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    HELP WIRING 2 amps and 2 DVC subs

    ok..i have 2 pioneer DVC 4 ohm subwoofers. they're rated at 350RMS. i also have a pioneer GM-5100T and GM-5000T rated at around 350rms X 1 @ 4 ohms.... bridged i'm assuming.. so what do you think i should do...i'm stumped. should i just sell them then get one mono amp that's 1 ohm capable? please help.. thanks







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    Re: HELP WIRING 2 amps and 2 DVC subs

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    ok..i have 2 pioneer DVC 4 ohm subwoofers. they're rated at 350RMS. i also have a pioneer GM-5100T and GM-5000T rated at around 350rms X 1 @ 4 ohms.... bridged i'm assuming.. so what do you think i should do...i'm stumped. should i just sell them then get one mono amp that's 1 ohm capable? please help.. thanks
    try to find a mono




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    Re: HELP WIRING 2 amps and 2 DVC subs

    Yes, sell them and buy a mono.



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    Re: HELP WIRING 2 amps and 2 DVC subs

    ok...how much RMS is enough???




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    Re: HELP WIRING 2 amps and 2 DVC subs

    Somewhere around 700-1000 watts at 1 or 4 ohms




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    Re: HELP WIRING 2 amps and 2 DVC subs

    ok thanks...wouldn't it be better to have a 4 ohm load?




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    Re: HELP WIRING 2 amps and 2 DVC subs

    I can't think of any reason 700w at 4 ohms is inherently better than 700w at 1.

    mono amps are generally designed to produce optimal power at a lower impedance than 4 ohms.

    I'm sure you can find a mono that will DO ~700w at 4, but you'll have to pay out the ears because it will probably be intended for ~1000w at 2 or ~1500 @ 1.




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    Re: HELP WIRING 2 amps and 2 DVC subs

    You could easily find a Class A/B 2-channel that will do 800 watts or so at 4 ohms. And it wouldn't have to break the bank.

    Tell us what your budget is and we can make some suggestions.



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    Re: HELP WIRING 2 amps and 2 DVC subs

    the main advantage of a mono/class D over a 2 ch a/b would be a little less stress to your car's charging system, but unless you're driving an older car or you listen to bass at full volume all the time you're probably fine either way.




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    Re: HELP WIRING 2 amps and 2 DVC subs

    i will probably be listening to bass all the time...




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    Re: HELP WIRING 2 amps and 2 DVC subs

    i'd like to spend 100 or less




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    Re: HELP WIRING 2 amps and 2 DVC subs

    i thought by runnning an amp at 4ohms instead of 1ohm is that it works less harder and gets less harder?




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