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    Icon32 How do i pick an Amp to match my Subs?

    I have absolutely no clue how to pick an amp that will match with my subs i have 2 Pioneer TS-SW301 12-Inch 1000W Maximum 250W Nominal Shallow-Mount Subwoofer. So can someone please help me on how to choose a good amp to power the 2 subs. I also need help choosing a head unit. Any help is appreciated. By the way this is my first time with a system so thanks again with all your help.







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    Re: How do i pick an Amp to match my Subs?

    What Voice Coil are the subs?




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    Re: How do i pick an Amp to match my Subs?

    Those subs are single 4 ohm, so your final ohm load would be 2 ohms. They're pioneer so I wouldn't do anything above their RMS which is 250w.

    I'm selling an amp for $90 + shipping that does 500w @ 2 ohms which would be ideal for your setup.




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    Re: How do i pick an Amp to match my Subs?

    Always go my RMS power not peak




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    -Head Unit: Eclipse CD7100________________ -Head Unit: Eclipse CD7100
    -Sub Stage: Sundown SD-2 8's sealed________ -Sub Stage: Looking
    -Mids/Highs: Deciding_____________________ -Mids/Highs: Scan Speak & Blaupunkt
    -Sub Amp: MMATS Hifi 6 channel____________ -Sub Amp: American Warrior Set (Zed Built)
    -Mid Amp: ^^^ 5/6 bridged at 1 ohm_________ -Mid Amp: ^^^

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    Re: How do i pick an Amp to match my Subs?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bettr n' Revrse View Post
    Always go my RMS power not peak
    Yep. Max power, both on subs and amps, are just a marketing scheme to make it seem like companies products are better. Those subs are pioneer too, so they aren't exactly a brand that I would trust overpowering. You would be safe giving them the 250w, if not underpowering them a little.




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    Re: How do i pick an Amp to match my Subs?

    Op, you have many things to learn my friend




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    Re: How do i pick an Amp to match my Subs?

    Quote Originally Posted by skar=dbeez View Post
    Op, you have many things to learn my friend
    At least he was in here asking questions, not arguing with people that he needs 2k. Try to give some constructive info?



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    Re: How do i pick an Amp to match my Subs?

    Whats your budget op? And theres no need to match equipment...its not gonna add teh debeeeez




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    Re: How do i pick an Amp to match my Subs?

    Boston Acoustics GTA-400m Mono subwoofer amplifier — 400 watts RMS x 1 at 2 ohms at Crutchfield.com

    boston acoustics gta-400m on sale at crutchfield.com for $149.99, free shipping and the best return policy if you don't like.




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    Re: How do i pick an Amp to match my Subs?

    My budget is prolly around $150 to $200.




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