I am planning to install one in my HT, but I wonder if anyone actually tried them both and how they are differ performancewise. I know they are both exceptional units, but due to complexity of installation "try and buy" may not be a valuable option to me.
I just took the plunge and bought the Butkicker 2 but only after struggling like you have with the exact same issues. I wound up buying the newer version so that it can be mounted underneath my platform instead of on top of it. I also bought the Carvin DCM 2000 watt amp and plan on using one channel to drive the Buttkicker and one to drive a yet to be ordered SVS Ultra sub. You should try a search in all threads for buttkicker and you will find the comparison reviews you seek. Randy
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