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eastman474 3rd January 2010 02:21 AM

Two 10's or four 8's?
 
ok so im redoing my system and i was thinking about running two 10" image dynamics idmax's ported, does anyone know if four of the right 8's could beat that spl wise without spending much more money? if so what subs? and i am gonna be running a sundown saz-2000d. thank you

mavric 3rd January 2010 03:44 AM

Do you want something to listen to? or just be the one hit wonder? If you want listen to any kind of music, 4 8' woofers have more cone area, however,the the two 10" might give you the low end, all of this depends on the enclosure,,,,Keep that in mind and post some pics of your car or truck. All the best here, Mavric

djQUAN 3rd January 2010 10:02 AM

I have two DD 1508's and they have tons of output in the right box. you just need to feed them at least 600wrms each.

defect9 3rd January 2010 10:13 AM

if you've got the money and the room, I'd say a couple of 12"s for low end, and an 8" or two for midbass punch. but... that'd likely mean another amp

mavric 3rd January 2010 10:15 AM

those 1508's are no joke, what kind of vehichle? I can send a link for vented enclosure. I wish i had those drivers.

mavric 3rd January 2010 10:23 AM

holy smokes, I just read the reviews on that amp, its one ohm stable, posted at about 1500rms depending on voltage. Go big! that amp is a beast. With kind of power, I have used similar amps on two 15's and popped 150's on term lab and still kept itas an everyday driving car. But please, what kind of vehichle?

djQUAN 3rd January 2010 10:55 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mavric (Post 2033098)
those 1508's are no joke, what kind of vehichle? I can send a link for vented enclosure. I wish i had those drivers.

I'm using mine in a Toyota Rav4 in a 1.4cuft common chamber 34Hz ported box. powered by a Kicker ZX1000.1. loads of low end output from two 8's. already broke the clips for the rear plastic bumper trimming. :warped:

eastman474 3rd January 2010 06:35 PM

well i want to be able to listen to not a one hit wonder its my daily driver and it is a 2000 chevy silverado extra cab and im building a custom fiberglass box for whatever i decide. what is the pricing like on the 1508's? and ill post some pics of the space i have to work with tonight.

djQUAN 3rd January 2010 06:51 PM

I think it's around US$250 SRP over here. might be a little cheaper over there as there's no shipping, tax, etc.

eastman474 4th January 2010 11:34 PM

i thing im going to give the sundown sa-8 a try and if i dont like them ill switch it up later .


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