Amp and sub box help please!

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  1. Dsmgst

    Dsmgst New Member

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    I'm planning on buying an Alpine 9813 Headunit with Kicker Resolution Rs6c's up front and leaving the back 6.5's stock. For subs i'm going with 2 Adire Shivas.

    My questions are what amp(s) would I need to get if I wanted to run the kickers at around 100W and each shiva at around 300W? I was planning on powering the rear speakers through the HU and finding a cheap 2 channel amp to power the kickers and another seperate sub amp to power the 2 shivas but I need help on deciding which specific amps I should look into. As for budget i'm looking at around 250-300 for each amp max.

    The last question I have is if I want to run a sealed box for my 2 shivas what would be the appropriate dimensions? I'm definately looking for a little more SQ than SPL in a set up. My car is a hatchback so trunk space is pretty ample for a car its size which leads me to believe there's enough space for the larger sized box that shivas require.

    Thanks for all your help in advance.
     
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    Dsmgst New Member

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    For the mono amp would the USX600D suffice or would I need to get the USX800D?
     
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    The 600D should suffice. What sized box do you have your Shiva's in?
     
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    If you want SQ, then I suggest a large sealed box. I would get the Q around .707, and in a sealed box thats about 5 cubic feet for both. However, you can still get good sound quality out of a smaller box, especially since your car is a hatchback. I wouldnt go any smaller than 3 cubic feet sealed for both though.
     
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    Ahh ok, thanks for the help :bigthumb:
     

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