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Old 03-08-2010, 03:56 PM
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It looks disappointing like the 06+ RE XXX. Couldn't have used one big motor and one big magnet? Is there less efficiency in a huge motor vs two smaller? Specs? Efficiency? How is the price not worth mentioning, because you can't afford? Couldn't have made those screw holes bigger? Looks like an up-fire only sub.
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its near the 1059 mark for the 15 and a little more for the 18 1079 i think it was cant remember exactly
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Old 03-08-2010, 05:09 PM
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Originally Posted by jalat View Post
This is old news....

They are great DAILY subwoofers, but the price is absurd.
just like many other subwoofers that cost half of this one?
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Old 03-08-2010, 05:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Father Yuli View Post
why the two motors?
Fi is marketing 'superguass' technology.. basically two coils & motors for twice the motor force behing one cone.. (same idea as a solobaric setup with two drivers mounted in series)

As far as I am concearned the idea is not a very good one... I'll stick with single motor designs...
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Old 03-08-2010, 05:25 PM
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looks like a sick sub for a high power custom install.
i dont think i would rely on them for the long run.especially with spl. i can see rivet/bolt problems coming form them trying hold that much weight dispersed over that long of length.

but it sure looks sweet.
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Originally Posted by Father Yuli View Post
just like many other subwoofers that cost half of this one?
Sure. I wasn't saying its the be all and end all of subs... was just saying its meant for DAILY use...
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Old 03-08-2010, 08:28 PM
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that's probably one of the most in convenient subs I have seen
for making a sleek looking install..
what's the mounting depth on that thing......3 feet ??? LOL

with a 4K power handling the SQ can't be that great
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Originally Posted by Father Yuli View Post
and the noobs will be all over these.

why the two motors?
So ... the answer to this question is?
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Old 03-08-2010, 09:08 PM
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i would not.. look nice .. however i would install them if i was using them just for show.. not spl

I will change my mind once i them in rides.. as for the price tag i get 4 subs almost and if i got 2 . . a 500.1 to burp them with and still be loud.. im not being cocky just saying thats all.
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I think Meade has a market because of who he is ... I don't think THIS is necessarily the market ... I think he almost needs to come up with a "Light" version of this, for all the people that want to be like Meade (and think they are) ...

But he can definitely sell ice in Nunavut ...
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