Ok right now I have
-Infinity Kappa 60.5 CS
-Kenwood ExCelon 5 channel amplifier
-2 generic no-name 12" subs
The subs are not very great but I have an awesome box that makes them sound like I spent a month's paycheck on them. However the problem I currently have with this system is ...
a) There's too much bass coming through the components for my liking. I'd prefer *NO* bass coming from the components at all, and *ALL* the bass in my system coming solely from the subs. Do I need to get new speakers that have a higher minimum frequency? I know I can change some settings on my amp but that is the one thing I don't like about it, the different settings are not marked - for example, my filters are only labeled at the extremes like 50-200 and no markings at all in between so I kinda have to guess. I was wondering what are the common frequency ranges that are considered "bass," what are "highs" etc. like from xxx hz and down, you know what I mean?
b) These speakers can *NOT* handle as much power as I'd like them to. At a "normal" person's listening level they sound amazing but I'm not a normal person, I'm one who likes to crank it up and not hear distortion. Any recommendations on fixing this? I have no idea if the amp, deck, or speakers would have the biggest impact on this.
I am still very new at car audio systems and LOVE what I've got so far compared to when I bought the car, but I am still trying to learn the ins and outs of everything. Also if anyone has some real good links I can read up on it would be greatly appreciated.