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    can u wire a 4 ohm solobaric L7 to 1 ohm?

    can u wire a 4 ohm solobaric L7 to 1 ohm? cause i was thinkin bout get 15" L7 and a hifonics brutus BX1000D and wirein it to 1 ohm







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    Re: can u wire a 4 ohm solobaric L7 to 1 ohm?

    i was messin around with a dual 4 ohm sub one day, and wierd enough, if you series BOTH coils, then go out to the amp, you get a 1 ohm load. Eh, my meter was probably messed up....**** radio shack meters..




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    Re: can u wire a 4 ohm solobaric L7 to 1 ohm?

    No. You will need a dual 2 ohm sub and wire it in parallel for a 1 ohm load.



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    Re: can u wire a 4 ohm solobaric L7 to 1 ohm?

    Quote Originally Posted by havoc06
    i was messin around with a dual 4 ohm sub one day, and wierd enough, if you series BOTH coils, then go out to the amp, you get a 1 ohm load. Eh, my meter was probably messed up....**** radio shack meters..
    The exact impedence of the voice coils varies, and may be closer to 3.5 or something rather than 4.0 flat, so it's possible to end up with close to 1ohm. For example, the W7's voice coils are listed as 3ohm, yet they're actually closer to 2.6ohm.



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    Re: can u wire a 4 ohm solobaric L7 to 1 ohm?

    Parallel drops the impedance and series increases the impedance. A 4 ohm L7 wired in parallel will drop it down to around 1 ohm. The problem with one ohm amps is they are overworked and wear out earlier than a four ohm bridged amp. But what ever floats your boat is your concern.



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    Re: can u wire a 4 ohm solobaric L7 to 1 ohm?

    Quote Originally Posted by diplexers
    Parallel drops the impedance and series increases the impedance. A 4 ohm L7 wired in parallel will drop it down to around 1 ohm. The problem with one ohm amps is they are overworked and wear out earlier than a four ohm bridged amp. But what ever floats your boat is your concern.
    Ummm, youre an idiot.

    L7's are either dual 4 ohm or dual 2 ohm. Since he said 4 ohm we assumed dual 4 ohm. Dual 4 ohm subs can be wired at either 2 ohm or 8 ohms. Now, if he had 2 of them, then he could get a 1 ohm load.




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    Re: can u wire a 4 ohm solobaric L7 to 1 ohm?

    Who's the idiot? A DVC 4 ohm sub in this industry refers to dual 2 ohm coils. Why do you think when someone sells a DVC sub and calls it a four ohm sub it says dual 2 ohms on the specs? :hilarious



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    Re: can u wire a 4 ohm solobaric L7 to 1 ohm?

    you said it could wire to a 1 ohm load in an earlier post




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    Re: can u wire a 4 ohm solobaric L7 to 1 ohm?

    If its a dual 2 ohm sub, it will drop to 1 ohm wired parallel. 2 ohms+2ohms in parallel equals 1 ohm. 2 ohms divided buy two loads bridged equals 1 ohm.



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    Re: can u wire a 4 ohm solobaric L7 to 1 ohm?

    Quote Originally Posted by diplexers
    If its a dual 2 ohm sub, it will drop to 1 ohm wired parallel. 2 ohms+2ohms in parallel equals 1 ohm. 2 ohms divided buy two loads bridged equals 1 ohm.
    His sub is not dual 2 ohm, it's dual 4 ohm, meaning it has two 4 ohm voice coils(hence "dual"). At least thats what we assume because he didnt say "dual", he just said 4 ohm

    Oh, and nobody in the industry that i know would call a dual 2 ohm sub just a 4 ohm sub, if they did people would think it is a SVC 4 ohm sub. And anyways, why would you call a dual 2 ohm sub a 4 ohm sub? A dual 2 ohm sub can be either 1 or 4, it would be stupid to call it a 4 ohm sub.




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    Re: can u wire a 4 ohm solobaric L7 to 1 ohm?

    When companies sell Comp VR's or L7's on the internet, they call them 4 ohm speakers, even though they are DVC. Then you look at the specs on the website and it says"Dual 2 ohm coils, hence 4 ohm sub. The problem is assuming, why are we even arguing when we both know that dual 2's in parallel is 1 ohm? Feel the love.



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    Re: can u wire a 4 ohm solobaric L7 to 1 ohm?

    Quote Originally Posted by diplexers
    When companies sell Comp VR's or L7's on the internet, they call them 4 ohm speakers, even though they are DVC. Then you look at the specs on the website and it says"Dual 2 ohm coils, hence 4 ohm sub. The problem is assuming, why are we even arguing when we both know that dual 2's in parallel is 1 ohm? Feel the love.
    Good point. Now, if he actually told us if his sub is dual 2 or dual 4, that would be nice. :thumbsup




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    Re: can u wire a 4 ohm solobaric L7 to 1 ohm?

    I've never seen a website label a dual 2 ohm sub as simply 4 ohm.



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    Re: can u wire a 4 ohm solobaric L7 to 1 ohm?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gauntlet
    I've never seen a website label a dual 2 ohm sub as simply 4 ohm.
    That was my debate as well. I'm sure they are out there somewhere, but i've never personally seen one. It's almost like false advertisement.




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    Re: can u wire a 4 ohm solobaric L7 to 1 ohm?

    the reason for making dual voice coil subs is more options in your wiring. i havent seen any websites or stores or manufactures refer to a 2 ohm dvc sub as a 4 ohm sub. that would pretty much defeat the purpose of building it dvc. and defeat their marketing department as well. post a link to where you have seen this advertised at. i would like to see for myself.






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