp set in my sedan. Listened to Morel Dotechs and JL ZR's already. I liked the Morels better, but would like comments on the Hi Energy Hertz and Alpine SPX-pro line. I assume these are comparable in price in all. Thanks guys- it's been a while since my early '90's MB Quart and Soundstream stuff. BTW, how are the MB QSD line or Alpine SPX F17T- 3way?? to much $$??







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    Re: Comp choices: Morel, Hertz, JL, Alpine

    Morels are very nice, Dynaudio would be worth listning too as well.




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    Re: Comp choices: Morel, Hertz, JL, Alpine

    Quote Originally Posted by chrisnben View Post
    Looking to put in a new comp set in my sedan. Listened to Morel Dotechs and JL ZR's already. I liked the Morels better, but would like comments on the Hi Energy Hertz and Alpine SPX-pro line. I assume these are comparable in price in all. Thanks guys- it's been a while since my early '90's MB Quart and Soundstream stuff. BTW, how are the MB QSD line or Alpine SPX F17T- 3way?? to much $$??
    Are Alpine pros available now?




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    Re: Comp choices: Morel, Hertz, JL, Alpine

    You can't go wrong with the High Energy HSK 165 component set. Especially if you are on a budget. If you have more money to spend the Mille line is simply awesome! If you want to stick with the High Energy line, I would recommend using the High energy 165 midbasses with the Space 1 tweeters. I just installed a set in my car and all I could say was WOW!!! Go with the Hertz man!!!!
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    Re: Comp choices: Morel, Hertz, JL, Alpine

    +1 on HSK's/hertz... great midbass/smooth highs

    one of my tweeters went out though.. just ordered a set of hertz HT20 to replace that one tweeter



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    Re: Comp choices: Morel, Hertz, JL, Alpine

    I have the Dyn mw162's for midbass duty only and they perform VERY well.

    Granted your install will have to be good to get proper midbass out of them, but they are a great speaker.


    I think your only drawback is that you're not getting to listen to these speakers in your car, with your install.

    As for the Alpine x pros... I would check them off the list if you're planning on buying anything soon. They were already supposed to be out... seems Alpine is just taking their time with those.



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    Re: Comp choices: Morel, Hertz, JL, Alpine

    I went with the Hertz/ They are an amazing speaker. Go with the HSK165 or the Mille MLK165 if on a budget.




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    Re: Comp choices: Morel, Hertz, JL, Alpine

    From all of the feedback, and trusting other ears without hearing first, looks like a no brainer for the Hertz's. I will post with results, thanks all!! Ben




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    Re: Comp choices: Morel, Hertz, JL, Alpine

    Well, been listening to comps lately. Got to hear the Mille HSK 165's- very nice. Great mid-bass, smooth highs. Just a little out of $$ range. The dealer didn't carry the Hi-energy line, but I was thinking of the 3-way system. Costs around $450, not $600 and the specs are close. I guess the JL and Alpines are out- I am finding a silk tweet is my bag w/ the Hertz line. Anyone hear the Hi energy 3-ways yet? thanks




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    Re: Comp choices: Morel, Hertz, JL, Alpine




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    Re: Comp choices: Morel, Hertz, JL, Alpine

    Quote Originally Posted by bjayjr5679 View Post
    Those look real nice.




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    Re: Comp choices: Morel, Hertz, JL, Alpine

    Quote Originally Posted by chrisnben View Post
    Looking to put in a new comp set in my sedan. Listened to Morel Dotechs and JL ZR's already. I liked the Morels better, but would like comments on the Hi Energy Hertz and Alpine SPX-pro line. I assume these are comparable in price in all. Thanks guys- it's been a while since my early '90's MB Quart and Soundstream stuff. BTW, how are the MB QSD line or Alpine SPX F17T- 3way?? to much $$??
    I would implore you to listen to the JL C5's. After I purchased them, my friend and audio retailer who's pretty close with JL's lead engineers said JL told him the C5 woofer is actually quite a bit better than the ZR's. All in all, the C5 came out a better sounding speaker than the flagship ZR's. Obvioulsy they don't want that getting out much because they gotta sell ZR's to keep them from collecting dust on the shelves.

    Other than that, I too would reccomend the Morel's or Hertz. Phenominal speakers.




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    Re: Comp choices: Morel, Hertz, JL, Alpine

    Quote Originally Posted by Lucas View Post
    Those look real nice.




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    Re: Comp choices: Morel, Hertz, JL, Alpine

    Can't go wrong with hertz. I have the MLK2's in my car and love them.



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    Re: Comp choices: Morel, Hertz, JL, Alpine

    Hertz hsk165 or mlk165




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