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2 Amps vs 1 as far as impacting my electrical system

Old 03-20-2015, 01:34 PM
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2 Amps vs 1 as far as impacting my electrical system

Just getting around to mess with the Mustang and start getting the pieces to upgrade and fix my stereo system and this whole week I've been trying to find that 5 channel amp to drive my entire system and looks like for what I want to pay, I may just have to go with 2 amps since the Hifonics Brutus brx 5000 it seems is not in stock and on ebay they said they werent getting anymore in and the Memphis belle is up for bid only and that amp is 2 long for where i want to mount in car anyway. I want at least 1000x1 for my subs (more than likely sundown audio E-10's) and that hifonics amp was one of the only ones that had a decent real good price on. So if I was not going to upgrade my electrical system to the Big 3 upgrade, how much more of an impact would 2 amps have vs the one Hifonics amp? In case I would have to resort to 2

I still have my Orion hcca 225 which would be 400 w @ 1 ohm for 2 subs but I want more power now and using the sundowns I definitely want more power. I may be satisfied with 300x2 or so if i went with Kickers and I actually liked the kicker amp in best buy but I'm more than likely wanting to stick to my guns and go with what I pretty much decided in the sundowns and at least 1000 w for the subside of the amp to push them though I think i will be satisfied with kicker, the first thread I created guys pretty much convinced me to try what they told me about
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Old 03-21-2015, 11:20 AM
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Well dang lmao,.....Anyone?
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Old 03-22-2015, 05:32 PM
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if you want more than 1000w for subs use 2 amps.
its better than one 5channel but you have to upgrade your electrical system and use at least 100amps battery and 0 gage wire.
I think soundstream ref1.1000 and ref4.760 are very good for you but if you have mony jl audio 1000/1v2 and jl300/4 v2 are better than soundstream.
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Old 03-22-2015, 06:06 PM
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Originally Posted by david.gm View Post
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if you want more than 1000w for subs use 2 amps.
its better than one 5channel but you have to upgrade your electrical system and use at least 100amps battery and 0 gage wire.
I think soundstream ref1.1000 and ref4.760 are very good for you but if you have mony jl audio 1000/1v2 and jl300/4 v2 are better than soundstream.
100 amps battery?


I have an optima battery by they way
I wont be in competition by the way. Someone I've been talking to for a few days, seems to be very knowledgable said use 1 guage
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Old 03-22-2015, 06:53 PM
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yes 100 amps.
watts=amps*volts , so 100 amps * 12.5 volts =1250w , so 100 amps battery + alternator can makes about 1600w @ 12.5 volts. your mono amp needs to 100 amps...
It isn't competition.100 amps battery is necessary to your system.
1 guage is ok but 0 is better.
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Old 03-22-2015, 09:33 PM
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Originally Posted by david.gm View Post
yes 100 amps.
watts=amps*volts , so 100 amps * 12.5 volts =1250w , so 100 amps battery + alternator can makes about 1600w @ 12.5 volts. your mono amp needs to 100 amps...
It isn't competition.100 amps battery is necessary to your system.
1 guage is ok but 0 is better.
yeah all ive ever heard about as far as amperage as far as I can remember is the cold cranking amps so I will google the optima to refresh me.


also my hi's amp will be more than likely a 600 w 4 channel. Might just go ahead and get a sub amp capable of about 2000 watts though since its a better bang for the buck in the American bass ph 4000 in those specific amps anyway
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