View Full Version : kicker dvc sub wiring to a 2 channel amp help!!!!

05-02-2013, 03:47 PM
i have a kicker cvr 12" 4ohm dvc sub rated at 400watts rms. is it ok to wire the sub in parallel to get the 2ohm load into a 2 channel amp that gives 400watts rms at 2ohms each channel but using only one of the channels?

05-02-2013, 03:50 PM
what is the wattage of the amp bridged?

05-02-2013, 03:57 PM
bridged its at 400rms at 4ohms. if i do it bridged id have to wire in series giving 8ohms to the amp so therefore ill only be getting half of power when bridged :(

05-02-2013, 04:01 PM
I wonder if you can put each voice coil to a channel, each of those voice coils are 2ohm? unfortunately i cannot help

05-02-2013, 04:05 PM
thanks for responding tho, i still want to know if i can wire the sub to a 2 channel amp but using only 1 of the channels... is it safe?

05-02-2013, 10:29 PM
Wrong section brutha. But yes, you can wire the sub @ 2 ohm to one channel. Depending on what amp it is you might even be able to run it at 2 ohm bridged though I doubt it...