Reccomend me a 15 inch sub...

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  1. JohnAG

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    Need a new 15, the amp going to it is a kenwood kac9152d with 900w rms at 2 ohms. It's going in a sealed box. I would like a good compromise of sound quality and output.
     
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    would also be willing to go with one or two 12s I guess, I was just hoping I wouldn't have to build a new box.

    I'm hovering over the buy button on an IDmax 12, would my amp power it adequately?

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    What's that amp rated for a 4 Ohm load, since you're looking at a single speaker.
     
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    Can I not get a dual 4 ohm for a 2 ohm load?

    and I think it's 500rms for 4 ohm
     
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    Yeah, dual 4 Ohm for 450W/speaker, or a single @ 500 W.
     
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    wouldn't it be dual 4 ohm 900wrms speaker?
     
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    check out mach5audio.com
    they have a 15in dual 4 ohm 500rms sub for under $100. yes it's cheap but you will be VERY happy with it.
    i have one in a vented box (3cu/ft @ 34hz) powered by a kenwood kac-x811d (900rms at 2 ohms) and it rattles the shit out of my trailblazer.
    fantastic sound quality and output from such a cheap sub. you honestly wont find a better sub for the money.
    plus they are in canada, so the price is even cheaper once you convert to usd
     
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    No. Good thing you stopped by the forum.
     
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    explain? If the amp puts out 900 wrms at 2 ohms, wouldn't I get a sub that can handle 900wrms?
     
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    pretty much all subs are dual coil now.
    why wouldnt you want a dual coil sub?
     
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    For some reason i thought you were talking about the brand Dual, it was early :hs:
     
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    i would never reccommend that garbage :rofl:
    this is a brand, mach 5 audio
    kind of an internet brand like elemental designs (not quite as good as elemental)
     
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    Yeah I figured that out... THat's why I deleted that post. My brain was NOT workign at 715 this morning.
     
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    You need two 4 Ohm loads in parallel to get the amp to see a 2 Ohm load. Once that's done, each four Ohm load will use half the total power.
     
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    Total bullshit.
     
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    I'd reccomend Mach 5 WAY before eDuh. Their mid was pretty decent for like $14.
     
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    how so? pretty much every manufacturer offers thier woofers in dual cone now.

     
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    There are a ton of home audio drivers that are SVC. SVC is still the cheapest, easiest way to make a driver and wind a coil. FYI.
     
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    i was talking about car audio, but yes you are right
     
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    Soundsplinter RL-P is always a good choice... or a FI SSD is not expensive if they make those in 15
     
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    So wouldn't that give you 450 to each voice coil, or 900 to the speaker?
     
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    wtf DVC. :io:
     
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    JL 15w3 or w4
     
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    if my amp does 900rms, why would I get a sub that can only take 300rms?
     
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    That is 450 @4ohms
    Which is reasonable for a 15w3 in a sealed box.

    Have you looked at Memphis?
    They have some pretty mean 15s. http://www.memphiscaraudio.com/
     

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