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    What amp do I need to get...

    I was looking at getting 2 Image Dynamic 10" v3 D2s. They can handle 250w a piece. I was looking at wiring them together at 2Ohms. What amp would be a good choice?

    An amp that could power a set of components as well as a sub would be great.







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    Re: What amp do I need to get...

    This issue you face here is that if you went with a 4 channel (front channels to your comps and rears brigged to a sub) is that most are not 2 ohm stable in brigged mode. If you get two dual 4's and wire them to show the amp a 4 ohm load, then you have lots options. In this case you will need a 4 channel that does 500+ watts rms brigged to the rear. There are a ton of amps to look at in this category.

    What comps are you running?

    What is you amp budget?



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    Re: What amp do I need to get...

    Well right now I'm just trying to get an idea of what everything was going to cost me. I was originally looking at a DLS setup. The UP6's for the comps, a 10" Iridium, and the Ultimate A5 for the amp.

    I have an 06 Doublecab Tacoma, and tacotunes.com makes a dual 10" box that will fit nicely behind the back seat. They recommend the ID 10" for that setup, so I decided I would get two 10" ID v3 D2s instead of one DLS Iridium 10". The A5 will put out 500w @ 2Ohm, and 2x85w @ 4 Ohms for the comps.

    I still plan on going with the UP6's for my comps. Should I just stick with the amp as well? The thing is, I've only ever ran one sub in any of my setups, so I don't know how big of an amp I'd need for 2 speakers hooked up as one. I'm assuming the 500w would be split equally, but then again, like I said I have no experience doing it that way.

    Just so you know my budget is rather open right now. I was planning on using my income tax return to fund this little project.




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    Re: What amp do I need to get...

    Yes the 500 should split equally for 250 a piece. You definately have some very nice equipment there. Not sure if you really need 2 10" for a pickup, but that's just me....one 10" or 12" would be plenty for me....all I have ever wanted/needed is a single 12" in a sealed enclosure + 500 watts of nice clean power!

    I would consider throwing a little more power on those fronts. That way you have more dynamic headroom to work with which is always nice. Not sure what the DLS lineup has to offer though.



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    Fox Pro...it's a double cab, so basically it's a car.




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