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    Help running 4 speakers on a 2 channel amp!

    I'm running 2 front alpine speakers and 2 rear alpine speakers to a 2 channel kenwood amp and I get sound out of all the speakers but for some odd reason I can't hear certain sounds out of songs(example: snares switching between left and right speakers). All my positive and negative wires are hooked up correctly. I don't know if I need a crossover of some sort and if I do which kind because I'm not too familiar with how they work.

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    Re: Help running 4 speakers on a 2 channel amp!

    Do u have it of hpf or lpf

    Also if u r hooking up 4 speakers u need a 4ch p. That could be or 1st problem



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    Re: Help running 4 speakers on a 2 channel amp!

    Yes, a four channel would work better.
    Your crossovers may have something to do, need a 80hz hpf on your speakers, set it on the amp or head unit.

    Also, all your speakers playing the same frequencies and depending on how loud your listening could be the reason as to why you have loss of detail.

    What speakers? You may need to upgrade them.

    Are they coaxial? Do you have tweeters?

    There are many reasons for loss of detail. Your fronts and rears playing the same frequencies being one of the main ones.

    You probably have alot of distortion.
    Are you running the speakers in stereo or mono...



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    Re: Help running 4 speakers on a 2 channel amp!

    It only gives me the option of LPF or off and when I put it on LPF it just sounds like nothing but bass.




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    Re: Help running 4 speakers on a 2 channel amp!

    Turn it off and find hpf on your head unit and set it to 80hz.



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