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    Wiring 2 - 4 ohm DVC subs to monoblock amp

    Alright guys here's what I'd like to do, I have 2 4 ohm DVC subwoofers @ 300wrms currently they are wired individually + to + and - to - thus making each sub at 2 ohm load, they are wired separately and installed in the box, besides not wanting to break the seal and hope that I can seat them back in the box, there is a divider which doesn't allow me to wire the subs together on the inside. There are terminals on the back of the box for each sub. I'm looking to wire them both to a monoblock amp, if I connect both to the amp inputs, will my load be 2 or 4 ohms? The reason I ask is that my amp is 2 ohm stable, but not any lower.

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    Re: Wiring 2 - 4 ohm DVC subs to monoblock amp

    if each sub gives you a 2 ohm load and you are wiring them together you can get either a 1 or 4 ohm final load. so in your situation you cannont run 1 ohm. you will have to run your subs in series. take the pos from on sub and took it to the amp and the negative from the other sub to the negative on the amp. then run a jumper wire from the pos and neg of the subs




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    Re: Wiring 2 - 4 ohm DVC subs to monoblock amp

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    if each sub gives you a 2 ohm load and you are wiring them together you can get either a 1 or 4 ohm final load. so in your situation you cannont run 1 ohm. you will have to run your subs in series. take the pos from on sub and took it to the amp and the negative from the other sub to the negative on the amp. then run a jumper wire from the pos and neg of the subs
    So connect the + terminal of Sub A then the - terminal of Sub B to the amp then run a wire from the Sub A - terminal to + terminal of Sub B? And this is after they are individually already wired down to 2 ohms in parallel inside the box?




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    Re: Wiring 2 - 4 ohm DVC subs to monoblock amp

    Final load 4 ohms




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    Re: Wiring 2 - 4 ohm DVC subs to monoblock amp

    Quote Originally Posted by Sonic. View Post
    Final load 4 ohms
    Okay, that *****, as the power will get cut in half, I may return it and get a 1 ohm stable amp, do you have the diagram for that? I thought I'd seen all the diagrams but I've never seen that one which accounts for not being able to wire inside the box. Thanks!

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    Re: Wiring 2 - 4 ohm DVC subs to monoblock amp

    I think I got it, if I treat each terminal in the back of the box as a SVC 2 ohm subwoofer, all I have to do is run the + and - from Sub A terminals to the + and - terminals of Sub B and then from Sub B to the + and - on the amp to get a 1 ohm load. Or since I'm switching out a 2 channel amp, I can just condense both sets of wire onto the amp doing the same thing, all though not as clean looking, but the wire is already ran and I don't have to do anything but plug and play. Correct?




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    Re: Wiring 2 - 4 ohm DVC subs to monoblock amp

    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewH05 View Post
    I think I got it, if I treat each terminal in the back of the box as a SVC 2 ohm subwoofer, all I have to do is run the + and - from Sub A terminals to the + and - terminals of Sub B and then from Sub B to the + and - on the amp to get a 1 ohm load. Or since I'm switching out a 2 channel amp, I can just condense both sets of wire onto the amp doing the same thing, all though not as clean looking, but the wire is already ran and I don't have to do anything but plug and play. Correct?
    Correct !




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