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frisco
Apr 9, 5:06pm - #150214 
Sub question

hey you guys..i saw a infinity sub 12' 1230w (the name of it) for about 85 bucks..plus tax would be say 90? at good guys..is that a good deal for it?
and that is at a store..so i wouldnt have to wait for the shippin online and sutff...or should i just pay...like 30 bucks more and buy a rockford HE2 12" sub for like 115.99 (total thats including tax and shippin) or a alpine type r 12" for 124.99 (total incuding tax n shippin)..

Infinity 1230w 12" $95 (store) & $80 (online total including tax n shippin)
Size 12"
Nominal Power Handling 300 Watt
Peak Power Handling 1200 Watt
Frequency Respond 20 Hz - 250 Hz
Sensitivity 92 dB
Impedance 4 ohm
Woofer Material Poly / Plastic
Surround Material Rubber
Top Mounting Depth 6.43 In.

RockFord HE2 12" $115.99 (online total including tax n shippin)
Size 12"
Nominal Power Handling 400 Watt
Powered Non-Powered
Peak Power Handling 800 Watt
Frequency Respond 28 Hz - 200 Hz
Sensitivity 86 dB
Impedance 4 ohm
Woofer Material Poly / Plastic
Magnet Material Strontium Ferrite
Surround Material Foam
Top Mounting Depth 6 In.


Alpine Type R 12" 124.99 (online total including tax n shippin)
Size 12.00"
Nominal Power Handling 300 Watt
Peak Power Handling 1000 Watt
Frequency Respond 24 Hz - 2,000 Hz
Sensitivity 87 dB
Impedance 4 ohm
Woofer Material Composite
Surround Material Santroprene
Top Mounting Depth 6.81 In.

o ya..in the stores..the HE2 and Type R sub...cost clost to 200..LOL thats why i aint gettin thoes there..

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Apr 9, 5:20pm - #150215 
Personally, I've never been a fan of Infinity subwoofers. I have two of the HE2 10" subs and really like them. If you are going to buy the speaker seperate and then buy a box to put it in, the 12" HE2 is the way to go.

However, I'd actually consider buying a Type R that comes factory mounted in the box. The box is made to produce the best possible sound from the sub, and REALLY bumps. I almost got one myself ---> http://www.smartcart.com/alneds/cgi/display.cgi?item_num=SBR122CR

If you shop around, I'm sure you can find a mounted Type R cheaper than that online.


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Apr 9, 5:49pm - #150216 
hmmm..ok thanks

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Rocketman
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Apr 9, 10:46pm - #150217 
Originally Posted by RevMonster
Personally, I've never been a fan of Infinity subwoofers. I have two of the HE2 10" subs and really like them. If you are going to buy the speaker seperate and then buy a box to put it in, the 12" HE2 is the way to go.

However, I'd actually consider buying a Type R that comes factory mounted in the box. The box is made to produce the best possible sound from the sub, and REALLY bumps. I almost got one myself ---> http://www.smartcart.com/alneds/cgi/display.cgi?item_num=SBR122CR

If you shop around, I'm sure you can find a mounted Type R cheaper than that online.


Oh yeah? What about the Infinity Kappa Perfect DVQ's? THose are AWESOME!! I have 3 12"s...omg...SO CRISP! SO DAMN LOUD! I have had 5 different systems in my lifetime...one had the type R's...NO COMPARISON!!!!! thumbsup

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Apr 9, 10:57pm - #150218 
Originally Posted by Rocketman
Originally Posted by RevMonster
Personally, I've never been a fan of Infinity subwoofers. I have two of the HE2 10" subs and really like them. If you are going to buy the speaker seperate and then buy a box to put it in, the 12" HE2 is the way to go.

However, I'd actually consider buying a Type R that comes factory mounted in the box. The box is made to produce the best possible sound from the sub, and REALLY bumps. I almost got one myself ---> http://www.smartcart.com/alneds/cgi/display.cgi?item_num=SBR122CR

If you shop around, I'm sure you can find a mounted Type R cheaper than that online.


Oh yeah? What about the Infinity Kappa Perfect DVQ's? THose are AWESOME!! I have 3 12"s...omg...SO CRISP! SO DAMN LOUD! I have had 5 different systems in my lifetime...one had the type R's...NO COMPARISON!!!!! thumbsup


Ha shit man, although I've seen of more and lots online but still.. three 12" subs in a Celi? That's gotta be big boomin'! I just have two 10" Pioneer subs, they get the job done and I usually have them set fairly low and they produce good sound.. though I may turn 'em up since it's summer.


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Apr 9, 11:06pm - #150219 
What about Polk?

Alpine has been known to have longevity, so I would go with Alpine out of the three, but I've never heard how they sound.

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Apr 10, 9:11pm - #150220 
All 3 of those are excellent subwoofers thumbsup

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