View Poll Results: Which sub is overall better?

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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    everyone thinks the Q is a SQ sub just because Fi says it is...







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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Quote Originally Posted by MONSONwarrior View Post
    ^^ You did something wrong. You probably didn't think it was moving or anything because it was an 18, it's obviously not going to look like it moves as far as a 10 because of the cone size.

    but OP, my vote is ID, even though I'm running Fi
    Not only that, but you could barely hear it. My shallow 12 in a probox was louder b4 the extra power.




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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Quote Originally Posted by princ3cmo View Post
    Not only that, but you could barely hear it. My shallow 12 in a probox was louder b4 the extra power.
    Yeah, you did something wrong.



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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Quote Originally Posted by princ3cmo View Post
    I agree. I had a Q and it wasn't all its hyped up to be IMO. Given it was an 18, it needed tons of power to do anything. Then when it got the power it blew up. Guess that's why all I hear about is Fi recones. By no means is it bad sounding, just not reliable. I have some old school w6s that wont quit and they sound just as good if not better. IMO
    Recones have almost always to do with user abuse, improper gain settings, wrong/poor enclosures, or driving the speaker well past it's intended design. Reliability is not an issue with Fi in the slightest.





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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Quote Originally Posted by 95saturn View Post
    everyone thinks the Q is a SQ sub just because Fi says it is...
    Seeing the incredible similarities to a prior sub woofer that was priced much higher and was touted as the greatest SQ sub woofer of all time on here, I find it hard to believe the Q is sound quality based only due to marketing......





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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Quote Originally Posted by 95saturn View Post
    all of you are so pathetic. first of all, T/S specs are NOT accurate. and second of all, its all about the install. to the audible ear with the same power, you are not going to hear a difference in "clarity".


    goodness...



    but on my vote, i choose the ID. Very well built drivers and i think the Q is very overrated. It's been the nuthugging Fi sub for quite some time.
    Why is it over-rated? You say it like Fi subs aren't well built. lol. And I'm pretty sure the BTL is the line that everyone raves about most.

    Quote Originally Posted by princ3cmo View Post
    I agree. I had a Q and it wasn't all its hyped up to be IMO. Given it was an 18, it needed tons of power to do anything. Then when it got the power it blew up. Guess that's why all I hear about is Fi recones. By no means is it bad sounding, just not reliable. I have some old school w6s that wont quit and they sound just as good if not better. IMO
    You definitely did something wrong and then blamed the driver. lol. You must have had a shitty ass box.



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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Quote Originally Posted by denim View Post
    Seeing the incredible similarities to a prior sub woofer that was priced much higher and was touted as the greatest SQ sub woofer of all time on here, I find it hard to believe the Q is sound quality based only due to marketing......

    I SAY....if this sub is so amazing! Then someone should have been bought this blown 18 off me! But not the case either lol




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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Quote Originally Posted by slim2fattycake View Post
    Why is it over-rated? You say it like Fi subs aren't well built. lol. And I'm pretty sure the BTL is the line that everyone raves about most.



    You definitely did something wrong and then blamed the driver. lol. You must have had a shitty ass box.
    Idk what it was...maybe it was me. Nonetheless I won't buy another Fi sub for a while. Lol




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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    so how much do you want for that Q you blew then?



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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Quote Originally Posted by slim2fattycake View Post
    Why is it over-rated? You say it like Fi subs aren't well built. lol. And I'm pretty sure the BTL is the line that everyone raves about most.



    You definitely did something wrong and then blamed the driver. lol. You must have had a shitty ass box.
    no, they are just so high spoken of for being SQ subs. When it comes to sound quality, there is no significant difference that you can hear to the ear.




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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    You can say that of any other SQ sub then. Its perception from the listeners. You may not be able to hear the difference but someone else can. I do agree with you because my ears aren't as sensitive and I'm happy they aren't sensitive but its still perception.

    Fuck, people suck the nut sweat from any TC sounds sub for being the god of all SQ when they are nothing special. And the guys at Fi actually have said that the Q now isn't as geared toward SQ as it used to be, IIRC from chatroom comments with them.



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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    for spl fi q
    for sq idmax

    ive heard fi q, nothing special about it, sounded just like an ssd just louder because it handles more watts



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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Quote Originally Posted by Cruzer View Post
    for spl fi q
    for sq idmax

    ive heard fi q, nothing special about it, sounded just like an ssd just louder because it handles more watts
    thank you. its all everyones personal perceptions on it.




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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Now we are getting some good arguments! Thanks for all the input so far. Seems to be a lot closer than Boomsday said it would be. On DIYMA it was much more swayed to the ID, of course.



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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Round 3!



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