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    Is Audiobahn good now??

    Hey all. Ive been out of the caraudio scene for the most part, for a couple years now. When I left, Audiobahn was... okay, but pretty much a lower quality brand. But now Im seeing something different from them. Im seeing subs with what looks like alot of attention to detail (cosmetics, mat'ls, specs, etc), and for good prices, such as from Ikesound. Im looking to drop a new system in my blazer, was thinking of going with 4 subs this time, something like IDQ's. But, now Im seeing I can pick up a couple Audiobahn's for $200-300 that have the long excursion and high power handling (like the old GZ Nukes that were popular last time I was on the scene).

    My questions: Has Audiobahn stepped up and started producing some nice subs? Can their specs be believed? Im looking for good SQ that gets loud (hence the idea of 4 IDQ's), which of the Audiobahn's work best for that? I saw they have regular subs, long excursion, super duper long excursion, insanely lone excursion and extreme excursion (j/k heh... but they do have alot to chose from). Are any of these long excursion subs good for tight SQ too? Would I be better off with a couple of the long excursion subs, than say 4 IDQ's?

    Any input is appreciated.







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    Re: Is Audiobahn good now??

    audiobahn ***** for quality, and i hear they wont always live up to their power ratings...




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    Re: Is Audiobahn good now??

    Quote Originally Posted by Moe Lester
    audiobahn ***** for quality, and i hear they wont always live up to their power ratings...
    Have you ever owned a pair?

    The general concesus is that Audiobahn are only good for getting loud. In most cases they lack sound quality. But as we should all know by now sound quality is a matter of opinion and mostly effected by instal.




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    Re: Is Audiobahn good now??

    Okay thanks for the info, sounds like they haven't changed much.




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    Re: Is Audiobahn good now??

    SQ is not their thing, but if ur lookin 4 spl then hello Audiobahn




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    way to bring up a dead thread, smooth move x-lax



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    Re: Is Audiobahn good now??

    lol ive never heard that b4




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    Re: Is Audiobahn good now??

    I had a 15" aluminum cone audiobahn, it had GREAT sound quality. Ran it at 3 ohms into an MTX 1000d amp. Should of been seeing around 800rms at 12.5 volts. Never had a problem with it.




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    Ehhh..I still say Audiobahn is all show no go if you ask me. Too much chrome not enough performance.



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    Re: Is Audiobahn good now??

    my only experiance with audiobahn is when i hade 2 10 aw1000q subs and let me tell you i hated them. i had 2 pyramid subs the hit harder than these things not to mention they were rated at 600w rms each and i had an amp that gave them 450 each and i was getting a lot of cracking and distortion out of them. in my opinion audiobahn is more abut show than sound. but thats just my opinion based on the subs i have had




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    Re: Is Audiobahn good now??

    I still dont trust the company, some of the amps are not bad





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    Re: Is Audiobahn good now??

    Plus, I'm not really into supporting a company that steals designs from other companies.




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    Immortal, **cough**





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    Re: Is Audiobahn good now??

    Quote Originally Posted by denim
    Immortal, **cough**
    Also, Audiobahn's horn bodies are carbon copies of Image Dyamics horn bodies....right down to the trademark Image Dymanics molds into the horn body. But ofcourse, Audiobahn uses much, much, much lower quality material than ID does to make them......along with crappy little diaphrams nowhere near the same quality.




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    Re: Is Audiobahn good now??

    i have 2 12" audiobahn high excurson subs that are rated at 1600 watts and they can get LOUD but the sound quality ***** they rattle crack and make all kinds of noises




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