Amplifier advice

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  1. Fbird

    Fbird Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    if SMALL SIZE is a "concern" for you ...... lol

    go with a class D amp. Amazingly small considering the UMPH...
     
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    ^Agreed, but twice the price^
     
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    hhott71 R.I.P 11/19/18 Lifetime Gold Member

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    Class D amps are small, light, efficient in power usage and designed right have tremendous headroom over their RMS ratings.
    You should be happy with your choice.
     
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    YouTube nvx amp dyno
    Great amps designed and built by sonic electronics
    And the output mote then rated
     
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    8pack Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Thanks. I just hooked it up last weekend but only ran it for a little while. I have a lot of adjustments on the head unit to make before I know what it sounds like. Thanks for the advice. Much appreciated!
     
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    Yes. This little 4 channel is a monster. I don't know if it's bridgeable but if it is, running this to a pair of door speakers and the other two channels bridged to a decent sub would create a great sound field. No 5 channel required.

    Rear speakers pull the sound stage away from the front if they're too loud. They can add a nice bit of ambiance if they're not overpowering and the easy/cheap way to do that is run them off of the head unit.

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    I haven't installed one of the 4 channels yet, but everyone on the team LOVES them. The amp is bridgeable. When I was shopping for amps, the 5 channel was only a little more and I haven't looked back. They make some awesome amps.
     
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    Here's another great deal on a 5 channel amp.

    I had a Powerbass ASA800.1 in my '12 Civic for a while and it was a great performing amplifier. I bought it used in 2010 where it started out in my '99 Olds Intrigue. I ended up selling it and getting a Kicker ZX1500.1 instead, but last I knew, the guy I sold it to is still using it (about 1.5 yrs ago) and it's still going strong.


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