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    What amp? :)

    So I've decided Im going to buy a Dual 1 Ohm Fi Q 12 soon. I would like to run 1000 watts rms to it for sure. I would also like to run comps up front in the future but not right now. Im just wondering what amp to get to run 1000 watts rms to the sub and then for the comps i choose later down the road. Or should i just get two seperate amps?

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    Re: What amp? :)

    You're stuck with wiring that sub to either 0.5 ohms or 2 ohms. I'd wire it to 2 ohms and run it on a JBL GTO-1001EZ, and get a different amp for the speakers. That amp isn't too big, it's easy to tune, and it is underrated. There are lots of other amps that will do the job, but I recommend you do not try to run an amp at 0.5 ohms. You're not ready for it.




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    Re: What amp? :)

    well i havent ordered the q yet. i could get the dual 2 ohm if need be.




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    Re: What amp? :)

    Get the d2 sub. Then your amp will depend on your budget. Being that the fi sub I'd underrated. I'd get a 1500 rms amp




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    Re: What amp? :)

    ok. the budget for an amp is $200. Keep in mind i only have stock electrical but i will do the big 3 to my electrical system.




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    Re: What amp? :)

    Quote Originally Posted by Jam1e View Post
    ok. the budget for an amp is $200. Keep in mind i only have stock electrical but i will do the big 3 to my electrical system.
    Ppi bk 1800




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    Cadence A7HC



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    Quote Originally Posted by mylows10 View Post
    Ppi bk 1800
    and go with the D2 sub? that amp puts out 1800 at 1 ohm wouldnt that be a bit too much power?




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    Re: What amp? :)

    Ppi 1800 Is a great budget amp for that sub.



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    Re: What amp? :)

    Quote Originally Posted by Popwarhomie View Post
    Ppi 1800 Is a great budget amp for that sub.
    alright thanks, but now what about the d1 or d2 coil config on the Q. To match the ppi 1800 that is.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Jam1e View Post
    alright thanks, but now what about the d1 or d2 coil config on the Q. To match the ppi 1800 that is.
    D2 coils if buying 1 sub




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    Re: What amp? :)

    alright thanks. appreciate all the help. just a quick side question now. Does anyone know any experienced box builders on this forum?




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    Quote Originally Posted by Popwarhomie View Post
    Ppi 1800 Is a great budget amp for that sub.
    Cadence A7HC would crush the PPi in the quality and SQ arena.



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    Quote Originally Posted by whitedragon551 View Post
    Cadence A7HC would crush the PPi in the quality and SQ arena.
    but it is it a $200 amp?




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    Quote Originally Posted by Jam1e View Post
    but it is it a $200 amp?
    You can find them for that price in great used condition.



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