Articles
   
       
       
Pics/Video
   
       
       
Shop
Search
 
 
 
 
 
Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
WAKE WORLD HOME
Email Password
Go Back   WakeWorld > >> Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles Archive > Archive through July 28, 2009

Share 
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old    Todd (antoddio)      Join Date: Dec 2006       07-15-2009, 9:04 PM Reply   
Picked up a polk momo 10'' sub in a nautique box out of the classifieds. Unused, but I don't have the factory instructions. I think it can handle 300 Watts RMS @ 4 ohms. Wondering what I should use to power it? Don't know too much about audio, but been looking at kicker cause they seem well liked. I just have the factory 4 speaker system, which is fine for now. I've looked at the following 2 amps, the 2nd one is over 300 watts, but figured I really wouldn't get the max watts out of the amp in a real world scenario.

Kicker ZX500.1 250 Watts @ 4 ohms
Kicker ZX750.1 375 Watts @ 4 ohms

Thoughts?
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       07-15-2009, 9:43 PM Reply   
Choice two is good or you could spend a few more bucks and get the ZX550.2 run it bridged and show the sub 550 watts. Those amps either come with or for cheap you can ad a sub control which is total plug and play. This will allow you to control how hard you push the sub. You'll be better off showing the sub more watts than barely enough. My sub is 600 RMS 3000 MAX and I run it with a 1200 watt amp.
Old    Phil White (philwsailz)      Join Date: Feb 2009       07-16-2009, 6:13 AM Reply   
Todd-

Of the three amps discussed, the ZX750.1 is the best choice. Class D, efficient, and comes with a remote bass knob, as Hate suggests. The 550.2 will work as Hate suggests, but the 750.1 is designed as a dedicated sub amp.

Phil
Kicker
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       07-16-2009, 12:49 PM Reply   
Phil, While you are here...lol...What would be the difference other than the AB classification? It does have the same x over controls as a mono sub amp yes? Is it just the efficiency? This is just for my own personal knowledge and you spell things out in plain english very well.
Old    Phil White (philwsailz)      Join Date: Feb 2009       07-16-2009, 2:01 PM Reply   
Efficiency, yes. In theory, for similar power output, it will run cooler and draw less current.

In theory that gives you a longer play time 'til the battery goes Kaput... :-)

Phil
Kicker

Reply
Share 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 2:58 AM.

Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
Wake World Home

 

© 2012 eWake, Inc.    
Advertise    |    Contact    |    Terms of Use    |    Privacy Policy    |    Report Abuse    |    Conduct    |    About Us