not getting much power from Bxi1606d

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  1. Mojo

    Mojo New Member

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    i bought a brand new bxi1606d from ebay seller locustaudio (whose one of the greater sellers which is why i bought it from). everything seemed brand new and still virgin. i hooked it up with my ID12v3 (dual 2-ohm) with all proper connections (using 2ga). sub is wired in paralell for a 1ohm load.
    why is it that i need to have my gains at 3/4 level whereas when i had it hooked up to my Orion 300D, i only had it at little over half way to get the same amount of volume from the sub?
    i tried it out with my older brutus bx1000d and gains were at half way and hit much harder than the bxi1606d at halfway. i let the amp play for 10min for warm up when i experimented.

    is it because the orion 300d/bx1000d are much more sensitive than the bxi1606d?


    heres my settings on the bxi1606d:
    gain: 3/4
    bass boost: off
    phase: off/0 degrees
    sub sonic: 15hz/lowest (sealed box)
    low pass: little over 1/4 past way
     
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    link to amp?! apparently the orion is a better amp?
     
  3. Mojo

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    your going from a classic company to a cheap ass manufacturer of car audio. My friend was wondering the same thing when my jl 500/1 hit harder than his hifonics 1500d which does three times the power at one ohm.
     
  5. Mojo

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    ive had good expirences with hifonics brutus amps. ive owned their bx500d, bx1000d, and bx1500d. i wouldnt say their quality is as good as orions, but sure enough the bx1000d put out MUCH more power than the orion 300d.
     
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    both are classic, neither are the original company.
     
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