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Old 08-07-2012, 07:25 AM
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Subwoofer???

Hello Guys,

I have a Kicker ZX750.1 amp (http://www******er.com/ZX_Amplifiers), with 750 Watt Mono at 2 Ohms (not sure if it is RMS or PMPO), hooked up with one Sony Explode ( I think 380 watt RMS/ 1200W PMPO), in a small tight Q-Logic box. I literally have to keep the gain on the amp way less than half, otherwise it distorts the sound. A number of people have been telling me that the sub woofer is the week link, and I will gain a lot just by changing the sub. I do not want to put two subs, or big box in (kind of like trunk space ), or spend a lot of money on it. Below are teh questions I have.

1. Would it really make a huge difference just by changing the sub?
2. If yes, what power sub should I get (RMS/ PMPO)?? Most of the subs are 4 ohm, however; the amp says 2 ohm.. does it make difference? To be more specific, any preferred brand/ model? I looked here http://www.bestcovery.com/best-car-subwoofer-overall, and the best subs range from 80 bucks to 900 bucks.
3. I need a 12 inch sub that works with this box (that can fit in that box, and also the box can withstand it).

Thanks again for the help and support .
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:30 PM
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Bad sub in an even smaller enclosure..... Yikes. You need something in the 500-600rms range. Then you have to find out how much trunk space you want to give up and what size enclosure the sub Requires.

Look for something with dual 4 ohm voice coils or two subs with single voice coils.
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Old 02-06-2013, 08:22 AM
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Id go with a polk audio db

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Old 03-02-2013, 09:32 AM
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Bad sub in an even smaller enclosure..... Yikes. You need something in the 500-600rms range. Then you have to find out how much trunk space you want to give up and what size enclosure the sub Requires.

Look for something with dual 4 ohm voice coils or two subs with single voice coils.
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Old 03-04-2013, 06:45 AM
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Old 03-04-2013, 07:15 AM
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pmed... i got a audiobahn 6channel
mtx thunder amps
mtx subs 10 and 12s
component speakers for the doors...

get reid of that sony crap. go with mtx , the older kicker, autotek amp new and old... its more better brands whats you price range.
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