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    should i run 2 mono amps to 2 12's or 1 two channel amp?

    im gonna get 2 alpine swe-1241 subs, the rms is 200 and peak is 600. im gonna look in to building my own box, which amp should i use? thanks







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    Re: should i run 2 mono amps to 2 12's or 1 two channel amp?

    1 mono amp. Not two. What is your budget?



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    Re: should i run 2 mono amps to 2 12's or 1 two channel amp?

    not more than 250.00, i could get a profile 400watt mono for 80.00, i was thinking run one to each. why not 2? thannks




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    Re: should i run 2 mono amps to 2 12's or 1 two channel amp?

    sorry i just saw your post when u posted it, if your looking to bang pretty hard i have 2 m3 12" memphis with a box special tuned for them, they will def. hit harder than the alpine type S, but if your on a budget i would just get a mono amp that pushes around 400 at 2ohms, 2 amps will be to much of a load on your stock system if u haven't upgraded, hmmm i have an audiobahn amp that is laying around, only thing wrong with it is the one of the output rca plugs is missing, how bout i can give you the m3 12"s the box and the audiobahn amp for 230, the audiobahn i will throw in. if u haven't yet bought the type S



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    Re: should i run 2 mono amps to 2 12's or 1 two channel amp?

    Quote Originally Posted by bang hard
    why not 2? thannks
    Unnessary wiring and extra things to go wrong/get screwed up. Not really worth it. Just get a single mono amp.




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    Re: should i run 2 mono amps to 2 12's or 1 two channel amp?

    do you have pics?
    so defenatly a mono over a 2 channel.




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    Re: should i run 2 mono amps to 2 12's or 1 two channel amp?

    just depend on the specs of the amp and if they fit the needs of your subs, you want pics of the subs? the amp? or both and what is your e-mail, i live Near Orland Park... if u wanted to know



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    Re: should i run 2 mono amps to 2 12's or 1 two channel amp?

    Quote Originally Posted by bang hard
    will mono hit harder and deeper?
    NO




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    Re: should i run 2 mono amps to 2 12's or 1 two channel amp?

    so a 2 channel is better than a mono?




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    Re: should i run 2 mono amps to 2 12's or 1 two channel amp?

    barely used, seen about 2-3 hours of playing time, and a couple burps when i got them measured at a local shop... give me about 30 min to an hour to get those pics to you, currently making an amp rack......



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    Re: should i run 2 mono amps to 2 12's or 1 two channel amp?

    Quote Originally Posted by bang hard
    so a 2 channel is better than a mono?

    it all depends on your application. If you need an amp that is stable at a lower ohm load than 4 ohms (bridged) than the two channel is probably not for you. Most two channels, when bridged, cannot drop to a lower ohm load. While most mono amps can go down to at least 2 ohms, and some even lower than that (.5 ohms).




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    Re: should i run 2 mono amps to 2 12's or 1 two channel amp?

    The box makes the sub hit hard and low, the amp just supplies the gas to do it. If your subs are single 4 ohm voice coils and handle 200w rms, find yourself a mono sub amp that makes between 350 - 550 watts rms of power. A favorite of mine is the Concept CA525M.

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    Re: should i run 2 mono amps to 2 12's or 1 two channel amp?

    i have a kicker 500.2 if u want it for 250 it is 250rms by 2



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