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post #1 of 3 Old 04-02-2013, 12:16 AM - Thread Starter
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I cuurently have a Shiva-X, tuned to 18hz in a 200L enclosure, powered by a 500W HSPA plate amp. Looking for a possible driver upgrade, what are my options? Not really interested in a sideways move, looking for something that will be a noticeable difference.


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post #2 of 3 Old 04-02-2013, 12:46 AM
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More drivers, more power and overall more subwoofer would be the 'movin on up' ticket for you then. smile.gif
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i'm not sure there is a meaningful upgrade in the same diameter.

if you want to cut a new hole in the box, plop in an 18" driver, and put a more powerful amp on it, then you can get an upgrade.

gray is what you have.
red is 18" dayton ho with a 1000 watt amp; in the same box.
blue is mach5/ist audio uxl18" with a 2000 watt amp; in the same box.

otherwise, add to, rather than replace, like scott said.

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