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Planet Audio Amps

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by Lentsnh, Mar 5, 2010.

  1. Mar 5, 2010 at 9:54 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    Pros??.....Cons??



    I found an older model of this one at a local Stereo pawn shop. I can get the amp and cable kit for $90. SOunds like a great deal to me.


    The amp is a 200W and the guy said that it can easily push two Jensen 10" subs.

    http://www.planetaudiousa.com/main/602
     
  2. Mar 5, 2010 at 9:56 PM
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    07TacoRidah

    07TacoRidah SHHHH, this is interesting

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    from what I hear the older models are solid. it's the newer stuff they have that sucks.
     
  3. Mar 5, 2010 at 9:57 PM
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    Same holds true for other companies. Seems like the older stuff was the good stuff, but once they started to mass produce it all went downhill.
     
  4. Mar 5, 2010 at 10:00 PM
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    It looks alot like this. Its only the machined metal. No coloring to the logo. and its in a smaller size. But the guy hooked it up to 2 15" and it did amazing!

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  5. Mar 5, 2010 at 10:05 PM
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    07TacoRidah

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    correct me if I'm wrong but there was a time when Pyramid amps really were the real deal ... but that was VERY long ago.
     
  6. Mar 5, 2010 at 10:11 PM
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    Pyramid amps are still talked about. Alot of my friends would like to have one. And they are the real deal because back then, they were made out of long lasting parts. NOT plastic
     
  7. Mar 5, 2010 at 10:19 PM
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    I would love to get my hands on the old Hifonics, Lanzar, PPI, Fosgate and Orion amps.
     
  8. Mar 5, 2010 at 10:24 PM
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    Thanks for the other companies I should look at haha;)
     
  9. Mar 5, 2010 at 10:26 PM
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    Don't forget Zapco, Mcintosh ( if you can get one go for it ), Nakamichi, ADS, hmm I am sure there will be more that will come to me.
     
  10. Mar 6, 2010 at 12:52 AM
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    Audison, Arc, Zapco (OMG there's a SICK ass stash being sold from Italy right now), Orion, Sundown, Polk, MTX, Clarion, Pioneer, Eclipse

    Who remembers Linear Power?
     
  11. Mar 6, 2010 at 12:54 AM
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    MB Quart, Kole.
     
  12. Mar 6, 2010 at 8:18 AM
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    Its going to be powering 2 Jensen 10" subs. The box is a very small box and is vented through the rear. I dont want so much power that I can make the subs explode. I just want good thumps when I want to.

    Class D..... Got it. I want the most amp for its price. I dont want to get a $400 amp and it really only produce 250W instead of 300W, you know?

    It didnt hit as hard as it would with a 1300W but it still made my inside vibrate like crazy. He actually hooked up Orion subs to a Planet Audio amp.
     
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