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    running one amp 2 ohms an another amp at 4 ohms at same time?

    I have 3 12s in one box 2 subs are running at 2 ohms want to add my other amp to the 1 sub at 4 ohms. My ? Is will mixing the ohms cause it to not sound clean cuz right now it sounds good but i want a lil more power an sense i have an extra sub an amp figured hey why not but not if mixing the ohms on the subs is gonna make it sound like crap....







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    Re: running one amp 2 ohms an another amp at 4 ohms at same time?

    All of the above is a bad idea...why not sell all of that and purchase a good starter setup




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    Re: running one amp 2 ohms an another amp at 4 ohms at same time?

    Well i do plan on getting an all rockford fosgate system in the future but until then this is what i got to work with so running 2 subs at 2 ohms an 1 sub at 4 ohms is not a good idea? How come?




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    Re: running one amp 2 ohms an another amp at 4 ohms at same time?

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    Well i do plan on getting an all rockford fosgate system in the future but until then this is what i got to work with so running 2 subs at 2 ohms an 1 sub at 4 ohms is not a good idea? How come?
    Just not a good idea in general..for so many reasons ...dont want to mix subs or ohm loads pick a set and run it ..and theres alot better stuff than rockford these days browse thru here and get a idea




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    Re: running one amp 2 ohms an another amp at 4 ohms at same time?

    how is it wired up atm, why not sell the 4 ohm woofer and ask some1 to build you a box for your 2x 2ohm subs (if they are the same sub)




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    Re: running one amp 2 ohms an another amp at 4 ohms at same time?

    All 3 subs are the same 12" 4 ohm svc i have 2 running at 2 ohms is there a way to run 1 at 2 ohms?




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    Re: running one amp 2 ohms an another amp at 4 ohms at same time?

    Or can i run all 3 at 2 ohms?




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    Re: running one amp 2 ohms an another amp at 4 ohms at same time?

    wire 3x 4ohm subs in parallel to to achive a 1.34 ohm load.... do this and get yourself an amp that can run stable at 1 ohm

    ---------- Post added at 04:04 AM ---------- Previous post was at 04:04 AM ----------

    what amp?
    if you wire them in series, you'll get a 12 ohm load




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    Re: running one amp 2 ohms an another amp at 4 ohms at same time?

    its a cheap boss nxd4500 says its 1 ohm stable on it but its BS cuz i parallel wired all 3 subs an didnt hit as hard as the 2 at 2 ohms think ill do that find a good 1 ohm stable amp




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    Re: running one amp 2 ohms an another amp at 4 ohms at same time?

    yep, also buy yourself a dmm (digital multimeter)




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