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    Is this amp the real deal?

    Rockford Fosgate P500-2 amp. Thinking about running this with my 12 in Alpine Type R. All opinions are welcome. Thanks







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    Re: Is this amp the real deal?

    what do you mean by real deal? Does it do rated? Probably, RF is good with their ratings




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    Re: Is this amp the real deal?

    Entry level best buy quality. It will work as advertised.



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    Re: Is this amp the real deal?

    Quote Originally Posted by DCtC View Post
    Entry level best buy quality. It will work as advertised.
    How will it work with the Type R you think?




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    Re: Is this amp the real deal?

    Depends on the Rs coil. Does the amp do 4 ohm bridged or 2?



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    Re: Is this amp the real deal?

    Quote Originally Posted by DCtC View Post
    Depends on the Rs coil. Does the amp do 4 ohm bridged or 2?
    Bridged at 4 ohm, sir.




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    Re: Is this amp the real deal?

    Then you need a dual 2 R. Wire to 4 and let it eat.



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    Re: Is this amp the real deal?

    What's a dual 2 R? Sorry, kind of a noob haha




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    Re: Is this amp the real deal?

    Quote Originally Posted by 03Bonneville View Post
    What's a dual 2 R? Sorry, kind of a noob haha
    2x 2ohm coils on the woofer.




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    Re: Is this amp the real deal?

    The sub is a DVC 4 ohm that's all I know




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    Re: Is this amp the real deal?

    Then it won't work. It will but only from one channel on the amp. So no bridge and no 1000 watts.



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    Re: Is this amp the real deal?

    @audiobahn told me that if the sub was a DVC 4 ohm it would be fine to run it bridged at 2 ohm




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    Re: Is this amp the real deal?

    Not on that amp. It will protect or just go up in smoke. Unless it can be bridged at 2ohm. I haven't looked it up



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    Re: Is this amp the real deal?

    Ok it only does 500x1 at 4 ohms. So off one channel you would only get 250 watts. It will work but not full potential.



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    Re: Is this amp the real deal?

    Quote Originally Posted by DCtC View Post
    Not on that amp. It will protect or just go up in smoke. Unless it can be bridged at 2ohm. I haven't looked it up
    Unless what could be bridged at 2 ohm? The sub? Or the amp? He showed me a diagram that had everything laid out




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