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    This amp too powerful for these speakers ?

    a guy from Crutchfield told me I would fry these speakers with this amp :

    Infinity Reference 7540a .... 139 watts RMS x 4 at 2 ohms

    powering :

    four Infinity Kappa 63.7i 6-1/2" 3-way car speakers
    2-ohm impedance
    power range: 2-75 watts RMS (225 watts peak power)

    suggestions ??







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    Re: This amp too powerful for these speakers ?

    Not if you set the gains properly...




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    Re: This amp too powerful for these speakers ?

    well, can I feed the speakers the full 139 watt RMS and not worry about them getting destroyed ?




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    Re: This amp too powerful for these speakers ?

    Quote Originally Posted by fonyx
    well, can I feed the speakers the full 139 watt RMS and not worry about them getting destroyed ?
    and the answer is...
    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Frost
    if you set the gains properly...



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    Re: This amp too powerful for these speakers ?

    Maybe, maybe not. Depends on the install; if the doors aren't very well sealed, probably not.

    My point was you don't need to run the amp at full tilt boogie...




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    Re: This amp too powerful for these speakers ?

    Ok, lets say I do run this setup for example, with 8 gauge wires, would I need a capacitor ?




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    Re: This amp too powerful for these speakers ?

    Quote Originally Posted by fonyx
    Ok, lets say I do run this setup for example, with 8 gauge wires, would I need a capacitor ?
    no




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    Re: This amp too powerful for these speakers ?

    no.




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    Re: This amp too powerful for these speakers ?

    Thanks for all the replies, I'm new to car audio and trying to gain as much knowledge as possible.

    cheers




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    Re: This amp too powerful for these speakers ?

    Quote Originally Posted by fonyx
    Thanks for all the replies, I'm new to car audio and trying to gain as much knowledge as possible.

    cheers

    Then you came to the wrong place..........errr, wait


    And, as everyone else said.....set your gains conservatively and listen for the speakers to begin stressing and you should be good to go.

    And no a cap is not necessary.




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    Re: This amp too powerful for these speakers ?

    If you had this amp and a Audiobahn 8000t

    Would a 4 gauge setup with a 1 fared capacitor be enough?

    Or are the big 3 gonna need to make an appearence.

    Blinking lights are annoying.....




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    Re: This amp too powerful for these speakers ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thewizozz
    If you had this amp and a Audiobahn 8000t

    Would a 4 gauge setup with a 1 fared capacitor be enough?

    Or are the big 3 gonna need to make an appearence.

    Blinking lights are annoying.....
    you could try making your own thread first.

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