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    So I picked up the 6.1 setup awhile ago and I know they are rated at 1oowts. I scored a good deal on an Orion 2002 (50wts) and have had them hooked up to that. Now, I have my gains set at about 45%. I notice though, when I turn up the volume quite a bit, the mids will start to bottom out. I would like it to be louder, if possible. If I were to purchase a higher power amp, would I notice a difference, or will I still have this problem?




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    Re: Could My Kodas Use More Power..?

    Of course they could use more power.
    Sheesh, its been a while since youve last posted posted




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    Re: Could My Kodas Use More Power..?

    how well do you have them installed? no gaps around the mids?



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    Re: Could My Kodas Use More Power..?

    Just out of curiousity, why am I bottoming out with such low gain on such a small amp?
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    Re: Could My Kodas Use More Power..?

    Quote Originally Posted by supa_c
    Of course they could use more power.
    Sheesh, its been a while since youve last posted posted

    you doubled posted

    what were you thinking?


    run them into obilivion but keep the gains decent




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    Re: Could My Kodas Use More Power..?

    ib + clipped signal = horrible sound. you can make it bottom out using your HU if you try




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    Re: Could My Kodas Use More Power..?

    Quote Originally Posted by audiolife
    how well do you have them installed? no gaps around the mids?
    I do have some gapage at the bottom. I never really even thought of that. Scientifically, how does this affect my mids? Canelation causing the noise?

    My HU doesn't have an internal amp..sorry..




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    Re: Could My Kodas Use More Power..?

    Quote Originally Posted by iamamp3pimp
    you doubled posted

    what were you thinking?


    run them into obilivion but keep the gains decent
    whoops, didnt even see that.




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    Quote Originally Posted by supa_c
    whoops, didnt even see that.

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    Re: Could My Kodas Use More Power..?

    Umm..so..to clear up confusion..

    The Mids arn't flush-mounted. What affect does this have..?

    Will I have my gains turn down severly with a larger amp..?
    Bad Example: Since my gain is at 45% with the 50wts, would a 100wt amp mean gain at 20%..? Thus making it worth the $$$ to buy.




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    Re: Could My Kodas Use More Power..?

    the woofers need a more constant pressure to the air around to driver front and back. if air the same air moves from front to back you have what i call a negitive air suspension meaning it will handle far less power. even in a "free air application you must seperate the air between the front and back of the speaker.



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