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Old 01-21-2009, 12:04 PM
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Different brand of subs on one amp

This may have been covered here before however I could not find any posts on it. I was looking to add another subwoofer to my system. I currently have 1 12" Bassworx and want to add another 12". As long as I find something will a similar RMS and impedance is it okay to mix and match subs?
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Old 01-21-2009, 12:35 PM
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no its not a good idea. Will it work, yes
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yeah you can do it, wont cause any real problems, might sound like crap tho.
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Old 01-21-2009, 01:11 PM
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yeah you can do it, wont cause any real problems, might sound like crap tho.
I think 'might' should be changed to 'will'
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not necessarily
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i did that back in my early days with this stuff just for fun, and the first time the subs needed way different power levels and sounded terrible. the second time they were both i think 150 or 200 watts rms and it sounded ok...not amazing but not so terrible
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And dont forget it will really look tacky
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Old 01-21-2009, 06:21 PM
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The only way to really do it with out issue is seperate sealed chambers. Do not use a box that uses a common chamber.....why not just get another matching Bassworx. Easy to come by.
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Old 01-22-2009, 01:14 AM
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To: Anyone with mismatched subs
From: the general populace

If you have different brands or models of subwoofers in your car, the general populace (or greater proletariat) will laugh at you and therefore feel better about themselves.


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indeed it is true, I will laugh!
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