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    Need advice on amps

    My current amp, an old Sony will currently only power one of my 2 subs when bridged. They're Rockford fosgate 10" punch subs. Both subs work, however only one of the 2 terminals work on the amp. That said, I'm not too knowledgable on sound systems and would like help in figuring out a new amp to get. Preferably as inexpensive as possible. I don't need to shatter any windows or blow out eardrums, I just need something that will power my 2 subs and last me.

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    Re: Need advice on amps

    Which rockford subs? Rms?




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    Re: Need advice on amps

    are there two pairs of positive and negative terminals on the amp? You can actually wire your subs in a way that it would still work if only one pair of the pos and negative are still working.



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    Re: Need advice on amps

    Gary, the subs are Rockford Punch subs. 4 Ohm DVC, unsure on individual wattage.


    Jeff, The amp is a sony XM-3040F, its ancient, but its what I have at the moment. I'm hoping to upgrade to something less antiquated and more functional. <$80 hopefully. And you are correct, it does have more than one pos/ neg terminal. just the one works, however. That said, how would I go about getting both to work with the current amp and would it be harmful to the setup?

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    Re: Need advice on amps

    nice old school sony amp




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    Re: Need advice on amps

    If they're DVC 4 ohm you can wire each sub to 8 ohms (voice coils in series) then wire the 2 subs in parallel for a final impedence of 4 ohms.




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    Re: Need advice on amps

    So cheap wise. Look used here or just get a audiopipe aspm for $100 Or maybe a ct 800.1




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    Re: Need advice on amps

    i have an audio technix at800.1 that will be perfect for those subs for 120 shipped its brand new in box




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    Re: Need advice on amps

    Quote Originally Posted by jrdnhsnbrg View Post
    If they're DVC 4 ohm you can wire each sub to 8 ohms (voice coils in series) then wire the 2 subs in parallel for a final impedence of 4 ohms.
    Forgive my lack of knowledge, but I had to have my brother practically soon feed me with the installation. So how would I go about doing that?




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    Re: Need advice on amps

    google or search feature on this forum bud




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