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    need help trying hook up two 12' subwoofers to a 2 channel amp down to 1 channel

    I was wondering if antbody can help me out.i have a pioneer amp gm-5200t and i have two kicker 12' comp's c12-4 4ohm 300 watts and the guy i bought them from had it bridge to one channel and i don't know how he wired the two 12's to one channel. the box is not ported and have the jack's on both sides of the box for the speaker wires. i just don't want 2 blow them can you help me out the best way i should hook them up 1 or 2 channel..i'm used 2 hooking amp's and sub's just a lil confused..i think i got a pretty good set up.. i hope so i only paid $250..4 all of it
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    Re: need help trying hook up two 12' subwoofers to a 2 channel amp down to 1 channel

    That amp is only stable @4ohm bridged. Ur speakers are single4's so you have a 2ohm load so its not going to work.

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    Re: need help trying hook up two 12' subwoofers to a 2 channel amp down to 1 channel

    just do it the easy way and run a sub to each channel. thats the best way to get the most out of that amp.



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    Re: need help trying hook up two 12' subwoofers to a 2 channel amp down to 1 channel

    i'm not 4 sure if they are 4 ohm or not so just run it as 2 channel will these sub's put out any bass..don't know 2 muck abouth the set up




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    Re: need help trying hook up two 12' subwoofers to a 2 channel amp down to 1 channel

    pull the subs out and check them over to see if there is anything labeled on it saying what it is.

    if not then use a multi meter to check the coils.



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    Re: need help trying hook up two 12' subwoofers to a 2 channel amp down to 1 channel

    U only got 125x2 they will make noise other then that IDK.



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    Re: need help trying hook up two 12' subwoofers to a 2 channel amp down to 1 channel

    i'm not trying 2 be stupid but i don't know much about kicker and pioneer amp's i just want some good bass from dem...and i'm not 4 sure if they are 4 or 8 ohm..so just run them at a 2 channel den




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    Re: need help trying hook up two 12' subwoofers to a 2 channel amp down to 1 channel

    I am pretty sure there 4ohm yep just run as a 2channel



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    Re: need help trying hook up two 12' subwoofers to a 2 channel amp down to 1 channel

    if they are 8 ohm then youll be fine running them bridged, if they are 4 then run 1 on each channel,

    take 5 mins and actually check out the equipment you have to know for sure.

    you guessing will either give you too little output, which will leave you wanting to turn the gain up and clip then eventually blow the speakers,

    or you will run it at too low of a ohm load and possibly damage subs and amp.



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    Re: need help trying hook up two 12' subwoofers to a 2 channel amp down to 1 channel

    are kicker good subs and da amp..and how much watt's per channel if i go 2 channel on that amp




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    Re: need help trying hook up two 12' subwoofers to a 2 channel amp down to 1 channel

    They are not the best but there decent. Depends on what load?



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    Re: need help trying hook up two 12' subwoofers to a 2 channel amp down to 1 channel

    see when i got da amp from him he had da amp bridged dat's y it confuses da hell ot of me...but i just did'nt know how he ran the speaker wire from the amp 2 da sub's..i'm wondering if he ran 2 speaker wires from the amp 2 each conecter




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    Re: need help trying hook up two 12' subwoofers to a 2 channel amp down to 1 channel

    I am unsure really got to know what ohm they are.



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    Re: need help trying hook up two 12' subwoofers to a 2 channel amp down to 1 channel

    but how do u run the speaker wire from da amp 2 da 2 12's if i'm runny 1 channel




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    Re: need help trying hook up two 12' subwoofers to a 2 channel amp down to 1 channel

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    but how do u run the speaker wire from da amp 2 da 2 12's if i'm runny 1 channel
    u would connect the speaker wires together then runn one set of wires to the amp.



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