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  1. Please can someone give me advice or shed some light on my situation :)

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Firstly, hello to everyone. I joined this forum to hopefully get some assistance regarding my issue. My current Audio setup in my car sounds absolutely horrendous and im not sure what is to blame so i will list all my equipment and hopefully someone can tell me if my issue is a tuning or...
  2. SOLD!!!

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Brax MX4 - Used See the specs below. See the pictures attached. Price - $1650, includes shipping fees. Output power RMS @ 4 Ohms 4 x 275 Watts @ 2 Ohms 4 x 280 Watts @ 1 Ohm 4 x 285 Watts bridged @ 4 Ohms 2 x 550 Watts bridged @ 2 Ohms 2 x 560 Watts Amplifier technology...
  3. SOLD!!!

    Car Audio Classifieds
    JBL W12GTi MKi - Brand New (Single) Price $425. Includes shipping. See all the attached pictures. Price includes shipping in the lower 48 states. The subwoofer is being sold as-is, no returns. Message all questions.
  4. Zapco ST-6X DSP amplifier review with testing

    Member Reviews & Product Comparisons
    Over the past two weeks I have both installed and uninstalled the Zapco ST-6X DSP six channel amplifier. My access to the amplifier is due to my having installed it (and a companion Zapco ST-2000xmII) in a friend’s car, only to remove it six days later. I’ll try to keep this review objective...
  5. Choosing a subwoofer for my car

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I know you guys probably see these posts all the time, so I'll try to keep to the point. I've got a 2010 Subaru Legacy, and so far I've installed JBL GTO609C components in the front, and JBL GTO629's in the rear. Right now, they're powered off the head unit, but at some point I'd like to get a...
  6. STEG Amplifiers

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Buying a new amp to go active on my front stage. Looking for a good not overly priced amp. Good in terms of warm tonality and clean power. Was considering the STEG ST401 and K4.01 (a bit more expensive) amps are within my budget range. Any thoughts and impressions about these amps? Should I...
  7. FS: Audison Voce AV12

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: Audison Voce AV12 Condition of all items: Like New Total Price: $400, will consider reasonable offers: Shipping Terms: Buyer pays actual shipping costs: Pictures: [/url]AV12-1 by moguitarman76, on Flickr[/IMG] [/url]AV12-2 by moguitarman76, on Flickr[/IMG]...
  8. 2 x 2 ohm amplifiers vs 1 x 1ohm amp for 2 subs

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I keep going back and forth for sound quality and I have a long list for both options. Im trying to find out if it is best to run 2 separate amplifiers ( 1 per subwoffer) at 2 ohms each or should I simply run a single amplifier designed for 1 ohm operation. I will be using a dsp so amplifier...
  9. Full Old School Zapco C2k System for sale

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: 1. Zapco C2k 9.0 2 ohm w/ brand new never used vfd screen and control knob 2. Zapco c2k 6.0 4 ohm version 3. Zapco c2k 6.0 2 ohm version 4. Zapco sx/sl 2 eq w/ power cable (no power supply) 5, 4 sldin.t transmitters, 2 18' symbilink to rca cable, various other symbilink...
  10. Gladen, Ground Zero, Helix, PHD

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: Gladen Audio RS 150C2 Two Channel Amplifier Gladen XL250c2 Two Channel Amplifier Helix Esprit E62C 6.5 Inch Component Set Ground Zero GZUC 650SQX 6.5 Inch Component Set PHD FB 6.1 KIT PRO 6.5 Inch Component Set Condition of all items: Gladen Audio RS 150C2 Two...
  11. FS: Audison Voce 10" Subwoofer w/grille & LED (2 available)

    Car Audio Classifieds
    FS: Audison Voce 10" Subwoofer w/grille & LED (2 available) Product Brand & Model: Audison Voce 10" subwoofers (x2), sold as each or as a pair. High-end SQ subs! - includes matching grilles with custom under-mounted blue LED lighting Condition of all items: Subwoofers are...
  12. subs nature to sound bad sometimes?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    so I have an sa-15 running off an audioque 1200.1 at 2 ohms in a 3.7 cu.ft. 32hz enclosure I just built. this replaced 2 ma audio 12 sealed that I thought had really bad sound quality. So this setup sounds great on some songs and others it just sounds like noise. ive been listening to mostly...
  13. Kenwood DDX773BH or DDX793 vs. Pioneer AVH-X3800bhs or AVH-X5800bhs; Best for SQ?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    As stated in the title I'm looking to buy Kenwood ddx773bh / ddx793, or Pioneer avh-x3800bhs / avh-x5800bhs? I mostly play CDs still (Classical music mostly, but very ecclectic tastes) because, yes I CAN hear the difference between a WAV vs mp3. I design/mix film sound for a living. The only...
  14. DB Poweramp and Converting FLAC files

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I am a db poweramp reference user, and I absolutely haven't taken the time to really learn the ins and outs of getting the most out of the software. My question to you all, is when converting a flac file for iTunes, if storage is not an issue, would it be better to convert to WAV format or Apple...
  15. TheJesus's 2014 Mazda 6 GT Build (Mosconi, Hybrid, Helix)

    Build Logs & Project Install Gallery
    Hey guys, recently picked up a used 2014 Mazda6 Grand Touring (w/ MRCC+FOW Package), going to do a full sound quality 3-way active build (my last car was a 2010 Dodge Challenger with no back seat because it was a wall of subs, so this is quite a bit different). Lots of info on this forum that's...
  16. Zapco Studio 500 and PPI Art Front Stage

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I need help with the decision / direction of my SQ build. Ok, I'm a noob here and a long time lurker. I have multiple questions but will try to make it all short and sweet. I have built systems before, but it has been a few years, I also spent some time doing pro audio for the USAF. I only...
  17. Opinions wanted - Alpine X 12" vs. Mag v3 12" (vs SSA Icon)

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hey all. I'm looking to upgrade my current system (have stock deck and speakers replaced, powered by 4-channel amp). On another forums board I posted that I was looking at the Alpine X 12". One member referred me to the Mag v3 instead. (Can't post link, just google Mag v3. First result...
  18. 1981 gmc C15 reg cab

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    hi all. thanks for taking the time to read my first post ever. I am the proud owner of a 1981 fullsize chevy, reg cab pickup. I have fully restored the outside and am just doing up the interior, based around a really nice stereo. what I have so far is a L7 10" in a 2.25 cu.ft spec'd enclosure...
  19. Hi DIYMA! Nice to Meet Ya; I'm TexasGator

    New Member Introduction
    Hi I'm Matt, I own a Ford Escape and I'm interested in improving its sound quality; so I figured I'd come to the right place. So far, she has a big 3 upgrade and is wired for 1 amp w/ 1/0 power wire and 10 gauge speaker wire. The foundation is in, now I'm looking to branch out.
  20. Need help picking a 4 channel amp

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I want a nice sq amp, my budget is $150 but I can extend if anything is worth it. I will be running for the front Hybrid Audio Unity components and MM6501 speakers (old ones that I found on the low, dont even know if they are legit) for rear fill. Ive been thinking about these but i dont...