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    SQ Sub Decision

    Back to the drawing board as my original plans didn't work out. I'm looking for single 12" SQ sub with a good amount of output for a small Focus hatchback. I'll will be running it off a Zapco 4 channel amp (Z-150.4) bridged at 450w (thanks to Tenacious recommendation). $350 give or take is my budget. I'm probably going to have to run it sealed to save on space, so out of the list below, what would your recommend? Or something else???

    IDQv3 or IDMAXv3
    Fi Q12
    Incriminator Audio Flatyne (This is probably the highest on my list at the moment)
    TC Sounds LMS-R

    SPECS on the Zapco Z-150.4:
    Stereo, 4 ohms: 4 x 150 Watts
    Stereo, 2 ohms: 4 x 250 Watts
    Bridged, 4 ohm: 2 x 450 Watts
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    Re: SQ Sub Decision

    I ran my Skar vvx 15 on sealed and the sub hit lows very nicely




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    Re: SQ Sub Decision

    Quote Originally Posted by naughtyca View Post
    I ran my Skar vvx 15 on sealed and the sub hit lows very nicely
    Wow, their VVX-12v2 looks really nice, thanks for the suggestion...




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    Re: SQ Sub Decision

    A lot of people here does not like the owner of Skar but the sub itself performs. and you can buy it at Sonic electronics now




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    Re: SQ Sub Decision

    Sealed, SQ, 450w, $350

    1st choice would be the JL w6v2 since that's pretty much how I'm running mine (but the dual 4 ohm vc would kill that option), IDQv3, or IA Flatlyne


    That Skar (based on the sub itself, not the owner) and DC subs shouldn't even be on the list. The IDMAX will want more power as will the TC sub.

    I would go IDQv3.




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    Re: SQ Sub Decision

    You're limited to either 150 W x 2 on a dual 4 ohm sub or 450W x 1 to a single 4 ohm sub. My best options are dual 4 ohm only without going to special order models.

    CDT Audio QES-1220 - pm for a better price
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    On that amp I think the TX124 would make better use of the limited power.




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    Re: SQ Sub Decision

    Quote Originally Posted by Why So Cereal? View Post
    Sealed, SQ, 450w, $350

    1st choice would be the JL w6v2 since that's pretty much how I'm running mine (but the dual 4 ohm vc would kill that option), IDQv3, or IA Flatlyne


    That Skar (based on the sub itself, not the owner) and DC subs shouldn't even be on the list. The IDMAX will want more power as will the TC sub.

    I would go IDQv3.
    Thanks for the suggestion, I hear everyone talking about the IDQ and how well it is. Does anyone know the difference from v3 or the new v4's?




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    Re: SQ Sub Decision

    Quote Originally Posted by trumpet View Post
    You're limited to either 150 W x 2 on a dual 4 ohm sub or 450W x 1 to a single 4 ohm sub. My best options are dual 4 ohm only without going to special order models.

    CDT Audio QES-1220 - pm for a better price
    Diamond SX124

    On that amp I think the TX124 would make better use of the limited power.
    Wow, the QES -1220 looks to be an amazing sub and the size seems to be spot on for a small box, do you think it would be underpowered? FYI, I've added the specs of the Zapco to the first post.




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    Re: SQ Sub Decision

    Quote Originally Posted by Nibrok View Post
    Wow, the QES -1220 looks to be an amazing sub and the size seems to be spot on for a small box, do you think it would be underpowered? FYI, I've added the specs of the Zapco to the first post.
    Yes, with only 150W per coil I think the QES-1220 would be underpowered. It would of course still play, but you'd have to go ported to get good output. That's the trade-off of going with a sub that works in a tiny sealed enclosure, they take more power because they're less efficient.




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    I vote SSA Gcon





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    Re: SQ Sub Decision

    Quote Originally Posted by Nibrok View Post
    Thanks for the suggestion, I hear everyone talking about the IDQ and how well it is. Does anyone know the difference from v3 or the new v4's?
    if my memory serves me right, they just changed the basket design. call them up, theyre really helpful over there.



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