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    Help with choosing 6.5

    Alright so I am pretty much new to audio etc..

    I have been doing a little research and going into local stores to listen to the speakers I am looking at but the options here ****..

    Anyways base on budget and music I listen to, etc.. I am looking at Focal IC 165, Hertz ECX 165, Hertz DCX 165.

    Not sure which ones to choose and also I am debating and also seeking help to see which speakers I should get that does good on and off an amp. I am not sure if I want to use an amp to power them or just run them off my aftermarket head unit.

    I am open to any suggestions as in using or not using an amp, different speakers, etc...







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    Re: Help with choosing 6.5

    I personally think its a waste of money to spend money on aftermarket speakers and not amp them.Focal's lower end stuff isn't that great,if I had to choose between the 3 speakers it'd be the Hertz ECX 165's you can get those roughly at 120$ new on eGay.




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    Re: Help with choosing 6.5

    Quote Originally Posted by Renzone3 View Post
    I personally think its a waste of money to spend money on aftermarket speakers and not amp them.Focal's lower end stuff isn't that great,if I had to choose between the 3 speakers it'd be the Hertz ECX 165's you can get those roughly at 120$ new on eGay.
    LOL, yeah, I am leaning more and more towards using an amp. Was suggested using a 2 channel and/or 4 channel.




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    Re: Help with choosing 6.5

    For about 30ish dollars more you can get the ecx components.




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    Quote Originally Posted by boomh View Post
    LOL, yeah, I am leaning more and more towards using an amp. Was suggested using a 2 channel and/or 4 channel.
    A 4 channel is more ideal if you're getting all four speakers.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Renzone3 View Post
    For about 30ish dollars more you can get the ecx components.
    Quote Originally Posted by Renzone3 View Post
    A 4 channel is more ideal if you're getting all four speakers.
    Alright thanks! I'll look more into it




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    Re: Help with choosing 6.5

    You guys are probably going to shake your head for this but I am trying not to go towards components because of spacing and dont want to put cut holes in my interior panels.. just my own preference..




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    I am not impressed with the Hertz I have used... I do sell and install a lot of Focal however and have been fairly pleased




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    Quote Originally Posted by Bettr n' Revrse View Post
    I am not impressed with the Hertz I have used... I do sell and install a lot of Focal however and have been fairly pleased
    so between the 3 would you choose the ic 165?




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    I am not impressed with the Hertz I have used... I do sell and install a lot of Focal however and have been fairly pleased
    High end Focal I'd pretty nice but I never cared for lower end Focal.To each their own I guess.




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    Quote Originally Posted by boomh View Post
    so between the 3 would you choose the ic 165?
    Im listening to a set at work right now and they sound quite nice if you like a metal dome tweet

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    High end Focal I'd pretty nice but I never cared for lower end Focal.To each their own I guess.
    Hertz isnt a bad company just not that impressed for the price...




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    Re: Help with choosing 6.5

    Are you dead set on those components.
    What's your budget.

    Those ms62s that were mentioned are supposed to be great. Never heard them but haven't seen a bed review yet.



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