How would I power this? JL 3way component system

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by Elderain, Nov 17, 2004.

  1. Elderain

    Elderain New Member

    Aug 10, 2004
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    Florida, Clearwater

    [font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Description: 3-way System: 6.5-inch (160 mm) Woofer; 4-inch (100 mm) Treated Pulp Cone Midrange and 1-inch (25 mm) Aluminum Dome Tweeter, Grilles Included
    Power Handling: 70W Continuous
    Recommended Amp Power: 25 - 150 Watts
    Efficiency: 90.5 dB @ 1W/1m
    Frequency Response: 48 Hz - 25 KHz ± 3 dB

    The crossovers have 1 input, 3 output, so I'm assuming I would need to get an external amplifier for them since I dont think you can bridge speaker outputs on a headunit, and if I did use the headunit, its like 22 watts rms. Something, 2 channels, up to 150 watts each? or is 75 watts the max rms i should put into it? I saw a lil amp in the thread or 2 down (monitor 1 or something) is that like what I would need?

    Damn this stuff to hell, it confuses me. why cant everything just be simple :big grin: I refuse to pay people to do this, i know i can install it when I figure out what I need. :hsd:

  2. 04

    04 Guest

    Yeah that Monitor amplifier would work great with those JL speakers.
  3. Dr.JuliusHibbard

    Dr.JuliusHibbard New Member

    May 31, 2004
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    Those 3 way XRs open up when you put good power to 100-150 rms will make them sing. My suggestion for that set up is a JL 300/2.
  4. Sir SWATness

    Sir SWATness Guest

    the JL 300/4 would prolly be ur best bet
  5. pharcyde183

    pharcyde183 Nissan by nature

    Sep 16, 2002
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    Definitely the monitor 1 amp. Fantastic piece

    I bought myself an Avionixx 800.2 ([email protected]) for my front components.
    Going to be beastly, but my comps are 200RMS haha

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