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    help me out real quck with amp question?

    Alright, im lookin for a mono amp to power my 2 kicker 12" L7's. Dual 2 ohm's that is. anyways, i want one that's over 1000rms stable at 1 ohm. i'm goin for SPL here, not SQ. I found a real real sweet deal on the 1200 watt audiobahn mono for just over 300 i was thinkin about getting.

    my previous amp was an older rockford bd1000 and i ran it at 1 ohm with them and fried the amp, **** thing

    anywho, would that audiobahn push those kickers pretty hard?







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    You do know that you can't get a 1 ohm load out of two dual 2 ohm subs, correct?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Gauntlet
    You do know that you can't get a 1 ohm load out of two dual 2 ohm subs, correct?
    .5 ohms, whatever, i'm not as hardcore as you guys, i just want loud




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    Well, it changes things significantly. First, you're not going to find an amp stable at .5 ohms, meaning you'll need an amp to put 1000+ watts @ 2 ohms. Second, your original amp would've been fine if you had your subs wired correctly. What you thought was 1 ohm, was .5, so it fried the amp. If you had them wired series/parallel for a 2 ohm load, your amp would have been fine.

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    hmmm...you've just given me a DIFFERENT idea




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    if you wire it in series, then the same amount of power is sent to each sub, correct? Which if i had a say 1200x1 mono amp, would be 1200 watts per sub, or would it be 600 per sub?




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    600 per sub, 1200 total.

    For a 2 ohm final load, you're going to want to wire the subs in series, and parallel to the amp.



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    ****, theres no way to achieve a 1 ohm final load with two dual 2 ohm subs? like using a combination of parallel and series wiring?




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    and what do you think would happen if i ran that audiobahn 1 ohm stable at .5 ohms?




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    The exact same thing that happened to your RF amp. As I said, you're not going to find an amp stable at .5 ohms, your only realistic option is to find one that will put out the power you want @ 2 ohms.



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    I would just run one of those subs on that audiobahn amp and put 1200 to it.



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    Quote Originally Posted by MakaveliThaDon
    ****, theres no way to achieve a 1 ohm final load with two dual 2 ohm subs? like using a combination of parallel and series wiring?

    No. 2 and 2 in parallel is 1 then in parallel with the the sub is .5 ohms In series with the other sub is 2 ohm


    2 and 2 in series is 4 ohms in parallel with the other sub is 2 ohms and in series is 8 ohms.



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