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Old 03-16-2017, 12:10 PM
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Originally Posted by PropellerHead View Post
I was certain he'd replaced his HU with an Eonon. If this is true, the OE ratings should not matter as much for him- like mine. My rear JL's sounded terrible until I replaced the HU but it wasn't impedance. It was that the JL's needed more minimum wattage than the OE HU would push. The 45w amp in the Eonon made the rear JL's sound WAY better.
Prop, I think even the base model units of the e53 use external (to the head unit) amplifiers. What the head unit delivers (OE or Eonon) in terms of wattage will not affect how much output the OE amp has to the speakers. It could affect the signal to the amp, but I don't think that will yield substantial differences. Where the Eonon might help (in a non-dsp car) is the Xover network or EQ settings available in the head unit.
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