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Old     (heath)      Join Date: Feb 2008       03-11-2010, 7:01 AM Reply   
I am thinking about buying (2) pair of the WS Pro 60's for my new SAN 230. My question is what amp to use. Here are my choices along with the power into each speaker. I currently have the Audison in my possesion and my preference is to us this but am not sure it has enough power. The others I would have to buy and sell the Audison.

Audison LRX 2.4 (115 per) running into 2 ohm load
WS SYN 2 (175 per) running into 2 ohm load
WS SYN 4 (125 per)
JL HDM 600.4 (150 per)

I will be running another JL HDM 600.4 for my (3) paris of JL inboat speakers, a JL 750.1MHD on (2) JL 10W6's in a ported box.

THe boat comes stock with a Polk 10" free air sub behind the driver. I hate to waste this space and am thinking about putting in a JL 10" infinate baffle sub and run in off the WS SYN Micro. Is this a waste. Should I just put a fake cover on this spot and forget it?

I am also planning on buying the WS 420 to control everything.

Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
Old     (murphy_smith)      Join Date: Dec 2005       03-11-2010, 7:37 AM Reply   
Audison - no - not enough power

Syn 2 - yes - perfect match

Syn 4 - no - based on the choices you listed, there are better amps for the setup

JL HDM - yes - will work just fine and match the rest of your system

My first choice would be the Syn 2 and second would be the JL HD.
Old     (lakesurfer)      Join Date: Jul 2009       03-11-2010, 7:40 AM Reply   
I have the WS Syn 2 pushing 4 Pro 60s. They sound great.
Old     (jonyb)      Join Date: Nov 2008       03-11-2010, 8:26 AM Reply   
Sent you a PM Heath. I didn't realize you were in KY.....
Old     (silvermustang35)      Join Date: Jul 2008       03-11-2010, 9:04 AM Reply   
Syn2 powering 1 set of Pro80s here without issues, Syn2 for pro60s you will be just fine too..
Good luck
Old     (heath)      Join Date: Feb 2008       03-12-2010, 8:03 AM Reply   
Bump For Tim?
Old     (jonyb)      Join Date: Nov 2008       03-12-2010, 8:17 AM Reply   
He's gonna say the Syn2 would be ideal.

I spoke with Guyver and Justin yesterday about my boat and a couple customers boats and that's the general concensus, using the Syn2 for 2 pair of Pro80/60's.
Old     (wetsounds1)      Join Date: Jan 2006       03-12-2010, 8:58 AM Reply   
Yup, SYN-2 is perfect match for pair or 2 pairs of 60's or 80's

Tim
Wet Sounds
Old     (dan_lorenze)      Join Date: Mar 2009       03-13-2010, 7:07 AM Reply   
You wrote "THe boat comes stock with a Polk 10" free air sub behind the driver. I hate to waste this space and am thinking about putting in a JL 10" infinate baffle sub and run in off the WS SYN Micro. Is this a waste. Should I just put a fake cover on this spot and forget it?"

I have a JL M10IB behind the drivers seat in a large compartment, it's amazing how well it does, puts out just as much as my other M10 in a sealed box on the other side of my boat. Do yourself a favor and put a IB JL sub in there, you won't be sorry.. Putting a fake cover in the spot would be a huge waste..
Old     (davey_boy)      Join Date: Dec 2005       03-13-2010, 8:34 AM Reply   
Hmm, I would've thought the syn-4 would be better since it's made for 4 speakers and has a higher total output available. So, is there is ever any downside then to putting a heavier load on the amp (2 ohm vs. 4 ohm)? I guess you should always try and do a setup that is pushing the amp with a 2 ohm load to get the most of it when you can (assuming you need the power) and only do a 4 ohm load when there isn't a sensible 2ohm load configuration? Is that the right way to look at it?

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