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Best amp for components that will fit under driver or passenger seat?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by ChaseUA, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. Jul 11, 2010 at 5:50 PM
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    ChaseUA

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    I just ordered a set of the Polk SR6500 components to install in the front door. Now I need to find me a decent amp to power them. I want to install under a seat if possible to avoid losing space in the vehicle. I have an Access Cab.

    Any input is greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Jul 11, 2010 at 5:58 PM
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    I've got an Alpine MRP F-450 under the drivers seat, with the same speakers you are using. 70 wastts X 4 channels. Sounds great.
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  3. Jul 15, 2010 at 8:11 PM
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    Nice! I may look into this setup. Will it not fit in their side ways so you have less of it exposed from view?

    Another question that shows how big of a amateur I am at amps/components. Can I use a 2 channel amp to power the components since it is fed through the crossover, or do I need a 4 channel amp to power each tweeter/woofer with a separate channel?
     
  4. Jul 16, 2010 at 3:37 AM
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    2 Channel will work, they may be components but are still just one set.
     
  5. Jul 16, 2010 at 7:49 AM
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    I'm no sure if it will fit sideways, I didn't install it. I moved the seat all the way forward to take that picture. When the seat is in a normal position you can't see the amp.
     
  6. Jul 16, 2010 at 7:53 AM
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    Check out the JL XD series. Great amps and really small
     
  8. Jul 16, 2010 at 8:40 AM
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    JL 300/4 fits great and they are awesome amps

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  9. Jul 16, 2010 at 10:11 AM
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    I would venture to guess that the PDX series by alpine also fits under the seat.

    Mine is mounted behind the seats so I cannot confirm, but they are relatively small footprint amps.

    Edit: The PDX5 has the ability to run 4x75 and 1x300 @ 4ohms, so you have the ability to expand and run an active setup / amp all doors / run subwoofers as well depending on your preference. AFAIK there is also a 100.4 and a 150.4 version, along with a 500(?).1 and a 1000.1 in this series.
     
  10. Jul 16, 2010 at 12:09 PM
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