Conclusion: I have two sets of the focal ps-165, and jl c2 6.5 in the back, so a total of 6 speakers two in kick panels and 1 in each door of a crew cab pickup, from day one this amp has been cutting out and over heating. I have a rockford t1000bdcp for the bass i never have no problems with that amp but my kicker one makes my speakers sound bad, i know its not the speakers cause i went from rockford t1s to jl c5s to now the focals, i have the amp turned down all the way yet it...
Conclusion: I bought this to power my Alpine Type-S components and coaxial's as well as a 10" Pioneer Sub. Right off the bat it was loud and clear. It even pushed the subwoofer nicely, although I would have liked a little more power. The front crossover setting controls make it easy to use and tune. Mine came with a certificate of power rating at 971 watts. Kicker is under ratted. Great bang for the buck.
Conclusion: I'm running 4x Kicker QS65.2 and 2x Kicker CVT8.4 of this amp and the sound quality is excellent, loud no but sq yes, It thumps the 2x 8" nice and hard, it makes them sound like a single 12" I'm very happy.
Conclusion: Been using this for a while now, works well no major issues. It over heated once and shut itself down, but that was about 1 hr 45 minutes into a road trip with heavy use. Haven't had any issues like that since that one time. Did the install myself to the back side of the backseat in my 2006 Grand Prix. It was moderately challenging as this was my first 5 channel install, but once all the wires were connected and properly grounded. This amp did what it is supposed to do.
Conclusion: My kicker amp is crystal clear on the mids and highs . The bass is more than enough to make my car shake. In my opinion this amp is way under raited. It never overheats or shut off. For the money it can't be beat.
Conclusion: I bought this amp after going through 3 other lower-grade amps within a month (it's honestly a good thing that Sonic Electronix has one of the BEST return/exchange policies on the market). Even though the power on the other amps were rated higher (80x4, 150x4, 100x4), this one amp blows them away BY FAR! Consistent, powerful, and clean sound - the best way to describe this! Kicker always under-rates their speakers.
Conclusion: I am pushing a set of mm polk components, mm coaxials, and 2 JL 12W3's. My 4runner hits so hard with so much clarity I can't wait to drive to work. (at 6 a.m. none the less) I had a JL 500 mono block running these before and it can't touch this amp. Money to value is not comparable. It was a 700 and came rated at 960 WATTS !!! Buy it!! You won't regret it I promise.