: stero system question
12-02-2003, 05:34 AM
What Sub, Amp, and Deck should i do with....right now i have swiss audio speakers and they sound really good but i need an amp and deck to turn them up louder and a sub for the bump bump bump....im looking to put maybe 3 subs but 4 sure 2...i need a cool silver/crome deck or black...and a good amp to run up to 3 subs...
Later once i fix my system im gonna work on screens and xbox/ps2 install
Is this a good deal on this deck:
Is this a good deal on these subs:
Is this a good deal on this Amp:
Would all of that runn Well or what?...im kind of new to the hole in car stero mods
12-02-2003, 09:47 AM
thats a nice looking stereo. i would definately bid on that. the subs look nice too but why are they selling for so cheap? i dont think i would get the amp though. well i guess its all up to you and you have to see what will be better for you.
12-03-2003, 02:24 AM
well i dont know shit about anything when it comes to this....so i was just wondering if that all would work really well or not...
i was also wonder why so low on the subs too...but im wondering if ill even get them....its only 100 bucks for 2 1600 watt subs....
12-03-2003, 04:01 AM
witch subs are a better buy then....
12-03-2003, 06:17 AM
if you really want these things its best to go to a real store and buy them. you would be taking your chances getting stiffed on ebay. you send the money and the guy disappears. it happens and dont anyone tell me it doesnt.
12-03-2003, 06:22 AM
ok but this guy has sold alot of shit though
12-07-2003, 01:11 AM
i've never really had any bad expeirences on ebay, maybe one or two small things that were fixed with no problems, just check feedback mainly, i usualy try to not buy from someone under 20 positive feedbacks (0 negatives and neutrals of course), and if they have a negative or neutral and they're feedback rating is under 100 check out what the people said on eachother's feedback and possibly email the person, may seem like alot of work but you don't get stiffed, any way, back to the topic, the pioneer p5500mp is a great choice, i just bought one for my brother today actualy, i bought it for $174.99 with free ground shipping @ thezeb.com, (so that's cheaper than most ebay prices since they usualy charge $20 for shipping), thezeb.com has some great prices, check them out, i also have the p750mp and my friend has a p5500mp and another friend has a p3500 and i used to own a p6400, never had a problem with these, they look good and have tons of features, although you have to learn them, they may be difficult at first, second, i don't think you should go with that kicker amp, too much money for too little power, the best for your money i would say is the jbl bp1200.1 ( http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3063184914&category=18797 ) for about $265 shipped, it puts out alot of power and is suitable for 2 or 3 subs, i'd say go wwith 2 subs, i don't like audiobahn at all really, they're just the bling bling sort of crap and not focused on quality in my opinion, my friend has 2 audiobahn subs and they just don't get going unless you put alot of power to them, and even then they don't sound too good, i think you'd be very pleased with some elemental design subs, they'ree great for the money (edesignaudio.com), if your going for something loud get two e12O's and put them in a pretty good sized sealed enclosure, you could either get the single voice coil or the dual voice coil, two svc (single voice coil) subs would make for a 2 ohm loud, meaning the subs would see about 600 watts each, which i plenty, but if you want even more i know lots of people that have the amp i recommened wired so it sees a 1 ohm loud, to do this you'd have to get dvc (dual voice coil) subs, meaning each sub gets somewhere around 750 watts each, which would be pretty damn loud, let me know if any of this was out of your league, it got kind of technical sorry, but to conclude my suggestion is:
HU: Any pioneer
Amp: JBL BP1200.1
Subs: Elemental Designs e12O's
$: about $860 shipped
if you need something more on a budget i can give you other suggestions too.
12-07-2003, 01:29 AM
HU: Alpine or Eclipse doesn't get any better than those 2 brands. Can find some good buys on them too. Amps, I'm a fan of Alpine, MTX, and JL Audio. Subs, I've had JL's and Bazooka tubes. I always stick with Infinity when it comes to speakers. I'm no expert, just my opinion on these brands that I've used. I've never had a problem with any of them, sound is damn good and I've put a stereo system in all 7 vehicles in my life
12-07-2003, 01:47 AM
just wanted to say that alpine hu's don't have mp3 unless you go into the $200 range as far as i know and eclipse are good but i think you need a something commander attachment thing for mp3 cabablity.
12-07-2003, 03:14 AM
ok well i got a couple problems...one i dont got lot of money but im saveing up...im at 400 right now...ill have about 1000 by jan 1.
Im looking for Dam Good Amp and Dam Good Subs for good Price...also i wanted to add neons under my amps and subs for show...so it would be in a case the size of my trunk space in a 2003 ford focus zx3 ztech. im only wantting to spend 1000 on my system at the max..not counting screens...
The Deck doesnt matter too much i just want a decent one...that will play loud...not to worried about xm sattlie bs...or any graphics unless i find a good deal...because i want a dvd player in my dash....so im kind of like hrmmm what should i do...
The other thing i live in maui hawaii..soo im haveing hard time with people wantting to ship to me....but i dont like what hawaii has to offer on the island...
other thing is do watts on speakers matter? i got swiss audio but not what watts im running
Maybe hopeing to get a amp and subs to match up so i dont have to much bass or too much speaker...you understand?
dis what you mean sub wise?
12-07-2003, 12:57 PM
I am not really familiar with the swiss audio but I am assuming your speakers are getting less than 25 watts, therfore, i wouldn't go with what i suggested if you want the bass to not overpower everything else, i'd go with one of those dvc 12o's and get a good quality amp that does about 500 watts @ 2 ohms to power it. but since this is partly for show you probably want at least 2 subs, you could get two 10o's i guess, to get an equal balcne between subs and un amp'd speakers would be hard in my opinion, you'd need a nice set of componets for the fronts and a 4 channel amp to run the sub and speakers, but then your talking more money, so i'm not sure what you'd want to do. also, for the deck, you could get an indash screen and dvd player, alpine and pioneer make some nie ones but they're in the 500-800 range.
http://thezeb.com/caraudio/international.html <---check that out for shipping costs for you
12-08-2003, 03:44 AM
ok on my speakers here are the specs..
6x8 2 way coaxial speaker with magnet cover
Woven Mic Cone With Rubber Butyl Surround
1'hard dome tweeter with hi-flux neodymium magnet and ferro fluid cooled
Poly switch circuit shut off protection
Frequency response.....66- 20k hz
Peak Power Handing......80 watts
Model No. SAF-680
$67.99 for a 2 speakers
are Dem good, Bad, Or Bad as....
Edit----ok, Do they make a Deck thats dvd and playz bruned cds with a screen or is it dvd player with screen then buying a cd deck to play my burned cds
Edit----ok, click here http://www.swissaudioinc.com/speekers/SAF_Series.html to see my speakers model saf680 theres 2 im the one that more around then long wise
12-08-2003, 11:29 AM
I've got a buddy that has the Kenwood touch screen 6". Plays burned CD's, and DVD's, only problem is it runs about $1800.00, maybe a lil less since he bought it about 1 1/2 yrs ago.
12-08-2003, 11:40 AM
I used to own a Pioneer deck, it was incredibly bad. That thing fell apart in about a year. I switched over to Kenwood and have been happy ever since.
The Audiobahn woofers looks way too cheap to be any good. I've read some good reviews on their more expensive woofer. I personally don't know anyone that has used them so I can't comment.
Kicker amps are pretty good, my friend used to run his JL audio subs with one and it sounded amazingly good.
12-08-2003, 06:18 PM
So KenWood Deck,
Amp that Runs about 4 OHM JB amp
And 12' subs from Infinity?
12-09-2003, 12:04 AM
i reccommend pioneer and alpine over kenwood any day for indash screen, dvd readability, mp3 capability, or regular cd hu's, if you go with kenwood i'd say make sure to get the excelon series. for amps there's alot of choices, avionixxusa.com has some good quality amps for low prices, the jbl bp1200.1 is a good value if you have soemthing to take the power, there's other good quality amps for good prices too, for subs i've heard that the infinity perfect series is pretty good, i perosonaly like the elemental designs because of how cheaply priced they are and the good sq the k series has, i've heard the O and A series are realy good values too.
12-09-2003, 03:17 AM
i think i got what i needed look at my new stero post i bought it all today