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Old 14th October 2011, 12:09   #136
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Is it possible to have a good ICE setup without rear speakers ? Don't want to compromise boot space in Spark.
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Old 14th October 2011, 12:24   #137
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Is it possible to have a good ICE setup without rear speakers ? Don't want to compromise boot space in Spark.
Yes you can, or you could have rear speakers installed in the rear doors. Does the Spark have rear door speaker locations? if not a little cutting might be involved.
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Yes you can, or you could have rear speakers installed in the rear doors. Does the Spark have rear door speaker locations? if not a little cutting might be involved.
No it doesn't. Don't want to go the cutting way.
Will a pair of Illusion electra 4.1 as front speakers be good enough ?
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No it doesn't. Don't want to go the cutting way.
Will a pair of Illusion electra 4.1 as front speakers be good enough ?
The music will miss the bass. 4" woofers dont push much air.
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Old 14th October 2011, 18:05   #140
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The music will miss the bass. 4" woofers dont push much air.
Okay. Actually i don't want to compromise on boot space, so for the time being i ll go ahead with the front speakers. If it isn't sufficient then i ll add the rear speakers as well.
If front only, would the regular JBL speakers be good enough or should i go for Kicker/Illusion ?
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Old 18th October 2011, 02:40   #141
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Dear Gurus,
I'm not so expert in car audio system so I need your help.

I'm having a confusion in deciding the amplifier as which amplifier fits my setup.!

The setup which Iím deciding is :-

Front components :-
Rainbow 2way SLC 265.25 KICK NG
Power Rating- 100/150
rainbow - german car audio | Rainbow Audio Components

Rear:-
Rainbow 6.5 Inch Coaxial Set SL 165 NG
Power Rating- 80/150
rainbow - german car audio | Rainbow Audio Components

Subwoofer :-
DD 1500 Series
Power Handling RMS- 500/1500

DD Audio: Mobile Audio | Woofers | 1500 Series

Amplifier:-
Audio System X-ION Series
(Audio system X--ION 70.6 PLUS) 6 Channel amp
4x 65 + 2x 100 Wrms (4 Ohm)
4x 90 + 2x 190 Wrms (2 Ohm)
4x 65 + 2x 240 Wrms (1 Ohm)
Audio System Europe GmbH - welcome to the official site

Please guide me is this a perfect amplifier for my setup?
Thanks
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Old 25th October 2011, 10:33   #142
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Hi Guys especially Baba Samananada ,

I have booked Chevy Beat LS. Am getting Sony/JVC branded HU and 4 speakers worth rs 13K. Can I have something good in this budget, or should I go with the dealer provided system. My requirements are:
1. The complete Hu and speaker set should be within 15K
2. It should have USB and Ipod compatibility
3. It should have provision of adding sub at a later stage.

Inputs required ASAP. I have to finalize a deal with the accessories guy today!!

Thanks in advance.
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Old 28th October 2011, 20:56   #143
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Hi Gurus,

I am planning to book Alto K10. Can you recommend me a good ICE setup for it.

My Budget is 20K (max).

My requirement is

1. I don't want to compromise on the sound quality. So " Good Sound Quality"

2. Headunit doesn't need to be flashy. A basic looking unit is also ok, but should support AUX and USB.


Also any idea if we can ask Maruti Showroom guys to fit in these components in the brand new car, so that the warranty is not affected.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 29th October 2011, 00:52   #144
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Hi, As part of my ICE upgrade, I am planning to buy the Infinity Kappa Four Amplifier for my Swift. Also, planning to get the speakers, but here is my confusion. I am looking at 2 options:
1. Image Dynamics CTX 65
2. FOCAL Polyglass 165VB
The confusion is, the Infinity Kappa Four delivers 125W per channel (4 ohms), which ID speakers are 60W RMS, and the Focals are 70W RMS. Is this is good choice? If not, can you please suggest some that will go with the Amp? Just to let you know, I am currently at Canada, and hence planned to get these upgrades from here (or USA). Any suggestions please!
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Can you please tell me if there is any good installer/accessories shop in Ghaziabad?
I have bought WURTH noise deadening pad and want to get the damping done before I proceed with the main course.
any help/information will make my weekend fruitful..
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Am getting Sony/JVC branded HU and 4 speakers worth rs 13K.

3. It should have provision of adding sub at a later stage.
I would suggest considering Kenwood as well. They have a reputation for better SQ than either Sony or JVC.

If you are looking to add a suwoofer later your HU should have 3 pre outs OR have 2 pre outs where the rear pre outs can be configured to control a subwoofer (amplifier).

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My Budget is 20K (max)..
You should get a good HU + 4 speakers + a 4 ch. amp. for 20K. In fact you could have 1-2K left over. Use this money to damp the front doors.

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1. Image Dynamics CTX 65
2. FOCAL Polyglass 165VB
Both speakers are good. The thermal ratings are only a guide and not sacred.

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Can you please tell me if there is any good installer/accessories shop in Ghaziabad?..
I loooked in the TBHP Directory and all I could find was this place.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/delhi-...ghaziabad.html (Interior & Exterior Cleaning - Unique Auto Care India (Ghaziabad))
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Both speakers are good. The thermal ratings are only a guide and not sacred.
Thanks Navin. I have decided on the Focals. So, do you mean, I can safely play the Focals with the Infinity Kappa Four Amp, without the risk of frying them. Do you suggest any other speakers in this range? Or, should I go for a different Amp altogether?

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Gurus.. How does the JBL GT5-644 amp fare against Hertz and Polk db comps? Is the amp powerful enough to drive these comps? And also, how good are "Connection" audio cables?
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Thanks Navin. I have decided on the Focals. So, do you mean, I can safely play the Focals with the Infinity Kappa Four Amp, without the risk of frying them. Do you suggest any other speakers in this range? Or, should I go for a different Amp altogether?
Yes you can safely play the Focals using the Kappa amp. If you set the LPF high enough (say 80Hz/12db) you should not damage the Focals.

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Gurus.. How does the JBL GT5-644 amp fare against Hertz and Polk db comps? Is the amp powerful enough to drive these comps? And also, how good are "Connection" audio cables?
The 644 amp is adequate for most speakers and all reparts say that Connection Audio cables are quite good (though I have never heard them).
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The 644 amp is adequate for most speakers and all reparts say that Connection Audio cables are quite good (though I have never heard them).

Thanks Sir. What do have to say about the comps? Hertz or Polk? Budget - 8k. Only other options being JBL & Infinity. My music library contains a mix of trance, electro, house, slow instrumentals and limited bollywood.
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