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Need an amp to power alpine type R 12

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by mtxsub, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. mtxsub

    mtxsub [OP] Well-Known Member

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    type r stats Maximum Power Output: 1800W
    RMS Power Handling: 600W
    Frequency Response: 23-500 Hz
    Impedance: Dual 4-ohm voice coils
     
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    JL 500/1. Hopefully your sub can truly handle 600 watts :D

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    it says 600w max im prouble going to tuen down the gain. hahah that amp is like 600$ im looking for some thing cheaper.
     
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    If you get the amp, tune it right or it will blow the shit out of that sub. Tune it right and it will be one of the best sounding setups.
     
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    I love my jl 500/1... I used it to power 2 8w7's and it was stupid loud...
     
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    I am going with the HD 900 for my new 5 channel set up
     
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    I hit 143 dB with it and 2 12W3's. Got me a nice little trophy :)
     
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    You fit w3's behind your seat?
     
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    That was an old system, it was in my Honda Prelude. I used to have an even bigger system, 2 10s and 2 12's in ported boxes stacked behind my seat of my old ranger... LoL
     
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    Dear lord... You got anything good in your Tacoma? I still have that 500/1 JL amp and I'm pushing 2 Memphis PR 10's and they kind of sound like garbage
     
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    Alotta sound quality. Basswise a single rockford fosgate powered by a 250/1. Pounds pretty good, my change stays in the trays with this system though :)

    I am trying to crunch some numbers and see if its possible to build a T-line box and still fit it behind the seats.
     
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    Well if you find a way to build it, I'll find a way to buy it!! :cool:

    I don't think I need tons of bass, Because I don't listen to rap music. But I'm used to a little punch from my w7's, and I don't get it with these new subs...
     
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    Once ya get used to it, you don't miss the huge amounts of bass. I'm sure the people ahead of me can hear my bass, but I know I'm not rattling their change so I don't feel like an asshole anymore. I'll never forget the guy that crawled out his window from 8 cars ahead to yell at me for my shit being so loud when I had my old system. My parents use to be able to hear me from over a mile away coming home at night. Oh to be young and careless again.... LoL

    I gotta find out if its even worth it to build a T-line with a shallow sub.
     
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    I'd be curious to see what you come up with...
     
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    whats your budget
     
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    I can get you a JL Audio HD 900/5 for 600.00. Brand new in a box if you want one amp for the whole system. 1,000 amp
     
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    i would like to spend around 150$
     
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    Craigslist for a used JL 500/1. They're usually around 200 but I've seen them lower
     
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    I'll also note that its hard to break a slash series amp...so you can usually feel safe buying one used.
     
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