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    Icon13 Audioque HDC3 18 on crescendo bc 5500

    Just a lil video of my spare 18 sub im using while i build my box for 6 15s..
    sounds cool but do u think the sub can handle the amp at 1 ohm? just low gain levels?

    18 inch Audioque HDC3 @ 4 ohms on crescendo bc 5500 - YouTube



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    Re: Audioque HDC3 18 on crescendo bc 5500

    no one with similar setup?



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    Re: Audioque HDC3 18 on crescendo bc 5500

    At 4 ohms that amp is probably only giving it 1200W, I suspect you'd be fine. At 1 ohm or under I think that sub would start getting smelly quick.




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    Re: Audioque HDC3 18 on crescendo bc 5500

    yea thats what i was thinking , its a spare sub so i didnt wanna mess it up b4 i had the chance to sell it so ill just keep it at 4 i guess just ***** when your use to atleast 4 15s lol



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    Re: Audioque HDC3 18 on crescendo bc 5500

    Quote Originally Posted by Joe562MMA View Post
    yea thats what i was thinking , its a spare sub so i didnt wanna mess it up b4 i had the chance to sell it so ill just keep it at 4 i guess just ***** when your use to atleast 4 15s lol
    Yeah, well if you don't like to recone trying to feed 5K to that 18 won't be fun for long and still won't get you the output you're used to.




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    Re: Audioque HDC3 18 on crescendo bc 5500

    yea true its just a holod me off systemn until i build my box



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    Re: Audioque HDC3 18 on crescendo bc 5500

    Idk. Id set the gains for about 3k with a dmm and let it get down. If its clean power im thinking it can handle it

    ---------- Post added at 02:05 AM ---------- Previous post was at 02:04 AM ----------

    Thats just me tho. Ive seen more then 3k on them daily



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    Re: Audioque HDC3 18 on crescendo bc 5500

    i dont have a dmm available well i do but its about a 40 minute drive plus im just using this to hold me over until my box is finished



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    Re: Audioque HDC3 18 on crescendo bc 5500

    Quote Originally Posted by Joe562MMA View Post
    i dont have a dmm available well i do but its about a 40 minute drive plus im just using this to hold me over until my box is finished
    I see... It should do pretty well on that amp tho. Id like to get ahold of the bc3k my self



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    Re: Audioque HDC3 18 on crescendo bc 5500

    well if you dont have a dmm or o-scope how do you know your not clipping it now?...



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    Re: Audioque HDC3 18 on crescendo bc 5500

    I don't suggest over 1500 per HDC3 for daily..I even think 1500 is to much for them.

    But what do I know......




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    Re: Audioque HDC3 18 on crescendo bc 5500

    Quote Originally Posted by pro-rabbit View Post
    I don't suggest over 1500 per HDC3 for daily..I even think 1500 is to much for them.

    But what do I know......
    Eh I beg the differ if you know what your doing and have the proper box. I ran my HDC3 for over a year off a Audioque 3500 at 1ohm set with o-scope. Unless your just daily listening to test tones for a 2 hour drive...a 30 minute drive at even full tilt with amp rise will likely not kill it soon... All things correct that is.



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    Re: Audioque HDC3 18 on crescendo bc 5500

    Quote Originally Posted by TrlcKed_OuT View Post
    Eh I beg the differ if you know what your doing and have the proper box. I ran my HDC3 for over a year off a Audioque 3500 at 1ohm set with o-scope. Unless your just daily listening to test tones for a 2 hour drive...a 30 minute drive at even full tilt with amp rise will likely not kill it soon... All things correct that is.

    Depends greatly on the music and actual power you were seeing daily. I have ran similar setups while employed at AQ and also done "torture" tests on them. In the end anything past 1500rms on a setup that is used more then a few seconds, the sub will fail. I'm sorry, but there is just not another way to say that. It is application specific, but the ending result never changes.

    Will it work for a while? Sure...but heat build up will happen and if you don't shut it down..well it will fail.




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    Re: Audioque HDC3 18 on crescendo bc 5500

    does the fact that its at 4 ohms seeing that power make any difference ?



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    Re: Audioque HDC3 18 on crescendo bc 5500

    Quote Originally Posted by TrlcKed_OuT View Post
    well if you dont have a dmm or o-scope how do you know your not clipping it now?...
    you really dont. but with better electrical it makes less chances of clip



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