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Old 08-19-2004, 10:42 PM
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sup everyone...new to the board. new to the world of car audio.

im thinkin of pickin up a JBL amp...what kind of quality amps are these? im thinkin middle of the road? not great, but not ****? whats the word on JBL amps?
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Old 08-20-2004, 12:04 AM
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No frills power. Not bad amps at all.
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Old 08-20-2004, 06:04 AM
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I would stand by them; they're good power for your money.
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Old 08-20-2004, 06:04 AM
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jbl is a gamble
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Old 08-20-2004, 06:06 AM
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Originally posted by the bret:
jbl is a gamble
This proves this guy has to be a joke. Apparently he thinks Pyramid is less of a gamble than JBL
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Old 08-20-2004, 06:58 AM
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wo, i did not say pyramids are better, i have no money so i opted for them. If I were rich like premium plus i'd go for precision power amps but thats just me.
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Old 08-20-2004, 07:09 AM
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Which amp exactly?

Jibles are a good place to start.
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Old 08-20-2004, 08:51 AM
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nothing wrong with them

put out more power than advertised, only drawback is the hard to tune internal crossovers on them

but there cheap, solid, reliable

what more could you ask for

i ran a 300.1, 1200.1 and 180.2 in diff times and loved them
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Old 08-20-2004, 08:54 AM
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JBL has something for everyone...

one line is no frills power, another is high end with some fancey features, and finally thier monster amp, which I think is the largest most powerfull amp on the market - plus it uses a new type of board topology.....

I'd vote JBL any day of the week....
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Old 08-20-2004, 12:12 PM
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My 1200.1 blew up.

I'd still buy another though if I had the money at the present moment, or maybe even one of the new BPX series... I think the Powervalve series are discontinued through JBL, replaced by the GTO series, but you can probably still find em floating around on ebay.
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