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Hifonics Brutus BRZ1700.1D

1700W RMS Brutus Series 1-Channel Monoblock Super Class D Amplifier (BRZ 1700.1D)

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Performance meets Value

The new 2010 Hifonics Brutus amplifiers are much more than a good-looking amplifier. Underneath the solid aluminum casing, you will find quality amplifier components that are sure to satisfy any compatible subwoofer. The new BRZ amplifiers have changed the heat sinks on each side to vertical aluminum fins. Since heat rises, these fins draw the heat up and allow it so effectively dissipate from the amplifier. The vertical aluminum heat sinks are located on two sides of the amplifier and effectively maintain the temperature of the amplifier to prevent any overheating. Combined with the other power/protection indicators and the 4-way system protection circuitry, the Hifonics Brutus amplifiers prove to be a safe, efficient, and reliable amplifier for your subwoofer.

Every Brutus amplifier is CEA-2006 certified. That means you can be confident in knowing that you are paying for real power. The wattage that the amplifier is rated at is the wattage that it will consistently produce and supply your subwoofer with. This is typically a feature just found on the higher-end, expensive amplifiers, however all the Brutus series amps are CEA-2006 compliant with a low price tag. By choosing one of these amplifiers, you will be high-grade performance and still have money left over. Performance meets value with the Hifonics Brutus amplifiers!

General Features:

  • Brutus Series Monoblock Class D Car Amplifier
  • RMS Power Rating (@ 14.4V):
    • 4 ohms: 600 watts x 1 chan.
    • 2 ohms: 1200 watts x 1 chan.
    • 1 ohm: 1700 watts x 1 chan.
  • MOSFET power supply
  • Wired HFR-3 remote bass level control included
  • LED power (green) and protect (red) indicators
  • Variable Bass Boost (0 to +10 dB bass boost at 45 Hz)
  • Mono channel operation
  • Preamp RCA outputs to daisy chain multiple amps
  • 4-Way System Protection circuitry (thermal, overload, speaker short and DC protect)
  • Heavy duty aluminum alloy finned heatsink for maximum heat dissipation
  • Silver-plated unbalanced RCA level inputs
  • Silver-plated molded screw terminals
  • Input sensitivity:
    • Input Level (Unbalanced): 0.2V-9V
    • Input Level (Balanced): 0.04V-8V
  • Variable low-pass filter (35-250 Hz, 24 dB/octave)
  • Subsonic filter (15-35 Hz, 24 dB/octave)
  • Phase Shift: 0-180°
  • Damping factor: >290
  • Frequency response: 35-250 Hz
  • CEA-2006 compliant amplifier
  • Dimensions: 16-15/16"L x 9-1/4"W x 2-7/16"H
  • 2-gauge power and ground wiring is required for installation. Contact us for information regarding a discount on select amplifier kits when purchased together with this amplifier.
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's warranty

Read more about the Hifonics Brutus BRZ1700.1D in our blog!

Product History:

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(newest, current model)
Hifonics BXi1610D thumbnail
(previous model, replaced by Hifonics Brutus BRZ1700.1D)
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(previous model, replaced by Hifonics BXi 1610D)
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(previous model, replaced by Hifonics BXi 1608D)
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(previous model, replaced by Hifonics BXi 1606D)
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(previous model, replaced by Hifonics BX1605D)

Power Specifications - Subwoofer Channel

RMS Power @ 4 ohms
The RMS power rating is the measure of continuous power that an amplifier can output, or a speaker can handle. It is the most accurate depiction of real, continuous power that the industry has so far. If the final impedance of your speaker(s) or subwoofer(s) equals 4 ohms, this is how much power this amplifier will supply at that ohm level. The higher the RMS wattage, the more clean and loud your music will sound. The 5th channel on these particular amplifiers are usually dedicated for driving subwoofers.
600 watts x 1 channels
RMS Power @ 2 ohms
The RMS power rating is the measure of continuous power that an amplifier can output, or a speaker can handle. It is the most accurate depiction of real, continuous power that the industry has so far. If the final impedance of your speaker(s) or subwoofer(s) equals 2 ohms, this is how much power this amplifier will supply at that ohm level. The higher the RMS wattage, the more clean and loud your music will sound. The 5th channel on these particular amplifiers are usually dedicated for driving subwoofers.
1200 watts x 1 channels
RMS Power @ 1 ohm
The RMS power rating is the measure of continuous power that an amplifier can output, or a speaker can handle. It is the most accurate depiction of real, continuous power that the industry has so far. If the final impedance of your speaker(s) or subwoofer(s) equals 1 ohms, this is how much power this amplifier will supply at that ohm level. The higher the RMS wattage, the more clean and loud your music will sound. The 5th channel on these particular amplifiers are usually dedicated for driving subwoofers.
1700 watts x 1 channels

Power Specifications - Full Range Channels

Peak Power @ 4 ohms
This form of power rating refers to the maximum amount of power an electronic device can handle or output in an instant without damage occurring. Often times this maximum is achieved during a brief musical burst, such as a drum accent, or low bass hit.

Some manufacturers display peak power ratings on the face of their products to increase the appeal to consumers. The RMS power rating is more accurate, and we recommend using it for product comparison. However, some manufacture's do not provide an RMS figure and therefore one cannot be advertised.

Peak Power @ 2 ohms
This form of power rating refers to the maximum amount of power an electronic device can handle or output in an instant without damage occurring. Often times this maximum is achieved during a brief musical burst, such as a drum accent, or low bass hit.

Some manufacturers display peak power ratings on the face of their products to increase the appeal to consumers. The RMS power rating is more accurate, and we recommend using it for product comparison. However, some manufacture's do not provide an RMS figure and therefore one cannot be advertised.

Peak Power @ 1 ohm
This form of power rating refers to the maximum amount of power an electronic device can handle or output in an instant without damage occurring. Often times this maximum is achieved during a brief musical burst, such as a drum accent, or low bass hit.

Some manufacturers display peak power ratings on the face of their products to increase the appeal to consumers. The RMS power rating is more accurate, and we recommend using it for product comparison. However, some manufacture's do not provide an RMS figure and therefore one cannot be advertised.

Bridged Peak/Max Power

Bridging refers to combining two channels on an amplifier to create one channel with double the voltage and an increased power output. A 2-channel amplifier will bridge down to 1-channel and a 4-channel amplifier can bridge to create 2-channels. An amplifier is most commonly bridged to drive a subwoofer.

Remember, once you bridge two channels down to one its final impedance will be 4 ohms unless otherwise specified. This rating lists the Peak/Max power created once an amplifier is bridged.

Power Specifications - Subwoofer Channel

Peak Power @ 4 ohm
This form of power rating refers to the maximum amount of power an electronic device can handle or output in an instant without damage occurring. Often times this maximum is achieved during a brief musical burst, such as a drum accent, or low bass hit.

Some manufacturers display peak power ratings on the face of their products to increase the appeal to consumers. The RMS power rating is more accurate, and we recommend using it for product comparison. However, some manufacture's do not provide an RMS figure and therefore one cannot be advertised.

Peak Power @ 2 ohms
This form of power rating refers to the maximum amount of power an electronic device can handle or output in an instant without damage occurring. Often times this maximum is achieved during a brief musical burst, such as a drum accent, or low bass hit.

Some manufacturers display peak power ratings on the face of their products to increase the appeal to consumers. The RMS power rating is more accurate, and we recommend using it for product comparison. However, some manufacture's do not provide an RMS figure and therefore one cannot be advertised.

Peak Power @ 1 ohm
This form of power rating refers to the maximum amount of power an electronic device can handle or output in an instant without damage occurring. Often times this maximum is achieved during a brief musical burst, such as a drum accent, or low bass hit.

Some manufacturers display peak power ratings on the face of their products to increase the appeal to consumers. The RMS power rating is more accurate, and we recommend using it for product comparison. However, some manufacture's do not provide an RMS figure and therefore one cannot be advertised.

Amplifier Specifications

Amplifier Class

An amplifier increases the power of the signal being fed to it by taking energy from its power supply and matching the signal but increasing its amplitude. Amplifiers use many different methods for converting these electrical signals and have been categorized into classes.

Class A/B: Greater than 50% of the input signal is amplified while the other percentage is “off”. These amplifiers have a small amount of current flowing through the output transistors all the time which almost eliminates crossover distortion. Class A/B has great sound quality but is not as efficient as class D. These amps are most commonly used to drive speakers.

Class D: Also known as switching amplifiers, class D amps have output transistors that are completely turned “on” or “off”. This means that when the transistors are on, there is almost no voltage across them but when they are off there is significant voltage but no current flowing through it which makes these amplifiers very efficient at the cost of sound quality. These amps are most commonly used to drive subwoofers.

Other Classes: You may see classes such as GH, bD, X, FD, etc. by some manufactures. These amplifiers tend to be either class A/B, D or a hybrid of the two but with improvements to their designs that can make them more efficient or offer better sound quality.

D
Number of Channels
Each channel on an amplifier will power one speaker using a positive and negative cable. There are various types of amplifiers, each designed to power a certain number of speakers. Monoblock amplifiers, also known as single channel, are designed to power one or more subwoofers. These amplifiers often have very high power ratings. On the other hand, multi-channel amplifiers power multiple speakers, usually at lower power ratings. 2-Channel and 4-Channel amplifiers can power car speakers or low powered subwoofers. Occasionally you might see a 5 or 6-channel amplifier that can power speakers and subwoofers at the same time. The most common setup is a monoblock amp to run subwoofers and a 4-channel amp to run door speakers. Check out our Knowledge Base for more information.
1 - Mono
Total RMS Power Output
Total RMS power is measured by multiplying RMS power per channel by the number of channels, and is calculated at the lowest level of operating impedance.

RMS power is the amount of continuous power, measured in watts, that an amplifier produces is called RMS power. The higher the RMS figure, the louder and cleaner your music sounds.

The RMS output figure is much more accurate than the peak rating when comparing products.

1700 watts
Maximum Input Gauge Size
This is the largest gauge wire that will fit into the power and ground terminals of this device. The lower the gauge number, the thicker the wire is. For example, a 4 gauge wire is thicker than an 8 gauge wire and thus has higher current carrying capacity. Always do your best to get this size wire to reduce the risk of damage to your components.
2 AWG
Minimum Impedance Unbridged
The lowest impedance the amplifier will handle when it is not bridged.
1 ohms
Minimum Impedance Bridged
The lowest impedance the amplifier will handle when it is bridged.
Not Bridgeable
THD at Rated RMS Power
The amount of change in harmonic content of the signal as it is amplified. A lower figure indicates less change and a more accurate amp. THD below 0.10% is inaudible.
<0.1%
Speaker Level Inputs
Speaker level inputs are commonly referred to as high-level inputs and vice versa. This input type allows you to get your audio signal directly from the speaker wire in your vehicle, instead of using RCA cables. The advantage of this is factory integration, as most stock radios do not have RCA outputs to run amplifiers.
No
Preamp Outputs
Many amplifiers are equipped with RCA preamp outputs which pass the original music signal from the source to additional amplifiers. This is known as daisy chaining because the source connects to the first amp, and the first amp connects to the second amp, etc. The advantage to daisy chaining is you only need one 2-channel RCA cable to transfer the signal from the head-unit to the amplifier, and then one additional cable for each amp being daisy chained.
1 pair
Built-in Crossover

A crossover is a type of filtering system that permits only certain frequencies to play. A Low-Pass (LP) crossover allows only frequencies below its setting to get through which is good in the case of some subwoofers. A High-Pass(HP) filter allows frequencies above its setting to pass through, this is normally used on speakers.

When a crossover is set to FULL it means no filtering is added and the full frequency spectrum is allowed through the amplifier. Filtering is important because feeding a speaker frequencies it cannot reproduce effectively creates distortion.

Low-pass (LP)
Low-Pass Crossover Frequency
The low-pass crossover frequency is typically used for subwoofers. It can be a fixed crossover point or a variable crossover range. A variable low-pass crossover allows you to select a specific crossover point which allows frequencies below the set crossover point to pass, while making frequencies above the set point gently or harshly roll-off, depending on the steepness of the slope.

The steepness of the roll-off slope is measured in dB/octave and refers to the rate of attenuation (lowering of volume) outside their pass bands.

35 - 250 Hz
Subsonic Filter
Allows you to block (filter) ultra-low frequencies that your subs cannot reproduce.
15 - 35 Hz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
This spec compares the strength of the signal to the level of background noise. A higher value indicates less background noise.
>95 dB
Bass Boost
The objective of the bass boost is to get more kick out of your subwoofer. It is a circuit that emphasizes the lower frequencies at a given point. The bass boost should always be set first before setting the gain. This feature is known for destroying subwoofers and is commonly used incorrectly, so be cautious.
0 - 10 dB
Bass/Gain Remote
If the amp comes with a bass/gain remote you will be able to control the level of your bass from your dashboard. Typically bass remotes also include a 16-20 ft. wire for installation.
Yes
Fan Cooled
A great feature to have if an amp generates a large amount of heat. Cooling fans can help regulate the temperature to prevent the amp from overheating (burning).
No
Fuse Rating
The amperage and the number of fuse(s) an amp requires.
160A x 1 
CEA-2006 Compliant
Amplifiers that have been tested to meet specific standards. When a car amplifier meets these standards, you can be sure that it will be able to produce the amount of power specified by the official CEA-2006 rating. Usually, these rating consist of the following items:
  • RMS Power
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio

This rating applies to both external car amplifiers, as well as the amplifiers inside of in-dash stereos.

Yes

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Manufacturer

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
83%
4 Star
11%
3 Star
3%
2 Star
1%
1 Star
2%

Average Attribution Rating

Durability
4.7
Value
4.8
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4.7
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4.8
Usability
4.7
Thomas

Redding, CA

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love it

March 4, 2013

I love this amp it works and sounds great i would buy more if i need a new amp.

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Pete

pineville, LA

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Great Amp!!

April 8, 2014

I have this amp pushing 2 12" kicker cvx and the amp is a quarter of the way up and im scared to turn it up cause its slamming them. Amp is a beast. Great purchase for a great price and you cant go wrong dealing with sonicelectronix!! Very pleased customer!!

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Tender

Livonia, MI

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Awsome Amp

December 20, 2012

I love it cea compliant and it doesnt break your pockets. I have two of these and I have had them both for a year beating the crap out of them and they are still running strong. Great product would recommend to anyone.

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johnny-blaze

Torrington, CT

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Great amp for the money

December 4, 2013

I had this amp on two RE Audio SEX 10's in the trunk of my BMW. It pounded!! I love Hifonics because they are easy to tune and the price is great. I like this design better than the new models. For around $200 bucks, you cant go wrong. If you use 2 gauge wire and a Kinetik battery, this amp becomes a certified beast!!

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Tre' B.

Columbia, SC

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Loud Bass.

January 6, 2013

Running this @ 1-ohm to a Audioque HDC3 18" (Dual 2) & it gets LOUD. Runs nicely & hasn't gotten hot on me, yet! Love the bass knob & blue power lights! I'd recommend this to anybody looking for a nicely priced amp that puts out some power!

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LAYNLOW

Jackson, TN

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Awesome Amp

February 1, 2012

I'm updating my previous review due to some changes i've made to my system. My digital designs 3512 sc subs are now broken in. I have two brutus 1700 amps driving the two dvc 4 subs, coils wired parallel, amps are being presented with 2 ohms each. I can't say enough good things about these amps. My system is intended to be competition level and it's almost there. The most recent spl check was 154.3 in a '09 silverado ext. Cab without the rear seat.

For all the people i'm seeing that say hifonics amps are power hungry and their lights dim when the bass hits blah blah blah. You do not start building a system by throwing two huge amps and two subs in a car and go from there. Upgrade your charging system first! You can't expect to blast 1,700 watts off a stock alternator and 4, 6 or on some foreign cars, 8 ga. Charging system cabling. I have two yellow top dura last 1100 cca batteries and a stock hd 160 amp alternator and i have no problems driving two brutus 1700's and a zeus zxi150.4 (1,200 watts). No problems at all. I have gains set properly! This means doing the simple math to convert expected wattage output to ac voltage and setting the amp gains to that number using a test tone with your head unit at reference volume! If you don't know how to set up an amp, get some help! These brutus amps are awesome. And Sonic is awesome. I order on a Monday night and i have boxes on my step by wednesday when i get home from work.

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Tim

Elk Grove, CA

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BADA**

December 23, 2010

I had A crappy lanzar vibe amp I got at the flee market at full power hooked up to two Alpine Type R 15 in a ported box in my truck. I was looking for something with more power and damn, this amp pounds my 15s hard! My rearview mirror shakes off and parts of my truck are rattling apart. Good value for under $300 out the door(with tax). highly recommend this amp. Never heated up, not once. Blue illumination looks nice at night.
- Dont have capacitor? GET ONE. You will need it.

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The baconator

wilmington, NC

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The Beast aka Brutus

March 26, 2014

I have this amp with 2 orions 124 and it is giving my speakers the business. I have the amp turned over half way down one the external boost control. I Have been told that I could be heard about 3 blocks coming down the street. This amp is a great buy. I plan on getting 2 more orions in the near future and this amp can handle those as well. Get this you will love it , its worth the money.

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Shawn

Jamestown NY

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Bad A$$ Amp

November 23, 2012

I have had this amp for almost a year now, I have it paired up with 2 12" Alpine Type R's in a ported box and it pushes them to the max. I have had people asking if i had 2 amps running the system and i only have the amp tuned about 3/4 of the way up. I would highly recommend this amp!!!!!!! Definitely going to get new ones when I redo the system.

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CHEVY BOY

MO

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great amp

November 2, 2011

Great amp at a great price, best value. Running 2 alpine type-r 12's, sounds great.

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lamar

atlanta, ga

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great buy

October 25, 2011

This amp really puts out I'm very satisfied with this brand.

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Zookz

Atlanta, GA

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AWESOME AMP!

January 2, 2011

I bought this amp a few months ago and man do I love it! It's so heavy and the only downside to it right now is that I only have a stock battery/alternator so I'm sure I'm not getting the most out of it! WORTH THE MONEY!!

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Andrew

alexandria, LA

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hifonics amps

April 7, 2014

these amps are the best for good power for less money, sonic electronics also ships very fast and accurate

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oscar

venice, CA

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you get your money to wattage value

November 25, 2013

i highly recommened this its a deal for the the money it is pushing my kicker l7 dual4 to max amp is a t3/4 up not even full up only thing is that its a voltage thirsty amp do big 3 and good capacitor im using a sunami hybrid 5 wich i also purchaesd here

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Big Gee'

Springfield, IL

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Be Smart!!!

January 9, 2013

I would tell all my boys to get this! But please listin to the ratings if your sub say 300watt rms find an amp thats for that sub if it say 600watt rms wire it to the specs or else u wont have your sub anymore I had an punch BD 1000.1 an this is cheaper an hit harder if u kno what your doing so join the band wagon if u want to beat your town up much luv Hifonics an Sonic nobody beats U!!!!

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Mike

Canada

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Can't say anything good..

June 19, 2012

First Hifonics product I have ever tried. Not a good experience. Amp began smoking after installation. No user error involved. I have been installing stereos for years now. Decided to send it back and go with the t1500.1bdcp. Should be a whole different story.

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brandon

odessa, texas

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worth every penny . thanks hifonics

October 4, 2010

I had amp 1608d 1610d and now brz 1700d u can tell the difference between thees amps. 1608d and 1610d were good amps no problems. The brz line is way better . I got this pushing 2 kicker l7 12s in a 6 cubic foot box tuned at 40 htz . And all i got to say is amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. Buy this amp its worth it . If u feel like the amp is not putting out properly upgrade your wiring. Also add a yellow top battery and maybe a high out put alternator. And then see what happens . U will be impressed

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Nick

lincoln, NE

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Hifonics Brutus BRZ1700.1D

January 8, 2013

Great amp! im pushing two alpine type r's and they just sound fantastic (my car sounds like its going to fall apart) i would recommend it for anyone who wants a good output with a lot of power!

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aob

hutchinson ks

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hifonic brutus

October 23, 2012

I love this amp it pushes my type rs amazingly had it wired to 4ohms and was at a bass comp did 136.8dbs sealed prefab box it flexes my hatch and my windshield in my camaro with only round 600 watts get this well worth the money.

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dude audio

georgia

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POWERFULL

August 8, 2012

I bought this amp from a dealer for same online price and i have 2 15" hifinics brutus subs with a 4.8 cf box ported btw and man this amp made my subs shake other car doors next to me. No lie my roof was flexing a half inch. Great true 1700wat amp.

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Junior

San Antonio, TX

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Great Purchase

August 6, 2012

It's an easy connect hook up no fails, pushing my sub just right, would recommend this to anyone.

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Carmine

Effort, PA

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best amp ever

July 8, 2012

I love this thing i was told its top of the line well i can back that up it is friggen amazing. It sound 10x better then my other amp AAAAAAAAAAAAAAA+++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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1m2

Phoenix, AZ

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Solid Amp

June 15, 2012

I returned the Planet Audio amp for this one because it was too big and went off the measurements posted but I still ended having to remove the side's that are used to bolt down the Amp on this one. No worries, doesn't mess with the heatsinks and you can't get to it w/out removing 4 big bolts.
Any how the build quality seems solid and it's a hefty Amp. Thus far it's rock'n my 2 10" DVC 6Ohm subs. Good Amp so far. Thx Sonic for the easy transaction and excellent customer service!

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Mike C

Midland, MI

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Awesome Amp

April 9, 2012

I've owned pretty much every brand of mono block amp, and as far as the money/ output ratio very nice product!

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iamjtrent

Durham

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Waaaaay Overrated

February 27, 2012

I bought this amp from here, great value, definitely ohm stable as promised. I can't see where this amp is actually CEA certified. 1700 watts? I soon after sold the amp and purchased 2 JL 500/1 amps to power my Kicker L7 12's. With just 1 of these amps, my subs were getting more power. Needless to say how both sounded when installed. I would maybe recommend this amp if you have lower class subs, such as Crunch, Boss, Hifonics, Sony, Lanzar, etc etc. However if you have any nicer subs JL w3 & up, Memphis C3 or mojo, Orion HCCA, or anything close to these. Do not try to power them with this "1700" watt amp.

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Sean

Mount pleasant, michigan

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Great amp

October 31, 2011

Couldn't have found a better amp. Puts out a lot of power for what it costs.

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beatinLikeAmOFO

craig, Colorado

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perfect amp

October 30, 2011

I have this amp running 1 comp cc 15 and it is absolutely amazing!!! Thanks hifonics for such a perfect amp.

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Tony

dallas, texas

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Great product

October 25, 2011

I recommend this amp. Very powerful. Have it hooked up with 2 cvx 12s and sounds great.

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andro

randle, wa

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no problems yet

August 30, 2011

have mine pushing 2 RE audio SEx 12D4's, with extra battery (Kinetik) 0 gauge and 110 amp alt ( not enough) in a 3000gt. my voltage is dropping quite a bit but the amp is still pushing both subs hard enough to hurt my brain!! I have read of this amp burning up easily, so far it has barely gotten warm. I couldn't possibly sit in the car at full volume long enough to burn it up so no problem here. Only cons I can think of are the edges are sharp so dont cut yourself installing like i did, although the blood stain kinda looks kewl! and the hookups for the wires are angled, kinda making it hard to install wires after amp is mounted, but also helps protect the connection so maybe not a con?

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nathan

easton, PA

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best amp ever.

August 22, 2011

This amp is one of the most rocksolid amps i have ever seen. i have this in my 300zx and it pounds on 1 15 sub. most people cant believe i only have one fifteen. i have played this amp full tilt and i was underpowering it and it was still ice cold. if you are looking for an amp. look no further, get a hifonics...NOW!!

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CHRISTIAN

Los Angeles, CA

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power

July 25, 2011

I have this amp on my gf car hooked up to 3 Kickers CVR 15 with an epicenter dang this amp has power. Totally recommend you to buy it

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Dre

Westminster, CO

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great amp

June 29, 2011

I've had this amp for about 6 months now and it works great!!!!!! I have it running two Hifonics atlas's at two ohms and it kills!!!! The amp is made vary well over the winter a lil bit of snow got in my car. It evaporated the n condense on my amp that night it froze, I came out the next day and it was covered in frost. turned it on still worked then pulled it out an let it thaw and dry is its continued to work great since. i would recommend this to any one that wants a great amp at great value

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BUDDY

DEL RIO TX

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del rio tx

June 1, 2011

BEST DAMMN AMP I EVER HAD..... serious power!!!!!! Ready for competion power. Only bad part is that u gotta raise ur volts n add a vary capacitor which is extra spending up grading. But is all worth it at the end!!!!!! BEST PRICES ONLY ON SONICELECTRONIX!!!!!!!

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Harry

Castaic, CA

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Lots of power for little money

May 16, 2011

Have owned this amplifier for a few months and it powers my Kicker L7's with ease. Checked with multimeter and with my setup it is about 90% efficient which is great. Sounds great at all impedance and there are a lot of options as far as wiring and pairing subwoofers to this amp. Would recommend this amplifier for it's quality as well as it's ability to handle huge amounts of power.

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Rob

Clarksville, TN

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wow

April 24, 2011

I love this amp. I'm using it to power my RE XXX(which is also a product that I highly recommend) and even though I'm under powering my sub with this amp. Its still loudest single sub setup I've seen so far. Never gets hot. Love the blue leds. But upgrade your charging system unless you wanna turn ur headlights into strobes rollin down the road at night.

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Eric

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Amazing Value, Amazing Product

April 1, 2011

This amp bumps HARD

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Cr@ck666

MN

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Power from the gods

March 10, 2011

I ordered this amp from sonic and received it quickly as usual and all I can say is this is a beast. I had a Power Acoustik stax 2000 that was rated at 1200 RMS at 2ohm but there is a big difference between the two. This amp is durable not a problem with it and at looks awesome. If you have a habit of texting while driving, this is the cure. Thanks Sonic.

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Tim

Ventura CA

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Love this Amp

January 26, 2011

Great amp its bumps my sub! Excellent quality you really get what you pay for. if you wana go cheap and with the minimum then this amp is not for you. goes into protect mode every once in a while when i have it wayyy too loud to save my sub from blowing. love the dash mounted dial.

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andy

Burlington, WA

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GREAT amp.!

December 23, 2010

First off this amp is great!
It only cut off on me 1 time but other than that its very good.
It powers my 2 hifonic subs (Im upgrading to 2 l7 in a bit) and they pound!
My nose Tinggles and I get comments all the time about my setup!
Overall great amp.

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jc

tn

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good sale

December 6, 2010

Good seller fast shiping good description I recommend this seller

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TRUSTY

tacoma,wa

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powerful AMP right here!

May 22, 2015

I bought this amp and owned for a good while i decided to go with a bigger amp i was pushing 4 image dynamics with it...i do recomend this amp but yo do need a spare battery!...go with this amp i bet u wont go wrong...

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Magda

Watervliet, NY

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hifonics

November 28, 2014

this is the best and I have ever bought recommend it to anyone and their brands no complaints from me

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Greg C

Canada

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Excellent Amp

April 23, 2014

What a powerful amp. Woke up my pioneer 12 in subs. Insane bass. Would totally recomend

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daniel1616

SILOAM SPRINGS, AR

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good!

March 23, 2014

I got this product 2 days before the shipping date. I recomend this amp cause its bumps real hard. The problem i had thou was that i got a defected amp so i had to send it back. All in all good amp and great customer service.

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Eric

charlotte,nc

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brutus

December 18, 2012

this amp is worth every dollar, I'm pushing one 15 inch solo baric L5 with it.

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page

slidell, la

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great service

December 14, 2012

I have been pleased with my service. At 1st i ordered the wrong amp and i had no trouble returning it. They have been very helpful.

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Matt

TN

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Awesome amp!

December 14, 2012

I've been a fan of Maxxsonics for years, so when I rebuilt I decided to pick up this little beast.....I love it! plenty of power, does well over rated power, looks amazing, etc. It was recently replaced due to it just not being big enough for the application I had it in (I.e. needed more power lol) But it is still an amazing amp I would recommend it to anyone!
Only reason I rated it down on ease of use was the stupid angled power/ground inputs, so difficult to get 1/0 into while mounted.
(Also, to everyone talking about heat issues, I ran this amp at a 1 ohm load in 110 degree heat full tilt on low voltage and it never broke a sweat, you were probably clipping =P)

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Dylan

Mulberry, TN

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Excellent Amp

December 12, 2012

Excellent Amp. Does rated power and doesn't get hot. Would recommend!

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Alex

Sacramento, CA

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Not bad for the price

December 5, 2012

Can't complain about the amp for the price that you get it for.. It does exactly what its supposed to.. Never had any problems when I had this amp

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Steve

Frisco, TX

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Great AMP Too much power!!!

November 23, 2012

This amp puts out exactly what it is rated at, my only problem is that it keeps over powering my subs. I just blew the 2nd Orion XTR12 @ 2 ohm and had the gain turn up to about 40%. I live in Texas and even when the temp is well over 100 degrees this amp has no problems.

The frame of the amp is plastic a bit cheap but that is the only con.

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Alek

Florence, SC

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awesome amp.

October 8, 2012

I bought this amp to power a kicker L7 i had in a SPL box tuned at 40 hz. It was an awesome amp on that setup, and it hit quite hard. I sold the kicker and got two Skar VVX-15's and it hits even harder, the lows are perfect and it shakes the roof so much that people want to lay on it. I would recommend this amp to anyone who is a bass head like me.

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Dr. House

NOLA

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Great amp line

October 7, 2012

This amp does what it says. Ease of use has been lowered because of sharp edges and strange angle of power terminal; however this angle has been designed for the mounting of the amp. Performance is top notch. I know that some people knock on this Brand; still can't figure out why. I have owned several higher priced amps with the same power rating and get the same performance. I think my brand is Hifonics.

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big al

kettering ohio

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excellent amp for the money

September 27, 2012

I have this amp pushing 2 12" type r in a civic and they pound. Take in mind the amp is at a 2 ohm load so I don't blow the speakers. Can't wait to get new speakers that will handle 1700 watts. I have upgraded battery to a yellow top, high output alt and a capacitor. I added the cap because I fried the alt. For the money u won't find a amp with this much power. I love it. I have had it in for at least 6 months. And I have it cranked up to and from work 40 min. Each way holding up great.

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antonio

del rio, TX

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bad amp

September 26, 2012

Idk sounds good when hooked with 2 kickers cvr 10s but went out after 3 months idk if I should use this again.

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daniel

ft irwin, CA

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worth the money

September 26, 2012

I've owned a lot of amps mostly mtx and kicker i wouldn't put this in the same class but it is def worth the money. I have mine running a single jl audio 12w7 @3 ohms so in theory it should be pushing aorund 900 watts its beating the guts outta my sub and sending pretty clean signal after a lot of tuning. The filters are kinda cheap and take a little time to get just right so take your time.

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bass4rmthe619

San diego ca

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Ok for the money!! but not the best

September 12, 2012

Its a good amp puts out a lot of power but it doesn't get loud unless u put the gain almost all the way up but then you are clipping the sub which is really bad I'm goin to upgrade to the fosgateT1500 but the brz does power my 15 inch fosgate t2 at 1 ohm but I have 2 kinetics and my volts are never below 13

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alex

Cypress, TX

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LEGIT

September 10, 2012

i have this hooked up to 2 apline type R 2ohm with 160 amp alt. , stock everything and 0 gauge wiring.The amp does what it says it does, my current reading is 1040 watts since i cant run 14.4 all day and it never gets hot, its crazy how much it can push these subs. now i have a stinger battery, did the big3 and put sound damping material through the trunk, now it SLAMS, i keep a consant 14.6v and now im pusing 1300w all day!!!

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James

Waukesha, WI

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You get what you pay for (or not...?!?!?)

August 4, 2012

First 1700 worked for 2 days, then broke. Getting a replacement soon, will update review when that comes, until then.

For the price, you can't really beat this amp. The rules of the CEA-2006 compliancy is that it does rated power @ 4ohm, not 2 & 1 ohm, so I'm not sure if it does rated power at those resistances. I do not have a clamp meter so I can't verify.

..But this amp does do work. While it did work, I was told I could be heard a half mile away with my garbage of a box for a fi bl 18". So yeah, for the price you can't beat it, but if you have money to spend, go with a higher quality amplifier.

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Josh

Wagoner, Ok

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ITS A BEAST

July 3, 2012

I just got this amp and hooked it up in my PT Cruiser to 2 12" subs with an extra battery and a volt meter. This thing will pound your subs into oblivion. Be careful of the fins though because they will cut you open in a second. For the price, what you get, and the quality of Hifonics, these will be the only amps I buy from this point on. AMAIZING. Cant say as far as durability because I have only had it 10 hrs but it has already been dropped twice. The second time on the frame of the inside of my car and never missed a beat. Thanks SonicElectronix and Hifonics for a great product!!!

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Josh

Wagoner, Ok

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ITS A BEAST

July 3, 2012

I just got this amp and hooked it up in my PT Cruiser to 2 12" subs with an extra battery and a volt meter. This thing will pound your subs into oblivion. Be careful of the fins though because they will cut you open in a second. For the price, what you get, and the quality of Hifonics, these will be the only amps I buy from this point on. AMAIZING. Cant say as far as durability because I have only had it 10 hrs but it has already been dropped twice. The second time on the frame of the inside of my car and never missed a beat. Thanks Sonic Electronix and Hifonics for a great product!!!

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Ken

Sugar Land, Texas

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Extreme Bang for your buck!!!

July 1, 2012

In the past I swore by Rockford Fosgate but thought I'd give Hifonics a try. All I can say is what a fantastic product. I'm using this amp to push two DVC Cerwin-Vega Max subs. It produces crystal clear accurate thump. The amp has never cutoff and hardly gets warm at 2ohm. I considered adding a 3rd sub to get down to 1ohm but I'd like to keep my rear window.

The only knock on the design is the heat sinks. They have sharp edges and will cut you if you're not careful.

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josh

massena, new york

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excellent amp for the $$

June 17, 2012

I originally had a rockford 2000.1bd on 4 kaption spl 12's until the amp fried. I wasn't looking to spend a lot of money so i took the chance and ordered two of these just in case I needed both. Little did i know i would only need one! This amp pushes harder and better than my old Rockford. I definitely give it 2 thumbs up!!!

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Me

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AMAZING amplifier

June 16, 2012

AMAZING amp... i'm running 2 Obsidian 18's off it at 1 ohm and even with stock electrical it still puts out TONS of good clean power and never gets more than warm enough to tell it's been on. i've been a fan of Maxxsonics for years and i'm quite happy with this amp.

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1m2

Phoenix, AZ

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Solid Amp

June 15, 2012

So I had to return the Planet Audio because it was too big and I got this one. The measurements said it should fit (in comparrison to the Planet Audio measurements) but I had to take off the sides that you would normally use to bolt down the Amp (not the heat sinks of course). I've been using it for a few days and it seems to be rock'n those 2 10" DVC 6Ohm subs. I need more time to tweak the Amp settings but I'm liking it thus far. The Amp build seems pretty solid and it's a hefty Amp. I can't really comment on the LED that lights up because it's behind the back seats in my Dodge RAM quad cab. Any how it's getting the job done for sure!

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Big Papa

Drizzy Day

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Yes

June 11, 2012

This is a great amp, buy it. It is phenomenal.

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Tyler

Mulberry, FL

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BRZ1700.1D

May 30, 2012

This is a great amp. I have it pushing two L7 15's and it does a great job. I can play my subs hard for any amount of time and it never even gets warm. Definitely worth the money

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hank

rogers, AR

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Awesome mo

May 15, 2012

This amp pushed alot of power and was pleased with this amp. never had any problems with it what so ever and for the price it's a steal I would recommend this amp to anyone or any hifonics amp to use. These amps push power!!!!!!

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the slamhouse

houghton, MI

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steven walter

April 25, 2012

What a powerhouse. I have this powering a Pioneer 10" Premier and it powers it hard for my 10 hour rides home from college and when I get home it isn't even warm. Ridiculous power and the lights are awesome. Definitely worth the money. Very high quality considering the price.

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Roger

Melbourne, AR

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makes my subs beg for mercy!

April 15, 2012

I had this amp wired up to 2 jbl p1222's and a pioneer 3002d2 (1.33 ohms) and it pushed them to their limit. I used 0 gauge wire with a shuriken skbt60 to supply the power. I would recommend this amp to anyone who needs a lot of power as long as you give the amp enough power.

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5150

Mason City, Iowa

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Great amp

April 4, 2012

I bought this amp cause of my friend it pounded his two sundown sa 12 like there were nothing. Takes alot of power. I got my to sundown sa 15s running at .5 ohm which this amp is not stable for but have not had a single issue with it heating up, clipping. But this amp is POWER HUNGRY SO have a cap. But i would use a battery.

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Kevin

Fredericksburg, TX

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PERFECT

March 27, 2012

Well I bought this amp about 6 months ago and I am very pleased! It really puts the power out that it is rated for and may even be underrated! I have it running at one ohm to two kicker 15" l7's and they are getting all the power they can handle. I have never been more pleased with an amp and I would reccomend it to anyone! The price was fantastic and sonic shipped it right away! Definately a home run!

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dontaey

fort wayne, IN

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Hifonics Brutus BRZ1700.1D

March 19, 2012

Overall a good product.

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jack

Reno, NV

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Best bang for your buck

March 18, 2012

I have this powering an RF T2 @ 1200w rms, and it makes it slam! I did my homework before buying this amp, and i can say its the best bang for your buck hands down. I've had it running for about 5 months.

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trevor

three mile bay, NY

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Burned up in less than a month

February 21, 2012

Worked and sounded great but it burned up in less than a month this is the 2nd hifonics amp that has not lasted a month. I've never burned up an amp and I've had amps in my cars for 15 years. I'll never use Hifonics again.

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Dreton

Westminster, CO

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Amazing amp!!!!

February 8, 2012

I've had this amp for a year and I love it!!!! I have them hooked up to two Hifonics Atlas 12's at 2ohms. It powers them very loudly, clear, and hard! It has great durability, during this past winter i came out to my car and found the amp coverd in frost. I turned it on and it worked fine then i let it thaw and dry and it kept working.

PRO's: Comes with a bass knob, looks great, great build quality product made by maxxsonics!

CON's: goes into protect when revs up an makes a 16volt pulse, 2AWG power and ground terminals.

I would recommend this to any one who want a great amp that produces a loud and clean bass signal.

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nicholas

Austin, TX

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1700 rms

February 4, 2012

Great buy. I love this amp, great price.

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GriffD

Normal, Illinois

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January 25, 2012

This amp is a great amp has been great for the 6 months that I have owned it. It is powering my 2 12" L7 kickers and they sure do get enough power that is for sure. It has a great display of the Hifonics lettering that light up blue. The price was right with this amp as well and very much so worth the money. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who is looking for a great class D amp for a decent price.

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cheese

Gillette wy

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Bad a**

January 17, 2012

This amp is pushing my JL 12 W7 and all have to say is bad a** amp it does all and more!

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LAYNLOW

Jackson, TN

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An amp this inexpensive that puts out rated power? NO PROBLEM!

January 14, 2012

I have two of these amps powering a pair of Digital Designs supercharged 3512, DVC 4s. I have installed car audio, and designed and built enclosures for over twenty years. The enclosure I designed and built for this set up is 5.05 cuft net with 80 sq in of port area that's 26" deep, which tunes at around 35 hz. The system is in a '09 Silverado Ext. Cab. I chunked the large part of the back seat for the enclosure. I have 2/0 cabling on the "big three" (in my case "big four + two"), two Dura Last gold top 1100 CCA batteries (IMO the best gold top value available at $110 ea.), a stock HD 160 amp alternator, and 1/0 power cables to the amps.
Now for the good stuff. Each sub is presenting a 2 ohm load to it's amp. These amps are rated at 1200 watts @ 2 ohms, and let me tell you, they are both doing that with ease. When I made the initial adjustments to the amps, I set the gains with an output of 49 volts AC (which is the close equivalent to 1200 watts) on a 60 hz test tone. Amp #1 reached rated power at the eleven o'clock position amp #2 reached it at the twelve thirty position. I knew right then that these amps would rock. THESE AMPS TURN MY DD SUBS INSIDE OUT! I've cracked two windshields and had so much roof flex, it would bounce a quarter off the center of the roof on the first hit. I subsequently pulled the entire interior out and laid sound dampener covering every square inch of sheet metal from firewall to back of cab, floor to ceiling, and door to door. Now it takes three to four hits to bounce a quarter off the roof. The subs and amps are running off a Pioneer AVH-P4300DVD head unit. The HU is powering a single set of Kenwood Excelon component 6.5" mids/tweets (for now). Once the subs were broken in, the system was metered with a competition judge's calibrated meter at 149 db, far better than I had hoped for. I'm pleasantly shocked with the performance of the two Brutus 1700's. To be honest, my system build is still in process and I originally purchased the two Brutus amps just for something temporary. Once I had the system completed, I had planned to sell the Hifonics amps and purchase a pair of Rockford Fosgate T-1500 amps to go with my subs, which are conservatively rated at 1500 watts RMS ea., but not now. I love these amps. I bought both of them for less than the price of a single RF T-1500 and they routinely turn my subs inside out. I've run the system extremely hard, at reference volume for 45 minutes and the amps remained cold to the touch. No hiccups, no failures, nothing. I sang the praises of these amps so much, a friend purchased one. He inadvertantly connected the power and ground cables backward and tried to test the amp. He said it sparked a frankenstein spark and he quickly shut the power off. After a sleepless night from thinking he had smoked his new amp, he got up the next morning and wired it correctly and it played without a hitch as if nothing had ever happened. Try that with an RF amp. I had also planned to install a RF T600-4 for my mids/highs but I love these Brutus amps so much, I purchased a Hifonics Zeus zxi150.4 (150 x 4 @ 4 ohms, 300 x 4 @ 2 ohms) to power them. Next up, after installing the Zeus and two new sets of KW Excelon components, I plan to install one more sub spec'd the same as my first two and, of course, another Brutus 1700.
BTW, every single piece for my system (except the subs) came from Sonic. Never a problem with a shipment or a product. As cheesy as it sounds, Sonic is my new home for car audio.

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Brandon

LeRoy, NY

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awsome

January 6, 2012

Great amp would recommend.

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klove

Sugar Land, Texas

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Great Amp

December 27, 2011

I replaced a RF Prime 1000 with this unit. I would characterize it as turning on a light in a cave. Now I can see!!!! Although I'm running it at 2 ohm, the 1200 watts deliver a much deeper and clearer bass than the Prime did. I've pounded it for several hrs without any ambient temperature problems. It is pushing a pair of Cerwin Vega VMax 10" subs and it hits very accurately. I would caution you to be careful during installation, the heat sink edges are very, very sharp!

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YAboi

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Brutus 1700

November 25, 2011

Everything is good, except for the fact that this amp does not put out anywhere near 1700 clear watts. It might put out around 1300watts before clippage occurs. I have an FI BL 12 and this thing barley moves with the amp pushing its max at 1 ohm.

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iiXvXii

NJ

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hutt yeahh!!!!

November 3, 2011

I'll start out by saying this amp is awesome!!! Although I did blow quite a few subs already so make sure you don't cheap out on the warranty for your subs. This thing on the other hand is rock solid awesome design and is most deff puts out what it say's possibly more. I just have to get enough money to buy another sub. I'm currently using 1 4ohm Alpine Type-R series dual voice coil sub. It's currently running 8ohms until i put on another sub which will make it 2ohms. Much more power.

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Daniel

Gwinn, MI

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Clean!

October 25, 2011

I noticed more of a clean sound to my subs. I'm not really a fan of the sharp corners, but hey who is going to be really touching it once it is installed right? The Amp is also decently heavy which i find a good quality in an amp. I'll edit this review once I've owned it a bit longer.

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Krishan

Rogersville, AL

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great deal

October 17, 2011

I bought this amp about 4 months ago and it works really well. I have it hooked up to two 10" Alpine Type-R's and man do they pound. Over all this is a great amp.

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John

Rahway, NJ

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amazing product

September 20, 2011

I am currently running my two Alpine type-r's at 1 ohm. It pounds ridiculously hard and is extremely tough. With a stable voltage, it never over heats, stays warm to the touch. After 6 months of running it hard, its still running like new. I highly recommend this product!!

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King Kong Audio

Des Moines, IA

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Wow!

September 7, 2011

Paired this up with an Ascendant Audio 12" Chaos for a custom build. Amazing power and clarity! Well worth buying if you're looking for pure power!

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T.SOB

Shawano, Wisconsin

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AWESOME PRODUCT

September 2, 2011

I love this amp id buy a new one if i had spare money, just got to watch out the black edges on the amp are kind of sharp i cut my self really bad on it other than that it's a great amp.

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Shalonda

Pine Bluff, AR

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Awesome value

August 30, 2011

I highly recommend this product because you are getting good power for the price, the brutus amp is under rated!! Great deal!!

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Aaron

Maple Grove

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Hifonics 1700

August 27, 2011

Bought this amp a few weeks ago and installed it. Running my Type R 12's perfect @ 2 ohms. I have the gain about 3/4, and bass boost OFF. My voltage does not drop into the 12 volt range even at full tilt, i love this amp. Stock Bat and alt, and not bad voltage drop. Overall I love this amp.

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zechariah

Portland, OR

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Amazin amp

August 3, 2011

This amp is fabolous I just got it today n im from ptown oregon n diz amp looks nice I opened it n saw da inside of diz amp n it iz stuffed with power I luv it.. Going 2 install soon... Post another review after I get it bumpin. Sonic also ship fast and they have great customer service I thank u sonic n im goin 2 keep doin business with u guyz I love Sonic.

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jon

southaven, MS

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Great buy Great product

August 3, 2011

I have used this nearly every day since March. i have to say this thing is amazing, since its a class d it disapates heat amazing so it doesnt get hot after hours of use. It's build solid and has the cool illuminated logo on the top.

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jason

Dauphin, PA

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the best line yet. Rep brutus!!!

July 21, 2011

Bought this over 6 months ago and have had no issues with it I've been locally for over 10 years and this is one of if not the best amp I've ever owned. Truly puts out more than its rated power, I know cause I blew up my kicker l5's in under 2 months and had to upgrade. As far as this website goes 100% i'm satisfied and promise you'll be too...

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Lance

Ohio

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BRZ1700

July 20, 2011

I have this on a pair of rockford fosgate T2 10's and it makes them slam. never gets hot even when i occasionally make the 3 hour drive home from college.

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thefowlerfam

Holiday, FL

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Great amp!

June 13, 2011

For the $ you can't beat this amp. Puts out more than its rated power and is very well built. I would reccomend this amp to anyone who wants alot of power and doesnt want to spend a ton of money

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Tim

Elk Grove

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Great Amp

June 9, 2011

High ouput of power @4 Ohm, really efficient.
doesn't take tooo much power out of the battery.
worth the money.

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christian

Sanford, FL

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VERY IMPRESSED!!!!!!!!!!!

April 14, 2011

I HIGHLY REC. buying this amp if you want clear, concise, sound quality,in a powerful class D mono amp! I luv class ab amps bridged for subs, but this amp, is by FAR the BEST class D I've ever used, and b/c I run it 2ohms, not the one ohm stable, even after a few hours of listening, it feels like it was never on!!!!!(very efficient, and the blue logo looks nice, not cheesy, the black edges are SHARP, so be careful, thats my only complaint;-)

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TJ

Canada

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Good price, clean power, doesn't heat up... Great amp

April 10, 2011

Love this amp, very efficient .. Have it wired at 1ohm on a RE MX @ 1700 rms, doesn't heat up.. Great amp for the money.. Will be buying from Sonic again

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alexandre

Canada

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AWESOME

April 5, 2011

HAd these for just two days but it is as loud as you can imagine, powering 2x12 inch Type R and blow tha crap out of them !

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Dee

PASADENA, CA

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Nice!!!!!!!

March 20, 2011

Just got this amp. Pushing 2 JL audio 10w6 in a 4th order bandpass box firing up through a cut out in my rear deck. I have to admit I was a not skeptical but this amp pushes my subs loud and clean, EVEN AT 1 ohm. NEVER GET'S HOT. TONS OF POWER. I USED TO BE A CLASS D HATER BUT NOT A BAD AMP FOR A BUDGET AMP. I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS AMP FOR LOW BUDGET BUT GOOD QUALITY.

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BOB

Springfield Gardens, NY

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Great amp

March 12, 2011

recommended

its a powerful device
looks great and doing well

buy it again

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Hersh

Marlton, NJ

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Hifonics Brutus BRZ1700.1D Awesome AMP!!

March 3, 2011

This is definitly the best amp I have owened it puts out great power looks and performs great. I have owned it for about 6 months and I love it. I would definitely buy this again.

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Kalani

Kauai. Hawaii

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Hifonics Brutus

February 15, 2011

This amp handles. It pushes what is claims to push and stays pretty cool. I like it cause it doesn't drain your battery. Slams my 12" Rockford T2. Highly recommend this amp

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Ray

Canada

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good product

February 14, 2011

I bought 2 SEX D12'' those subs pound very hard iam very happy with them

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Jordan

Lake Havasu City, AZ

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awesome

January 19, 2011

I bought this amp to power two 12 inch kicker cvx subs. they totally slam. the amp doesn't even get warm. I upgraded from an old crunch amp that would always cut out. the new brz series packs a lot of punch and is very reliable!

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Michael

Guthrie, Oklahoma

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Life changing

January 10, 2011

I must say, I'm impressed. I have spent a total of 2 years searching for the amp that'll beat the cones off a sub, has great cooling efficiency, and the reliability that outlasts any other competitor, and I can safely say that I found all this, and much more last week. Upon arrival (actually, after about 30 minutes of "ooing and ahhing") I hooked up one 15" Rockford Fosgate p1 I had laying around. I was impressed to see that the amp pushed the sub harder than any other amp I've ever seen before, while maintaining great resonance, and no distortion. This past weekend, me and a couple of buddy's combined a total of seven subwoofers [(5) 15" subs and (2) 12" subs] as a little fun side project in my 1999 lincoln navigator. I still can't hear very well to say the least.. but I could if Brutus was amplifying everyday life :D

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Jeremy

Holiday, FL

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Great amp for the $$

January 1, 2011

I had the Hifonics BXi2010, which was a good amp but only lasted 7 months then went into protect. I have 2 Alpine Type R 10's & im running them @ 2ohms. I now have the BRZ1700.1 running @ 2ohm's & this amp is much louder than the BXi2010. The BXi might have been faulty & not putting out the 1300 rms @ 2ohms, but this BRZ is putting out at least the 1200 it claims....I highly reccomend for the $$

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ylimits

shenandoad va.

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awsome...

December 22, 2010

This amp is awesome and it works great...

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Sean

Milan,IN

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Hifonics is on the rise

October 16, 2010

I just got this amp a couple days ago and it seems really well built and it's CEA compliant so it really is pushin at least 1700 watts. I have it hooked to 2 12" atlas's, which i also highly recommend, and for about $500 you can't beat the lows it puts out. I've got friends with L7s and alot more $$ and with my setup i can definitely hang right with them in SPL and beat them in SQ hands down.

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Spencer Clausen

Mason City, IA

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wow!

October 15, 2010

I have had my share of amps I previously owned a Power Acoustik BAMF 4000/1 d which was supposed to be 1 Ohm stable and push up to 2200 watts (bull) That amp caught fire after 6 months on two 12" Type X's. Last weekend I just ordered the amp and came in 4 days later! I hooked it up and i love the illuminant blue Hifonics it looks sweet.. but the amp itself would murder than Power Acoustik at 1/4 gain! This amp pushes way more than it is rated for. I have the subs down to 1 ohm and I have the bass boost at 10dB and the amp tuned to my turbo bass probox which a tuned to 45 hz. Running it half gain. I haven't turned it up past 3/4 yet, I'm kinda scared i might shatter a window or two lol. best amp i have owned, by far! especially for the money!!!

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Will

Myrtle Beach

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Hifonics BXI1700.1D Amp

August 23, 2010

I own this amp and it is a very nice amp. The remote control bass is a very good feature if you want your bass low or slamming as hard as you can take it. I have them running 2 Kicker CVR's and its definitely getting the job done. Its not the best amp around but definitely not the worst. I would recommend this to someone who loves a lot of power cause this will do it for you. Has only cut off once and gone into protect mode so I'm very impressed.

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Barbara

Greensburg, PA

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I guess its ok

July 5, 2010

A decent amp. Have it hooked to 2 12" RE Audio SX's. Doesn't seem to put out the power of my old Rockford 1000bd i had them on before. I wouldn't buy this amp again though.

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marc

Fort Smith, AR

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Powerful Well Designed AMP

June 5, 2010

This amp looks very modern and solid....It has the subsonic filter, lowpass, highpass, you name it.... Lights up a shining blue.......Maxxsonics will help you out too if any problems arise....Wonderful Product

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Djduckett

Hueytown alabama

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Good sofar

February 10, 2015

I have owned various amps and I have always loved the brz line it is not a amp that states 1700 watts and does 900 if lucky like most In its price range it's cea 2006 certified so that's always good but really that just means it does rated power at 4 ohms.

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Cee-Jay

Wichita, KS

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this amp is awesome!

December 5, 2012

I've only owned this amp for 2 days..i have it hooked up to 2 Re Audio SEX 15s DV2 and before this amp i had a Alpine Mrp-500 hooked up and this amp blows the alpine away..by far this is the best amp i've owned. i have it running at 2 ohms and it barely gets warm.

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I-pala

Canada

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Bangs for the buxs

October 25, 2012

For the price you pay, wicked deal. Have recommended this one time & time again.

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Dominic

Endicott, NY

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Uh oh

August 2, 2012

I received the amp yesterday to power my 2 10" eclipse sub woofers. they are supposed to be SVC 4 ohm, so it should wire down to 2 ohms. when i have 1 sub hooked up, it sounds great. when i hook the other up, however, it sounds like crap. barely any bass, and it sounds like the subs are rattling from within. i might just be stupid, but ive been messing with car audio for almost 5 years.

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JOHNNEYBOYFRESH!!!

Barbers Hill, TX

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damn! bada** amp!

July 18, 2012

I have had this amp for alomost a year now pushing to 12" Kicker CVX's at 2 ohms in a probox and it absolutely slams! Great amp! I would recommend to anybody, people ask me all the time if I have 15's and I have been told they're louder then 2 15's.

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christopher

tucumcari, NM

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GREAT!!!!

June 20, 2012

Overall this amp is amazing, i have it pushin two 15 kicker cvx. Through the whole town im told i can be heard well over 5 blocks. Only problem i have found is it grounds out a lot just make sure to find a large enough ground that will fix it. Also has quite sharp edges use caution when handling.

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1m2

Phoenix, AZ

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excellent

June 19, 2012

Good, heavy, solid excellent amp. Bumping the heck out of two 6Ohm 10" DVC Audiobahns. Amp is running @ 1.5Ohm Mono and flexing the heck out of those Audiobahns. Love it.

Thank you Sonic Electronix for the excellent customer service and ease of exchange transaction! Great customer service!

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Bailey

salisbury, VT

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BRZ1700.1D

June 13, 2012

Fantastic amp. Worked well driving 4 Alpine 12s and also works on just 2 little 10s. Great all around sub amp.

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RomeoOG

Houston, TX

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Amazing Amp for the money...

April 24, 2012

I had the same amp but an older model for over 5 years one day it just went out so I order a replacement this one is even more powerful, Love it... For the money you can't find the same amp in the same class anywhere...

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lakers fan

des moines , ia

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power power power

March 28, 2012

Only had it for a week but it pushs the hell out of my 3 ( 12s ). Great power for the money , can't beat it.

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Zach

winchester, CA

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Amazing performance

March 21, 2012

I highly recommend the Hifonics Brutus 1700.1. I have it pushing my 12" kicker L7 and it doesn't get hot when turned up all the way. It hasn't skipped a beat and sounds terrific.

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OC BOY MONE

Chicago, il

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BIG BOY STATUS!!!

March 12, 2012

Finally here to write my own. This thing is nasty. started off with it on 2 600 watt american bass 12" @ 2 ohms 1200 watts. Reeediculous! killing my mirror, breathing trouble and all. Threw the 1000 watt pioneers on it, didnt realize it was still @ 2ohms and still.. oh my god.. went out this morning and dropped it again. HOLY F***!!!!! And the volume on 12! amp is up bout 85% + now since I broke them in at 1200 watts for so long (few weeks). (now remembering i hated long reviews)

Pros: great price for the power, looks good
Cons: sharp edges (dont ignore like i did), Poower huuungry!!!. New alt 105 amps old battery says 12.5 on meter, big 3 with 0 gauge and i still dim in my 98 mc z34. Overall I am very pleased with what I see and hear being a beginner in car audio.

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iPACKgoldDOTS

Cocoa, FL

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Hard to beat

February 3, 2012

I purchased four (that's right four) of these in december to run my FI SP418s. I am running one amp per coil so each sub is seeing 3400 watts. Upon delivery one amp was DOA so I had to send it back but Sonic stepped up and did a great job of getting me the replacement I needed. Im running four BatCap batteries to help with voltage. If anyone wants to see vids my YouTube SN is iPACKgoldDOTS. I rated the features portion of this review low because of one simple thing and that's angled terminals. I'm not a fan of trying to bend 0 gauge wire into a terminal. It's flat out poor R&D. Does it work? Yes. Would be allot easier and better if they were straight? Yes.

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Jesse james

East Bernard, texas

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Bada$$ amplifier!

January 30, 2012

Pure power boyz! Have tried kicker amps and they just couldn't hang. The Brutus rules over the rest!

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James

West Yellowstone, MT

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Great Buy!

January 24, 2012

This is a great amp for the price! This amp has a lot of power only if you have the right hook up! A kinetic power cell battery you will need because this amp requires a lot of power i would recommend a 2400 kinetic power cell. Great buy! Highly recommended! By the way this amp has never overheated, a little warm, but not really warm!

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freddie

kodak, TN

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the beast

January 2, 2012

This amp is a beast my cousin has it pushing 2 1000 watt rms 15" subs and they are way under powered and this thing sounds like its pushing the max. This is a beast, soon when i upgrade this is the one im getting or the 3000 watt one not sure.

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austin

mineola, TX

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awsome

January 2, 2012

I bought this amp a couple weeks ago and have it hooked to two brutus square 12's wired down to 2 ohms in my truck. They hit hard and the amp never gets hot. Great amp for the price.

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Christian

Moody, AL

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Good AMP

December 15, 2011

I bought this amp to push my 2 Rockford Fosgate 12" T1's, it pushes them very nicely and is overall a good amp. I ould recommend this to anybody for the price you can not beat it but at the same time i had a fosgate T1001bd mono amp and that thing was beast kinda expensive but BEAST.

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CKelly205

Alabama

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Good amp

November 14, 2011

This amp is pushing my two Rockford fosgate T1's and it pushes them with no problems good amp and I would defiantly recommend only thing negative is the amp material it's really sharp and seems if it could cut you lol high quality though for sure.

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Dominic

Mansfield,Texas

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Monster of an amp!!

October 10, 2011

This amp is simply put, a beast. I had it pushing 3 12" kicker cvr's and though the subs weren't the best I've had people would still complain of headaches when they heard my system. All in all that amp did it's job 100%. This thing was pounding these subs to they're max with a one ohm final impedence with the gain set at only about 30%. The amp definately could do more but my little 4 gauge couldn't sustain it. Even thought it was at about 30% it still fried the wire a bit when turned up. Great amp overall cool design never overheated. But just make sure you have adequate wire gauge for and you will be beatin down your block!

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Matthew

Lewisville, TX

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Real power!!!

September 9, 2011

You order 1700 watts you will get 1700 watts!

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Eman

Warsaw, IN

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Buy it!

August 21, 2011

My bud has two 12" CVR's hooked up to this thing. Not what I would do cause its overkill on the subs, but it sounds great and really knocks. This amp will do everything your looking for so cop it!

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Leon

Shiprock, NM

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HIfonics Brutus 1700.1

August 15, 2011

All i can say is awwwwsome. I love this amp. a aluminum cast amp, with a blue led hifonics logo.. love it.. I wired this to a Fi BL 15, it loves the raw 1700 watts. Need to upgrade the electrical for this amp. Worth every penny, want to buy another one.

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Rick

las Vegas Nevada

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great value!! great buy, good amp for the price!!

August 11, 2011

I'm running at 15" Fi sub rated 1500 watt rms. IT pushes it perfect. Whent through a few amps but this one is the best by far for the great price!!

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bass master

big bad smv, ca

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5star amp

June 28, 2011

I have this amp connected to 2 15in Memphis pr. and it sounds good. I had accidently touched the speaker wires together and it turned to protect, after turning it off and back on, it was running perfect.. instead of it being burnt out... it pushes the subs to their maxx. at full power they cant take the amp. great amp for 250 buks!

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BUDDY

DEL RIO TX

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del rio tx

June 1, 2011

BEST DAMMN AMP I EVER HAD..... serious power!!!!!! Ready for competion power. Only bad part is that u gotta raise ur volts n add a vary capacitor which is extra spending up grading. But is all worth it at the end!!!!!! BEST PRICES ONLY ON SONICELECTRONIX!!!!!!!

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sergio

Merced, CA

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Slump it

April 17, 2011

This is great gets a little warm never hot to touch.
Have it hooked up to two 12 se dual 2 ohm and it rockz them with ease

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Ray

Canada

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good product

February 14, 2011

I bought a Hifonics Brutus BRZ1700.1D this amp is very powerfull and even looks good , I am impressed with this amp

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lowpan

Decatur, IL

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awsome amp, great price

January 3, 2011

I called Sonic to buy a Powerbass amp to match my Powerbass 3XL 15 inch sub and they reviewed the sub and thought I should buy the Hifonics Brutus 1700. After 6 months I finally got it all together and I could not be happier. The Brutus has more power than the amp I wanted and it pushes my 15 with ease. I would recommend this amp to everyone. If anyone buys this amp please shop sonic for a good stinger battery to run inline with this amp, not just for safety reasons but your cars electrical system can function normally while the bass is bangin away.

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slick rick

ocala,fl.

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really good

August 21, 2010

this amp runs really cool. it's not the beast of all beast but it definitely is every bit of 1700 watts if not more so would definitely recommend it to anybody.

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Jared

Springfield, MO

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amazing deal!

July 15, 2014

This amp is a beast! have it on 2 15's in an obcon box and it pounds for days without breaking a sweat. it stays cool and consistent. no issues and looks great.

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Srubio94075

Coachella, ca

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Great product!

April 4, 2014

I like this product. Great seller! Fast shipping. Happy with my product!

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SM

Shelby, Michigan

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Doesn't last past warranty.

May 28, 2012

I had this amp for 1 year and 25 days. It worked great for this time and put out the power that it was rated at. I didn't mess anything up or overdrive the subs ever and the amp died 25 days outside of warranty. Bad amp, I would not and will not buy again. Save your money and frustration and buy a Kicker or Alpine brand amp.

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q

columbus ga

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best amp ever

March 25, 2012

This amp is definitely worth the price. If you want to be heard from a mile away get this amp. I have it hooked to two P2 12" Fosgates and nobody can compete with me. Everybody always ask me if I have 2 15's.

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kevin

copperas cove, TX

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great amp hands down

March 12, 2012

Have this amp pushing my rockford 2011 P3s and got 0 gauge wire running to it and the amp pushing all 1700 watts to the subs at 1ohm. Wow its great never getts hot, stays cool. The only problem is the outputs for the wires face downwards which makes it hard to put 0 guage wire in.

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muzicfinder1

AZ

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powerhorse!

August 11, 2011

Excellent proformance! POWERHORSE; great power output, durable, option fuction- very usefull, nice looking, blue power light! Well worth the money if your looking for a nice amp to power your sub(s). I used them in my cab with my two 12" L7s. They are pounding.

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Alexander

Flemington, NJ

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Amazing value!

July 12, 2011

This is an overall great buy, it powers a pair of Kicker CVX subs very accurately and smoothly, I have slammed the bass for hours and jar never had it over heat. Plus the blue illuminated Hifonics always grabs peoples attention.

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Stevie B

Omaha, NE

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SWEEEEEEEt

June 2, 2010

It definitely hits, if you are looking for an amp that you know works, this is it. Ive owned it for more than a month and as soon as I got it, I put in and it was AMAZING.

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keev

Indianola, Ms

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Hifonics BRZ 1700.1

April 22, 2014

I would recommend to any customer the BRZ.1700.1. If your looking for great performance with a reasonable price, this is the amplifier for you.

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CODY

EAST MOLINE, IL

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Pretty happy overall.

September 2, 2014

Most true bassheads will tell you these things suck. i beg to differ in all honesty. this amp has done very well for a year and a half. i torture it with hours of play time at full tilt. it takes it the whole time and barely gets warm. it really isnt all that power hungry like people say. it is one of the best amps you could get in this price range. i had one exchanged because something blew in it due to the bassknob but it was still working fine if the bassknob was not in use. ive had this same amp for 8 months before that i beleive and same deal. very good amp for the cost.

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Raymond

higginsville, MO

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Awesome

March 27, 2014

I got this amp to run 2 alpine swr 12s..the amp is doing its job.I took it to my shop and the amp will give you 1400 clean watts before clipping..and for the price that rocks! Will be buying another one.

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Robert

Morgantown, WV

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Impressive

March 9, 2014

Great amp powers my two sundown sa 12's with ease

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Dom

Upstate NY

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great amp

January 28, 2013

I bought this amp to power my 2 10"eclipse subs, and it is perfect. Never gets hot or even warm to the touch. Has everything you need. Awesome amp for the price

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I bought this because i think it will complement my two mtx ts55's nicely as they are rated at 1200w rms @ 2 ohms.
Jason S on Feb 21, 2015
Todo power 2 alpine Type r
Marcus R on Jan 22, 2015
these amps are beast i've seen them at spl showdowns and once powered right will give the db you're looking for
ronald f on Feb 18, 2015
which hyfonics brutus amp is the oldest version?
A shopper on Mar 30, 2015
Best Answer: Not sure on the oldest model however I have owned one of those Amps I put an an aq 10 and it was good. Did the rated power when I tested it
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I need a bass remote and cable for my amp, where can I order one from?
Jessie S on May 6, 2015
Best Answer: Hello Jessie,

We suggest contacting the manufacture. If that doesn't work, then you will need to consider a Universal option, like the NVX XBRC.

Technical Support
Phone: 847.540.7700
Faxx: 847.540.9776
Email: support@maxxsonics.com
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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

BRZ1700.1D

UPC

806576216780

Weight

14.55lbs

Internal SKU

brz17001d

Internal Product ID

23547

Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

Wiring Diagram Legend

Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

Product Name: Hifonics Brutus BRZ1700.1D