Need Help Deciding On Sub Purchase


Stronger 12 or Weaker 15

  • Skar SDR15 + Skar RP800.1

    Votes: 1 100.0%
  • Skar SVR12 + Skar 1200.1

    Votes: 0 0.0%

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codyc03

CarAudio.com Newbie
Apr 19, 2021
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Utah
Hello! I am looking into getting my first sub and amp setup. I am thinking about getting a 15 inch skar sub with 600W RMS and 1200W max at 1 ohm and an amp with 800W RMS and 1200W max at 1 ohm. I have never had a setup before and don't know how loud this will be or if it will be enough. I mainly listen to rap and don't need anything insane, just want something to get some nice bass and something that will rattle the trunk a little. Would this be a good setup? Any recommendations?
 

LDW3RD

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@codyc03 that sounds like it'll be a awesome set up. What car is it going in?
 

AnthonyO

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Oct 18, 2005
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So I take it you are looking at Skar SDR15 and a Skar RP800.1. Solid little setup.
 

codyc03

CarAudio.com Newbie
Apr 19, 2021
21
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Utah
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I appreciate all the positive feedback! I've now added another possible combination into the mix. Between the Skar SDR15 with the Skar RP800.1 or a Skar SVR12 and a Skar RP1200.1, any recommendations or insights? Once again, I'm totally new to this so any feedback is great!
 

1aespinoza

Junior Member
May 22, 2013
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any feedback is great
Now that you said hatchback, I know it will sound solid. Even a nice 8" sub sounds good in a hatchback, most settle for a 10" with zero complaints. Now, a 15" in said car will drown out your front stage, which you have heard those cars on the road, all boom no voice. In this case I vote on the 12" setup.
 

2RZ-FE

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Mar 14, 2011
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12 is good
15 is great
18 would be awesome
 

Coolhand20th

CarAudio.com Elite
Mar 27, 2019
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Wisconsin
SSA GCon or SSA Icon but if you go that route I would go with a SFB 1.5K. Lots of videos on both of those around as well including one recently done by buck for a member here.
 

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