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View Poll Results: Which infinity is a better buy kappa or reference
Kappa All the way 2 40.00%
Reference - use that 60$ elsewhere FSTB? 1 20.00%
No speakers keep riding in silence/toture 2 40.00%
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Infinity Kappa VS Reference

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Old 02-15-2002, 12:14 PM   #1
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Infinity Kappa VS Reference

I found a place where kappas are ~$60 more than reference.

Which is a better buy, their specs are very similar.
IF you would chose reference over kappas why? and vice versa.


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Old 02-17-2002, 01:09 PM   #2
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THe Kappa's are Dual Voice Coils

So they'll sound better, and you'll have more wiring options.

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Old 02-17-2002, 04:41 PM   #3
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Re: Infinity Kappa VS Reference

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I found a place where kappas are ~$60 more than reference.

Which is a better buy, their specs are very similar.
IF you would chose reference over kappas why? and vice versa.


Thanks

BG
Are you talking about the subs or the speakers? Your poll suggests speakers. Which kappas are you looking at the new ones or last years "green" kappas? Give me more info and I'll tell you.
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Old 02-17-2002, 05:46 PM   #4
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Basically they're the same but there are noticeable differences. The Kappa's can accomodate more power and the newere models should produce better midrange according to its specifications.

The References are, for the price, extremely good at producing natural sound. Midrange is somewhat lacking compared to the Kappa's but unless you're extremely good at noticing it you won't even know it's lacking a bit.

I got the References based on it's priceerformance ratio. 605cs up front and 652i's in the back. You'll definitely need an amp to get the most out of these babies.
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my post was about subs

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Basically they're the same but there are noticeable differences. The Kappa's can accomodate more power and the newere models should produce better midrange according to its specifications.

The References are, for the price, extremely good at producing natural sound. Midrange is somewhat lacking compared to the Kappa's but unless you're extremely good at noticing it you won't even know it's lacking a bit.

I got the References based on it's priceerformance ratio. 605cs up front and 652i's in the back. You'll definitely need an amp to get the most out of these babies.
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Old 02-18-2002, 06:24 AM   #6
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Re: my post was about subs

Sorry. I couldn't tell based on your original post

If i could change my vote i'd say Kappa (Perfects!) all the way!


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I'm not sure if he was asking about subs or speakers...

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Sorry. I couldn't tell based on your original post

If i could change my vote i'd say Kappa (Perfects!) all the way!


but MY response was about subs. I didn't even think maybe he was talking about speakers when I looked them up. Look closely, lol, I'm not the one who started the thread

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Basically they're the same but there are noticeable differences. The Kappa's can accomodate more power and the newere models should produce better midrange according to its specifications.

The References are, for the price, extremely good at producing natural sound. Midrange is somewhat lacking compared to the Kappa's but unless you're extremely good at noticing it you won't even know it's lacking a bit.

I got the References based on it's priceerformance ratio. 605cs up front and 652i's in the back. You'll definitely need an amp to get the most out of these babies.
1) what kind of amp do u rec for these?
2) will they still sound decent powered by the head unit?
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Old 02-22-2002, 04:49 PM   #9
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Any decent amp will do. I'm currently powering these with the stock headunit and now that they're broken in it does sound pretty good.

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1) what kind of amp do u rec for these?
2) will they still sound decent powered by the head unit?
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