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    How many channel amp to run 3 subs?

    What would you guys use?




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    Re: How many channel amp to run 3 subs?

    1 monoblock class d amp, with 1 channel



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    Re: How many channel amp to run 3 subs?

    Mono or two channel...

    what is the final load?




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    Re: How many channel amp to run 3 subs?

    300 rms ea. @ 4 ohms




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    Re: How many channel amp to run 3 subs?

    single 4 and Dual 4?




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    Re: How many channel amp to run 3 subs?

    Either way, for 90% of amps, yo would want a mono amp.




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    Re: How many channel amp to run 3 subs?

    or dual 2, but most likely they're dual 4



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    Re: How many channel amp to run 3 subs?

    dual 4




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    Re: How many channel amp to run 3 subs?

    mono block....




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    Re: How many channel amp to run 3 subs?

    That kinda *****, your options are 0.67 ohm or 2.67 ohm. And since you only need 900 rms, you need a ~700 rms amp to run below 1 ohm or an amp that puts out around 1300-1500 at 2 ohm to give you a solid 1000 at 2.67 ohm.



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    Re: How many channel amp to run 3 subs?

    I say get a Kicker ZX1500.1, that way you can run three at 2.67 and if you want four you can run all 4 at 2 ohm. Just set the gains correctly (conservatively).



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    Re: How many channel amp to run 3 subs?

    If he gets something of quality .67 won't be an issue after box rise.




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    Re: How many channel amp to run 3 subs?

    my mistake its dual 4 at 2 or 8 ohms guys




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    Re: How many channel amp to run 3 subs?

    Quote Originally Posted by Flipx99 View Post
    If he gets something of quality .67 won't be an issue after box rise.
    True, but what will give him around 900 rms? We don't wanna blow his stuff. Maybe a Sundown SAE-1000D with gains set low?



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    Re: How many channel amp to run 3 subs?

    that would be a nice choice.

    PM sundownz, I bet he would okay .67




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