Any specific power amps you have tried in your build that are pretty solid?
I have a pair of crown d-75 there a class a a/b amp from the late 70s. used you can get them for 150$ each.
Ah I should have specified, these are some test posts for the Car Audio category, my bad
Still have it. Probably biased because of it. Kicker kx2500.1
Made over rated power and lasted me years at above 150db. Daily driven spl car.
Oh for sound quality gear I am currently running zapco amps. They have networking built in so you can connect a few then tune via software. The software is a bit poo but the amps are very clean.
Adcom 4404 was the best I had ever used.
ADS PH 15.2 was nice also, I had several Zapco Studio series that were great.
My first really good amp was an Xtant 3150c
It’s been a long while, I used The Orion HCCA series on several builds, pushed the hell out of them in 2 and 1 ohm loads.
My personal favorites were the HiFonics series VII amps for brute power, I would cram Boltar and Zues amps into systems and then run ADS brick amps into all the mids and highs.
I really liked the hcca subs, pretty sweet
Yep, the HCCA subs were and still are great, I have used JL audio, Orion, Redline, Cerwin-Vega, and others, Ugh I 'm starting to forget stuff, It’s been many years. Last year I started looking up car stereo manufacturers and was pleasantly surprised to see so many quality new players on the scene along with many old war dogs still going strong. I wish ADS were still around though, their amps were some of my favorites. Very versatile and never managed to blow one up or have one let me down
I use to have a Alpine MRD-F752 V12 5 channel Class T amp, used it to run 4 Alpine speakers and a 12" sub, was a great amp.
Best car amps I had were the Zapco competition Z series if I remember they were white.
DLS Reference series was nice, AB class pleasure and power.