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    450 to spend on an amp, what do yall recommend?

    i have 2 audiobahn 12" dual 4 Ohm 700 watt subwoofers, and i m going to buy a new amp, i had a legacy 600 watt (it ***** lol) what would yall recommend me buy?? and i will be running this on a 96 mustang.. should i buy a cap for it???







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    Re: 450 to spend on an amp, what do yall recommend?

    hmmm..
    you need an amp which put sout like 1200~1400w RMS @ 2ohms. For 450, i say RF 1001BD, kicker KX1200.1 (dunno if it's 1ohm or 2ohms). Look into the 100+watt amp thread. TONS of choices..



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    Re: 450 to spend on an amp, what do yall recommend?

    why 2 ohms, and not 4? whats teh diff between them and since my speakers are 4ohms.. would it be better for 4ohms? im a noob at this so help me out hehe




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    Re: 450 to spend on an amp, what do yall recommend?

    Quote Originally Posted by remote-control
    why 2 ohms, and not 4? whats teh diff between them and since my speakers are 4ohms.. would it be better for 4ohms? im a noob at this so help me out hehe
    you have a 4ohm sub... if you link two together (plus to plus, neg to neg) then you got a 2 ohm load (4ohm+4ohm = 2 ohms).



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    Re: 450 to spend on an amp, what do yall recommend?

    ohh ok hehe ty




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    Re: 450 to spend on an amp, what do yall recommend?

    but there dual 4 ohm vc. so ur gonna run this either at 1 ohm or 4 ohm. don't listen to paikiah cuz he's a looney.

    each sub can be wired into 2 ohms by itself and then parallel them together and u get 1 ohm. or you could series them together and u get 4 ohm. look at the wiring section and look a the wiring diagram (it has pictures YAAYYY)




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    Re: 450 to spend on an amp, what do yall recommend?

    forgot to add an amp, well since u'll be running quite a few watts you might want to think about a bigger alt. like 160 atleast. so i would recommend an hifonics 1500bx. very nice amp. could be had on ebay for under 300 and then use that extra 150 for an alt.




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    Re: 450 to spend on an amp, what do yall recommend?

    ah, it's a 4ohm DVC?

    ok, my bad... your amps will work then, albeit with less power than what the amps might like..(unless that 700w figure is PEAK and not RMS).



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    Re: 450 to spend on an amp, what do yall recommend?

    yeah.. sorry thats 700 watts is PEAK.. not rms :-\

    oh, and so if i rewire them to be 2 Ohm each, then wire those together and itll equal 1 ohm, i should look for an amp that produces around 1200 watts for 1 ohm??? and then itll split that into the 2 subs? or what




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    Re: 450 to spend on an amp, what do yall recommend?

    A Diamond Audio D5 1200.1 will give you 600+ watts per sub at 1 ohm..and you can find one on Ebay for ~$450.

    Here's one with a Buy it Now for $445 with free shipping
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...&category=6763

    **** good amp.




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