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Old 02-23-2004, 08:53 PM   #11
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I'd avoid the cap for now, for personal use it'* uneccesary.
Allways against the caps. Why did one discharge on you?

To each his own on equipment, if YOU think it sounds good and you spent all you wanted to spend on stereo. GREAT!! That'* all that matters.......untill you go to your first stereo contest and sit and listen to a high end SOUND QUALITY setup, you'll never know the difference if you don't expose yourself to hi-fi sound.
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I'd avoid the cap for now, for personal use it'* uneccesary.
Allways against the caps. Why did one discharge on you?

To each his own on equipment, if YOU think it sounds good and you spent all you wanted to spend on stereo. GREAT!! That'* all that matters.......untill you go to your first stereo contest and sit and listen to a high end SOUND QUALITY setup, you'll never know the difference if you don't expose yourself to hi-fi sound.
I got suckered in.
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Oh definetly get what you like the most.

For small normal systems under 1000w RMS a cap is unnecessary IMO. My buddy'* 91 firebird i installed a SONY ES (yeah, it is nice) that'* running 1000w @ 1ohm (never crashed either) and his headlights barely dim. If you're running multiple amps, or are SQ/setup competing you'll want a cap. My headlights only dim once the engine'* been warmed up for quite some time at idle, and i have a pretty damn beefy amp.

My deal with a cap is it'* actually pulling more power through the system, because it needs to fill up. They have their places, but if you're alt'* putting out it'* 14v constant while driving, you'll be fine.

I'd rather buy a nice set of components instead of a big cap....
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sony ES it bet if you put it on the bench its not running at 1000w try like 6 or 700ish
ok i had a XTANT 6001A which is a sub amp stable a 2 ohms 600 watts i had a 90 gp stock 105 alt(brand new matter of fact) I needed a Cap only 1 fared but if i didnt have one the light would dim and my system sounded like **** so would reccomend a CAP to anyone who is serious about SQ you can have some bump in the trunk but does i meet your SQ standerds more power to you but some people are more interested in SQ then you
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... does it meet your SQ standerds more power to you but some people are more interested in SQ then you
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