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  1. Audi A3 8P sportback - front stage

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hi all Am looking for some advice on my front stage speakers. I mostly listen to older electronic music and older acid house, and then sometimes newer house music, classic rock, radio pop music. At home I have some 20yo B&W's which I love, and some newer Q Acoustics which have better imaging...
  2. Guidance Required with my new audio build

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hello everyone:- I am currently planning my audio build and pretty much have set my minds on either FOCAL PS-165 f3 FLAX set or the Rainbow SL-C6.3 PRO Semi-Active set. I am looking forward for your valuable comments/guidance from your experience. Both sets are similarly priced from where I can...
  3. Rainbow Germanium GL-C6.2 vs. Audison Voce AV K6

    Member Reviews & Product Comparisons
    Been looking at these two sets of speakers. Both have won the EISA European In-Car Speaker System (Audison 2010-11, Rainbow 2014-15) Both I can get for the same price. Any set can be powered from 75-150rms. Which one would you pick?
  4. Help needed with Hertz/Rainbow Purchase

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi all... I know it might have been asked before, but I couldn't find my answer. Please let me know your opinions on the following. I am looking to upgrade the audio system in my small hatchback. I've finalised these according to my budget: 1) 80PRS 2) PPI p900.4 3) Rainbow SL-S12 (In...
  5. Unusual Active 2-way Crossover Advice

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    CDT ES-02 "Tweeters" (250-20kHz) Rainbow Sound line 6.5" Midbass' (50-4250Hz) Ported 12W6v2 No rear fill Fully active w/ a BitTen D 50W per front driver, 500W to Sub (Alpine MRP) Tweeters are mounted in on axis pvc end caps where the dash and A-pillars meet, mids off axis low in the doors...
  6. Front stage question

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I have been mulling over a build or awhile now, and if any of you are like me I've changed my mind a million times. What I think I have decided on is a 3way active setup for my front stage. A dome tweeter and 5.25 mids on axis in the kicks with either a 6.5 or 7 midbass in the doors off axis...
  7. Help me pick a new head unit

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Let me start by describing my current system. I've got a Sony DSX-310BTX running to an Audison BitTen D, into Alpine MRP-M500 and MRP-F300 amps, into a 2-way active Rainbow/CDT front stage with a JL 12W6v2 in the back. I used the Sony HU for a while and always thought it could be a little...
  8. Amp power and speaker questions

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Ive lurked it for awhile here this is my first post. looking for some advice, I know its been mulled over a bit here but im looking at doing a new install. Im going to be running Rainbow Van's 3 way tweets on soundstream A50 original Midrange SS D100 original Midbass LP 952 Sub LP 1001sw...
  9. The Front Stage Dilemma

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi, I'm pursuing a complete car audio setup but the front stage has had me tearing my hair out. Of course I did audition a couple of front comps but I can't audition them all. Need your opinions, inputs, comparisons. Looking at: Seas Dynaudio Morel Audison Peerless Rainbow Eton Vifa PHL...
  10. Rainbow SLC vs ID CTX vs HAT Imagine

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I've seen this thread on here before but I'd like some input from someone who's heard all three sets. Which are the best components? Rainbow SLC $200 HAT Imagines $300 ID CTX $170 If any of them sound similar I'd go with the cheaper pair but if the HAT's sound THAT much better than the others...
  11. BMW 530 KICKA$$ Sound Build!!!

    Build Logs & Project Install Gallery
    Hey Guys I have a 06 530i with Logic 7 sound system. I used to like the way my car sounded but felt the bass was lacking. So I bought Technic's harness , a sub and amp installed it and I had excellent bass but as you all know once you are bitten by this bug its really hard to stop. So I...
  12. Rainbow or DIY

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Alright guys I'm torn between buying some Rainbow SLC's I found on eBay for $200 or ordering speakers from Madisound. I already searched through this site and it seems like you guys recommend Silver Flutes and Vifa tweets. What's a better deal?

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I'm currently running a set of Rainbow SLX265 comps active from my BitTen, I can give each driver 50RMS @ 4ohms or 75RMS at 2ohms. Im very happy with how they sound and how they blend with my W6 but Im looking at my options around 300. Any ideas?
  14. Audison vs. Rainbow Components

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I'm currently running Rainbow SLX-265 Deluxe Components active for the front stage. Ive been considering an upgrade to the Audison Voce components, just wondering if anyone has had experience with both sets of speakers and can give me their opinion!
  15. Rainbows CAL28, MS-8, Sundown, Image Dynamics and more

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: 1. Rainbow CAL 28 Platinum 2. JBL MS-8 SOLD 3. Sundown SAX 100-4 SOLD 4. Image Dynamics IDMAX12-D4 V2 5. Image Dynamics XS65 Components 6. JBL GTO7001 7. 2 Distribution Blocks SOLD 8. Box of Power/Audio Wires Condition of all items: 1. Rainbow CAL 28 Platinum...
  16. Need Help with Front Stage in 2007 Toyota Tundra DC - Rainbow/Mb Quart/Zed

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I could use some help with the setup of the front stage in my 2007 Toyota Tundra. I recently re-configured my setup and installed Rainbow Speakers and I am not happy with my sound. It is getting closer to where I want it, but my highs are very harsh and not smooth like I was hoping to get from...
  17. JBL MS-8 And Going Active Help

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hello Audio Enthusiasts, I recently installed my JBL Ms-8 and everything went smoothly except for one big problem: My CD player does not work anymore. I believe the laser has crapped out. In the manual, JBL stated that it is essential/necessary to run the calibration CD for oem headunit...
  18. WTB: Focal 165KRX2, Rainbow CS 275.27, CS 365 P

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: I'm looking for some 6.5" components for my fronts. Mostly interested in 2-way since my budget is ~$600. I realize this is lower than retail for all of these, so I'm OK with open box / used items. Focal 165krx2 Rainbow CS 275.27 Rainbow CS 365 P Condition of all...
  19. New front sound stage!

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    So i'm currently running Alpine 6.5 type R components, tweeter, and Xover powered by an Audioque 4 channel (90w RMS per channel). Strongly considering a new front door setup my budget is around 2-300$ and i definately want SQ. The type R lacks midbass and the tweeters arent bright enough for my...
  20. Rainbow SLG 265.20 Titan

    General Car Audio Discussion
    i have the following set HU- pioneer DEH 3250 UB Front Comps- Rainbow SLG 265.20 Titan Please suggest any budget amplifier for this set up for i10. i am planning to add asub later but what i have heard is that this set of speakers do require an amp so plz guide