Dynamic Headroom, How much is too much?

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  1. rebs

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    Just curious for your opinions on the matter:coolugh:
     
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    150 watt per side is minimum.
     
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    Lol.

    Basically... I love headroom. So, buy an amp that has plenty of it... set the amp to full power using an O-scope. Then attenuate at the HU, assuming you have the ability to do this.

    That's what I do.

    :)
     
  4. 1.8

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    I prefer having about double the needed RMS power on whatever speakers I use.
     
  5. Ronin

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    especially on movies the more power the better, ultra quiet talking to guns going off at extreme volumes ftw
     
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    car > home:eek3:
     
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    some cars these days ... now get this, have video in them.
     
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    Sound quality in cars will never compare to that of a decent home system.
     
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    i read that on the back of a matchbook too
     
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    I fucking HATE that.
     
  12. Ronin

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    i like it as it makes the guns actually seem like guns
     
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    :ugh:
     
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    FUCK OFF I WAS AT WORK WITH MY HEAD IN 2 DODGE RAM REWIRES:mad:
     
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    not rly.

    have you ever actually been shooting outdoors?
     
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    Q: How much is too much?
    A: Does not compute.

    OK, OK...enough to cause pain with transients is too much. So what, 135dB? :big grin:
     
  17. Ronin

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    yes, theyre fucking loud :hsughno:

    i almost always have my ears covered though

    sometimes quiet sound tracks do bother me but if u can still hear what theyre saying clearly its not too bad, i do like to have distinct differences in volume though for the appropriate sound effects
     
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    most tracks are not "distinct" I find... In order to get the vocals at a pleasing level, the "action" scenes are over-powering. As a result, I usually have the gain on my center-channel amp up a bit higher.
     
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    any 800.4 should do the trick.
     
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    4200 SE > *
     
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    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] 111x4 @4 ohms, 205x4 @2 ohms, 200x4 @1 ohm,[/FONT] [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]223[/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]x2 @8 ohms, 411x2 @4 ohms, & 400x2 @2 ohms bridged[/FONT]




    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]ok. not bad
    [/FONT]
     
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    every one we have in stock has an actual of 250x4 @ 2ohm:o
     
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    rock the fuck on!
     
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    its like 1900 bucks so it had better make power
     

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