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Old 04-18-2018, 09:14 PM   #16
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Another way of phrasing that? Back then, it wasn't unusual to pay more than a dollar per watt for good amplifiers, so you didn't see subs built to handle 1000 watts RMS very often, and it would be even more unusual to see someone sending 1200 watts of old school amplifier power to a pair of subs.
Another good point - at $1/watt, we didn't want 3-4kw systems. 500wrms was plenty.
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Old 04-19-2018, 01:25 AM   #17
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I'm trying to say the ICE5000.1D seems better in every way apart from 5ohm. So wouldn't ICE5000.1D be a better choice for me or am I missing something?

ICE5000.1D

Channels1 Ch. Class D
MAX Power 5,000w
RMS Power 4Ω 1,200
RMS Power 2Ω 1,700
RMS Power 1Ω 2,500


ICE7000.1D

Channels1 Ch. Class D
MAX Power7,000w
RMS Power 4Ω 1,000
RMS Power 2Ω 1,500
RMS Power 1Ω*2,300
RMS Power .5Ω3,500 (.5Ω)
Yes, if you can do the ICE5000.1D, do so. That series is a bargain, and most places are sold out of most of the ICE series of amps.
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Old 04-19-2018, 05:02 AM   #18
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Yes, if you can do the ICE5000.1D, do so. That series is a bargain, and most places are sold out of most of the ICE series of amps.
Cool. Thanks again for the great suggestion!
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