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    How to hook up (2) 4 channel amps for interiors?

    I'm ordering my rca's now and I need to know what to get. How do I hook both 4 channels up. Do I just run a normal 4 channel rca to the rear and then a rca out of the amp to the other amp. My ppi pc4400 only has a 1 left and 1 right output...I'm confused, shouldn't there be 4 output to send signal for all 4 channels







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    Re: How to hook up (2) 4 channel amps for interiors?

    ttt......do I use interconnects? Not sure....




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    Re: How to hook up (2) 4 channel amps for interiors?

    wtf you need 8 channels for?



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    Re: How to hook up (2) 4 channel amps for interiors?

    I'm bridging my pc4400 to 200x2 for one set of rsd comps, and then my eclipse xa4000 will run another set of rsd comps and my rear coaxs.




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    Re: How to hook up (2) 4 channel amps for interiors?

    so run a single 4ch and use splitters. you are gonna have to use splitters either way because no HU has 8 pre-outs.

    or buy 2ch amps



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    Re: How to hook up (2) 4 channel amps for interiors?

    Quote Originally Posted by da box king View Post
    I'm bridging my pc4400 to 200x2 for one set of rsd comps, and then my eclipse xa4000 will run another set of rsd comps and my rear coaxs.
    so you are doing two set's of RSD's up front? and coaxils in the rear????

    just get a nice 4 ch amp make sure the front channels (1-2) can be bridged at 2 ohms
    wire the front set of comps down to 2 ohms
    run the rears stereo at 4ohm's of channel (3-4)

    use 4ch rca's so you can at least get stereo sound out of the set up..

    or

    2ch amp the front's and run the rear coaxils of the rear outputs of the deck..


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    Re: How to hook up (2) 4 channel amps for interiors?

    Yes I have 2 sets of rsd's, and was going to use them up front. One in the kick and the other in the door. My Pioneer revs will be the rear fill.
    ..Will it be fine to wire the rsd's to 2 ohm, they are a 4 ohm speaker, I just never did that to an interior. Or I could use my PPI pc4400 and put an underrated 50x4 @ 4ohm to the set of rsd's in the doors and also power my rears.
    ...and then I could get a nice 2 channel amp to run the one set out the the kicks and give them about 125 a piece....
    I'm trying to make this simple, and what are or where can I get splitters. I think the 2 channels would be nice, but can I do it?

    Otherwise I will sell my pc4400 and buy a sundown 4 channel or somethin.....Thanks for the help




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    Bumpity...bump....bein impacient but I gotsa lot if ish to order




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    Re: How to hook up (2) 4 channel amps for interiors?

    ttt




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    Re: How to hook up (2) 4 channel amps for interiors?

    ttt again....what should I do?




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    Re: How to hook up (2) 4 channel amps for interiors?

    you can run at 2 ohms if the amp can handle it. just set the gains accordingly.



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    Re: How to hook up (2) 4 channel amps for interiors?

    use the female/male splitters. Get 4 of them. What they do is basically give you twice the rca's without having to run but 1 pair.

    they look like this

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    Re: How to hook up (2) 4 channel amps for interiors?

    Would running interconnects from the out on one of the amps into the other do the trick?



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    Re: How to hook up (2) 4 channel amps for interiors?

    Quote Originally Posted by jco1385 View Post
    you can run at 2 ohms if the amp can handle it. just set the gains accordingly.
    x2.

    just run 2ch rca's off the front pre-outs of ur headunit, to the 2 channel for the rsd's
    you are going to drop ur dampining factor but with 2 set's it should sound like *** to the ear. eargasum.
    then 2 ch rca's off the sub pre-out to the sub amp




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    Re: How to hook up (2) 4 channel amps for interiors?

    Ok, I could that....but...I got 2 sets of rsd comps sitting in front of me right now, and would like to use them if I could, or do you not think 2 sets would be neccesary. I'm running 2 15" HDC3 in a trailblazer off a crossfire vr4000d, so I'm trying to get my mids and highs to keep up.

    ...could I just run a 4 channel and then get a nice 2 channel and run them off each other. Idk why but I'm not really a fan of runninf my rears off the hu, I want to send them more power with an amp if I can

    ...thx for the input too

    ..and would and interconnect work?




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