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Old 5th March 2008, 10:13   #31
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Who is representing GZ in India?
Any place where I can get an audition in Cochin / Trivandrum?

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Who is representing GZ in India?
Any place where I can get an audition in Cochin / Trivandrum?
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What would be the difference?
More may not always be better.

More: It may be boomy and loud, maybe the kind of sound some people like.

Better: It may be tight and punchy (if you can call it that, lol), which many of us here like.


Again my perspective of better may be different from yours.
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Old 5th March 2008, 21:51   #34
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More may not always be better.

More: It may be boomy and loud, maybe the kind of sound some people like.

Better: It may be tight and punchy (if you can call it that, lol), which many of us here like.


Again my perspective of better may be different from yours.
Yes. Tight is what i like too. Thats what i meant by quality.
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Ok guys I agree a lot depends on the sub. But the enclosure make the 50 % of the sound which the sub produce.

Good sub + bad enclosure = average sub + good enclosure.
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This is a very strange question.
From a prospective buyer's point, it's not a strange Q but a normal one especially from an Indian !
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From a prospective buyer's point, it's not a strange Q but a normal one especially from an Indian !
I did not understand the "How long it will last "

I would say it will last like all the good subs in the market.
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I did not understand the "How long it will last "

I would say it will last like all the good subs in the market.
Infact, I asked whether it will last like our older Seiko watches !
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Infact, I asked whether it will last like our older Seiko watches !
Hmm watches and subs are quite different thinks. But I think it will last long.
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Infact, I asked whether it will last like our older Seiko watches !
Are you expecting a car audio equipment to last for 20 years or so? I'm not sure why you would compare electronic stuff to watches!
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^This does bring about an interesting question. What is the average life of HUs / speakers / amps / subs? Audio equipment (at least speakers) isn't like computers, that they get outdated quickly. I would imagine that if you get great speakers, why would you not want them to last 10 years?
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I have stuff, mostly DIY, which has been working for the last 30-35 years! I am sure so does Navin. So, why not? The only things that degrade are the rubber parts wherever used - belts, pulleys, grommets, surrounds (older foam ones). The other parts that failed were mostly due to corrosion etc.

'Outdated' is a difficult word - similar to the feminine interpretation of fashion!

Surprisingly, the more the equipment was used, the lesser the instances of failure. Never could figure that one!

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One factor which kills the equipment is dust. More the Dust goes in the HU it will stop reading. If goes in the speaker it will damage the VC (major failure is 6x9). Rest Amplifier controls like gain, switches goes haywire. So keep the dust away and the equipment will be good for a long time to come.
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One factor which kills the equipment is dust. More the Dust goes in the HU it will stop reading. If goes in the speaker it will damage the VC (major failure is 6x9). Rest Amplifier controls like gain, switches goes haywire. So keep the dust away and the equipment will be good for a long time to come.
is it necessary that we pump some AC air on the amps to keep them cool. is there any protection in the amps for overheating.
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How do amps in the boot get cooled ? I dont think the amps heat is produced at such a high level ot malfunction it.... may be so for more powerful amps.
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