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Amp for Tempest

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Adam Kuhns, Jul 5, 2002.

  1. Adam Kuhns

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    I'm going to try my hand at building a DIY sub. My plan is to make a Tempest in an Alignment setup. I don't want to spend a lot on an amp so I am thinking about using the Parts Express #300-792 156-watt amp. Would this amp be suitable for use with this kind of configuration? I'll get the 250-watt if I have to but I'd rather save a few bucks if I can (to use toward another Tempest later on [​IMG] ).
     
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    I really recommend getting the 250W amp. It's not that much more $$$, but a lot more output.
     
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    I agree with Jeff. The 250W amp has actually been measured at 280W, so you'd be getting at least 100W more power for around $20 more.

    Brian
     
  4. Adam Kuhns

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    Sounds good to me. I hadn't really looked at it that way. Thanks for the advice. [​IMG]
     
  5. Chris Carswell

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    Go with the #300-794 250 watt amp. It is on sale till the 14th for $120.00 so like Brian said, double your power for $20 more. That's $ well spent. I have an older PE #300-800 150 watt amp for my tempest but I have not hooked it up yet [​IMG] I will finish my sub this weekend and let you all know.
     

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