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    Best 8" midbass around under $50 each

    Can anybody suggest a better 8" mid bass under $50 each @ 4ohm?

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    Re: Best 8" midbass around under $50 each

    An 8" with an Fs of 93hz and 102dB sensitivity is not a midbass, it's a PA style midrange.

    $8 more per driver and you can have an actual midbass. Dayton Audio RS225-4 8" Reference Woofer 4 Ohm 295-376



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    Re: Best 8" midbass around under $50 each

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    Audiopipe 8-Inch 1000W Loudspeakers (Pair) : 2 x APMB8 : VMInnovations.com

    never used them but have heard some decent reviews on them and i usually hate recommending audiopipe




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    Re: Best 8" midbass around under $50 each

    can you pls explain what's the difference on PA speaker and mid bass? sorry very noob at this




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    Re: Best 8" midbass around under $50 each

    after reading a little bit, im getting more confused on which are mid bass and which are mid range lol. I am not looking for any SQ i just want loud voice to keep up with the bass i have it might be the pro audio that i am looking for, and correct me if im wrong the sensitivity factor the higher the db the less wattage you can put and gets louder right?

    i am getting some tweeters to match with these 8" to handle the higher frequencies




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    Re: Best 8" midbass around under $50 each

    Quote Originally Posted by ciaonzo View Post
    An 8" with an Fs of 93hz and 102dB sensitivity is not a midbass, it's a PA style midrange.

    $8 more per driver and you can have an actual midbass. Dayton Audio RS225-4 8" Reference Woofer 4 Ohm 295-376
    ^^That Dayton, hands down, end of story, /thread


    Edit: You're going to need a tweeter that plays low though. The Dayton RS28F is a very good match for it Dayton Audio RS28F-4 1-1/8" Silk Dome Tweeter 275-140



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    Re: Best 8" midbass around under $50 each

    I was comparing the 2 dayton same model number just different ohm load 1 is 8ohm and the other one is 4ohm, their numbers are different, can somebody tell me which will be louder, from my understanding the 8ohm will only use half power from the amp, in my mind the 4ohm will be able to use more power but looks like the 8ohm is more efficient with higher sensitivity.

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    Re: Best 8" midbass around under $50 each

    Quote Originally Posted by naughtyca View Post
    after reading a little bit, im getting more confused on which are mid bass and which are mid range lol. I am not looking for any SQ i just want loud voice to keep up with the bass i have it might be the pro audio that i am looking for, and correct me if im wrong the sensitivity factor the higher the db the less wattage you can put and gets louder right?

    i am getting some tweeters to match with these 8" to handle the higher frequencies
    You should really give the details of your setup, such as the number of speaker used, and the frequencies covered by each speaker, as the name "midbass" alone doesn't give much information. My view is that a "midbass speaker" is primarily meant to play midbass frequencies, somewhere in the 50-300Hz region, which is not consistent with your desire to hear louder vocals, which is really more of a midrange region. If you do care more about midrange clarity, I do wonder why you need an 8 inch speaker. The bigger is the speakers diameter, the less it is usable as midrange due to beaming and breakup. In a 3-way front stage, 3 to 5 inch mid-range is ideal. In a 2-way setup, 7 inch is the biggest you want to use. 8 inch is almost unusable in a 2-way front stage.




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    Re: Best 8" midbass around under $50 each

    If you want LOUD to keep up with a loud substage then those daytons aren't the way to go. I've heard several set ups with them, very good SQ if tuned properly, but they are not a PA type speaker by any means.

    I've run the 8" seleniums in several set ups and they get very loud, sound good, and have solid punch. But no they won't play down to 60Hz, but I don't think that's what you're looking for...




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    Quote Originally Posted by zako View Post
    You should really give the details of your setup, such as the number of speaker used, and the frequencies covered by each speaker, as the name "midbass" alone doesn't give much information. My view is that a "midbass speaker" is primarily meant to play midbass frequencies, somewhere in the 50-300Hz region, which is not consistent with your desire to hear louder vocals, which is really more of a midrange region. If you do care more about midrange clarity, I do wonder why you need an 8 inch speaker. The bigger is the speakers diameter, the less it is usable as midrange due to beaming and breakup. In a 3-way front stage, 3 to 5 inch mid-range is ideal. In a 2-way setup, 7 inch is the biggest you want to use. 8 inch is almost unusable in a 2-way front stage.
    let me try to answer some of your question and thank you for posting

    suv is a mazda cx-9
    my front door takes 8 inches and rear door takes 6.5, i can replace the 6.5 with an 8 inch.

    i bought all my stuff before without asking anybody

    im planning to do 4 8" powered by 125-145watts per channel @ 4ohm (which I will buy)
    my current amp which is 75watts x4 @ 4ohm will be used for tweeters
    I have 2 vvx15 skar sub powered by 1700.1 amp.
    my head unit is pioneer avic 120bt

    please let me know if there's anything else you need to know.

    my head unit i have crossed at hph 100 and lpf 63

    my amp also has crossovers
    brz 1700.1d and rockford pbr 300x4

    can you tell i need help lol




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    Re: Best 8" midbass around under $50 each

    Part of the confusion is car audio calls certain ranges of frequencies one thing while you can find different definitions of bass, upper bass, midrange, and so on if you look in a different reference. It's not that PA midbass speakers aren't "real" midbass drivers, it's a confusion brought about by the industry deciding to do things differently.




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    Re: Best 8" midbass around under $50 each

    Quote Originally Posted by mlstrass View Post
    If you want LOUD to keep up with a loud substage then those daytons aren't the way to go. I've heard several set ups with them, very good SQ if tuned properly, but they are not a PA type speaker by any means.

    I've run the 8" seleniums in several set ups and they get very loud, sound good, and have solid punch. But no they won't play down to 60Hz, but I don't think that's what you're looking for...
    i actually got that from a different forum that the dayton sounds nice but will not get loud. i will also look at those seleniums thanks




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