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Old 8th April 2006, 16:12   #1
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Default Chosing the right speakers for Santro Xing XG

Hello Experts,
This is my first posting on this forum. Recently I've bought JVC KD-720 Head Unit. Now I would like to get your comments on chosing the right speakers which will match the system as well as the car.

System SpecificationsL: 20W RMS * 4 Channel @ 4Ohm

Budget: Around 5-6K

I've few questions about the speakers
1. Which speakers to go for front and back?
2. Coaxial vs Component? 2-way vx 3-way?
3. Santro already has speaker grills in front (4inch) and back (6 inch). Should I use them for fitting speakers?
4. But these grills are round in shape, and many told me that an oval speakers provides a better sound quality than round. So should I use oval speakers for back and install them in the parcel tray?
5. Finally, is there any reliable place/shop in Pune where I can get all this thing done?

Thanks in advance,
Amit
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Hello Experts,
This is my first posting on this forum. Recently I've bought JVC KD-720 Head Unit. Now I would like to get your comments on chosing the right speakers which will match the system as well as the car.

System SpecificationsL: 20W RMS * 4 Channel @ 4Ohm

Budget: Around 5-6K

I've few questions about the speakers
1. Which speakers to go for front and back?
2. Coaxial vs Component? 2-way vx 3-way?
3. Santro already has speaker grills in front (4inch) and back (6 inch). Should I use them for fitting speakers?
4. But these grills are round in shape, and many told me that an oval speakers provides a better sound quality than round. So should I use oval speakers for back and install them in the parcel tray?
5. Finally, is there any reliable place/shop in Pune where I can get all this thing done?

Thanks in advance,
Amit
Hi Amit,

5-6K is just about right for 4 speakers. You should indeed put 4" speakers in the front, as this will fit in the factory position. If it was me, I would put 6" coaxials in the factory position in the rear too.
Putting ovals will give you a little more bass in the rear, than the 6". But i guess then you will have tp put a parcel shelf and cut holes in it. If your taste in music is soft and clear, then just keep it in it's original condition, 4"+6". If you like loud punchy music, then go for the oval 6X9.

The brand will depend on your taste, but generally specialist brands (that make only speakers etc) will give you a better output than your regular sony, pioneer etc.
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i thought santro takes 5 1/4 th at rear and not 6 inchers
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Sam Boss....wat speaker specialist brands are u refering to?
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In that budget the JBL CS series is about the best vaule. Sam unfortunately cant reommend them as he represent's JBL's mother company (Harmon International) in India. The only other speaker I have heard inthis range (2-3K per pair) is the Blaupunkt GTx series and so far atleast 2 of my friends (both using Santros) have prefered the JBL CS over the Blaupunkt.
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Thanks Sam for your advice. A few more questions / doubts

1. I do have a parcel tray in rear.
2. If the wattage is the same, does shape (round / oval) of speaker matter?
3. What wattage of speakers should I go for in rear? Around 250W?
Also should I go for 3-way or 4-way speakers?
4. What does rated power input of speaker mean? It varies from speaker to speaker. Do I have to be careful about it while chosing the right speakers for the head unit?

Thanks
Amit
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Front: JBL GTO 426e -Rs.2500
Rear : JBL GTO 936e ~Rs.4000
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Nitrous, GTO936e's MRP is Rs 4750.
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