JBL 1200.1 or Used Lanzar 1000.1D ?

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  1. TQ

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    which one is better?

    these will be powering one 15inch solobaric (older round one)
     
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    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    definately the JBL 1200.1. Lanzar is entry level equipment in most cases. and JBL amps are great definately for the price.
     
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    let me clarify.

    this is a Lanzar opti 1000.1D

    definately not entry level...
     
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    Go with the JBL.
     
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    its still lanzar. and in my opinion, not great equipment.
     
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    How many Lanzar amplifiers have you used?

    Anyways, I personally would go with the JBL as well, simply because it puts out more power. I assume they cost around the same price?

    The Lanzar might have a subsonic filter, and a steeper lowpass filter, so base that on your decision as well.
     
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    well i've been finding the JBL for around $260 (ikesound has it for 259 but there shipping is HORRIBLE! like 40-60 bucks!)

    my buddy has the lazar optidrive 1000.1D and he said hed sell it for $250 or so. i've been seeing these older optidrives (500.2 200.2, etc) go for 175-200 on ebay.

    everywhere else has praised these (and only these) amps?!?? :hs:


    i just don't want to buy another amp that says it puts out 1000 watts but hits as hard as a 300watt kenwood :rolleyes:
     
  8. 04

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    I understand what you mean. I honestly have no idea about the Lanzar, but the JBL DOES put out its rated power. However, I think the optidrive series is higher end than the vibe series and my vibe 1200d puts out a true 1200wrms into 1ohm.

    Other brands to look at are the crossfire, and the DEI 1100d.
     
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    I like the JBL b/c you get 1200w @ 2 ohm and 1 ohm.
     
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    like my mint condition striped model dei 1100d that i'm trying to get rid of? :bigthumb:




    out of the two, i would go with the lanzar for sure. i had a JBL 600.1 a while back before i had the 1100d and i liked it at first (it was a step up from a lightning audio), until vocals started to bleed though and u could hear voices through the sub. did i mention the labels were so hard to read? didn't exactly know where i setted the LP at. the lanzar is a tad bit underrated. heck..even the vibe1200d was benched tested and did a tad bit more. the optidrive series is much better than any other lanzar amps. but when u get to the 1000+ watts mark, you aren't going to hear the difference between 100-200 watts. thats less than 1db of a difference.

    quality over quantity. i'd go with lanzar ;)
     
  11. GSteg how much for the amp? where are you located?
     
  12. M-1000

    M-1000 COME FLY AWAY

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    my jbl 600.1 powers 2 12" alpine type-S. got it off ebay for $180 US. brand new at best buy here its $700 cdn :ugh: :ugh:
     

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