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Old 2nd August 2006, 14:20   #31
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Navin thanks a lot. Have some queries though:
1. Read of many threads that front and back speakers should be as far as possible from the same brand.
2. Is Blaupunkt Velocity better than JBL GTO series?? How much does it cost?
3. What about the coax.. do i go in for JBL or blaupunkt
4. A box sub (does this include the amp required by the sub or do i have to get an additional one)
1) if you can; but not a rule
2) I havent heard Velocity; but GTOs are good
3) Go for co-ax at Rear. and 6.5inch compos at frnt; JBL/Blau, your taste,your money, your ears.
4) Get a boxed sub and an amp.

either; a good 4 channel amp and use it to run the compos at frnt and sub with remaining 2 channels in bridged mode. cheaper option

or, get a mono amp or a good 2 channel amp for sub. costlier option
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thanks jkdas.. but forgive my ignorance what do you mean by running the 2 channels in bridged mode ?

Also do i need some kind of crossover filter to feed the comps. I noticed that blau provides the crossover default with the component set (Velocity series)
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Compos speakers sets comes with filters, even JBL's.

do check the terminology thread for other terms
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I was checking out some JBL speakers at www.jbl.com , but i am not sure what all are available in India. is there any place where i can see what all JBL speakers are available in India.

Also is Blaupunkt Velocity better than JBL ??
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I was checking out some JBL speakers at www.jbl.com , but i am not sure what all are available in India. is there any place where i can see what all JBL speakers are available in India.

Also is Blaupunkt Velocity better than JBL ??
www.fxaudio.com for some JBL products. Or PM Sam for what you are looking for.
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Hi Folks
I checked some Jbl comps and this is what i found :

GTO607C - 160mm (6-1/2") 2-way component system (2 ohms)
GTO627 - 6-1/2" 2-Way Loudspeaker (2 ohms)
GTO75.4 II - 520 Watt 4-Channel amplifier

I was thinking wouldnt it be cheaper to buy a 6 channel amp and use 4 channels to power the comps and coxs and use the remaining 2 channels to power the sub rather than get a separate amp for the sub ??

Any idea on the cost of these. I beleive they will be very expensive so are they any recommendation for the next best option.
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607 costs 6.5k and 637 at 4k. Its a 3way, not 2 way.

6 channel would cost more. YOu can look at CS60.4 as its cheaper than 75.4
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thanks jkd but i was referring to GTO627 which is a two way. Isnt the 627 available in india.

Also any idea if Blaupunk Velocity is better than JBL ??

What are your opinions on the sub and its amp ?
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thanks jkd but i was referring to GTO627 which is a two way. Isnt the 627 available in india.

Also any idea if Blaupunk Velocity is better than JBL ??

What are your opinions on the sub and its amp ?
I would suggest you stick with JBL rather than Velocity. I own Velocity 130 Components which are from the last year lineup (2004 model). They perform good but are'nt much great. And I've heard the latest Velocity components are more down on quality. They are not easy to service too.

Get a Hertz 300D Subwoofer if possible. This Sub is a very good one indeed. You'll be amazed by the good quality bass it can pump out. Mate it to a good Monoblock or get that 6 channel amp from Audison for 28k. 1 amp! less mess and lots of power!
You can go in for ID Subs if you're more inclined towards SQ!
And if these does'nt fascinate you, then just get a JBL 12" and that CS60.4 amp.

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As naven said all these JBL, Infinity, Becker, Harman Kardon all from the same leading audio manufacturer Harman International. Though its from the same manufacturer there will be lot of variation in the performance. Each brand/product designed for different sector of customers. As i heared from many people JBL is good but Infinity is better than JBL.

http://www.harman.com/WHAT_WE_DO/mar...AR&type=brands
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sam bhai apke company ke puri profile hai ...... good one rajesh.....
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His budget was 30 k right? A 6 channel amp would be too much and hence didnt push it emm, teh Hertz sub... on my cards too!
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His budget was 30 k right? A 6 channel amp would be too much and hence didnt push it emm, teh Hertz sub... on my cards too!
Ooppss!!!! 30k? stick with a 4 channel amp and a hertz 300.

So JK, you'll be HERTZfied soon! Me thinks too in the components department!
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Hi,
I have decided to go for pair of 6.5'' speakers on the front doors & pair of 6.5'' speakers on the front doors. Im not going for any Amps or subs, atleast for now. I have requested one of my friend who is comming from US end of this month to get speakers from there. Here are the options available for me choose. Guys please help me to choose the correct one from the below options.


Alpine SPS-17C2 6-1/2" 2-way Car Speakers
$99.99

Infinity Reference 6012si 6-1/2"Shallow 2-way Speakers
$99.99

Pioneer TS-A1681R 6-1/2" 4-Way Speakers
$99.99

[COLOR=#800080]Polk Audio db 650[/COLOR] 6-1/2" 2-way Speakers
$99.99

[COLOR=#0000ff]JBL GTO637[/COLOR] 6-1/2" 3-Way Speakers
$107.99

[COLOR=#0000ff]Infinity Kappa 62.7i[/COLOR] 6-1/2" 2-way Speakers
$149.99

[COLOR=#0000ff]Infinity Kappa 63.7i[/COLOR] 6-1/2" 3-way Speakers
$199.99

Thanks,
Rajesh

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Hi Folks

Based on the suggestion/advise on this thread, i have identified the following:
1. JBL GTO607C - 160mm (6-1/2") 2-way component system (2 ohms)
2. JBL GTO627 - 6-1/2" 2-Way Loudspeaker (2 ohms)
3. JBL CSO60.4 II - 145 Watt 4-Channel amplifier -
4. Hertz HBX 300 DS sub - 4+4 ohms
5. Havent identified the amp for the sub yet.. any suggestions ?

Also some more questions:
1. Is it necessary to isolate the music power connections from the rest of the electrical circuits in the car ? How is this done.
2. Can the sub be installed in a manner which makes it detachable, just in case i need the additional boot space temporarily.
3. Any suggestions for the amp for the sub are welcome
4. Since the 4 channel amp has only 145W and each speaker has a RMS rating of 50-60W, so 4 speakers would be 200-240W. Is that a problem?
5. Is any kind of filter required to isolate the low end from the COAX and the Comps (since they should be going to the sub) or does the amp take care of that?
6. How much does each cost and are they available in Mumbai ?
7. And finally the big question, give me the name/address of some good installers in Mumbai.

Thanks guys

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