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    Bridging 4 channel amp to drive pair of fronts

    I have a Profile AP1040 that I'm thinking of bridging to run 1 set of front speakers off of. I "think" this is possible to do and still keep stereo. Let me run through how I think it would work:

    Run 1 set of RCA's outputs to amp. Y off left input and plug 1 input from Y into left input on one "side" of amp...and other Y input to left on other "side" of amp.

    Y off right input and repeat using right "side" of each channel.

    Wire left speaker positive to fartherst outside positive on channel 1. Wire negative to fathest negative on channel 1.
    Repeat for right speaker but use next channel outputs.

    So in essance, I'm running 1 speaker off of 1 "side" of the amp and the other speaker off the other side.

    Will this work?



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    Re: Bridging 4 channel amp to drive pair of fronts

    Every amp has a different speaker wiring config.(should show on amp for bridged channels, or manual)
    Should only need the left and right RCA's no Y plugs.
    I've used both my MA 4x75 and my Ultimate bridged running all 4 of my comps. with great results.




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    Re: Bridging 4 channel amp to drive pair of fronts

    <Should only need the left and right RCA's no Y plugs>

    Since the amp has 4 rca inputs (2 for each "side")....dont I need to "fill" all the inputs if I'm using both sides of the amp?

    I'm not sure how to refer to the "channels". I know you basically use a channel to drive a single speaker...but I look at using a "side" of an amp to drive a pair of speakers.



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    Re: Bridging 4 channel amp to drive pair of fronts

    Speaker wiring diagram is on the amp.Left channel positive channel 1+ left channel negitive channel 2 -
    Right channel positive channel 3+ right channel negitive channel 4 -

    Your left input goes on channel 1 and your right on channel 3




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    Re: Bridging 4 channel amp to drive pair of fronts

    Excellent. Thanks Volonau



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