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Old 20th January 2010, 11:31   #9901
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Hi navin ,

I have GTO 937 ,and want to upgrade the same,any idea about how is the new T696 performs.Want such amplifier so that in near future i can add sub woofer to it.If you can specify the model will be great help.
The T696 is a much better speaker but really demands an amplifier. Amps you can consider are the Kenwod 8404, JBL 1004, Pioneer 6300, Blapunkt GT4 Special, etc... the reason I rarely offer model numbers is that these change every year or so and my senile mind just can keep up with all these changes.
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Old 20th January 2010, 12:56   #9902
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Need advice how to fix this . It is a Jl Audio W7 12", I read on a US website that some one had a same crack and the tech guy from JL advised him to use GOOP, seems it is available in USA only, also people on the thread mentioned of using the cycle puncture repair tube the red one glue, please advice and also if it will affect my sub performance. Need details who can fix this preferably in western suburbs upto Bandra (I mean in Mumbai) will do.

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Old 20th January 2010, 13:00   #9903
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Fixing it with GOOP or rubber cement will increase the Mms of the woofer, tht will lower Fs and reduce the Acceleration Factor. +

http://www.eclecticproducts.com/ag_adhesives.htm

http://www.eclecticproducts.com/sport_outdoor.htm

If you are using this woofer in a sealed box and are very careful with applying the rubber cement (thin layer) you should be ok. Otherwise you will ahve to ask JL to send you a reconing kit and go to a speaker repair workshop.

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Old 20th January 2010, 13:11   #9904
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Fixing it with GOOP or rubber cement will increase the Mms of the woofer, tht will lower Fs and reduce the Acceleration Factor. +

Amazing GOOP Adhesive Products 0409

If you are using this woofer in a sealed box and are very careful with applying the rubber cement (thin layer) you should be ok. Otherwise you will ahve to ask JL to send you a reconing kit and go to a speaker repair workshop.
Thanks mate, I doubt if there is a reconing kit for the same, I checked with the guy in Dubai about the same and he did not mention about the reconing kit, USA- I can write to the mail id I have, not too sure if they will have it, as the thread that I read which was somewhere in Canada didnt get a reply from the Jl tech guy with a reconing kit option. I dont know what to do, this is my 1st one, I did ordered a new one and something has gone wrong in that it is jarring a lot on some songs, the tight kick is not there anymore, my friend is checking will know today, it is just that I wanted to check if the current one voice coil is gone then maybe I can use this cracked one as this runs absolutely fine except the crack.

Lets see, I dont know if i will have to order a new one yet again. trying to save some money.
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Old 21st January 2010, 19:31   #9905
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Ok one small question for Gurus,

Which 4 channel amp shall i pick between Kenwood 8404 and Infinity 475A?

Both are available at around 100 pounds.

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I would choose the second option as thats more VFM than the first one
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Old 22nd January 2010, 03:48   #9907
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I would choose the second option as thats more VFM than the first one
Thanks Ramie,

so it means that Infinity 475A is a better amp than kenwood 8404.
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Whats full form of VFM.

gurus what are the most imp features required in selecting amps.
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Thanks Ramie,

so it means that Infinity 475A is a better amp than kenwood 8404.
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Old 22nd January 2010, 10:07   #9910
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I would choose the second option as thats more VFM than the first one
THe 475 is the better amp but the 8404 is avail for 7K locally. the 475 I believe is about 20K right?

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Whats full form of VFM.

gurus what are the most imp features required in selecting amps.
VFM = value for money (it is subjective).

a) sound quality
b) reliabilty
c) suitablity
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THe 475 is the better amp but the 8404 is avail for 7K locally. the 475 I believe is about 20K right?
Please refer his post above.. he says both are app 100 GBP. At this price, Infinity is a steal!
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Please refer his post above.. he says both are app 100 GBP. At this price, Infinity is a steal!
ooops my bad. Sorry. Yes Panky you are right.
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Whats full form of VFM
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VFM = value for money (it is subjective).

Might help many boarders. If you are stuck with an acronym, Google might be able to help decipher it. There is a "way" to search for them e.g. prefix your search with "define:XYZ". For example see below:

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There are other prefix (filtering) options too- worth checking out these links:

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Thanks mate, I doubt if there is a reconing kit for the same, I checked with the guy in Dubai about the same and he did not mention about the reconing kit, USA- I can write to the mail id I have, not too sure if they will have it, as the thread that I read which was somewhere in Canada didnt get a reply from the Jl tech guy with a reconing kit option. I dont know what to do, this is my 1st one, I did ordered a new one and something has gone wrong in that it is jarring a lot on some songs, the tight kick is not there anymore, my friend is checking will know today, it is just that I wanted to check if the current one voice coil is gone then maybe I can use this cracked one as this runs absolutely fine except the crack.

Lets see, I dont know if i will have to order a new one yet again. trying to save some money.
Ok the current sub W7 12" is all ok, my friend did a impedence test for the voice call so its passed now, which is great news, but i need to know why there is jarring on some songs (mp3 songs 320kbps file), these songs use to play absolutely fine earlier, just off late they have started jarring, Some changes that I have done for better sound quality, I have put a Kenwood DVD touch screen, I have removed the capacitor and the current from the battery is directly going into the amp, I have put a new as per Jl audio specs MDF box with a side cut for the air to pass, it is a monster woofer, all as per the Jl manual.

Can any one suggest what exactly we need to check so that we get the performance back and the way it used to be.

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THe 475 is the better amp but the 8404 is avail for 7K locally. the 475 I believe is about 20K right?
thanks guys, i will buy Infinity then.
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