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    2 amps...how to wire power wire?

    i have (i think) 8 gauge wire run from my battery to my amp. but i am gettin subs and hooking another amp up. should i get another 8 gauge wire and run it from the other hole in the terminal all the way to the amp or what would be the best way to wire up my next amp? and will 8 gauge be enough for 400watts or should i go 4g.



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    Re: 2 amps...how to wire power wire?

    i would go with 4 gauge. with wire bigger is better. run the 4 gauge from the batt. into a separator. then have two 8 gauges. one for each amp. thats what i did with 2 and 4 gauge wires




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    Re: 2 amps...how to wire power wire?

    What is the RMS rating of these amps?




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    Re: 2 amps...how to wire power wire?

    could i just get a foot worth of rca's and hook the 2 amps together using the "line in" and "line out"



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    Re: 2 amps...how to wire power wire?

    the one i have now is i think 100x2@4ohms and the one im gettin for the subs is somethin like 200x2@4ohms.



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    Re: 2 amps...how to wire power wire?

    Quote Originally Posted by wErd
    could i just get a foot worth of rca's and hook the 2 amps together using the "line in" and "line out"
    Yes, thats an option. Just make sure the line output from the amp is not filtered any.




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    Re: 2 amps...how to wire power wire?

    I'd run 2 ga. to a distribution block that outputs 8 ga.




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    Re: 2 amps...how to wire power wire?

    2 gauge seems like an overkill for 600 watts...Go with the 4 gauge and you will be fine.




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    Re: 2 amps...how to wire power wire?

    Quote Originally Posted by ashaman
    2 gauge seems like an overkill for 600 watts...Go with the 4 gauge and you will be fine.
    It's not overkill at all. Check out this handy guide:
    http://www.the12volt.com/info/recwirsz.asp




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    Re: 2 amps...how to wire power wire?

    do 4gauge thats what i have if it is in that vet that u picture ur not going to be running the cable all that far defently not far enough for 2gauge.



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