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    So bigger amp?

    Well sent my gains with a Oscope today and got distortion at 30v. ( had the amp set at 40 volts with DMM glad I scoped it). I went onto 12volt and plugged in my results and got 1000 watts. Is that right? These 2 Sa-12 can way louder then right? The amp is a MB Quart 1600.1. May run a AB ph4000 if I get a new amp. Oh decisions decisions...







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    Re: So bigger amp?

    What model quart?




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    Re: So bigger amp?

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    what model quart?
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    Re: So bigger amp?

    Well, I just found out about bridging, Wonder if my amp is capable of doing that.




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    Re: So bigger amp?

    You can't bridge a mono block amp. 1000 watts is plenty for daily for a sundown.




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    You can't bridge a mono block amp
    Yea that's what I thought but it has 4 speaker outputs which is why I thought I could.




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    Re: So bigger amp?

    I use the think the same. They just made it easier to hook up multiple subs that's all




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    Re: So bigger amp?

    Even the onyx quart should be putting out more than just a little over half rated before clipping. What does your power situation look like? I assume you have D4 sa 12's. What box are you working with? Better to see exactly where you are at before we chime in bigger amp




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    Re: So bigger amp?

    Well 1000 watts is over half. The car is a 2011 F150 all stock with 0 gauge wire. The box is a 4Ft^3 ported box to 34 Hz.




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    Re: So bigger amp?

    Just seen your'e running two sa 12's then yeah I would get a bigger amp some where between 2000-3000 watts. Those sa 12's can handle some power.




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    Re: So bigger amp?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerm1400 View Post
    Just seen your'e running two sa 12's then yeah I would get a bigger amp some where between 2000-3000 watts. Those sa 12's can handle some power.
    Hell yea they can. They are barely moving now. Wonder how much louder a bigger amp would be?




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    Quote Originally Posted by Jerm1400 View Post
    Just seen your'e running two sa 12's then yeah I would get a bigger amp some where between 2000-3000 watts. Those sa 12's can handle some power.
    Hell yea they can. They are barely moving now. Wonder how much louder a bigger amp would be?




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    Re: So bigger amp?

    What does your voltage look like at the amp running full tilt? How/where did you ground? 62% of rated power is less than what these are known for doing. Once again a little over half. What is your source for your signal?




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    Re: So bigger amp?

    Quote Originally Posted by garychoffmann View Post
    What does your voltage look like at the amp running full tilt? How/where did you ground? 62% of rated power is less than what these are known for doing. Once again a little over half. What is your source for your signal?
    Ground behind the seat. Tested it and it check out. Been I awhile since I tested it the voltage drop but it wasn't much. My truck has a big alternator already and the previous owner got a big battery put in. The signal is the Stock HU Bluetooth'ed to a tablet.




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    Re: So bigger amp?

    Quote Originally Posted by Pyrofan View Post
    Hell yea they can. They are barely moving now. Wonder how much louder a bigger amp would be?
    A lot louder! I have two American Bass TNT 12's in a sealed box 2FT^3 box on 300 watts each and my rear view mirror fell off




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