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    Need a good 12" recommendation

    have an amp and box already. Hoping to pick up an awesome 12" that will work well with both.

    amp is:
    200W x 2 chan. RMS @ 4 Ohm Stereo
    300W x 2 chan. RMS @ 2 Ohm Stereo
    800W x 1 chan. RMS @ 4 Ohm Mono

    Box is:
    14"x14"x16" O.D. .75" material = 5.7 cu ft ID? not sure I did the calculation right...

    Trying to stay under $100

    Here's what I've been looking at so far:
    REF-TM12.4 - 12" Tidal Audio Subwoofer Dual 4 Ohm OEM by Image Dynamics

    running the 1x800 @4 split

    any better suggestions?







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    Re: Need a good 12" recommendation

    What amp are you using? 2x300 at 2ohms doesn't equate to 1x800 at 4ohms.



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    Re: Need a good 12" recommendation

    And what's your budget for a sub?



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    Re: Need a good 12" recommendation

    amp is: MA Audio HK-798

    Budget is preferably less than $100... but its somewhat flexible...




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    Re: Need a good 12" recommendation

    Realistically your seeing more like 400 RMS x 1 @ 4ohm mono



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    Re: Need a good 12" recommendation

    The box you have built is 1.31ft^3 before sub displacement. The Tidal sub you listed will not work well with that amp. You want something that will give you a 4ohm final load, so a SVC4ohm od DVC2ohm sub is what you're after.



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    Re: Need a good 12" recommendation

    ahh... I've been out of the game far too long... forgot about that...

    they have a DVC 2ohm version also
    REF-TM12.2 - 12" Tidal Audio Subwoofer Dual 2 Ohm OEM by Image Dynamics

    Is that a good sub tho? enough room in that box? work well with the amp? lots of boom?
    Recommended me something nicer if not.

    saw this mentioned in another thread... a bit higher in price tho, but svc 4ohm. Dayton RSS315HF-4 12" Reference HF Subwoofer 4 Ohm | Parts-Express.com




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    Re: Need a good 12" recommendation

    that black eye looks nice



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    Re: Need a good 12" recommendation

    I'm seeing mixed reviews on the black eye subs (and seller)

    the MB quartz looks nice... a bit out of the budget but I may have to cave for it.




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    Re: Need a good 12" recommendation

    I'd go with the Mach 5 IXL SL, made for sealed boxes.



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    Re: Need a good 12" recommendation

    anywhere to buy it for less than $170? It looks nice but thats stretching the budget




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    Re: Need a good 12" recommendation

    Quote Originally Posted by gm2 View Post
    anywhere to buy it for less than $170? It looks nice but thats stretching the budget
    not unless u go used, id go with the mb quart then

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    exile also are some amazing subs 75 each wow new, origional engineers of phoenix gold. i have heard them and they are amazing

    http://exilecaraudio.com/products/su.../?model=xpe12d




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    Re: Need a good 12" recommendation

    Quote Originally Posted by gm2 View Post
    anywhere to buy it for less than $170? It looks nice but thats stretching the budget
    Nope, they only sell direct.



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    Re: Need a good 12" recommendation

    WB12-4 12 WILD BEAST 4 ohm SVC - WILDBEAST - Cadence Acoustics, LTD
    also can get this big boy for 100 shipped, 3 inch coil amazing sub, super effecient. ran 4 of these in my grand prix and people were amazed




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