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Old 22nd March 2009, 11:17   #46
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Beautiful. The amp really looks nice, waiting for your review about the amp in comparison to the 1004.

Any other upgrades to go with the amp?
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Old 22nd March 2009, 11:46   #47
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The MRP of the AMP is 25K, I'm planing to run my setup without any sub and power all my 4 speakers with the AMP. Later i would have to hunt down on a SQ sub, and may be a mono.
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Old 24th March 2009, 09:47   #48
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Talking The CA470 is in !!!

Yesterday I installed to CA470 and the Kappa rear speakers, Right now i have removed the sub woofer. The amp is powereing all the 4 kappa speakers. I have listened to the setup just for 2 hours.. so there is no detailed review.

But the difference between the 1004 and the CA470 could be felt very well. the SQ of the amp is just amazing. The same song when played on both the amps sounds very different. Since there is no Sub-woofer, i'm missing the lows a bit. Dont know how long i have to wait before i get a sub woofer. I will give a detailed review after a while. here are the pics from the install

The CA470 is in
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The good old 1004 is out waiting to get inside my friends car
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The cable used for the rear speakers
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The Kappa rears
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The speakers at stock location
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All ready to be fired up
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Old 24th March 2009, 10:14   #49
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your rear speakers should be aligned so that the mid and tweeter are mirror imaged and are firing at the listener instead of the rear glass.
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Old 24th March 2009, 10:21   #50
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your rear speakers should be aligned so that the mid and tweeter are mirror imaged and are firing at the listener instead of the rear glass.
Thanks navin, What observation. I did notice this during my previous reference install somehow missed it out here. I will get this fixed.
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Hey sathee.deadly setup.
how much did it cost?Who installed it and where did you get the equipment from?
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What was the price of the CA 470 dude.
I was considering the same as an upgrade to my JBL.
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the mrp of ca470 is 24990/- you can get some discount on it.
so you planned your next upgrade.
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Old 5th April 2009, 23:01   #54
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Was thinking but wanted someone to give me a proper review by using both.
Will wait for sathee's detailed review.
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Old 6th April 2009, 10:14   #55
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The MRP of the amp is 24,990, i Got it with 10% discount. Except the 6X8 components, I got all the equipments here at chennai
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I'm still running my setup without a sub-woofer, So here is a short review of the CA470 in comparison to the 1004

The 1004 is a very powerful amp, the output when using the 1004 was bright. The Kappa components hit the highs and mids really strong, but were a bit harsh at very high volumes


With the CA470 the bass is so good and so accurate. There is almost no distortion even at really high volumes. They speakers sound so natural now. They get really loud and still stays crystal clear, does not miss a beat. The power output of the amp is lesser on paper compared to the 1004 (85W RMS x 4 compared to 100W RMS x 4 at 4 ohms) but still i find this amp equally powerful to the 1004 in terms of output. The clarity after adding this amp is just amazing. It's now more the way i like it.

Though I'm not having a Sub-woofer in my setup, I get enough bass from the Kappa 6X9 being powered by the CA470 which i could live with still I get a good SQ sub-woofer and a mono to match the current setup!
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Just the review i was waiting for.
By the sounds of it , it looks a great upgrade over the 1004.

Thanks for the review.
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Hey sathee...nice setup..how much did it cost you all told?
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Old 30th April 2009, 09:32   #59
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The current setup costs around 85,000..
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Couple of days back I have added the Ipod adapter KS PD100 to my HU, Now I'm able to play quite a lot of music along with all the lossless M4A files on my Ipod. the speed & the quality of the music from the Ipod is excellent, now I can get the ACD kind of quality without having to worry about changing the CD's. I should say it's a good value addition as I had quite a lot of music on my ipod. Navigating is a bit different as it resembles the Ipod controls on the screen, i should get more used to it.
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