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I have a Marantz. I look for as low a THD% as possible, good quality DACs (and sometimes dedicated per-channel DACs), upconversion from analog inputs to HDMI out, and a decent output power at 4Ω and higher. Having the automatic 'Audyssey' setup doesn't hurt either, but it doesn't always come out perfectly.

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On 6/6/2012 at 6:32 PM, 'LZTYBRN' said:

3. Don't put speakers outside the car unless you are the ice cream man.

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I use a 1970's era Kenwood KR-6600 home stereo amplifier. No HDMI nothing fancy like that but it does do 500 watts a channel. And has a killer sound to it. I don't like newer amps I like my old bulky square powerhouses with no protect or cut off in them. As bad as it sounds, I rather blow the speaker and buy upgrades for it than have an amp that dials back power because it has all the protect circuits in it.

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sorry bud, who is kevin?

just some kid who works at a bike shop that has a quiet van and slow m5 :shrug:

On 5/8/2011 at 7:38 PM, Kranny said:
On 5/8/2011 at 7:35 PM, 'Maxim' said:

It hurts me inside when I read stuff like this and remember you're 15

LMFAO so true

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Headunit: Pioneer 80PRS

Frontstage: (2) McLaren Audio MLT-2 Tweeters & (4) PRV Audio MR Series Neo 6.5" Mids

Substage: 4 15" Hybrid Subs - Tantric Motors & Sundown Softies

Amps: Banda 2.4D Amp (Tweets), American Bass VFL 350.4 (Mids), and (2) Ampere 3800s

Electrical :Singer 260A Alt & JY Power Lithium

 

2005 Chevy Colorado Ext Cab

Headunit: Pioneer 80PRS

Frontstage: 4 PRV 700Ti Tweets & 6 10" Delta Mids on 3000wrms

Substage: 6 Fi BTL 18s in a 4th Order Walkthrough on 3 Wolfram 4500s

Electrical: Singer "390" and JY Power

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lol....I am no home audio expert although Im currently doing a pretty cool build at a house now. ill be making a build log in this section so keep an eye out for it

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16,000 watt walled silverado build.
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sweet as man, i'll be doing the saem over the crissy break.............. anyone no if the duel zone feature can be used to play two different inputs eg zone one playing a cd and zone two playing tv audio.... or does it play the same thing and just give you volume control for each room

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