Car/Audio help

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  1. Harry3

    Harry3 Chuki

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    just got a sub (JL Audio 12W6V2) 500W RMS but my amp (for now) is only 200W RMS so im massively underpowering it (set the gain to Nominal so I dont damage the amp by forcing it beyond its RMS), and the sub keeps cutting out at certain bass freqs. Now this is probably really obvious but I just want to confirm, its because my amp has only got a 50hz response right? What response should I be looking at on an amp? Any recommendations? Gonna be listening to mainly dnb and the bass is cutting out all over the place on most tunes and just plain crap on jungle and funky/deep house, but sounds monstrous for most dubstep.

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  2. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    i'd say it was 'cutting out' not because of the frequency, but because of a lack of power to hit certain notes but fuck, what do i know :confused:
     
  3. fractal

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    yeah i think i know what u mean, on some speakers some sub notes seem a lot weaker than others. Has your sub got any settings? and get an amp with enough wattage :p
     
  4. Harry3

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    I think I may have herp-derped, how should be low pass filter be set up?

    and yes, I plan on getting a 500W RMS amp :p
     
  5. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    low pass should be set to like between 150 & 250hz (it lets the lows through)
     
  6. Harry3

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    yeah I definitely herp derped

    dont mind me
     
  7. dirty breaks

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    depends on the cutoff slope doe.
     
  8. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    and what other speakers hes combining the sub with