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99limited 04-09-2010 01:48 PM

Power acoustik stereo equipment?
 
any body have any experience with their products?

i like this sub and its on the low as far as price as concerned:

http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_...ik+P3-15W.html

also looking at this amp:

http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_...F2000-1D-.html

this wont be soon but i have a few months to weigh my option and good some feedback on this stuff. also anyone have an idea of what kind of box i could get?

99limited 04-09-2010 02:28 PM

Re: Power acoustik stereo equipment?
 
i want to get all my info around before i do my system. i would like to spend somewhere around $600-700.. that includes.Box.amp.sub..i already know what wiring kit im gonna get.

08Hemi 04-09-2010 02:54 PM

Re: Power acoustik stereo equipment?
 
IMO for $6-700 you can get some better quality stuff...if you buy that sub/amp combo along with a $50 wiring kit and a $30 box you will be under $400...so if money is an issue than I think that is a great deal (although I do not have any experience with the PA subs)...I had a PA 4-ch amp for 3 years and it def got the job done.

So whats the goal? $$ saving or max quality for the least cost?

White WK Swagga 04-09-2010 03:19 PM

Re: Power acoustik stereo equipment?
 
Stereo advice see Matt!!! IMO ont of the most knowledgeable on JG when it comes to stereo equipment....

99limited 04-09-2010 03:30 PM

Re: Power acoustik stereo equipment?
 
ha yeah nate he will chime in soon. and brad yeah im just tryin to get get ideas. i really like rockford as far as subs are concerned but their amps are WOW priced. and im tryin to get bass to go along with my new door speakers. and yeah max quality for the least amount of cash

08Hemi 04-09-2010 03:33 PM

Re: Power acoustik stereo equipment?
 
^^ one of? He is the resident stereo GURU! period

I am really happy with my set-up...and of course it was recommended by "the guru"...I spent out the door $733 for my set-up...I wanted high quality with space-saving!

99limited 04-09-2010 03:38 PM

Re: Power acoustik stereo equipment?
 
what did you end up getting brad?..and yes matt is the guru but i have annoyed him enough.

Matt 04-10-2010 07:10 AM

Re: Power acoustik stereo equipment?
 
I mean, it's WalMart brand stuff, so I wouldn't expect it to sound good or last long (or do any of the rated numbers).


Thing is, once you buy a piece of stereo equipment, that should last you a very long time - just like when you buy any electronics (TV, home stereo, etc). So, IMO, it's worth it to spend extra cash (even if it means saving a little more) and getting quality equipment.

If I was on a budget, I would check out the used market for equipment. There is always a ton if stuff for sale and you can get some killer deals!

Also, if you're on a budget, and trying to get loud and low, I would shoot for a single driver (to keep costs down) and a large driver. Probably a 15" woofer. They have almost the same amount of cone area as a pair of 12" woofers.

With 6-700 bucks, that should PLENTY to get some damn good equipment. Shit, my entire stereo probably costs 6-700 bucks, LOL.

Enclosure and installation are far more important than the equipment you buy, so don't fall short in this part of the process.


If you're going ported, then 1,000 watts will be more than enough to drive a 15" woofer. Generally, the larger the woofer, the higher the efficiency = less power required. Also, ported enclosures GREATLY reduce the power handling of a sub woofer, so keep that in mind.

If you're still a few months away from buying, i wouldn't be looking at equipment, I'd be learning about what makes one woofer better than the other. Hint: what looks good has absolutely no effect on sound. So, if you can, when looking at different sub woofers, cover the picture of it and look only at the specs.

99limited 04-10-2010 08:08 AM

Re: Power acoustik stereo equipment?
 
^^yeah i dont care about the look of the sub at all really. im prolly fonna do some more lookin around today for a 15'' and something to power it. i will post up whatever i find in this thread.

Matt 04-10-2010 08:12 AM

Re: Power acoustik stereo equipment?
 
Good deal.

99limited 04-10-2010 08:19 AM

Re: Power acoustik stereo equipment?
 
http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_...BL+GT5-15.html

so i want a 1 channel 4 ohm amp correct?? what does channel mean?

99limited 04-10-2010 08:35 AM

Re: Power acoustik stereo equipment?
 
http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_...dio+G4500.html

i figure with that sub i have about $300 to play with when finding an amp


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