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*sigh* There are better choices for the same cash.
 

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*sigh* There are better choices for the same cash.
Well, giving the guy examples would be a good idea instead of just smacking him around. Like, list the price of the linked amp, then link another amp of the same price that is better in your opinion. That is a proper response.
 

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Boss had some ringers, the CLR90 5ch comes to mind, it was build by Zed Audio (a VERY well respected builder of amps for many companies).. other than that, the 2000W rating on that particular amp is likely a joke... Or they are "lightening watts" which means it will only do rated power when struck by lightening... (not trying to be a jerk here at all)

Rule of thumb, lower end (IE cheaper) amp companies and even lower end models of some respected companies, tend to OVER-rate the amps, bloating figures (sucker bait as such a price point)

As you move up the food chain, the amps tend to become UNDER-rated... so the listed rating are lower than the actual...

Case in point, my Rockford Fosgate 25TL Power 1000 5ch.... rated by RF at 50x4 and 300x1... They test each amp after production and provide a "birthsheet"

Yeah, it birthed at [email protected] and [email protected] on the sub channel

Not calling you a sucker, from earlier, just pointing out that a 200$ (or even a 314$ one) amp won't usually make 2000w, unless struck by lightening.... In fact, If we knew the fuse rating, I could easily tell you the MAX possible output using Ohms Laws..

Here... Take this brother, may it serve you well...



It's so simple if you have 2 of the factors... Just looked at the amps specs and that amp carries a 80a fuse.. You have a 12v system..

Using EI=W ... "E" being Volts, if you look at the center, "I" being current or the 80a fuse

12x80=960

Now consider that amps are not 100% efficient more like 40-60% and you see where this is headed..

As long as you can do 12xWhatever you can check any amp..

Cheers
 

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Come on man, I know it's late in the game for you and all, you've prolly been doing this for years, but a little "teach" never hurt a soul, in fact, it can change lives in the right cases..

You don't remember these days?
 

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well, thank you... and yeah, that gives one some options...

It's true though, the question was for opinion not options... my bad..lol.. I just hope my post stops the next post of "Well, how about this Audiobahn" ya know..

Yeah, Boss pretty much sucks..
 

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I totally want a Zed-made Boss, just so that I can say I run Boss amps in my ride. I'd probably have to start competing.
I'm still looking for a CLR90 for my GF's car.. perfect match to what I want to do.. cheap, but Zed built..
 

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I totally want a Zed-made Boss, just so that I can say I run Boss amps in my ride. I'd probably have to start competing.
People in the know would see what you have and understand it isn't going to become a puff of pretty blue smoke.

Still, I get where you are coming from. I have always had a inclination to run rare or unknown amps too.
 

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I totally want a Zed-made Boss, just so that I can say I run Boss amps in my ride. I'd probably have to start competing.
I run Zed-made Alphasonik and USAcoustics amps in my car :)

I certainly don't compete though. My car is just for my musical enjoyment. Not good enough for competition.
 

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I run Zed-made Alphasonik and USAcoustics amps in my car :)

I certainly don't compete though. My car is just for my musical enjoyment. Not good enough for competition.
Zed made some good stuff for a long time that was all mainstream. The coolest thing about ZED amps too is if they do go out you can send them the very man who designed it! I mean how often does that happen in life? Really adds to the cool factor...
 
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