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    How much power is too much for a 13w6v2

    Im fairly new to this forum, looking to purchase a 13w6v2. But before I do I was wondering for a 13w6v2 in a sealed box. How much power is safe. I want to get optimum sound, but dont want to damage the sub either. So about how many watts RMS would be good? and any suggestions on amps is welcomed.


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    Re: How much power is too much for a 13w6v2

    a 300 watt amp or 400 i think jl might have some or a kicker would work. I wouldnt give that sub more than 300 rms maybe 350




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    Re: How much power is too much for a 13w6v2

    u could easily run alot more to it than that....maybe a 500/1 jl slash would do ok. or maybe a good 800 watt amp, with the gain down a tad. it's all up to u




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    Re: How much power is too much for a 13w6v2

    How would the Kicker ZX750.1 handle, does 750x1 at 2 ohms. Would that be good for a 13w6v2? The thing is id have it wired with the Remote Bass Control So sometimes id crank it completely. Is that too much to crank? or should I go with the 650 watt kicker? or 500/1 JL?




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    Re: How much power is too much for a 13w6v2

    stay around 500rms



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    Re: How much power is too much for a 13w6v2

    im sure you would be ok with over 500, but if you want the warranty maybe not. it's all up to u.




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    Re: How much power is too much for a 13w6v2

    enclosure also plays a role in this



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    Re: How much power is too much for a 13w6v2

    ya, for sure. with a sealed box, it will handle more power. keep that in mind




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    Re: How much power is too much for a 13w6v2

    Quote Originally Posted by Dak446 View Post
    ya, for sure. with a sealed box, it will handle more power. keep that in mind
    Its gonna be in a sealed box. bout how much more power do you think?




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    Re: How much power is too much for a 13w6v2

    Quote Originally Posted by Etac View Post
    enclosure also plays a role in this
    mechanically-yes
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    You could feed that thing 750 clean watts all day long.
    Seeing you like to play w/ the remote bass control. I'd set your gain w/ the boast maxed out, to insure its only getting clean power.

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    Re: How much power is too much for a 13w6v2

    As per JL it looks like 650rms without voiding the warranty.



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    When the coil starts to smell.




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    Re: How much power is too much for a 13w6v2

    I have one of those subs in a Mustang stealthbox and according to the documentation that came with it, it is only rated for 500 watts RMS and JL recommends the 500/1 (what a surprise). On JL Audio's website, they say 750 watts power handling, but don't specify RMS. Right now, I am feeding it 650 RMS off the Class D section of my 25 to Life Power 1000 and it seems to be taking it fine



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    Re: How much power is too much for a 13w6v2

    If it starts to smoke turn the gain down a hair




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    Re: How much power is too much for a 13w6v2

    Quote Originally Posted by gunz4me View Post
    I have one of those subs in a Mustang stealthbox and according to the documentation that came with it, it is only rated for 500 watts RMS and JL recommends the 500/1 (what a surprise). On JL Audio's website, they say 750 watts power handling, but don't specify RMS. Right now, I am feeding it 650 RMS off the Class D section of my 25 to Life Power 1000 and it seems to be taking it fine
    How long have u had that setup for?




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