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Old 08-11-2004, 07:45 PM
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Hey, there is someone selling this amp locally:


http://www.mtxaudio.com/caraudio/archive/pro400x5.cfm
It is a 5 channel, anyone have any experience with this amp, or the MTX amps from this era? Any stories, good or bad? Thanks.
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Old 08-11-2004, 07:52 PM
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Thanks Dodgeram, I have used MTX before and they have always been pretty reliable and decent for the money. Cheers!
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Old 08-12-2004, 12:18 AM
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I owned this amp and right out of the box it developed noise issues from two channels.
Had it sent back and it developed the problem again.
I went with a different model after that.

I do have faith in MTX producta and have used an even older 4320 and loved that amp. It remains one of my favourites.

Didn't like that 5ch model though.
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Old 08-12-2004, 04:41 AM
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Thanks Hardwrkr, that is funny because I picked up a Thunder 405 a few years back on clearance from Future Shop and the sub channel was noisy. I sent it in for repair and they found nothing wrong with it. I wonder if the 5 channel MTX's were prone to noise.....
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Old 08-12-2004, 06:54 AM
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Man I have used several of the 5 channel 405 amps and they all worked great. I really liked the x-over on them but when they came out with the new model it lost the good x-overs...

See if you can give the amp a test drive before you buy...
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Personally I have used the pro1502 amplifiers from that era....for subwoofers they worked fine, but on the components I did encounter noise....I have now replaced this amp with a current model MTX 4-channel and the problem has now been solved...I've seen the amp you're looking at in a former co-workers vehichle...he seemed to have good luck with it running the 4 speakers and an MTX 6000 10" in his Jeep TJ...the power won't be the issue with this model, just the noise...see if you can try before you buy...good luck
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Old 08-12-2004, 09:21 PM
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Thanks people, it is for a friend. Will let him know to try it out for sure. [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]
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Anyone know a ballpark on what a fair price to pay for this amp is? Thanks.....
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I would say around $300 if it's perfect. Take deductions from there for signs of abuse or wear.
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