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    Wiring subs to box

    This might be a really stupid question but I'm a newbie to this stuff so hopefully you'll cut me a little slack. I just got my box but am a little confused about how to wire them from my box to the amp. I have a mono amp so to wire my subs in parallel do I connect the + from the amp to the +'s of each terminal on the box and the same with the -'s or do I connect the + from one terminal on the box to the + on the other side of the box and then from that one to the + on the amp and the same with the negative. If this is a really dumb question I apologise so your patience is appreciated, thanks.







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    Re: Wiring subs to box

    what amp and type of subs are you using? and what ohm are the subs ( might have to take one out of the box to see.)




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    Re: Wiring subs to box

    its an mtx mono 2ohm amp and the subs are two jlw3 4 ohm subs that I want to wire in parallel. the box has a terminal cup for each sub so I'm just a little confused on how to wire them in parallel. do i have to wire positive to positive from one speaker to the next then a single wire from one of those to the positive on the amp, or can I just wire it from the positive on the amp to each positive on each sub?




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    Re: Wiring subs to box

    Quote Originally Posted by jharijan View Post
    its an mtx mono 2ohm amp and the subs are two jlw3 4 ohm subs that I want to wire in parallel. the box has a terminal cup for each sub so I'm just a little confused on how to wire them in parallel. do i have to wire positive to positive from one speaker to the next then a single wire from one of those to the positive on the amp, or can I just wire it from the positive on the amp to each positive on each sub?
    What is the amp's model number? It may be internally bridged which will make this much easier.



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    Re: Wiring subs to box

    run wires from both cups like normal, positive and negative, run both positives into pos terminal on amp and both negs into neg terminal on amp. thats the easiest for you. don't bother jumping from cup to cup



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    Re: Wiring subs to box

    Quote Originally Posted by TNTR70 View Post
    run wires from both cups like normal, positive and negative, run both positives into pos terminal on amp and both negs into neg terminal on amp. thats the easiest for you. don't bother jumping from cup to cup
    cool, that way they'll still be wired in parallel right?




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    Re: Wiring subs to box

    Quote Originally Posted by jharijan View Post
    cool, that way they'll still be wired in parallel right?


    yup.



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    Re: Wiring subs to box

    thanks for the info




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    Re: Wiring subs to box

    no problem...now go wake up the neighbors with it......



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    Re: Wiring subs to box

    Unfortunately I do not know the frequency of my ported box, anyone know a way to find that out, or if not how to set the subsonic setting on my amp without that information?




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