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Post by Radorocco » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:24 pm

HI,

Wondered if any one has any experience of an active mini-sub like this, for example http://www.amazon.co.uk/Kenwood-KSC-SW0 ... 489&sr=8-1

Seems like a good option without faffing about with 6x9 or door pods.

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Jeff


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Re: Active sub

Post by Mr Funk » Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:18 pm

I'd be really interested to see how it fairs but I'd be concerned that it'd ever fit under the seats. They are lower than Jordan's morals.


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Re: Active sub

Post by Radorocco » Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:24 pm

Indeed!!

I've just swapped a front seat and there was barely room under there for a lost pound coin.

I was think about sticking it inthe boot somewhere

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Re: Active sub

Post by fonzooorooo » Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:19 am

No experience, but did toy with the idea, so read lots of reviews/missed a lot on ebay etc(!)

The upshot seems to be that they'll add some bass to a standard-ish system, but won't feel as low, and certainly won't play as loud as a conventional sub in a box.

I think soundproofing would be the place to start if mounting in the boot of a 'rocco, so it's not working as hard.

I've fitted one of these: (black, not pink - that was just a quick search!!!)

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/IN-PHASE-XTP- ... 5d38dee81a

to the mk2, and am VERY happy with it. Overall dimensions are small, and it sounds excellent. Got mine 2nd hand for £35. ... I know it's not as small as you're looking at, but a 'rocco boot's huge, and these are tiny compared to a conventional 10" or 12"... Just a thought.