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    Diamond vs. FI.

    I am running a 12'' d6 at 500 rms right now. Should i go with another d6 and run both at 500 rms each. (amp is a d6 1000.1) or should I get rid of the d6 and go with a FI q 15? (1000rms @ 1 ohm) which will be louder/cleaner?

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    Re: Diamond vs. FI.

    2 12"s will have a bit of an advantage in cone area so a better chance to be louder but the Fi Q will probably sound nicer...

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    Re: Diamond vs. FI.

    I don't know if your amp puts out a true 1000 RMS, but if it doesn't get one that does.
    Either way - I would definitely get the 15" Q in a ported box. You won't be dissapointed.
    I went from 1 12" off 500 watts, to my 15" mag off 1000 and it is a huge difference.



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    Re: Diamond vs. FI.

    ahhh both of you guys are saying completely opposite things. =/



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    Re: Diamond vs. FI.

    Honestly i would go with the Q, the difference isn't that much between 2 12's and 1 15 in cone area plus the Q is more comparable to the d9 than the d6 so you'd have greater output, and get lower. I have a 15 fi Q which was an upgrade from my 2 12tc2+, just like the tc1000 and it gets alot louder and hit lower than my 12's did, while blending very well with my front stage.

    P.S. they were both getting the same power 450 a piece to the twelves and 900 to the 15



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    Re: Diamond vs. FI.

    i went from 2 15 inch pr's to one kicker 12"cvr to my 15" fi ssd i love my ssd way louder than the two pr's ever where



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    Re: Diamond vs. FI.

    Quote Originally Posted by SHOemup233 View Post
    I don't know if your amp puts out a true 1000 RMS, but if it doesn't get one that does.
    Either way - I would definitely get the 15" Q in a ported box. You won't be dissapointed.
    I went from 1 12" off 500 watts, to my 15" mag off 1000 and it is a huge difference.
    pretty sure those amps do rated



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    Re: Diamond vs. FI.

    d9>fi q had both d9 walks all over it in SQ



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    Re: Diamond vs. FI.

    send the d6 more power if you can, i didnt really like the one i have until i gave it around 900 or so.




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    Re: Diamond vs. FI.

    I really liked the D6's that I had. They didn't like 2400 rms daily though. LOL whodathunkit? Seriously though, that D6 could use a decent amount more power. I'd prolly pick up another D6 12 and a 2000ish watt amp for the pair. It would be a nice setup




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    Re: Diamond vs. FI.

    Q will outshine a D6 by a mile.........Havening owned both personally

    My pair of D6s used to run off a D61500.1 , so I am assuming that 1000.1 u have would be too small
    for 2 12s even though its an underrated amp




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