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    Wiring 4 Ohm Subwoofer To Mono Amplifier for 2 Ohms

    My question isnt too complicated, I just am not entirely sure how to do this.

    I have a Type-Rawr 1242D 12" Subwoofer and a Hifonics BXi 1606D Mono Amplifier.

    I know how to wire 2 Ohms on the sub, but do I wire it back to the amp on both +'s/-'s or just 1 +/- ?

    Thanks. Wiring it up today.







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    Re: Wiring 4 Ohm Subwoofer To Mono Amplifier for 2 Ohms

    Correct me if im wrong but you need two 4 ohm subs to wire down to 2?? I dont kno ill look for you.
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    Re: Wiring 4 Ohm Subwoofer To Mono Amplifier for 2 Ohms

    No, to wire it to 1 ohm, you need a 2-ohm subwoofer.

    In my case, mine is a 4 ohm subwoofer and I need to wire it to 2 ohms, but I just dont know for sure how to wire it on the amp, both terminal +'s/-'s or just 1 terminal?




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    Re: Wiring 4 Ohm Subwoofer To Mono Amplifier for 2 Ohms

    Yea your right here....this should help

    http://www.crutchfieldadvisor.com/le...pedance=DVC4x2





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    Re: Wiring 4 Ohm Subwoofer To Mono Amplifier for 2 Ohms

    Thanks, but thats not what I was really looking for, lol.

    I just need to know how to attach the sub wires on the amp. My amplifier has 2 sub outputs (+/- and another +/-) and Im just not sure if my sub wire (+/-) needs to go on only one amp terminal output or split into both.




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    Re: Wiring 4 Ohm Subwoofer To Mono Amplifier for 2 Ohms

    nm





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    Re: Wiring 4 Ohm Subwoofer To Mono Amplifier for 2 Ohms

    Ok so its like this...

    Amp
    RMS @ 4-Ohm: 1 x 550-Watt
    RMS @ 2-Ohm: 1 x 1100-Watt

    Type R
    RMS Power Range : 50-500 Watts

    So you could wire the sub @ 4 ohms briged on the amp.





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    Re: Wiring 4 Ohm Subwoofer To Mono Amplifier for 2 Ohms

    Its a Alpine Type-R 12" Subwoofer, 4 ohms (wiring to 2 ohms)

    And my amp is a Hifonics BXi 1606D Mono amplifier.


    If I wire it 2 ohms on my sub, and I 'bridge' it on my amp, does that mean Ill blow it? What does bridging do for me?


    But main question is how, lol. Bridging or no at 2 ohms?




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    Re: Wiring 4 Ohm Subwoofer To Mono Amplifier for 2 Ohms

    the sub is dvc people..... both postives will share a terminal as will both negatives and you will have wire it to 2ohms.

    there is no bridging as that is a mono amp






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    Re: Wiring 4 Ohm Subwoofer To Mono Amplifier for 2 Ohms

    Sooo.....I just use no bridging and just wire my sub to the amp with one (+|-) terminal then?




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    Re: Wiring 4 Ohm Subwoofer To Mono Amplifier for 2 Ohms

    exactly...the amp cannot be bridged as bridging requires more then one channell






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    Re: Wiring 4 Ohm Subwoofer To Mono Amplifier for 2 Ohms

    LAWL at no one understanding your question.

    You just use one set of terminals. The other one just leave empty.




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