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    3 Alpine Type S 12's or 2 Type R 12's?

    Yes its another one of those threads again. Might be helping a friend with an install with his ride. He might be taking me up on my JBL 1200.1.

    Was thinking of either 3 Alpine Type S Dual 4 ohm version or 2 Alpine Type R 12's dual 2 ohm version.

    So each Type S 12 would recieve 320 watts each which equals to 960 watts or
    Each Type R would recieve 600 watts each which equals 1200

    They are going in a sealed box that we are making. What do you all think? They will be the 2005 versions



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    Make the port as large and as round as possible. For example, a square port is more round than a rectangular one; an octogonal port is more round than a square port. Also, keep the number of ports down to one, if possible.




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    Re: 3 Alpine Type S 12's or 2 Type R 12's?

    I was thinking the three Type S's because of the more cone area



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    Quote Originally Posted by GeekSquad View Post
    Make the port as large and as round as possible. For example, a square port is more round than a rectangular one; an octogonal port is more round than a square port. Also, keep the number of ports down to one, if possible.

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    Re: 3 Alpine Type S 12's or 2 Type R 12's?

    2 Rs..

    Should be more than enough..






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    Re: 3 Alpine Type S 12's or 2 Type R 12's?

    what I was thinkin... anyone else?



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    Quote Originally Posted by GeekSquad View Post
    Make the port as large and as round as possible. For example, a square port is more round than a rectangular one; an octogonal port is more round than a square port. Also, keep the number of ports down to one, if possible.

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    Re: 3 Alpine Type S 12's or 2 Type R 12's?

    R's...they wang...dont know bout S's...never really heard a type S



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    Re: 3 Alpine Type S 12's or 2 Type R 12's?

    Hmmm it may be the R's then. maybe im wrong



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    Quote Originally Posted by GeekSquad View Post
    Make the port as large and as round as possible. For example, a square port is more round than a rectangular one; an octogonal port is more round than a square port. Also, keep the number of ports down to one, if possible.

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    Re: 3 Alpine Type S 12's or 2 Type R 12's?

    not a fan of sealed boxes but go w/the 3 type s



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    Re: 3 Alpine Type S 12's or 2 Type R 12's?

    2 R's. but keep lookin Alpine,Kicker, and Pioneer aren't the only companies out there....




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    Re: 3 Alpine Type S 12's or 2 Type R 12's?

    do the R's, u wont be dissappointed




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    Re: 3 Alpine Type S 12's or 2 Type R 12's?

    I would go with the R's, I've heard 2 S 12's in a sealed box and one R 12 in a sealed box, the R owned the both of the S's.




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    Re: 3 Alpine Type S 12's or 2 Type R 12's?

    Quote Originally Posted by limitkid7
    not a fan of sealed boxes but go w/the 3 type s

    Oh I know, I would get two RE SE's if the funds were available. I can get the 3 Type S's for $250 shipped and 2 R's for $240 shipped. All 2005 models



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    Quote Originally Posted by GeekSquad View Post
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    Re: 3 Alpine Type S 12's or 2 Type R 12's?

    2 R's i had 2 on 1000rms and they sounded RIGHT.




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    Re: 3 Alpine Type S 12's or 2 Type R 12's?

    Quote Originally Posted by Alpineinstaller
    2 R's i had 2 on 1000rms and they sounded RIGHT.
    sealed or ported?



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    Quote Originally Posted by GeekSquad View Post
    Make the port as large and as round as possible. For example, a square port is more round than a rectangular one; an octogonal port is more round than a square port. Also, keep the number of ports down to one, if possible.

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