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    ohms

    how do i take 8 ohm subs and bridge em into a 4 ohm load with my amp, or shuld i just buy 4 ohm subs and run my amp as a 2 chanel 125x2?







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    slick rick- if you have the 8ohm subs call <br />the subs sub#1 and sub#2 take the positive and<br />minus of sub #1 and wire it to the positive and <br />minus of sub#2 both subs are now in a 4ohm load<br />now take the positive and negative of your<br />bridge amp and wire it to sub#1 positive and minus<br />only. if you are planning to buy 4ohm subs<br />make sure your amp is stable into 2ohm bridge/mono. because<br />wiring both 4ohm subs in parallel (meaning<br />plus to plus and minus to minus will present a<br />2ohm load two your amp) so make sure your amp is<br />stable into a 2ohm bridge/mono load <img src="cool.gif" border="0">




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    will bridging the amp make it n e better considering the bridged powr is the same as the channeled power, id like 2 just take out the old pioneers and pop in the new kicker comps 10's, i hae circuit city install my amp and subs, so i figure i can just put in the new subs myself.




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    subs and speakers

    slick rick--what kind of amp do you have.
    and what is the power rating at 4ohm bridge/mono
    some better built amps will double there stereo channel
    power into a bridge load. ( for example)
    precision power pcx 2200
    200x2 into 4ohm stereo
    400x2 into 2ohms stereo
    800x1 into 4ohm bridge/mono

    did you also buy a sub box with speakers from circuit city
    (meaning factory made) example mtx, jlaudio,etc
    you might void the warranty if you remove the subs
    from the box. check with circuit city first.




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    subs and speakers

    slick rick--what kind of amp do you have.
    and what is the power rating at 4ohm bridge/mono
    some better built amps will double there stereo channel
    power into a bridge load. ( for example)
    precision power pcx 2200
    200x2 into 4ohm stereo
    400x2 into 2ohms stereo
    800x1 into 4ohm bridge/mono

    did you also buy a sub box with speakers from circuit city
    (meaning factory made) example mtx, jlaudio,etc
    you might void the warranty if you remove the subs
    from the box. check with circuit city first.




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    sorry for the double post




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    its ok. i have an mtx thunder 102
    heres the stats:
    rms- 25x2 @ 4 ohms
    50x2@ 2 ohms
    100 watts bridged@4 ohms
    dynamic power(peak)-
    65x2@ 4 ohms
    125x2@ 2 ohms
    250 watts brdiged @ 4 ohms

    i really dont feel like bridging it, but if it will make it sound better, than i will. i wana put in 2 kicker comp 10's, and i hope the amp is good enough. and do they make non free-air models, cuz all i seem 2 find is free air models. the vox i have and subs r not from circuity city, i just had em installed there. n e advice is welcome.




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