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Old 2nd December 2008, 22:05   #1
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I have a ford fusion. It has following setup...
  • JVC AW 706
  • Pioneer Speaker
  • JBL GTO 607C
  • Paramount Display (Head Rest)
  • Sony XM-504Z Amp
I want to put a Sub. Please can you advice. I need a minimal one. Can somebody tell me what kind of Sub I will be looking for.

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Pioneer 307
Ground Zero MK2
JBL GT5-1205
Kicker Ez125
Hertz ES300

You can choose anyone of the subs in the price range of 2600 - 5600/- all are good and complete VFM
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What kind of Sub-woofer should I look for like...
1. Size
2. Output (wats)
3. 2/4/8 Ohms

Please can you suggest...
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Guru's even i am seaching for good subwoofer to get in sealed box and it should be DVC 4+4 ohms to make it total load of 2 ohms and should be in the range of 250-300 W RMS, 10 or 12" and its going to driven by JBL GTO 301.1.Suggestions please.
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What kind of Sub-woofer should I look for like...
1. Size
2. Output (wats)
3. 2/4/8 Ohms

Please can you suggest...
1. Size can be either 10" or 12"
2. I assume you are planning to use 2 channels bridged of your current Sony amp. I don't think it will push out anything more than 100W RMS. So you need to go for a low power rating sub.
3. You can go for a 2 ohm sub to extract max from the amp, but the price will be higher. 4 ohm is also fine and lot of choices in your price range.

Personally I suggest getting a sub like JBL GT5-12 and get another 2 channel amp to drive this (if you do not want to spend on a monoblock). Let the current amp power your front and rear speakers.
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Guru's even i am seaching for good subwoofer to get in sealed box and it should be DVC 4+4 ohms to make it total load of 2 ohms and should be in the range of 250-300 W RMS, 10 or 12" and its going to driven by JBL GTO 301.1.Suggestions please.
Then i would suggest you can go in for Pioneer 307 DVC "Sasta Sunder Tikao" full VFM install it in a sealed box.It will cost you within 3k and Rs.500-800/- for a sealed box.
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No mate dont want to put Pio was looking for Infinity 1052 or 1252 or ID(costly but have to buy if nothing comes in next 2 month), do you have any info about infinity DVC's availability?
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If you want something real real good go in for the Ground Zero 12XD-AL,i think newer model with 2+2ohms will be available in a couple of days.

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1. Size can be either 10" or 12"
2. I assume you are planning to use 2 channels bridged of your current Sony amp. I don't think it will push out anything more than 100W RMS. So you need to go for a low power rating sub.
3. You can go for a 2 ohm sub to extract max from the amp, but the price will be higher. 4 ohm is also fine and lot of choices in your price range.

Personally I suggest getting a sub like JBL GT5-12 and get another 2 channel amp to drive this (if you do not want to spend on a monoblock). Let the current amp power your front and rear speakers.
Hi dinu,
I am poor on this calculation. Actually it had a Sub and I have removed it. The connection still exist. I think I just need to buy a SUB with Box and give the input. As I see it has two wires comes out from the AMP and forming single wire. And end of that it had the Plug (Male)
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take help of somebody before attaching sub , because if by any chance it goes wrong then you will be hear to choose a amp also
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kindly ignore. and mods please delete

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my choices marked in bold

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Pioneer 307
Ground Zero MK2
JBL GT5-1205
Kicker Ez125
Hertz ES300

You can choose anyone of the subs in the price range of 2600 - 5600/- all are good and complete VFM


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1. Size can be either 10" or 12"
2. I assume you are planning to use 2 channels bridged of your current Sony amp. I don't think it will push out anything more than 100W RMS. So you need to go for a low power rating sub.

The xm504z puts out a decent 120w of rms power in bridged mode.


3. You can go for a 2 ohm sub to extract max from the amp, but the price will be higher. 4 ohm is also fine and lot of choices in your price range.

Personally I suggest getting a sub like JBL GT5-12 and get another 2 channel amp to drive this (if you do not want to spend on a monoblock). Let the current amp power your front and rear speakers.
why not get a pioneer or jbl dvc sub if you use a monobloc????

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Then i would suggest you can go in for Pioneer 307 DVC "Sasta Sunder Tikao" full VFM install it in a sealed box.It will cost you within 3k and Rs.500-800/- for a sealed box.

ramie, id suggest a good 4ohm svc sub. running a dvc sub from an xm504z is not recommended. just think of something that doesnt have too high a power rating. a jbl gt512 is a good idea for your budget considering its a vfm proposition and has a power handling of 275w rms. not bad. it pairs decently with a sony 504z. i just sold my sony 504. trust me, its quite underrated on tbhp. its a good performer and drives low end subs quite well for its power output

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Hi dinu,
I am poor on this calculation. Actually it had a Sub and I have removed it. The connection still exist. I think I just need to buy a SUB with Box and give the input. As I see it has two wires comes out from the AMP and forming single wire. And end of that it had the Plug (Male)
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I suggest you take it to a professional installer and check out. Better not to try yourself and damage the amp. I can suggest EVO or Auto Fusion
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What kind of Sub-woofer should I look for like...
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2. Output (wats)
3. 2/4/8 Ohms...
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3. You can go for a 2 ohm sub to extract max from the amp, but the price will be higher. 4 ohm is also fine and lot of choices in your price range.
Size: depends a bit on the size of box you are willing to tolerate. Usually bigger woofers need bigger boxes.

Output: dont worry too much about that. A good brand will suffice. Wattage specs are not so important as Mms, BL, Voice coil height, Air gap, etc..

I would stick to a 4 ohm sub if you intend to use a 2 channel amp in bridged mode. Pushing an amp to it's limits can also mean that the amp might have a shorter life and/or the amp does not operate with maximum control (as it would do if driven within it's optimal range).
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I can finalize that I need to go for a 4 Omhs. SVC not DVC. I dont wanna put any thing Extra ICE setting Except the Sub.
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