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Old 11-26-2003, 02:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i'm probably gonna get my receiver this thanksgiving...and then get my amp and subs for xmas.....what should i look for b4 buying an amp?......what should i look for b4 buying sub? (brands, type, watts, etc...)
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JL Audio is a good brand for Amp/Sub combo
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i agree, jl audio has the best subs and amps. For example, most amps say that it has 800 watts, but really pushes only 300-400 watts. But a jl amp, if it says 500 watts, it pushes 500 watts. Subs are the best, especially the w7. Great quality, but pretty pricey (worth the money though).
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hey lwebb12 are you planning to do more to your sound system, such as your mids and highs??? If you are, will it be enough power to handle it all??
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i may end up upgrading the mids and highs. but they are good enough now
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do you have the h/k, I had those, but didn't think it sounded too well. Now I got some mb quarts. Sound advice have them in sale for a pretty good deal right now.
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