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    Running an amplifier at 1ohm? Will it kill the amp?

    I'm thinking of purchasing a Crossfire 1000BMD amplifier. It does 1000 watts @ 1 ohm... the exact power I would like to throw towards my 2 Type R 12's. But I was told that if I run it at 1 ohm the amp would die on me soon. I dont know whether to trust this info.. because the amp IS rated to do 1 ohm why the hell would it die.

    Anyways, if I can't run it at 1ohm for long I would have to run it at 4ohm's which would only output 250W... which is kinda dumb.







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    Re: Running an amplifier at 1ohm? Will it kill the amp?

    if it's rated at 1ohm then it'll do 1ohm all day. kick whoever told you that square in the balls and tell them to give you some free **** while you're at it. drop it below 1ohm and it may not like it very well.



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    Re: Running an amplifier at 1ohm? Will it kill the amp?

    yah, run it at one ohm if its one ohm stable its one ohm stable, can I get some more three letter words that start with O please.




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    Re: Running an amplifier at 1ohm? Will it kill the amp?

    you'll be fine running it at 1 ohm, although it may get noticeably hotter...



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    Re: Running an amplifier at 1ohm? Will it kill the amp?

    that crossfire loves the 1 ohm



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    Re: Running an amplifier at 1ohm? Will it kill the amp?

    K that's pretty much what I figured. Thanks for the answers guys.




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