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    Would throwing more power at a SE-12

    For example going from my current 600.1 to a 1200.1? Or would it smoke it?

    I want to keep my box size which is about 1.0 sealed but wouldn't mind the bass being a little stronger. I have a 1200 sitting here and thought about using it with this sub or maybe stepping up to an SX if 1.0 will work for it.



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    Re: Would throwing more power at a SE-12

    Anyone?



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    Re: Would throwing more power at a SE-12

    Do it. Why would it smoke it??? As they say, "Watch your gains!!' as though they are saying "Don't say I didn't warn you." The antidote for fear is knowledge my friend. Doubling the power will give you a 3db net gain. Is it worth it to you??? Also, a sub in a sealed enclosure will require more power for the same spl than a sub in a larger sealed or ported enclosure....if I'm not mistaken.



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    Re: Would throwing more power at a SE-12

    Given that then how much dB gain would the 1200.1 with an SX-12 give?



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    Re: Would throwing more power at a SE-12

    get another SE ouble cand it will give you +6 decible increase (double power + done)




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    Re: Would throwing more power at a SE-12

    oh and with the SX theres no way to tell because it is a whole different driver and it is SPL oriented but it is safe to say that the SX will take a **** on the SE in loudness




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