1. finnmorgan

    amplifier issues

    I have bought a car with a very professionally installed Kenwood system from the early 2000s I assume. The issue i'm facing is in the Kenwood KAC-8404 Amplifier. For some reason the A-channel only output on the right speaker. The mono switch forces audio to the left channel and so there is no...
  2. E

    Mg marvel r bose amp wiring help

    Hi. I will be trying to hook up an amp and subwoofer in the Mg marvel r with the Bose sound system. Does anyone happen to know which color the +- on left and right rear speaker is?
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    FOR SALE JVC KW-Z1000W, JL Audio XD 700/5 v2, Wavetech Link 8

    FS: JVC KW-Z1000W 10.1” floating head unit Condition (1 being worst - 10 being best) 9.5 JL Audio XD 700/5v2 5ch amp $325–Free shipp——SOLD Condition (1 being worst - 10 being best) 9 Wavetech Link 8 Line output converter Condition (1 being worst - 10 being best) $90–Free shipping...
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    What fuse for amps power cable?

    Hello guys, I bought today a 4 channel TRF M600.4AB amplifier and dont know what fuse to use for power cable. On the internet i have read that because my amp has 2 fuses 40 amps each, i have to use a 80 ampere fuse. But my amps manual says that i need to use a 40 ampere fuse. What is the right ?
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    8 AWG or 4 AWG for amps power cable?

    Hello, I want to buy a 4 channel TRF M600.4AB amplifier (600 watt RMS, 1200 watt max) and connect to it a 12" TRF VLSW122D2 Subwoofer (250 watt RMS) and 2 front JBL Stage 2 604C speakers (6.5'', 45 watt RMS each). Should i use an 8 AWG power cable to my amp or an 4 AWG? Also what gauge wire...
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    45 RMS speakers to 80 RMS amp per channel

    Hello, I have a TRF M600.4AB amplifier which power is 80 watt RMS per channel (at 4 ohms) and i want to connect to it my front speakers (JBL Stage 2 604C) which are 45 watt RMS and 4 ohms. Is this possible or the speakers will be blown up? Do i necessarily have to buy new speakers above 80 watt RMS?
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    Is my battery enough for adding an amp?

    Hello guys, I own a Mercedes A 140 W168 and i want to install a 4 channel TRF M600.4AB amplifier (600 watt RMS, 1200 watt max) and connect to it a 12'' TRF VLSW122D2 Subwoofer (250 watt RMS) and 2 additional speakers on car's shelf (85 watt RMS each). So the music will be performed by 6...
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    Will the sub perform good?

    Hello guys, I want to buy a TRF M600.4AB amplifier (4 channels, 600 watt RMS max, max RMS power 4ohm 80W*4, max RMS power bridged 4ohm 300W*2) and a TRF VLSW123D2 Subwoofer (12'', 350 watt RMS, dual 2ohm voice coil) for my car. And i want to connect the "2 voice coils" of the sub in series (so...
  9. R

    (1) Sundown ZV6 2-OHM 12" 2500W RMS - Suggestions on Automotive Electrical Help and Amplifier Recommendation Needed

    I currently own a 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier that I am currently building a subwoofer install in. My complete and current installs: New Kenwood KDC-BT378U radio with built-in speaker amp, All new door and deck speakers. (COMPLETE) Big 3 Kit, Mechman 270 AMP Alternator, (1) Sundown ZV6 12" 2-OHM...
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    Help identifying what kind of amp this is.

    I know it’s a 2 channel amp but there is no brand name on it and I don’t know how many watts it is. I need to know what kind of amp I have if anyone can help.
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    Upgrading Electrical For First Time?

    I just purchased a 2000 Chevrolet cavalier LS 4DR. I am going to be purchasing (2) Sundown X 12 2 ohms (1500 watts a piece) and (1) Crescendo Bass Clef 6000W Amp In the next coming weeks. I will be custom building my box. I was wondering what electrical upgrades I will need to power this system...
  12. Mirza54000

    Audison lrx 2.9 in Protection

    Hi Guys, I just bought this Audison lrx 2.9 amplifier. The amp is wired correctly. Trying to run JBL 1220D (2ohms per coil) . Connected the positive to speaker left positive and negative to speaker right negative. Ground is connected to NEGATIVE and Battery to POSITIVE. Switched between mono...
  13. J

    Help with simple 12V, Ground, & Remote Wire Connections

    I have no idea how I am supposed to put my wires in here (third pic) with that metal thing that seems to be in the way. Is there a certain connector or adapter I need? If so please help and tell me what I need to get? This is the only help I need. Thank you.
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    FOR SALE 2 Memphis Belles 16-MC600Ds and 1 Arc Audio 300.4

    Selling 3 Amps. 2 Memphis Belle 16-MC1300Ds one in perfect working order $350 plus shipping obo, the other channels 1, 2 and sub work channels 3 & 4 do not. Believe has possible bad input stage had estimate of $125 to fix. Will take $125 plus shipping obo. 1 Arc Audio 300.4 in perfect working...
  15. Manu

    Amplifier TOXIC TX 1600-N

    Hello guys, i'm new on this forum and i have a question for you. I'm using 2 speakers JBL CS1214, 1000w peak, 250w RMS each. These speakers are amplified by a TOXIC TX 1600-N. The question is: can this amplifier run on 2omhs in bridge ? I was searching about this amplifier and i didn't found...
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    FOR SALE Cadence A7+HC Ultrashock Amplifier - $250

    Cadence 1200 Watt A7+HC Ultrashock Amplifier - $250 For sale, used Cadence amplifier, puts out 1200watts Specs: Mono Block 500W RMS x 1 @ 4 ohm 800W x 1 @ 2 ohm 1200W x 1 @ 1 ohm 24dB Low pass adjustable crossover 18dB adjustible Subsonic Filter RCA preamp line out 8 volt line input voltage...
  17. D

    Recommend me an amplifier for my car & speakers

    Hello guys, I currently have Opel Astra 3 door car, which is pretty small car, and wanted to upgrade the audio system, bought a good Sony CD player with bluetooth, and those speakers - Hertz DSK 170.3 & Hertz CX 165, they are rated from 80W to almost 200, they have different Watt ratios so my...
  18. T

    Input sensitivity Question

    Ok so Im getting audio single to my amp from my rear speakers to a loc but Im wondering what should my input sensitivity be set at? 100mv-2 or 2-8 from what I hear you can just see what one works best when it's all set up.
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    Subwoofers get quite then loud again

    hey i have a simple question with Hopefully a simple answer now the setup I have going is not practical I know i know that I don't have them running in a efficient way but any how I have taramps hd3000 1 ohm to a power acoustic mofo 122x dvc 2ohm @ 4ohm and a rockville db15 running a power...
  20. M

    Car Audio System Keeps Killing My Battery

    Hello I’ve had my audio setup for a while now with no issues until last week. Went to leave my house and car won’t start because the battery is dead. Figured I had a bad battery because it was pretty old so I got a new one. Next day battery was dead again. So I unhooked my 2 amps and jumped my...
  21. Jgrif593

    Monoblock Amp with Two Sets of Terminals wired Parallel

    I have a Skar RP-800.1D, it is a monoblock with 2 sets of speaker terminals. I know that this is for easier wiring/ more space for wires. My question is when I wire this into my DVC sub, can I just run + to +, + to +, - to -, and - to -, and would this end up as parallel wiring? -For any...
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    Avalon 2005 headunit replaced - anyone have data sheet/specs for wires on the amp under the passenger seat?

    I put in a Kenwood carplay head unit years ago and it's worked fine. I have the JBL system and I use a Metra TYTO-01 JBL Amplifier Interface Harness to go from high level speaker outputs on the kenwood HU to the Metra harness which then goes to the factory radio harness and feeds into the...
  23. Hags222

    Basic question about calculating RMS and total wattage of my set up

    This question may be quite straight forward, but I cannot find an answer anywhere. I am new to this forum but I found the formula to ballpark estimate my total amperage. I do not understand one part. When you calculate this, do you add up the total RMS of the amplifier AND the subwoofers it will...
  24. BassJunkie96

    COMPLETED Brutal Sounds Bs2.1 $250

    Hello, selling a brutal sounds BS2.1 Korean 2k amplifier. Its been very lightly used, and in great condition comes with all accessories including the Allen key's for the power and other terminals. It's a great amp its just time to upgrade to a little more power. This amp is .5 ohm stable but...
  25. R

    Seeking help in selecting an Amplifier

    I am having Infinity Reference 6530 cxf (Component) in the front doors and Ref 6532 ix (Coaxials) in the back door. Could you please let me know if amplifier is needed to these speakers.? If yes, kindly suggest a good amplifier which suits these speakers. Note: I need little more bass and...
  26. P

    Help! Amplifier max output for Speakers!

    Greetings to everyone! Guys, just a simple question regarding amplifiers. I bought a 500w amp, 2-channel bridge. So, do I have 500w on each channel (for 2x 500w speakers) or I should consider the sum of both (for 250w speakers)? I bought 2x speakers, for rear only (Alpine SXE-6925S, 6 x 9...
  27. bass-aholic

    FOR SALE Crescendo BC2000D $200

    This is a very lightly used Crescendo BC2000D amplifier. Will do 2250W RMS at 12v and 1 ohm, not 14.4v like a lot of other amps rate at. One of the top of the line best amp companies for competition use. Stable to .5 ohm. If you know about this amp you know this is a steal, these sell for...
  28. Seanmcgahee

    FOR SALE WTB DD Audio M2C or similar mono amp

    Hello, my name is Sean McGahee. I am a Disabled Army Veteran and i have currently purchased my first vehicle since recovering from my injuries that occurred while i was deployed in Afghanistan. I am currently having a new engine installed into the SUV i purchased and am in need of an Amplifier...
  29. S

    Planning a new setup?

    Hey, there. So I'm planning to buy a new system. nothing too extreme. Planning to go with about 1000w RMS. So i found this Pioneer amp: Seems like a great deal. It rates 1200w RMS @ 1 ohm (not stated at this website, tho)...
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    Power wire causing amplifier output signal to distort?

    Hi! I’m having an headache with my cars sound system. It seems that no matter what parts i use, my amps output signal gets little distortion from somewhere. So to open this up a little, here’s what i’m using: HU: Kenwood KMM-BT304 Fronts: Skar Audio SK65C Rears: Skar Audio SK65 4ch Amp: Rodek...
  31. Rowdyrod59

    HELP! Wiring issues on Boss PV3700 amp and I'm too ignorant to figure it out

    Installing a Boss PV3700 amp in my son's Durango. Ran all the wires like manual said, but the amp won't power up. Put my multimeter on the power and ground (key off - 0.00v), (key on - 0.00v); Ran a wire from battery ground to connect to my multimeter and rechecked (key off - 14.7v), (Key on -...
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    Trying to sell equipment. Newbern NC area

    Two shallow audiomobile gts2110 10” subwoofers (single 4ohm 400w) retail for $250. Ported enclosure will come with no scuffs in the felt got it new for around $110. Skar Lp-v2 1000w monoblock amplifier never seen power. Want about 350-400 for everything but will negotiate.
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    Help Figuring out what amplifier can output on 3ohm speakers

    Hi all, I'm sure that I'm missing something obvious feel free to correct my assumptions Doing my first audio install on my Lancer. Saved the amplifier from the old car. I don't want to pay someone else to do it mainly because the last guy did it pretty rough and I wanted to do it my own way...
  34. keep_hope_alive

    Zapco ST-6X DSP amplifier review - no input gain!

    Over the past two weeks I have both installed and uninstalled the Zapco ST-6X DSP six channel amplifier. My access to the amplifier is due to my having installed it (and a companion Zapco ST-2000xmII) in a friend’s car, only to remove it six days later. I’ll try to keep this review objective...
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    Need help completing first build. Thoughts? Tips?

    I'm starting to take an interest in cars and vehicle audio systems, for as long as I know I was fed up with the poor SQ of stock speakers. Right now I have an 04 Blazer 2dr with stock HU, stock dash speakers, Pioneer TS-A1680F on my doors, and Pioneer TS-A6970F running in the rear. I spaced on...
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    Can I Run 8 speakers with Amp(4speakers) 4 on head unit.

    Hey I am new to car audio so I don’t know a lot of stuff so I need your help guys and it’s always better to know from the experts.So currently I am having a Sony head unit x800ui rated 55W*4 and 8 speaks in my car total running on it, wired by a local shop but the car audio was better when my...
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    FS: JL HD600/4

    View Listing FS: JL HD600/4 4-channel subwoofer amplifer 150 watts RMS x 4 (rated power from 1.5 to 4 ohms) 300 watts RMS x 2 bridged (rated power from 3 to 8 ohms) variable high- and low-pass filter (50-500 Hz 12 or 24dB/octave) subsonic filter and output...
  38. B

    FS: Atomic AT-5000.1 Class D Monoblock

    View Listing FS: Atomic AT-5000.1 Class D Monoblock Hardcore amps. You should know what these are if you're in the market. - Model 5000.1- Class D mono block- A competition linkable grade Amplifier- RMS 5000W  1 ohm* Digital mono block amplifier* Dual MOS-FET power...
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    FS: Audiopipe 3000.1 Class D Monoblock

    View Listing FS: Audiopipe 3000.1 Class D Monoblock Great amp. Used with a pair of DC Audio Level 4 XL's, which I'm also selling along with the rest of my gear. • Power Amplifier: 3000 Watts• Channel: 1 Channel Class D• Frequency Response: 8Hz - 18KHz• Signals to Noise...
  40. Tom Keyte

    Help wiring amp & head unit to leisure battery

    Hi, thanks in advance for any help. I've added a leisure battery to my van, using the wiring in this video: I have this amp: and this head...