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    Should I tunr my amp the rest of the way up in power?

    I have an Alpine 700 watt class D amp pushing two 10inch Rockford Fosgate P2 PUNCH subs. I have a low pass X-Over hooked up the the amp. Should i turn the power the rest of the way up?I have just over 3/4 of the way for the power and the gain, and the subs dont show any sign of distorting. (i dont remember if i made a post of the same sort or not so ill make this one again). I was just wondering. Thanks


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    Re: Should I tunr my amp the rest of the way up in power?

    I would say No. But it all depends on what preamp voltage your amp is rated for and how much preamp voltage it is receiving from the headunit or crossover (if it is an electronic crossover with preamp outs on it).

    My headunit puts out a max of 6v so my amps dont get turned up very much, maybe a 1/4 of the way at the most depending on the amp.

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    Re: Should I tunr my amp the rest of the way up in power?

    turn the amp up until it starts to distort, then turn it down a notch, if it dosent distort at all then i guess its ok to turn it all the way up, peace


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