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Old 12-17-2004, 10:29 AM
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What do you guys think the best configuration for two JL 10W0-4's would be?

Best power (amount of power and/or brand/model of a specific amp), best type of box, etc.

Wanting to get the best I can out of these sub's.

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The pair should be able to handle in excess of 400wRMS depending on the box...

Personally I think the best configuration would be in someone elses vehicle so you can trade up for 15's...
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Old 12-17-2004, 11:18 AM
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Yah I want to go bigger as well, but for right now I want to just get the most out of these. If anything when I upgrade my amp I will get enough power to run bigger subs in the future.
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2.5 - 2.75 cubic feet tuned around 30hz should be nice. That amp should push about 250-275 watts to the subs, you wouldn't gain a whole lot going to a 400-500 watt amp I don't think. If anything, pick up a line driver that will boost the signal out of your deck, so we can drop the gains on the amp and run it a bit cleaner.
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with that amp... how do calculate how much power is going to what speakers?
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A line driver for a pair of 10W0s ??? I can see where that money could be better spent

Gain Setting tutorial ...
http://www.jlaudio.com/tutorials/Inp...nsitivity.html

Test Tones ...
http://www.teamtreo.com/view.php?showme=Free_Test_Tones

I'd use a smaller enclosure tuned higher ... ~2 ft^3 tuned to 32 Hz ...

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Originally posted by Jmac:
A line driver for a pair of 10W0s ??? I can see where that money could be better spent

Gain Setting tutorial ...
http://www.jlaudio.com/tutorials/Inp...nsitivity.html

Test Tones ...
http://www.teamtreo.com/view.php?showme=Free_Test_Tones

I'd use a smaller enclosure tuned higher ...
Do you know what deck he is running...... mmm no.
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I'd only worry about a line driver if you had noise issues...
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What is he running ? I wouldn't think the voltage would be that low to require a line driver since almost every unit out in the last 5 years has been at least 1.8 volts ...
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