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Old 4th December 2010, 18:48   #76
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1. Can the 4 GT5-S265 speakers be connected to the GTX 333 without the need for any other piece of equipment (amp, etc.)?

2. It has been suggested that the GTX 333 may accept 16GB SD cards. Can you please confirm this?

You reply would be much appreciated.

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Hello Melvyn,

Yes. You can connect all 4 speakers directly to the GT-X333.

I can indeed confirm that a 16GB SD card will work with the unit.

@fiesta - TA is a wonderful audiophile tool. It is expensive to add and no head unit at even twice this price has it.
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Again, Sam, where are these made ?
These are made in China too. Just like everything we and everyone else produces.

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I am having a sony GTX6042 amp running the hertz front components and the hertz rear 6X9's.The HU is Ford OEM 2 DIN player.I want am planning on a 300W or 250W SUB.Here are my options please help me in choosing the best one:
1.Buy a second hand MONO amp(rs 3500 JBL 300.1) and connect it to the existing HU and power the sub with it.
2.Change the HU to the upcoming JBL X333 and connect the sub to the 2 channels of the existing amp.If I do so will I be able to control the Sub with the HU.
3.The sony AMP is rated 60 X 4W RMS and 110W peak at 4 ohms.Is the anyway that I can extract all the 220W from the rear 2 channels of the amp.If I do so will I be putting too much load on the AMP.
Or the final option is to buy the second hand mono amp for now and wait for a month or two to buy the JBL HU and the SUB
Your Ford OEM HU will not have a suwoofer level control. So if you intend to connect a second amp and suwoofer to it, the subwoofer will fade with either the front channels or rear channels. The 333 offers you subwoofer level control (BTW the 555 has a CD player the 333 does not).

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Old 6th December 2010, 11:52   #78
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Thanks navinji.I am planning to buy the JBL333 HU for now and then wait for a month to buy a sub and amp.I am looking for thumping bass.Do I have to go for a mono or a normal 2 channel amp?Will I get the thump if I power a 300W SUB with 150W
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@Samji: Sir do you have any idea how long before these HU's are released.First these HU's are to be released.Then I have to convince my father to accept to buy a HU which does not accept CD's(no way to arrange cash to buy the 555 HU ).
I cant stand it with my OEM HU cause the next track button is not functioning and so i can only use the random song selection mode.Also my present HU does not even accept MP3's :-(
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@Samji: Sir do you have any idea how long before these HU's are released.
Please stop calling me Samji, lol.

It will be on shelves in a week.
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@Samji: Sir do you have any idea how long before these HU's are released.
India JBL on Facebook said they should be released next week, that was on 30 Nov'10. So anytime now. Still who better than Sam to second this info. I too had postponed the ICE installation in my car as and when I heard of JBL x333.
I thought of checking with the dealers in my area but was skeptic of getting responses like, "JBL HU??!! Since when has JBL started making HUs!"

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@Sam:What else do I call you Sir(Maybe) or should I just call you Sam.
Anyway will the HU's be distributed to all the dealers or just JBL showrooms(if there are any) in a week.Getting restless here cant wait for its release.
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@Sam:What else do I call you Sir(Maybe) or should I just call you Sam.
Anyway will the HU's be distributed to all the dealers or just JBL showrooms(if there are any) in a week.Getting restless here cant wait for its release.
Trust me. You'll find the head units.
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Do I have to go for a mono or a normal 2 channel amp?Will I get the thump if I power a 300W SUB with 150W
A good monoblock will easily outperform a regular 2 channel amp.

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@Sam:What else do I call you Sir(Maybe) or should I just call you Sam.
The correct title is "Your Yetiness Sam, loyal son of Sagarmatha"

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The correct title is "Your Yetiness Sam, loyal son of Sagarmatha"

Will a JBL 300.1 mono AMP do justice to a 300W SUB.It generates 200W at 4ohms is this power enough.

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Will a JBL 300.1 mono AMP do justice to a 300W SUB.It generates 200W at 4ohms is this power enough.
It seems Sam has gone to meet Sagarmatha so I will attempt an answer.

The 300.1 will work for most 12" subs at moderate levels. It is an entry leel monoblock and has it's limiations in that sense but for your needs it should be adequate.
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Hello Melvyn,

Yes. You can connect all 4 speakers directly to the GT-X333.

I can indeed confirm that a 16GB SD card will work with the unit.
Thanks, Sam, for the info. Sorry for the delay in replying to your post as I am in the midst of buying an I10 and the Christmas season here in Goa can get pretty hectic. I'm waiting to pair the JBL system with the I10.
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The head unit is now present on shelves. 333 has been launched first.

The 555 will follow in another 5 days.
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Wow thats great news Sam!! Have you tested these units yourselves.How do they sound?Soo excited to hear the review,I want a HU change for my car badly!!
Is this HU available in all major car accessories shops?

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Sam,

That's a killer price for the GTX-333. It's bad that I missed it . I got a Pioneer 4290 installed in my Palio last month and I've never used a CD so far and might not use it at all!

I would definitely like to hear it soon and I'm sure I would end up recommending this to my friends & acquaintances.

Btw, I checked the JBL India site but couldn't find any info about these HU's. Is the site yet to be updated?
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