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    Can u run 2 ohm load on bridged amp rated only at 4 ohm?

    I am just wondering if you can run a 4ohm DVC sub on a bridged channel on a 4 channel amp. Amp requires 4ohm but wondering if you turned the amp down to where its not trying to put out anymore than rated power would it be ok?







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    Re: Can u run 2 ohm load on bridged amp rated only at 4 ohm?

    Don't do it. Run each voice coil to a separate amp channel or get a 2 ohm stable amp. A small sub amp is cheap. Damaging your 4 channel amp by running it this way is not worth it.




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