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Old 03-03-2006, 01:53 AM   #1
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My old Hx2 is getting tired. I'm going to be upgrading my sub setup soon. I've narrowed my choices down to either a pair of Rockford'* PowerT212D2, or Cerwin Vega'* new 12" stroker. I only have one amp dedicated to my subs. RF Power BD1500.1. Will this be enough power to run a pair of either choice efficienly? Or should I get another amp too? Input is appreciated!



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http://www.rockfordfosgate.com/produ...9&locale=en_US

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http://cerwinvega.com/products/mobileaudio/index.html

Not the Stroker Pro.
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the T2 will Kill that stroker.....you must use the T2 in a ported box....RF has specific dementions for the box

you really should put 1000RMS to the T2 tho
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1000rms sounds like an awful lot of power.
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1000rms sounds like an awful lot of power.
Bill the T2 is a really hungry sub...its rated at 1000RMS and 2000 Max...

there have been some that have given the T2 1500+ and its been totally happy every day......1000RMS is the least you should ever give that sub


if you go with a T2 Please build the box to teh correct specs
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My understanding of RMS is that is the maximum rating (not peak, maximum) that you can drive the speaker at all day long and it will perform great.

Whereas peak is the max monentary amount of power you can drive it at.

By that understanding 1000rms is not the minimum requirement, to me it sounded like you were saying that was the miminum driving power to hand it.
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you correct....the RMS is what is recommended for the speaker to handle on a normal basis....now that being said...the T2 is designed to handle ALOT of power....most people that have had the sub have been dissapointed untill they feed it the full 1000 RMS

the sub is desinged to perform its best at 1000RMS
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Thanks for clearing that up for me...

We know I'm not a stereo junkie or anything...

Most stuff though..RMS is the max you should run with everyday listening.. cool.
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Hmmmm.....I've always been partial to CV, I thought their home audio speakers were kick-a$$ but never heard any of their car audio stuff???
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Regaurding the power situation... My amp is rated at 750x1 RMS @ 4 ohms, 1500x1 RMS @ 2 ohms. I plan to get dual 2 ohm subs to get the most power out of that amp.
She might run a little warm, But I think she'* capable of sending each sub 1000w.

...and I've got a ported box right now,
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Regaurding the power situation... My amp is rated at 750x1 RMS @ 4 ohms, 1500x1 RMS @ 2 ohms. I plan to get dual 2 ohm subs to get the most power out of that amp.
She might run a little warm, But I think she'* capable of sending each sub 1000w.

...and I've got a ported box right now,

perfect for that amp......please make sure that box is big enough
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