Re: Subs in Home Audio Use
Yes it is possible. Two ways basically you can get a power converter that drops the 110V or whatever to 12-14 volts. Second way is just to use your subs/speakers. Just remember most car speakers are 4 ohms, and most Home stereos are 8 ohms.
What's the best way to provide power to the amp?
Do PC power supplies work?
I would not use a pc power supply!!!
It is basically just a power converter that will "adjust" the voltage down to car voltage.
What about using a car battery and battery charger?
Bad...You dont need either of those. Power converters work great, and I never had a problem with mine.
If you use a car battery and charger, how long will your sub run before the battery is dead (how fast does the charger charge)?
Depends on batter size, wattage of stereo, and how loud you are running it. I would say anyhwere from a couple minutes to 3 hours or so. IMO.
What about using a home amp?
You can get a large receiver like I have, and use that to power, but remember the ohm loads. I had my 10 inch infinitys running off of my Pioneer/Denon receivers.
Where can you find them?
Ebay is the way.
Why are more of them more expensive than even car amps?
I dont really know, I have some ideas, but not sure.
Alpine Car Alarm for $14.00 installed (Workin at CC)
More subs than my car can handle (Four)
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