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Old 12th August 2012, 07:43 AM   #1
twister702 is offline twister702
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OK I am the new guy here so please don't beat me up to bad to where I cant get up.

I know by no means this is not a high end system that I am installing next weekend. I am scared this set up will not give me the sound I am hoping to get but here it is and what would you change if it was you. remember this is just a starter up system. This will be going into a 2004 Chevy Silverado extended cab.

Deck/ H/U is a


Rockford Fosgate RFC1D

Hybrid 1.0 Farad Digital Stiffening Capacitor only cause it was free and for the dimming of the lights.

Sub amp is a

MTX Jack Hammer JH600 CLASS D- Variable Crossover: Low @ 40 Hz to 200 Hz, 24 dB/Oct , Subsonic: 20 Hz to 50 Hz, 12 dB/Oct

•JackHammer Series Class D Monoblock Car Amplifier
•RMS Power Rating:
◦4 ohms: 350 watts x 1 chan.
◦2 ohms: 600 watts x 1 chan.
•Max power output: 1200 watts x 1 chan.
•Adaptive class D technology
•Wired remote bass level control included
•LED power, overheat, and voltage indicators
•Tuned Bass EQ (0-12 dB bass boost at 40 Hz)
•Gain control
•Built-in active fan cooling technology adjusts fan speed according to the usage of the amplifier
•Variable low-pass filter (40-200 Hz, 24 dB/octave)
•Subsonic filter (20-50 Hz, 12 dB/octave)
•CEA-2006 compliant amplifier
•Frequency response: 20-200 Hz

4 channel amp for the doors, 2 backs and 2 fronts is a

PPI Precision Power Black Ice BK800.4

Power Specifications - Full Range Channels

RMS Power @ 4 ohms--130 watts x 4 channels

RMS Power @ 2 ohms--200 watts x 4 channels

Bridged RMS Power--400 watts x 2 channels

Amplifier Specifications

Amplifier Class--AB

Number of Channels--4

Total RMS Power Output--800 watts

Maximum Input Gauge Size--8 AWG

Minimum Impedance Unbridged--2 ohms

Minimum Impedance Bridged--4 ohms

Built-in Crossover--Low-pass (LP)--High-pass (HP)

Bass Boost--0 - 12 dB

Sub speakers and please don't laugh, I know they are cheap subs lol

MTX TNE212D 12'' X 2

•1200 Watt MAX
• 400 Watt RMS
• Sensitivity (1W/1M): 87. 8dB
• Impedance: 2 Ohm
• 2" Voice Coils
• 48 oz. Magnet
• Polypropylene Cones with Rubber Surrounds
• Stamped Steel Baskets
• Chrome Plated Push Spring Terminals
• Frequency Response (+- 1dB): 20Hz-30kHz
• Frequency Response (+- 3 dB) 41-150 Hz
• Low/High Pass Filter: Variable 40-400 Hz

Door speakers are

KICKER DS65 6.5" 200 Watt 4-Ohm 2-Way DS Series, 11DS65 2 in the front and 2 in the back, Maybe 6x9s in the front doors???

•KICKER DS65 6.5" 200 Watt 4-Ohm 2-Way DS Series Car Audio Speakers
•MAX Power Handling: 100 Watts per Speaker (400 Watts for 2 Pair)
•RMS Power Handling: 50 Watt per Speaker (200 Watts for 2 Pair)
•Extended Voice Coil (EVC™) technology for ultra-clean bass
•Ribbed UV-treated surround for precise linear excursion and optimum sound
•Balanced-dome tweeters for outstanding definition
•Impedance: 4-Ohm
•Sensitivity: 90dB
•Frequency Response: 40-20k

Tell me what you would change and how do you think this set up will sound. any info would be great before I do the install. Just looking for a loud good sounding set up.
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Old 12th August 2012, 10:15 PM   #2
amc32 is offline amc32  United States
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Loud and sounding good is sometimes an oxymoron in car audio. What was your last system like?
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