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I am having some light dimming when the bass is turned up and will be doing the big 3 once it warms up but on to my question.

Under light load (maybe about 1500 watts rms for total system), would I need any specific size battery or are all batteries basically do the same for smaller wattage applications. I am talking batteries like Optima, Kinetik, Powermaster and the like not just any battery.

I've seen some good deals on some and wanted to make sure I am getting something tahat will work as it is supposed too. For instance, the Kinetik HC800 or HC1400. These are just examples but you get the idea.
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supposedly the number on the kinetik battery has something to do with the wattage it will handle hence a 1400 is good for 1400 watts and so on atleast thats how it was explained to me
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I have an HC600 as a second battery in my car (about 1k rms when I added it) and it fixed all my dimming problems... Then I did the Big 3, and I probably don't even need it anymore...

For anyone else considering a second battery, do the Big 3 first... Then if you still have dimming (or if you like to play the system with your car off) add a second battery.
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Thanks! I have my eye on the HC800.
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Thanks! I have my eye on the HC800.
you can get the 1800 for 139+shipping new
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I don't need that much plus I'm going for as much stealth as possible.
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kinetik 800 should be fine for what your doing pat
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