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100wx2, 5 1/4" components, should I up my budget?

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Okay, I'm currently looking at the Rainbow Dream Series 5 1/4" component set, and I'm wondering how much of a performance increase I would notice from the Dream series to a higher series, or some Sea Lotus speakers?

 

Well, basically, I can wait another paycheck and have $400-500 to spend on speakers, but I already have my amp(nine.2) and kickpanels(5 1/4").

 

So, 100 watts, can I make a vastly noticable upgrade with another paycheck?

 

What do you all think of the Focal 130v2 5 1/8" vs Rainbow CS 230s 5 1/4"?


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don't expect too much midbass from something in the kicks unless you give them a pretty good space to breath in. Ivenever liked focal too harsh of tweets and the rainbows i've liked but only the top end ones impressed me more than the CDTs comparable series. what kind of car do you have? I would try and make a custom pod in the doors using the door for the enclosure and getting a larger speaker size.


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Well, I'm pairing them with a 10" subwoofer on healthy power, so I should have midbass covered in that, I want good clean vocals and very high SQ. I've got a 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse.


1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse 10th Anniversary

HU: Kenwood MP-4028

Subwoofer: Diamond M6MKII 10d2

Sub Amp: Viper d1200.1

Components: Rainbow 165SLX

Comp. Amp: eD NiNe.2

Components mounted into Q-Logic Q-forms

Battery: Optima Redtop

"Disk Changer": Creative Zen Vision:M 30gb Media Player

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check your PMs


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Eclipse 8454

Coustic XM6

Concept CC-D1200

(2) Monitor 1 MK2.70

CDT M6 with drt-26 braxial mounted

Hybrid Audio Legatia L3

Stereo Integrity Mag 15

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Okay, I'm currently looking at the Rainbow Dream Series 5 1/4" component set, and I'm wondering how much of a performance increase I would notice from the Dream series to a higher series, or some Sea Lotus speakers?

 

Well, basically, I can wait another paycheck and have $400-500 to spend on speakers, but I already have my amp(nine.2) and kickpanels(5 1/4").

 

So, 100 watts, can I make a vastly noticable upgrade with another paycheck?

 

What do you all think of the Focal 130v2 5 1/8" vs Rainbow CS 230s 5 1/4"?

 

those 5.25" cs's have comparable "midbass" free air to the 6.5" soundline "midbass".

 

also i heard a set of focal polyglass's today... dem things are LOUD LOUD LOUD off 70w. however the tweet was harsh.


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yea, the titanium does ring quite a bit, flakko heard my focals xD

those focals get loud, but 100 might be pushing it a bit with the focals, their max is like 120 or so, but if you do decide to get the focals, just make sure you set your gains accordingly


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Dont expect to much midbass from a 5.25 driver in the first place.


The gain is set around 750 right now. I need to get together with my buddy and plug his stethoscope in to set it to 1000.

 

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