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    Better Components??

    Looking to maybe upgrade soon. Narrowed it down to either Image dynamics
    CTS65CS or should I hold out for the more expensive Alpine SPX-17Pro's. Power is no issue in either case. Just wondering if the Alpines would be worth the extra money over the Image Dynamics. Thanks....







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    Re: Better Components??

    Hard to say if it is worth it to you. For me, I'd put the extra
    money towards the alpines because I like the tweeters (on axis)
    and the crossovers are very flexible.

    If you can't run on axis with the tweeters, domes (ID) may sound just as
    good or better. If you don't care about the crossover features, that's another
    factor. You may want to download the alpine manual and take a read. The ID's
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    Re: Better Components??

    Yeah, I have seen good reviews on both comps. It's really too bad I can't have a listen to both of them. Good choice it seems either way. I guess I am trying to justify spending the extra cash. Maybe the extra money would be better served in another area.




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    Re: Better Components??

    Mainly rock music, and 100 rms.




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    Re: Better Components??

    Deeden the doors nicely and put the Id CTX's in, you will be surprised at how clean and detailed those comps will sound.




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    Re: Better Components??

    Thanks, those I think are going to be my choice. Woofersect is a authorized internet dealer. Should be quite a treat to have those puppies barking out nice sound quality.




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    Re: Better Components??

    SPX tweeter on-axis is VERY nice sounding. Run those in my active set up...




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    Re: Better Components??

    Quote Originally Posted by MBrock4u View Post
    Thanks, those I think are going to be my choice. Woofersect is a authorized internet dealer. Should be quite a treat to have those puppies barking out nice sound quality.
    I have the CTX65CS's in my doors and am getting GREAT sound out of them, I had about $300 to spend but because of the reviews I read on them I decided to purchase them instead of going with a higher priced comp set. I have them running off of an Orion XTR375 sending about 125RMS per channel. They take the power like a champ.



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    Re: Better Components??

    Excellent! Image Dynamics is all about sound quality, and that's what I am after.




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