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Old 08-02-2002, 12:00 PM
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I need suggestions. I currently have a polkdx12 subwoofer that handles 400 watts rms. my alpine v12 amp supplies 340w RMS at 14 volts. i want another sub cuz this one is blown. anyone have suggestions for a durable sub that can handle 400w rms? and NOT $$$?
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Old 08-02-2002, 12:34 PM
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Tons of them:

a/d/s/ 312rs, IDQ12, Adire Shiva, JL Audio W3, Kicker CompVR12, and the list goes on......

If you set your gains and tone controls properly, but it in the right box, and you are careful with the volume knob, there's no reason why any sub with a power rating between 250 and 600W RMS wouldn't perform fairly well in that application.

I suggest you find out why that sub blew before you throw something new in there.
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Old 08-02-2002, 02:15 PM
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well thanks for the response... what is a/d/s?

i'm actually sending it in for warantee... polk is pretty lax about the warantee apparently, i send it in... they just send me one back? brand new :)
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Old 08-02-2002, 04:25 PM
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a/d/s is a more high end brand that most "commericial" stores, like Good Guys and Circuit City, don't carry. The same goes for IDQ's...But if i had the cash, i'd get those. But if cash is a factor, i'd go for JL W3 or maybe even solos. NICE!! haha
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Old 08-02-2002, 10:43 PM
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340watts can do wonders for a 12" IDQ...and it will pound. :thumbup:
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Old 08-04-2002, 07:15 PM
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a/d/s/ is one division of what used to be adst, but is now under the umbrella of Directed. adst used to have three lines, a/d/s/, PPI, and Orion. a/d/s/ stands for Analog Digital Systems. You can find them at:

http://www.adst.com

I'm a huge fan of thier gear, their amps are among the most versatile out there, as they range from 4-8 channels. One of their amps can easily power a whole system...don't let their power ratings fool you....I have a lot of experience with the current line, and I must say I'm impressed.

The IDQ is made by Image Dynamics, and no, you won't find drivers like these in your local Circuit City, etc....
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