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Old 10th December 2009, 01:27   #16
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The budget part is so true.
Started off with 50k.
Ended up with a 150k+ system.

So far so good.
Congrats on the ICEing.
Waiting for the furthur pics.
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Old 10th December 2009, 10:04   #17
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thats a nice writeup there..
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Old 10th December 2009, 10:12   #18
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Nice, by the looks of it I don't think your are going to be a budget audiophile for long. You have already done quite a few upgrades/changes, The ICE bug has bitten. Spill out the rest of the equipments.
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Old 10th December 2009, 11:04   #19
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Congrats!!! The start has been good. Came in to office today morning hoping to see the rest of the set up. Come on man, out with the rest of the pics
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Old 10th December 2009, 15:08   #20
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and here comes my 200th post


and with it comes another good news...My Mono Amp has landed

Will be picking it from my friend today evening and ...

..Yes, the pics coming Tonight

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Old 10th December 2009, 22:54   #21
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Default Its Huge, Its Black and Its 'Old School'

Note: I am posting these as and when i recieve the Equipment(s).


My Mono Amp -- Carried down from US by my friend

Its the big, black & bad Rockford Fosgate Prime R500-1

The Specs:

Rated Power - 320W RMS @ 4 ohms
Rated Power - 500W RMS @ 2 ohms
Crossover Controls - (LP) 40Hz - 130Hz @ 12dB/octave
Frequency Response - 20Hz - 250 Hz
Class - A/B
Efficiency (Average) - 67% @ 4 ohms
Efficiency (Average) - 58% @ 2 ohms


For you info: Talk Audio - Rockford Fosgate Prime R500-1 Monoblock
P.S: I dont read too much into these reviews, but still


and as promised, the pics


...more, coming soon...
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Old 15th December 2009, 00:40   #22
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Talking C&W - Cables and Wire'full'

Here comes, one more from the US of A

"In low luminency, There is a fair chance that you can mistake this to be a Snake; This Slithery, Tubular things is actually a Power wire that connects the Battery and Amp !!! Man, it is a shocker" - My Friend

The Rockford Fosgate RFK4D - 4AWG Dual Amp Installation Kit

Features / Specs:
  • 100% Pure Crystal-Oxygen Free Copper (PC-OFC)
  • 6AWG (1.31mm²) 65 strands
  • 4AWG (21.1mm²) 1,862 strands
  • 8AWG (8.36mm²) 735 strands
  • FULL spec cable - meets or exceeds AWG (American Wire Gauge) requirements
  • Rockford Fosgate cables conform to the CEA-2015 industry standard

This is the one: Rockford Fosgate® - RFK4D

And here goes the Clicks..err...the Pics

the last pic is actually the "Punch Level Control" a wired remote that came with the Mono. Basically adjusts the Gain. (Found it from the package 2 days later)
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Old 15th December 2009, 01:09   #23
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Exclamation Critical Warning Alert - Radioactive Substance Found

"Sister: What on the earth is that thing ?
Me: mmm, Thats a..err.. well, its is called a Voice Coil
Sister: Oh Really?, i thought it was a Tennikoit Ring"

Here comes another substance that is radioactive enough to cause an audible Nuclear Fusion (measured in dB)

This was unearthed in Western India, in a city called Mumbai. However, its origins were traced to be from German Soil.
This 'thing' landed in my place few hours back...and yeeaaahh, its really is monstrous

Its my 'Sub'bie and its the GroundZero Radioactive: 12" GZRW-XDAL

Specs:
Power Handling: 500 W RMS
Type: 12" DVC, 2 x 2 ohms
SPL: 88 dB
Fs: 31 Hz
Xmax: 20mm
Voice Coil: 2.5"
Aluminium Cone

Here goes the pics of my Bass 'Bomb'
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Old 15th December 2009, 01:38   #24
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Default The Bomb gets a custom house to sit in

The Sub now has its enclosure!!!

And what better sight than to watch this pound in a custom fabricated enclosure

Its a 1.15 cu,ft Sealed Box - custom made by ....................(why dont we visit the credits' section later -- I have a whole lot of them to mention)

Looks pretty soild and hope it takes the beast well

...and the Pics to adore this post...
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Old 15th December 2009, 01:48   #25
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Default End of Sub Stage Components

Well, with this post, i have got with me all my Sub stage Components

List includes:
  • Mono Amo: Rockford Fosgate Prime R500-1
  • Sub woofer: Ground Zero 12" GZRW-XDAL
  • Enclosure: Custom made, 1.15 cu.ft
  • Amp Kit: Rockford Fosgate RFK4D

more to come, will update when they reach me

Here is a Pic of my car, where all these Equipments are supposed to go in
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Old 15th December 2009, 08:20   #26
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Boy Oh boy, so far I though I m the only one with such fate. I mean parents, for them car is to be driven, not another fortune to be spent on it on upgrades. But my i-10 is with parents in India and there is no way my folks would allow me to spend any money on a car that is driven by them and maintained by me. I do have another car here in Auss and want to sp'ICE' it up but recent trip to India has left me completely broke [thanks to my spendthirftness and a grand family shopping spree]. wifey has shown her positive attitude towards my Aussi car upgrade but I have received strict instruction to wait for some more mullah inflow before I could lay my hands on any equipment. So, waiting & waiting till I get more cashflow....
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Old 15th December 2009, 12:06   #27
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congrats on your purchase(s).. i'm using a pair of same model subs (in a ported box) and man.. they ROCK!
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Great going dude. You have got the musicians in the house, now let them start playing.

One thing that I always wanted to ask the Pros was. The car shape and surfaces make a difference, then how do you plan where what component goes to bring about the best experience. Bose plays this card a lot for its highend systems at home and in cars.

A detailed writeup will be perfect.

Thanks!
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Quote:
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Bose plays this card a lot for its highend systems at home and in cars.
I did not get what you mean by this.
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Great going dude. You have got the musicians in the house, now let them start playing.

One thing that I always wanted to ask the Pros was. The car shape and surfaces make a difference, then how do you plan where what component goes to bring about the best experience. Bose plays this card a lot for its highend systems at home and in cars.

A detailed writeup will be perfect.

Thanks!
Good point, Sn1p3r. And very true as well.
Same equipment in a Skoda/WagonR/i20 can be completely different experiences, with the bass and tones going all over bouncing everywhere except in the listener's head.

Sound is important but acoustics is more important. So pair your equipment well after understanding the voice contours of the car.

Had a factory fitted BOSE 8 speaker system in my earlier car. Sound was divine. Had to shell out a lot more in EMI though :-)

But like sound system for home, go with the ear for your selections. The type of music you love to listen is also a factor. Listening mono retro songs like Rajkumar/MGR songs, on the best of systems, will hardly make much difference
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