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    System for $400-$500

    First off I'd like to say this is my first post, and if I'm in the wrong sub-forum i apologize. Now, to my question: I am soon to get my first car, and am looking to buy a system also at the same time. My budget is the same as title and I was previously looking at the Kicker 10DCVR122, which are around $400 for the matching subwoofers & enclosure. Adding an amp would go a little over my budget but I could make it happen somehow. But just a few minutes ago i started reading how kickers are the mainstream rip off (similiar to an apple vs mobile market setting) and i could get subs, an amp, and an aftermarket head unit all for around my budget that was higher quality. I came here for a confirmation to that and maybe some ideas. i also have never hooked up a system but i have many friends that have set up systems around me, and that would volunteer to help so "user-friendliness" could help if that's a real variable.

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    Re: System for $400-$500

    4-500 will buy a nice set of subs




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    Re: System for $400-$500

    a system is VERY easy to hook up, there are tutorials on here about it, i can like them to you if you want..

    Kickers subs, and speakers, are all relatively trash, and MUCH better can be had for the money. They however do make pretty decent amplifiers, they do above rated power, pretty efficient, etc

    I have some audioz youd be interested in, if you want, PM me.




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    Re: System for $400-$500

    Is the budget just for a sub stage ?



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    Re: System for $400-$500

    Quote Originally Posted by 04murdalanche View Post
    a system is VERY easy to hook up, there are tutorials on here about it, i can like them to you if you want..

    Kickers subs, and speakers, are all relatively trash, and MUCH better can be had for the money. They however do make pretty decent amplifiers, they do above rated power, pretty efficient, etc

    I have some audioz youd be interested in, if you want, PM me.
    send me an offer on my 2 blown sa's bruh




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    Re: System for $400-$500

    The budget is for Subs and an amp. If i can fit a head unit in there then so be it but i will worry about that last as i have an older head unit a friend didn't want anymore that works with subs.




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    send me an offer on my 2 blown sa's bruh
    i just bought 4 brand new sa-8s for 75 a piece via @woofercooker ;




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    Quote Originally Posted by 04murdalanche View Post
    i just bought 4 brand new sa-8s for 75 a piece via @woofercooker ;
    cool. ill keep these then




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    Re: System for $400-$500

    i'm still waiting to hear from sundown about your recones tony.op i can set you up with something ,new, probably would be only one sub and a amp box and amp kit for 500 or so ,hit me up if interested.




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    Quote Originally Posted by CAT MAN View Post
    cool. ill keep these then
    throw em in your ma's car, suprise her she'd love them!

    Im gonna PM you on a box soon.




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    Re: System for $400-$500

    Get a ascendant audio chaos and Mb quart dcs 1500 and get a 4awg wiring kit. Would work perfectly fine and should be almost exactly 500$ and would be better than those kickers.

    P.S. catman had a mbquart dcs, not sure if hes still got it or not. Prolly would give you a good deal if he does....




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    Re: System for $400-$500

    Thanks for everyones replies and the people who took time to PM me last night but as of now I'm looking at Alpine SWR-12 (Newest 2012 Model) for 249.99 but I'm not sure whether the 2 ohm or 4 ohm choice would be best, as i don't even know what that is lol. The RMS max is 1000w and peak is 3000w (I'm not sure what RMS is but I'm guessing peak is the most power you can push to them) and for an amp I'm looking at a Hifonics Brutus BRZ1200.1D for $159.99. What are your guys's opinions?




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    Re: System for $400-$500

    Quote Originally Posted by Chrismj7 View Post
    Thanks for everyones replies and the people who took time to PM me last night but as of now I'm looking at Alpine SWR-12 (Newest 2012 Model) for 249.99 but I'm not sure whether the 2 ohm or 4 ohm choice would be best, as i don't even know what that is lol. The RMS max is 1000w and peak is 3000w (I'm not sure what RMS is but I'm guessing peak is the most power you can push to them) and for an amp I'm looking at a Hifonics Brutus BRZ1200.1D for $159.99. What are your guys's opinions?
    Sounds like a good idea but your getting r@ped at $250 for that sub. Their $160 brand new on sonicelectronix.com
    And I have one for sale for $120 + ship.






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    Re: System for $400-$500

    I'm not buying them for atleast another month but if the offer is still available i would be glad to take you up on that, also, should i buy two and a smaller 500 watt amp (maybe an ampine or kicker) or should I buy one and a 1000-2000 watt amp. And lastly, should i go for the 2 ohm or 4 ohm version.

    Edit: The sub is dual voice coil, so, as i've learned, that would mean 2+2 ohm or 4+4ohm version




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