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    Sundown 2012 Amp Line... first bit of information!

    Just got my first pictures of the first completed prototype of the new SAZ-1500D v.3 model... so the cat is out of the bag on this one! As the model that got us started it is only appropriate that it is the first model to be shown in the 2012 trim!

    Newly tooled 2012 casing -- you can still tell it IS a Sundown amp but it is a refresher and also narrower. The FETs are mounted at a 45 degree angle to shrink the width AND avoid spring clips (which I've never liked). So we are getting the best of both worlds on that.


    * Fully custom tooled boards for all of our new 2012 models complete with fans. More photos to come as I get the other models done! Yes... you do see 16 power supply FETs in this amp along with four transformers.


    * We will use the fancier RCA plugs for production.



    So this has many things I've been asked for (smaller size and fan) and MANY improvements to design that were really just personal goals of mine. The entire line is stable to 19v as well.

    Power testing to come when it arrives... the SAX-125.4 model should be showing up within a week or so as well. Pictures of the completed prototype coming soon too!







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    Re: Sundown 2012 Amp Line... first bit of information!

    Looking awesome Jake... I give Sundown a lot of shit but you have been doing an awesome job with your company and it seems to keep getting better... These look very promising!



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    Re: Sundown 2012 Amp Line... first bit of information!

    Quote Originally Posted by Bettr n' Revrse View Post
    Looking awesome Jake... I give Sundown a lot of shit but you have been doing an awesome job with your company and it seems to keep getting better... These look very promising!
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    Quote Originally Posted by sundownz View Post
    Thanks
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    Re: Sundown 2012 Amp Line... first bit of information!

    Wow..forget gasoline, I'm saving for one of these!





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    Re: Sundown 2012 Amp Line... first bit of information!

    very nice jacob, i may have to get another sundown amp very soon ,loved my saz 4500 should have kept it,are any of the other saz amp going to be in the smaller foot print too?




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    Quote Originally Posted by mylows10 View Post
    very nice jacob, i may have to get another sundown amp very soon ,loved my saz 4500 should have kept it,are any of the other saz amp going to be in the smaller foot print too?
    I was wondering that as well? Also if you will make anything smaller?



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    Re: Sundown 2012 Amp Line... first bit of information!

    The 2012 line-up is going to look like so :

    SAX-150.2 (last one we will do)
    SAX-125.4
    SAZ-1200D (now a full SAZ model)
    SAZ-1500D v.3
    SAZ-2500D v.2
    SAZ-3500D v.2

    All of them will feature the new style casing and all new board designs.




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    Re: Sundown 2012 Amp Line... first bit of information!

    What's the pricing gonna be on the 1500? I know it's still early but I may wait on buying an amp of the price is there



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    Re: Sundown 2012 Amp Line... first bit of information!

    Looks nice. Should give me the prototype.




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    Re: Sundown 2012 Amp Line... first bit of information!

    Quote Originally Posted by falcons03079313 View Post
    What's the pricing gonna be on the 1500? I know it's still early but I may wait on buying an amp of the price is there
    Roughly identical to the 2011 models.




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    Quote Originally Posted by falcons03079313 View Post
    What's the pricing gonna be on the 1500? I know it's still early but I may wait on buying an amp of the price is there
    he got it.



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    Re: Sundown 2012 Amp Line... first bit of information!

    Quote Originally Posted by sundownz View Post
    Roughly identical to the 2011 models.
    Well then I may just have to wait



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    Re: Sundown 2012 Amp Line... first bit of information!

    are sax models (speaker amps) and saz models (sub amps) or whats the difference




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    Re: Sundown 2012 Amp Line... first bit of information!

    looks great!

    now just use heatsink fet clip anodized to red or blue and have a clear bottom




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