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JL 10W0 vs Alpine Type R 10" Opinions

Old 09-11-2004, 03:26 PM
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Currently I have a JL 10W0 powerwedge powered at 220 W RMS.

I have an option to buy a used Alpine Type R 10" 1021D Dual voice Coil.

I want a little more "thud" in my bass. I could also switch to an AMP which can deliver 300 W RMS at 4 OHM with lowpass at 80HZ. But I also noticed that Alpine lists the specs with (2Ohm + 2 Ohm). My final option is to just run 300 W RMS to the JL sub, but that is in the "danger" area for that sub according to JL

Any idea if I'd get more bass and what are your opinions?

[ September 11, 2004, 04:45 PM: Message edited by: exxtractor ]
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Old 09-11-2004, 07:56 PM
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you gotta give that type R atleast 300 rms to make it thump at all. 300 rms to a W0 is risky, I gave mine 250 rms and it looked like the cone was gonna fly out of the box.....but it still stayed intact so I guess maybe those w0's might be able to handle that kind of power...

I assume the 10W0 is 4 ohm right?
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Old 09-11-2004, 08:03 PM
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Type-R = much better driver ...

I'd even take the Type-S over the W0 ... Not that the W0 is bad ... Having owned both, I feel the Type-S is better overall ...
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