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    help wiring 4 ohm speaker into 2 ohm amp

    ok so i have a Rockford Fosgate P1694 6x9 and a Rockford Fosgate T165 6 1/2
    both are 300 watts max and 150 RMs equaling 600 watts max and 300 RMS .... i would like to use a 2 channel amp , the amp is 2 ohms .... can i use this or get a 4 channel







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    Re: help wiring 4 ohm speaker into 2 ohm amp

    The 2 sets of terminals are internally bridged, it is a mono, there are 2 sets for ease of wiring subs to it.



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    Re: help wiring 4 ohm speaker into 2 ohm amp

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    Re: help wiring 4 ohm speaker into 2 ohm amp

    Quote Originally Posted by UnderFire View Post
    The 2 sets of terminals are internally bridged, it is a mono, there are 2 sets for ease of wiring subs to it.
    This. It's a single channel amp.



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    Re: help wiring 4 ohm speaker into 2 ohm amp

    ok so i re edited the post after what ya said ... now i need to know if i can wire these into 2 channel 2 ohm amp




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    Re: help wiring 4 ohm speaker into 2 ohm amp

    Quote Originally Posted by ibecollabo View Post
    ok so i re edited the post after what ya said ... now i need to know if i can wire these into 2 channel 2 ohm amp
    I wouldn't, get a 4 channel. 4x75W should be pretty cheap.



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    Re: help wiring 4 ohm speaker into 2 ohm amp

    what do you suggest




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    Re: help wiring 4 ohm speaker into 2 ohm amp

    OP, I've got a PG Octane-R 5.0:4 and a Rockford P8004, both of which I'm willing to sell at 125 shipped each. Would be perfect for you rather than trying to find a 2-channel that will work. PM me if you're interested in one of them.



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    Re: help wiring 4 ohm speaker into 2 ohm amp

    Quote Originally Posted by ibecollabo View Post
    what do you suggest
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    Re: help wiring 4 ohm speaker into 2 ohm amp

    Budget, at 125 Neo's Rockford amp would be a good choice, and match your speakers if you're into that kind of stuff.



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    Re: help wiring 4 ohm speaker into 2 ohm amp

    OP, I'm going to bed for now, but if you leave me a PM, I'll get back to you in the AM. Remember, I'm West Coast time.



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    Re: help wiring 4 ohm speaker into 2 ohm amp

    Quote Originally Posted by ibecollabo View Post
    ok so i have a Rockford Fosgate P1694 6x9 and a Rockford Fosgate T165 6 1/2
    both are 300 watts max and 150 RMs equaling 600 watts max and 300 RMS .... i would like to use a 2 channel amp , the amp is 2 ohms .... can i use this or get a 4 channel
    You Can run 2 sets of speakers that you have mentioned (4ohms ea)two sets of speakers to either ch,to drop it to a 2ohm stereo load,..So, yes you can..Question would be,are you wanting to run front left and right, and rear left and right?With a 4 channel amp you can do this(4ohms each speaker,and ohm load on the amp/stereo)But If you choose to use a 2 channel amp to run one set of front, and one set of rear speakers,you will be in a 2ohm stereo load, and you would only be able to run either Rear, or Front rca/ 2channels,only,non Balanced, in which the rear 6x9 will over power/be louder than your front stage/speakers.Exactly what are you trying to accomplish, and what kind of vehicle ?What Head unit do you have?Model #,




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    Re: help wiring 4 ohm speaker into 2 ohm amp

    You can use the 2 ch.amp...but you won't have any fading capabilities. ..meaning if the rears are louder than the fronts..that's the way it is.a 4 ch.might be a better bet.




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