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Old 21st February 2006, 12:13   #31
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Geez. Guys. If it aint broken dont fix it. Just becuase you got a solution dont go looking for a problem.

Lesson: If the bass peaks are clean let the amps be.

You guys seem to have found a hammer and are now everything looks like a nail!

P.S. This is the abridged version. Longer explantions are found on audio forums.
very well explained .. Lol , navin seems like ur high on NOS these days ..
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Old 21st February 2006, 12:19   #32
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which NOS? New Old Stock?

McLaren if you hiding some NOS RCA or Mullard 6550s I want them. Willing to pay Rs. 1K each.

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which NOS? New Old Stock?

McLaren if you hiding some NOS RCA or Mullard 6550s I want them. Willing to pay Rs. 1K each.
i meant Nitrous Oxide navin (*wakey wakey* laughing gas ???).. Bcoz u really are sounding very funny these days .. Seems u have taken over the reigns of making us laugh since sams absence .. Im loving it !!!

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not much of my post #28 was said in jest. I rarely joke about audio.

wonder what you found funny mclaren?
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not much of my post #28 was said in jest. I rarely joke about audio.

wonder what you found funny mclaren?
HHMM .. I meant the highlighted quotes in ur post , the hiring tree wala and many others.. We are seriously going OT here ..
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Old 22nd February 2006, 02:08   #36
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Buzzin_hornets,
Like Navin said first listen to your system. If you think the bass is more of a bhok-bhok rather than a thump-thump kind consider putting in a cap. You may actually never need a cap. We have seen so many systems with two amps and with the works which work well without caps. Something like the eyeballer is different.
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I guess i may need capacitor in future.I have not driven my car since my FIL left india on 4th.
So when i play some music,with engine on though,the cabin light does flicker a bit on medium to high volume and also i can feel spk producing low volume than when i am running my car.

Amp also gets bit warm after 20-30 min.Probably my subw in sealed box is drawing too much power from amp.
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if the sub is 2 ohms it might be drawing too much from the amp. car amps can be run to 4 ohms and even 2 ohms but most are happier being run to 4 ohms.

if your sub is demanding too much power from your amp and your amp in turn is demanding too much from the battery you can have a problem. a cap might solve it but a small 2 ch amp might work just as well.

I notice the second amp works better in installs where 4 speakers and the sub are being run off a single 4 ch amp.
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Amp also gets bit warm after 20-30 min.Probably my subw in sealed box is drawing too much power from amp.
RSJ take care of your amplifier..hope it does not burn before i come there. So play nice
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if the sub is 2 ohms it might be drawing too much from the amp. car amps can be run to 4 ohms and even 2 ohms but most are happier being run to 4 ohms.

if your sub is demanding too much power from your amp and your amp in turn is demanding too much from the battery you can have a problem. a cap might solve it but a small 2 ch amp might work just as well.

I notice the second amp works better in installs where 4 speakers and the sub are being run off a single 4 ch amp.
My subw is 4 ohms and SVC.

All Door spk r 2 ohms.
Amp doesn't get hot but onoly bit warm after 20min continous with medium [15-22] volume.Maximum limit is 35.

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RSJ take care of your amplifier..hope it does not burn before i come there. So play nice
i'm waiting for u guys.
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2 ohms for fullrange speaker - i've seen these but never liked the idea. some amps balk at that load. there are few amps designed to run 2 ohms easily.
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2 ohms for fullrange speaker - i've seen these but never liked the idea. some amps balk at that load. there are few amps designed to run 2 ohms easily.
2 ohms is harman's direction Navin... soon for all car audio from Infinity and JBL. I have a white paper on this. How do i send it to you? PM me your email addy
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2 ohms is harman's direction Navin... soon for all car audio from Infinity and JBL. I have a white paper on this. How do i send it to you? PM me your email addy
Am curious too. Anythin brief u can share with us Sammie or it is classified info. Any distinct advantage in the 2 Ohm direction?!
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the only advnatage is that a voltage amp can dump more current and deliver higher watts.
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the only advnatage is that a voltage amp can dump more current and deliver higher watts.
Certainly not ur cup of T
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