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Old 12-11-2004
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Type-R vs Type-S

Alright I have a Alpine Type-R 10". I can get two Alpine Type-S's 10" for $150. Is this a step back in quality for these subs? I am not really sure.
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Old 12-12-2004
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The new Type Ss handle just about as much power as the Type Rs, if you're looking for a true difference get the Type X.
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Old 12-12-2004
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NO!!! u are not stepping back for anything, u are stepping AHEAD!!!

noone knows/realizes that the Type S subs are WAYYYYY better than Type R's....

GO WITH THE S's....i've got all Alpine Type-S Speakers in my truck and they are EXTREMELY badass......go with it man
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Old 12-13-2004
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I would go for the Type S. I have one from a bandpass in a new sealed enclosure. Doesn't pound much as it did with the bandpass but it pounds ok. Another note that it's really the Type E just with the S front lol.

It's powered by my Profile CA400M at 200w (4ohm). Soon to get a Type S DVC (Dual 4ohm) and feed it 320w (2ohm).
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Old 12-15-2004
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GO FR.. but the Type X is fukcing badddddd!!! They use Carbon Fiber cone material :drooL:
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