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    4 Channel Wiring

    So I have a decent grasp on the situation but I've never amped my speakers before. I'm looking at a 4 channel amp and four 3ohm speakers. The amp is a Soundstream RUB4.600 which is fine at 2ohms from what I hear but what will the final ohm load be after I hook up all 4 speakers? Each speaker has 2 sets of terminals so how does that work? Also, my headunit has front and rear preamps and I already have my subs hooked up to rear. Only running front to the 4 channel with a daisy chain RCA just cuts out the fade feature right? Sub control stays the same? Thanks!







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    Re: 4 Channel Wiring

    It's rated 100W x4 at 4 ohms and 150W x4 at 2 ohms. At 3 ohms it'll be about 125W x4. You can get RCA splitters. You'll lose the fading ability with that.




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    Re: 4 Channel Wiring

    if each speaker is a 3 ohm speaker then the amp will see 3 ohms per channel which that amp is fine with. What midrange are you installing? As for the rca connection all you have to do is run 1 pair to the amp out of the front output from the deck. Select 2ch input and make sure you connect rca to front input on the amp, no daisy chain required.




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    Re: 4 Channel Wiring

    Thanks guys! I'm using Soundstream SST6x9 and 4x6.




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    Re: 4 Channel Wiring

    what kind of rig? some factory setups use a little beefier wire and some vehciles are a pain in the *** to run new wires. I would look into upgrading the wire thats in there for most vehicles if you are going to be running that kind of power.




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    Re: 4 Channel Wiring

    85 Cadillac Fleetwood! It's my lowlow so I've had the interior apart numerous times. So I figure I just cut apart all the speaker wires that were plugged into my deck and instead run em straight to the amp right? Cuz signal is from the RCA.




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    Re: 4 Channel Wiring

    Yes. Disconnect the speaker wires behind the hu and run upgraded wires from the speakers to the amp, if you can access them through the door jamb.



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    Re: 4 Channel Wiring

    Quote Originally Posted by CCooney View Post
    Yes. Disconnect the speaker wires behind the hu and run upgraded wires from the speakers to the amp, if you can access them through the door jamb.
    Why would it matter if I can access the old wires? Isn't it actually easier to just run new ones?




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    Re: 4 Channel Wiring

    You can do that too as long as the stock are a thick enough gauge for what you're running.



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    Front: PPS 4-6/Kappa 682.9cf
    PPI 900.4
    Sub:2 HDS210d4 2.5cuft net@35hz. (Designed by skdooley/Built by me)
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    big 3: 2/0 weld wire
    Knu ofc 1/0 runs

    Bought from: tat2bass, xxxbasshead
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