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    2nd attempt at strapling two amps with dual 4ohm subs. Wiring question?

    I got two kx 1200.1 amps. They are each 1 ohm stable. I got two kicker l7 15's dual 4 ohm subs. They were wired both to 1 amp like this. Option 1. Subwoofer Wiring Diagrams, Two 4 ohm Dual Voice Coil (DVC) Speakers.
    How would i wire them to 2 strapped amps? Im trying to figure this out while i upgrade some previous electrical issues, so maybe ill be able to do this sometime this week. Thanks







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    Re: 2nd attempt at strapling two amps with dual 4ohm subs. Wiring question?

    They're both 1 ohm stable, but when strapped they become one amp that is 2 ohm stable. If box rise brings it up to 2 ohms you should be fine with proper electrical. Otherwise, you'll have to wire at 4 ohms with those subs. At least I'm pretty sure that's correct. let someone else confirm as I've never strapped amps before.



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    Re: 2nd attempt at strapling two amps with dual 4ohm subs. Wiring question?

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    This picture should be pretty self explanatory.
    * The slave takes the "-" connection(s)
    * The master takes the "+" connection(s)
    * The "-" terminals of the amps are hooked together.

    You don't need to use both sets of "+" on the amps. They are there for flexibility. While you should always connect both "-" terminals on the amps together using large wire as general procedure it is not absolutely necessary to use both sets of "+" terminals. They are connected together internally in parallel.



    The master amplifier gets the input from the head-unit and a mono RCA from "BR Out" connected. The slave amplifier ONLY gets "BR In" connected from the master. ALL controls are handled on the master, setting anything on the slave is not necessary.




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    Re: 2nd attempt at strapling two amps with dual 4ohm subs. Wiring question?

    That wiring looks sweet. But haha. Wouldn't know how to do it!




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    Re: 2nd attempt at strapling two amps with dual 4ohm subs. Wiring question?

    strapping is amp specific..........




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    Re: 2nd attempt at strapling two amps with dual 4ohm subs. Wiring question?

    Find the manual for the KX1200.1 amplifier, READ. Simple.



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    Re: 2nd attempt at strapling two amps with dual 4ohm subs. Wiring question?

    BTW, 2ohm is the lowest recommended when strapped.



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    Re: 2nd attempt at strapling two amps with dual 4ohm subs. Wiring question?

    ugh AGAIN. wtf




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    Re: 2nd attempt at strapling two amps with dual 4ohm subs. Wiring question?

    oh i already have the manual on how to strap the amps. i just dont know how to wire the subs. like inside the box. lol




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    Re: 2nd attempt at strapling two amps with dual 4ohm subs. Wiring question?

    Quote Originally Posted by marquisbrah View Post
    oh i already have the manual on how to strap the amps. i just dont know how to wire the subs. like inside the box. lol
    You can only wire them to 1 or 4ohm... 1ohm strapped is probably asking for trouble. 4ohm, well, thats not enough power. You're better off selling your amps and getting one amp that is 1 ohm stable if you're set on running those subs.



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    Re: 2nd attempt at strapling two amps with dual 4ohm subs. Wiring question?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mitch86 View Post
    You can only wire them to 1 or 4ohm... 1ohm strapped is probably asking for trouble. 4ohm, well, thats not enough power. You're better off selling your amps and getting one amp that is 1 ohm stable if you're set on running those subs.
    oh i see....this makes sense.well my each of my amps is 1ohm stable. they are 1200w/2400 peak. so would wiring both to one amp be the best i could possibly do with these subs?




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