i was wondering if it makes a large differnce if the parts of your complete system are different brands. i have an alpine hu, infinity comps with an infinity amp, and eclipse subs soon to be powered by a soundstream amp... because its cheap. but i was just wondering if it makes a difference if i had bought all alpine or mtx or... you get the idea.
So who does make the best of everything? who makes the best subs, amps, speakers, head units... even wiring kits? I am not refering to something that costs thousands and thousands of dollars. Simply afforadable well-known brands. Sorry if this has been answered before.
The only 2 brands u can go an all out install on IMO would be ALPINE & ECLIPSE , both manufacture every piece of equipment needed to do a complete set up except wiring . Pioneer/Premier also has everything but will not sound maybe 1/2 as good .
But 2 answer ur thread ? - brands need NOT match 2 build a good system .........
well for subs look into crystal, sound splinter, incriminator audio, alpine(r and x series), RE audio, adire, ascendant audio, theres more but im lazy. speaks go with eclipse, asendant audio, RE, alpine, boston acoustics, CDT amps go with helix, alpine, eclipse, kicker, orion, viper, DEI, PP HU's go with kenwood, pioneer rpemier, alpine, eclipse, clarion and clarion pro but like i said, theres more
as far as best wiring and electrical... when i picked up my friends TREO tsx in clearwater from stereorama i got to talking with the owner. he did a 55 thousand dollar install on a mercedes clk55 amg which won first place at the usaci or w/e letters they are national international i dont remember competition. he didnt even compete until then. the guy who runs the competition (i think it was a german guy) told him he was to have the car at his show. told him not asked lol. so he didnt even need the 70 points in his state... but anyways... he didnt want to use any stinger or anything like that so he made all his own stuff, fuses and such. the whole thing took 8 months and he lost money on it alltogether lol. http://stereorama.com/installs/new_photos/james_betz_mercedes_550clk/