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Best lessons learned are the hardest ones. I still think you’re a big dummy with a lot of money to spend and I still don’t think you need 300 watts on those GB60 speakers. ;););)

Glade to see they are all right.

https://youtu.be/lMTrthePKU0
 

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Best lessons learned are the hardest ones. I still think you’re a big dummy with a lot of money to spend and I still don’t think you need 300 watts on those GB60 speakers. <img src="http://www.diymobileaudio.com/forum/images/smilies/wink.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Wink" class="inlineimg" /><img src="http://www.diymobileaudio.com/forum/images/smilies/wink.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Wink" class="inlineimg" /><img src="http://www.diymobileaudio.com/forum/images/smilies/wink.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Wink" class="inlineimg" />

Glade to see they are all right.

https://youtu.be/lMTrthePKU0
They dont have 300w. I'm running it in 4channel now. 150x4
 

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I have gb25s and pods in the way and am looking for an appropriate amp though I would be lying is I said I didnt miss the 300w on the mid bass they dont sound as controlled or deliver the chest thumping punch they did before.
 

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The shop offered me a another jl 600/4 for $630 out the door.

I could either bridge one to run midbass or play with rear fill for a while. I'd have 8x150w.

That's a decent price I just feel like there are better sounding amps out there and pac is supposed to be coming with its solution to my particular stock radio this quarter .
I'm hoping it comes soon. I'm ready to bypass this units internal amp.
 

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The shop offered me a another jl 600/4 for $630 out the door.

I could either bridge one to run midbass or play with rear fill for a while. I'd have 8x150w.

That's a decent price I just feel like there are better sounding amps out there and pac is supposed to be coming with its solution to my particular stock radio this quarter .
I'm hoping it comes soon. I'm ready to bypass this units internal amp.
any interest in mixing amps? bridge the one you have now for the midbass, and buy a nice 4x50 AB amp for the mids and tweets.
 

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I just swapped over from 70 watts by 2 to 250w by 2 on my 1800.3 7" Hertz midbass and the system sounds so much more in control. I did need to drop the dsp channel gains on the midbass drivers 6db to put them at the right level with the tweets and mids but at the same output level as before it just sounds a lot more natural. Obviously not using all the power available on the 250.2 but I think I was using all 70 watts on the previous config and was running out of talent with the midbass.
 

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The shop offered me a another jl 600/4 for $630 out the door.

I could either bridge one to run midbass or play with rear fill for a while. I'd have 8x150w.

That's a decent price I just feel like there are better sounding amps out there and pac is supposed to be coming with its solution to my particular stock radio this quarter .
I'm hoping it comes soon. I'm ready to bypass this units internal amp.
any interest in mixing amps? bridge the one you have now for the midbass, and buy a nice 4x50 AB amp for the mids and tweets.
I would consider this. Mmats has a small a/b 150x4..
Im also considering just getting a zapco ap 150.6. Something tells me deep down that those 150w if zapco power would be enough. Plus o will feel a little better about rasing the gains on just the midbass once the midrange is removed from them.
 

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Yyyaaaaassssss. I found the issue. My negative connection at the battery is severely corroded.
Bad ground, lack of power.

Found it in the most messed up way. I installed a sub volume control. Pumping the subs caused my right mids to mute.

I had this problem with my original twk. Me or the shop couldnt figure it out. It would randomly mute speakers.

The main fuse at the battery was lose and the system wasnt getting proper power .
It clicked that maybe I should check around the battery and sure enough the negative post is severely corroded and smacking it clears things up . Getting a new terminal now. Hopefully this is it for good cause it's been annoying to say the least
 

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I bet those amps will sound like a million watts now. Glad to read you solved the issue.
 

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I just swapped over from 70 watts by 2 to 250w by 2 on my 1800.3 7" Hertz midbass and the system sounds so much more in control. I did need to drop the dsp channel gains on the midbass drivers 6db to put them at the right level with the tweets and mids but at the same output level as before it just sounds a lot more natural. Obviously not using all the power available on the 250.2 but I think I was using all 70 watts on the previous config and was running out of talent with the midbass.
This is good to hear! I’m about to put about the same wattage on mine. I’m very much looking forward to hearing the difference.

OP, don’t feel bad. It took me several weeks to figure out what was causing noise after my initial install. Once I figured it out I felt like a dummy...but a happy dummy none-the-less.
 

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I just swapped over from 70 watts by 2 to 250w by 2 on my 1800.3 7" Hertz midbass and the system sounds so much more in control. I did need to drop the dsp channel gains on the midbass drivers 6db to put them at the right level with the tweets and mids but at the same output level as before it just sounds a lot more natural. Obviously not using all the power available on the 250.2 but I think I was using all 70 watts on the previous config and was running out of talent with the midbass.
This is good to hear! I’m about to put about the same wattage on mine. I’m very much looking forward to hearing the difference.

OP, don’t feel bad. It took me several weeks to figure out what was causing noise after my initial install. Once I figured it out I felt like a dummy...but a happy dummy none-the-less.
I loved 300 on the gbs. The crossovers didnt care much for it but the speakers sounded great. Sharper. More controlled. Punchy.
 
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