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Old 04-19-2011, 08:53 AM
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Post Need new amp.

Hey guys. So during the car show, my amp decides to stop working all of a sudden. When I try to turn it on, the LED indicator comes on the dims down to where there is no light coming through the indicator. I checked all my wires and fuses and nothing. Maybe I burned it up or something but I would love some advice or suggestions towards a new amp. I would really like to get Pioneer to match the subs, door speakers and head unit I have in the truck. I will put a link in this thread with the subs I have and under that a link of the subs I would like to get in the future. So when deciding to get an amp, I would like an amp that would work for both the subs I have now and the subs I would like to get later on. Thank you so much for your time!

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Subs I have:
http://www.crutchfield.com/S-TmBISUL...-TS-W301R.html

Subs I want in near future:
http://www.crutchfield.com/p_130W309...FBrand|Pioneer
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Old 04-19-2011, 11:40 AM
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Old 04-19-2011, 11:47 AM
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since no one has commented on this I'll just let you know what I audio I prefer. I have gone through many subs and amps and love Kicker subs the best but I also like Orion amps. Orion amps are very reliable and fairly cheap. Hope this helps you some, if not, sorry! lol
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Old 04-19-2011, 04:49 PM
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Can anyone help me out on this?
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Old 04-19-2011, 05:51 PM
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You are using one amp for the subs and one for the other speakers?
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You are using one amp for the subs and one for the other speakers?
Speakers do not have any amp through them. Only the two Pioneer subs I have now are running a Class D monoblock 500 watt Alpine Amp which went out all of a sudden and now I want a new one.
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Old 04-19-2011, 06:16 PM
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Double your pleasure, double your fun, double your amp output- if not more.
If you've been pushing that amp it will get hot and hot electronics are not happy electronics. The heat can cause increased resistance which causes more heat...
I don't know about your amp specifically but you get the idea.
It was suggested to me to double the amp size for any given speaker capacity.
I have a 600 watt mono Infinity for my single 10" sub. The amp doesn't even get warm.
The same goes for your head unit powering the other speakers. Heat is a killer!
That is why I chose to get 2 amps.
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Double your pleasure, double your fun, double your amp output- if not more.
If you've been pushing that amp it will get hot and hot electronics are not happy electronics. The heat can cause increased resistance which causes more heat...
I don't know about your amp specifically but you get the idea.
It was suggested to me to double the amp size for any given speaker capacity.
I have a 600 watt mono Infinity for my single 10" sub. The amp doesn't even get warm.
The same goes for your head unit powering the other speakers. Heat is a killer!
That is why I chose to get 2 amps.
Well my head unit and door speakers doesn't get hot. I have a double din Pioneer touch screen head unit and Pioneer door speakers. I was thinking about getting two amps, but I can't be spending that much money on that. I need to save for other stuff for the truck.
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Old 04-19-2011, 06:27 PM
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Get two cheap Amps then, my 800 watt pioneer amp never gets hot and I have it maxed goin to my 10" sub
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Get two cheap Amps then, my 800 watt pioneer amp never gets hot and I have it maxed goin to my 10" sub
I want Pioneer to match all my other Pioneer stuff. I would love to get two.
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Old 04-20-2011, 07:47 AM
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Update 4/20/11

I went ahead and bought a Pioneer GM-D7500M 800w max Class D monoblock amplifier for about 155 with two day shipping. Hopefully I'll be getting it on Friday (possibly Monday). Pics will be up once I get it and install it.
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Old 04-20-2011, 05:49 PM
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Default Re: Need new amp.

Didn't read all the posts in this thread because I'm assuming it's all mainstream BS. If you want good power for cheap, Audiopipe 1500. Sounds like a shitty brand, but they're some badass amps. They do rated power on low voltage and are worth every penny.
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Didn't read all the posts in this thread because I'm assuming it's all mainstream BS. If you want good power for cheap, Audiopipe 1500. Sounds like a shitty brand, but they're some badass amps. They do rated power on low voltage and are worth every penny.
Damn man, wish you came on here and told me earlier lol. I already bought a Pioneer 800w monoblock amp with two day shipping for 155 today and should be receiving it this Friday. I wanted to get Pioneer anyways because I wanted it to match everything that I have Pioneer wise which is everything lol
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Old 04-20-2011, 06:07 PM
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Damn oh well haha
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Yeah its all good. Either way I was going to get Pioneer. Just wanted to make sure I get the right thing. That is why I made this thread.
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