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  1. Bass is dedicated subwoofer amp...MD is a full range amp which is why it has the HPF....I ran the MD5K for a while, switched to a Wolfram 3K. Much happier overall, lows are so much better along with quality of the bass.
  2. Deadener makes the door heavier and decreases/eliminate vibrations, helping out to not lose midbass. Add in some Fast Rings to help direct the audio into the cabin.
  3. My response did answer his question. Playing speakers on radio power is fine but it won't be as loud as with an amp giving it power, the power it gives won't be anywhere close to 50w. Yes, he could power the speakers with the Skar, its nearly double the power so he would have to be very careful with setting the gain and using overlap meaning using SMD tools. He could get the 75.4 Skar and be closer to the 60rms rating and not have to worry as much. Wattage is power handling, mean the amount of power the speaker can take "safely".
  4. Headunit will not be 50w lol, its more so 20-25w. Find the amp you want, find a component set that can handle the RMS power at 4ohms that the amp puts out. Done. Always good to have more headroom then being under powered.
  5. LMAO....500....surely better than his 30K Nice setup, I ran my MD5K at 1ohm and never had issues..."dropped" to a 3K Korean though and its noticeable difference in sound quality and power
  6. They are actually the first pair of Comps I've had amp'd. Prior comps I had were RF Punch comps back in like 2010 and then some other Focal's in 2015/16. I think they sound really good, even set with no EQ, I only have mild EQ with them just messing around, need to learn more about EQing but that's a different story.
  7. That's what I do with mine, JL 400/1 powering my Front Focal PS165's and my stock rear Bose speakers. Headunit set to Front Left stage and my rears are -1db through the JL DSP. A little rear fill that doesn't distract from the front.
  8. From the knob perspective, it seems its not a gain remote knob its a Bass Boost knob, so instead of building it into the amp like all other amps they built a knob for it, all BB is centered around 50hz pretty much. Interesting but deceiving move. As for the output, unfortunately IDK enough about boxes to know and have only watched videos from 5* Car Audio on YT using the LC7i, they have good in-depth tutorials
  9. Pics working for me and this work computer has issues loading pics on this site lol
  10. Versus threads aren't allowed on here...on that note, DC amps are top notch. Can't go wrong. Also, this video:
  11. Yup, last CD def does have some distortion in the mids. This topic made me realize I wasn't hearing things. The bass line in On the Road is just too good though lol
  12. I think I do somewhat agree, On the Road I somewhat notice it slightly. Wow is really good bass but a bit clipped
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