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Old 08-13-2005, 01:44 AM   #11
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I can't tell you what to or not to buy (well I could but I wont) So if you have done your reasearch go for it. Just make sure you can find an amp that will work with how you HU is set up (pre amp outs or speaker level inputs) and that the RMS watts matches closely.
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How do I do a multiple amp setup, I already have one hooked up for the sub. From what I've seen I just need an amp with RCA outputs to go to a second amp right? Also I know you don't want to tell what to buy and what not to buy, but your reasons for liking and not liking something would be appreciated. Also any input on what to look for in speakers, like specs and materials and such, would be nice. At the moment just about the only way I'm looking is by looking at what'* on the Car Domain site.
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How do I do a multiple amp setup, I already have one hooked up for the sub. From what I've seen I just need an amp with RCA outputs to go to a second amp right?
It all depends how many RCA (pre amp) outputs your HU has. If it has one for the front, 1 for the rear/sub, or another specificly for the sub then you just run another set of RCA'*. If it only has 1 RCA output you will need to get an amp that has pre amp inputs and outputs. (if you current one doesn't have them already.)

Also I know you don't want to tell what to buy and what not to buy, but your reasons for liking and not liking something would be appreciated.
I like my speaker up front because they play awsome highs(but not ear piercing, just smooth and very clean) and very nice sounding mids. I left the stock rears in for some fill, and then my cheapo subs, which beat good for what they are.

Also any input on what to look for in speakers, like specs and materials and such, would be nice. At the moment just about the only way I'm looking is by looking at what'* on the Car Domain site.
Honestly, I didn't look at very many statistics when I bought my speakers. I mostly trusted what people suggest and made decision by what they liked and didn't like. Worked out pretty well.
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Well upon more thourough investigation I think I have decided on the Infinity Kappa 60.7CS for the front and the 692.7i for the rear. These look much better than the other ones I looked at and are from Infinity which as I understand it is a better company. They cost more, but I found them very discounted.
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Quick question before I purchase, a quick answer would be nice since I want to order soon. What is different about installing the component system is it still fairly easy?
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Quick question before I purchase, a quick answer would be nice since I want to order soon. What is different about installing the component system is it still fairly easy?
with a Coomp syater there is a crossover that sends the correct hertz to the speakers, as in the highs only play through the tweets and the mids play through the mids
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So amping these will be a cinch then too? Just hook the amp up to the crossover instead of the speakers? So I only need 2 channels to run a component set?
EDIT: Also with these being a 2ohm impedance what watt amp should I get? They can handle 90 watts. But I believe from what I've seen that most amps are rated at 4ohms.
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So amping these will be a cinch then too? Just hook the amp up to the crossover instead of the speakers? So I only need 2 channels to run a component set?
EDIT: Also with these being a 2ohm impedance what watt amp should I get? They can handle 90 watts. But I believe from what I've seen that most amps are rated at 4ohms.
you want to match the RMS spec. peak/max powerhandling is not important.. most amps you can find a 2ohm spec for...

and yes, you only need a 2 channel amp to power a component set, the crossover splits the signal out to the two speakers (mid and tweeter)
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So just go to the company site and look up the specs on it and a 2ohm spec should be listed?
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or google the amp you want and look for specs.
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