Which ICE and What Price?


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Hey All,

This thread will serve as a complete audio setup guide for everyone.


  1. What's your ride ? (Your Car)
  2. Are you an audio freak? Then how will you rate yourself in a scale of 1-10? (1 being the lowest & 10 being the highest.)
  3. whats your style ? (kind of music you listen )
  4. Your Current Setup (Head Units, Speakers, Amplifiers, Subs, Enclosures, DSPs, etc..)
  5. What is the split up cost of your setup and when did you purchase it?
  6. Whats your next upgrade ??
 
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1.mine is santro
2.hope i am a audio freak with 9 or 10 rating
3.right now i have NAD amp, with nakamachi 24 bit cd player, focous floor standing double 8 inch speakers.(have a plan to upgrade my system)
4.in my car i have sony xpold head unit with jbl speakers, sub woofers, amp and pioneer tweeter
5. cost around 5000 for xplod unit 4000 for jbl speakers, 6000 for jbl basstube, 7000 for jbl amp, 2000 for pioneer tweeter
6.i dont have any plan to upgrade my car audio now. right now i am thing about a new car
 

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1) Mahindra Scorpio VLX
2) I am not an audiophile but i love listening to music at average volume! i rate myself at 6.
3) I like bollywood numbers, hip hop, soft rock & some slow romantic numbers too!
4&5) HU- Pio 5050 - Rs. 6800/-
Front- Vtrek compos - Rs. 2800/-
Rear- Sony Co-axials (big mistake!) - Rs. 3500/-
Amp- Sony 4 ch - Rs. 5000/-
Basstube- JBL 1205T - Rs. 6500/-
6) Change the basstube to a sealed or ported box, front compos to JBL or GZ or illusion, amp to JBL! everything will happen only when Vit M pours in!
 
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Well, my Fabia came with a decent sound system (it says "Dance" on the console)
Added 2 rear speakers that cost about 4K, and that is about it.
Music ... Rock and Metal, and real loud, though sometimes A R Rahman too.
Next upgrade in the next car!!
 
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Hey Guys,

It will be good if you try to post in the same format as below.

  1. What's your ride ? (Your Car)
  2. Are you an audio freak? Then how will you rate yourself in a scale of 1-10? (1 being the lowest & 10 being the highest.)
  3. whats your style ? (kind of music you listen )
  4. Your Current Setup (Head Units, Speakers, Amplifiers, Subs, Enclosures, DSPs, etc..)
  5. What is the split up cost of your setup and when did you purchase it?
  6. Whats your next upgrade ??
It will help clearly on the visitors to choose from :)
 
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Sorry about that ...

1. What's your ride ? (Your Car)
Fabia 1.4 Petrol
2. Are you an audio freak? Then how will you rate yourself in a scale of 1-10? (1 being the lowest & 10 being the highest.)
8, if you consider my love for noise on the road, 5, if you are talking about the need for the electronic gizmos around that cause the noise
3. whats your style ? (kind of music you listen )
Rock, Metal, and the occasional A R Rahman
4. Your Current Setup (Head Units, Speakers, Amplifiers, Subs, Enclosures, DSPs, etc..)
The original OE fitment, with rear speakers added 6 inch JVC speakers.
5. What is the split up cost of your setup and when did you purchase it?
The speakers and installation were about 4 K, and this was purchased more than a year back, in Pune.
6. Whats your next upgrade ??
A Skoda Superb ... and the music system that comes with it!![:D]
 
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Here is the information on my latest setup


1. What's your ride ?

Hyundai i10

2. Are you an audio freak? Then how will you rate yourself in a scale of 1-10?

May Be.. Thats has made my ICE search for almost an year!! I can rate myself 8.

3. Whats your style ?

Jazz,Metal.Country,Rock,Hip-Hop & All.

4. Your Current Setup

Head Unit - Eclipse CD5030

Front Speakers - Infinity Ref 6030cs

Rear Speakers - Infinity Ref 9663i

5. What is the split up cost of your setup and when did you purchase it?

I purchased it on 22-March-2010.

Head Unit - Imported from USA 250$

Front Speakers - Rs.7500

Rear Speakers - Rs.5500

Plank & Accessories - Rs. 800


6. Whats your next upgrade ??

May be a Four Channel, Mono-Block & Two Ported Subs [thumbsup]
 
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Hmmmm hey Zinam you got it fixed?? Thats great!!

But my advice and experience go for one-ported sub with a mono block and then a two channel amp powering the compos!! One-ported sub is more than enough for show-off , my experience!! And besides two-ported subs will eat up your boot completely even if you go for a fibre enclosure!!
 

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thats true. infact, i would say, get a 4ch amp, connect 2ch to the compos & bridge the other 2ch to the ported sub. you will get a loud enough thump if you do proper tuning, wiring & if the sub & enclosure is good. only if you are not satisfied, get a mono amp for the sub.
 
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Hmmmm hey Zinam you got it fixed?? Thats great!!

But my advice and experience go for one-ported sub with a mono block and then a two channel amp powering the compos!! One-ported sub is more than enough for show-off , my experience!! And besides two-ported subs will eat up your boot completely even if you go for a fibre enclosure!!
Thanks Dhaya!!

I might be driving down to Pondy or Coimbatore for my next upgrade.

I am now into fibre enclosure with proper concelead stuffs!

We will definitely tune your's one day & it will be heard aloud outside!

thats true. infact, i would say, get a 4ch amp, connect 2ch to the compos & bridge the other 2ch to the ported sub. you will get a loud enough thump if you do proper tuning, wiring & if the sub & enclosure is good. only if you are not satisfied, get a mono amp for the sub.
I had initial plans to do that Raj. But Now, I thought of giving raw power to my subs!! So planning for a Monoblock & 4-Channel.

ilango[speed thirst];28372 said:
Perfect raj ,
mono for perfect filter , but go for it only if you plan for a sub. else a 4 channel will do that purpose

4-Channel is kind of basic Ilango, you really can't tune & do justice to the kind of genres..

So best bet is to seperate the LPFs & HPFs to get a Live theatre in your car.[thumbsup]
 
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Yeah that what i have said. for pure bass lover.

As normal sub consumers , later on complain about the too heavy sound and cut off the sub and use the 2channel or 4 channel for there speakers.

You can use a switch to switch on and off your sub.


If you plan to come to pondy means , come after a month. I'll be well equiped. We can even go for a perfect i 10 enclosure rather than universal which do not even waste a 1% of the space.

Wait for my demo car please!
 
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Thanks Zinam it will be really nice if you get mine also tuned!! But i will be upgrading my HU shortly! The one with CD/USB and AUX in Safari with 3 RCA outputs will come to my Verna and Safari will be getting a new DVD/USB HU mostly from Sony stable along with TV!!


And so what have you finally decided to do for your car??
 
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Yes Ilango.

Will be driving down soon to Pondy.

I am waiting for your Demo car.

Good to hear Dhaya, We will continue our discussions in respective threads..

MODS NOTE: Lets maintain this thread exclusively for Pricing details only!!
 
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