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    4-channel bridging cause distortion/overheating problems???

    I was wondering if bridging a 4-channel amplifier to 2-channels at 4ohms is going to cause any noticeable distortion or overheating problems. I've been looking at the PPI P900.4 to drive my JBL C608GTI MKII component system. I know it's a little overpowered but I've heard these JBL's can take some serious wattage. Should I get the P900.4 and bridge or should I get a good 2-channel to drive them? The two channel I have been looking at is a Lanzar OPTI700X2 (yes Lanzar is mostly crap but the Optidrive serious is very high quality as far as amps go).







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    Re: 4-channel bridging cause distortion/overheating problems???

    bridging does NOT cause distortion or heating issues when operated normally. by "normally" i mean within mfr ratings.

    bridging doubles voltage (which quadruples power). this results in less current which reduces heat and distortion.



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    Re: 4-channel bridging cause distortion/overheating problems???

    Thanks




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    Re: 4-channel bridging cause distortion/overheating problems???

    how many threads are you going to post about it?



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    Re: 4-channel bridging cause distortion/overheating problems???

    I only ment to post one but something happened with my connection so didnt think to check and see if it posted before I made another. My bad




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    Re: 4-channel bridging cause distortion/overheating problems???

    oh yah, dat happens, lol.



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