Nice amplifier by the way Zapco dump the Planet Audio junk Boss owns that company. Knowing which you have is key to answering your question. That amplifier, however, does not have a subsonic filter, so it won't work well with a ported subwoofer enclosure. Check to see which two terminals are used for bridge mode on your amplifier. How do you wire monoblock amp to one single voice coil sub?
James, That mono subwoofer amplifier can't reproduce the notes in vocal range. There is plenty of room and clearance. Rich, the dating guy You can indeed replace your blown sub with an aftermarket replacement. That is exactly why I am asking questions first. It's worth a thousand words.
The sub and amp you need depends on what you want to hear. You will have to re-drill the mounting screw holes. The object of using different wiring options to optimize the impedance is to get the most power out of the particular amp and subs you have at hand. Could you possibly provide a diagram of this to help me?
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From everything I've read on this site, this should work just fine, if not well, correct? It's electrically the same as in this diagram. Erasmus, Having extra headroom by using a more powerful amplifier is always good, allowing the amplifier to play cleaner, cooler, and with less strain.
Can i hook up my sub if it s wired to a 2 ohm and my amp is 4 ohm
Not knowing exactly which you have makes it impossible to give advice on how to wire them together. Do you have any input for this particular unit? The cap's positive terminal connects to the amp's positive power line and the cap's negative terminal connects to ground.
Pablo, You've picked out two subwoofers that will work great as a pair with that amp wired like this. If you plan on listening to music at moderate volume levels or have a smaller car, a subwoofer with a lower power handling rating, say to watts, and a matching amp is a good combo. Jesse, The only safe way to connect those subs to that amp is like this. There are two subs for this one amp and, according to my understanding, I might need a stronger amp.
Would I wire each sub directly to its respective output are should I wire it in a different configuration. Whichever way they're wired, each sub will receive one-half of whatever wattage the amp can put out. It depends on the specific models of each, but typically, Yes. Hello, I am determining how powerful of an amp to buy for my system.
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You are getting just that. If you want more bass you should probably get an aftermarket amp and sub. You definitely will not get the maximum potential of the subs from that amp. What kind of mono block amp would you recommend? Our Car amplifier installation guide offers a more detail description.
Ben, There are two ways to wire your gear together. The ultimate goal is to have the amp send its full power to subs that can handle it. How can I maximize use and which diagram would I use. And just one infinity w subwoofer.
Try it and see if it overheats and goes into protection mode or not. Crutchfield carries speaker grilles as well as subs and amps. What are the pros and cons of each? Your Amplifier for your watt sub is cutting out The peak in the amp is watts How do you get it to stop cutting out? Always go for the kappas if you dont have enough money for the real high end stuff.
What amp do i need with that? As an alternative, you could wire each sub to a set of output terminals. Wood, The only safe way to connect that gear together is like this diagram. Can I bridge the voice coils or would that demand too much from the amp? Next, connect the negative end of the first coil to the positive end of the second coil.
That is why I don't understand why my car did what it did. If that sounds about right, then I'll probly smoke my amp quick running that configuration. If you are wiring the coils in parallel then run a wire from the first positive terminal to the second positive terminal and a wire from the first negative terminal to the second negative terminal. You can use speakers with unlike impedances and as before, you simply add to get the total load. So what are my best options?
Their toll-free number would be on your invoice. Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. It depends on the amplifier. That usually means you have Dual Voice Coil.
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- Are you aware of any more protective grills that fit that sub?
Any help would be greatly appreciated. Please enter a valid email address. What would be the best amp to drive these? The only way I can see to wire that gear together is to un-bridge the amp and run each of the sub's voice coils with an amp channel. Joe, palmashow quand on Not knowing exactly what amplifier or subwoofers you have make it impossible to give advice on how to wire them together.
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Im trying to get my system planned out before I hook up all the gear. Then hook the two coils on the dual coil woofer in series with the other bridged channel on the amp. How do you hook up a sub-woofer and amp? If it is, and the amp's going into protection mode, then either something's wrong with the wiring or the amp.
How does the wiring look, mapped out. When I got back in it, and tried starting it, it started and killed three times! One can connect anything to anything else. Just be sure to set the amp gain so no distortion ever plays.
They said they have it wired at one ohm. Jordan, I can't recommend an amplifier I'm unfamiliar with which Crutchfield doesn't carry. It was severely underratted.
Get an expert recommendation. Probably one of the better ones you'd be able to find, short of Zapco, McIntosh, or Sinfoni, two of which don't even make a class-D amplifier. Would this be a reasonable pairing.
This will be labeled on the amp. You should have at least four different values written down. Your reply will be sent to Continue where you left off. Or, use one positive and one negative amp terminal for the pair of subs, speed professionals it doesn't matter which. Maybe I'll change my mind.
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For instance, wiring a watt amp so that it can only produce watts is a waste of money. You can't post conmments that contain an email address. Locate the specification labels for your system.
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- Unless you want it louder, in which case a new amp and sub are called for.