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    Wire me stupid

    I just picked up a sundown audio sae 1500 to run my sundown audio sa12 rev 3 d2 and right now have them wired bridged ran in series parellel. I feel like i have them wired all wrong and am not getting the full power of what this amp can do. Am i right or am i wrong...that im wrong?







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    Re: Wire me stupid

    1 ohm final load/impedance? How do you know your sub isn't slamming? What type of enclosure is it in?

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    Re: Wire me stupid

    whats bridged?? and how do you have a d2 sub wired series - parallel ?? a d2 sub wired in parallel to the amp will be a 1 ohm load.



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    Re: Wire me stupid

    Youre either at .5 ohms or 2 ohms provided you have 2 subs. Guessing 2 ohms by ur description.
    You cant get full power unless u run it at 5 ohms, which the amp isnt rated for.



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    Re: Wire me stupid

    Quote Originally Posted by gotgixers View Post
    whats bridged?? and how do you have a d2 sub wired series - parallel ?? a d2 sub wired in parallel to the amp will be a 1 ohm load.
    I *think* he has 2, hard to tell



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    Re: Wire me stupid

    You don't bridge a mono amp and it's either series or parallel not both.




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    Re: Wire me stupid

    yeah if u have 2 u shoulda got d4 subs..



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    Re: Wire me stupid

    Well it kinda matters whether or not OP has one or two subs

    also what the heck is series parallel



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    Re: Wire me stupid

    Series parallel is when you have the subs in series and vc's in parallel, or vice versa



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    Re: Wire me stupid

    Quote Originally Posted by Mayhem View Post
    Well it kinda matters whether or not OP has one or two subs

    also what the heck is series parallel
    If you don't know what series/parallel is you should not be giving advice... that's car stereo 101... lol!



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    Quote Originally Posted by shredder1 View Post
    If you don't know what series/parallel is you should not be giving advice... that's car stereo 101... lol!
    Idk why but it went over my head.
    Had to see a picture of the diagram and remembered.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shredder1 View Post
    If you don't know what series/parallel is you should not be giving advice... that's car stereo 101... lol!
    Was gonna say something but eh...it's just more complex wiring.



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