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    Components im considering. Thoughts?

    A few sets of components im considering. Any thoughts? Which would you choose out of them? Or if each could be rated 1-10 on quality and performance.

    EDIT: Also with loudness in consideration. I like alot of volume. And, if any other components you know of in 300-450 price range that could out do these listed.

    PHD -FB 6.1 Kit Pro
    PHD - Speakers - Model FB 6.1 KIT PRO FIRENZE -

    CDT CL 62
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    Focal Access 165 A3 6.5-Inch 3-Way Component Speaker Kit:Amazon:Car Electronics

    Hertz HSK 165 6.5"
    Hertz HSK 165 6.5" 2-way Hi-Energy Component Speaker System HSK165:Amazon:Car Electronics



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    Re: Components im considering. Thoughts?

    CDT's CL line is entry level. I really enjoyed my CL-62Pro set when I first tried CDT Audio, but compared to the other options they're not in the same league. You'd have to put HD-62 in place of CL-62 for a fair comparison, in which case each set will sound a bit different if you could audition them in the same vehicle. They'd all make a fine choice for a sound quality system. CDT has an extended warranty program to cover manufacturing defects for 10 years.




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    Re: Components im considering. Thoughts?

    Well I may be slightly biased lol

    ---------- Post added at 07:07 PM ---------- Previous post was at 07:06 PM ----------

    I personally do not care for Hertz or Focals lower lines though...




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    Re: Components im considering. Thoughts?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bettr n' Revrse View Post
    Well I may be slightly biased lol

    ---------- Post added at 07:07 PM ---------- Previous post was at 07:06 PM ----------

    I personally do not care for Hertz or Focals lower lines though...
    Are those i listed the lower lines?



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    Re: Components im considering. Thoughts?

    HSK isn't the lowest of Hertz' offerings, that'd be the ESK, but yeah. Wouldn't go Hertz unless you can afford the Mille

    I second the statement on CDT. If you're going with CDT, go HD, not ES.

    For Focal, don't bother unless you can step up to the IS, PS, or K2 series

    That pretty much leaves PHD and it sounds like those'll be smooth offerings. Just keep in mind there's cost involved.

    You could always go with the MS comps



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    Re: Components im considering. Thoughts?

    image dynamics xs comps in that price range.



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    Re: Components im considering. Thoughts?

    I like my Alpine Spx 17pro's a lot.



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    Re: Components im considering. Thoughts?

    Quote Originally Posted by neo_styles View Post
    HSK isn't the lowest of Hertz' offerings, that'd be the ESK, but yeah. Wouldn't go Hertz unless you can afford the Mille

    I second the statement on CDT. If you're going with CDT, go HD, not ES.

    For Focal, don't bother unless you can step up to the IS, PS, or K2 series

    That pretty much leaves PHD and it sounds like those'll be smooth offerings. Just keep in mind there's cost involved.

    You could always go with the MS comps
    Don't go es wtf ?? That's the good stuff lmao




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    Re: Components im considering. Thoughts?

    The Focal Polyglass 165V30's would definitely be my choice in that price range ATM. The access's I've heard never had the same clarity and roundness Polyglass line.



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    Quote Originally Posted by calebkhill View Post
    Are those i listed the lower lines?
    Ya and like Neo said I wouldn't go with them unless Utopias or Mille... But the FB pro series was liked better with a direct drop in swap with Utopias in one review...




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    Quote Originally Posted by Timmy13091 View Post
    Don't go es wtf ?? That's the good stuff lmao
    Good call. Meant the CL



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    Re: Components im considering. Thoughts?

    The K2's sound good too




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    Re: Components im considering. Thoughts?

    That is a huge price range you just put up there. The PHD's are a lot more than the rest but, that's what you get from Italian speakers.



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    Quote Originally Posted by murph View Post
    That is a huge price range you just put up there. The PHD's are a lot more than the rest but, that's what you get from Italian speakers.
    but the higher end comps are 500+



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    Re: Components im considering. Thoughts?

    Are you going passive or active? If active, do not rule out piecing a 2-way set together. So many more options, and a budget of $400 can get you some good drivers. It's what I'm doing right now.



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