I had this amp installed for about 2-3 weeks before I had to return it. It was paired with 4 Infinity Kappa 6x8 2 way's, and the combination sounded incredibly hollow and disgusting.
I assumed it was the amp or the speakers since I installed everything at the same time. A friend and I sat down for 4 hours and installed our amps in each other's cars. After listening to test track, after test track, we found that this amp behaved oddly - the 80-150hz range was more or less falling out. Although more pronounced in my car, it was very disappointing.
The Alpine on the other hand, cleared this missing range up slightly and was definitely more clear than the Jensen. The difference was also noticeable when the Jensen was installed in his car - there were lows falling out and muffled words that were previously clear.
Also, It also distorts like crazy with the gain turned up. I had to have the gained turned waay down in order to find some level that didn't distort.
PLEASE KNOW THAT THIS AMP IS ONLY RATED AT 80 WATTS RMS @ 2 OHM ACCORDING TO ITS CEA06 RATINGS, NOT 100 AS STATED IN THE SPECS.
Although an alright amp, I was very disappointed and returned it.
Overall, only OK. Good for the value... I guess. It looks cheap and is incredibly light and flimsy. I felt just holding it would bend the flimsy bottom plate. As far as features, It has nothing out of the ordinary. Easy to use, but i doubt it would last more than 6-9 months the way it overheats.
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