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    Re: New setup.. Your thoughts?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bettr n' Revrse View Post
    Wire down to 2 ohms and that amp will be fine
    As long as gains are set correctly. I'd use a DMM and set it to about 600w

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    Quote Originally Posted by 03Bonneville View Post
    And if I don't go with an audiopipe, what is another cheaper but quality amp that would work?
    Hifonics BRZ 1200

    Maybe a used Alpine/Kicker/Rockford that's rated to output about 500w at 2 ohms







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    Re: New setup.. Your thoughts?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tenacious View Post
    As long as gains are set correctly. I'd use a DMM and set it to about 600w

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    Hifonics BRZ 1200
    That's kinda out of my price range for an amp haha.




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    Re: New setup.. Your thoughts?

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    As long as gains are set correctly. I'd use a DMM and set it to about 600w

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    Honestly by ear would be fine with that amp only being rated for the rms of that sub and not knowing box specs anyway




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    Re: New setup.. Your thoughts?

    Quote Originally Posted by 03Bonneville View Post
    That's kinda out of my price range for an amp haha.
    I'd look for something used if I were you. I'm on a pretty tight budget too, I feel your pain




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    Re: New setup.. Your thoughts?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bettr n' Revrse View Post
    Honestly by ear would be fine with that amp only being rated for the rms of that sub and not knowing box specs anyway
    True, I've heard they clamp around 1300w anyways so probably around 650w at 2 ohms anyway




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    Re: New setup.. Your thoughts?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tenacious View Post
    True, I've heard they clamp around 1300w anyways so probably around 650w at 2 ohms anyway
    Unless he has a scope ear will get him close enough to the best results




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    Re: New setup.. Your thoughts?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tenacious View Post
    I'd look for something used if I were you. I'm on a pretty tight budget too, I feel your pain
    Haha exactly! But is the Boss amp that I have really that bad? I mean, I just want some quality bass in my car you know? I'm not planning on showing this off to anybody anyways..




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    Re: New setup.. Your thoughts?

    Quote Originally Posted by 03Bonneville View Post
    Haha exactly! But is the Boss amp that I have really that bad? I mean, I just want some quality bass in my car you know? I'm not planning on showing this off to anybody anyways..
    It's awful to be honest. It'll put out nowhere near what it says it does and the signal it's putting out is probably distorted which could damage your sub




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    It's awful to be honest. It'll put out nowhere near what it says it does and the signal it's putting out is probably distorted which could damage your sub
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    Re: New setup.. Your thoughts?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bettr n' Revrse View Post
    Yep
    This is off topic, but my first setup I used an old Rockford Punch 100a2 and it pushed my two Kicker 12's pretty well. Is that amp even in the ballpark anymore?




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    Re: New setup.. Your thoughts?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bettr n' Revrse View Post
    Wire down to 2 ohms and that amp will be fine
    apsm's are great little amps at two ohms. I loved it when I had mine on a d4. At 1 ohm it sounded icky tho.



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    Re: New setup.. Your thoughts?

    Quote Originally Posted by 03Bonneville View Post
    This is off topic, but my first setup I used an old Rockford Punch 100a2 and it pushed my two Kicker 12's pretty well. Is that amp even in the ballpark anymore?
    Some guys like to collect some of the older RF stuff but not many guys here use it...

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    apsm's are great little amps at two ohms. I loved it when I had mine on a d4. At 1 ohm it sounded icky tho.
    Id use them on a budget




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    Re: New setup.. Your thoughts?

    [QUOTE=Bettr n' Revrse;8298154]Some guys like to collect some of the older RF stuff but not many guys here use it...
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    Gotcha. So what I'm hearing is that the Boss amp is terrible and that it's not worth using. Am I right?




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    Quote Originally Posted by Bettr n' Revrse View Post
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    Gotcha. So what I'm hearing is that the Boss amp is terrible and that it's not worth using. Am I right?
    Pretty much




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    Re: New setup.. Your thoughts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 03Bonneville View Post

    Pretty much
    I just don't know if I'll be able to put the money out and buy one of the nicer ones.




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