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    New to car audio - simple questions

    Please bare with me.

    I have a Sony Xplod 1000w amp

    4 ohms: 185 watts RMS x 2 chan
    2 ohms: 200 watts RMS x 2 chan
    Bridged, 4 ohms: 400 watts RMS x 1 chan
    Max power output: 1000 watts

    And I have a Rockford 15'' DVC sub
    Each coil says 250Wrms/500Wpeak. Does that mean that my sub is 500Wrms or 250Wrms?

    If I bridge it, will the amp power my sub?







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    Re: New to car audio - simple questions

    How many ohms are the coils




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    Re: New to car audio - simple questions

    What rockford sub is it?




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    Re: New to car audio - simple questions

    Does that mean that my sub is 500Wrms or 250Wrms?
    250, but the may take more or less depending on the box design.

    If I bridge it, will the amp power my sub?
    what's the impedance of the subs voice coils?



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    creating a proper sound wave. Step one, turn it up until clipping. Step two, done.

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    Re: New to car audio - simple questions

    The coils say exactly this:

    Dual 2 ohm
    250W RMS
    500W Peak

    I will try to find the exact model of sub in a moment.




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    Re: New to car audio - simple questions

    Dual 2 i would run at 4 ohm i wouldn't push that sony to 1 ohm. So if you bridge at 4 ohm it should push it pretty good. I just know that those types of amps like to cut off when you bridge em. So i say just try it bridged if it starts cuttin off on you then just run it to one channel.




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    Re: New to car audio - simple questions

    P2D2-15 15" 2 ohm DVC 400W RMS/800W Peak

    But the coils say 250wrms... I am so confused




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    Re: New to car audio - simple questions

    If I run the sub on one channel at 2 ohm, that would be 500W correct?




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    Re: New to car audio - simple questions

    Quote Originally Posted by Warden View Post
    If I run the sub on one channel at 2 ohm, that would be 500W correct?
    run it bridged at 4 ohms done , if the amp starts having issues , cutting in and out , replace the amp with a better one then




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    Re: New to car audio - simple questions

    Quote Originally Posted by mylows10 View Post
    run it bridged at 4 ohms done , if the amp starts having issues , cutting in and out , replace the amp with a better one then
    how does he do that with 2 dual 2ohm subs



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    Quote Originally Posted by Beatin' View Post
    how does he do that with 2 dual 2ohm subs
    first post says a fosgate dvc 15 d2 sub not 2 subs




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    Re: New to car audio - simple questions

    Quote Originally Posted by mylows10 View Post
    first post says a fosgate dvc 15 d2 sub not 2 subs
    my bad. I always assume people are running two subs.



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    creating a proper sound wave. Step one, turn it up until clipping. Step two, done.

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    Re: New to car audio - simple questions

    Quote Originally Posted by Beatin' View Post
    my bad. I always assume people are running two subs.
    its cool




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