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    Running subs in parallel?

    If i were to wire my subs in parallel from 4 ohm to 2, and if my amp was 2 ohm stable, would running my subs in parallel make them hit harder?







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    Re: Running subs in parallel?

    Originally posted by Justinh722
    If i were to wire my subs in parallel from 4 ohm to 2, and if my amp was 2 ohm stable, would running my subs in parallel make them hit harder?
    if you play with the wires, that's raising the output of your subs...
    i don't think anysort of wiring would raise the handling capacity of a speaker... your AMPS would hit harder, I should think....

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    As I understand it.. your amp puts out more power at 2 ohm than at 4 (in general, not all amps do this).. but it has to be 2 ohm stable or it will shutdown or melt.. since you get more power from 2 ohm, your subs will be getting more power (and hitting harder, unless they blow)..

    The amp will run hotter as well.. just so you know..




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    so i have a rockford 250.2 and it says its 62.5 watts at 4 ohms 125 watts at 2 ohms does this mean its 2 ohm stable if it says how much power it is running at 2 ohms?




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    Originally posted by Justinh722
    so i have a rockford 250.2 and it says its 62.5 watts at 4 ohms 125 watts at 2 ohms does this mean its 2 ohm stable if it says how much power it is running at 2 ohms?
    yes, it is 2 ohm (stereo) stable...

    if you ran 2 channels (i.e. two speakers linked to the left and right terminals), that'd be 125watts to EACH channel...

    hmm, if it was 2 ohm mono stable, then you'd have about 250watts in one channel...

    tell you what, why not got o RF's webiste, go to RFtech and library archive...

    get your user's manual... it's stated specifically what yor amps can handle...

    That's how I found ALL my RF product manuals again~



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