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    How to match amp with your subs

    Ok so I have four 12inch alpine type R's 500 rms 1000 peak wired in parallel at 2 ohms how big of an amp (in terms of watts) should i have?







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    Re: How to match amp with your subs

    ~2000w, wouldn't go more than 2500w.




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    Re: How to match amp with your subs

    I had 1500 on 2 12" R's and they handled it like it was nothing.



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    Re: How to match amp with your subs

    Quote Originally Posted by dross93ranger View Post
    I had 1500 on 2 12" R's and they handled it like it was nothing.
    That's weird considering I ran one off an MRP1000 @ 750w a piece and they got a little stinky and you could hear the tinsels slap and it sounded like garbage. I'd never give a Type R over 600w daily. Sure Thermally they can handle it but they are just cheap woofers.




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    Re: How to match amp with your subs

    The ones I ran were the swr-1243D's. They never got stinky and sounded great off 1500. These are the 600W rms type r's



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    Re: How to match amp with your subs

    Quote Originally Posted by ProductOfSound View Post
    That's weird considering I ran one off an MRP1000 @ 750w a piece and they got a little stinky and you could hear the tinsels slap and it sounded like garbage. I'd never give a Type R over 600w daily. Sure Thermally they can handle it but they are just cheap woofers.
    Agreed.




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    Re: How to match amp with your subs

    find an amplifier that does 2k @ 2 ohms. at the most, or anything less than that that you'd prefer.



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    Re: How to match amp with your subs

    Quote Originally Posted by dross93ranger View Post
    The ones I ran were the swr-1243D's. They never got stinky and sounded great off 1500. These are the 600W rms type r's
    this..... my friend had the 15" typer-r and was feeding it around 1200 or 1300rms daily for about a year and a half(a sundown saz-1500 set with dmm), sub still works and and pounds. he was doing 146.5db average with it. it just sits in his garage now, he upgraded to a American bass hd-15 and runs a soundstream dtr 3400 now



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