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Old 03-05-2003, 01:00 PM   #1
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Audio experts, what sounds better...............

1-12" sub or 2-10" subs?

Looking more for SQ than big bass
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Old 03-05-2003, 01:35 PM   #2
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1 high quality 12 will be able to go louder and sound cleaner than 2 10s.
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Old 03-05-2003, 01:48 PM   #3
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if you are talking about the same exact sub but in different sizes... DEFINITELY 2 10s... will sound far superior as far as cleanliness and will be a bit louder than 1 12...
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Old 03-05-2003, 02:09 PM   #4
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if you are talking about the same exact sub but in different sizes... DEFINITELY 2 10s... will sound far superior as far as cleanliness and will be a bit louder than 1 12...
I AGREE! Two 10s will have more surface area so it WILL sound louder. As for SQ, SQ begins to degrade as the volume increases, two 10s won't have to work as hard to achieve the same volume level as one twelve.
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Old 03-07-2003, 04:43 AM   #5
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I have 2 12's, then you have the best of both worlds
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Old 03-07-2003, 12:21 PM   #6
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For overall SQ, go for two 10s. I wanted the same thing for my car and the 2 10's sound amazing. No "gonna make you " bass from the 10's.
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Old 03-07-2003, 12:39 PM   #7
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I was in the same boat & had 2 10", but switched from 2 entry level 10" to one IDMAX 12" to save space & get better sound. It was worth it. It depends on what kind of speaker youre gonna get. Like 2 entry level 10" might not perform as well as one 10" W7 or IDMAX 10".
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