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AMP question, single solution power?

Discussion in 'Audio' started by Racefreak, May 24, 2002.

  1. Racefreak

    Racefreak Registered Member

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    OK, I have my amp choices narrowed down after quite a bit of research. Being the CHEAP BASTAGE I am, here's what I found.
    ADS 830X, factory refurbished by ADS in perfect condition for $270. Specs are below.
    http://www.adst.com/pages/adspdfs/830xmanual.pdf

    I ALSO found a 2000 model Rockford Fosgate Punch 600A5 for $240.
    http://www.rockford.co.za/amplifiers.htm#Punch%20600a5

    The ADS is an older model, and has a little less wattage it seems. BUT, if I ever wanted to add another sub I would have a free 120 watt channel. The Punch is a 5 channel only. It will be running 2 6.5's & 2 6X9's & an Audiobahn ported single 12. Ideas? THANKS!
     
  2. Z3PR

    Z3PR Banned

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    I'd go with the ADS. I tend to avoid anything that has the name Rockford Fosgate printed on it. But that's just me.
     
  3. Greg72

    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Here's another data point for you.

    I've got 4 a/d/s/ amps in my K5 and I LOVE them! They are built like tanks and sound great. I've got mine bridged to run in channel mode (200W x 2) for each pair of speakers.

    See the pics in my sig below.
     
  4. Racefreak

    Racefreak Registered Member

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    Thanks for all the replys, I feel the same way about ADS. I have seen the older (2000) Punch amps in action, & they are way sweet. Seeing your truck's system is pretty impressive as well Greg! I'm sure it sounds awesome. I really don't need an 8 channel amp to run 4 speakers and a ported 12". I'm TRYING to go cheap (LOL). I ordered the Punch on Thursday or Friday, but wasn't confirmed by the seller until last night. Right after I asked him about the ADS, funny. I asked about the Din cables & condition & haven't heard back as of yet. Luckily, if the RF is screwed up, he has an ADS monster. I need some speakers now! Maybe I will post a question.
     

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