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    which amp should i get for Power hx2?

    Whats up everyone. havent been on here in a while. but i have a question. which amp should i get to power my Rockford Power Hx2 12? I thought about a JBL 1200.1 but i didnt quite know. Just want some ideas. And i guess my price range would be about 420



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    http://caraudio.com/vb/showthread.php?s=&threadid=31963

    Look for ~ 1000 x 1 @ 1ohm.

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    Hmmm, its kinda hard trying to find a amp stable down to 1ohm. How much of a difference would 2ohm be? And is the JBL 1200.1 amp stable down to 1ohm? if so, then i think this would be my best option



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    get one of the tsunami db 1100s that ed is selling for 260



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    get an amp that'd do about 1000w@1ohm or 1000w@4ohms. If it's going into a ported box, you don't need all 1000watts...

    avionixx 800.2 comes to mind...about 900w@4ohms.



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    but wouldnt 1000Watts going into a ported box sound lovely? Or will i harm anything?



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    Originally posted by KARLEON
    but wouldnt 1000Watts going into a ported box sound lovely? Or will i harm anything?
    I think RF products have been known to take quite the beating... 1000watts in a ported enclosure won't hurt it thermally, I'm sure.

    You would be hurting the sub if you don't have a subsonic filter and play ridiculously low notes. If you don't plan on listening to whales communicate, you should be fine.



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    Originally posted by KARLEON
    but wouldnt 1000Watts going into a ported box sound lovely? Or will i harm anything?
    You'll love it...only thing you'll harm is your ears

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    awww, i never listen anyways. so im willing to put my hearing on the line. Oh and by the way, how good of an amp is the tsunami db1100? and will that perform well with the power hx2 12?



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    Originally posted by KARLEON
    awww, i never listen anyways. so im willing to put my hearing on the line. Oh and by the way, how good of an amp is the tsunami db1100? and will that perform well with the power hx2 12?
    Yeah...it will - thats going to be loud lol.

    http://edesignaudio.com/ep/ampspec/tsunamispec.htm

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    my bestfriend owed me about 200 dollars, so he sold some of his stuff to this local stereo shop for a 1 12 vented enclosure. Its pretty big. I have a honda accord and it fits nicely. I need to measure the inside to make sure its straight. but it looks good.



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    i'd go wt the jbl, huh i already did.
    yea the 1200.1 is stable down to 1 ohm, but it doesn't get any louder it's 1200@2ohms and 1200@1ohm......



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    Originally posted by djjdnap
    i'd go wt the jbl, huh i already did.
    yea the 1200.1 is stable down to 1 ohm, but it doesn't get any louder it's 1200@2ohms and 1200@1ohm......
    Actually people have tested their 1200.1's up at around 1350 RMS x 1 @ 1ohm. It also lacks a subsonic filter, so there's another 35 bucks if you'll be using a ported box.

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    yea i still have not gotten a ssf yet oh well i got a sealed box anyway.



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    lol, ok so now yall confusing me. which amp would push it better. the jbl or the tsunami db1100? im thinking tsunami since the JBL lacks a Subsonic Filter and that would be a lil more money i'd have to put into it. but which ever amp will push the sub the hardest and best, then thats where i want to go. so which would you get between the 2? and by the way, THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP.



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