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Old 05-24-2010, 11:19 PM
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So I have an all alpine sound system and it is excellent...the head unit puts out more than enough power peak and rms to run everything with a lot of excellent features and ipod hook ups are easy...you can even put a usb flash drive with music on it and it will play this is for the cda 105 its 199.99 at bestbuy great choice when deciding on head units..next is the alpine type S speakers amazing sound can hit nearly all frequency's and can handle enough power to make you def haha..next is an alpine mrp-m500 amp rated at 500 continuous watts and doesnt say on the peak but really delivers all 500 watts no doubt works great with the head unit not big and bulky and stays cool... a bit pricey tho its 210 at bestbuy but well worth the money..and finally i have two 10" alpine type E subs..compared to my brothers rockford fasgate 12" p1 they sound excellent both are very high quality speakers and the people at bestbuy told me the alpine type E's are the best quality speakers they carry and i will vouch for that amazing sound on every bass note can handle a lot of power and sound excellent on both rap and rock...I am very please with my alpine set up it sounds better than almost everything else i have listened to
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Re: Alpine audio equipment

what is your product experience and background?
Installation knowledge?
Ever competed in a "sound Quality" competition?
What else have you done to your car to make this system sound better than any other you have heard?

I don't have a problem with Alpine equipment, as a matter of fact I think they are "advanced" thinkers and they are one of the few companies that have created a proprietary component link system that stands out above the rest.
Sound is a funny creature, it is very personal, very diverse, and Subjective above all.
Your verbiage leads me to believe you have not had a diverse background in the car audio industry and hence your idea of good sound will probably differ from mine en-mass.

Maybe you can be more specific about the sound of the speakers rather than say "it can handle all frequencies and gets loud?" Any speaker will receive a signal below 20Hz and Above 20K Hz. It is how well it reproduces it, and how well tuned the signal is going to it. Honestly you do NOT want a 6" 'misdrange' driver trying to produce a 40 Hz signal nor reaching above 8 or 10 thousand Hz. This is innefficient and harmful to this small driver.

I appreciate your promotion of Alpine, as well as the manufacturer does I'm sure. But a review shuold be much more detailed and precise. No?

Just my worthless opinion.
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Re: Alpine audio equipment

I'll be honest, I rate Alpine gear very highly, and as far as I'm concerned theirs are probably the best value for money audio products on the market. However I'm also quick to agree with the above post - sound is almost totally subjective and what sounds awesome to you won't be liked by others.
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Re: Alpine audio equipment

I think very highly of Alpine. They're not cheap but you get what you pay for and I think their audio is well worth the money. It is hard with audio because without knowing the knowledge of the person saying how good the speakers sound it's very subjective.
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Re: Alpine audio equipment

Alpine is good starter equipment. But with a real built box I could make 1 10W6v2 hit harder than both your 10's(: But for the price, Alpine is great! Its what I started with.
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Re: Alpine audio equipment

I also have Alpine. I have 6.5 Type S components in the front. Alpine 6x9 Type S. in the rear and a single Type R dvc 10 in a sealed box in the trunk. From what I have learned from reading about Alpine the budget equipment is Type E..then Type S..Type R and finally Type X which is their high end. I am no expert by any means but I did the wiring, speaker installation, and deck installation myself. The front door speakers were a pain in the buttocks due to cutting and making new holes but I finally got them in there. Rear speakers were easy. I ran all my wires under the carpet under the center console and backseat. It was easier than I thought it was gonna be. I agree with Landon...1 10 can sound better than 2 10's or a single 12" if the quality is good and the ohms and power are right! I went with the single Type R 10 in a sealed box for space. I can still use the trunk for what its ment to be used for and still have some bass. Also my trunk doesn't rattle which is great! And everyone that has said that sound is subjective is correct. To me..my gear sounds good TO ME..but then again that's really all that matters..your the one listening to it. I prefer a good sound over loud as hell and didn't want a system worth more than my car so I went with Alpine. The 6x9's in back are nice but I have most of my sound faded towards the front. I personally am a fan of the Type S components in the front. They provide crisp clear highs and mids even running off of deck power which is a Sony BT5100 which took me forever to find. The components have an inline filter so it doesn't take up a lot of space. A little duck tape on the inside of the door and your good to go lol. All in all i'm happy with Alpine..so far it seems to be good quality at a decent price. Im thinking about grabbing a Sony DAX-60 double din dvd player next...Looks cool..when I get it ill throw up a review and some pics.

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Re: Alpine audio equipment

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Alpine is good starter equipment. But with a real built box I could make 1 10W6v2 hit harder than both your 10's(: But for the price, Alpine is great! Its what I started with.
im pretty sure ANYONE can make a $250 sub hit harder than two $45 base model ones.
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Re: Alpine audio equipment

ya but your jl ways more than the two alpine 10's combined. nd yes i rate alpine very highly to. dont run notin but alpine and focal!
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