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The first two are decent but I do not like P.A. at all. But that's just me. For your budget unless you buy used your very limited.

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That hifonics amp is going to require more power to run it at the same level as the soundstream since it's a class a/b amp. The SS is more efficient. Just something to think about. What subs are you using?

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The first two are decent but I do not like P.A. at all. But that's just me. For your budget unless you buy used your very limited.

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What coil config is your current sub?

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The links you provided are for mono, 2 channel, and 4 channel amps. Why would you use a 4 channel amp for a sub? Take a look at this http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_23547_Hifonics-Brutus-BRZ1700.1D.html if you're powering a sub, but you need to think about the total ohm load when/if you add another sub.

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Then you will need an amp that does the power you need at 2 ohms or find 2 amps that can strap together.

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You have a budget for the amp?

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Focus less on rms figures since they are useless and focus more on making an efficient enclosure. Just make sure you get a reliable amp thats of some good quality.

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Focus less on rms figures since they are useless and focus more on making an efficient enclosure. Just make sure you get a reliable amp thats of some good quality.

RMS figures are useless? How so? Just how efficient of an enclosure are you talking about that the amp's power isn't a factor? Like... infinite baffle? Or maybe a 6th order with +12db gain?

Or did you mean THOSE amps' RMS figures are useless?

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Focus less on rms figures since they are useless and focus more on making an efficient enclosure. Just make sure you get a reliable amp thats of some good quality.

RMS figures are useless? How so? Just how efficient of an enclosure are you talking about that the amp's power isn't a factor? Like... infinite baffle? Or maybe a 6th order with +12db gain?

Or did you mean THOSE amps' RMS figures are useless?

I'm going to assume that he meant that a slight difference in power will be inaudible, and that the enclosure will play a far bigger role.

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800, 1000, 1300 watts rms : your ears won't feel any difference. So, don't focus on power. Unless you double the power, it's useless to have the more powerful amp for your speakers.

Focus on a good custom box, as it plays a huge factor in how the sub will sound.

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