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Old 06-08-2006, 01:11 PM
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Hi all,

I know this is going to be a subjective question but I am going to ask anyway. I have some leads on some component sets and I am trying to get some outside opinions. I am going to list them in order of my first impression based on frequency response. I know there is more to it then that but to me the more range would be better (maybe someone will tell me otherwise). I do know that it depends on construction , materials, etc. I guess I am looking for just a simple answer.

1. MB quart
2. Diamond Audio (I don't know anything about this brand)
3. JL Audio
4. Focal (everyone swears by these but the specs may be influencing this).

I am just asking based on brand recognition. I know depends on the models, etc.
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Old 06-08-2006, 01:49 PM
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Focal makes some serious .

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Old 06-08-2006, 03:53 PM
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I just finished installing MB Quart RCE-216 in my doors and i'm quite happy with them. They're on a clearance sale since they got bought out and have a newer model now.
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Old 06-08-2006, 03:55 PM
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Yup, the MB Quarts are a very respectable speaker, I have only a couple of pairs left of them.
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Old 06-08-2006, 04:08 PM
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Focal......... for sure.

But its pretty much up to the installer to make any speakers shine.

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Old 06-08-2006, 04:11 PM
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I agree totally. A good installer can make a speaker come to life. A poor installer can make amazing speakers sound like crud.
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My vote Focal all the way
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Old 06-08-2006, 05:33 PM
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Diamond Audio hex series for me. Great speakers the more I listen to them the happier I am
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Old 06-08-2006, 05:51 PM
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I run the Hex series in both of my vehicles (with TDX sub to boot). Absolutely love'em. I have not auditioned Focal or MB Quart in a vehicle yet, but I once ran a set of JL VR series 6.5 coaxials that sounded VERY smooth.

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I HAVE HAD MB'S BEFOR AND I WILL NOT DO THAT NEXTED TIME

i have focal k2ps now i like them but i need to remove them out of the stock place for the highs and add pods for them
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