Jump to content

Sundown Audio
Welcome to SMD Forum
Register now to gain access to all of our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more. If you already have an account, login here - otherwise create an account for free today!
Photo

Rockford vs. Crunch vs. Lanzar?


20 replies to this topic

#1
kryptonite

kryptonite

    Distant Thunder

  • Members

  • 3,266 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Buffalo, NY
  • Interests:Anything audio related, anything automotive related, Women
Garage View Garage
I just picked up an 18" BTL and i want to get the right amp for it. i know that Steve is running a rockford T4000BD on each of his (atleast i'm hoping i'm still up to snuff on the amp selection, please correct me if i'm wrong) I've heard many people say good things about the Crunch GP3000D-Pro, especially powering an 18" BTL, than i found the Lanzar Opti4000D which has some decent numbers. i'm looking for a skull crushing daily driver that'll be tuned around 33 hz (still up in the air as well) Any suggestions and/or ideas are welcome.

DC SOUND LAB NUT HUGGER
 
Currently Own
2 - 18" lvl 6s (m3) w/full Carbon Fiber option
DC 175.4
15" XL (m2)
 

 

this is much worse. Its old n8 without the time or patience to hold fucking hands. I'm supposed to be doing school work but yet here i am making sure jr fuck fuck isn't trying to poke the other kids with a stick. 


#2
lanman31337

lanman31337

    135db

  • Members
  • 512 posts
I"m a little biased towards the Opti 4000d. It'll put those numbers out and then some.
2 - Audiopipe AP30001Ds 1 - Lanzar Opti Scion 600.4 4 - Lanzar Optidrive 1232D's 1 - Lanzar Opti 5.1 1 - Lanzar Opti 6.1 1 - Lanzar Opti 6C midbass 1 - Alphasonic PCT6551 1 - Lanzar VX830 1 - JBL 22 band EQ 1 - Lanzar SDBT75NU 1 - AudioControl Epic160

#3
wL<3bass

wL<3bass

    Will

  • 18+ All Access!
  • 6,456 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:304
  • Interests:Car Stereos & Drag Racing/Autocross
crunch 3000d is dirty to get more than 3kwrms out of it... I would suggest Rockford, Sundown, DAT for some clean power.
Vehicle: 1997 S10 Blazer 4dr 4X4
Exterior: Rear End Bagged, Black Grill, Lifted 2"
Amplifiers: Rockford Fosgate T8004 & T10001bd
Batteries: 2 Stinger SPV35, Kinetik HC2400
Electrical: Big 3, DC Power 290amp Alternator w/ MLA at 15.5v
Enclosure: 4.2 ft³ @ 33Hz 84sq.in. of port (20sq.in. per cube)
Headunit: Eclipse CD3200 w/ 80G iPod
Mids/Highs: Rockford T152s (a-pillars), Rockford T162s (doors)
Subwoofers: 1 15" Fi BL Fully Loaded
Wire: All 1/0g Kicker Hyperflex

My YouTube Videos
My Fiberglass A-Pillar Build
My "Seamless" Looking Box Build
My DD1508 T-Line Bandpass Build "Seamless" w/ Acrylic Windows (for '05 TrailBlazer)
My Stealth 8" Fiberglass Build (for '05 TrailBlazer)
My Build For A Friend's '08 Cobalt 15" BL Sealed Off From The Trunk
My feedback/references...

#4
18inchjeepin

18inchjeepin

    130db

  • Members
  • 343 posts
  • Location:Muncie, IN
whats the budget?
HHR

(2) 15 DC Soundlab Lvl4XL SPL's
(1) Soundstream XXX-15000D
(9) XS Power D1000's

XS Power - Soundstream

SS N/W 155.1 db and climbing

#5
bigbodylexus

bigbodylexus

    140db

  • 18+ All Access!
  • 962 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:The Dub K (Wichita, KS)
  • Interests:My Girl, My Kids, My Stereo and "Family Guy"
Garage View Garage
Honestly Sundown, Rockford, DAT these amps are in different categories than Crunch or Lanzar. Having used both Crunch and Lanzar, I can say they are not what they used to be, if your budget permits, I would look at the first 3 I mentioned.

In the Showstoppa (1990 Chevy Suburban)

Mechman 270 amp pink alternator

(4) XS Power D3100's

(3) Sundown Audio SAZ-3500D's

(1) Sundown Audio SAX-100.4

(2) Sundown Audio SA-6.5 component sets

(6) Sundown Audio SA-12's custom made pink (with 2 additional)

 

Bumpin' 4 Breast Cancer of Kansas
 

 

Coming soon: 1 more SAX-100.4

2 more SA 6.5 component Sets

Sub swap out for 3 Sundown Audio Zv3 18's

 


#6
morales209

morales209

    125db

  • Members
  • 289 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Lodi, ca
i would go rockford

#7
mr.p

mr.p

    145db

  • 18+ All Access!

  • 1,010 posts
  • Gender:Male
the crunch is a very good amplifier if you are looking into the 3000d-pro it will push a btl very nicely, and puts out a clean 3000w. mine outlasted my btl by a long shot :)
DCAUDIO
BALLS DEEP

#8
Shotta76

Shotta76

    120db

  • Members
  • 94 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:N.O.L.A.

I just picked up an 18" BTL and i want to get the right amp for it. i know that Steve is running a rockford T4000BD on each of his (atleast i'm hoping i'm still up to snuff on the amp selection, please correct me if i'm wrong) I've heard many people say good things about the Crunch GP3000D-Pro, especially powering an 18" BTL, than i found the Lanzar Opti4000D which has some decent numbers. i'm looking for a skull crushing daily driver that'll be tuned around 33 hz (still up in the air as well) Any suggestions and/or ideas are welcome.

Don't rush into buying piece of crap amplifier (Lanzar Opti4000D), because you can most likely find a used Saz 3000D for 500-600. I wouldn't do a rockford T4000BD unless your electrical is really up to par, if it is not you'll end up damaging the sub and the amp.

Edited by Shotta76, 08 July 2009 - 11:27 PM.

07 Toyota FJ Cruiser 2 18 inch 08 Fi Btl's 2 SAZ-3000D 2 Alpine MRP-F300 Highs amp 3 Pairs of Alpine SPS-69C3 Highs Kinetic Hc 2400,1400,& 3800 250 amp Mechman Alt Alpine IXA W-404 H/U

#9
Torres

Torres

    175db

  • 18+ All Access!
  • 8,835 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Northern KY
i agree with bigbodylexus on amps. tho i wouldnt put more RMS to the sub than you know you can do safely. if you blow something, it's all on you as the BTL doesnt have a warranty
My GUI Box Tuning Calculator Download - Updated 8/18/2012
GUI = Graphical User Interface

Screws hold down wire and screws on top of screws are to hold the screws below tighter.

~~the light bulb wasnt an invention with 1000 failures...it was an invention with 1000 steps~~

My Feedback

#10
Torres

Torres

    175db

  • 18+ All Access!
  • 8,835 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Northern KY

I wouldn't do a rockford T4000BD unless your electrical is really up to par, if it is not you'll end up damaging the sub and the amp.

with that much power, that applies to any amp really. that much power will have a strong current draw. definitely make sure you electrical is up to par
My GUI Box Tuning Calculator Download - Updated 8/18/2012
GUI = Graphical User Interface

Screws hold down wire and screws on top of screws are to hold the screws below tighter.

~~the light bulb wasnt an invention with 1000 failures...it was an invention with 1000 steps~~

My Feedback



Reply to this topic



  


1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users