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    Is my amp running at 2ohm or 4ohm final load?



    I recreated the image from my manual because I don't have scanner and my camera has no batteries...

    The amp is supposed to push out 450w at a 4ohm load, and 900w at a 2ohm load. The diagram says two ohms each minimum (I forgot to include the word minimum in the picture). Do I have it connected properly to get the "450w" to each woofer, or are they simply splitting 450w and getting 225w a piece?

    If that diagram is confusing, I'll be glad to answer any questions, I just want to make sure I'm getting the most of my system







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    Re: Is my amp running at 2ohm or 4ohm final load?

    You'll need to say what voicecoil configuration your subs have.

    ie: DVC 2ohms, or single 4ohm etc.




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    Re: Is my amp running at 2ohm or 4ohm final load?

    I'm fairly certain the Assassin 8"s have SVC 4 ohm.

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    http://www.ascendantaudio.com/assassin8specs.html
    Yea, it's 4 ohm.




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    Re: Is my amp running at 2ohm or 4ohm final load?

    Wire them In Parallel, you get a 2ohm load.

    Wire them In a Series, you get an 8ohm load.

    They are SVC 4ohm.


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    Re: Is my amp running at 2ohm or 4ohm final load?

    Yea, I guess I'm already running with a 2ohm load. That *****, for a little bit there, i though I was going to like double the power going to them (and coincidentally get much louder ) >_>




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    Re: Is my amp running at 2ohm or 4ohm final load?

    Nice name.




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    Re: Is my amp running at 2ohm or 4ohm final load?

    Quote Originally Posted by StealthKill View Post
    Nice name.
    Um, thanks I guess.

    This amp goes 1200w at 1ohm, so I'd probably be giving the subs 450-500w each at 1ohm load. Would that be too much power for them? Can I even make two SVC 4ohm subs go to 1ohm...?




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    Re: Is my amp running at 2ohm or 4ohm final load?

    No.

    2 or 8ohm. Unless your get another one, no can do.

    450 each I'm guessing would be too much.



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    Re: Is my amp running at 2ohm or 4ohm final load?

    Hmm, alright. Thanks for the help!




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    Re: Is my amp running at 2ohm or 4ohm final load?

    Yes



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    Re: Is my amp running at 2ohm or 4ohm final load?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lowjacker View Post
    Yes
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    Re: Is my amp running at 2ohm or 4ohm final load?

    if you parallel and bridge, it would be 2 ohm mono




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    Re: Is my amp running at 2ohm or 4ohm final load?

    Wouldn't that be the same thing I have now, a 2ohm load?




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