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I am lookin to replace my beloved z5500 which stopped workin. One of my options is to buy a sub like this pyle pdsub12a. Do you think this would be a good buy?
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no, from my experience pyle subs are terrible. would NEVER buy one.

I would go with something from Dayton if your on a budget, they sound very good for the money.

here is a few more.
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no, from my experience pyle subs are terrible. would NEVER buy one.

I would go with something from Dayton if your on a budget, they sound very good for the money.

here is a few more.
My issue isnt so much the budget. Where i live i dont have access to half the quality u guys have. Do pyle speakers fail often, or sound worse than my babys (logi z55's). Only other option would be to, if the original z55 driver is still good find an amp and reciever for it and if its bad replace it with some car driver using the same box. I think its a 10 incher. Can someone confirm?
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post #4 of 16
No stay away from pyle... I would suggest going analog if you don't have a budjet...MUCH better sound- actually amazing.
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post #5 of 16
While Pyle makes most woofer baskets and misc... parts for the major brands, they use the cheap junky parts for their own build. I would stay away from Pyle unless you want the sound to be like it is in a tin can. You can usually find a good selecting of quality drivers in the back of home audio magazines or look for a company called DLC David Leavey & Company. They stock raw drivers in 8ohm loads in almost any size. Hope this helps
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post #6 of 16
No Pyle.. please, they are as bad as some of those Chinese crap Speakers that barely work.. don't do it!

I have the Bose Companion 3's. they are small speakers. but MAN do they rock. I've heard many good things about them, and people have compared there 2 speakers and sub to the 5.1's of Logitech like what you had Die. These are amazing speakers and they are so small yet sound so great. they are about $225 here. and the Bose Companion 5's are the sweet ones. but way to much money.

they are small, but I highly recommend them.. most people count them out cuz there size. but you can't know til you hear them.
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post #7 of 16
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Hah that "pyle of junk" thing made me laugh. Considering the shop selling them I didn't expect that much of a good review. Guess am stayin away then. Thanks guys.
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post #8 of 16
i was gonna say i've never heard of them. now i know why i haven't
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if your not on a budget, get a 12'' soundsplinter, a premade sealed enclosure (2.0ftcu, id personally make my own ported- 2.5-3ftcu tuned to about 16-20hz) and a 500wrms plate amp.

guarantee you would have the best sounding, earth shattering, sub on the block. how do i know... i used to have two of there 10'' prototypes. had them custom made. i was HUUUGE into audio before i became a pc tech... also had an 18'' Treo SSX18 of off 4500WRMS in my jeep

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post #10 of 16
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if your not on a budget, get a 12'' soundsplinter, a premade sealed enclosure (2.0ftcu, id personally make my own ported- 2.5-3ftcu tuned to about 16-20hz) and a 500wrms plate amp.

guarantee you would have the best sounding, earth shattering, sub on the block. how do i know... i used to have two of there 10'' prototypes. had them custom made. i was HUUUGE into audio before i became a pc tech... also had an 18'' Treo SSX18 of off 4500WRMS in my jeep

Awe man am liking this site you linked . Wonder if they take non US credit cards though.
Is the cabinet of the Z5500's sub bad? Would be cool (cheaper) if I just needed to order an amp and sub or just the sub. Oh yea I'll need to get my receiver repaired/replaced for the satellites.
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