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Best Subwoofer Brand?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by TEX357, Feb 7, 2010.

  1. Feb 7, 2010 at 8:43 PM
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    TEX357

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    I dont know much about audio but i want to add a 12" subwoofer on top of my backseat but I dont know which one to get. Also would I have to replace the speakers as well?
     
  2. Feb 7, 2010 at 8:49 PM
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  3. Feb 7, 2010 at 8:54 PM
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    ^You're wrong.


    PS: There isn't a best subwoofer brand, end of story. There isn't even a best subwoofer. Each application is different as are each owner's tastes which means different subwoofers should be used in different applications.
     
  4. Feb 7, 2010 at 8:58 PM
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    Well apparently I'm irratable tonight and I apologize for not sugar coating shit.

    TacoGuy, what do you want out of your system? What are you hoping to achieve out of adding a sub? To fully answer your questions (except the thread title), no you don't have to replace your other speakers, but then again you don't HAVE to add a sub either now do you? It's all about "wants" and not "needs". Speaking of wants...how much do you want to spend?
     
  5. Feb 7, 2010 at 9:14 PM
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    ^Ninja quote...and I assume it was directed at me but whatever. I'll end up giving the OP the most relevant help anyways by asking the right questions instead of pulling a brand out of my arse that makes like 10 different products; and then not listing ANY of them.
     
  6. Feb 7, 2010 at 9:18 PM
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    I've always been a fan of JL. Simple looks, quality made, good sound
     
  7. Feb 7, 2010 at 9:19 PM
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    I dont want a very deep bass but I want a good pound. I am looking at spending about 350
     
  8. Feb 7, 2010 at 9:21 PM
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    If you don't want deep bass then don't go with a 12" get smaller.
     
  9. Feb 7, 2010 at 9:21 PM
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    Ok cool. Then I think a sealed box will be your best bet. A sealed box is typically smaller than a ported box. Response, with the right woofer, will be exactly what you're looking for.

    $350 for the woofer or for the whole Sub, Amp, Box setup?
     
  10. Feb 7, 2010 at 9:24 PM
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    for the woofer and amp
     
  11. Feb 7, 2010 at 9:24 PM
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    had 2 10s in my colorado and they bumped like a mofo!

    just get a good combo of amp subs and box...most major brands are great

    and for a harder hit, get a sealed box..not ported
     
  12. Feb 7, 2010 at 9:25 PM
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    also, is it better to have more ohms? or it doesn't matter?
     
  13. Feb 7, 2010 at 9:28 PM
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    less ohms = more bass
     
  14. Feb 7, 2010 at 9:32 PM
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    Oh wow, I would've thought the other way. Does the box really matter between sealed or ported?
     
  15. Feb 7, 2010 at 9:34 PM
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    what are these things?

    [​IMG]
     
  16. Feb 7, 2010 at 9:35 PM
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    yea big time..its all about the movement of air.

    ported= more air movement= heavier bass
    sealed=less air= harder hit
     
  17. Feb 7, 2010 at 9:35 PM
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    same shit as everyone else
    i have a kicker sub, its cheaper and sits good in the back seat. Sounds good as long as your not trying to wake up the people next door. 10 seconds to take it out if i need to add room for a fourth passenger...

    heres a amazon pic
    [​IMG]
     
  18. Feb 7, 2010 at 9:42 PM
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    Thanks for the help guys.

    As for the watts? is it better to have more or less?
     
  19. Feb 7, 2010 at 9:45 PM
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    all depends on yous subs..subs can be rated for different amps.
    id go into a good audio place and have them set you up..just try not to get effed haha
     
  20. Feb 7, 2010 at 9:50 PM
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    Yeah I think i will do that. Hopefully I don't being the newbie I am at this stuff:p
     
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