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    One 12 or Two 12's

    I picked up an audioque 1200d amp and ive got 2 12" type R's (dual 2's) and im wondering whether to run one or both. if i were to run one, it would be wired at 1 ohm somewhere in the 900 watt range (possibly less) and if i were to run both, it would be wired at 2 ohms at about 400 watts each.

    ive got a 98 honda prelude, so pretty small trunk. i was wondering what you guys think. my friend has 2 10" kicker cvr's (i think) but i dono what amp he is running. he seems to brag about it a bit at school, and i wanna shut his mouth would the one sub work? or should i still run both? and what is the difference really between running one or two, in my case?







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    Re: One 12 or Two 12's

    two= twice the cone area.
    Hmmm



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    Re: One 12 or Two 12's

    Quote Originally Posted by Vossy View Post
    two= twice the cone area.
    Hmmm
    Except cone are is not the sole determining factor in displacement/output potential. That being said, running both will give you twice the motors to absorb power/heat and reduce power compression (not that it will be a huge factor at that power level) and give you room for upgrading amplifiers later.



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    Re: One 12 or Two 12's

    If you have the air space required I would definately run both....




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    Re: One 12 or Two 12's

    yea both over one...what amp do you have op?




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    Re: One 12 or Two 12's

    he has aq1200d

    I say run both at 2ohm...down the line if you upgrade your electrical, run it at .5



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    Re: One 12 or Two 12's

    Quote Originally Posted by kr15 View Post
    he has aq1200d

    I say run both at 2ohm...down the line if you upgrade your electrical, run it at .5
    i havent had any experience with their amps but they say they are not stable at .5 ohms and i wouldnt run them that low unless they say they are able to do it...




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    Re: One 12 or Two 12's

    Nah I don't wanna go any less than 1 ohm. I'm just worried about trunk space.




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    Re: One 12 or Two 12's

    i hear they can run at .5 with good electrical...




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    Re: One 12 or Two 12's

    Quote Originally Posted by salas868 View Post
    i hear they can run at .5 with good electrical...

    I can not confirm......nor deny this statement




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    Re: One 12 or Two 12's

    good electrical or not i would never run a .5 as a daily setup.




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    Re: One 12 or Two 12's

    should of picke dup a 2 ohm amp

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    id run one ported if i was you. your not going to fit 2 r's ported and sealed they will be starving for power specifically sealed as its less efficient.




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    Re: One 12 or Two 12's

    two 10's on 800 watts. LOL





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    Re: One 12 or Two 12's

    so am i going to notice a difference between the two setups? the car is a daily driver and im not looking for mind numbing bass but i listen to mainly rap and hip hop so i still wanna be able to hit pretty good, ya know?




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    Re: One 12 or Two 12's

    also am i looking to go ported or sealed? does trunk space play any part in or or the other? i listen to mainly rap, so i was thinking ported.




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