Browsing Archive November, 2011

What Amplifier Do I Need For My Kicker Solo-Baric L7 Subwoofer?

I couldn’t finish the What Amplifier Do I Need? series without talking about one of the best square subwoofers in the car audio industry, the Kicker Solo-Baric L7 Series Subwoofer. This woofer is available in 4 sizes, an 8”, 10”, 12”, or 15” with each size having the option of a Dual 2 ohm impedance or Dual 4 ohm impedance. The RMS ranges from 450W to 1000W depending on the size of the woofer.

Massive Audio N2

N2

The Massive Audio N2 Nano series amplifier is the perfect match for when looking to amplify a S8L74 L7 woofer or even two of those woofers to a final impedance of 1 ohm. If you want a little more power this amplifier can also properly power up a single S10L72 or S12L72 subwoofer to a final impedance of 1 ohm, offering multiple wiring capabilities. This amplifier features a relatively small chassis along with built-in noise reduction circuitry. Its Nano technology provides ultra efficient power supplies, while the low-pass and subsonic filters allow you to really tweak your sound reproduction.

Hifonice Brutus BRZ1200.1D

BRX1200.1D

The Hifonics Brutus BRZ1200.1D amplifier allows you to take full advantage of the power handling capabilities of the S15L72 to a final impedance of 1 ohm and the S15L74 to a final impedance of 2 ohms. You can even wire up two S8L72 woofers together to a final impedance of 2 ohms. This amplifier will give you so many wiring options you won’t know what subwoofer you really want. The amplifier is CEA-2006 compliant meaning that the stated rated power is accurate. Its 4 way System Protection circuitry will keep your system running efficiently without problems and at the same time provide protection if needed. The BRZ1200.1D brings power, efficiency, performance and affordability.

DLS CAD 11

CAD 11

Another great amp would be the DLS CAD 11 classic series amplifier. Much like other amplifier this one also provides you with a number of wiring options. You can wire a single S8L72, a single S10L74, S12L74 or even a single S15L72 subwoofer. DLS is considered a very high end company but their products speak for themselves. This amplifier will offer supreme clarity, efficiency, performance and a nice constant flow of power to avoid cutting and clipping. The amplifier also features low-level and high-level inputs allowing this amplifier to accompany any car audio system be it aftermarket or stock.

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The Axxess TRIGGER Does It All

The universal Axxess TRIGGER module is one of a kind. It has more uses than any other trigger module on the market today. With over 15 pre-programmed functions and many more customized functions, this is the do-it-all module that every installer has been waiting for. If you have a grasp of how 12 volt electronics work, then installing and putting this product to use is as easy as following a few instructions.

The Best Universal Trigger Around

The most basic and arguably useful function of the TRIGGER is the e-brake emulator. It will provide a delayed signal that replicates your hand break being pulled, which will unlock prohibited settings and other functions from many DVD car stereo receivers. This amazing module even supports theft detection. You can customize this device to chime an optional siren once your head-unit or amplifier loses a ground signal. This setting can be used with any 12 volt electronic that has been installed into your vehicle. Do your speakers pop when you turn your car on? Use a 2 second delay setting to eliminate that unwanted nuisance. Want your dome light to automatically come on when you hop in the car? The TRIGGER has a solution. You can even use two of them together for an endless amount of functions.

Hundreds of Different Uses

When you purchase your TRIGGER, you may go online to download the custom programming software. This software will allow you to setup your device before you install it, and choose from a variety of different combination of functions. For all of the functionality you get, and at the price it is at, there is no reason to pass this deal up. If you find yourself frustrated with relays and other various triggers, make the switch to Axxxess and be confident that your vehicle will be up and running in no time.

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The Benifits of a Wireless Guitar System

Untangle your life and experience the freedom of a wireless guitar system.    Wireless guitar systems are such as the Audio Technica ATW-701/G is a super convenient way for the performing guitarists out there to explore the stage and share and experience with their audience.    By untethering yourself from your pedals and amps you will be free to really get into a performance, Inexpensive VHF systems such as the  Audio Technica ATW251g are perfect for the weekend rockstars and the garage band heroes.

Wireless guitar systems consist of two basic components.   The transmitter with is attached directly to your guitar via the supplied cable.   The transmitter is encased in a bodypack style enclosure about the size of a deck of playing cards.   They are easily clipped onto your belt or guitar strap and transmit wirelessly to the receiver

The receiver is typically a small box that can be mounted on an amp or by your pedalboard.   Depending on the design, the wireless receivers can be field selectable meaning they can operate on many different frequencies.

Wireless guitar systems give an added level of safety to your performance by eliminating the need for  the snaring cables under your feet you can be confident you won’t be accidentally stage diving as a result of tripping over a guitar cable.

Set up and tear down are also a breeze as a result of wireless systems especially if you’re are performing at a festival or venue where you either follow or open for another act as that’s atleast one less cable you will have to track down, untangle and wrap.

You are also free to keep the sounds coming as you eliminate the possibility of stepping on a cable, pulling it out of your guitar, and blowing fire out of your amp as the result of a hot line flopping about the stage while you play air guitar for a few seconds.

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Professional Headphones 15 % Off Sale at Sonic Electronix

Professional Headphones Promotion

If you are looking for an upgrade in the field of home, DJ, or studio Professional Headphones now is the time to act. For a special limited time only Sonic Electronix will be offering a 15% discount on all of our Professional Headphones. As the holiday season comes around the corner now is the perfect time to purchase those high quality headphones you have always wanted. With manufacturers like Audio Technica, Grado, Sennheiser, Kicker and many more you are sure to find exactly what you want and need.

Professional Home Headphones

The want for high-quality sound reproduction is what sets the true audio listener apart from your average every day listener. Headphones like the SR60i and SR80i from Grado offer a fuller sound reproduction that is almost never seen in your standard pair of headphones. Here you will get cleaner, crisper and more accurate highs, mids, and lows. Kicker’s HP541 headphones also provide that higher-quality that makes listening to music a whole new experience.

Professional DJ Headphones

With professional DJ style headphones not only is sound quality important but aside from that they must feature some sort of swivel of the ear-cups and extreme flexibility. Pioneer’s HDJ-500K, and HDJ-1000 offer unique folding housing and joint movement that allow for flexibility during performance which allow for easier use when mixing. The same goes for the Shure SRH750DJ and SRH550DJ headphones. These headphones excel in low and mid frequency reproduction which is essential to a good DJ. A DJ is only as good as his equipment, and these DJ style headphones will allow for true artistic presentation.

Professional Studio Headphones

Studio monitoring headphones are a complete different ballgame in the professional headphone category. These headphones will pick up a very wide range of frequencies which is needed for proper monitoring and mixing. Audio Technica’s ATH-M50, Sony’s MDR-V600, and Sennheiser HD 280 Pro headphones all offer a very dynamic sound reproduction and are able to reproduce frequencies that are not always heard but play a significant role in the overall sound quality and production. Studio monitoring and mixing professional have a great sense of hearing but even they need a reliable pair of professional studio headphones to get the job done as accurate as possible.

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The Oxygen Audio oCar Stereo Receiver

The Facts

The oCar, by Oxygen Audio, is one of the first in-dash receivers that fully integrates your Apple iPhone into your vehicle. Being built with a universal design, this radio replaces your factory stereo and is compatible with most standard vehicles on the road. If you own an Apple iPhone, this is the perfect unit for your car. Simply attach the included cell phone case to your iPhone, and click your phone into the center of the stereo for a secure hold. Once your phone is attached, it will receive a constant 5 watt charge to ensure your battery power is always topped off.

The Figures

The Oxygen Audio oCar supports playback of any audio and video you can access from your iPhone, whether it be YouTube, Pandora, or the music you have stored in your music library. Being able to produce 4 channels of 22 watts RMS, this stereo will force your stock speakers to liven up and sound better than ever. If you plan to use multiple car amplifiers, this stereo supports it. 3 pairs of 4 volt RCA outputs are provided for direct input into your amps. Download the Oxygen oCar apps from the iTunes store to even further expand the stereos functionality. With these apps, you gain a 3-band equalizer as well as a local and national AM/FM tuner.

The Fun

This premium car stereo incorporates everything you do on your iPhone into your vehicle. There is no need to spend time learning how to adjust your sound or mess with confusing menu screens, because there is no learning curve for a device that you already use on a daily basis. The familiar iPhone interface is utilized throughout the entire design of the stereo, making it very easy for anyone to operate. Pick your oCar up today and open the doors to a world of media and social entertainment like you have never seen before!

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