I'm just driving myself nuts looking for an amp. So now that you've decided to purchase two or four subs, its time to show you how to connect them up properly to ensure you achieve the maximum benefits of a multi sub system. I'm trying to connect it to a Memphis. Due to the fact that your power cable needs to handle the current draw from all of your amps at once, it needs to be significantly larger in gauge than called for by the specs of your individual amps. I know they can be wired at a 0. Remember when tape recorders would to that nasty thing to your pre-amps main output? The problem is there is no subwoofer output from the preamp so what's the best way to hook up the sub without degrading the audio signal? Is there an amp setting that allow me to get an identical signal from both of the amp's outputs? Hook up each subwoofer cable to each female input on the splitter and run each subwoofer cable to the L input on both subs, R input on both subs or R input on one subwoofer and L input on the other subwoofer? The amp and cap have their own grounds, power wires are 4gauge.
It is right under channel A on the back of the amp. I believe the amp allows 2x parallel subs out of the box. Without knowing precisely what amp and subs you're referring to, we can't help you with advice. Would it be better to bridge a 4 channel amp to run the sub and 2 speakers, or would it be better to get a mono channel amp for the sub and a 2 channel amp for the speakers? My question is the amp is supposed to be a mono amp but has 2 speaker outputs. I took courses in radio and electronics as a teenager, and became a ham radio operator.
The speaker terminals are used if you want to connect a high-level connection from the receiver or amp to the sub. Want to run the front speakers only on mid and treble and have the bass come from the sub. The value is often found printed on the magnet, if you're unsure of what you have. Generally speaking, a 4-channel amplifier can run four speakers and a sub by wiring the front and rear right hand speakers to one amp channel, the front and rear left speakers to another, and bridge the other two amp channels together to run a sub - however, the subwoofer must present a 4-ohm load to the bridged channels and you lose the front-to-rear fade function of your stereo. Step 5: Listen and Evaluate The most important aspect is how it sounds after its all setup.
You don't want to use a series connection reduces the damping factor of the amp because it will not sound as tight. I am assuming you have speaker post on both subs. Any idea what's going on here? In either case, though, you will want to adjust the sub's low-pass filter setting empirically to whatever provides the best measured response or to whatever provides the sound that is most pleasing to you these may or may not be the same thing. Just use 1+ and 1- on both channels. And if not, could you help me understand why? I recommend getting separate amps for your different model subs. So, how you connect the sub is important.
This is really a great option to ensure maximum gain with reasonably practical positioning. Would it be advantagious to use the terminals? Whether a 2-channel amp plays in stereo or bridged mode has no bearing on its or a sub's running temperature. Next calibrate each speaker to that 75dB reference. Not a clean crisp thump like I was hoping for. Movies may have a lot of bass, but it generally isn't sustained long enough to be considered good test material. If you want a question answered about a system, you must identify the equipment by brand names and model numbers.
I currently have an amp that i would like to use. And I have a crunch gp2350 2 channel amp. It's electrically the same as in the diagram. Or, both subs powered by one amp, wired. I am going to try splitting the source, and if it doesn't sounds good, I will attempt to bridge them. Also another quick question what are the speaker terminals used for on the back of the subs? I have the subs wired already but not to the amp.
Use bass intensive program material you are very familiar with and take a listen. . And don't play a lot of distortion trying to get more bass - that'll damage the subs. Rather than receiving power from the head unit, the relay should be hooked up to another source of battery voltage—either from the or directly from the battery. After college, I joined a rock 'n roll band as the soundman and learned how to lug around and operate the gear that helps make music sound good and loud. Or, do I need to split the signal and send it to both of the amp's inputs? Would it be possible to wire the cvr 122 in series and run one coil on the cvr124 for a final of 2ohms to get the most out of the amp? Some items that ship from the manufacturer can only be delivered to addresses within the 48 contiguous states.
The amp is only stable down to 4 ohms; it looks like I can achieve either a 2 or 8 ohm load 230w and 150w respectively by wiring in parallel or series with this sub obviously the 2-ohm parallel won't work with this amp. Is this correct and how much power do you think i will have at 1. So a hi low converter would have to be installed. Figure 1 works extremely well especially if you only have one row of seating located a few feet off the back wall. Like everyone else, I want all I can get out of the amp, but I don't want to burn it up. Four days after installation the subs blew up. Wiring in one amplifier can be complicated enough, especially when you're dealing with a factory car stereo, and the situation just gets more complex when you add multiple amplifiers to the equation.