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Old 10-17-2011, 11:18 AM
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We are wondering if anyone on here has used or has an opinion on wetsounds speakers. We are getting ready to bring it into our shop and wanted to get some reviews if we can. Thanks
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They had a couple of threads here from somebody that worked there. Seems like they were ok.
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man we carry them and they sound awesome youll be suprised how well they produce musical detail and there tower speakers are the best out there hands down.
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Don't have any personal experience with them, but every time I'm on the water wetsounds is the loudest and most clear speakers out there, with little distortion.

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i researched them some and the power requirements are pretty high for offshore boats. Great set up for wakeboard boats though.
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i researched them some and the power requirements are pretty high for offshore boats. Great set up for wakeboard boats though.
I just compared these to JL MX and M series and its not much diffierent. The wetsounds SW65 are rated at 60 watts RMS and the JL Audio MX650 are rated at the same. The wetsounds SW650 is rated at 100 watts RMS while the JL Audio M650 is rated at 75 watts RMS. We already have the Alpine marine and are bringing in the MB Quart marine so we will have a couple of lower power alternatives also. We were basically bringing in the wetsounds to be a higher end option. Thanks for the heads up though we hadnt done any power comparisons before this.
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amps require the power. i think going through it with the guy who has the wetsounds boat they need almost 90 amps at wot. could be wrong but thats what i took from his conversation. Its an old thread on here. and the amp output is listed without a voltage so i assume its 125 x 4 @ 14.4v but what is it when you drop the voltage. i think they are good for the wakeboard boats like previously mentioned that normally run the boat when on it. not necesarily drifting or sandbar motors off.
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They are not using Class A/B so efficiency should be on par with the coveted JL.
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amps require the power. i think going through it with the guy who has the wetsounds boat they need almost 90 amps at wot. could be wrong but thats what i took from his conversation. Its an old thread on here. and the amp output is listed without a voltage so i assume its 125 x 4 @ 14.4v but what is it when you drop the voltage. i think they are good for the wakeboard boats like previously mentioned that normally run the boat when on it. not necesarily drifting or sandbar motors off.
We have an old rule of thumb in the audio industry that says it takes power to make power! If you want 1000 watts you need 100 amps and if you only want 100 watts you only need 10 amps. From what I can tell they are using the ARC Audio G/H technology which I have used in the past and love, I actually have two ARC Audio amps in my boat. Not marine but I try not to get them wet! I know what you are saying about the sand bar thing though if you want big power at the sand bar you are gonna need alot of battery power!
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The wet sounds looks nice.

This Sony XS-L100P5M sub woofer has terrific sound and outstanding construction. You should look / hear one of these for your system.

On my system I have one of these driven by a Kicker ZX400.1 400 watt amplifier. These two parts are matched nicely together and also with the rest of the system.
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The wet sounds looks nice.

This Sony XS-L100P5M sub woofer has terrific sound and outstanding construction. You should look / hear one of these for your system.

On my system I have one of these driven by a Kicker ZX400.1 400 watt amplifier. These two parts are matched nicely together and also with the rest of the system.
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Mhd jl amps 900/5 are 900 x 5 no matter voltage 14.4 to 11.5 and they only pull 60 amps or less.
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Mhd jl amps 900/5 are 900 x 5 no matter voltage 14.4 to 11.5 and they only pull 60 amps or less.
Actually JL rates the MHD900/5 at 750 watts 1.5-4OHM 11-14.5 volts. They dont however publish the draw. I do see that the amp takes a 60 amp fuse. It takes about 125% of a fuses rating to blow the fuse so that puts us right at 75 amps. 75 AMPS and 750 watts. I like the JL amps dont get me wrong they are small and look good but they are super expensive and a bit over rated. Thanks
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Ok we are getting a little off topic here. We just wanted to know if anyone has any experience with the wetsounds brand. I dont want to get into manufacturer wars over who the best. Thanks
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Originally Posted by bradv View Post
Mhd jl amps 900/5 are 900 x 5 no matter voltage 14.4 to 11.5 and they only pull 60 amps or less.
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Well that's my opnion not worth dealing with in offshore boats. Not all their products are salt rated either.
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And the jl drops to 75 watts on the stereo channels ar 2 ohms 4 ohm load still 100 x 4
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Originally Posted by bradv View Post
Well that's my opnion not worth dealing with in offshore boats. Not all their products are salt rated either.
Actually I spoke to them about that and they told me that all of their products are salt tested however their saltwater series has a couple extra features to combat the salt. If you ask me they prob just put white grills on them and called it the saltwater series. Thanks
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is this whole thread a shill for wetsounds?...kinda feels like it...
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Old 10-20-2011, 06:49 AM
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I have them on my boat for three years now and they are the best loudest hands down.
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