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    Fi Q 12" with only 1,000 watts, ok?

    Technically it could be 1,100 watts but I've heard the hifonics aren't easy to get the full power out of.

    Specifically it's a BRX1100.D link to specs

    It would be in a 2 cube 32hz box in the trunk

    I have no problem getting the Fi SSD if I won't be able to get all that extra excursion and other good stuff out of the Q, but if I can I will

    I listen to mostly hip hop type music and it's usually loud







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    Re: Fi Q 12" with only 1,000 watts, ok?

    Quote Originally Posted by lakaiguy View Post
    Technically it could be 1,100 watts but I've heard the hifonics aren't easy to get the full power out of.

    Specifically it's a BRX1100.D link to specs

    It would be in a 2 cube 32hz box in the trunk

    I have no problem getting the Fi SSD if I won't be able to get all that extra excursion and other good stuff out of the Q, but if I can I will

    I listen to mostly hip hop type music and it's usually loud
    There is nothing wrong with under powering a subwoofer. Just be sure to set gains correctly.



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    Re: Fi Q 12" with only 1,000 watts, ok?

    I-lo-cano?




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    Re: Fi Q 12" with only 1,000 watts, ok?

    The q used to be rated at 1000 but since most people ran them on more fi bumped the rating so they could bump the ssd up to 1000w from their 500w position. The q motor never really changed



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    Re: Fi Q 12" with only 1,000 watts, ok?

    Quote Originally Posted by winkychevelle View Post
    The q used to be rated at 1000 but since most people ran them on more fi bumped the rating so they could bump the ssd up to 1000w from their 500w position. The q motor never really changed
    You learn something new everyday... I did not know of this. Interesting.



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    Re: Fi Q 12" with only 1,000 watts, ok?

    **** you winky!!

    Deep down I was hoping people would say "no get the ssd" cause then I would save money

    Looks like I'm dropping some coin, thanks a lot




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    Re: Fi Q 12" with only 1,000 watts, ok?

    Quote Originally Posted by lakaiguy View Post
    **** you winky!!

    Deep down I was hoping people would say "no get the ssd" cause then I would save money

    Looks like I'm dropping some coin, thanks a lot
    Good luck with your project @lakaiguy ; You know you would've saved a lot if you got it from me. Still brand new too. It's all good though.. I know you have your reasons.. Make sure you use thick gauge wires to get the most out of your amp. If you're gonna run 1 ohm then definitely have your electrical on check. (Good battery and maybe even H/O alternator)




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    Re: Fi Q 12" with only 1,000 watts, ok?

    Quote Originally Posted by blazian87 View Post
    Good luck with your project @lakaiguy ; You know you would've saved a lot if you got it from me. Still brand new too. It's all good though.. I know you have your reasons.. Make sure you use thick gauge wires to get the most out of your amp. If you're gonna run 1 ohm then definitely have your electrical on check. (Good battery and maybe even H/O alternator)
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    Re: Fi Q 12" with only 1,000 watts, ok?

    It is capable of playing hip hop at loud levels but that is not really the intention behind the Q design. It is geared more towards sound quality builds which most of the time is the exact opposite of hip hop at high output. I honestly think the ssd would be a better suit for what it seems you like music wise. The BL is probably better as well and is around the same price as the Q but looks like it is geared much towards ported only.



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    Re: Fi Q 12" with only 1,000 watts, ok?

    The Q likes lows and has very flat response in a proper box and generally they do very well in sealed applications, With hip hop music, you'd want booming loud and you'd want lows also, an FI BL would definitely be a better choice for your wants. Also with that amp choice if your getting it new for around 200$, you can get this for the same price but better quality Precision Power PPI BK1800.1D 1800W RMS Mono Class D Black Ice Car Amp (BK18001D) not to mention enough power for whichever sub you'd want.



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    Re: Fi Q 12" with only 1,000 watts, ok?

    Honestly, I feel it is a win win. I really like the SSD, but if you can budget a little more, I feel the Q is worth it.





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    Re: Fi Q 12" with only 1,000 watts, ok?

    Fi Q 12 ordered last night!!!!!

    I'll let you all know how it sounds in about 10-15 long agonizing days




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    Re: Fi Q 12" with only 1,000 watts, ok?

    Not to burst your bubble, but I hear they're running around 12 weeks or so right now at Fi.



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    Re: Fi Q 12" with only 1,000 watts, ok?

    I ran 1100 rms to a Q on 99% hip-hop. Very pleased with the accuracy and got loud too. I can definitely tell a difference in the accuracy between the Q and Type R's




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    Re: Fi Q 12" with only 1,000 watts, ok?

    Quote Originally Posted by Milk Mayne View Post
    Not to burst your bubble, but I hear they're running around 12 weeks or so right now at Fi.
    wow you're kidding right? An email from Fi a couple days ago said that the lead time was still 10-15 days




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