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Old 30th May 2007, 23:43   #6016
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Hi all, I am here with couple of questions again.
1. Are there any serious shortcomings/disadvantages/problems buying an used/second hand amplifier?
2. What are the things should i avoid while buying. also what price is good price? (i mean, say for an year old amp if it costs 10K in market for new, how much is the decent price)

Lastly, what is the best way to look for secondhand amplifier!?
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Old 31st May 2007, 00:43   #6017
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if you are getting the amp for a known source then buy it and ask for a test warranty of 10-15 day.....to make sure the amp work fine....

the price depends on the condition of the amp....ranging from 40-60%
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Old 31st May 2007, 11:54   #6018
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Question to Sam/ Navin or other seniors:
I know that the price of JBL CS 60.2 is Rs.5990 with B&W. I heard that HOT TRACKS in bangalore is selling it for Rs.4000 with B&W. Is this possible or is he trying to sell grey items with a fake bill?
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Old 31st May 2007, 12:49   #6019
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Required: A ICE HU with SD&MMC card slot and aux input.

Speakers are Pioneer 6X9 ( will have to check code) and Kenwood Fronts.

what are the options available and in what range?

Ministry of Sound MOSCA089 - Review - Ministry Of Sound MOSCA089

VDO Dayton - CD 2604 MP3X
How about something easily available?

I am looking at one clarion Unit and the Blaupunkt Melbourne
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Old 31st May 2007, 12:55   #6020
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How about something easily available?

I am looking at one clarion Unit and the Blaupunkt Melbourne
go for pioneer 7950 UB avalable for 10k in grey and 14 k with B/W but is has USB input not direct memory card slot....but one can try a memory card reader on the usb port and it will be reading cards directly....

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Old 31st May 2007, 13:12   #6021
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Why not a 5.25' for frnt? Yes you would need a good installer but then Cochin is not so far.
Who in Cohin? Emporer?
Who else in TVM? The one in Kesavadasapuram or the one near Srikaryam?

Also I have a different opinion about speakers on doors. I cant hear the speaker right near my legs but can hear from the speaker on other door (In my Mitsu as well as OHC).
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Old 31st May 2007, 17:53   #6022
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Question to Sam/ Navin or other seniors:
I know that the price of JBL CS 60.2 is Rs.5990 with B&W. I heard that HOT TRACKS in bangalore is selling it for Rs.4000 with B&W. Is this possible or is he trying to sell grey items with a fake bill?

Sam! where are you? Can anyone else confirm this? Has the price dropped down or something?
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Old 31st May 2007, 18:04   #6023
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Sam is a bit indisposed right now. Last I saw him he was teaching the elephant to dance. he he he...

"It was six men of Indostan
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Who went to see the Elephant
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Old 31st May 2007, 18:10   #6024
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Sam is a bit indisposed right now. Last I saw him he was teaching the elephant to dance. he he he...

"It was six men of Indostan
To learning much inclined,
Who went to see the Elephant
(Though all of them were blind),
That each by observation
Might satisfy his mind"
Lets hope he just stops at that
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Focal has an open, bright kind of sound that may seem too aggressive to some. Hertz has different sound across the range. To many the Energy series is open and vivid while some prefer the more balanced Hi-Energy. MBQ is a dead brand in many ways though they had some good stuff earlier.

Keep in mind that Focal, Hertz Energy and MB Quart have metal dome tweeters which some people like, some don't. Those looking for a more subtle, mature sound often end up with soft dome tweeter based speakers like Hertz Hi-Energy and others. So eventually it depends on your tastes.
Gunbir,
Thanks very much for your time. Could you help me with contacts for a demo of HERTZ and FOCAL here in Madras?
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Old 1st June 2007, 17:30   #6026
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Hi all..
i am new to team bhp...
i hav purchased a SX4 vxi.
for that i bought HU of clarion DB566USB and 6" 9" SRR6902 of clarion.
i now plan to buy two pairs of infiniti kappa 6.5" for doors.
my installing person told me that if i install 2 pairs the pairs in the rear door will get more power(or less actally iam not well versed in these..) and the sound quality will decrease..
i am not planning to buy amplifier..
so wat should i do????
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Old 1st June 2007, 17:57   #6027
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@libis22, welcome to TBHP! Congrats on buying the new car

I have not seen the stock provision for speakers in the SX4 yet. Is there stock provision for speakers in the rear doors? And on the rear parcel tray?

Anyway, since you already have the Clarions install them in the rear parcel tray and install (1 pair of) the Kappas should go in the front doors. The 6x9s really should not be installed in the rear doors.

So you really don't need 2 pairs of Kappas.

More power? That's BS. The 6x9s will give best bass response in the rear parcel tray.
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I have not seen the stock provision for speakers in the SX4 yet. Is there stock provision for speakers in the rear doors? And on the rear parcel tray?
Hydra, the SX4 has 6.5" stock provision on front and rear doors. There is no provision for speakers on the parcel shelf.
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Old 1st June 2007, 20:50   #6029
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Actually the provision is only in the doors. i have to cut out the parcel shelf for installing..
the thing is can i get more power if i install apair in rear doors ??
also will there be any problem of low quality of sound from the 6" speakers in rear door??
also is there any provision without cuttin the parcel shelf??
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Hydra, the SX4 has 6.5" stock provision on front and rear doors. There is no provision for speakers on the parcel shelf.
a-la Swift huh? So maybe some cutting will be needed if the 6x9s need to go on the rear-parcel shelf.

The plan for 2 x pairs of Kappas in the front & rear doors sounds real good now
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